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Trans-boundary Diagnostic Analysis for the Caspian Sea, The Caspian Environment Programme, 2002.
Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
The Caspian Sea coastlines vulnerable to flooding
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Most of the water flowing into the sea comes from coastal rivers. The quantity and quality of this water, particularly that of the Volga, are key variables in the balance of the Caspian Sea. To this must be added rainfall over the sea itself. With the natural variability of the water, there are some key areas vulnerable to flooding due to changes in sea level.