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Geoecological Aspects of the Impact of the Gypsum Deposit “Glubokoe” Development on the Atmosphere. P. 41–46

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Section: Geosciences




Shvartsman Yury Grigoryevich
Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)
Malkov Аleksandr Stanislavovich
Postgraduate Student, Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)


By now, there have been explored several large gypsum deposits in the Arkhangelsk Region. Since 2008, only one gypsum deposit, “Glubokoe”, has been developed. This process has had an active impact on the environment of the area. The paper dwells on the key physical, geographical, natural and climatic conditions of this deposit. In addition, it describes the main method of gypsum deposit development and analyzes the primary industrial air pollutants and the process of their origination. Further, the most important measures to cut the emission of harmful substances and reduce their impact on the air are considered. The paper determines the influence of the deposit development on the atmosphere and evaluates the efficiency of the existing monitoring system and nature protection projects.


gypsum deposit, gypsum mining, impact on the atmosphere, monitoring
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