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Caspian Sea – GIWA Regional assessment 23

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Global International Waters Assessment
Caspian Sea, GIWA Regional assessment 23
University of Kalmar on behalf of United Nations Environment Programme
Publication date
June, 2006 (This report has been revised and updated since its first publication 2005)
Stolberg, F., Borysova, O., Mitrofanov, I., Barannik, V. and P. Eghtesadi
Available formats
Hard copy (paperback), Electronically (PDF)
This report presents the Caspian Sea – the largest land-locked water body on earth, bordered by five countries and influenced by three more in the catchment area. The assessment of the current situation and historical trends identified that Habitat and community modification exerts the greatest impact on the ecosystem of the Caspian Sea. Policy options to address the driving forces is presented and discussed in the context of current practices in the region.
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Front cover (505 Kb)
Contents (62 Kb)
Executive summary (37 Kb)
Abbreviations and acronyms (35 Kb)
Regional definition (1 390 Kb)
Assessment (402 Kb)
Causal chain analysis (161 Kb)
Policy options (66 Kb)
Conclusions and recommendations (39 Kb)
References (32 Kb)
Annexes (209 Kb)
Global International Waters Assessment (826 Kb)
GIWA Methodology (193 Kb)
Back cover (794 Kb)

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