Two science centers plan geophysical research in the Arctic
© RIA Novosti. Alexey Danichev

Two science centers plan geophysical research in the Arctic

Novosibirsk State University (NSU) and the Chukotka Arctic Research Center will implement geological and geophysical research projects in the Arctic and the Far North after signing cooperation agreements during the Technoprom-2022 forum.

“In fact, Chukotka now has a new scientific research center. <... > It is in the Arctic, and our university has extensive geological and geophysical Arctic research projects, and a joint station on Samoylovsky Island. Therefore, we need to advance geological and geophysical research and personnel training,” NSU Rector Mikhail Fedoruk said.

The agreement also provides for environmental and climate research, and the development of biomedical and agricultural technologies for use in the Far North and the Arctic. Other projects will involve geographic information systems (GIS), artificial intelligence and smart city solutions.

The 9th International Forum Technoprom is taking place in Novosibirsk from August 23 to 26. The purpose of the annual forum is to promote Russian scientific research projects and innovations. In 2022, the theme of the forum was Russia’s Technological Sovereignty and Sustainable Development. The participants will discuss nuclear technologies, biological, agricultural and information security, energy and medicine.