Environmental Crises: Geographical Case Studies in Post-Socialist Eurasia, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Environmental Crises

Geographical Case Studies in Post-Socialist Eurasia, 1st Edition

By Tatyana Saiko

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336 pages

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Provides students with an in-depth historic and contemporary understanding of the causes, magnitude and implications of the different types of environmental crises in the countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction;

2. The Conceptual Framework;

3. The Arctic North;

4. Lake Baikal;

5. The Moscow Region;

6. Chernobyl;

7. The 'Black Triangle' of Central Europe;

8. Kalmykia;

9. The Volga Basin;

10. The Caspian Sea Region;

11. Desiccation of the Aral Sea;

12. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography