Environmental assessment of the aquaculture development of the Gonbad region (Bibishirvan)
Khoshbavar Rostami, Hossein Ali
Hassan Zati, A.
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An Environmental Impact Assessment was undertaken to identify existing values and characteristics of physical, biological and socioeconomic resources within the area proposed for the Aquaculture development in BibiShirvan Ab-bandan (small storage dam). The proponent (Fisheries Department of Golestan province) intends to redevelop fish culture in a constructed water body which is used mainly by local farmers for storing water to meet crops water needs especially at dry periods of the year. The area being examined as part of this environmental impacts assessment is located approximately 40 km west of Gonbad city,Golestan province in northeast of Iran. The site located at 54° 47'- 54° 52 ' (East longitudes) and '37 ° 10'- 37° 11' (North latitudes). The Bibi Shirvan Ab-bandan sealed with an area of about 580 acres, is a collection of three distinct basins that are connected with each other at several points. At present, there are some problems for water supply and maintaining full.....
PublisherIranian Fisheries Science Research Institute