POLAR EXPEDITION

KARTESH

Логотип проекта "Полярная экспедиция "Картеш"

Masters of artistic photography Yaroslav Amelin, Vladimir Vaskin, Andrei Ermakov and Alexander Terekhov, together with scientists, endured more than eight thousand miles in the waters of the White, Barents and Kara seas aboard the research vessel Kartesh.

Polar Expedition Kartesh will take part in the international Arctic forum "Arctic: Territory of Dialogue", which will be held in Arkhangelsk on March 29-30, 2017.

17 February 2017 –  the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation hosted the 2nd International Conference "Arctic-2017: Arctic: offshore projects and sustainable development of the regions".

March 2, 2017 - students and staff of MEPhI presented their projects to the expert commission of the "MEPhI Arctic contest", which they plan to design, test or develop in the Arctic as part of expeditions on the research vessel Kartesh.

We opened the "Arctic: step by step" photo exhibition by the Polar Expedition Kartesh. About a hundred photographs are housed in the Gallery of Classical Photography and will be available to visitors until March 19, 2017.

From February 8 to March 19, 2017, the Gallery of Classical Photography will host "The Arctic: Step by Step. Polar expedition "Kartesh" exhibition. The exhibition features the works of photo artists who, together with scientists, have traveled more than eight thousand miles in the waters of the White, Barents and Kara Seas aboard the research vessel Kartesh.

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI hosted a roundtable discussion dedicated to the joint arctic research of MEPhI and the Polar Expedition Kartesh project.

We are upgrading the R/V Kartesh; the 2017 expedition preparations proceed according to plan.

July 10, 2016 - Expedition participants returned to Vaygach Island and disembarked in the area of Cape Bolshoy Lyamchin Nos.

Early on the morning of July 6, the expedition participants arrived at Vaygach Island and visited a walrus haulout.

July 5, 2016 - The expedition participants set up a camp at Cape Sakhanin and prepared a research station inside an abandoned cabin.

July 5, 2016 - R/V Kartesh approached the coasts of Novaya Zemlya. The expedition participants disembarked at Cape Sakhanin.

July 3, 2016 - A group of expedition participants has been delivered from Naryan-Mar to the receiving buoy in the Pechora Bay, where the R/V Kartesh had been waiting.

December 1, 2016 – National Research Nuclear University MEPhI hosted a presentation lecture dedicated to the joint project of MEPhI and Polar Expedition Kartesh, the MEPhI Arctic research contest.

June 25, 2016 - The R/V Kartesh is heading to Arkhangelsk, having left the LMSU WSBS behind.

The 2016 Expedition participants visited the White Sea Biological Station named after N.A. Pertsov (LMSU WSBS).

The 2016 expedition participants arrived at Cape Kartesh White Sea Biological Station on June 23, 2016.

November 24 – Today we celebrate the Walrus Day, a festival designated for highlighting the decline of these marine mammals’ numbers. The Walrus Day was established in 2008 under the initiative of the WWF and the Marine Mammal council.

We publish new photos taken in Chupa Bay of the White Sea on June 22, 2016. 

R/V Kartesh docked in Murmansk, where she is spending the winter season.