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Agency VICAAR

Address: 196066, 212, St. Petersburg.
Telephone: +7-812-164-68-18/113-27-81
Fax: +7-812-352-26-88/164-68-18
Year of foundation: 1991
Activities: Provides logistical advice and support to polar expeditions. VICAAR stands for 'VICtory in Arctic and Antarctic Research'.

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Agricultural Research Institute, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Address: 6 Ippodromnaya St., 677000 Yakutsk.
Telephone: +7-411-22-43949
Year of foundation: 1956

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All-Russia Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO)

Website: www.grida.no/add/cip/insti141.htm
Address: Ministry of Fisheries, 17 V. Krasnoselskaya, 107140 Moscow
Year of foundation: 1933
Activities: Major national centre for research into oceanography and marine biology, including studies in polar oceans. Library.

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All-Russian Institute of Hunting and Fur Breeding

Address: +7-84212-21-12-98
Year of foundation: 1946

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Apatite Industrial Company

Address: 1a Leningradskaja St., 1830 Kirovsk, Murmansk Oblast'

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Arctic Marine Engineering and Geological Expeditions

Address: 39 Gagarin St., 183018 Murmansk.
Telephone: 3-27-00 or 3-26-44

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Arctic Network Russia

Address: c/o N. Proskurina, Gorki St. 8a, 685 000 Magadan.
Telephone: 2-09-80
Activities: Russian arm of Arctic Network. Grouping with native, environmental and health organization membership. Seeks to influence official positions adopted in Arctic Council/Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy and to raise the importance of the Arctic among policy-makers.

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Arkhangelsk Agricultural Research Institute

Address: Ilyicha St., 163059 Arkhangelsk

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Arkhangelsk Forst Engineering Institute

Address: 17 Severnaya Dvina nab., 163007 Arkhangelsk.
Telephone: +7-818-441146/440717

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Arkhangelsk Hunters and Fishermen Society

Address: 60 Lomonosov Av., 163061 Arkhangelsk.
Telephone: +7-818-440215
Year of foundation: 1945

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Arkhangelsk Institute for Ecological Problems Ural Division

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, Lomonosov St. 249, 163061 Arkhangelsk.
Telephone: +7-818-90020
Activities: Affiliated with the Komi Science Centre. Carries out ecological research in north-western Russia.

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Arkhangelsk State Medical Institute

Address: 51 Troitskij av., 163061 Arkhangelsk.
Telephone: +7-818-434291

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Arkticheskiy i Antarkticheskiy Nauchno-Issledovatel'skiy Institut [Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI)]

[Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI)]
Address: Federal Service of Russia for Hydrometeorology and Monitoring of the Environment, Ul Beringa 38, 199397 St. Petersburg.
Telephone: +7-812-352-0096
Fax: +7-812-352-2688
Year of foundation: Founded in 1920 as a department of the Northern Commercial Research Expedition, renamed in 1925 as the Institute of Northern Studies, and from 1930 the All-Union Arctic Institute. The current title was adopted in 1958 following Soviet participation in the
Activities: The major Russian polar research institute carrying out research into ice navigation, meteorology, glaciology and sea ice, cold adaptation, ice-strengthened shipping, icebergs, and polar geography in both polar regions. Shares responsibility with the Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring for the control and organization of Antarctic research programmes. Russian Antarctic Expeditions forms a department within AARI. Currently operates five ships including Akademik Federov and Mikhail Somov. The large library has particularly extensive Arctic holdings, since 1930 acquiring deposit copies of all publications about the Arctic published in the former Soviet Union.
Publications: Arkticheskiy i Antarkticheskiy Nauchno-Issledovatel'skiy Institut. Trudy (1931-); Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki (1959-) [continues Problemy Arktiki (1937-58) and Arctica (1933-37)]

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Arktika International Scientific Centre, Magadan Branch

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, 24 Karl Marx St., 685000 Magadan.
Telephone: 28284
Activities: Coordinating centre for Arctic research carried out within the Institute of Biological Problems of the North, the North East Interdisciplinary Research Institute, the Department of Archaeology and Ethnography, and Magadan Northeast Zonal Agricultural Research Institute. Has operated the Upper Buyunda field station (62.26'N; 153.21'E) since 1991.

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Association "Polar Circle" Ltd.

