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News Turkish scholar's book about Sarsang water reservoir

A recently published book by Turkish scholar, a well known hydro-policy and hydro-terrorism researcher Tugba Evrim Maden entitled, "Weaponization of Water: The Case of Sarsang Reservoir" (Berikan Publishing) has been released in Ankara, Turkey. The book has been published with the support of the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SAM) and is designed for a wide readership, including policy makers and field professionals. 

The book has been a result of extensive research that is based on comprehensive factual materials. It is dedicated to the problems of global water shortage and common efforts directed at protecting water resources in different parts of the world; existing as well as future conflicts over control of water resources; preventive measures and water strategy of the Republic of Azerbaijan; Armenia's transboundary waters and its occupation of Sarsang reservoir as a means of environmental sabotage against Azerbaijan; etc. Based on international legal practice, the author provides an extensive analysis of the use by official Yerevan of water resources for military purposes, similar to activities of the terrorist groups operating in North Africa and Middle East. 

Director of the Institute of Geography at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), academician Ramiz Mammadov has been a chief advisor to the book.

Sarsang kitab a5 (4).pdf

Contact information Tugba Evrim Maden
News type Inbrief
File link http://sam.az/uploads/PDF/Sarsang%20kitab%20a5%20(4).pdf
Source of information This book was published with the support of Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Keyword(s) water reservoir, water law, water conflict
Subject(s) AGRICULTURE , ANALYSIS AND TESTS , CHARACTERISTICAL PARAMETERS OF WATERS AND SLUDGES , DRINKING WATER , DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , ENERGY , FINANCE-ECONOMY , HEALTH - HYGIENE - PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISM , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INDUSTRY , INFORMATION - COMPUTER SCIENCES , INFRASTRUCTURES , MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , PREVENTION AND NUISANCES POLLUTION , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES , SLUDGES , TOOL TERMS , TOURISM - SPORT - HOBBIES , WATER DEMAND , WATER QUALITY
Relation http://www.emwis.org/topics/swrm
Geographical coverage Turkey, Azerbaijan
News date 23/06/2015
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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