MMBI has reported to FASO Russia on the marine field research program.


On 8-9 December, Moscow, a reporting scientific and technical conference “Results of research expeditions on research vessels owned by FASO Russia” took place. It was organized by FASO Russia. First Deputy Research Director Professor Pavel R. Makarevich made an oral presentation “An integrated geo-ecological monitoring of the Barents Sea aboard the expedition research vessel “Dalnie Zelentsy”. Also, Pavel R. Makarevich presented a scientific report “Peculiarities of primary production potential in coastal pelagic ecosystems of the Arctic archipelago”. The speaker presented the sensational material about the presence of active chlorophyll in phytoplankton during the polar night. There were several hypotheses proposed to explain this new for scientists phenomenon. The report aroused great interest and lively discussion.