Initial Stages of Spontaneous Overgrowing on Lignite-Mine Dumps in the Karachai-Cherkess Foothills

Initial Stages of Spontaneous Overgrowing on Lignite-Mine Dumps in the Karachai-Cherkess Foothills Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2001, pp. 277–280. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 4, 2001, pp. 303–306. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Dzybov, Denshchikova. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Initial Stages of Spontaneous Overgrowing on Lignite-Mine Dumps in the Karachai-Cherkess Foothills D. S. Dzybov and T. Yu. Denshchikova Stavropol Botanical Garden, ul. Lenina 478, Stavropol, 355038 Russia Key words: succession, spontaneous overgrowing, lignite dumps. The prospecting and mining of mineral deposits in Lignite is confined to the Pliensbachian Stage of the general and lignite in particular is an important factor Lower Jurassic (Paffengol’ts, 1959). The enclosing rock is flaggy ferruginous sandstone, gray or bright red, disturbing the integrity of meadow-steppe, meadow, and forest ecosystems in the Karachai-Cherkess foot- with fine argillite plates in the area of contact with lig- hills (Dzybov and Syurin, 1985). However, although nite seams. Upon weathering, these plates form parti- cles of different sizes that fill spaces between the pieces these disturbances are widespread, the problems of nat- of broken sandstone. No land reclamation has been per- ural demutation on barren rock dumps of exhausted formed in the study area, and the spontaneous progres- mines in this region has not yet been considered in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Initial Stages of Spontaneous Overgrowing on Lignite-Mine Dumps in the Karachai-Cherkess Foothills

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
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Copyright © 2001 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Ecology
ISSN
1067-4136
eISSN
1608-3334
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1011370807024
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Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2001, pp. 277–280. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 4, 2001, pp. 303–306. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Dzybov, Denshchikova. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Initial Stages of Spontaneous Overgrowing on Lignite-Mine Dumps in the Karachai-Cherkess Foothills D. S. Dzybov and T. Yu. Denshchikova Stavropol Botanical Garden, ul. Lenina 478, Stavropol, 355038 Russia Key words: succession, spontaneous overgrowing, lignite dumps. The prospecting and mining of mineral deposits in Lignite is confined to the Pliensbachian Stage of the general and lignite in particular is an important factor Lower Jurassic (Paffengol’ts, 1959). The enclosing rock is flaggy ferruginous sandstone, gray or bright red, disturbing the integrity of meadow-steppe, meadow, and forest ecosystems in the Karachai-Cherkess foot- with fine argillite plates in the area of contact with lig- hills (Dzybov and Syurin, 1985). However, although nite seams. Upon weathering, these plates form parti- cles of different sizes that fill spaces between the pieces these disturbances are widespread, the problems of nat- of broken sandstone. No land reclamation has been per- ural demutation on barren rock dumps of exhausted formed in the study area, and the spontaneous progres- mines in this region has not yet been considered in

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Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 9, 2004

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