L. Sahakyan, G. Tepanosyan, M. Kafyan, A. Saghatelyan; National Academy of Sciences of RA Electronic Journal of Natural sciences, 2017, 1 (28), pp. 16-20;
The article considers the outcomes of pedogeochemical and ecological investigations of Gyumri soils implemented for the first time after the devastating earthquake of 1988. 75% of the city soils are characterized by a low level of summary pollution with heavy metals. However, a moderate level of potential ecological risk is common to the city, and from positions of both geochemical and ecological risk assessment Cd and Pb are priority pollutants to Gyumri soils.
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