2011

Nile River Basin

Hydrology, Climate and Water Use

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0688-0 (Print) 978-94-007-0689-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXVII

  2. Hydrology and Water Budget

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-37

      Hydrological Variability and Climate of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin

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      Pages 39-68

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

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      Pages 69-89

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

  3. Satellite Rainfall Estimation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-107

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

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      Pages 109-127

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

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      Pages 129-141

      Are Satellite-Gauge Rainfall Products Better than Satellite-Only Products for Nile Hydrology?

  4. GIS and Remote Sensing in Watershed Modeling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-162

      Watershed Hydrology of the (Semi) Humid Ethiopian Highlands

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      Pages 163-178

      Evapotranspiration Modeling Using Remote Sensing and Empirical Models in the Fogera Floodplain, Ethiopia

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      Pages 179-206

      Flood Hazard and Risk Assessment Using GIS and Remote Sensing in Fogera Woreda, Northwest Ethiopia

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      Pages 207-224

      Soil Erosion Mapping and Hotspot Area Identification Using GIS and Remote Sensing in Northwest Ethiopian Highlands, Near Lake Tana

  5. Climate Varibility and Hydrologic Response

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-240

      Application of Hydrological Models for Climate Sensitivity Estimation of the Atbara Sub-basin

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      Pages 241-265

      Climate Change Impact on Agricultural Water Resources Variability in the Northern Highlands of Ethiopia

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      Pages 267-280

      Climatic Factors Modulating Nile River Flow

  6. Water Resources Management, Allocation and Policy I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 281-281

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      Pages 283-296

      Hydrological Water Availability, Trends and Allocation in the Blue Nile Basin

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      Pages 297-320

      Livestock-Water Productivity in the Nile Basin: Solutions for Emerging Challenges

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      Pages 321-334

      Blue Nile (Abbay) Hydropower Potential, Prioritization, and Trade-Offs on Priority Investments

  7. Water Resources Management, Allocation and Policy II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 335-335

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      Pages 337-358

      Concepts of Environmental Flow Assessment and Challenges in the Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

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      Pages 359-382

      Geospatial Mapping and Analysis of Water Availability, Demand, and Use Within the Mara River Basin

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 383-399

      Impacts of Irrigation on Soil Characteristics in Selected Irrigation Schemes in the Upper Blue Nile Basin

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      Pages 401-416

      Critical Water Resources Issues in the Nile River Basin

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 417-419