The head of laboratory “Arctic-Shelf” is Yuri P.Gudoshnikov, PhD in Geographical Science, Leading Scientist.
Laboratory “Arctic-shelf” is an individual subdivision of Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. Created in 1991, the laboratory successfully deals with various problems of continental shelf development and operates with the latest scientific achievements and modern equipment.
Activity of the laboratory is focused on providing hydro meteorological and ice information on various stages of design, construction, dismantling of hydro technical structures (i.e. platforms, terminals, pipelines, cables etc.) in the shelf zone of seas.
Among the members of laboratory, there are 6 PhDs, masters and specialists who guarantee laboratory’s high scientific potential and provide high-quality and state-of-the-art scientific and technical researches, aimed at the study and developing of the Arctic shelf.
*Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute is the state scientific centre of the Russian Federation and belongs to the Russian Federal Service of Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. In Russia, AARI is the oldest and the largest scientific research institution conducing complex study of polar regions of the Earth.
Frolov Ivan Evgenievich has been heading AARI since 1992.