Arctic scientific lab building to open in Arkhangelsk this fall
The opening of the only specialized scientific lab building in the Arctic at the Laverov Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research of the Ural branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FCIARctic) is scheduled for early November 2020.
The building will have unique equipment and also a botanic garden.
It is expected that the conference Global Problems of the Arctic and Antarctic and the unveiling of a monument to Nikolai Laverov on the square in front of the building will be timed to coincide with the opening of the building. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the scientist's birth. According to FCIARctic's website, the conference is scheduled for November 2-5, 2020.
Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk, Novodvinsk as well as the Mezensky, Onezhsky, Primorsky, Leshukonsky and Pinezhsky districts and Novaya Zemlya municipality are located in the Arctic part of the Arkhangelsk Region.