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Melting snow in Tundra, Sterlegova (75.26N 89.09E), Taimyr, Russia (1991)

Melting snow in Tundra, Sterlegova (75.26N 89.09E), Taimyr, Russia (1991)

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Uploaded 02 Jun 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Within the former German-Soviet Environmental Agreement in the years 1989-1991 3 biological expeditions to the Taimyr peninsular in northernmost Siberia were performed. They laid the ground for the establishment (1993) of the Great Arctic Reserve (Zapovednik). The Taimyr peninsular is covered by the most extensive and northernmost tundra habitats in Siberia. These enormous wetlands are used during the short Arctic summer by millions of waterbirds, which winter in Southern Europe, Southern As ...
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