Polar Expedition Kartesh

Polar Expedition Kartesh is a cultural, educational and research project aimed at promoting the Arctic and establishing international and interregional ties via photography, and relevant research work.

 

Cultural and educational work:

  • Arranging photography exhibitions in remote and hard-to-reach Far North areas;

  • Implementing heritage projects in commemoration of the Arctic explorers and heroes;

  • Developing cultural ties among the Far North residents and the residents of other regions;

  • Carrying out art photography shootings and displaying exhibitions about the Arctic.

 
R&D:

The Arctic zone multidimensional research and development in close collaboration with the Marine Research Center of Moscow State University and other designated organizations.

  • The assessment of the Arctic coastline vulnerability towards human impact;

  • Determining weather conditions that influence potential oil spill response efficiency on the West Arctic coastline. Marine and coastal ecosystem and the Arctic seas landform condition monitoring;

  • West Arctic biodiversity research;

  • Oil oxidizing microorganism activity research;

  • Historical and geographical analysis of the Pomor charts;

  • Testing new methods of water areas remote sensing;

  • Multidimensional research into the Arctic marine mammals (the Atlantic walrus and others) in collaboration with the Marine Mammal Council.

Судно "Картеш"
Логотип проекта "Полярная экспедиция "Картеш"

POLAR EXPEDITION

KARTESH