Preface. Address by the President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrghyz Republic; Dr. Janybeck Jeyenbaev. Statement of the Workshop. 1: Physical and chemical characteristics. Climate and physical properties of water in Lake Issyk-Kul; G.D. Shabunin, A.G. Shabunin. Water chemistry and ecology of Lake Issyk-Kul; A.S. Karmanchuk. Hydrobiology of Lake Issyk-Kul; V.V. Romanovsky. Water level variations and water balance of Lake Issyk-Kul; V.V. Romanovsky. Hydromineral resources of the Issyk-Kul region; V.E. Matychenkov. Groundwater in the Issyk-Kul basin; A.N. Mandychev. Currents and vertical water exchange in Lake Issyk-Kul; V.V. Romanovsky, G.D. Shabunin. Using transient conservative and environmental tracers to study water exchange in Lake Issyk-Kul; R. Kipfer, F. Peeters. Bathymetry and sedimentary environments of Lake Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic (Central Asia): a large, high-altitude, tectonic lake; M. De Batist, et al. Recent paleoenvironmental evolution of Lake Issyk-Kul; S. Giralt, et al. Active tectonics and seismic hazard of the Issyk-Kul basin in the Kyrgyz; K.E. Abdrachmatov, et al. The environmental risk resulting from gold mining; B. Imanackunov. II: Case studies in other regions. Hydrochemistry of lakes in Tajikistan; D.N. Pachajanov, et al. Zoobenthos and zooplankton of the northern Aral Sea and possible ways of the sea ecosystem rehabilitation; N.V. Aladin, et al. Evaluation of the damage to environmental state of the north-western Black Sea shelf ecosystems; V.N. Egorov, et al. Does biomanipulation work for warm-temperate lakes? First case study in an eutrophic Turkish lake; M. Beklioglu. Computed mean monthly water balance of a large lake: the case of Lake Tanganyika; L. Bergonzini. Radon studies for investigation of nuclear waste deposits and natural emissions; S.E. Beaubien, et al. III: Social and ethical aspects. Philosophy of ecological ethics education, considering the Issyk-Kul Kale remediation mechanisms; U. Asanova. Ecosystem management, environmental values and Lake Issyk-Kul; G. Cooper.
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