Problems of Soil Renovation on Former Military Sites in Lithuania
The Soviet army left Lithuania in 1993. At that time they abandoned approximately 500 military installations including 277 Soviet military bases on which 462 military units had been housed . The military sites occupied 67662 ha, or 1.04% of Lithuania’s total land area. Only a fraction of this territory (16.7%) was needed to satisfy Lithuanian military needs. The rest has been transferred to civilian use.
KeywordsPollution Source Cleanup Work Military Installation Soil Renovation Military Site
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