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ArticleName Assessment of deformed and radiological state territory based on integrated monitoring
DOI 10.17580/em.2021.01.17
ArticleAuthor Nurpeisova M. B., Umirbaeva A. B., Fedorov E. V., Miletenko N. A.

Satbayev University, Almaty, Kazakhstan:

Nurpeisova M. B., Professor, Doctor of Engineering Sciences,
Umirbaeva A. B., Doctoral Student


Research Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources – IPKON, Moscow, Russia:
Fedorov E. V., Head of department, Candidate of Engineering Sciences
Miletenko N. A., Senior Researcher, Candidate of Engineering Sciences


The article describes integrated monitoring (space, geodetic, radioecological) in the area of earlier underground explosion at Semipalatinsk Test Site (STS). The data of space monitoring of the territory and the experience of the data integration into the geographic information system (GIS) are analyzed. The primary analysis of geodetic monitoring results is performed as a case-study of Balapan and Telkem sites where ground surface subsidence is up 5–6 mm. Based on the integrated monitoring, the dynamic maps of temperature and ecological characteristics of the test site territory are obtained. The results are used for additional assessment of pollution consequences at STS and to work out recommendation on the use of the lands in the context of radiation safety.

The research was supported by the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Grant No АР08857097).

keywords Underground nuclear explosion, geographic information systems, space monitoring, geodetic monitoring, radioecological monitoring, analysis, temperature anomaly, ground surface deformation, radioactive contamination maps

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