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Nile River Basin

Hydrology, Climate and Water Use

Editors: Melesse, Assefa M. (Ed.)

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  • Fills the knowledge gap about one of the most important transboundary rivers in the world
  • Describes the hydrology and ecology of the basin in relation to the anthropogenic and climate changes
  • Combines science, engineering and management
  • Serves as s useful reference for understanding regional water issues for a changing basin
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About this book

This book presents results of scientific studies ranging from hydrological modelling to water management and policy issues in the Nile River basin. It examines the physical, hydrometeorological and hydrogeological description of the basin along with analysis in understanding the hydrological processes of the basin under the changing land-use stemming from population pressure and increased natural resources tapping. The book discusses the increased impact of climate change on the river flows, and such issues as water availability and demand, management and policy to offset the imbalance between demand and available resources.

Audience
This book will be of interest to researchers, practitioners, water resources mangers, policy makers as well as graduate and undergraduate students. It is a useful reference text for ecohydrology, arid zone hydrology, hydrology of transboundary rivers and similar courses.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Hydrological Variability and Climate of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin

    Pages 3-37

    Melesse, Assefa M. (et al.)

  • Hydro-Meteorology and Water Budget of the Mara River Basin Under Land Use Change Scenarios

    Pages 39-68

    Mango, Liya M. (et al.)

  • Hydrological Balance of Lake Tana, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

    Pages 69-89

    Rientjes, Tom H.M. (et al.)

  • Satellite Based Cloud Detection and Rainfall Estimation in the Upper Blue Nile Basin

    Pages 93-107

    Rientjes, Tom H.M. (et al.)

  • Evaluation of Satellite Rainfall Estimates and Gridded Gauge Products over the Upper Blue Nile Region

    Pages 109-127

    Dinku, Tufa (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook 142,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-0689-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 187,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-0688-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 174,94 €
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-9859-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nile River Basin
Book Subtitle
Hydrology, Climate and Water Use
Editors
  • Assefa M. Melesse
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-0689-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-0688-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9859-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 419
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