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Present-day dynamic changes in the Caspian Sea level

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The ecological problems of the Caspian Sea and its coast are related to both long-term natural changes in the sea level and climate and present-day socioeconomic problems. The destruction of the coastal landscapes and infrastructure caused by contemporary changes in the sea level, as well as the extraction of mineral deposits, leads to additional water pollution by oil products. The study of the causes of changes in the sea level, outcomes, and forecast of its multiannual oscillations are of primary importance. Geological models that make it possible to explain the causes of short-term oscillations in the level with application of the seismogeodynamic model of compression-tension of a sedimentary sequence of the South Caspian depression are considered.

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Original Russian Text © Sh.G. Idarmachev, A.G. Magomedov, 2016, published in Aridnye Ekosistemy, 2016, Vol. 22, No. 2(67), pp. 25–31.

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Idarmachev, S.G., Magomedov, A.G. Present-day dynamic changes in the Caspian Sea level. Arid Ecosyst 6, 95–99 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1134/S2079096116020050

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