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Geopolitical aspects of national meteorological observations system rebuild in the Arctic region

Journal: Russian Arctic (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 8-11

Keywords : Arctic region; forecasting; meteorology; Northern Sea Route;

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The article analyzes the existing system of meteorological observations on the territory of the Russian Arctic. The two-fold reduction in the number of weather stations during the economic recession of the 1990s. negatively affected the forecasts quality. Northern Sea Route and extractive sectors security requires up-to-date weather forecasts ice data. The author concludes that the existing system of meteorological observations is dependent on data coming from foreign states and requires the equipment of modern devices for obtaining primary information.

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