Hydrometeorological Hazards of the Arctic and Methodology for their Monitoring
Authors: Vitaliy I. Akselevich, Gennadiy I. Mazurov, Kamil Sh. Khairullin
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The article is devoted to the description of natural hazards and peculiarities of work in
the Arctic zone. The method of their monitoring is considered. New dangerous phenomena are
described, such as the ice tsunami, the rise of methane during the thawing of permafrost, the rise
in the level of the world’s oceans, the increase in the rate of erosion of the shores of the Arctic
Ocean. The question of global warming and cooling is being discussed.