January 10, 2012 on: Environment, General

L.Dugerjav, a science professor and head of the Antarctic Association of Mongolia, has arrived home after a two-month research trip to the Antarctic.

L.Dugerjav said he did his work at a Bulgarian research station on Livingston Island. He took part in mapping work on the island and in an EU project to monitor temperatures. He said the latter project could assist researchers studying climate change in Mongolia and globally. L.Dugerjav answered a correspondent’s questions. -Q: What was the purpose of your research and what countries’ scholars worked on the research team? -A: Researchers from ten countries worked on the research team. The research has the goal of measuring global climate change, and I measured temperature changes and made geological drawings. -Q: What was the temperature? -A: The average maximum temperature in the Antarctic is -50 and the minimum is -90. But in summer it’s sometimes 0 degrees because of the ocean climate. People can live on the shore in the summer. -Q: I heard you had been to the Antarctic two times before this trip. What did you research before? -A: The first trip was difficult and the next trips were easier. But it is difficult to go 25,000 km away without plane and car travel. The way to the Antarctic is through four continents and three or four oceans. The last research work was special because I led a research team. We have planned to go with a team of two or three researchers from the University of Science and Technology in 2012 and 2013. -Q: You have said that Mongolia will build a research base in the Antarctic. When? -A: We have a plan to build our research base there. But it needs much capital. We could use some bases that have stopped activities there. There are 43 working research bases from 34 countries. -Q: What purposes does Antarctic research serve? -A: Research has been done in mineral resources, exploitation feasibility, global climate change, and the possibility of people living there in the future. -Q: You took a ger to the Antarctic. Was it suited for the climate? -A: My friend gave me a ger that has space for two people. I lived in the ger but it was difficult during strong winds. - Q: When will you go back to the Antarctic again? -A: I have planned to go to the Antarctic with two researchers in October.   Please note that this article and / or its accompanying media (picture, video, sound files etc…) has not been written, created or taken by M.A.D. Investment Solutions staff. It is not copyrighted to M.A.D. Investment Solutions nor does the company claim any ownership or rights towards the content and its accompanying media. The above article does not in any case represent the views or opinions of M.A.D. Investment Solutions or any of its affiliate individuals or companies. The article above is purely meant as a source of information to readers and does not constitute a legal or biding agreement in any way, shape or form. Ownership of the content and its accompanying media remains with its legal owner or contributor but was sourced from Public Domain sources. If you are the owner of this content or its media and would like it replaced or taken out of our website, please contact us on: info@mad-mongolia.com. For contact and comments directly relating to the above article and or its accompanying media, please refer to the source as stated below.

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