Lake Baikal: science, politics and the future

@article{Sartonov2002LakeBS,
  title={Lake Baikal: science, politics and the future},
  author={Alison D. Sartonov and D. Whelan},
  journal={Internationale Vereinigung f{\"u}r theoretische und angewandte Limnologie: Verhandlungen},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={373 - 375}
}
  • Alison D. Sartonov, D. Whelan
  • Published 2002
  • Political Science
  • Internationale Vereinigung für theoretische und angewandte Limnologie: Verhandlungen
Lake Baikal's importanee extends from the spiritual to the seientifie. For the Buriat Mongols who inhabit its shores it is a powerfUI spirit; for scienee it is a superlative: the world's oldest (20 million years), deepest (1637 m), and, by volume, largest body of fresh water. At 23,000 m i t eontains more water than al! five of the North Ameriean Great Lakes, enough to pur a layer of water 20 em (8 inehes) deep on the entire dry land surfaee of the earth. Baikal eontains 20% of the world's… Expand
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