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By Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy

This booklet deals a concise description of our environment and water assets in Turkmenistan. the point of interest is at the water our bodies of Turkmenistan – the Caspian Sea, Kara-Bogaz-Gol Bay, Sarykamysh Lake, Amu Darya River, and the Karakum Canal. revered specialists from six diverse international locations hide the landscape-geographical good points, the Karakum desolate tract, biodiversity (especially of birds and fishes) and ecosystems, in addition to local weather swap. particular recognition is paid to the Altyn Asyr Lake water reclamation venture, to the morphometric features of the Karashor melancholy, and to the four-year-long satellite tv for pc tracking of the development region within the area of the Karashor melancholy. the data awarded relies on observational facts and clinical literature, customarily released in Russian. this can be the 1st English ebook at the Altyn Asyr undertaking. It addresses experts operating in quite a few fields of environmental difficulties and ecology, water assets and administration, land reclamation and agriculture, nearby weather swap, and foreign cooperation within the water region in Turkmenistan and primary Asia.

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It is most clearly visible in the sandy desert. It determines the possibility to use pastures in different seasons of a year. Grass pastures should be used for cattle grazing preferably in spring, summer, and autumn, while the multilayered pastures may be used the year round. 7 Animals The fauna of the Karakums is very specific. It is distinguished by high assimilation to the desert conditions, protective coloring of animals, rather poor species composition compared to other zones, and prevailing nocturnal animals.

The width of the kyr strip may reach several dozen kilometers. Its length varies from 5 to 8 km reaching at times 20 km. Its crest width is to 1 km and the height ranges from 30–40 m to 75 m. The spacing among kyrs is 1–4 km. S. E. Esenov lowering northwards being overlain with sands and smoothly transfer into sand ridges which, in their turn, sink from 25 to 7 m near Amudarya oases. 5–2 km. Hummocky sands represent a broadly extending form of eolian relief covering 30% of the Karakums territory.

7 Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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