January 24, 2018
The facility is established by merging the three core facilities that had formerly operated under reorganized legal entities:
1. Core Facility of the Institute of Biology KarRC RAS Multidisciplinary basic and applied research on the functioning of living systems in the North;
2. Core Facility of the Institute of Geology KarRC RAS;
3. Core Facility Analytical Laboratory of the Forest Research Institute KarRC RAS.
The newly established CF also comprises structural units of the Northern Water Problems Institute KarRC RAS: Laboratory of Hydrochemistry and Hydrogeology, and Laboratory of Palaeolimnology.
CF Director is Olga N. Bakhmet, DSc, RAS Corr. Fellow. CF will work in the following areas:

  • Biological studies of living systems in the North (area leader: Nina N. Nemova, DSc, RAS Corr. Fellow (IB KarRC RAS));

  • Physico-chemical studies of rocks and minerals (area leader: Anzhela I. Mikhailova, PhD (IG KarRC RAS));

  • Physico-chemical methods for the study of forest biogeocoenoses (area leader: Natalia A. Galibina, PhD (FRI KarRC RAS));

  • Hydrochemical, hydrogeochemical, geochemical studies of bottom sediments (area leader: Alexander V. Ryzhakov, PhD (NWPI KarRC RAS)).

  • Kindly include the following reference in your publications: The study was carried out with equipment of the Core Facility of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

    CF page on the web portal Contemporary research infrastructure of the Russian Federation

    CF page on KarRC RAS website


    April 24, 2018
    Representatives of KarRC RAS took part in the International Workshop on Arctic Marine Environment Research Co-operation in the Barents Region, which took place on April 18-19 at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in Helsinki, Finland.
    April 20, 2018
    Karelian land helped scientists of the world make a sensational discovery about the time when oxygen turned into the key to the evolution of life on Earth.
    On April 1920, a seminar took place at the Karelian Research Centre RAS, where scientists told about a sensational discovery, whose findings were published in the latest issue of one of the worlds most reputable scientific editions the Science journal.