A team of researchers has studied ice-containing sediment on the East Siberian Arctic Shelf. The researchers proved that the melting of underwater permafrost is caused not only by the warming of sea water, but also by migrations of its salt ions (mostly NaCl). The HSE News Service reports on this and other studies conducted by the HSE Institute of Ecology.
The Master of Data Science (MDS) programme launched by HSE University in 2020 is the first and only online master’s programme on Coursera in Russia. The latest admissions campaign for the programme has now begun. Second-year students Vasilina Denyakina and Valery Sedin spoke to the HSE News Service about how the latest theoretical and practical knowledge with a focus on solving real industry problems helps train sought-after professionals. They also talked about the wide variety of data science research topics.