Journal of Resources and Ecology ›› 2015, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (2): 119-122.DOI: 10.5814/j.issn.1674-764x.2015.02.010

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The Ecosystem Condition of Basin of the Trans Border River Argun-Zabaikalsky Krai, Russia


  1. Institute of Natural Resources, Ecology and Cryology, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences Chita 672045, Russia
  • Received:2014-09-15 Revised:2015-02-11 Online:2015-03-25 Published:2015-03-25
  • Contact: Gazhit Ts. TSYBEKMITOVA. Email:
  • Supported by:

    National Natural Science Foundation of China (41271556); National Natural Science Foundation of China and Russian Foundation for Basic Research (4141101065; 15-56-53037).


Cyclic climatic changes, as well as the press of anthropogenic impact, affect ecosystems of the river Argun basin. Specialization of basin management is industrial and agricultural. The main impact is connected with the development of mining companies (including the mining of ore and placer gold), energy facilities, and the formation of reservoirs in the basin of rivers: the Argun — the Hailar. As a result of natural and anthropogenic pressure, the limiting factor for ecosystem exploitation in this basin is water resources (water deficiency and its quality).

Key words: transformation of the ecosystems, anthropogenic contributions, hydrochemistry, biodiversity, climate, river basin, legal and regulatory framework