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Lake Balaton’s Susceptibility to Climate Change

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April 17th, 2013 Category: Climate Change, Lakes

Hungary – April 16th, 2013

Since 2002, agencies have been examining sustainability problems in Hungary’s Lake Balaton region, in order to contribute to a better understanding of the Lake Balaton ecological and socio-economic system’s vulnerability and resilience arising from multiple forces of global and local change, including land use, demographic, and economic and climate change.

Following many years of water quality problems, a negative water balance induced water shortage starting in 2000 and lasting for four years. This raised and continues to raise serious sustainability concerns in the Lake Balaton area, Hungary and the region (click here for more information).

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