All pages with keywords: water resource management
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
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
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 »
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
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
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 »