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START OF THE FIRST STAGE OF "TRANSARCTIC - 2019" EXPEDITION.

22.03.2019

Researchers from MMBI KSC RAS went on a voyage aboard the Roshydromet RV "Akademik Treshnikov". The expedition opens a new stage in the development of the Northern Sea Route, envisaged by the Strategy for the Development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. In total, 4 vessels of Roshydromet will work in parallel, and integrated research will be conducted by scientists from 15 institutes of Russia, as well as Germany. The return of “Akademik Treshnikov” to Murmansk is scheduled on the 20th of May and will be timed to the Polar Explorers Day.

MMBI employees Nikita Meshcheryakov and Olga Zimina

together with our colleague from the SSC RAS Vitaly Semin.

Media coverage of the event:

http://murman.tv/news/78935-transarktika---2019-ctart-pervogo-etapa-unikalnoy-ekspedicii-nauchnoe-sudno-akademik-treshnikov-vyshlo-v-reys.html