The Russian Geographical Society and the Northern Fleet announce a competitive selection of participants on an expedition to the Arctic archipelagos, says the Russian Geographical Society.
There will be two units to go to the Arctic: the first will work in August 2020, the second - from August to October 2020.
As part of the expedition, a search will be organized for underwater historical sites in the area of the Northern Island of Novaya Zemlya, the Taimyr Peninsula, the Novosibirsk and Lyakhovsky Islands, the De Long Islands, Wrangel Island, the Chukchi Peninsula, Severnaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. Specialists will also be invited to explore the cultural and natural heritage sites located on these islands.
Along the route, the project participants will establish memorials in honor of the expeditions of famous Russian travelers.
The expedition will be of interest to historians, surveyors, cartographers, geologists, oceanologists, volcanologists, biologists, researchers and other specialists.
Follow the link to apply. The applications can be submitted until July 12, 2020.