Anthropogenic impact on the Taldykol lake system in the city of Nur-Sultan

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The article describes study of the hydrochemistry of Taldykol lake system, consisting of the Big and Small Taldykol lakes, in the city of Nur-Sultan. The aim of the work is to assess the anthropogenic impact on the ecosystem of steppe wetlands located in the center of the developing capital. Sampling was carried out from 8 sites of the lake system in autumn 2020. The results of hydrochemical analysis of water samples made it possible to assess the level of chemical pollution and anthropogenic impact on the ecosystem, which, due to rapid urbanization, the lakes have been exposed to for decades. Now, due to the artificial fragmentation of lakes, the surface communication between the sites is disrupted, as evidenced by the different composition of pollutants in water bodies. Nevertheless, to draw up a complete picture and assess the anthropogenic impact on the Taldykol lake ecosystem, it is necessary to consider the results of a comprehensive study of lakes, which includes a number of additional works.

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Lyailya Kh. Akbayeva

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2192-454X

acting Professor of the Department of Management and Engineering in the Field of Environmental Protection

2 Satpaev St, Nur-Sultan, 010000, Kazakhstan

Assem B. Meldeshova

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6464-8824

master student of the Faculty of Natural Sciences

2 Satpaev St, Nur-Sultan, 010000, Kazakhstan

Yerlan Zh. Makazhanov

Public Foundation “V.I. Vernadsky Non-Governmental Ecological Foundation in the Republic of Kazakhstan”

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0921-7532

Scientific Supervisor

40 Kabanbai Batyr avenue, Yesil district, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan


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