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Caspian Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Named after the ancient Caspii who lived on its southwestern shores, the Caspian is the world’s largest inland body of water. Geographically it is a lake, but it is big ...

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Radioactive Contamination of the Caspian Sea

S.M. Vakulovsky and V.B. Chumichev.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 0 words.

Between 1967 and 1975, the highest levels of radioactive contamination were observed in the northern part of the Caspian Sea and amounted to 100 Bq.m-3 for 90Sr, 19 Bq.m-3 for 137Cs and 11...

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The biology and abundance of kilka (Clupeonella spp.) along the coast of Azerbaijan, Caspian Sea

Elchin V. Mamedov.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5238 words.

In the changing environmental conditions of the Caspian Sea, and specifically following the accidental introduction of the comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi from the Azov–Black Sea basin in the...

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Mineral magnetic study of Late Quaternary South Caspian Sea sediments: palaeoenvironmental implications

A. Jelinowska, P. Tucholka, F. Guichard, I. Lefèvre, D. Badaut-Trauth, F. Chalié, F. Gasse, N. Tribovillard and A. Desprairies.

in Geophysical Journal International

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 6321 words.

Summary

Magnetic properties of sediments from a core (10 m long) in the southern basin of the Caspian Sea have been investigated. Varying concentrations of...

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Field survey and modelling of the Caspian Sea tsunami of 1990 June 20

Amir Salaree and Emile A. Okal.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Volcanology and Seismology. 10634 words.

The Rudbar-Tarom earthquake of 1990 June 20 (M 0 = 1.4 × 1027 dyn cm), the largest one in Iran over the past 35 yr, was accompanied by a small tsunami in the Caspian Sea, which...

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Integrated fisheries assessment and possible causes for the collapse of anchovy kilka in the Caspian Sea

Georgi M. Daskalov and Elchin V. Mamedov.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

April 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5349 words.

Daskalov, G. M., and Mamedov, E. V. 2007. Integrated fisheries assessment and possible causes for the collapse of anchovy kilka in the Caspian Sea. – ICES Journal of Marine...

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The effects of stock enhancement of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) in Iranian coastal waters of the Caspian Sea

Shahram Abdolmalaki and Iwona Psuty.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 4880 words.

Abdolmalaki, S., and Psuty, I. 2007. The effects of stock enhancement of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) in Iranian coastal waters of the Caspian Sea. – ICES Journal of Marine...

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Successful establishment of the Ponto-Caspian alien cladoceran Evadne anonyx G.O. Sars 1897 in low-salinity environment in the Baltic Sea

Maria Põllupüü, Mart Simm, Arno Põllumäe and Henn Ojaveer.

in Journal of Plankton Research

July 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2779 words.

Our new results confirm that the Ponto-Caspian cladoceran Evadne anonyx was first found in the Gulf of Finland in 1999. In the Gulf of Riga, the first specimens were detected in 2000. The...

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Morphometric characterization of the freshwater crab Potamon elbursi Pretzmann, 1962 in the Caspian Sea and Namak Lake hydrographic systems

Atefe Kalate, Alireza Keikhosravi, Reza Naderloo, Toktam Hajjar and Christoph D Schubart.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 7328 words.

Abstract

The freshwater crab Potamon elbursiPretzmann, 1962 is widely distributed in northwestern Iran, occurring in two separate hydrographic systems, one...

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Improved gravity anomaly fields from retracked multimission satellite radar altimetry observations over the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea

M. Khaki, E. Forootan, M.A. Sharifi, J. Awange and M. Kuhn.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 7442 words.

Satellite radar altimetry observations are used to derive short wavelength gravity anomaly fields over the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea, where in situ and ship-borne gravity...

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Ural Sea

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 48 words.

A *Palaeocene-*Eocene seaway that extended from the present-day Caspian Sea in the south to the Arctic

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Ural Sea

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 48 words.

A Palaeocene–Eocene seaway extending from the present-day Caspian Sea in the south to the Arctic Ocean in the

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Volga River

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 1303 words.

The Volga River, rising near Moscow and draining into the Caspian Sea, is Europe’s longest river. It serves a quarter of Russia’s industry and almost half its population. In...

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Ural Sea

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 52 words.

A *Palaeocene–*Eocene seaway extending from the present-day Caspian Sea in the south to the Arctic Ocean in the north, covering the area immediately east of the Ural Mountains. The area is...

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Ural Sea

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 54 words.

A *Palaeocene-*Eocene seaway that extended from the present-day Caspian Sea in the south to the Arctic Ocean in the north, covering the area immediately east of the Ural Mountains. The area...

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Paratethys

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A large, arcuate seaway that, at its maximum development, extended a distance of 4500km from just north of the Alps to just east of the Aral Sea. By the end of the Oligocene it had been...

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Ural Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A Palaeocene-*Eocene seaway that extended from the present-day Caspian Sea in the south to the Arctic Ocean in the north, covering the area immediately east of the Ural Mountains. The area...

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Variation of Moho depth in the central part of the Alborz Mountains, northern Iran

A. Radjaee, D. Rham, M. Mokhtari, M. Tatar, K. Priestley and D. Hatzfeld.

in Geophysical Journal International

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 5099 words.

Summary

The Alborz Mountains of northern Iran form a belt of active crustal deformation along the southern side of the Caspian Sea within the broad...

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Numerical modelling of the deformation of the Iranian plateau

Farhad Sobouti and Jafar Arkani-Hamed.

in Geophysical Journal International

September 1996; p ublished online September 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 0 words.

Summary

The deformation of the Iranian plateau due to the Arabia-Eurasia convergence is studied numerically using the viscous thin-sheet model. The lack of...

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Microseismicity and seismotectonics of the South Caspian Lowlands, NE Iran

Majid Nemati, James Hollingsworth, Zhongwen Zhan, Mohammad Javad Bolourchi and Morteza Talebian.

in Geophysical Journal International

June 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 10878 words.

This paper is concerned with the microseismicity and seismotectonics of the eastern South Caspian Sea region, where the East Alborz mountains descend to meet the South Caspian Lowlands of...

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Wide-angle seismic data reveal extensive overpressures in the Eastern Black Sea Basin

C. L. Scott, D. J. Shillington, T. A. Minshull, R. A. Edwards, P. J. Brown and N. J. White.

in Geophysical Journal International

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 12269 words.

Summary

We present new data that explores the link between pore pressure and seismic velocity to estimate the magnitude of the overpressure within the deep...

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