Pamir-Alai

Pamir-Alai

 

a mountain region in southeastern Middle Asia, south of the Fergana Valley. Most of the region is located in the Tadzhik SSR, with the northeastern part in the Kirghiz SSR, the western part in the Uzbek SSR, and the southwestern part in the Turkmen SSR. It consists of three basic parts: the Gissar-Alai mountain system, the Tadzhik Depression, and the Pamirs.

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Key findings include: Ecosystems of the Pamir-Alai and the Tien Shan mountains in Central Asia play an extremely important role in the accumulation and supply of water in all of the region's countries during the vegetation season, when the resource is scarce.
A study of active structures at the eastern collision of the Pamir-Alai ranges using synergies of InSAR time-series and optical data and geological records.
The equipment for the State Agency was provided in the framework of the EU-funded project "Support to the Establishment of the Pamir-Alai Transboundary Conservancy Area (PATCA) between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan".