Climate Change in the South Caucasus. 2011

07 Jun 2013
Climate Change Survey. 2011


This report reflects the finding of the first cooperative study on the impacts of climate change and adaptation which involves all three South Caucasus countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The study considers four areas for investigation:

  • Recent historical and projected climate change,
  • impacts of climate change on trans-boundary river basins, 
  • impacts of climate change on crop water and irrigation requirements in critical agricultural areas, 
  • the effect of climate change on urban heat stress in selected cities.

Working team:

Michael I. Westphal, Team Leader

Maharram Mehtiyev, Team Leader in Azerbaijan

Vahagn Tonoyan, Team Leader in Armenia

Marina Shvangiradze, Team Leader in Georgia

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