Original Paper

UDC 622.271:622.85 A.I. Izmailov, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) Ugol  Russian Coal Journal, 2023, S12, pp. 50-55





Izmailov A.I.1

1 Kuzbass Humanitarian Pedagogical Institute of Kemerovo State University, Novokuznetzk, 654041, Russian Federation

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Izmailov A.I., Junior Researcher, e-mail:


The increase in the volume of coal mining in the Kemerovo region by the open method leads to a significant increase in the area of disturbed lands, partial or complete destruction of biological diversity. This is especially true of meadow-steppe ecosystems, which practically do not recover with the natural overgrowth of dumps. The aim of the study was to determine the state of native vegetation cover in the experimental area and adjacent territories. In the course of the research, the assessment of native vegetation cover in the vicinity of the experimental site of technogenic landscapes was carried out, the ecological spectrum and life forms of plants composing the studied phytocenoses were analyzed. It was revealed that the basis of the vegetation cover in the area of the test site is a combination of meadow and forest vegetation. Forest communities are represented exclusively by small-leaved forests typical of southern Siberia, with a well-developed grass cover consisting mainly of meadow species. Herbaceous communities are represented by meadow steppes, settled and settled forest meadows, widespread in the forest-steppe and subtaiga of Western and Central Siberia. The core of the herbage of these communities are meadow-steppe and meadow-forest species. Based on the characteristics of the vegetation cover, measures are proposed to reduce the adverse technogenic consequences of bioremediation of vegetation cover.


Kuzbass, Kuznetsk basin, Vegetation, Meadows, Forests, Ecology.


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The research is carried out within the framework of Order No. 1144 of the Government of the Russian Federation dated May 11, 2022 as part of the Develop? ment and implementation of complex technologies in the areas of exploration and extraction of minerals, industrial safety, bioremediation, creation of new deep conversion products from coal raw materials while consistently reducing the environmental impact and risks to human life Integrated Scientific and Technical Programme of the Full Innovation Cycle (Clean Coal  Green Kuzbass) Activity 3.1 Eco testing area of world-class reclamation and remediation technologies (Agreement No. 075-15-2022-1200 as of 28.09.2022).

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Izmailov A.I. Vegetation cover of coal mine and adjacent territories. Ugol, 2023, (S12), pp. 50-55. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-S12-50-55.

Paper info

Received November 1, 2023

Reviewed November 15, 2023

Accepted November 30, 2023