Russian Journal of Ecology

, Volume 39, Issue 5, pp 310–317 | Cite as

Pollution-induced successions in forests of the Kola Peninsula

  • N. V. LukinaEmail author
  • T. V. Chernen’kova


Trends of changes in the successional status of northern taiga forests exposed to technogenic pollution in the Kola Peninsula are discussed. Main studies of digression in spruce and pine forests are characterized on the basis of the dynamics of species composition of phytocenoses and chemical composition of atmospheric fallout, soils, and dominant plants.

Key words

the Kola Peninsula technogenic successions industrial pollution heavy metals forest degradation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Problems in Forest Ecology and ProductivityRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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