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The Role of Underground Water in Combating Desertification in Lower Atbara area (In Arabic)

The Role of Underground Water in Combating Desertification in Lower Atbara area (In Arabic)

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Title: The Role of Underground Water in Combating Desertification in Lower Atbara area (In Arabic)
Author: Abd El Rahman, Mohammed A.
Abstract: This paper emphasize the negative impacts of the erection of Khashm El Girba Dam on (a)agricultural schemes due to shortage of water after flood (b)Reduction in source of woods which was usually drifted by water as they were retained behind the dam and reduction in forest production (c) sporadic rainfall during the last decades resulted in the dryness of many seasonal streams. The geology of the area was fully described and according to information of the existing wells, potentiality of water supply could be predicted.
Description: The seminar represented the final stage in the study of environmental conditions in Lower Atbara that lasted for over two years. This work was done jointly by IES and Clark University USA Programme of Environmental Training and Management in Africa (ETMA).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/181
http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/27530
Date: 1985


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