Victor V. Chepinoga

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Flowing through Mongolia and Russia, the Selenga River is the main tributary to Lake Baikal, the world’s largest and deepest freshwater lake. The massive wetlands of the Selenga River Delta (SRD) on Lake Baikal perform important functions, including maintaining local and regional biodiversity and improving water quality. However, there exists a paucity of(More)
Although remote sensing technology has long been used in wetland inventory and monitoring, the accuracy and detail level of wetland maps derived with moderate resolution imagery and traditional techniques have been limited and often unsatisfactory. We explored and evaluated the utility of a newly launched high-resolution, eight-band satellite system(More)
Currently, the natural zone of the broad-leaved (nemoral) forests in Eurasia has a wide disjunction that falls on the most continental part of Siberia. However, there are several well-distinguished nemoral refugia on the foothills of some mountains in Southern Siberia where one can find a higher concentration of the preserved assembles of nemoral relict(More)
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