TSU has opened a research station on the Vasyugan Swamp

2017-12-25

Tomsk State University scientists are expanding their research on the world's largest swamp, recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. At the end of 2017, a new stationary base Vasyuganskaya was created under the auspices of the StrAU TSSW: Siberian Institute of the Future. It entered the megaprofile of TSU, a line of research stations connecting the south and north of Western Siberia.

- The Vasyugan Swamp is a unique object that performs an important biosphere function - it regulates global climate processes - says Sergei Vorobyov, a researcher at TSU’s Laboratory of Biogeochemical and Remote Sensing Methods for Environmental Monitoring. No other water body, exception the seas and oceans, has such a significant influence on the climate of our planet, so it is important to understand how this ecosystem functions.

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