Expedition of RGO’s «Floating University» will study cryo-deserts in Yakutia during the summer
«Expeditions will be conducted in July and August on the Lena and Vilyui rivers. In the lower reaches of the Vilyui river basin, we will study the Yakut cryo-deserts, a unique northern landscape, which has its own ecosystem. And in the upper reaches of Lena, in the Lena and Olekminsky regions, — the effect technogenesis has on permafrost landscapes of the middle taiga,» Ivanova said.
She also noted that there will be ecologists, biologists, permafrost scientists, lake scientists, as well as historians and archaeologists, among the members of the expedition.