Ce397 transboundary water resources the aral game 1 the aral sea basin background. Chapter 2 introduction to the aral sea and its region philip micklin abstract this chapter presents key background information on the aral sea and. A conference looks likely to enliven debate on both the aral sea s fate and the need for interventions on environmental problems that are causing international problems for health, ecology. Paul welsh travels to the aral sea in central asia, and finds that what was the fourth biggest inland sea is now mostly desert.
Environmental impact of the aral sea desiccation sea has a salt concentration much lower than the background, thus warming faster than if the. Download 64 bottom aral sea stock photos for free or amazingly low in the dried bottom of the aral sea in the background of the moon rusty remains of a fishing. In the last 60+ years the aral sea has suffered irreparable damage from an unnatural disaster. Project background the aral sea basin extends over 22 million square kilometer and is home to about 40 million people the. The aral sea was once the fourth largest lake in the world today, it barely exists as it is evaporating away learn how this environmental catastrophe happened.
Background the aral sea basin (asb), a region of about 1585 million hectares in central asia the problems of the aral, which previously had been. Aral sea catastrophe a case study of international pollution issues author: chris robertson | december 2014 background the aral (kazak word for island.
The aral sea basin (figure 1), and the large number and scale of interconnected political region, this background report cannot offer a complete picture. Today, the name of the aral sea is related with the environmental disaster but how did it look 60 years ago prior to the shallowing, the aral sea was the fourth largest lake in the world.
I case background 1 abstract the destruction of the aral sea ecosystem has been sudden and severe beginning in the 1960s, agricultural demands have deprived this large central asian salt. In this tale of two halves paul lauener reports from kazakhstan on the fate of the aral sea as one part a new internationalist the background to.
Creating a documentary on the shrinking of the creating a documentary on farmers in the aral sea region today use the background information below to help you. The aral sea environmental health crisis background central asia is landscaped by desert, semi-desert, dry steppes and high mountains the aral sea is. The background of the aral sea basin crisis and the previous approaches the legacy of the soviet union the prime factor of the aral sea basin crisis is the expansion. Background videos for ppt aral sea, 1985 6 aral sea, 2003 7 the aral sea over the years 8 fix the aral sea disasterwhat would you do 12.
It's still the main settlement in the north aral sea area in kazakhstan and thus the natural base more background info: see also under aral sea for more general. Background: recently kazakhstan’s news agency kazinform reported that the level of the aral sea rose by several percent during the last 12 months, thus reducing the devastating impact of the. Aral sea foundation the ecosystem of the aral sea and the river deltas feeding into it has been nearly destroyed, not least because of the much higher salinity. Economic and ecological benefits from sustainable use of the aral sea artemia resources: background & justification actual situation or problem in partner country.
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