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June 23, 2022
Karelia is not only rich in surface water resources, but also has plentiful groundwater reserves. A talk on the problems, resources, and geochemical characteristics of groundwater in our region was given by Researcher at the Hydrochemistry and Hydrogeology Laboratory of the Northern Water Problems Institute KarRC RAS Galina Borodulina at KarRC RAS Learned Council Meeting on June 23rd.
June 17, 2022
The work to create the Museum of Applied Environmental Research at KarRC RAS continues. On June 15th, the museum-to-be was visited by Petrozavodsk University students during their summer practical training. The students took a tour of the first exhibition sections and made proposals on the content to be added.
June 14, 2022
Paleovolcano Day took place in Girvas Village, Kondopoga District, on June 11th. It was co-organized by the Institute of Geology KarRC RAS and the Girvas Paleovolcano Park. Scientists told the locals and guests about the great eruptions and catastrophes that happened in the territory of contemporary Karelia two billion years ago.
June 9, 2022
Scientists from the Karelian Research Centre RAS will carry out integrated monitoring of the World Heritage Site Petroglyphs of Lake Onega and the White Sea. On June 8th, the research plan was discussed between KarRC RAS Director General Olga Bakhmet and Head of the Republic of Karelia Cultural Heritage Protection Administration Yulia Alipova.
June 7, 2022
On June 9th at 15.30 the photo exhibition Ruskeala: the Secret of the Depth will be launched in the lobby of the KarRC RAS main building. Its author is Anton Yushko, cave photographer from St. Petersburg. The launch will be followed by the seminar Mining heritage of Karelia: from deposit mining to tourism, where the audience will learn more about mining history destinations in Karelia. The day will end with a tour of the Museum of Precambrian Geology of the KarRC RAS Institute of Geology. Everyone is welcome!
June 6, 2022
Media project No Weaker Science acknowledged as the Project of the Year at the contest organized by the Karelian Union of Journalists. The ten films constituting the project tell about the work of woman scientists, including researchers from the Karelian Research Centre RAS.
June 2, 2022
Karelian Research Centres Research Area Leader Nina Nemova elected an Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This status is bestowed on scholars who have produced results of supreme scientific significance. Nina Nemova is the first scientist from Karelia to become a RAS Academician. We cordially congratulate Nina Nemova on this top-level recognition!
May 27, 2022
Staff of the Institute of Biology KarRC RAS study lipids and fatty acids in marine organisms, including commercial ones. Their research objects include Antarctic krill and deep pelagic fishes inhabiting in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. This year, Head of the Laboratory for Ecological Biochemistry Svetlana Murzina and PhD Student Viktor Voronin took part in a Russian expedition to Antarctic coastal waters on board the research vessel Akademik Mstislav Keldysh.
May 26, 2022
Researchers at the Institute of Geology KarRC RAS study corundums of the Arctic zone of Karelia. Ruby and sapphire are the best known varieties of this mineral. Corundum crystals are remarkable for their hardness and color palette. The studies of this mineral were introduced in more detail to KarRC RAS Learned Council meeting on May 26 by the Head of the Mineral Raw Materials Department of the Institute of Geology Vladimir Shchiptsov.
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