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Creeping environmental problems and sustainable development in the Aral Sea basin

Author: Michael H Glantz
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2004] copyright 2004
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This multidisciplinary 1999 book comprehensively describes one of the worst human-made environmental catastrophes of the twentieth century: the slow onset of incremental changes which affected the Aral Sea region and its peoples. It provides an important example of how to approach such disasters for students and researchers of environmental studies, global change, political science and history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Creeping environmental problems and sustainable development in the Aral Sea basin.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Glantz
ISBN: 0511035063 9780511035067
OCLC Number: 1140355463
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed January 14, 2020).
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 291 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Michael H. Glantz --
1. Sustainable development and creeping environmental problems in the Aral Sea region / Michael H. Glantz --
2. Ecological disaster linked to landscape composition changes in the Aral Sea basin / Elisabeth A. Vostokova --
3. Alteration of water level and salinity of the Aral Sea / Vitalyi N. Bortnik --
4. Desertification in the Aral Sea region / Asomitdin A. Rafikov --
5. Climate fluctuations and change in the Aral Sea basin within the last 50 years / Alexander N. Zolotokrylin --
6. Priaralye ecosystems and creeping environmental changes in the Aral Sea / Nina M. Novikova --
7. Public health in the Aral Sea coastal region and the dynamics of changes in the ecological situation / Leonid I. Elpiner --
8. The impact of political ideology on creeping environmental changes in the Aral Sea basin / Igor S. Zonn --
9. Change of the rivers' flow in the Aral Sea basin (in connection with the problem of quantitative assessment and consideration of environmental after-effects) / K.V. Tsytsenko and V.V. Sumarokova --
10. Fish population as an ecosystem component and economic object in the Aral Sea basin / Iliya Zholdasova --
11. Creeping environmental changes in the Karakum Canal's zone of impact / Nikolai S. Orlovsky --
12. Environmental changes in the Uzbek part of the Aral Sea basin / Anatoly N. Krutov --
13. Creeping changes in biological communities in the Aral Sea / Nikolai V. Aladin.
Responsibility: edited by Michael H. Glantz.

Abstract:

This multidisciplinary 1999 book comprehensively describes one of the worst human-made environmental catastrophes of the twentieth century: the slow onset of incremental changes which affected the Aral Sea region and its peoples. It provides an important example of how to approach such disasters for students and researchers of environmental studies, global change, political science and history.

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