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Creeping environmental problems and sustainable development in the Aral Sea basin

Author: Michael H Glantz
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Glantz
ISBN: 9780521081382 0521081386
OCLC Number: 232712862
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: xii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Michael Glantz; 1. Sustainable development and creeping environmental problems in the Aral Sea region Michael Glantz; 2. Changes of landscape composition of the Aral Sea Basin in connection with ecological disaster 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 fluctuation and change in the Aral Sea Basin within the last 50 years Alexsander N. Zolotokrylin; 6. Priaralye ecosystems and creeping environmental changes in the Aral Sea Nina M. Mozikova; 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 Iliya Zholdasova; 11. Creeping environmental changes in the Karakum Canal's zone of impact Nikolay S. Orlovsky; 12. Environmental changes in the Uzbek part of the Aral Sea Basin Anatolyi Krutov; 13. Creeping changes in biological communities in the Aral Sea N.V. Aladin; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Michael H. Glantz.

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