Roshydromet received more than 800 million rubles from the government for the research of the Arctic
The Russian Cabinet of Ministers allocated 868, 75 million rubles for organizing and conducting the Transarctic-2019 research. It is reported on the Government website.
The purpose of the research is renewal of the comprehensive scientific research of the Arctic region and improvement of the hydrometeorological safety system.
The research will involve four ships owned by the Russian meteorological service. Akademik Tryoshnikov ship will be frozen into the arctic ice, monitoring of the state and pollution of the marginal Arctic seas will be carried out on the "Mikhail Somov" research ship and "Professor Multanovsky" research ship. And educational process named “Floating university” will be organized on the board of Professor Molchanov ship.