Hydrology and Water Resources of Africa, Volume 1

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Springer, Nov 30, 2002 - Nature - 659 pages
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This book provides a unique coverage of the hydrology and water resources of Africa, including the neighbouring islands. The contents are covered in fourteen chapters. Emphasis is laid on the components of the hydrological cycle; precipitation, evaporation and runoff of both land and insular Africa. The hydrologic characteristics of sixteen rivers and wadi basins of different sizes are presented and discussed. In addition, hydrology of lakes, and other wetlands and storage reservoirs are presented. Furthermore, the principal groundwater aquifers are reviewed.
Last, but not least, the role of water resources in the overall development of Africa is highlighted.

Audience: This volume should appeal to researchers and professionals working in the fields of civil and agricultural engineering, physical geography, African studies, and those interested in surface and groundwater resources in Africa.

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Contents

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Page xi - And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia. And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria, And the fourth river is Euphrates.
Page xi - Falls watching the waters and revolving plans to harness them : ' so much power running to waste, such a coign of vantage unoccupied, such a lever to control the natural forces of Africa ungripped, cannot but vex and stimulate imagination. . . . And what fun to make the immemorial Nile begin its journey by diving through a turbine.
Page xi - ... called the continent Libya and the Romans to have called it Africa, perhaps from the Latin aprica ("sunny"), or the Greek aphrike ("without cold"). The name Africa, however, was chiefly applied to the northern coast of the continent, which was, in effect, regarded as a southern extension of Europe. The Romans, who for a time ruled the North African coast, are also said to have called the area south of their settlements Afriga, or the Land of the Afrigs — the name of a Berber community south...

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