Antarctic Record (Mar 2000)

Reconnaissance for a hydrological research in Laptev Sea and Lena Basin

  • Hajime Ito

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 44, no. 1
pp. 51 – 60


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A preparatory field investigation was carried out in July and August 1999 in the Lena basin and in the Laptev Sea, Russia. The hydrology of the region including the sea ice on the continental shelf is an important element in the global water circulation. The results of the work are reported.