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
What was it, Romania? What makes it unique? What attracts tourists to Romania. there are many questions and unfortunately for Russian tourists, the country is little known.
Dracula, Nicolae Ceausescu, perhaps all. no – no – even Gypsies!
Of course DRACULA. the world-famous hero, loved the country and as a historical figure and as a Vampire, but today is not about famous people and popular tourist places.
Today on the natural values of the country, its unique creations of nature.
So hit the road.
One of the most beautiful to visit in Romania places is the Turda gorge with its wild karst landscape. This is a high and steep cliffs, sharp ridges, stone arches and towers, more than 1000 species of plants, animals, rare butterflies. With 1938, is a natural reservation and is included in the UNESCO list as one of the most important natural monuments. The length of the gorge is about 1300 m with stone walls up to 200m.
In Transylvania there is a layer of salt about 400 m, which includes the salt mine of Turda, with age more than 13 million years and the thickness of the salt layer about 250 m. It is known throughout Romania, historical monument of Cluj County.
Lake Bey’s eye is one of the most 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