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the Companies in Arctic regions need expansion of a network of meteorological stations

Moscow, 8 aching - News. the Companies working in regions, vulnerable from the point of view of climate change, including in Arctic regions, need as much as possible authentic forecasts of its possible consequences 4 what it is necessary to expand observant networks, Sergey Konjaev, the chief of department of management of power savings and department ecology on transportation, underground storage and use of gas of Open Society " has declared; Gazprom ".

" We would like to C as a whole as much as possible authentic forecast of those changes and consequences of climatic changes which at us can arise " - Konjaev on a round table on interaction of the state and business within the limits of the international conference " has told; Problems of adaptation to climate change ".

He has noticed that the company working in Arctic regions - perspective from the point of view of development to the region sensitive to climate change - faces the specific risks connected, in particular, W thawing of a permafrost and change of structure of an ice pall.

According to Konjaeva, in Arctic regions and other again mastered territories it is necessary to develop a network of hydrological and meteorological supervision. For today " Gazprom " as he said, conducts such WRK as independently, and in cooperation with administrations of northern regions.

" the Role of the state regarding the given forecast (climate changes - red.) it would be desirable to C in again mastered territories of more active " - Konjaev has noted.