TOPICAL ISSUES OF HUMAN LIFE IN THE FAR NORTH IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
Galina N. Degteva, Natalia N. Simonova, Yana A. Korneeva
Pages: 625-635 Published: 21 Nov 2014
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Abstract: In recent there is decades have seen a global climate change, which to some extent determines the state of many natural ecosystems. Given the extreme conditions of life in the Far North and the vector of development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation work will be carried out using rotational forms of labor. Far North is an extreme area and created unfavorable conditions for fly-in-fly-out workers work and life. Each person differently adapted to such conditions, and the result of adaptation is reflected in the change of psychological properties and qualities of the workers. The aim: to study adaptation and psychological characteristics of oil and gas companies fly-in-fly-out employees in the Far North. The study is found that the fly-in-fly-out workers with professional experience have a greater need for material security and reduce the interest in the arts, career, and fashion. They become more tolerant, but increased addiction, growing family and social turmoil.
Keywords: fly-in-fly-out work, professional and socio-psychological adaptation, extreme conditions of profession activity