2.07.12.Ekspeditsiya "Floating University" found in the Barents Sea off the coast of Novaya Zemlya has not studied the warm current, the press service of the Government of the Arkhangelsk region.
On a section of the Franz Josef Land — Cape Desire staff Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg found unconventionally warm current. The need to investigate it forced the expedition to change the work plan for the cuts. The course of bringing the vessel was adjusted and "Professor Molchanov" turned west. The new route will last as long as the scientists do not receive all the information they need.
Sea currents in the New Earth are not well understood, but modern instruments installed on the vessel "Professor Molchanov" by a grant from the Russian Geographical Society, allow the expedition to obtain highly accurate data. As it can be judged on the changes in the ecosystem of Novaya Zemlya in the Barents Sea area associated with global climate change on Earth.
Expedition organized Roshydromet (Arctic) Federal University and the Russian Geographical Society on board FGBU "North UGMS" "Professor Molchanov".