N. Koronkiewicz, Ye. Barabanova, S. Dolgov, I. Zaytseva. WATER PROBLEMS IN THE EARLY XXI CENTURY

DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.15407/ugz2014.01.010
Ukr. geogr. z. 2014, N1:10-14
Language of publication: 
Russian
Authors: 

N. Koronkiewicz – Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow;
Ye. Barabanova – Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow;
S. Dolgov – Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow;
I. Zaytseva – Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

Abstract: 

Water issues related to floods, water shortage, pollution of rivers and reservoirs have been reviewed. It is shown that in the beginning of XXI century, many of them have exacerbated due to climate change, and unsustainable economic activities. This statement is illustrated using the example of the world in general, and Russia. The most radical measures aimed at reduction of unfavorable hydrological phenomena negative effects have been identified.

Key words: 
water floods, water shortages, pollution of rivers and reservoirs, XXI century world, Russia
Pages: 
10-14
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