The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov


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“Lena-2002” – a joint Russian–German scientific expedition to the delta of the Lena and the surrounding bay of Tiksi and the New Siberia Archipelago in 2002. The expedition included 27 scientists. The scientific program was aimed at studying terrestrial and coastal areas, including permafrost soils and ecosystems, modern periglacial environment, and quaternary environmental changes based on the study of permafrost dynamics of the Arctic coast.

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