Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 315–322 | Cite as

Recovery of Tundra Ecosystem after Closure of the Valkumei Mine in Chukotka

  • G. V. KalabinEmail author
  • V. I. Gornyi
  • T. A. Davidan
  • S. G. Kritsuk
  • A. A. Tronin
Mining Ecology and Exploitation of The Earth’s Bowels


Applicability of local and regional scale satellite images in evaluation of vegetation in tundra in the zones of mining in permafrost area is proved. The research results on the environmental impact of the Valkumei Mine, Chukotka Autonomous Region, after its closure are described and analyzed.


Satellite monitoring tundra vegetation ecosystem vegetation index cryolithic zone mines 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. V. Kalabin
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. I. Gornyi
    • 2
  • T. A. Davidan
    • 2
  • S. G. Kritsuk
    • 2
  • A. A. Tronin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral ResourcesRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Scientific Research Center for Ecological SafetyRussian Academy of SciencesSaint-PetersburgRussia

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