Daytime temperatures in August in one of the coldest parts of Russia – the archipelago of Severnaya Zemlya is higher than normal by 15-20 degrees, told RIA Novosti the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand.
As previously noted Meteorologist, warming in the Arctic is twice as fast as in the whole planet. The manifestation of these environmental changes was the record temperature in 38 degrees, installed this summer in Yakutia Verkhoyansk, also known as the Northern pole of cold.
Work on the elimination of spill of aviation fuel on the Taimyr Peninsula is expected to complete on 31 July, reported RIA Novosti the administration of the Taimyr Dolgano-Nenets district of Krasnoyarsk region.
In the afternoon of 12 July when pumping fuel from the barge to the production warehouse, located in the heart of the village Touchard in the Krasnoyarsk region, the depressurization of the pipeline and the spill of aviation fuel capacity of more than 44 tons to the helipad and adjacent area. The regional Prosecutor's office began checking, and the regional Directorate of the investigation Committee opened a case under article about infringement of rules of protection of the environment by manufacture of works. The authorities have introduced emergency municipal character. The district administration reported that fuel was in the two lakes.
The Krasnoyarsk territory Prosecutor's office began an investigation after the spill of aviation fuel on the Taimyr Peninsula, said in a statement on the Agency's website.
Previously the regional Glaucus MOE announced that the pumping of aviation fuel (kerosene) from barges on the river and a Big hat settlement Touchard (78 km from Dudinka) as a result of depressurization of the pipe at nefteprovodi stations spilled fuel on the ground in a volume of 10 cubic meters. The Agency reported that fuel is not spilled into the river, no further spread. According to the company "Nullstrings", spilled 44.5 tons of fuel.
When pumping jet fuel into the North of Krasnoyarsk region has spread to 20 tons of fuel, according to the website of the company "Nobelstrasse".
As reported earlier in the regional Central Board MOE, kerosene pumped from a barge on the river and a Big hat. Because of depressurization of the pipe at nefteprovodi stations spilled fuel on the ground.
The scientific team of the expedition of the Northern fleet in the course of the analysis of satellite imagery found the locations of the Northern artillery during the great Patriotic war in the district of the Taimyr Peninsula, reported the press service of the fleet.
"Two groups of targets in the area of Taimyr Peninsula reliably identified as an artillery battery of the white sea flotilla Northern fleet. We are talking about batteries No. 264 on the Peninsula Mikhailov and No. 265 on the island Nansen", - stated in the message.
Scientists-ichthyologists from Moscow, Tomsk and Krasnoyarsk in the near future intend to start assessing the damage and impact on water bodies of Taimyr emergency spill of diesel fuel in Norilsk, said on Wednesday Tomsk state University (TSU).
The University explained that the interdepartmental Commission, created to prevent further degradation of ecosystems in the Krasnoyarsk region after the accident at Norilsk CHP-3, included three scientists-ichthyologists, including experts, more than 40 years dedicated to the study of fishes of Taimyr, chair of the Department of ichthyology and Hydrobiology, Biological Institute, TSU Vladimir Romanov. One of the main tasks of the expert Commission will develop a plan for assessing damage caused in the accident environment.
The team of Krasnoyarsk scientists have developed a unique biosorbent for the elimination of oil contamination of soil after the accident, which is able to save the ecosystem of the Taimyr Peninsula, the press service of Shibhu them. M. F. Reshetnev.
According to her, the biosorbent polymer porous material with high absorption capacity. The sorbent composition comprises isolated from soil in areas of contamination of oil-oxidizing microorganisms capable of decomposing oil. Petroleum products contact the sorbent, and then the organisms begin to proliferate, using as nutrients themselves petroleum products and organic matter of the sorbent.
June in Russia is heterogeneous, the expected heat wave, the temperature will be markedly above normal in Krasnoyarsk region, Yakutia and Chukotka, RIA news scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand.
As said the scientist, the temperature will significantly exceed the average long-term values in the Krasnoyarsk region, Yakutia and Chukotka.
The Prosecutor's office will check the work of officers on the Taimyr Peninsula, where earlier opened a criminal case against a local resident for beating six-year-old boy, according to the Prosecutor's office of Krasnoyarsk Krai.
Earlier, the SK reported that investigators have opened a criminal case on the fact of torture of a minor child.