Address: PO Box N956, Nevsky Prospect 176, 193167 St. Petersburg.
Telephone: +7-812-213-73-43
Fax: +7-812-567-00-12

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Association of Indigenous Minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation (AIPON)

Address: Stroitelei St. 8, K.2 Rm. 707, 11786 Moscow.
Telephone: +7-095-292-6002
Fax: +7-095-292-1060
Year of foundation: 1991 [formerly Russian Association of Numerically-Small Peoples of the North]
Activities: Promotes the interests of northern native peoples living within the Russian Federation, including Saami, Nenets, Dolgans, Nganasans, Enets, Yukagirs, Inuit, Chukchi and Evens. Has permanent observer status in the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy.

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Association of Soviet Polar Personnel

Address: Pereulok Pavlika Morozova 12, 123376 Moscow
Fax: +7-095-298-5886

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Center for Arctic Innovation Research (ARINIS)

Address: 193231, Flat 107, Tovaryshesky 28, St. Petersburg.
Telephone: +7-812-584-00-13 or +7-812-584-30-45

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Chukotka Research Centre

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Energetikov St. 15, 686710 Anadyr.
Telephone: 841322-4-67-37. Telex: 145625 OKICH
Year of foundation: 1992
Activities: Carries out research on geocryology, applied ecology, the economics of natural resources, metals, and nationality among northern peoples. Operates Velikaya field station.

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CIS Committee on Antarctic Research

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilova St. 44, Building 2, 117333 Moscow.
Telephone: +7-095-135-6140
Activities: National Member of SCAR.

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Commission on Arctic Research

Address: All-Russia Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resources of the World Ocean, 1 Angliysky Av., 190121 St. Petersburg.
Telephone: +7-812-113-8379 or 219-5064
Fax: +7-812-114-1470

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Eastern Palearctic Wetlands Research Center

Address: Prospekt Karl Marxa 24, 685000 Magadan
Telephone: +7-841322-2-29-65
Fax: 41322-5-30-82. Telex: 145123 BIOANSU
Year of foundation: 1990
Activities: Carries out biological research at three field stations located at Kava , Avtatkool and Konkovaya.

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Econord

Address: Ul. Fersmana 40a, Apatity, Murmansk Region 184200.
Telephone: +7-81555-79762. (Internationa
Fax: +47-789-14118)
Year of foundation: 1990
Activities: The Econord centre follows for educational purposes northern ecology for children, youngsters, and adults, through lectures, tours, conferences, and a popular scientific magazine <i>Econord</i>. The centre's library holds books in Russian, Swedish and Norwegian on Arctic ecology, current research, and related subjects.
Publications: Econord (1990-)

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Expeditionary Centre "Arktika" (firm "SPART")

Address: V. Chukov, V. Loshits, 15 Kosygin St., 117946 Moscow.
Telephone: +7-095-939-83-4; 939-80-08; 122-61-54
Fax: +7-095-938-2056

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Experimental Seismological Division

Address: Northeast Scientific Center, Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ulitsa Skuridina 6b, 685024 Magadan 685024
Telephone: 841322-2-23-77
Activities: Monitors seismic activity at 17 permanent stations in Magadanskaya Oblast' and Chukotskiy Autonomous district.

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Far Eastern Division

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskaya 50, 690600 Vladivostock
Telephone: 2-25-28
Year of foundation: 1987 [1970-87 known as Far East Research Centre]
Activities: Consists of 34 scientific institutes located in Vladivostok, Magadan, Khabarovsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Blagoveshchensk. Runs many field stations including four in Magadan and two in Chukotka areas. Library.

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Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute (FERHRI)

Address: Fontannaya St., 24, 690000 Vladivostok.
Telephone: +7-4232-260-954
Fax: +7-4232-227-754
Year of foundation: 1950
Activities: Operator of 10 research vessels including 3 capable of operating in polar waters. Since 1959, about 300 research cruises carried out including several in Arctic and Antarctic waters and many in ice-covered seas (Okhotsk, Bering and Japan). Carries out research in oceanography, hydrology, hydrography and meteorology. Data archive. Library.
Publications: FEHRI Reports (1950-)

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Geocryological Laboratory

Address: Division of Complex Investigations of Chukotka, Northeastern Research Institute, Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences

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Glavnoe Upravlenie Geodezii i Kartografii (GUGK) [Chief Administration for Geodesy and Cartography]

