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Original Paper

UDC 622.85:622.882:622.7.002.68:622.33(571.17) © I.S. Semina, V.A. Androkhanov, A.M. Shipilova, 2022

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2022, № 7, pp. 60-65

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2022-7-60-65






Semina I.S.1 , Androkhanov V.A.2, 3, Shipilova A.M.1

1Siberian State Industrial University, Novokuznetsk, 654007, Russian Federation

2Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation

3Institute for Water and Environmental Problems, Barnaul, 656038,Russian Federation


Authors Information

Semina I.S., PhD (Biological), Associate Professor of Geology, geodesy and life protection department, e-mail: semina.i@mail.ru

Androkhanov V.A., Doctor of Biological Sciences, Director, Chief Research Associate

Shipilova A.M., Ph.D. in Agriculture, Associate Professor of Geology, geodesy and life protection department, e-mail: asya_nk77@mail<st1< a="">:personname >.ru



Based on assessment of thermal behaviour of the recultivated soils it was established that the total of biologically active temperatures (? t > 10?С) of young soils on the the reclaimed plots is higher than that of the air-ground interface. Its values exceed the air temperature by 200-500 degrees The maximum increase is observed in the initial embryonic soils in an area with practically no vegetation, while the minimum level is registered in the leached black soils (monitoring). The total of temperatures above 10?С within the upper 5-cm layer of different soils varies widely. The maximum values are recorded in initial embryonic soils (point 1) and exceed 2500?С; in technogenic soils, which upper profile section is made up of loams (point 2), they approach 2400оC. The total of biologically active temperatures is lower in the non-differentiated humus-forming technogenic soils with added mixture of potentially fertile soils and fertile topsoil on the dump surface (point 4). In such soils it is the closest to the temperature of natural zonal soils. It is noted that the embryonic and technogenic soils formed using coal-bearing materials are characterized by higher heat capacity than the zonal soils.


Remediation, Soils, Coal processing waste, Technogenic soils, Embryonic soils, Soil temperature, Fertile soil layer, Rocks, Root layer.


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The investigation was financially supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and Kemerovo Region under Research Project No. 20-44-420006/20.


For citation

Semina I.S., Androkhanov V.A. & ShipilovaA.V. Thermal behaviour of soils remediated using coal processing waste in Kuzbass. Ugol’, 2022, (7), pp. 60-65. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2022-7-60-65.

Paper info

Received April 20, 2022

Reviewed May 11, 2022

Accepted June 23, 2022


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