Remediation of Ecosystems Damaged by Environmental Contamination: Applications of Ecological Engineering and Ecosystem Restoration in Central and Eastern Europe

Mitsch, W.J. and U_ Mander

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Twenty workshop findings that resulted from workshop presentations and subsequent discussion are presented. Six papers published as part of this special issue of Ecological Engineering, and summarized here, deal with the general principles of mineland restoration, acidification effects and mitigation in Poland, reestablishment of riparian buffer strips in Estonia, recovery of forests in the Black Triangle of Czechoslovakia and Poland, restoration after 10 years near the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident in the Ukraine, and studies on remediation of contaminated soils in Belarus.

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Peer-reviewed Article

Ecological Engineering