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Climate change and sustainable water management in Central Asia

Climate change and sustainable water management in Central Asia
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). May 2014
  • This working paper describes the results of research conducted in Central Asia. The research on Water and Adaptation Interventions in Central and West Asia combined field observations with satellite-based data and created models to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on the hydrology of the Aral Sea Basin. The paper is presented in three parts Assessing Climate Change; Impacts of Climate Change which explores these sub categories Glaciers, Glacial Lakes, Water Resources, Future water Availability in Syr Darya and Amu Darya Basins, Floods, Permafrost and Slope Instability, Drying Environment; and concludes with Concrete Adaptation Options in Central Asia
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Amur Daria River Basin, Aral Sea Basin, Sir Daria River Basin
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Arid zones, Climate change, Drylands, Floods, Glaciers, Hydrology, Lakes, State of water resources
  • Main target audience: Academia, Decision makers, Scientists, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Impact evaluation, Reporting on project findings/outputs, Technical
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Impact study, Technical report, Working paper
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Published in 2015