Assessment of the degree of landscaping in Astana, Kazakhstan and recommendations for its development

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Saken Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Kazakhstan

2 Almaty branch of the A.N. Bukeikhan Kazakh Research Institute of Forestry and Agroforestry, Kazakhstan



The problem of the formation of environmentally friendly urban areas is relevant for various regions of the world. In different climatic conditions, approaches to its solution differ in efficiency and speed of their implementation. The purpose of this work is to assess the degree of landscaping in Astana and present recommendations for its development. The work analyzed data on the existing vegetation cover of Astana, Kazakhstan in 2021. The results of soil phytotoxicity were presented. The area was estimated based on remote sensing data and GIS technologies, followed by an integral assessment of the state of green spaces in Astana, including the determination of survival rate, forest pathological state, and a comprehensive assessment of the state of green spaces. Based on the results of the study, emergency measures were proposed related to individual plant species and situations in parks. The authors indicated what activities need to be carried out for further assessment of landscaping. The landscaping method proposed by the authors can be used to assess the landscaping of other cities in a continental climate.


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