About when should we fear the floods, why they are impossible to predict and the cause of this natural disaster in an interview Today.kz said lead researcher RSE “Kazhydromet”, PhD Institute of ecology and climate, Professor Boris Stepanov.
Professor Stepanov was studying the SEL for the past 45 years. And, in his opinion, the heat wave could hardly be the cause of recent landslide in Almaty.
“To believe that the cause of the landslide was a heat wave, I can’t. Mudflows, associated with temperatures, right only twice in the last 40 years. During those 42 years there have been many occasions when the heat was the same as now, or worse, but anything related to heat occurred. Occurred breakthroughs, even when it was over the summer, and the autumn came”, – said Boris Stepanov.
In his words, to predict the similarity of debris flow is impossible. The study of glaciers and moraines requires a large amount of funds, so it is much cheaper and more efficient to empty a potentially dangerous lake.
“To predict a breakthrough no one can, because no one moraine lake does not explore. To explore the glaciers and moraines on the subject of forming a subsea discharge channels is very expensive. The lake is much cheaper and more Continue reading
Iceland. Blue lagoon, 45 km from Reykjavik.
What places do you think is the best? That you are not strained, the popular magazine National Geographic Traveler recommends you various options of places to stay in 2012 — from the romantic hills of Croatia to the beautiful beaches in Thailand. A list of 20 points that covers cities, regions and countries from all five continents: Colombia, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, the capital of Northern Ireland Belfast, New Zealand, Pittsburgh in the USA, Mongolia, London, Oman, Iceland, Thailand, Dresden in Germany, the district of Muskoka in Canada, the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia, Costa Brava in Spain, California region SONOMA in the USA, Sri Lanka, Greece, and the Virunga mountains on the border of Rwanda, Congo and Uganda.
The number of selected destinations, Europe ranks first in the list Icelandic, but also Spanish Costa Brava, the Croatian Istria, and then Dresden, London, Greece and also the capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
From the countries of Oceania in 2012, it is recommended to go to New Zealand, and among the Middle Eastern countries with preference given to Oman. In Asia, apart from Thailand (which is beautiful according to the magazine the world beach Koh Lip) and of the boundless steppes of Mongolia, edited by Nation Continue reading
Due to its proximity to the Adriatic sea, the many hours of sun and fabulous lake district-mountain landscape, Carinthia is a Paradise of Hiking in the Alpine-Adriatic region. 93 mountain peaks rising to over 3,000 m and above all 3.798 metre Grossglockner-Austria’s highest mountain. In Carinthia you can satisfy any thirst for movement: if You want to play a round of Golf, ride at your pleasure on a Bicycle or to explore by mountain bike, jog, stroll or ride horses – countless sports for the whole family and lovers of extreme sports, indoor sports facilities, silvery-green mountain scenes, as well as clear lakes make it all possible.
Endless thirst for pleasures
Many of the classic Carinthian dishes have their compliance beyond the Austrian border – for example, the traditional “Railing” – a pie made of yeast dough stuffed with cinnamon and raisins, known in Italy as “Substitutes”, in Slovenia as “Pohaku”. Enjoy culinary highlights and a variety of flavors between the Alps and the Adriatic the best in Carinthia, on the South side of the Alps.
Wörthersee is the most popular lake in southern Austria, on the shore of which is the capital Continue reading