The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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

Monitoring of the Arctic, the Regional Center

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_339

Monitoring of the Arctic, the Regional Center – located in St. Petersburg. The main purposes are to organize, execute, and coordinate works in the network of the state system of observations of the environment in the Russian Arctic and the northwest of Russia; rapid surveying the area of emergency situations related to environmental pollution; collect, process, and analyze information related to environmental pollution in areas of the Arctic shelf and estuarine areas of the rivers of the Arctic zone; develop projects of systems of integrated monitoring of environmental parameters with various levels of spatial localization, including systems of local environmental monitoring of the areas of location of large industrial facilities; develop technologies and technical means for the implementation of monitoring systems; execute serial chemical-analytical works and specialized analytical analyses; and create specialized data banks of hydrometeorological and environmental information.

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