Tales from the Aktru Station in Altai Mountains (Part 2)

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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Do you hear the call?

Autumn has arrived to the north, and with that it’s again time to open the call for Trans-national Access for the next spring and summer. Year 2020 has so far been truly exceptional with TA, as it has been with everything else as well! Due to COVID-19 pandemics, many projects granted access for the past […]

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Tales from the Aktru Station in Altai Mountains (Part 1)

We are a group of young researchers and senior students from Tomsk State University specializing on glaciers and related climate studies. A few days ago, our small team returned from their recent trip to Aktru Research Station, which is located high in the mountains of the Altai Republic. This time the group was really small […]

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Tales from the Station Samoylov (Part 2)

There are long-term monitoring sites at Research Station Samoylov Island which provide rare and invaluable meteorological and permafrost data on a regular basis (https://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/11/261/2019/essd-11-261-2019.html). That’s why it is crucial to keep their operation intact by changing batteries and accessories, updating software, retrieving data and maintaining the instruments – all in time. This year the expedition […]

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Tales from the Station Samoylov (Part 1)

  I am Sofia Antonova and currently I am working at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) and helping with the organisation of expeditions to the Lena Delta. I am also helping to coordinate Research Station Samoylov Island in the INTERACT. The Research Station Samoylov Island is located at the southern coast of the tiny Samoylov […]

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

Kajbasovo Station 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 of […]

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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 Kajbasovo Reseach Station 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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