'Arctic-2000' expedition

Updated 2001-03-19

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.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project
Comments and additional information:

The expedition vessel was 'Academican Fedorov'.

Time frame

Project time span
2000 - 2000
Data collection
2000 - 2000
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Yuri S. Tsaturov

Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Novovagankovsky Street 12 123242 Moscow Russia

+7 095 252 24 29
+7 095 255 24 00

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Acidification parameters
Heavy metals
Other metals/elements
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
Petroleum hydrocarbons
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Seawater/suspended particulate matter


Regions studied
Petroleum hydrocarbons
Other areas

eastern part of the Central Arctic Basin

Stations or areas where observations are made

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 availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?

Data will be made available to AMAP in summarised form

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Work executed by SSC AANII and Regional Centre 'Monitoring of the Arctic'

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
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