[Chief Administration for Geodesy and Cartography]
Address: 2 Korpus 14 U1. Krzhizhanovskogo, 117801 Moscow
Activities: National mapping authority responsible for geodetic, photogrammetric and topographic surveying activities. National Antarctic mapping centre. GUGK has published general maps of the whole continent at 1:5m and 1:3m; a special series of the Karta Mira 1:2.5m covering the continent; 1:1m maps for coastal areas and wherever bedrock is not obscured by the ice sheet; and also, larger scale maps for coastal areas and other areas where research has been carried out.
Publications: Atlas SSSR (1983) [previous editions: 1947, 1954, 1955, 1962 and 1969]

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Glavnoye Upravleniye Navigatsii i Okeanografie (GUNO) [Chief Administration for Navigation and Oceanography]

[Chief Administration for Navigation and Oceanography]
Address: Ministetsva Oborony, 8,11 Iiniya B-34, 199034 St. Petersburg
Publications: Atlas okeanov. Severny ledovityy okean; navigational charts

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INFONOR - The Society in Support of the Native Peoples of the North and Far East of the Russian Federation

Address: Selma Lagerlofs Alle 45, DK-2860, Soeborg, Denmark
Telephone: +45-39-46-11-14
Activities: INFONOR was set up to focus more attention on the situation of the native peoples in Russia.
Publications: INFONOR

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Information Centre for Scientific Cartography

Address: Novushchukinskaya 11, 123098 Moscow D-98

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Institut Biologicheskikh Problem Severa [Institute of Biological Problems of the North (IBPN)]

[Institute of Biological Problems of the North (IBPN)]
Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Karl Marx St. 24, 685000 Magadan
Telephone: +7-841322-2-01-66
Fax: +7-413-00-2-47-30
Year of foundation: 1972
Activities: Carries out ecological, zoological, botanical and soil research at "Aborigen" (62.00'N; 149.40E), Kontakt (61.00'N; 155.00'E), Markovsky (64.05'N; 170.05'E), Sneenaya Doline (59.00'N; 151.0'E), Stokovaya (61.00'N; 152.00'E) and Ust-Chaun (69.00'N; 170.50'E) field stations.

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Institut Biologii Morya [Institute of Marine Biology]

[Institute of Marine Biology]
Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Year of foundation: 1983
Activities: Studies biology of Kamchatka Peninsula's continental shelf and outlying waters.

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Institut Meditsinskikh Problem Severa [Institute of Medical Problems of the North]

[Institute of Medical Problems of the North]
Address: Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Ul. Partizana Zheleenyaka 1b, 660022 Krasnoyarsk
Activities: Studies effects of northern environment on humans.

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Institut Merzlotovedeniya [Permafrost Research Institute]

[Permafrost Research Institute]
Address: Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Merzlotnaya St., 677000 Yakutsk, Sakha Republic.
Telephone: +7-411-22-4-46-34
Fax: +7-095-230-29-19
Year of foundation: 1956
Activities: Major centre for glaciological and geocryological studies. Maintains Tienshan High Mountain Geocryological Laboratory.

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Institut Vulkanologii [Volcanology Institute, Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences]

[Volcanology Institute, Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences]
Address: Bul'var Piypa 9, 683006 Petropavlovska-Kamchatskiy
Telephone: 5-06-03
Year of foundation: 1961
Activities: Studies contemporary volcanism, focusing on Kurile-Kamchatka zone.

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Institute for School Development in Siberia, the Far East and the North

Address: Russian Academy of Education, Ul. Gertsena 68, 634050 Tomsk
Telephone: +7-3822-21-28-21

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Institute of Cryosphere of the the Earth

Address: PO Box 2774, 625003 Tymen
Fax: +7-345-22-21-3441

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Institute of Ecological Problems of the North

Address: Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, 57 Vyuchejski St., 1630 Arkhangelsk.
Telephone: +7-818-490020

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Institute of Ecology and Natural Resources

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Partisanskaya St. 6, 68300 Petroplavsk-Kamchatskiy.
Telephone: 24462/24740
Activities: Studies Kamchatkan flora and fauna ecosystems, aquatic and terrestrial natural resource management, and the impact of geological activity on the environment. Operates Komandorskie Island Biosphere Station.

