Biogeochemical Technologies for Managing Pollution in Polar Ecosystems


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Biogeochemical Technologies for Managing Pollution in Polar Ecosystems Editor: Vladimir N. Bashkin Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Springer International Publishing AG Pages: 218 Illustrations and other contents: 43 Illustrations, color; 3 Illustrations, black and white; VI, 218 p. 46 illus., 43 illus. in color. Language: English ISBN: 9783319418049 Categories: , , , ,

This edited book is devoted to environmental risk management in gas industry impacted polar ecosystems of Russia, one of the hottest topics of modern environmental science. The contributions from experts cover topics that shed new light on the impacts of oil and natural gas production on arctic ecosystems in the country as well as biogeochemical engineering technologies to manage pollution in these areas. Readers will also discover new insights on potential ecological indicators for assessing geo-environmental risks of these impacted ecosystems, and climate modeling in polar areas. 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 biogeochemical cycling through food chains and specific reactions of biota to environmental pollution in extreme environments through the lens of experts.

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Author Biography

Dr. Vladimir N. Bashkin is a professor at the Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science RAS and the Institute of Natural Gases and Gas Technologies - Gazprom VNIIGAZ LLC in Russia. He 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, 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.