Essays about: "river basin"

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  1. 1. GIS-based approach to estimate direct economic damages of fluvial flooding under various future scenarios: A case study of the Neckar river basin (Germany)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ruben Prütz; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; flood damage; fluvial flood; GIS; HEC-GeoRAS; HEC-RAS; MOLUSCE; Neckar; river basin; stage-damage; strength of knowledge; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Fluvial floods can cause significant damages to inundated assets. The frequency and magnitude of fluvial floods are related to precipitation amounts, which are expected to change throughout the 21st century due to global warming. READ MORE

  2. 2. Water quality and water availability at Gårdstånga Nygård

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Lina Lennklev; [2020]
    Keywords : Water resource management; Water quality; Agriculture; Water balance; Constructed wetlands; Surface water bodies; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The report investigated partly how agriculture on and near Gårdstånga Nygård affected the water quality in nearby surface water bodies during the period of testing, and partly whether the supply of water in the Rödabäck river basin is large enough to enable the construction of a well-functioning irrigation pond. The water quality was evaluated by collecting water samples in the field, reading the values of these samples for various water quality parameters and finally an evaluation of said values. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditions for Cooperative Water Resource Management in a conflict affected society : A case study of the Ibër River Basin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Astrid Berne; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Water Resource Management; Transboundary Waters; Conflict Affected Societies; Environmental Peacemaking.;

    Abstract : Kosovo is a disputed territory, in conflict with Serbia, the country it declared independence from in 1999. The two states share water resource, in the form of the Ibër river. Kosovo is facing issues of water scarcity and the water it has access to is heavily polluted with untreated wastewater metallurgy waste. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecnomic value of water for Agriculture, Hydropower and Domestic Use : A case study of the Lunsemfwa catchment, Zambia

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Daniel Phiri; [2020]
    Keywords : Ecosystem services; economic value; willingness to pay; translog production function; economic value; hydropower; agriculture; domestic water use; contingent valuation;

    Abstract : The Lunsemfwa river catchment is of paramount importance to the Zambian economy, particularly with regards to energy, agricultural and water for domestic, as well as wildlife. Water shortages during dry spells in the area present a huge problem for the various stakeholders in the basin. READ MORE

  5. 5. Renewable energy outlook for the Drina River Basin countries

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Emir Fejzic; [2020]
    Keywords : OSeMOSYS; Drina River Basin; Hydropower; OSeMOSYS; Drina River Basin; Vattenkraft;

    Abstract : The Drina River Basin (DRB) plays a vital role for the power sectors of the riparian countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. The Drina river and its tributaries have a considerable hydropower potential, which, due to its geographical position and the political landscape between the riparian countries, have not yet been utilized to its full potential. READ MORE