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Institute of Ethnography

Website: http://arktinen.urova.fi/polarweb/polar/lbrusped.htm
Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 3, 199034 St. Petersburg
Telephone: +7-812-2184142
Activities: Research on Russian Arctic peoples is chiefly carried out by the Siberian Peoples Ethnography Department. Library.

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Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology

Address: Moscow Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, 14 Leninskii Prospekt, 117901 Moscow
Telephone: +7-301-881-5973
Year of foundation: 1944
Activities: Major national institute for research into native peoples in Russia and elsewhere. The Department of Northern Peoples specializes in the Arctic and sub-Arctic.
Publications: Etnograficheskoye Obozrenie (1992-, 6pa) [continues Sovetskaya Etnografiya (1932-91) and Etnografiya (1926-31)]

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Institute of Geography

Address: Moscow Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny Pereulok 29, 109017 Moscow
Telephone: +7-095-230-20-90
Year of foundation: 1930
Activities: Operates Barentsburg Research Station (78.40'N; 14.14'W), Svalbard.
Publications: Materialy Gliatsiologicheskikh Issledovanii (1961-, 3pa)

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Institute of Hunting and Fur Breeding, Far Eastern Division

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, Lev Tolstoi St. 15a, 680063 Khabarovsk.
Telephone: +7-421-211298
Activities: Conducts research into wildlife resources, hunting management, and the protection of rare species. Operates field stations at Bolshaya Ussurka River, Karanak River, Tyrma River, and Turan Range.

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Institute of Hunting and Fur Breeding, Ural Division

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, 38 Sovietskikh Kosmonavtov Av., 163061 Arkhangelsk
Telephone: +7-818-441874

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Institute of Linguistic Studies, Department of Samoyedic and Palaeoasiatic Languages, St. Petersburg, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

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Institute of Northern Development, Siberian Branch

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, PO Box 2774, 625003 Tyumen 3
Year of foundation: 1986
Activities: Carries out fundamental and applied research connected with the development of oil and gas exploration in Western Siberia.

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Institute of Ob-Ugric People's Revival

Address: Koneva 8, 626200 Khanty-Mansijsk
Telephone: +7-8-345-71-934- 50
Fax: +7-8-345-71-415-80
Year of foundation: 1991
Activities: Established by the Committee of North Aboriginal People's Affairs of the Administration of the Khanti-Mansi autonomous district. Carries out problem-related socio-economic and cultural research.

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Institute of Systems Studies

Address: Laboratory of Arctic Studies, Moscow Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, 9 Prospekt 60-let Oktyabrya, 117312 Moscow
Activities: Current research focuses on international politics and development issues in the Arctic.

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Institute of Water and Ecological Problems

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kim-Ju-Chen St. 65, 680063 Khabarovsk.
Telephone: +7-4212-333948/331355
Fax: +7-4212-336562
Year of foundation: 1968
Activities: Studies regularities and characteristics of surface and underground water formation, and seeks to establish scientific principles for the rational use and control of land water resources. Study of Far East ecosystems aiming at the rational use of biological resources. Evaluates anthropogenic impact on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

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Interagency Commission for Arctic and Antarctic Affairs

Address: Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation, Okhotny Rjad 1, 103009 Moscow
Fax: +7-095-930-2787

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International Research Centre for Northern Territories Development

Address: Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences

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Kamchatka Institute of Ecology and Nature Management Russian Academy of Sciences

Address: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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Khabarovsk Science Center

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ulitsa Kim-Yu-Chena, 65 Khabarovsk 680063
Telephone: +7-84212-33-21-2
Year of foundation: 1981

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Khantymansiyskiy Committee of Geology and Mineral Resources Development

Address: Ul. Parkovaya 92a., Khanty-Mansiysk, 626200 Tyumen' Region.
Telephone: +7-345-71-4-27-39
Fax: +7-345-71-2-34-60

