The eighth scientific station will appear in Yamal next year
15:09 6 ноября 2019
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The eighth scientific and research station in the settlement Marresale will appear in Yamal in 2020. Now there are seven such stations. The last of them was set in 2019 in the settlement Seyakha, Yamalskiy district.
The complexes are aimed at organizing of comfortable conditions of work for scientists and researchers from different countries. For example, researches of this year allowed considerably advancing in issues of study of soil and vegetation cover of tundra, ecological diversity, the Earth’s magnetic field.
Conducting of 15 field expeditions is planned for 2020 within the project “Yamal – Arctic” on the territory of the region. About 300 scientists will participate in them. The center for exploration of the Arctic will receive 360 million rubles from the budget next year. The funds will be allocated to fulfillment of two full-scale projects – cleaning of Vilkitsky Island and the settlement Kharasavey. They suppose cleaning of the territories of industrial waste.
As it should be noted, the ecological group went to Kharasavey this year. During one season the volunteers managed to collect 660 tonnes of metal scrap, 760 cubic meters of wooden waste and 1000 cubic meters of building waste. The territory with the area 4 hectares was cleaned. Work on Vilkitsky Island has been conducted for the third year. The volunteers collected more than 3 thousand casks, dismantled 20 ramshackle buildings and structures.