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The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

The Nile River

Editors: Negm, Abdelazim M. (Ed.)

  • Provides detailed insights into the requirements for the sustainable development of the Nile River
  • A comprehensive review
  • Appeals to environmental managers, scientists and policymakers
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This volume offers up-to-date and comprehensive information on various aspects of the Nile River, which is the main source of water in Egypt. The respective chapters examine the Nile journey; the Aswan High Dam Reservoir; morphology and sediment quality of the Nile; threats to biodiversity; fish and fisheries; rain-fed agriculture, rainfall data, and fluctuations in rainfall; the impact of climate change; and hydropolitics and legal aspects. The book closes with a concise summary of the conclusions and recommendations provided in the preceding chapters, and discusses the requirements for the sustainable development of the Nile River and potential ways to transform conflicts into cooperation. Accordingly, it offers an invaluable source of information for researchers, graduate students and policymakers alike.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Nile River Biography and its Journey from Origin to End

    Mohamed, Nader Noureldeen

    Pages 1-32

  • Estimating the Life Time Span of Aswan High Dam Reservoir Using Numerical Simulation of Nubia Lake

    Negm, Abdelazim M. (et al.)

    Pages 35-55

  • A Satellite Remote Sensing Approach to Estimate the Lifetime Span of Aswan High Dam Reservoir

    Negm, Abdelazim (et al.)

    Pages 57-77

  • Estimating the Sediment and Water Capacity in the Aswan High Dam Lake Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques

    Negm, Abdelazim (et al.)

    Pages 79-104

  • Water Quality Assessment of Aswan High Dam Reservoir

    Elshemy, M. (et al.)

    Pages 105-143

Buy this book

eBook $349.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-59088-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $449.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-59086-8
  • 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 River
Editors
  • Abdelazim M. Negm
Series Title
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Series Volume
56
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-59088-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-59088-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-59086-8
Series ISSN
1867-979X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 741
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