The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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Institute of the Biological Problems of the North, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IBPN FEB RAS)

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_218

Institute of the Biological Problems of the North, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IBPN FEB RAS) – was formed in Magadan in January 1972, on the basis of the Department of Biological Problems under the Northeast Comprehensive Research Institute, established in 1968. IBPN scientific research envelope explores functioning and organization principles of northern populations, communities, and ecosystems; studies adaptive strategies of biosystems at different levels in the North; develops scientific basis for conservation, renewal, and management of biological resources of the North; investigates the set of problems in biogeography and ecology of the Beringia sector of the Arctic and Subarctic regions. The institute has as many as 20 divisions: laboratories of mammal ecology, helminth ecology, ornithology, biocenology, ichthyology, hydrobiology, seashore ecology and resources, vegetation structure, soil science, human genetics, population genetics, herbarium team,...

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