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An Assessment of the Filling Process of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and Its Impact on the Downstream Countries

Prakrut Kansara, Wenzhao Li, Hesham El-Askary, Venkataraman Lakshmi, Thomas Piechota, Daniele Struppa, Mohamed Abdelaty Sayed
2021 Remote Sensing  
This project has created issues for the Nile Basin countries of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia.  ...  Our study suggests that attention should be drawn to the connection between the GERD filling and potential drought in the downstream countries during the upcoming dry spells in the Blue Nile River Basin  ...  Acknowledgments: The first author acknowledge the support from the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment, and from School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Virginia and the  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13040711 fatcat:hvjjrdwzije6pkwbwvwtn6emcm

Ecological Zones Degradation Analysis in Central Sudan during a Half Century Using Remote Sensing and GIS

Nadir A. Hameid Mohamed, A. Bannari, Hassan Mohamed Fadul, Sumia Zakieldeen
2016 Advances in Remote Sensing  
in most of the predominant ecological zones, particularly those which are currently affected by environmental degradation and desertification due to climate change impact on vegetation cover and rainfall  ...  In this study, SPOT-VEG NDVI data acquired between 2000 and 2010 were used to produce a vegetation cover map, which was integrated with rainfall map to produce updated ecological zones map for the study  ...  Indeed, these regions are irrigated from many secondary rivers originating from the Ethiopians-mountains, and from the Nile Rivers (Blue Nile, White Nile, and Atbara River).  ... 
doi:10.4236/ars.2016.54025 fatcat:iql3g3bydjghtcemfolsf6vt2u

Identification and mapping of soil erosion areas in the Blue Nile, Eastern Sudan using multispectral ASTER and MODIS satellite data and the SRTM elevation model

M. El Haj Tahir, A. Kääb, C.-Y. Xu
2010 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
The area of the Upper Blue Nile in Eastern Sudan is considered prone to soil erosion which is an important indicator of the land degradation process.  ...  This approach is derived from fusion between remote sensing data and geographical information systems (GIS).  ...  Khartoum, The Forestry, Irrigation and Environment National Corporations of Sudan.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-14-1167-2010 fatcat:usvfxmij4bd2bjkeb2yy6xfesq

Identification and mapping of soil erosion areas in the Blue Nile-Eastern Sudan using multispectral ASTER and MODIS satellite data and the SRTM elevation model

M. El Haj Tahir, A. Kääb, C.-Y. Xu
2010 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
The area of the Upper Blue Nile in Eastern Sudan is considered prone to soil erosion which is an important indicator of the land degradation process.  ...  This approach is derived from fusion between remote sensing data and geographical information systems (GIS).  ...  Khartoum, The Forestry, Irrigation and Environment National Corporations of Sudan.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-7-135-2010 fatcat:x56tbic3xnehlaqvzlpjeeoipu

A Hybrid of Optical Remote Sensing and Hydrological Modeling Improves Water Balance Estimation

Colin J. Gleason, Yoshihide Wada, Jida Wang
2018 Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems  
A different approach is therefore needed, and we here combine remotely sensed discharge estimates made via at-many-stations hydraulic geometry (AMHG) and the PCR-GLOBWB hydrological model to estimate discharge  ...  A hybrid of optical remote sensing and hydrological modeling improves water balance estimation.  ...  To that end, we here propose a framework for the synergistic use of remote sensing and hydrologic modeling to estimate discharge in one of the world's most iconic ungauged rivers: The Nile.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2017ms000986 fatcat:a3hrpato7vdfnh5aogwbto7yfq

Improved understanding of the Senegal floodplain socio-hydrosystems with multi-scalar earth observations

A. Ogilvie, A. Ogilvie, J.-C. Poussin, J.-C. Bader, D. Martin, G. Ndiaye, D. Dia
2020 Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences  
Rising availability of high spatial and temporal resolution remote sensing imagery provide novel opportunities to improve the understanding of the hydrology of multiple water bodies and of their ability  ...  Integrated into forthcoming river basin modelling, these results can help simulate the influence of upstream changes on the hydrology and associated services of these complex socio-hydrosystems and improve  ...  ANR-18-LEAP-0002) and the FSP Agricora Generia project.  ... 
doi:10.5194/piahs-383-255-2020 doaj:128683fa648a4990bc1344a6b1097b18 fatcat:ozojs7dwybftrbp7qp345r7w64

Optical Satellite Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone Environment — An Overview [chapter]

Ana C. Teodoro
2016 Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing  
Optical remote-sensing data are a powerful source of information for monitoring the coastal environment.  ...  The major challenge still is to have remote-sensing techniques adopted as a routine tool in assessment of change in the coastal zone.  ...  More details about the use of remote-sensing techniques for detecting phytoplankton and mapping HABs could be found in Klemas [95] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/61974 fatcat:lvtd7ymbpzhjzg5plcrzvvhcrq

Geo-Environmental Estimation of Land Use Changes and Its Effects on Egyptian Temples at Luxor City

Abdelaziz Elfadaly, Osama Wafa, Mohamed Abouarab, Antonella Guida, Pier Spanu, Rosa Lasaponara
2017 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
This paper aims at assessing the environmental changes around some temples of Luxor City using remote sensing and GIS techniques.  ...  Recently, many researchers showed that Radar, hyperspectral, and multispectral satellite images can be used to enhance the status of archaeological environments in order to detect subsurface remains.  ...  Special thanks giving to National Authority for Remote sensing and Space science (NARSS) for funding the satellite data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi6110378 fatcat:tey6w2tiazdcjfu2uaua5lf3fe

Changes in land cover, rainfall and stream flow in Upper Gilgel Abbay catchment, Blue Nile basin – Ethiopia

T. H. M. Rientjes, A. T. Haile, E. Kebede, C. M. M. Mannaerts, E. Habib, T. S. Steenhuis
2011 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
In this study we evaluated changes in land cover and rainfall in the Upper Gilgel Abbay catchment in the Upper Blue Nile basin and how changes affected stream flow in terms of annual flow, high flows and  ...  By use of a change detection procedure, three periods were identified for which changes in rainfall and stream flow were analyzed.  ...  We also acknowledge the Ethiopian Meteorological Agency and the Ethiopian Ministry of Water Resources for their support by supplying the time series data for rainfall and stream flow.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-15-1979-2011 fatcat:wmovbtffvvaufmxuapvwfqvcyi

Land Cover Dynamics Since the 1950s in Chemoga Watershed, Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

Woldeamlak Bewket
2002 Mountain Research and Development  
to the Blue Nile.  ...  Keywords: Land cover changes; remote sensing; afforestation; Ethiopia.  ...  . wbewket@yahoo.com AC K N OW L E D G M E N T S I thank the Remote Sensing Department, Ethiopian Mapping Authority, for technical assistance in the interpretation of the remotely sensed images.  ... 
doi:10.1659/0276-4741(2002)022[0263:lcdsti]2.0.co;2 fatcat:ikskqffhufepvgi5yzkz475wla

Assessing land use and land cover change detection using remote sensing in the Lake Tana Basin, Northwest Ethiopia

Dires Tewabe, Temesgen Fentahun, Fei Li
2020 Cogent Environmental Science  
Land use land cover (LULC) change detection based on remote sensing data is an important source of information for various decision support systems.  ...  To identify land cover changes detection; remote sensing data, satellite imagery and image processing techniques had done within three dates of 1986, 2002 and 2018 using Land sat TM 30 m resolution images  ...  Materials and methods Description of the study area Lake Tana is the source of the Blue Nile River and the lake covers 3,060 km 2 at elevation 1,786 masl.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311843.2020.1778998 fatcat:za4nmeymwjb2pivy74djgmsaze

A Probabilistic Assessment of Soil Erosion Susceptibility in a Head Catchment of the Jemma Basin, Ethiopian Highlands

Mariaelena Cama, Calogero Schillaci, Jan Kropáček, Volker Hochschild, Alberto Bosino, Michael Märker
2020 Geosciences  
The Meskay catchment is a head catchment of the Jemma Basin draining into the Blue Nile (Central Ethiopia) and is characterized by high relief energy.  ...  The independent variables were derived from a set of spatial attributes describing the lithology, terrain, and land cover based on remote sensing data and DEMs.  ...  Blue Nile).  ... 
doi:10.3390/geosciences10070248 fatcat:4zfrxxjh4bffbaspqqz6jjkzjq

Dams Safety: Review of Satellite Remote Sensing Applications to Dams and Reservoirs

Nasrat Adamo, Nadhir Al-Ansari, Sabah Hussain Ali, Jan Laue, Sven Knutsson
2020 Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering  
A brief history of satellite remote sensing is given in this review but the bulk of it is devoted to the scientific satellites launched into orbit and their sensors tracking, and presenting changes in  ...  Remote sensing is the collection and interpretation of information of an object, area or phenomenon by a recording device that is not in physical or intimate contact with the object or phenomenon under  ...  The rainfall records at 17 daily rainfall stations, distributed in and around the basin, were utilized to account for the distribution of rainfall.  ... 
doi:10.47260/jesge/1119 fatcat:w5yxj6qhhnclnnwxogb2wc3igu

Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Water Hyacinth and Its Linkage with Lake-Level Fluctuation: Lake Tana, a Sub-Humid Region of the Ethiopian Highlands

Minychl G. Dersseh, Seifu A. Tilahun, Abeyou W. Worqlul, Mamaru A. Moges, Wubneh B. Abebe, Demesew A. Mihret, Assefa M. Melesse
2020 Water  
The annual mean maximum spatial values of the NDVI were in the range of 0.27 and 0.47.  ...  Water hyacinth originated from the Amazon Basin and has expanded to other parts of the world since the 1800s.  ...  and monitoring of the study site.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12051435 fatcat:ii7o74uotfaynhw2z3ginn4odu

On the Exploitation of Remote Sensing Technologies for the Monitoring of Coastal and River Delta Regions

Qing Zhao, Jiayi Pan, Adam Thomas Devlin, Maochuan Tang, Chengfang Yao, Virginia Zamparelli, Francesco Falabella, Antonio Pepe
2022 Remote Sensing  
This paper presents an overview of the current stage of remote sensing approaches employed to study coastal and delta river regions.  ...  Remote sensing technologies are extensively applied to prevent, monitor, and forecast hazardous risk conditions in the present-day global climate change era.  ...  River Delta Regions through Novel and Integrated Remote Sensing Approaches (GREENISH)".  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14102384 fatcat:ljjkcth3unfhfdjo6nfrwsrgme
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