Shitikov V., Terekhova V., Uzbekov B., Kydralieva K., Khudaibergenova B. Dose-response modeling for the environmental risk assessment in cases of technogenic soil contamination // Principy èkologii. 2015. № 3. P. 73‒88. DOI: 10.15393/

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Original research


Dose-response modeling for the environmental risk assessment in cases of technogenic soil contamination

   Vladimir Kirilloviсh
Institute of Ecology of the Volga River Basin of the Russian Academy of Science,
   Vera Alexandrovna
Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS, Moscow State University,
   Beksultan Almazovich
International University of Kyrgyzstan,
   Kamila Asylbekovna
Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology NAS KR,
   Bermet Merlisovna
Institute of Biotechnology NAS KR,
estimation of ecological risk
radioactive contamination
soil of Kirgizia
a dose-response model
logistical regression
Summary: The review of regression models for the approximation of dependences "dose- response" was performed based on ecotoxicological results. The advantages and deficiencies of different models as well as the problems arising both in modeling and subsequent interpreting results are discussed for the purpose of ecological rationing and estimation of negative influence risk. Search procedures of best dependences based on statistical criteria and the methods of uncertainty estimation of calculated parameters are shown. Construction of models is illustrated in detail using the analysis of toxicity results of soil samples received from uranium mines tailings in Kadzhi-Say province (Kyrgyzstan). Threshold values of activity for U-238 and Ra-226 radionuclides providing the minimum probability of ecological risk were determined.

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Reviewer: N. M. Kalinkina
Received on: 17 May 2015
Published on: 16 October 2015


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