To monitor the cleanliness of the Baikal lake will be a new NIS
In Irkutsk was built for the Roshydromet research vessel “Professor Voznesensky”. It will conduct comprehensive monitoring of the lake Baikal.
The ship was built by the Federal target program “Protection of lake Baikal and the socio-economic development of the Baikal natural territory for 2012-2020”. NIS will carry out hydrochemical, hydrobiological observations of pollution of surface and ground waters, bottom sediments. Also, “the Professor Voznesensky” will the life support hard to reach stations on the coast of the lake. As reported Fishnews in the press service of Roshydromet, the ship is equipped with modern radio-navigation equipment, allowing to work at low temperatures and in ice thickness of 20 cm
According to the results of voting, NIS was named after the Explorer of lake Baikal – geophysicist, climatologist, Director of the Irkutsk Observatory Arkady Voznesensky.
The solemn transfer of the ship to the jurisdiction of the Irkutsk Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring took place on 6 November. The first expedition, “the Professor Voznesensky” Baikal start in may next year.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru