Cover Image
close this bookCentral Eurasian Water Crisis: Caspian, Aral, and Dead Seas (UNU, 1998, 203 pages)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentNote to the reader from the UNU
View the documentForeword
close this folder1. Perspectives on water environment management
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentReferences
close this folderPart I: introduction
close this folder2. Central Eurasian water perspectives and arid land studies
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentInternational cooperation for peaceful water management in critical areas
close this folder3. Major environmental problems in world lakes
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentDeclining water levels
View the documentRapid siltation
View the documentAcidification
View the documentThe progress of eutrophication
View the documentContamination with man-made toxics
View the documentThe collapse of aquatic ecosystems
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentReferences
close this folderPart II: The Aral Sea
close this folder4. Creeping environmental problems in the Aral Sea basin
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentIntroduction to the notion of creeping environmental problems
View the documentCharacteristics of CEPs
View the documentCEPs and the Aral region
View the documentConcluding comments and a call for research
View the documentAcknowledgement
View the documentReferences
close this folder5. the Aral Sea and socio-economic development
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentThe technical system of cotton monoculture
View the documentThe cotton swindle
View the documentEnvironmental problems and human health
View the documentThe problem of pesticide pollution
View the documentThe environment of the Aral Sea and international cooperation
View the documentThe future of Central Asia
View the documentRecommendations
View the documentReferences
View the document6. Satellite image maps of the Aral Sea and Central Asia
close this folder7. Voices from the region
View the documentA word on Aral
View the documentThe role of academic research in solving the ecological problems of the Aral Sea region
View the documentReferences
View the documentIranian strategies in Central Asia
close this folderPart III: The Caspian Sea
close this folder8. Environmental policy-making for sustainable development of the Caspian Sea area
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentMorphometry and the principal hydrological features
View the documentThe water balance and water-level variations
View the documentThe economic impacts on the Caspian states of the water-level variations
View the documentOther development issues requiring international cooperation
View the documentConclusions
View the documentAcknowledgement
View the documentReferences
close this folder9. Iranian perspectives on the Caspian Sea and Central Asia
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentIran's northern geopolitical interests
View the documentThe issue of lake Hamun and the Hirmand River
View the documentConclusion
View the documentNotes
View the documentReferences
close this folderPart IV: The Dead Sea
close this folder10. Principles for confidence-building measures in the Jordan River watershed
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentBackground
View the documentHydrography
View the documentInternational water rights law
View the documentCooperative watershed development
View the documentTechnological and management alternatives for the future
View the documentConclusions
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentNotes
View the documentReferences
close this folder11. Alternative strategies in the inter-state regional development of the Jordan Rift Valley
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentCanal schemes for co-generation
View the documentThe Peace Drainage Canal scheme and eco-political decision-making
View the documentThe Aqaba hybrid scheme
View the documentTechno-political assessment of the Peace Drainage Canal and the Med/Red-Dead Sea canal
View the documentConclusion
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentReferences
close this folderPart V: International organizations and inland seas
close this folder12. The role of international organizations in the integrated management of international water bodies: The activities of the UNU, UNEP, and the World Bank in the Middle East
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentInternational water bodies require integrated management
View the documentThe need for international efforts and a role for international organizations
View the documentThe UNU: Accomplishments to promote sound management of international waters
View the documentAssistance given by UNEP and the World Bank to the Aral Sea programme
View the documentProgramme for the Caspian Sea basin as an international effort
View the documentConclusions
View the documentReferences
View the documentContributors
View the documentOther titles of interest

References

Ambroggi, R. 1977. "Underground reservoirs to control the water cycle." Scientific American 236(5), pp. 21-27.

Anderson, E. 1988. "Water: The next strategic resource." In: J. Starr and D. Stoll (eds.), The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

Ataov, T. 1981. "The use of Palestinian waters and international law." Paper presented at the Third United Nations Seminar on the Question of Palestine, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10-14 August.

Awerbuch, L. 1988. "Desalination technology: An overview." In: J. Starr and D. Stoll (eds.), The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

Bakour, Y. and J. Kolars. 1994. "The Arab Mashrek: Hydrological history, problems, and perspectives." In: P. Rogers and P. Lydon (eds.), Water in the Arab World. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beaumont, P. 1991. "Transboundary water disputes in the Middle East." Paper presented at a conference on "Transboundary Waters in the Middle East," Ankara, Turkey, September, mimeo.

Ben-Shahar, H. 1989. "Economic cooperation in the Middle East: From dream to reality." In: G. Fishelson (ed.), Economic Cooperation in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

Bilbeisi, M. 1992. "Jordan's water resources and the expected domestic demand by the years 2000 and 2010, detailed according to area." In: A. Garber and E. Salameh, Jordan's Water Resources and Their Future Potential. Amman: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, pp. 7-31.

Bingham, G., A. Wolf, and T. Wohlgenant. 1994. Resolving Water Disputes: Conflict and Cooperation in the U.S., the Near East, and Asia. Washington, D.C.: US Agency for International Development, November.

Cano, G. 1989. "The development of the law in international water resources and the work of the International Law Commission." Water International 14, pp. 167171.

Caponera, D. A. 1985. "Patterns of cooperation in international water law: Principles and institutions." Natural Resources Journal 25(3), pp. 563-588.

Cooley, J. 1984. "The war over water." Foreign Policy 54, Spring, pp. 3-26.

