Carbon Cycle in the Russian Arctic Seas by Dr. Alexander A. Vetrov, Prof. Evgenii A. Romankevich

By Dr. Alexander A. Vetrov, Prof. Evgenii A. Romankevich (auth.)

At current, reports of the Arctic Basin are of specific value to the area medical group as a result robust impact of this sector at the worldwide weather, its huge, immense mineral and hydrocarbon assets, the bad wisdom in regards to the polar biosphere, and the transforming into anthropogenic toxins of the Arctic (Gramberg et al. 2000; KIuev 2000). for this reason, the imminent century is usually justly named "the century of the Arctic. " international climatic alterations allure the shut recognition of scientists from around the globe. The established idea that weather warming is a minor confident anomaly within the planetary temperature is documented via the analyses of millions of deep-sea samples. Forecasts expect an inclination to even more advantageous warming over the subsequent a long time (Watson et al. 1998). The weather warming is followed through a discount within the sector and thickness of the ice conceal, a damaging stability of the Arctic glaciers, a northward migration of the arboreal entrance, a rise within the permafrost temperature within the Russian Arctic, and a bent to the expansion of organic productiveness (Serreze et al. 2000; Morison et al. 2001). Carbon biking strongly impacts the earth's climate;, its examine within the Arctic Seas of Russia is a necessary hyperlink within the resolution of the worldwide weather swap problem.

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H: ~a? F""¥'Z;t'jJ( \' .... '~" .... \~ .. , Fig. 14. Mean multiannual distribution of dissolved oxygen [% of saturation] in the benthic water in summer (calculated on data (Rusanov et al. 1979; I1 ' in et al. 1985» 30° 70 o ~S~ <', ,,'.. l w ~ §, (1) ::r n a- $ tv U, 38 2 Features of the Arctic Seas of Russia and Their Ecosystems that in the Barents-Sea and the Arctic waters. In the Atlantic water supplied from the Norwegian Sea, the saturation with oxygen is, on the average, about 105%. The saturation with oxygen decreases with depth down to 100 and 90% at a depth about 50 m and in the near-bottom waters, respectively (Fig.

The bottom sediments of the Chukchi Sea are distinguished from the sediments of other ASR by the high content of autigenic silica, which is the product of the life activity of diatom algae. The area of the sediments with an authigenic silica content of 10-14% is stretched from the Bering Strait in the southeast across the Central Basin and the Chukchi Trench to the shelf edge in the northwest (Pavlidis and Shcherbakov 2000). 24 2 Features of the Arctic Seas of Russia and Their Ecosystems Fig. 6.

The autumn-winter decrease in the continental runoff results in an increase in the water supply to the Kara Sea, not only from the side of the Arctic Basin but also through the straits of the Novaya Zemlya and Severnaya Zemlya islands. This causes a growth in the oxygen content in the deep and near-bottom waters over the major part of the sea area. The horizontal transfer of water masses in the Kara Sea in the winter may be rather intensive. Under the rapid ice formation, due to the good vertical circulation, almost the entire water mass is enriched in oxygen.

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