Scientists from Barnaul and Tyumen will conduct an ecological expedition to the Ob River in YNAO
«The Department of Science and Innovation of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District together with the Institute for Water and Environmental Problems of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Barnaul and the Institute of Earth Sciences of the Tyumen State University initiated in 2018 a research project on the environmental monitoring of the Ob River. Arctic Research Centre of the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district will take part in the study. The scientists want to assess the state of ecology of the part of Ob River stretching from the border between the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District to the village of Yar-Sale. There are plans for joint expeditions and data exchange, « — the press service said.