Paleohydrology of the Aral-Caspian Basin

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Abstract

The use of the stable and radioactive environmental isotopes in combination with the conventional classical methods appears to be a most productive way to study the regional natural processes which are developed during considerable intervals of time. The example of such a work based on application of the isotope and classical methods is the paleohydrologic investigation in the Aral-Caspian basin which was carried out for a number of years by the initiative and practical action of the authors.

Keywords

Isotopic Composition Bottom Sediment Carbonate Mineral River Runoff Carbonate Sediment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Water Problems Institute of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Isotope LaboratoryInstitute of Hydrogeology and Engineering GeologyMoscowRussia

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