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A two-day workshop was held on Urmia Lake at Tufts University in collaboration with MIT on July, 2-3, 2015.

 

Published time: 29 Jul, 2016 18:03Edited time: 29 Jul, 2016 18:03

In November 2016, Springer Verlag published an article named “Meteorological factors affecting the sudden decline in Lake Urmia's water level” investigating by using data from four meteorological stations near the lake.

A two-day workshop was held on Urmia Lake at Tufts University in collaboration with MIT on July, 2-3, 2015.

 

Published time: 29 Jul, 2016 18:03Edited time: 29 Jul, 2016 18:03
© earthobservatory.nasa.gov
© earthobservatory.nasa.gov

 

New research shows Iran’s most famous lake has shrunk by nearly 90% since the 1970s. Scientists urge action

 

A combination of climate change and water usage are responsible for the staggering drying of Lake Urmia, what was once the second largest salt lake in the world.

Although droughts and floods produce short‐term fluctuations in the elevation of Great Salt Lake, water diversions since the arrival of 19th Century pioneers represent a persistent reduction in water supply to the lake, decreasing its elevation by 11 feet and exposing much of the lake bed.

FAO has signed an agreement today (Tuesday 6 September 2016) with the Urmia Lake Restoration Commission (ULRC) in Tehran at Sharif University of Technology to lend substantive technical assistance for the execution of an integrated programme that aims ultimately to secure sustainable water resources management in the Urmia Lake b

urmia lake, President Rouhani

President Rouhani had a trip to visit west Azerbayjan residents. In speaking for people of West Azerbaijan in Urmia’s Takhti Sports Complex, Dr Rouhani said: “Write for the next generation that Urmia Lake was restored by the hands of the people of Azerbaijan,”

 we should turn to modern mechanized irrigation systems

President Hassan Rouhani who was speaking in his departing press conference in Urmia International Airport Tuesday evening, said “I believe the government has invested in epic scale in the province’s water sector, and we should turn to modern mechanized irrigation systems in booming agriculture of the region to save precious water other

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