Gearing Up for Leg 2

The coast of Chukotka, Russia, located in the northeastern most region of Russia along the Bering Strait.

The coast of Chukotka, located in the most northeastern region of Russia, along the Bering Strait. Click on image for credit and larger view.


August 29, 2012

Kathy Crane
U.S. Mission Coordinator, Arctic Research Office, NOAA

Through pictures and video, U.S. mission coordinator for the Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic project, Kathy Crane, shows us how the second leg of the 2012 cruise got underway.

 

A shot of Anadyr, a port town in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia. Located at the mouth of the Anadyr River, Anadyr is the easternmost town in Russia

A shot of Anadyr, a port town in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia. Located at the mouth of the Anadyr River, Anadyr is the easternmost town in Russia. Click image for larger view and image credit.


Cathedral in Anadyr, a port located in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia.

Cathedral in Anadyr, Russia. Click image for larger view and image credit.


 

 

Liza Ershova selecting individual copepods.

Customs and immigration officials inspect the the Russian research vessel Professor Khromov. Click image for larger view and image credit.


View of Provideniya, Russia, a city in the Providensky District of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia, located on Komsomolskaya Bay, across the Bering Strait from Alaska

View of Provideniya, a city in the Providensky District of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia, located on Komsomolskaya Bay, across the Bering Strait from Alaska. Click image for larger view and image credit.


 

View of the coast of Chukotka, Russia.

View of the coast of Chukotka, Russia. Click on image for credit and larger view.


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