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Ethiopia : water security and drought

MacDonald, A.M.; Calow , R.C.; Nicol, A.L.; Hope, B.; Robins, N.S.. 2001 Ethiopia : water security and drought. British Geological Survey. (WC/01/002) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

A map showing groundwater availability during drought for Ethiopia presented at a scale of 1:3,500,000. The map was constructed by combining three factors: (1) rock permeability (derived from the hydrogeology map) (2) the ability of the rock to store water (from the hydrogeology map) (3) recharge to the groundwater (estimated from rainfall data). Areas of high permeability, high storage and high recharge have most groundwater available during drought

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Groundwater Management
Funders/Sponsors: Department for International Development (DfID)
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Additional Keywords: Groundwater management, Africa, International development, Climate change, Drought, GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater,
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Hydrology
Date made live: 22 Apr 2013 12:49 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/501045

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