Arctic Biomonitoring laboratory expands the network of cooperation
During a visit to Tromsø, Tatiana Sorokina, the head of the Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory, and Andrey Aksenov, the head of the sector, held a number of meetings in Norway's leading laboratories engaged in research in the field of environmental protection, biological monitoring and climate change. The scientists exchanged their experience of analytical work with the employees of the research company Akvaplan-niva and the Norwegian Institute of Air Research (NILU). In particular, the lipid composition analysis and the process of assesment for content of priority organic pollutants using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in fish raw materials and bottom sediments. The accredited laboratory, headed by the Norwegian scientist Ingar Vassbotten, has extensive experience of cooperation with oil producing companies, as well as enterprises working in the field of fisheries and aquaculture development, who are the customers of the conducted research.
Within the framework of the meetings, valuable information was obtained on the methods for biological sample preparation for laboratory studies and the Ring Test system for the ongoing work on biomonitoring of the Arctic under the auspices of AMAP.In a conversation with other representatives of organizations based in the Center for Environmental and Climate Research in the Far North "Fram", current trends in identifying poorly-studied contaminants in bio-objects, as well as opportunities for implementing Russian-Norwegian projects were discussed.
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