Maria V. Nikitina

Maria V. Nikitina
Northern Arctic Federal University · Higher school of natural sceince and technology

PhD

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In this paper, an ecological and economic approach is proposed to assess the environmental risks of soil pollution in the Arkhangelsk industrial agglomeration, where the most important indicator of risk is the amount of probable damage. Based on the total content of trace metals in the surface soil layer, the degree of the ecological risk, the prob...
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This article presents the catalase activity as a diagnostic indicator of soil contamination by oil products and heavy metals by the example of the Solovetsky soil. 44 soil samples were taken during two summer expeditions launched by M. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University in 2016 and 2017. The average content of organic matter (in terms o...
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The main air pollutants in the urban areas are power stations and transport. As a result of fuel combustion, heavy metals and solid particles with unknown composition enter the atmosphere. Concentrations of heavy metals in the snow can be an indicator of air pollution in urban areas, also giving us indications on the origin of pollution. Heavy meta...
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Under the influence of anthropogenic load on the territory of the Solovetsky archipelago the study of the soil and plant cover for the presence of pollutants becomes crucial. As a part of the educational project "Integrated development of the territory with unique natural, historic and cultural heritage on the example of the Solovki " the content o...
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The Arctic region is under an ever-increasing anthropogenic influence. The nature in the Arctic is extremely vulnerable to the effects of pollutants, which may eventually lead to certain irreversible ecological processes. Heavy metals occupy a special place among priority pollutants. Therefore, the aim of this study has been to assess the ecologica...
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The features of metal accumulation by the Arctic soils are analyzed. The data of a comparative analysis content of total and metals mobile forms in natural and anthropogenic soils in the Euro-Arctic region are presented. Such areas studied: Frans Joseph Land, Spitsbergen, Solovetsky, Novaya Zemlya, Kolguev Island, cape Kanin Nos, Varnek, Sosnovets...

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