Tiksi


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Tiksi

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of the Bulun Raion, Yakut ASSR. Tiksi, a seaport near the mouth of the Lena River, is situated on Tiksi Bight of the Laptev Sea. It is a port for the transshipment of goods from river vessels to oceangoing vessels and vice versa. The settlement was founded between 1932 and 1934 as a result of the establishment of the Northern Sea Route. A polar station has been under operation near Tiksi since 1932.

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Insets show the series of mean monthly (from the beginning of the record to 2017) and mean daily air temperatures ([degrees]C) in Mar 2017 at meteorological stations Igarka, Tiksi, Nar'jan-Mar.
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Measurement Ny- Category Alert Barrow Cherskii Eureka Alesund Aerosol 9 22 0 3 7 Atmospheric State 6 72 2 3 5 Cloud Properties 1 1 17 0 7 2 Cryosphere 0 51 2 1 0 Greenhouse Gas 35 91 1 6 17 Ozone 8 10 0 10 13 POPs 0 0 0 0 1 Precipitation 0 0 0 0 29 Chemistry Radiometric 5 50 2 7 2 Reactive Gas 25 24 0 14 38 Surface Properties 0 99 5 4 0 Measurement Pallas- Station Category Sodankyla Nord Summit Tiksi Aerosol 13 0 7 9 Atmospheric State 6 3 11 9 Cloud Properties 1 0 16 3 Cryosphere 0 0 1 2 Greenhouse Gas 15 0 54 14 Ozone 12 0 10 6 POPs 7 0 0 0 Precipitation 2 0 0 0 Chemistry Radiometric 3 0 23 10 Reactive Gas 51 0 19 1 Surface Properties 0 0 0 8 Fig.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft has been certified to operate in the high north latitude area, after undergoing trials at YakutiaOs Tiksi Airport (IKS), located at the 71.7 degree of the north latitude.
The original member observatories in the IASOA consortium were Barrow (Alaska), Eureka and Alert (both in Nunavut, Canada), Summit (Greenland), Ny-Alesund (Norway), Pallas and Sodankyla (Finland), Tiksi and Cherskii (Russia), and Abisko1 (Sweden).