The expedition 'Arctic-2000' included climatic, hydrometeorological and hydrochemical studies in the eastern part of the Central Arctic Basin, during the period July-August 2000.
Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Novovagankovsky Street 12 123242 Moscow Russia
eastern part of the Central Arctic Basin
20 oceanographic stations (in area centered ca. 81 N, 179 E): atmospheric aerosol - 10 stations, 10 samples for HM (heavy metals), OCs (organochlorines), PCB and PAH snow cover - 20 stations, 20 samples for pH, alkalinity, MI (mineral composition), SP (solid particulates), HM, OCs, PCB, OH (oil hydrocarbons), PAH sea ice - 20 stations, 20 samples for SP, HM, OCs, PCB, OH, PAH seawater - 20 stations, 20 samples for O2, pH, nutrients, SC (SPM concentrations), HM, OCs, PCB, OH, PAH
Data will be made available to AMAP in summarised form
Work executed by SSC AANII and Regional Centre 'Monitoring of the Arctic'
The expedition vessel was 'Academican Fedorov'.