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Woolly rhinoceros’s skull found in Krasnoyarsk north

Woolly rhinoceros’s skull found in Krasnoyarsk north

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the Tungussky nature reserve in the north of the Krasnoyarsk region, the woolly rhinoceros’s skull bone fragments were found - these animals became extinct 8-14 thousand years ago. Tomsk State University scientist Andrey Shpansky, after studying the find, reported that the bone fragments ...

Norilsk residents saw first rainbow

Norilsk residents saw first rainbow

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. This week it has become significantly warmer in Norilsk. The air temperature has risen to above zero, and today in the city it’s +5. After the heavy snowfall of the past weekend, under the rays of the sun, the remaining snow cover began to melt ...

SFU scientists extract gold and antimony using bacteria

SFU scientists extract gold and antimony using bacteria

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Specialists from the Siberian Federal University (SFU), together with colleagues from the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) and the Scientific Center for Research on the Extreme State of the Body of the Federal Research Center KSC SB RAS, have developed a method, unique for Russia, ...

Siberian scientist told about powerful solar flares

Siberian scientist told about powerful solar flares

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Earth is experiencing one of the strongest magnetic storms in the last decade. Over three weeks, the planet was hit by 21 flares, 12 of which were of the highest X-ray class. At the same time, four clouds of hot plasma are heading ...

Taimyr female musk ox Alana turns one year old

Taimyr female musk ox Alana turns one year old

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The first birthday of the female musk ox Alana was celebrated at Royev Rouchey. She was rescued a year ago in Taimyr. After the calf was delivered to the Krasnoyarsk zoo, the staff fed Alana with special milk for ungulates - in certain proportions and ...

Musk ox population to be studied in Taimyr

Musk ox population to be studied in Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists from the Institute of Ecology and Geography of Siberian Federal University and the United Directorate of Taimyr Nature Reserves will conduct a large-scale study of the musk ox population in the north of the Krasnoyarsk region. As Siberian Federal University professor and scientific director ...

Taimyr vegetation digital map created in Krasnoyarsk

Taimyr vegetation digital map created in Krasnoyarsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists from the Forest Institute named after V. N. Sukachev developed a digital map of the Taimyr peninsula vegetation cover’s main types. Using modern remote sensing and GIS technologies, biologists mapped the tundra and analyzed climatic, biotic and anthropogenic factors. The data obtained by ...

New weather station to be tested on Putorana plateau

New weather station to be tested on Putorana plateau

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A new device has appeared in the scientific department of the Taimyr Nature Reserves directorate - a professional automatic weather station. Using sensors, it can collect and process weather data within a radius of several kilometers, both automatically and remotely. As Taimyr Nature Reserves reported, ...

Krasnoyarsk scientists studied Yenisey bay ichthyofauna

Krasnoyarsk scientists studied Yenisey bay ichthyofauna

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists from the Krasnoyarsk Agrarian State University conducted a study of the Yenisey bay’s ichthyofauna. In fact, this is the first such study in the bay, which is of high significance for Taimyr. The project was implemented with the help of the RN-Vankor company’s grant. ...