1 Tikunov V.S.
2 Kotova T.V.
3 Kozhukhar A.Yu.
4 Chereshnia O.Yu.

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)

The authors described anamorphoses for visualizing the ecological situation in the Russian Federation regions, using the pollutants total emissions in the atmosphere, the discharge of contaminated waste into surface water bodies, the production and consumption waste volume generated. This data can be laid in the foundations of the created anamorphoses or/and used as a thematic load on them as indicators calculated with various characteristics of the Russian Federation regions, and in particular: the area (S); population quantity (P); the value of the net regional product (CRP). The distribution of these indicators in regions is traditionally shown in maps, by linking indicators to mapping the units (subjects of the Russian Federation). To obtain an integral assessment of pollution, the initial indicators were aggregated using an estimation algorithm of multivariate classification. The advantage of anamorphoses for displaying the ecological situation in the regions of the Russian Federation is noted: the anamorphoses are adequate and evident in comparison with traditional maps, in the case of using indicators considered with any characteristics of subjects, except for the area; they make an opportunity of visual deciphering and ranking the factors which determine the environmental situation in a particular subject of the Russian Federation; they serve as a visual source in the presentation of the Russian Federation’s constituent entities rating by pollution indicators.
This article was prepared with the support of the Russian Science Foundation (project Nо. 20-47-01001).
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Tikunov V.S., 
Kotova T.V., 
Kozhukhar A.Yu., 
Chereshnia O.Yu., 
(2021) Anamorphoses in the representation of the ecological situation in the Russian Federation regions. Geodesy and cartography = Geodezia i Kartografia, 82(12), pp. 12-22. (In Russian). DOI: 10.22389/0016-7126-2021-978-12-12-22