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Kola Science Centre

Website: www.ksc.ru
Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. Fersmana 14, 184200 Apatity, Murmansk Oblast'
Telephone: +7-81555-76441
Fax: +7-81555-76425
Year of foundation: 1930
Activities: The major research centre for this region. Murmansk Marine Biology Institute operates the International Arctic Biological Station "CalmBay", Hooker Island, Franz Josef Land (80.20'N; 52.40'E). "Imandra" (67.40'N; 33.35'E) and Kuzomen (66.15'N; 36.50'E) field stations are operated by the Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute. Amderma field station (69.45'N; 61.39'E), and geophysical observatories at Loparskia (68.37'N; 33.18'E), Lovozero (67.59'N; 35.05'E) and Verkhnetulomski (68.32'N; 31.08'E) are operated by the Polar Geophysical Institute. Library. The 11 constituent institutes include: - Department of Industrial Ecology of the North; tel: 3-76-56. - Institute of Geology; tel: +7-81555-79567; fax: +7-81555-76481; e-mail: root@geo.kolasc.net.ru - Institute of Northern Industrial Ecological Problems; tel: 3-76-96. - Mining Institute; tel: 3-75-20. - Murmansk Marine Biology Institute (MMBI) [Murmanskiy Morskoy Biologicheskiy Institut], 17 Vladimirskaya St., 183023 Murmansk; fax: +7-815-00-6-10-70; telex: 126118 PGI SU. - Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute, 184230 Kirovsk, Murmansk Region; tel: 21351; telex: 126129 KOLSC SU; e-mail: pabgi@murmansk.su . - Polar Geophysical Institute, ul. Fersmana 14, 184200 Apatity.

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Komi Nauchnyy Tsentr [Komi Science Centre]

[Komi Science Centre]
Website: www.ksc.komi.ru
Address: Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kommunisticheskaya St. 24, 167610 Syktyvkar, Komi Republic
Telephone: +7-821-22-7-27-76
Activities: The major research centre for this republic. The Institute of Biology operates field stations at Liali (62.17'N; 50.40'E) and Vorkuta. Library. 7 constituent institutes, including: - Institute of Biology.

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Kronotskiy State Biosphere Reserve

Address: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Ulitsa Ryabikov, 48 Elizarova Kamchatka 684010
Telephone: 6-28-47 date of foundation: 196
Activities: Reserve comprises over 1m. ha of temperate broad-leaf forest. Research carried out includes studies of biodiversity, population ecology, phenology, migration dynamics, ecological monitoring, impact of volcanic activity on vegetation, and geyser monitoring. Herbarium. Library.

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Leningrad Association of Soviet Polar Scientists (LASPOL)

Address: 4 Boitsova St., 190068 St. Petersburg
Publications: Polar News (1992-)

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Magadan North East Zonal Agricultural Research Institute

Address: 17 Proletarskaya St., 685000 Magadan

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Magadanskiy State Reserve

Address: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Shirokaya Ulitsa 14, 685014 Magadan
Telephone: +7-841322-2-74-57
Fax: 41322-2-00-7
Activities: Carries out environmental monitoring, protection and rehabilitation of rare species, and research on ecosystems of low-mountain northern taiga and tundra forests in a reserve of 883,800 ha.

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Moscow State University

Website: www.hist.msu.ru
Address: Department of Geocryology, Faculty of Geology, 119899 Moscow
Fax: +7-095-9380192

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Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography

Activities: Includes the Department of Cryolithology.

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Murmansk Oblast'

Address: Department of Statistics, Rusanov 10, 183 766 Murmansk

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Murmansk Oblast'

Address: House of Soviet, Lenin pr. 75, 184 006 Murmansk
Activities: Centre of regional administration.

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Murmansk Regional Society of Hunters and Fishers

Address: 19 Polarnyie Zori St., 183039 Murmansk
Year of foundation: 1958

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Murmansk State Academy of the Fishing Fleet

Address: Sportivnoya ul. 13, 183010 Murmansk
Telephone: +7-8150-6-20-51
Year of foundation: 1950

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N.M. Knipovich Polar Research Institute of Marine Fish Economy and Oceanography

Website: www.grida.no/add/cip/insti141.htm
Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, 6 Knipovich St., 183763 Murmansk
Telephone: +7-818-440214
Year of foundation: 1921
Activities: Study and evaluation of biological resources (fish, sea mammals, algae) of North European seas; recommendations as to their rational use. Research fields include: ecology-parasitologic and ecology-physiological studies of sea-, migratory- and fresh-water fish and invertebrates; ichthyopathology; habitat of sea and freshwater hydrobionts in natural conditions and under the influence of anthropogenic factors with the aim of evaluating primary productivity, reproduction, growth and distribution of marketable fish; estimation of food value of hydrobionts and methods of processing.

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National Committee of Finno-Ugric Philologists

Address: Ul. Semashko 1/12, 103009 Moscow

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National Scientific Center for Research on Diamonds, Gemstones and Gold

Address: 22 Lenin pr., Yakutsk 677892, Sakha Republic.
Telephone: +7-41122-28217
Fax: +7-41122-21103
Year of foundation: 1993

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Natural Environment Control

Address: Arctic Department, 12 Pavlik Morozov Per., 123376 Moscow

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Nauchno-issledovatel'skaya Laboratoriya Polyarnoy [Polar Medicine Research Laboratory]

[Polar Medicine Research Laboratory]
Address: Academy of Medical Sciences, Ul. Laureatov 48, 663310 Norilsk
Year of foundation: 1973
Activities: Studies human adaptation to the climatic, geographic, working and living conditions of the polar regions, and the distinctive features of diseases found here.

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Nauchno-Issledovatel'skii Institut Geologii Arktiki (NIIGA) [Research Institute of Arctic Geology]

[Research Institute of Arctic Geology]
Address: Sredniy Prospekt 71, 199026 St. Petersburg
Publications: Geological map of the Bering Sea region (with the Quaternary cover removed) (1984) [4 sheets at 1:2 500 000]

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Northeast Russian Petroleum Service Agency

Address: Portovaya Ulitsa 16, 685000 Magadan
Telephone: +7-841322-23-00-75
Activities: Joint-stock company acting as authorized agent for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of geological data relevant to on- and off-shore oil and gas exploration in the Northeast and Sea of Okhotsk.

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Northeast Science Center (NESC)

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Portovaya Ulitsa 16, 685000 Magadan
Telephone: +7-841322-3-00-51
Fax: 41322-3-00-75. Telex: 145184 NAUKA
Year of foundation: 1960
Activities: Coordinating agency for scientific and auxiliary research institutions, experimental and production enterprises, and other organizations of the Far East Division situated in the Magadanskaya Oblast' and the Chukotskiy autonomous district.

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Northern Sea Route Administration

Address: Russian Federation Ministry of Transport, 1/4 Rozhedestvenka, 103759 Moscow
Fax: +7-095-926-9038
Year of foundation: 1932

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Pacific Institute of Oceanology

Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Baltiyskaya St. 43, 690041 Vladivostok.
Telephone: +7-4232-29-65-00
Fax: +7-4232-22-45-52
Year of foundation: 1973
Activities: Carries out research in the Pacific Ocean, Sea of Okhotsk, Bering Sea, and elsewhere.

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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskii Maritime University

Address: Klyuchevskaya ul. 35, 683003 Petrovlovsk-Kamchatskii.
Fax: 22-45-38
Year of foundation: 1987

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Polarex

Address: K. Libkneckt Strasse 45, 620157 Sverdlovsk

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Pomor International University

Address: Lomonosov St, 163006 Arkhangelsk

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Production and Research Institute for Engineering Construction Survey (PNIIIS)

Address: Okrurhnoy proezd 18, GSP, 105058 Moscow
Telephone: +7-095-366-31-89
Fax: +7-095-366-31-90
Activities: Geocryological studies relating to construction in permafrost.

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Regional Inter-Agency Commission in Coordination of the Complex Socioeconomic

Address: Medico-Biological and Linguistic Studies in the Issues of Development of the Peoples of the North, Moscow
Year of foundation: 1981

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Research and Technological Institute of Construction

Address: Ministry of Construction, Volochaevskaya St. 75, 680020 Khabarovsk.
Telephone: +7-421-336758
Year of foundation: 1978
Activities: Fields investigated include permafrost dynamics, and climatic and human impacts on permafrost development. Permafrost stations maintained at Dipkun, Zeysk, Fevralsk, Etyrken, Novyj Urgal, and Suluk.

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Research Institute of Agriculture in the Polar North Noril'sk

Year of foundation: Founded at Moscow in the 1930s as the Institute of Reindeer-Herding, Agriculture and Hunting in the Far North. Relocated to Noril'sk in the 1950s.

