Oceanological observations in the Arctic Ocean

Updated 2012-08-28

Monitoring and study of hydrophysical and hydrochemical parameters of the Arctic Ocean

Time frame

Project time span
1987 -
Data collection
1987 -
Data processing
1987 -
Data reporting
1987 -

Contact information

Contact person
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Ashik I.M. – Head of Oceanology Department, Cand. Sc. {Geography}, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, ashik@aari.nw.ru Sokolov V.T. – Chief of High-Latitude Arctic Expedition, svt@aari.nw.ru
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Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Seawater/suspended particulate matter


Regions studied
Arctic Ocean

Data availability

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.

• water temperature, • water salinity. These parameters are measured at standard depths.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Data are collected and databases are created by AARI Networks:

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

data are used in Russian and international programs

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