The scientific expedition of Vladivostok went to the Arctic

This is the first joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and Moscow State University. It is planned that the campaign will last about a month and it will be the purpose of Siberian Islands.

  • RIA Novosti reported.  Gennady Shishkin
  • RIA Novosti reported. Gennady Shishkin

The vessel of the Maritime State University (MSU) Nevel "Professor Clustine" with students and teachers on board on Tuesday set sail from Vladivostok in a scientific expedition, during which the planned climate and environmental monitoring of the Northern Sea Route.

 

This is the first joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and Moscow State University. It is planned that the campaign will last about a month and it will be the purpose of Siberian Islands. In Pevek expedition members will meet with the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization Koji Sekimitsu, which sailed through the Northeast Passage on the nuclear icebreaker "50 Years of Victory".

"Today revives tradition to accompany the sea, in the Arctic Ocean, cadets and sailors. Resumed the tradition of research in the Arctic, and it is good that it continues to young people. This is a particular case, and then — the society will be actively engaged in underwater operations, the study of the ocean and sea history of our country, "- said the first vice-president of the RGS, honored Russian polar explorer Artur Chilingarov seeing members of the expedition.

  • RIA Novosti reported.  Gennady Shishkin
  • RIA Novosti reported. Gennady Shishkin

Take part in the expedition of about 150 students, young scientists, professors and leading scientists of Moscow State University named after Nevel, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Far Eastern Federal University (Palo), institutes of the Far Eastern and Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow State Academy of Water Transport.

VLADIVOSTOK, July 23 — RIA Novosti.

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