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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile

  • Wossenu Abtew
  • Shimelis Behailu Dessu

Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 1-11
  3. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 13-27
  4. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 29-38
  5. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 39-62
  6. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 63-77
  7. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 79-96
  8. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 97-113
  9. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 115-129
  10. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 147-159
  11. Wossenu Abtew, Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    Pages 161-169
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 171-173

About this book

Introduction

This book is about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam newly being built on the Blue Nile, a transboundary river. Due to rising population and increasing water demand in the Nile basin, major projects raise interest and concern by millions with potential for water conflict. The dam design, reservoir filling policy, operation of the dam, riparian countries response, dam site importance and social impact and economy of the dam are presented in the book.

Keywords

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The Nile Basin Transboundary River Issue Dam Design Dam Operation Millennium Dam Hidase Dam Dam construction Impact of Ethiopian dam Dam impact on downstream countries Dam to fight droughts GERD construction

Authors and affiliations

  • Wossenu Abtew
    • 1
  • Shimelis Behailu Dessu
    • 2
  1. 1.Water Resources DivisionSouth Florida Water Management DistrictWest Palm BeachUSA
  2. 2.Department of Earth and EnvironmentFlorida International UniversityMiamiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97094-3
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-97093-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-97094-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-315X
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-3168
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