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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 ...

Magnetic storm to hit Earth on New Year’s Eve

Magnetic storm to hit Earth on New Year’s Eve

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. At the end of the month, weather-dependent people and hypertensive patients will have a hard time - for several days in a row (from December 25 to 28) the Earth’s magnetosphere will be shaken by geomagnetic impacts due to flares and black spots on ...

Norilsk photographers can help scientists learn more about Arctic birds

Norilsk photographers can help scientists learn more about Arctic birds

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Bird Conservation Union invites the country's photographers to take part in the large-scale research project Russian Winter 2022/23. The pictures will help scientists learn more about the birds wintering in our country and save them. You can join the project until February 28 on ...

Sciences Academy and Nornickel explored territory equal to Ireland

Sciences Academy and Nornickel explored territory equal to Ireland

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Nornickel and the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) summed up the results of the Large Scientific Expedition (BSE), a large-scale study of biodiversity in the territories where the company's operating enterprises are located. The main goals of the expedition were ...

Nornickel to double donations for rescued bear

Nornickel to double donations for rescued bear

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. At the XII International Forum The Arctic: Present and Future, Andrey Grachev, Nornickel’s vice president, told reporters that the company would double the amount that the Russians would donate for the rehabilitation of Dikson, the polar bear rescued in the Arctic. Recall that the emaciated ...

«Smart, obedient, understanding bear!»

«Smart, obedient, understanding bear!»

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Rehabilitation of the polar bear Dixon, rescued in Taimyr and transported to the Moscow Zoo, continues. He sits down on his own, director of the Moscow Zoo Svetlana Akulova reports on her Telegram channel. A few days ago, a broken tusk was removed from the ...

Norilsk says goodbye to sunshine

Norilsk says goodbye to sunshine

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. November in Norilsk is the month preceding the polar night. At this time, in clear weather, the sky around Norilsk is lit up with wonderful sunsets, which can bestow the status of the greatest photographer on any passer-by. At the same time, the sun is ...

Tundra plants help slow Arctic melting

Tundra plants help slow Arctic melting

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists at the University of Zurich have studied the energy balance of the land surface in the Arctic. They linked vegetation data to energy exchange data they had been collecting from 1994 to 2021. It is known that the Arctic is warming faster than other ...