Importance of Lake Baikal (in Filipino: Kahalagahan ng Lake Baikal)
- The special environmental and geological settings of Lake Baikal provide unparalleled opportunities for research and for international cooperation.
- Understanding the origin of the Lake Baikal rift contributes to understanding one of the fundamental phenomena by which the history of the Earth is reconstructed.
- USGS and Russian cooperative studies have begun to resolve the three-dimensional geometry of the Lake Baikal rift.
- Unique characteristics of the Lake Baikal environment combine to produce an especially promising site for studies of climate history.
- The high latitude of Lake Baikal makes it particularly sensitive to climatic variations.http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/baikal/http://translate.google.com/#auto/en/kahalagahan%20ng%20lake%20baikal