of 3

Arctic

Arctic warming could reduce atmospheric carbon

Arctic warming could reduce atmospheric carbon

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Researchers from the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, together with foreign colleagues, have been studying processes in the Arctic ocean for ten years. The findings suggest that shrinking multi-year ice in the Arctic could lead to growth of microalgae and greater uptake of atmospheric carbon. ...

State supports projects in Arctic for billions of rubles

State supports projects in Arctic for billions of rubles

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. About 70 investors in the Far East and the Arctic benefited from special support measures in 2022. To provide investment projects with capital, the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East has implemented two preferential financing programs. According to the first, developed for ...

Bacteria and ultraviolet light to clean ocean

Bacteria and ultraviolet light to clean ocean

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. For the first time, European biologists have shown in practice that bacteria are able to digest plastic and decompose it into carbon dioxide and other molecules. The work of scientists from the Royal Netherlands Institute for Marine Exploration was published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin, ...

Polar bear studied nuclear icebreaker near Novaya Zemlya

Polar bear studied nuclear icebreaker near Novaya Zemlya

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the area of cape Zhelaniya near Severny island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, the nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural met a curious polar bear. A unique video and photo was taken by the third assistant to the captain Yana Rozhina, Atomflot said. While the icebreaker was ...

Ice crossing opened in Taimyr

Ice crossing opened in Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Norilsktransgaz enterprise opens a closed-type ice crossing for traffic along the route: the zero berth of the Dudinka river - the right bank of the Yenisey river - the Yenisey river - Kabatsky island - the Kabatskaya channel - the left bank of ...

Melting permafrost swamps to make Arctic soil more nutritious

Melting permafrost swamps to make Arctic soil more nutritious

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The greening of the Arctic will become larger thanks to a natural process - the deep melting of frozen swamps. The process stimulates the useful substances extraction from peat. Peat ice samples analysis showed the concentration of phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, cobalt and other elements ...

Scientists from Ufa created Aurora forecasting model

Scientists from Ufa created Aurora forecasting model

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A group of scientists from Ufa University, the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences has developed a virtual model that allows you to observe and predict aurora and ...

Coming days in Taimyr to be still frosty

Coming days in Taimyr to be still frosty

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On January 17 and 18, severe frosts persist in the south of the Taimyr municipal district. The expected air temperature is minus 50 °C, partly cloudy, without precipitation. South wind 2-7 m/s, gusts up to 12 m/s in places. On January 19 and 20, partly ...

Northern Latitudinal Railway to appear in Russia

Northern Latitudinal Railway to appear in Russia

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The president of Russia has confirmed plans for the Northern Latitudinal Railway construction. The launch of the project will allow, among other things, to unload the BAM and the Trans-Siberian Railway. This is fundamentally important given the reorientation of the main export resources to ...