All pages with keywords: water resource management

Brief: Projecting future water availability in Lake Malawi and the Shire River basin

a research article by Ajay Gajanan Bhave, Suraje Dessai, Declan Conway, Graham Jewitt, Andrew J. Dougill, David Mkwambisi 30 June, 2019

Malawi is highly dependent on water from Lake Malawi and the Shire River basin (Figure 1). Over 90% of Malawi’s electricity depends on outflows from the lake into the Shire … read more »


Water resource planning under future climate and socioeconomic uncertainty in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka, India

Water resource planning under future climate and socioeconomic uncertainty in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka, India

a research article by Ajay Gajanan Bhave, Declan Conway, Suraje Dessai, David Stainforth 18 January, 2018

This research applies a Decision‐Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU)
approach to explore the robustness of adaptation options and pathways against future climate and socioeconomic uncertainties in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka, India. read more »


Evolving discourses on water resource management and climate change in the Equatorial Nile Basin

Evolving discourses on water resource management and climate change in the Equatorial Nile Basin

a research article by Declan Conway 12 March, 2017

Transboundary water resources management in the Equatorial Nile Basin (EQNB) is a politically contested issue. There is a growing body of literature examining water-related discourses which identifies the ability … read more »


The role of rainfed agriculture in securing food production in the Nile Basin

a research article by Christian Siderius 13 May, 2016

Siderius, C., Van Walsum, P.E.V., Roest, C.W.J., Smit, A.A.M.F.R., Hellegers, P.J.G.J., Kabat, P. and Van Ierland, E.C. (2016) The role of rainfed agriculture in securing food production in the Nile … read more »


Regional disparities in the beneficial effects of rising CO2 concentrations on crop water productivity

Regional disparities in the beneficial effects of rising CO2 concentrations on crop water productivity

a research article by Declan Conway 18 April, 2016

Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations ([CO2]) are expected to enhance photosynthesis and reduce crop water use. However, there is high uncertainty about the global implications of these effects for future … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Carole Dalin & Daniel Heyen

Grantham Workshop | Carole Dalin & Daniel Heyen

Grantham Workshop Carole Dalin, Daniel Heyen 27 Apr 2016

This week’s Grantham Workshop will feature two speakers from the Grantham Research Institute: Carole Dalin, a Research Officer, will give a presentation entitled “Who is eating up the world’s aquifers? … read more »


Limits to the quantification of local climate change

Limits to the quantification of local climate change

a research article by David Stainforth 16 September, 2015

We demonstrate how the fundamental timescales of anthropogenic climate change limit the identification of societally relevant aspects of changes in precipitation. We show that it is nevertheless possible to extract, … read more »


RSS | Megan Konar: “Virtual groundwater transfers from overexploited aquifers in the United States”

Research Seminar Serie 27 May 2015

Megan Konar, Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign (UIUC) will be the speaker at this event.    


Constraints and potentials of future irrigation water availability on agricultural production under climate change

Constraints and potentials of future irrigation water availability on agricultural production under climate change

a research article by Delphine Deryng 20 March, 2014

Elliott J., Deryng, D., Müller, C., et al. (2014). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(9), pp.3239–3244.


The contribution of non-use values to inform the management of groundwater systems: the Rokua Esker, Northern Finland

The contribution of non-use values to inform the management of groundwater systems: the Rokua Esker, Northern Finland

a working paper by Mavra Stithou, Pertti Ala-aho, Eva Kougea, Riku Eskelinen, Timo Karjalainen, Bjorn Klove, Manuel Pulido-Velazquez, Kalle Reinikainen, Pekka M.Rossi 2 September, 2013

Rokua in Northern Finland is a groundwater dependent ecosystem very sensitive to climate change and natural variability. As such, the water level of most of the … read more »