List of drying lakes

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Satellite imagery from 1984 to 2014 revealing Lake Urmia's diminishing surface area (video)

A number of lakes throughout the world are drying or completely dry due to irrigation or urban use diverting inflow:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pearce, Fred (2006). When the Rivers Run Dry: Water, the Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century. Beacon Press. 
  2. ^ Hammer, U.T. (1986). Saline Lake Ecosystems of the World 59. Springer. p. 61. 
  3. ^ Spencer, Richard (2009-10-10). "Jordan to refill shrinking Dead Sea with salt water". The Telegraph. 
  4. ^ Abou-Diwan, Antoine (2013-09-10). "Salton Sea could be worse than Owens Lake". Imperial Valley Press. 
  5. ^ "Vanishing Lake Chad — A Water Crisis in Central Africa". Circle of Blue. 2008-06-24. 
  6. ^ "Aral Sea 'one of the planet's worst environmental disasters'". The Telegraph. 2010-04-05. 
  7. ^ Brewer, Chris (2004). Historic Tulare County: A Sesquicentennial History, 1852-2002. p. 54. 
  8. ^ "Iran's largest lake turning to salt". Associated Press. 2011-05-25. 
  9. ^ Sahaguin, Louis (2006-12-07). "In Owens Valley, water again flows" (PDF). Los Angeles Times. 
  10. ^ Barnett, Tim P.; Pierce, David W. (2008). "When will Lake Mead go dry?". Water Resources Research 44 (3): n/a. doi:10.1029/2007WR006704. 
  11. ^ Chereb, Sandra (2009-04-29). "Loon festival canceled - lake is drying up". Associated Press. 
  12. ^ "History of the Mono Lake Committee". Mono Lake Committee. 
  13. ^ Blackburn, Elliott (2011-01-13). "Lubbock water supplier switches off pumps at Lake Meredith to preserve what's left". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. 
  14. ^ "South Australia seeks more Murray River flow from upstream states to fight Lake Albert salinity". ABC Online. 2014-09-02. 
  15. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  16. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Salt_Lake.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  17. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Hindmarsh.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  18. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_River_(Texas).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  19. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.V._Spence_Reservoir.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  20. ^ http://waterdatafortexas.org/reservoirs/individual/oak-creek.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  21. ^ http://waterdatafortexas.org/reservoirs/individual/mackenzie.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  22. ^ http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/slideshow/Medina-Lake-vanishing-31321.php.  Missing or empty |title= (help)