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Russian Antarctic Expeditions

Address: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Ul Beringa 38, 199397 St. Petersburg.
Fax: +7-812-352-2930
Activities: Provides logistical support to the national Antarctic programme and maintains the all-year stations Bellingshausen (62.12'S; 58.58'W), Leningradskaya (69.30'S; 159.23'E), Mirnyy (66.33'S; 93.01'E), Molodezhnaya (67.40'S; 45.50'E), Novalazarevskaya (70.46'S; 11.50'E), Progres (69.24'S; 76.24'E), Russkaya (74.46'S; 136.51'W) and Vostok (78.27'S; 106.51'E).
Publications: Informatsionnyi Biulleten' Sovetskoi Antarkticheskoi Ekspeditsii (1958-, ?)

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Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring

Website: http://sputnik.infospace.ru/resurs/engl/zakaz.htm
Address: Arctic, Antarctic & Marine Department, 12 Novovagan'kovskiy St., 123242 Moscow
Fax: +7-095-2552090
Activities: Shares responsibility with the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute for the control and organization of Antarctic research programmes.

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Russian Hydrometeorological Research Centre

Address: 9-13 Bolshevistskaya, 123376 Moscow
Year of foundation: 1965

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Russian Institute of Nature Conservation and Reserves

Address: Ministry of Ecology, Znamenskoye-Sadki, 113628 Moscow
Telephone: +7-095-423-21-44
Fax: +7-095-423-23-22
Activities: National agency for research on fundamental and applied ecology. Library.

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Sakhalin Oil and Gas Institute

Address: Ministry of Fuel and Energetics, Karl Marx St. 18, 692260 Okha.
Telephone: 95425

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Scientific Coordination Centre for Arctic Investigations

Address: Moscow Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, 4 Shvernik, 117036 Moscow
Telephone: +7-095-126-70-39
Fax: +7-095-126-66-98
Activities: Coordinating centre for Arctic research carried out within RAS Moscow Branch at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology; Institute of Geography; Institute of System Studies, Laboratory of Arctic Studies and elsewhere.

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Scientific Council on Earth Cryology

Address: Russian Academy of Sciences, 11/15 Fersman St., 17312 Moscow.
Telephone: +7-095-124-5355
Activities: Coordinates geocryological investigations within Russia and liaises with international organizations. Organizes an annual conference.
Publications: Geocryology [?](?-, 4pa)

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Severo-vostochnyy Kompeksnyy Nauchno-issledovatel'skiy Institut [North East Interdisciplinary Research Institute]

[North East Interdisciplinary Research Institute]
Address: Far Eastern Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, 16 Portovaya St., 685000 Magadan.
Fax: +7-413-22-30723
Year of foundation: 1959
Activities: Multidisciplinary research centre studying geology, geophysics, geochemistry, photometry, permafrost, economics, biology, ethnography and archaeology. Activities focus on the development of Siberian resources.
Publications: Directory of the Northeast Scientific Centre, Far East Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (Simakov 1993)

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Siberian International Centre for Regional Studies

Address: Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering, 17 Pr. Lavrentyeva, 630090 Novosibirsk.
Telephone: +7-383-2-35-05-36
Fax: +7-383-2-35-55-80
Year of foundation: 1992
Activities: Carries out research and associated commercial activities on regional development in the Russian Far East and Siberia.

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State Committee for Social and Economic Development of the North (GOSCOMSEVER)

Address: Stroitly St. 8, b. 2, 117916 Moscow

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State Pedagogical Institute named by A.I. Gertsen

Address: Department of Language Folklore and Literature of the Peoples of the North, St. Petersburg Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

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Syktyvkar State University

Website: http://ssu.komi.com/english
Address: Oktyabrskii Pr. 55, 167001 Syktyvkar, Komi Republic
Telephone: +7-821-22-3-68-20
Fax: +7-821-22-3-18-88
Year of foundation: 1972.

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Tomsk State University

Website: www.tsu.ru
Address: Prospekt Lenina 36, 634050 Toms
Activities: Departments include the Museum of the Archaeology and Ethnography of Siberia, and the Research Laboratory of the History, Archaeology and Ethnography of Siberia.

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Tsentral'noe Statisticheskoe Upravlenie

Address: Kalinina 3, Moscow G-19
Activities: Central statistical bureau for former Soviet Union.
Publications: Narodnoe Khozyaistvo SSSR (1956-90); Narodnoe Khozyaistvo SSSR, 1922-1982 (1982); and other statistical series and reports.

