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Land Distribution and Assessment in the Ukrainian Steppe Within the Dnepropetrovsk Region

  • Larisa B. Anisimova
  • Natalia P. Grytsan
  • Mykola M. Kharytonov
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

The investigations were conducted at rural and urban sites of the Dnepropetrovsk Region (Ukraine) and were aimed at an assessment of land stock changes and soil pollution to protect land resources and improve land management. The main type of soil was the black soil — chernozem. The following themes were considered in the study: structure of land stock, soil degradation, erosion, and dissemination of humus.

Keywords

steppe soils land use land degradation land management Ukraine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Larisa B. Anisimova
    • 1
  • Natalia P. Grytsan
    • 1
  • Mykola M. Kharytonov
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental StandardsInstitute for Nature Management Problems and Ecology National Academy of Sciences of UkraineDnipropetrovskUkraine
  2. 2.Dnipropetrovsk State Agrarian UniversityDnipropetrovskUkraine

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