Showing posts with label Sea of Okhotsk. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sea of Okhotsk. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

7.7-magnitude quake:Tsunami advisories issued for Russian Bering Island, no threat for local population

Kamchatka’s Aleutian region
Tsunami advisories have been issued for the township of Nikolskoye on Russia’s Bering Island off the Kamchatka peninsula after a quake, but the height of the tsunami wave will not exceed half-a-meter, a source from the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Academy of Science’s Geophysical Service told Tass on Tuesday.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Russian scientist works on forecasts of climate change in Arctic

Okhotsk Sea
A scientist of the Pacific Oceanology Institute named after Ilyichev, analyzes sediments from lakes and seas to forecast climate changes and development of natural processes in the Arctic and in Baikal. The project has received a grant of 2.3 million rubles ($38,000) from the Russian Science Fund, the project's author Alexander Kolesnik told TASS on Monday.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Typhoon Chanthu pounds northern Japan

Typhoon Chanthu lashed the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Wednesday, with weather authorities warning of flooding, mudslides, high waves and swollen rivers in the region.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Russian PM Signs Decree to Establish Russian Border on Shelf in Okhotsk Sea

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that he had signed a document establishing the Russian border on Russia's continental shelf in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk.

Thursday, April 02, 2015

1,400 Rescuers Involved in Search Operation After Okhotsk Trawler Sinking

The number of people involved in the search and rescue operation in the Sea of Okhotsk, where a trawler sank late on Wednesday, has been increased almost twofold, a spokesperson of the Far Eastern division of the Russian Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Moscow to submit Arctic shelf claim to UN in fall - Russian official

arctic eez
The Russian Natural Resources Ministry is planning to submit a claim to the UN this autumn to extend the country's Arctic shelf, Ecology Minister Sergei Donskoi said Friday.

"Our experts have been gathering evidence for the past decade. The fact that the Sea of Okhotsk was recognized as a Russian inland sea in March was a very significant breakthrough," the minister said.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

UN Commission recognises Sea of Okhotsk enclave part of Russia

The UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf has recognized the Sea of Okhotsk enclave with an area of 52,000 sq.km part of the Russian continental shelf, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Sergey Donskoy told Russian journalists today.


He said that the ministry has received a formal certificate from the UN Commission satisfying Russia’s appeal to recognize the enclave in the Sea of Okhotsk part of the Russian shelf. This is an actually acknowledged fact and I can congratulate everyone, the minister said.

Answering an Itar-Tass correspondent’s question, the minister stressed that the decision on the enclave is final and not subject to revision. Now the enclave is fully under Russia’s jurisdiction, the minister said.

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