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VNIIOkeanologia [All-Russia Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resources of the World Ocean]

[All-Russia Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resources of the World Ocean]
Address: 1 Angliysky Av., 190121 St. Petersburg.
Telephone: +7-812-113-8379 or 219-5064
Fax: +7-812-114-1470
Year of foundation: 1948
Activities: Carries out geological and geophysical research programmes in both polar regions.
Publications: Scientific Notes. Regional Geology (1963-70); Scientific Notes. Palaeontology, Biostratigraphy (1963-71); Proceedings of NIIGA (1950-88); Collection of Papers (1965-, 3-6pa); monographs; atlases; maps.

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Vsesojuennoi Nauchno-Issledovatel'skii Geologicheskii Institut (VSEGEI) [All-Russia Geological Research Institute]

[All-Russia Geological Research Institute]
Address: Sredniy Prospekt 71, 199026 St. Petersburg
Activities: Responsible for geological survey and mapping activities. Publisher of maps produced by the Ministry of Geology and its subsidiary bodies. See also All Union Geological Library.

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Yakut International Centre for Development of the Northern Territories (Sakha Inter North) (YalCDNT)

Website: www.yakutia.ru/~pages/koi7/koi7/win/minvs/English-Guide/TextE/7AdvertisementsE/118-2E.htm
Address: Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 43, 677891 Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
Telephone: +7-411-22-6-49-52
Fax: +7-095-230-29-19
Year of foundation: 1992
Activities: Voluntary nongovernmental organization established to coordinate participation by Yakutian scientists and specialists in international projects. Interdisciplinary research programme.

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Yakut-Sakha State University

Address: 58 Belinsky St., 677013 Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Telephone: +7-411-22-6-33-44
Fax: +7-411-22-4-22-64
Year of foundation: 1956
Activities: Includes Department of the Yakut-Sakha Language. Library holdings relating to the Republic of Sakha and the Yakut people are listed in PolarPac.

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Yakutia Republic Geological Centre under authority of Ministry of Industry and Geology of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)

Address: ul. Kirova 13, 677022 Yakutsk.
Telephone: +7-411-22-2-20-02

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Yakutsk Agricultural Institute

Address: Ul. P. Morozova 2, 677891 Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Telephone: +7-411-22-2-23-20

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Yakutsk Science Centre

Address: Yakutsk Branch, Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. Petrovskogo 2, 677891 Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Telephone: +7-411-22-2-54-70
Activities: The major research centre for this region. The Institute of Biology operates Nizhnekolymski (68.00'N; 160.00'E), Nuyrnbinski (66.00'N; 114.00'E), Pokhodsk (70.00'N; 160.00'E) and Yedyai (61.00'N; 122.00'E) field stations. Library. The 9 constituent institutes include: - Institute of Biology, Leninskiy Prospekt 41, 677007 Yakutsk; tel: +7-411-22-2-77-81; fax: +7-095-230-29-19. - Institute of Economics of Comprehensive Assimilation of Natural Resources of the North, Ul. Petrovskogo 2, 677027 Yakutsk; tel: +7-411-22-2-43-52; fax: +7-095-230-29-19. - Institute of Geology, Leninskiy Prospekt 39, 677891 Yakutsk; tel: +7-411-22-3-52-71; tel: +7-411-22-2-71-84. - Institute of Language, Literature and History, Petrovskogo Ul., 677027 Yakutsk; tel: +7-411-22-2-10-29; fax: +7-095-230-29-19. - Institute of Mining of the North, 26 Kulakovsky St., 677000 Yakutsk; tel./fax +7-411-22-3-51-97. - Institute for Northern Minorities, Ul. Sosnovaya 4, 677008 Yakutsk; tel: +7-411-22-6-01-97; e-mail: robbeck@yakutsk.rospac.msk.su . - Institute of Physical Technical Problems of the North, Oktyabrskaya ul. 1, 677007 Yakutsk. - Polar Geospace Physics Observatory "Tiksi", Leninskaya ul. 25, 678400 Bulunsky raion. - Yakutsk Botanical Garden, Chuchur-Muran, 677008 Yakutsk; tel: +7-411-22-2-42-08.

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Yamal-Nenetskiy Committee of Geology and Mineral Resources

Address: ul. Respubliki 72, 626608 Salekhard.
Telephone: +7-345-91-6-17-30

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