• Seismic sensors will monitor the emergence of new craters in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district

  • In the village of Sabetta in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district appeared first seismic sensors to monitor the formation of underground funnels reports TASS with reference to the Department of science and innovation in the region.

    To install it, scientists drilled the well to a depth of four meters and placed inside the sensor, the data logger activity is on the surface.

    "Instrument scientists to monitor, study and predict possible natural disasters in the area of industrial development. The sensors will register oscillations of the earth's surface and transmit information in YEC "Arctic" and a Single geophysical service RAS for further processing and interpretations", — said the representative of the Department.

    The specialists have also installed a residential unit for arranging research hospital. There will be monitoring of terrestrial ecosystems of the Yamal tundra.

    It is planned that a similar seismic sensors will appear on the Bovanenkovskoye field and in the village of Hirasawa.

    In 2014 near the Bovanenkovo oil and gas condensate field was discovered crater of unknown origin. According to experts, it was the result of natural processes, the details of which have yet to be clarified. Scientists were able to descend into the crater in November of the same year. It became clear that its depth reaches 16 meters.


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