HomeAboutActivitiesMapsPhotosPublicationsNews
 
Home >> Vital Caspian Graphics 2 - Opportunities, Aspiration ... >> Selected impacts of climate change in the Caspian basin
File type Download Size Language
.jpg .jpg Download 589 kb -
.pdf .pdf Download 547 kb -
Uploaded on Thursday 01 Mar 2012 by GRID-Arendal

Selected impacts of climate change in the Caspian basin

Year: 2012 Author: Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
Description:
Several severe droughts have affected various parts of the region in recent years. They seem to confirm scientific models, which, in addition to higher mean temperatures, generally predict more extreme weather events. Droughts affect both crop production and the health of livestock. But the availability of freshwater, on which many sectors of the economy – and human well-being – depend, is also linked to more remote climatic processes. If glaciers in the Caucasus and Elburz mountains recede and the periods of snow cover become shorter, as has been the case in recent years, less water will be available for use in irrigation and homes.
Views: 200     Downloads: 141     Rating: 4
When the Kara Bogaz Gol vanished
Discharge of selected pollutants
A century of outflow into Kara Bogaz Gol, km3/ year
Changing Caspian
Total population per region, district or oblast
Infant mortality in Eastern Azerbaijan, 2008
Origin and destination of selected species
Collapse of Tulka in the Caspian