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Sustainable Development Goals Series

Climate Variability and Change in Africa

Perspectives, Experiences and Sustainability

Editors: Matondo, Jonathan I., Alemaw, Berhanu F., Sandwidi, Jean Pierre (Eds.)

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  • Highlights conceptual models for coupling biophysical and social responses with climate change scenarios across various scales
  • Examines numerous step-by-step procedures for integrated assessment of climate change on agriculture, water resources, land use, and aquatic ecosystems
  • Presents special case study results and experiences from different parts of Africa with relevance to sustainability
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This book presents a comprehensive overview of climate variability and change in Africa, and includes impact assessments and case studies from integration frameworks, with a particular focus on climate, agriculture and water resources. Richly illustrated, the book highlights case studies from western, eastern and southern African region, and explores related development policies. Climate change adaptation research, prediction, and reanalysis are also addressed

About the authors

Jonathan I. Matondo is a Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources Planning and Management at the Univ. of Swaziland in the Department of Geography, Environmental science and Planning. His areas of expertise are: Hydrology, hydraulics, computer applications in hydraulics, hydrology, water resources management and modeling of climate change issues.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Overview of Climate Variability and Change in Africa: Perspectives and Experiences

    Pages 3-7

    Alemaw, Berhanu F. (et al.)

  • Change, Variability and Trend Analysis of Hydro-Climatic Time Series

    Pages 9-18

    Ndzabandzaba, Coli

  • An Overview of Dynamical Downscaling of Global Reanalyses for Improved Climate Reconstruction Over Data-Sparse Regions

    Pages 19-24

    Moalafhi, D. B. (et al.)

  • Evaluation of the CMIP5 Climate Model for Precipitation Projections Over the Upper Blue Nile Basin

    Pages 25-35

    Taye, Meron Teferi (et al.)

  • Assessing Runoff Changes in Major Catchments in Swaziland Due to Climate Change

    Pages 39-56

    Matondo, Jonathan I.

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for Mexico (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-31543-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for Mexico
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: 2 de enero de 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-31542-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Climate Variability and Change in Africa
Book Subtitle
Perspectives, Experiences and Sustainability
Editors
  • Jonathan I. Matondo
  • Berhanu F. Alemaw
  • Jean Pierre Sandwidi
Series Title
Sustainable Development Goals Series
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-31543-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-31543-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-31542-9
Series ISSN
2523-3084
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 208
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 66 illustrations in colour
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