Water, Climate, and Development Issues in the Amu Darya Basin

@article{Glantz2005WaterCA,
  title={Water, Climate, and Development Issues in the Amu Darya Basin},
  author={Michael H. Glantz},
  journal={Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={23-50}
}
  • M. Glantz
  • Published 2005
  • Geography
  • Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Before 1960, the Aral Sea was the fourth-largest body of water on Earth. Today, it is on the edge of extinction. The Sea is fed by Central Asia’s two major rivers, the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya, with a flow, respectively, of about 70 and 35 cubic kilometers per year on average. Today, the Aral story is quite well known to environmental groups within and outside the region. The Amu Darya’s watercourse serves as an international border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan and between Uzbekistan… Expand

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