ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2015, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 377–380. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2015. Original Russian Text © E.L. Vorobeichik, D.V. Nesterkova, 2015, published in Ekologiya, 2015, No. 4, pp. 308–312. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Technogenic Boundary of the Mole Distribution in the Region of Copper Smelter Impacts: Shift after Reduction of Emissions E. L. Vorobeichik and D. V. Nesterkova Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia email: email@example.com Received December 26, 2014 Keywords: European mole, Talpa europaea, earthworms, soil, forest litter, forest ecosystems, industrial pollu tion, heavy metals, copper smelter, recovery, Middle Urals DOI: 10.1134/S1067413615040165 Longterm atmospheric emissions from metallur tative shifts in the state of the soil macrofauna community. gic works result in technogenic geochemical anoma lies. The levels of heavy metals in the epicenters of The emissions of many plants into the atmosphere such anomalies are sometimes several orders of mag have been decreasing over the last few decades, making nitude higher than in background areas, which has a it possible to analyze the natural processes of ecosys deadly effect on the biota of terrestrial ecosystems. tem recovery. Some estimations of the
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