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Dagestan: Melting Mountains
Dagestan: Melting MountainsAleinikov A.A., Lipka O.N. Dagestan: Melting Mountains. – M.: WWF-Russia, 2016. – 108 p.
The book provides an assessment of the current state of Dagestan’s glaciers and evaluates the reduction in glacier-covered area against the data as of the mid-20th century. A focus is made on the impacts of climate change observed in recent decades. A modern ‘Atlas of Dagestan’s glaciers’ is developed building on remote-sensing data. Based on current trends and projections, directions and potential measures for climate change adaptation are described.Intended for glaciology and climatology experts, as well as for a wide range of professionals interested in environmental protection and climate change adaptation.