• Vyacheslav M. Shestopalov
  • Yuriy F. Rudenko
  • Alexander S. Bohuslavsky
  • Volodymir N. Bublias
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A significant increase of technogenous load on the environment caused by aerosol fallout of heavy metals consisting of industrial atmospheric injections and automobile exhaust gases, wide use of pesticides and fertilizers in agriculture, as well as the threat of radioactive contamination as a result of nuclear weapons tests and danger of nuclear war have led to apprehensions of the possible contamination of shallow groundwater that occurs over wide areas and intensively used for the water supply of villages, small settlements and farms.


Unsaturated Zone Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Vulnerability Geological Medium Quaternary Aquifer 
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  • Vyacheslav M. Shestopalov
  • Yuriy F. Rudenko
  • Alexander S. Bohuslavsky
  • Volodymir N. Bublias

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