ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2009, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 448–451. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2009. Original Russian Text © E.A. Rakov, T.S. Chibrik, 2009, published in Ekologiya, 2009, No. 6, pp. 473–476. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS On the Problem of Flora Formation in Industrially Disturbed Land Areas E. A. Rakov and T. S. Chibrik Ural State University, pr. Lenina 51, Yekaterinburg, 620083 Russia; email: Tamara.Chibrik@usu.ru Received February 3, 2009 Key words: flora, industrially disturbed lands, taiga zone. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413609060125 A major part of the global population already lives the city of Asbest (L7); spoil and tailing dumps of the amid socalled technogenic landscapes, in which Pervouralsk titanomagnetite ore mine, the city of Per industrial waste dumps and other types of disturbed vouralsk (L8); and spoil banks of Bilimbaevskoe flux land areas have a special place with regard to deleteri ing limestone mine, the village of Bilimbai (L9). ous effects on the natural environment and human In Chelyabinsk oblast, studies were performed on health. In Sverdlovsk oblast, they concentrate in the spoil banks of Cheremshanskoe nickel ore mine near vicinities of all large cities and most other populated the city of Verkhnii Ufalei (L10). The rock composi areas, covering
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