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Geoecological Risk Management in Polar Areas

  • Provides a full-scale geoecological risk assessment of gas industry impacted polar areas

  • Assesses geoecological risk management options using biogeochemical technologies

  • Brings to light human health impacts as well as soil contamination issues associated with gas technologies


Part of the Environmental Pollution book series (EPOL, volume 28)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Vladimir N. Bashkin, Rauf V. Galiulin
    Pages 1-12
  3. Vladimir N. Bashkin, Rauf V. Galiulin
    Pages 13-33
  4. Vladimir N. Bashkin, Rauf V. Galiulin
    Pages 35-46
  5. Vladimir N. Bashkin, Rauf V. Galiulin
    Pages 47-56
  6. Vladimir N. Bashkin, Rauf V. Galiulin
    Pages 57-74
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 129-156

About this book


This monograph is devoted to full-scale geoecological risk assessment in gas industry impacted polar areas and the relevant risk management options using innovative nature-like biogeochemical technologies. Readers will discover more about geoecological risks during gas production, transportation, storage and refining.

Chapters discuss in detail the geodynamic dangers associated with designing and building of main gas pipelines. The book has interdisciplinary appeal, and specialists and practitioners in environmental sciences, ecology, biogeochemistry and those within the energy sector who are interested in understanding ecosystems affected by anthropogenic impacts in severe climatic conditions will find it particularly engaging. Through this book, readers will learn more about recultivation of contaminated soils as well as health risk assessments of chemical substances associated with the gas industry. 


Geoecological risk assessment Polar ecosystems Gas industry Biogeochemical technologies Technogenic conditions Geoecological risk management Contaminated soils Recultivation effectiveness

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science RASPushchino, The Moscow RegionRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Basic Biological Problems RASPushchino, The Moscow RegionRussia

About the authors

Dr. Vladimir N. Bashkin is a professor at the Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science RAS in Russia. He was graduated from the Biology-Soil department of Moscow State University in 1971, where in 1975 he was awarded a PhD, and in 1987, a Doctor of Science degree. His research areas include environmental risk assessment, biogeochemistry, gas industry, urban ecology, and trans-boundary pollution. He has authored more than 20 books, including Modern Biogeochemistry and Environmental Chemistry: Asian Lessons (published by Kluwer), and more than 100 papers.

Dr. Rauf V. Galiulin is leading researcher of the Institute of fundamental problems of biology RAS, doctor of geographical sciences. He graduated from Samarkand state university.  His main research interests are geoecology and biogeochemistry. He is the author of more than 10 books and 100 articles.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Oil, Gas & Geosciences