International Journal of Salt Lake Research

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 19–22

Lake Urmia, Iran: A summary review

  • M. Ghaheri
  • M.H. Baghal-Vayjooee
  • J. Naziri
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Abstract

The major hydrological, morphometric and chemical features of Lake Urmia, a large salt lake in Iran, are briefly reviewed. Some comments are made on bacteriological quality of the lake sediments.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ghaheri
    • 1
  • M.H. Baghal-Vayjooee
    • 1
  • J. Naziri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Environmental EngineeringIranian Research Organization for Science and TechnologyTehranIran

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