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Arctic Research Bloggers


The INTERACT network runs an arctic research blog.There’s stories from scientists working on all sorts of things, in all manner of places, right around the arctic circle. Take a read of the most recent updates…


  • Tales from the Aktru Station in Altai Mountains (Part 4) September 18, 2020
    Another reason for TSU team to be proud of the Station and its life is provided by the regular and diverse Aktru Station’s “Event Programme”. Although the Station opens for the general public only during 3 summer months, it usually (annually) hosts 4 special, traditional events alongside other activities: International Summer School to study the […]


  • Arctic Research Station in Labytnangi (Part 2) September 16, 2020
    The Arctic Research Station has been engaging in work since 1954, located on the bank of the Ob’ river, Yamal Peninsula. It separates Labytnangi from the city of Salekhard, and 50 km to the West the Ural mountains are located, they are the natural barrier that fenced us off from the European part of Russia. […]


  • Arctic Research Station in Labytnangi (Part 1) September 14, 2020
    Dear Friends of INTERACT! We, Violetta Filippova and Kirill Shkliar, are the master’s programs graduates of the Earth Sciences faculty, Saint Petersburg State University. Today we present the Arctic Research Station in Labytnangi, Yamal peninsula, as we are new employees of the new lab based on the Station – “Dynamics of Arctic ecosystems”. Our cooperation […]


  • Tales from the Aktru Station in Altai Mountains (Part 3) September 14, 2020
    The monitoring programme which has been re-started  at the Station and which we are proud of is the monitoring the glacier mass balance. Glacier mass balance has been monitored since 1973 but ceased temporarily in 2012. In 2019, we restored this programme together with our colleagues from the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy […]


  • Tales from the Aktru Station in Altai Mountains (Part 2) September 7, 2020
    The Aktru research Station belongs to Tomsk State University (Siberia, Russia). It is located in the south-eastern part of the Altai Republic close to the borders with Mongolia and China in the centre of the Eurasian continent (50°06’03” N, 87°40’14’’ E). With an altitude of 2150 m a.s.l., the Station is situated in the high […]


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