Landscape degradation at the development area of Mamontovskoe and Yuzhno-Balyksky oil fields

Publication - 27 August, 2012

Results and conclusions:

• Most of landscapes degraded in the early stages of field development;
• The reason of landscape`s degradation – a synergistic effect of the whole set of factors
(oil spills, fire, mechanical impact, the introduction of foreign material, violations of the hydrological regime);
• The role of the reclamation of contaminated land is greatly exaggerated;
• Forest ecosystems in these 2 fields degraded much stronger than the swamp landscapes.