Aqua-biological Scientific Unit of the Project

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The field works of aqua biological group to study and to gather the biological objects in the Luga River and its tributaries, Saba and the Jashera rivers in 2013, was finished on the 13th of September, 2013.  There were seven trips in Luga district, during which more than 100 samples of biological objects were picked up in the pilot sites of the rivers. The pictures from the fifth trip (July 16-19, 2013) are presented.(download)

The Project’ Aqua biological research group is headed by Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor Nikolai Aladin.  Also in the group are employees of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and their colleagues from the Novgorod laboratory of the State Research Institute of Lake and River Fisheries.

  Preliminary results will be available by the end of October. According to this data the goals of improving water quality in the River to ensure the recovery of natural biodiversity will be prepared.