Essays about: "Gully erosion"

Found 3 essays containing the words Gully erosion.

  1. 1. The Effects of Erosion-control Structures and Gully Erosion on Groundwater Dynamics Along the Kromrivier, Eastern Cape, South Africa

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Vincent de Haan; [2016]
    Keywords : Gully erosion; wetland; groundwater dynamics; erosion-control structures;

    Abstract : The Palmiet wetlands located along the Kromrivier in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa have experienced severe degradation through gully erosion during the past decennia which has been threatening the water quality and water security of large towns in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan hub. Water scarcity is a growing problem in this region as a result of land degradation and growing erratic rainfall patterns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design program for Kombolcha Campus site

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Ida Karlsson; Josephine Philipsen; [2014]
    Keywords : Kombolcha; Campus site; design program; planning tool; landscape architecture; design approach; water management; vegetation; placemaking;

    Abstract : The objective for this Masters thesis is to conduct a Design program, as a planning and design tool, for the outdoor environment at the campus site of Wollo University in Kombolcha, located in northern Ethiopia. The geographical location as well as the social and political context of the site has constituted the framework for this Design program and Masters thesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water infiltration in the Nyando River basin, Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Aida Bargues Tobella; [2009]
    Keywords : Lake Victoria basin; Nyando River basin; steady-state infiltrability; bulk density; erosion; gully; runoff; sediment generation rate; double-ring infiltrometer; rainfall simulator; trees; vegetation cover; agroforestry;

    Abstract : On-site and off-site effects of erosion in the Lake Victoria basin are some of the main contributors to the actual situation of poverty which is facing its population, one of the densest in the world. The Nyando River Basin (Western-Kenya) was identified as a regional erosion hotspot and one of the main sources of sediment and phosphorous into the Lake Victoria (ICRAF, 2001). READ MORE