Gis-approach for variability assessment of soil electric conductivity under pedoturbation activity of mole rat (Spalax microphthalmus)

  • T. М. Konovalova Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University
  • O. V. Zhukov Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University
  • O. Y. Pakhomov Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University


The results of the investigation of the impact of the mole rat’s activity on soil electric conductivity have been presented. GIS-technology have been shown to be effective for assessment of the pedoturbation activity effect on the soil surface heterogeneity formation. Method of the one-dimension spatial coordinated array transformation into matrix form has been proposed for following multidimension statistic analysis application. The quantity estimation of the mole rats role in formation of the habitat nanorelief-level diversity has been obtained by means of indexes of the landscape complexity and diversity.


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