Recent publications of Professor Wojciech Halicki
APPLICATION OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT IN WATER SUPPLY BASED ON SOLUTION IMPLEMANTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ECOLOGY IN SKÓRZYN
W. Halicki, A. Zając
The article presents sustainable development goals with respect to water and sewage management and possibilities of their practical implementation. The first part of the article discusses the concept of sustainable development, the reasons for its introduction as well as its reflection in Polish legislation.
ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN TYPICAL SURFACE WATERS OF THE NORTHERN PART OF WESTERN SIBERIA
M. Kochanska, W. Halicki, O.S. Pokrovsky, S.N. Kirpotin
The article presents the results of hydrochemical research conducted at the end of August 2014 and in spring 2013 in the northern part of Western Siberia. The research concerns unfiltered waters of small streams, medium-sized rivers, the Ob’ River and two large thermokarst lakes.
ASSESSMENT OF PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AND PH OF SELECTED SURFACE WATERS IN THE NORTHERN PART OF WESTERN SIBERIA
W. Halicki, M. Kochanska, O.S. Pokrovsky, S.N. Kirpotin
One of the undisputed natural resources of Western Siberia is a countless number of surface waters. They can be found in the form of all sorts of lakes from the smallest thermokarst ones with a surface area of only 1 m2 to large post-glacial lakes or high-mountain lakes.
CHANGES IN ARABLE LAND USE IN SIBERIA IN THE 20TH CENTURY AND THEIR EFFECT ON SOIL DEGRADATION
W. Halicki, S.P. Kulizhsky
The paper presents issues related to soil degradation in Siberia caused by wind and water erosion, as the effects of changes in the Siberian agriculture in the 20th century. In order to understand the mechanism of changes in land management and their effects, i.e. the rate of erosion in the previous century, the article presents the development of agriculture from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century. The paper presents the consequences of soil degradation, i.e. loss of surface layers of soil, humic compounds and biogenic compounds, such as nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
THE RELATIONS WISENT-ENVIRONMENT IN ENCLOSURE IN SYCOWICE
One of the tasks of bison restitution in Poland and Europe is to create semi-natural breeding pens, where bison would be able to breed within a restricted area and create a number of separate herds . It is not a new form of bison breeding, since several such pens have been created during the post-war period in Poland.
ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES IN the XXth CENTURY POLAND
AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON WATER SUPPLY
The article describes a possible future problem of providing a sufficient amount of water on the Polish territory. It highlights the country's water balance, threatened by changes in the natural environment.