The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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

“System of the Laptev Sea”

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_514

“System of the Laptev Sea” – a Russian–German program (Russian Academy of Science, Moscow State University, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Permafrost Studies Institute, Yakutsk, Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Hamburg University Soil Sciences Institute), which started in 1994, to research cryolithic zones of the shelf. The project envisages a large scope of research in oceanology, the quaternary geology, history of geological development, biology, etc. Most of the received data belongs to Germany.

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