List of publications on a keyword: «oil degradation»
Institute of Oil and Gas Problems SD of RAS , Саха /Якутия/ Респ
«Prospect of using soil bacteria for rehabilitation of contaminated soils in cold climate condition»
This article presents the results of microbiological tests of soils in emergency oil and gas facilities in Yakutia. The author found that in the process of self-healing soil is not sufficiently cleansed of hydrocarbon contamination and are in the environmental stress. The signs of soil degradation are thinning or absence of vegetation, phytotoxicity, changes in physical and chemical properties of the soil: formation of lumpy soil structure, hydrophobicity, salinity, high pH values, lack of available phosphorus, nitrate nitrogen, ammonia nitrogen, phytotoxicity.