Researcher, Pacific Oceanological Institute named Ilicheva (POI Feb RAS) have developed a method of forecasting climate change and development of natural processes in the Arctic, using sediment from the bottom of lakes and seas. The project received a grant from the Russian science Foundation (RNF) to 2.3 million rubles, said TASS the author of the project Alexander Kolesnik.
"The expected results have potential practical value and can be used in paleoreconstruction with subsequent projections of climate change, the extent and thickness of sea ice, biological productivity, development of hazardous natural processes and the overall health of strategically important regions of the country, expansion of mineral resource base, which is especially important for the Arctic region", — said Kolesnik.
The data scientist will be taken from existing samples of surface layer sediments from the East Siberian and Chukchi seas with the adjoining areas of the Arctic ocean, the Kuril-Kamchatka trench with the adjacent part of the abyssal plains of the Pacific ocean, the Kuril basin of the Okhotsk sea and lake Baikal.
In Norilsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai), on the initiative of the traffic police, was consecrated accident-prone intersection of Soviet street and Lenin street in the Central district of the city. The ceremony was performed together by the priest of the Trinity Church father Sergiy and the chief of Department of traffic police of city Department of internal Affairs Alexander Yanovich.
The expedition of the Arctic floating University (APU) have reached the northernmost point during its existence. According to him, access to these latitudes became possible due to climate change. For all time of existence of the project since 2012, this is an absolute record.
In the Krasnoyarsk region, in the framework of the project for the replenishment of water resources in the Yenisei river was released in 316 thousand fry of Siberian sturgeon. To carry out this environmental actions "Norilsk Nickel" has spent 30 million rubles. According to the representative of the company is one of the points of the large-scale environmental programs.
The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
The fighting was interrupted Donetsk filtration station. The power supply has been disconnected at 19:25 on Saturday, July 22. Stopped water supply to the city of Avdeevka, partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, towns Verkhnetoretskoye, Red Partisans, and the village Vasilevka and Kruta Balka.
The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.