Model of monitoring of ecological state of soil cover of Moscow Region with the help of stream maps of the plastic

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Vera I. Stepanova

Institute for biological instrumentation of RAS,
7 Institutskaya str., Pushchino, Moscow region, Russia,


Soil is an invaluable natural resource, providing the necessary food resources. Food security and soil are closely linked. Main focus industrial safety concerned with the production and provision of food, but the lack of these links—soil. To date soil resources not considered as a priority from the point of view of food security and maintaining the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems. There is no substitute for soil cover: without this huge natural object of life is impossible on earth. However, today we can observe the misuse of the soil, which leads to increase of pollution and, consequently, reduce its fertile properties [Akhmadov, 2014]. Map of plastic terrain is a strategic plan for the business person in accordance with the laws of nature. Acting under these laws, using the full potential of the relief, it is possible to significantly improve the performance of agriculture enterprises, the level and quality of life of the population, to avoid the occurrence of most emergencies. This method presupposes thorough office analysis of topographic map horizontals before the set-off. Such analysis is based on the flexion method, allowing to geometrically convert the horizontals in the way the natural habitats of convexities become vivid (relative elevation surface). Convexities become vivid due to the principally new isolines—morphoisographs—the zero horizontal curvature lines [Stepanov, 1984].


maps of relief plastic, ecological map, methods of mapping.


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For citation: Stepanova V.I. Model of monitoring of ecological state of soil cover of Moscow Region with the help of stream maps of the plastic InterCarto. InterGIS. GI support of sustainable development of territories: Proceedings of the International conference. Moscow: Moscow University Press, 2019. V. 25. Part 2. P. 194–203. DOI: 10.35595/2414-9179-2019-2-25-194-203 (In Russian)