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Dying and Dead Seas Climatic Versus Anthropic Causes

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ISBN-10: 1402019017

ISBN-13: 9781402019012

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jacques C. J. Nihoul, Peter O. Zavialov, Philip P. Micklin

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This is the first comprehensive study of dead, dying and endangered lakes and seas all over the world. The book analyses the probable role of climatic and anthropic causes in past, present and future drastic bifurcations of lakes and seas on the basis of historical data, a vast amount of modern data obtained from extensive field surveys and remote sensing and extrapolations to the future with the help of sustainable development models and mitigation policies. The book will interest research workers specialized in the prospects of sustainable development and the causes, climatic or anthropic, of severe alterations of lakes and seas with drastic consequences for regional and worldwide water…    
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Book details

List price: $399.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer Dordrecht
Publication date: 2/29/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface
What do we know about dead, dying and endangered lakes and seas
Water management aspects of Amu Darya
Morphological changes in the Aral Sea Satellite imagery and water balance model
Aral Sea basin evolution: geodynamic aspect
The Aral Sea crisis
Hydrobiology of the Aral Sea
Main features of the Caspian Sea hydrology
Hydrobiology of the Caspian Sea
Contamination of the Caspian Sea. An overview on recent findings
100-year environmental history of Lake Issyk-Kul
The Dead Sea as a dying lake
The continued degradation of Lake Corangamite, Australia
Lake Chad: a changing environment
Genetic traces of environmental variations in ancient lakes
Hypoxia and the physics of the Louisiana Coastal Current
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