Creeping environmental problems and sustainable development in the Aral Sea basin / edited by Michael H. Glantz.

Published
  • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1999
Physical description
1 online resource (305 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-107-11469-1
  • 1-280-42936-4
  • 0-511-17501-9
  • 0-511-03996-4
  • 0-511-15511-5
  • 0-511-32861-3
  • 0-511-53597-X
  • 0-511-05030-5
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Dedication; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; INTRODUCTION; 1 Sustainable development and creeping environmental problems in the Aral Sea region; 2 Ecological disaster linked to landscape composition changes in the Aral Sea basin; 3 Alteration of water level and salinity of the Aral Sea; 4 Desertification in the Aral Sea region; 5 Climate fluctuations and change in the Aral Sea basin within the last 50 years; 6 Priaralye ecosystems and creeping environmental changes in the Aral Sea
  • INDEX
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • This multidisciplinary 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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