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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Small area, big variety in types of Submission (Legend)
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Small area, big variety in types of Submission
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Seabed jurisdiction
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Deep underwater, deeper underground
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Total area of outer continental shelf by state
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Marittime zones
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Status of the convention
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, Jean-Nicolas Poussart, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Relative contribution of outer continental shelf to total area under national jurisdiction
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Ratio of outer continental shelf over emerged land area
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Role of geology in Article 76
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Area of outer continental shelf submitted per continent
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03 Feb 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Glacier Lake Outburst Floods
Cumulative frequency graph of GLOFs in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. The best-ft line suggests an increase in GLOF frequency through time, although older events may be under-reported. GLOFs also took place in Patagonia,...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Glacier volume change forecasts
Oerlemans et al. (1998) conducted modelling experiments for a sample of 12 glaciers and ice caps, to determine volume changes under a range of temperature and precipitation forcings (Fig. 3). The range of glacier respon...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Southern Asia natural disasters between 1975 and 2004
Overview of natural disasters in Asia between 1975 and 2004. Floods account for a very signifcant proportion of the disasters observed.
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Glacier cumulative mass balance
Compilation of available data (Fig. 1) shows that most mountain glaciers are losing mass, and that the overall rate of mass loss has increased in the last decade. For the last decade the highest mass loss per unit area h...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Regional flood vulnerability
Since Asia comprises a large portion of the World’s popula- tion, and more than 40% of all the foods in the world occur in Asia, a large number of people are affected by disasters (Fig. 14). More than 40% of the peo...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Seasonal patterns of precipitation and runoff
The infuence of glaciers on seasonal distribution of river fow is strongly dependent on annual temperature and precipitation cycles, and the proportion of the catchment occupied by glacier ice. Figure 4 compares precip...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Qanat
A qanat is a water management system used to secure reliable water supply to human settlements or irrigation in semi-arid and arid regions. Probably originating in Persia, the qanat system has been adopted and developed ...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Glacier recession and expansion in Hindu Kush-Himalayas and Central Asia
Averaged over their entire areas, within the period 1960– 2003 glaciers in Patagonia and Alaska have thinned by ap- proximately 35 m and 25 m, respectively, whereas high mountain glaciers in Asia have thinned by over...
06 Dec 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni