Flora and vegetation of gold mining waste dumps in Mariinskaya taiga

Flora and vegetation of gold mining waste dumps in Mariinskaya taiga ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2010, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 269–271. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2010. Original Russian Text © N.V. Vetluzhskikh, 2010, published in Ekologiya, 2010, No. 3, pp. 232–234. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Flora and Vegetation of Gold Mining Waste Dumps in Mariinskaya Taiga N. V. Vetluzhskikh Central Siberian Botanical Garden, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Zolotodolinskaya 101, Novosibirsk, 630090 Russia email: dvetl@mail.ru Received March 6, 2008 Key words: gold mining waste dumps, pioneer groups, plant communities. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413610030124 Studies were performed in the North Alatau region main types of technogenic landscapes can be distin of the AlatauShor Highland, Kemerovo oblast (the guished in the Kundat River basin: southeast of Western Siberia) (Vdovin, 1988). Accord (1) The landscape of high dredging waste dumps is ing to geobotanical zoning (Kuminova, 1950), the formed in narrow, steep segments of river valley mined study area lies in the Barzas taiga region characterized with a dredge that has a bucket volume of no less than by a continuous cover of dark fir–aspen taiga forests. 120–150 l. The resulting massive dump rises 6–8 m These forests, uniform in structure and floristic com above water level and has steep slopes. Its http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Flora and vegetation of gold mining waste dumps in Mariinskaya taiga

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