The project is devoted to the actual direction of the assessment of the impact on contemporary geopolitics of climate change and related changes in the Earth's distance from the polar regions. The project is based on the provisions of the strategic importance of the polar regions for the development of modern civilization. Examines geopolitical, military, economic and other aspects of the problem.
Scientists from the Navy has made progress in the application of the Arctic Autonomous underwater vehicle Seaglider. This underwater robot weight of 50 kilograms and a length of 2.8 meters can dive with their acoustic transducers to a depth of one thousand meters. Seaglider, developed and created in the research Department of the Navy to collect data in the ocean can also be used for collection of information under the ice.
24-03-2017 admin 1467 0
Officials responsible for the program of the British Antarctic research, as a precaution, took measures to close for the winter the Antarctic research station Halley VI Research Station (or simply "Halley 6") after just a few kilometers from one of the most remote from civilization Outpost of humanity on the ice surface, a new giant crack.
22-01-2017 admin 1685 0
NASA discovered in one of the most vulnerable glaciers of Antarctica giant crack with a length of 112 kilometers. Its appearance indicates the beginning of disintegration of the ice massif and the formation of mega-iceberg with an area of 6.5 thousand square kilometers, according to Live Science.
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The global sea level could rise more than a meter by 2100. In 1984, scientists from Ohio state University found in Antarctica, something unexpected. At an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level on the transatlantic mountain range they found traces of algae that usually are always on the bottom of the sea.
26-11-2016 admin 2013 0
In recent years there has been a strong interest of the world community to the Arctic region. The Arctic relates to strategic regions of the world with the enormous natural potential, including mineral, energy, forest and biological resources.
29-10-2016 admin 9181 0