Volume 10178 2014

The Aral Sea

The Devastation and Partial Rehabilitation of a Great Lake

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02355-2 (Print) 978-3-642-02356-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-11

    Introduction

  3. Background to the Aral Problem

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      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-40

      Introduction to the Aral Sea and Its Region

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      Pages 41-76

      Biological Dynamics of the Aral Sea Before Its Modern Decline (1900–1960)

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      Pages 77-108

      Changes of the Aral Sea Level

  4. Modern Recession of Aral

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-135

      Aral Sea Basin Water Resources and the Changing Aral Water Balance

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      Pages 137-169

      The New Aquatic Biology of the Aral Sea

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      Pages 171-206

      The Present State of the South Aral Sea Area

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      Pages 207-232

      Irrigation in the Aral Sea Basin

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      Pages 233-251

      Challenges of Transboundary Water Resources Management in Central Asia

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      Pages 253-272

      Time Series Analysis of Satellite Remote Sensing Data for Monitoring Vegetation and Landscape Dynamics of the Dried Sea Bottom Adjacent to the Lower Amu Darya Delta

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      Pages 273-299

      Aral Sea Hydrology from Satellite Remote Sensing

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      Pages 301-335

      Nature and Economy in the Aral Sea Basin

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      Pages 337-351

      An Expedition to the Northern Part of the Small Aral Sea (August 29 to September 16, 2011)

  5. Aral Future

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-359

      The Biological Future of the Aral Sea

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      Pages 361-380

      Efforts to Revive the Aral Sea

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      Pages 381-404

      The Siberian Water Transfer Schemes

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      Pages 405-427

      Impact of Climate Change on the Aral Sea and Its Basin

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      Pages 429-444

      Summary and Conclusions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 445-453