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The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and Kyzylorda .... The government maintained a massive irrigation system which Murray .... The future of the Aral Sea, and the res...

What government agency is responsible for the shrinking of the Aral ...


What do the Salton Sea and the Aral Sea have in common? ... Starved of water, the Aral shrank from the world's fourth-largest saline lake to a tenth its original ...

The Aral Sea Crisis


In the last 60+ years the Aral Sea has suffered irreparable damage from an ... The Soviet government decided in the 1960s to divert those rivers so that they could ... by Khrouchtchev in the 1950s deliberately deprived the Aral Sea of its two main ... While we must remember at all times that society is responsible for the crisis ....

Water Diversions - Kwanga.net


11) What government agency is responsible for the Aral Sea and its plight? 12) Why was the water supply to the Aral Sea diverted? 13) What resources did the ...

PART I 1-5 1)Describe the location of the Salton Sea. What is the ...


4 4) Describe several ways the Salton Sea has altered the ecosystem of the region. ... What government agency is responsible for the Aral Sea and its plight?

Aral Sea loss, Anthrax, Uzbekistan, Muslims, and the U.S. The WE ...


The Aral Sea seen from the European Space Agency's Meris instrument ... Mr Musabaev remembers how in the late 1960s the Soviet government held a .... Yet 10 cu km were needed just to keep the sea as it was, let alone to reverse its plight . ..... of the officials in Uzbekistan, but the responsible authorities — procurators, ...

Disappearance of the Aral Sea | World Resources Institute


May 23, 2008 ... The Aral Sea, on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, is a cautionary ... But with its major inflows being diverted for irrigation, the Aral Sea began ... In 1995, the World Bank and Kazak government built a dam to prevent ...

Sustainable Water Management in the Aral Sea Basin - OpenSIUC


basin, receives the bulk of its water from the two major rivers of ... calculations, restoring the Aral Sea to its pre-1960 size ... system that existed under the Soviet government. .... plight became known to the world in the late 1980's. .... The various agencies of the region who are responsible for managing the region's res...

The Water


cent.8 Water consumption has deprived the Volga of 5 percent of its his- toric flows ... Aral Sea is an extreme case: Consumption of water drawn from the Amu. Darya and Syr .... to the narrow institutional interests of the principal government agencies ..... ment burdens for which they are ultimately responsible. Moreover,.

new independent states - US Department of State


economic cooperation with its Caucasus neighbors and remove a major impediment to normal relations between ... U.S. assistance programs are working with government agencies and ... Humanitarian programs seek to ease the plight of the disadvantaged and ... The agencies responsible for maritime law enforcement are.

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Water Diversions Webquest - AP Environmental Science


What government agency is responsible for the Aral Sea and its plight? ... Resources that the Aral Sea supplied were fish, water, transportation and recreation. 6.

The Water Page - Aral Sea


The Aral Sea is located in the lowlands of Turan occupying land in the ... three quarters of water volume was lost, and its depth lowered by 19 meters. ... and Financial Assistance to the Government of the Republic of Kazakstan and to ... Through the Agency for International Development (AID) the US pursued the Aral Sea ...

Water Diversions Investigation 14.pdf


water diversions: the Salton Sea, Aral Sea, and the Colorado River. Materials ... What government agency is responsible for the Aral Sea and its plight? 3.