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Today started the two expeditions YUNTS.
Scientists in southern Russia will be monitoring the marine layer in areas of upwelling.
16 June, the scientists went to the south of Russia, Azov Chernomor expedition on research vessel "Deneb" and "Professor Panov." The total number of participants in the two expeditions - 25. Scientists make detailed oceanological capture plankton and benthos, the ship will conduct the monitoring and recording of marine birds and mammals.
During the expedition will be a comprehensive study of invaders - alien species of flora and fauna, clarified the mechanisms of their penetration and development in the Azov and Black Seas, and their impact on the marine ecosystem.
Using the most modern equipment Oceanological be held vertical and horizontal sensing marine strata in the areas of upwelling, ie in places where the top up more salt and cold deep water - in the depths of dissolved dvuhsotmetrovyh huge amounts of poisonous hydrogen sulfide. The monitoring of these processes is important as changes in these areas could affect a significant portion of the Black Sea ecosystem.