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Name
Centre of the Caspian Sea Problems, Institute of Geography
Native name
Xazar Danizi Problemlari Markazi, Cografiya Institutu
Address
31 G.Javid Avenue
Zipcode
370143
City
Baku
State
Azerbaijan
Country
Azerbaijan
Phone
+994 12 393 541
Fax
+994 12 393 541
Email
ramiz.mamedov@geo.ab.az
Centre Website
http://www.science.gov.az/en/
 
 

organisation profile

The Centre of the Caspian Sea Problems was established in 1949 with the aim to study the hydrological, morphological, geological, and geo-morphological as well as socio-economic aspects in the Caspian Sea basin. The Centre has conducted the study on economic issues of sea transport and explored options for port facilities construction. Number of studies conducted was devoted to the state of the Caspian Sea environment in general and in the coastal area of Absheron peninsula and Baku bay in particular.
At present, Centre carries out researches in three main fields:

Exploring reasons and predicting future seesaws of the Caspian Sea level and its impact on the socio-economic and ecological situation in the coastal zone.
Studying state of the Caspian Sea environment affected by offshore and onshore human activity (particularly intensive oil and gas production activities)
Conducting geo-morphological, landscape-geographical and recreational researches on the Caspian Sea level fluctuations.
Within the frame of its activity, Centre closely cooperates with the structural sub-divisions of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
674
Collating centre
Centre of the Caspian Sea Problems, Institute of Geography
Latest update
27 August 2018 11:34:18 AM