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Integrated Ecological-Economic Modeling of Regions with the use of GIS Technologies

G.N. Bulatova*, N.I. Afanasyeva, D.A. Semanov

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The paper shows the process of modeling the integrated map “Scheme of the ecological and economic regionalization of the territory of the Russian Federation on the basis of the mineral and raw materials base of natural adsorbents” using GIS technologies. The map is based on three main groups of indicators: natural, economic and environmental. The ecological content of the map is characterized by indicators that are potential or actual sources of pollutant release into the environment (nuclear power plants, nuclear reactors, radioactive waste storage and disposal sites, nuclear test sites, industrial enterprises, railways, operating and under construction oil pipelines, hydrocarbon fields, etc.). The economic component of the map is the reserves estimated by the indicators of study and development, the relationship to the subsoil fund and forecast resources. The natural group of indicators is represented by the mineral and raw material base of natural adsorbents (fields and objects of forecast resources) that can be used to prevent harmful emissions and for the ecological and economic rehabilitation of contaminated areas. Based on the analysis of cartographic data, the ecological and economic areas of the territorial distribution of man-caused environmental impacts and the presence of adsorption raw materials are identified. As an example, a description is given of the ecological and economic model of the regionalization of the Privolzhsky Federal District using the GIS “Mineral resource base of natural adsorbents of Russia” developed at the Federal State Unitary Enterprise TsNIIgeolnerud.

ecological and economic area, mineral, use, data base, adsorbent, geoinformation, mapping, modelling, Privolzhsky Federal District

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Bulatova G.N., Afanasyeva N.I., Semanov D.A. Integrated Ecological-Economic Modeling of Regions with the use of GIS Technologies. Georesursy = Georesources. 2017. V. 19. No. 4. Part 2. Pp. 383-392. DOI: