Tales from the Kajbasovo Station in Siberia, Russia (Part 3)

A wide range of research projects of leading Russian and foreign Foundations and Programs are being implemented at the Station. The current interdisciplinary project which combines environmental and social scientists from Tomsk and from Moscow research institutes as well as covers a huge territory along the  Ob river is devoted to  comprehensive study of changes […]

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Tales from the Kajbasovo Station in Siberia, Russia (Part 2)

Research Station Kajbasovo is operated by the Tomsk State University, and it is located in the floodplain of the middle course of the River Ob with coordinates: N57°24’45,38″ E84°18’06,17″ The Station has 28,000 hectares as the main research area and about 0,18 hectares for Station infrastructure. Station serves as an infrastructure centre for a lot […]

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Tales from the Kajbasovo Station in Siberia, Russia (Part 1)

Hello everyone! We are environmental and social scientists of the Tomsk State University in Russia writing this blog post, and we are the main “users” of the Research Station Kajbasovo and carry out there a number of researches of wide scientific range. A group of researchers from the TSU Bio-Clim-Land Center conducts regular all-season observations […]

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Tales from the Western Arctic Research Centre (WARC) -Part 2

WARC staff are actively involved in research and monitoring programs throughout the Northwest Territories.  WARC has a strong GIS research program, supporting community driven hazard mapping and climate monitoring, in addition to supporting the development of mineral strategies in the Western Arctic.  The staff at WARC lead research projects related to wind, solar, and heat […]

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Tales from the Western Arctic Research Centre (WARC) -Part 1

Hello! Drin Gwiinzii! Uvlumi! Salut! My name is Erika Hille.  I am a PhD student at Queens University and the Special Projects’ Coordinator for the Western Arctic Research Center (WARC; one of the regional research centers of Aurora College) located in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada.  I have been with WARC for 9 years.  My research […]

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Whirlwind and what comes after

The past spring has been a whirlwind, so much has happened and in so unpredictable and fast-paced way. In February, we announced the trans-national access decisions to stations in a regular manner, and had more than 60 projects of excellent science starting to plan their field work for the summer. In March, the situation had […]

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Going down to the river to sample

One week has passed and we still have not experienced any rain. The dry season is going on, the Zackenberg river level and speed are decreasing, the small streams are drying up. Aiming at investigate and characterize the mobilization of mineral and organic compounds, we have dedicated our second week to collect water samples along […]

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Identifying field sites and first measurements

We spent the first day scouting out possible field sites. We prepared as possible in in advance, – via Google Earth, maps and landcover products, talking to people familiar with the area, reading the literature, but it’s never quite the same as being there on the ground. We’d earmarked some possible sites from GoogleEarth, – […]

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First week at Zackenberg

Our arrival to Greenland was quite spectacular: clear skies during the flight from Akureyri offered stunning views of glaciers and floating icebergs. After a quick refueling at Constable Point and another brief stop at Daneborg (the marine science station connected to Zackenberg Research Station), we arrived safe and sound at our home for the coming […]

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Meetings and greetings

The call for INTERACT Transnational Access is in good speed and we’ve already received so many inquiries regarding it, indicating a high number of good quality applications for the call! In relation to the call we’ll also go to several meetings to greet the scientists working in arctic research to tell about the possibilities related […]

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