Holiday to the lakes of Finland
Finland is located in Northern Europe and has all conditions for comfortable rest of tourists. At any time of the year, in this Northern country attracts many visitors to enjoy…

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The Lake Schuchye in the Burabai
Type of accommodation In the Northern part of Kazakhstan, near to the cities of Kokshetau and Astana, is an excellent area to relax, such as the Borovoe resort. This resort…

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diatoms

Thank you for the warming: the most northerly lake comes back to life

Lake Kaffeklubben (detsk. Kaffeklubben Sø, 83 37′) is a small (48 ha) of the eponymous island, North of Greenland, only 707 km from the pole. This is the most Northern lake on the Earth.

For a long time scientists argued about whether to receive life in such places, the impulse to reproduce as a result of nitrate pollution, or make her stop the impending effects of global warming. It seems that an international group of researchers under the guidance of Bianca Perren of the University of Franche-comté (France) managed to answer this question.

Despite the harsh living conditions, once the lake was full Kaffeklubben life in the face of cyanobacteria. The ice over the lake while constant, varying only the thickness. But even under 1-2 m of ice cyanobacteria survive. However, they are most active in summer when the air temperature above the ice reservoir is as high as +1,6 C. But more complex forms of life here. But now, but once…

3 500 years ago, when the lake had just been formed, it occupied several species of diatoms. But, according to studies of lake cores, which the authors said in the journal Geology, about 2 400 years ago, as the local temperature, the population is entirely extinct. Usually, to return, Continue reading

The village "Sosnovo lakes 2"
Information about cottage village "Sosnovo lakes 2" Jensen Group is one of the largest investment companies of the Russian real estate market. For more than 20 years the company is…

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Beneath the surface of Europe may be the large lake
After analyzing the data of the spacecraft Galileo, astronomers came to the conclusion that under the surface of Europa (moon of Jupiter) may hide large bodies of water, equal in…

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