New Weather Station in Siberia to Monitor Climate Change

RIA Novosti
Monday 25th February, 2013

ABAKAN, February 25 (RIA Novosti) – A new automatic meteorological station will be set up in the Sayano-Shushensky nature reserve in south-central Siberia this summer to study climate change, reserve employees said on Monday. The station will begin monitoring air temperature, soil, solar radiation and wind velocity and direction in Chul-Aksy, a remote part of the reserve that is hard to access, in May or June, they said.The station will also monitor human impact on the environment, in particular at the Arzhaan-Uru mineral spring. The meteorological studies are part of a 10-year-long research i…

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