The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

The Nile Delta

Editors: Negm, Abdelazim M. (Ed.)

  • Provides detailed insights into the requirements for the sustainable development of the Nile Delta
  • A comprehensive review
  • Appeals to environmental managers, scientists and policymakers
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This volume presents up-to-date research on the Nile Delta and discusses the challenges involved in and opportunities for improving its productivity. The topics addressed include: groundwater in the Nile Delta and its quality; the mapping of groundwater with remote sensing technologies; land degradation; salt-affected soils; on-farm irrigation; the remediation of agricultural drainage water for sustainable reuse; the use of satellite images to estimate the bathymetry of coastal lakes; the assessment of the Nile Delta coastal zone and its management; its sediment and water quality; and fishing ports, fish and fisheries. The book closes with a review of the latest findings on the Nile Delta and offers conclusions and recommendations for future research to fulfill the requirements for sustainable development. It provides a unique and topical resource for researchers, graduate students and policymakers alike.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Nile Delta Biography: Challenges and Opportunities

    Negm, Abdelazim M. (et al.)

    Pages 3-18

  • Ancient Water Supply System in Tall Tanis, Archaeological Area Northeastern Nile Delta Region, Port Said, Egypt

    Zaghloul, Elsayed Abbas

    Pages 19-29

  • Nile and Groundwater Interaction in the Western Nile Delta, Egypt

    Sharaky, Abbas M. (et al.)

    Pages 33-62

  • Mapping of Groundwater in Egypt Using RS/GIS: Case Studies, Areas Surrounding Nile Valley and Its Delta

    Elbeih, Salwa Farouk

    Pages 63-88

  • GIS-Based Spatial Distribution of Groundwater Quality in the Western Nile Delta, Egypt

    Negm, Abdelazim M. (et al.)

    Pages 89-119

Buy this book

eBook $269.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56124-0
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $349.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56122-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Nile Delta
Editors
  • Abdelazim M. Negm
Series Title
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Series Volume
55
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-56124-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-56124-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-56122-6
Series ISSN
1867-979X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 537
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