Davis, U., A. Maks, and J. Richardson. 1980. "Israel's water policies." Journal of Palestine Studies 9(2), pp. 3-32.

Dillman, J. 1989. "Water rights in the Occupied Territories." Journal of Palestine Studies 19(1), pp. 46-71.

Duna, C. 1988. "Turkey's Peace Pipeline." In: J. Starr and D. Stoll (eds.), The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

El-Hindi, J. L. 1990. "Note. The West Bank aquifer and conventions regarding laws of belligerent occupations." Michigan Journal of International Law 11(4), pp. 1400-1423.

El-Yussif, F. 1983. "Condensed history of water resources developments in Mesopotamia." Water International 8, pp. 19-22.

Environmental Protection Service. 1988. The Environment in Israel. Jerusalem, Israel.

Galnoor, I. 1978. "Water policymaking in Israel." Policy Analysis 4, pp. 339-367.

Garbell, M. 1965. "The Jordan Valley Plan." Scientific American 212(3), pp. 23-31.

Gruen, G. 1991. The Water Crisis: The Next Middle East Crisis? Los Angeles: Wiesenthal Center.

Hayton, R. 1982. "The groundwater legal regime as instrument of policy objectives and management requirements." Natural Resources Journal 22(1), pp. 119-139.

Hodges, C. et al. 1988. "Direct seawater irrigation as a major food production technology for the Middle East." In: J. Starr and D. Stoll (eds.), The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, pp. 109-118.

Housen-Couriel, D. 1992. "Aspects of the law of international water resources." Draft.

Inbar, M. and J. Maos. 1984. "Water resources planning and development in the northern Jordan Valley." Water International 9, pp. 18-25.

Issar, A. 1985. "Fossil water under the Sinai-Negev peninsula." Scientific American 253(1), pp. 104-111.

Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies. 1989. The West Bank and Gaza: Israel's Options for Peace. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University.

Kahan, D. 1987. Agriculture and Water Resources in the West Bank and Gaza (19671987). Jerusalem: Jerusalem Post Publishing.

Kahhaleh, S. 1981. The Water Problem in Israel and Its Repercussions on the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Beirut: Institute for Palestine Studies.

Kally, E. 1989. "The potential for cooperation in water projects in the Middle East at peace." In: G. Fishelson (ed.), Economic Cooperation in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

Kolb, D. and S. Silbey. 1990. "Enhancing the capacity of organizations to deal with disputes." Negotiation Journal 6(4).

Lowi, M. 1985. The Politics of Water: The Jordan River and the Riparian States. Montreal: McGill Studies in International Development No. 35.

_____1993. Water and Power: The Politics of a Scarce Resource in the Jordan River Basin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

McKinney, M.1992. "Designing a dispute resolution system for water policy and management." Negotiation Journal 8(2).

Main, Charles T. Inc. 1953. The Unified Development of the Water Resources of the Jordan Valley Region. Knoxville, Tenn.: Tennessee Valley Authority.

Murakami, M. 1995. Arid Zone Water Resources Planning for Peace. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Naff, T. 1990. Lecture at University of Wisconsin, Madison, 28 March.

Naff, T. and R. Matson (eds.). 1984. Water in the Middle East: Conflict or Cooperation? Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

O'Connor, D. 1992. "The design of self-supporting dispute resolution programs." Negotiation Journal 8(2).

Postel, S. 1989a. "Trouble on tap." Worldwatch 12.

_____1989b. "Water for agriculture: Facing the limits." Worldwatch 39.

Ra'anan, U. 1955. The Frontiers of a Nation: A Re-examination of the Forces Which Created the Palestine Mandate and Determined Its Territorial Shape. Westport, Conn.: Hyperion Press.

Rogers, P. 1991. "International river basins: Pervasive unidirectional externalities." Paper presented at a conference on "The Economics of Transnational Commons," University of Sienna, Italy, 25-27 April.

Schmida, L. 1983. Keys to Control: Israel's Pursuit of Arab Water Resources. Washington, D.C.: American Educational Trust.

Shemesh, M. 1988. The Palestinian Entity 1959-1974: Arab Politics and the PLO. London: Frank Cass.

Siegal, J. 1989. "The world's best rainmaker." Jerusalem Post, 8 April.

Solanes, M. 1987. "The International Law Commission and legal principles related to the non-navigational uses of the waters of international rivers." Natural Resources Forum 11 (4).

Starr, J. and D. Stall (eds.). 1988. The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

Stevens, G. 1965. Jordan River Partition. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution.

Taubenblatt, S. 1988. "Jordan River basin water: A challenge in the 1990's." In: J. Starr and D. Stoll (eds.), The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.

Ury, W., J. Brett, and S. Goldberg. 1988. Getting Disputes Resolved: Designing Systems to Cut the Costs of Conflict. London: Jossey-Bass.

US Central Intelligence Agency. 1962. "Struggle for Jordan waters." Unpublished memorandum, May.

Wishart, D. 1989. "An economic approach to understanding Jordan Valley water disputes." Middle East Review 21(4), pp. 45-53.

_____1990. "The breakdown of the Johnston negotiations over the Jordan waters." Middle Eastern Studies 26(4).

Wolf, A. 1995. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River: The Impact of Scarce Water Resources on the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Zarour, H. and J. Isaac. 1993. "Nature's apportionment and the open market: A promising solution convergence to the Arab-Israeli conflict." Water International 18(1).