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Dying and Dead Seas: Climate Versus Anthropic Causes Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Leige, Belgium, 7-10 May, 2003

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Edited By: Jacques CJ Nihoul, Peter O Zavialov and Philip P Micklin
384 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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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.

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1. What do we know about dead, dying and endangered lakes and seas.- 2. Water management aspects of Amu Darya.- 3. Morphological changes in the Aral Sea. Satellite imagery and water balance model.- 4. Aral Sea basin evolution: geodynamic aspect.- 5. The Aral Sea crisis.- 6. Hydrobiology of the Aral Sea.- 7. Main features of the Caspian Sea hydrology.- 8. Hydrobiology of the Caspian Sea.- 9. Environmental contamination of the Caspian Sea. An overview of recent findings.- 10. 1000 years of environmental history of Lake Issyk-Kul.- 11. The Dead Sea as a dying lake.- 12. The continual degradation of Lake Corangamite, Australia.- 13. Lake Chad: a challenging environment.- 14. Genetic traces of environmental variations in ancient lakes.- 15. Hypoxia and the physics of the Louisiana Coastal Current.- List of Participants.

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Proceedings
Edited By: Jacques CJ Nihoul, Peter O Zavialov and Philip P Micklin
384 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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