The Diversity of Russian Estuaries and Lagoons Exposed to Human Influence

  • Ruben Kosyan

Part of the Estuaries of the World book series (EOTW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Vyacheslav Krylenko
    Pages 13-56
  3. Petr Brovko, Yuri Mikishin, Tamara Ponomareva
    Pages 57-92
  4. Vyacheslav Krylenko, Marina Krylenko
    Pages 93-110
  5. Marina Krylenko, Ruben Kosyan, Vyacheslav Krylenko
    Pages 111-148
  6. Boris Chubarenko, Dmitriy Domnin, Svetlana Navrotskaya, Zhanna Stont, Vladimir Chechko, Valentina Bobykina et al.
    Pages 149-189
  7. Daria Ryabchuk, Vladimir Zhamoida, Marina Orlova, Alexander Sergeev, Julia Bublichenko, Andrey Bublichenko et al.
    Pages 191-221
  8. Evgeniy Ignatov, Oleksiy Kalynychenko, Anatoliy Pantiulin
    Pages 223-263
  9. Ruben Kosyan, Petr Brovko, Jean-Paul Ducrotoy
    Pages 265-268
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 269-270

About this book


This volume describes the complex characteristics of almost all Russian coastal estuaries systematized in the following regions: the coasts of the White Sea, the Barents Sea, the Kara Sea, the Laptev Sea, the East Siberian Sea, the Chukchi Sea, the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov, the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Sea of Japan and the Bering Seas. The part on the Baltic Sea includes a detailed description of the Kaliningrad coast and the Gulf of Finland. Apart from the geology and morphology, this book also looks at the anthropogenic effects on shores as well as at hydrological conditions, local climate and water level characteristics, and at economic use of lagoons.


Russian seas estuaries Physical geography Anthropogenic impact Vulnerability to external factors Limiting factors of economic development Limans and lagoons

Editors and affiliations

  • Ruben Kosyan
    • 1
  1. 1.P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS)GelendzikRussia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-43390-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-43392-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2214-1553
  • Series Online ISSN 2214-1561
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