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Title: Assessing impacts of climate change on Lake Victoria Basin, Africa
Authors: Phoon, Syin Y.
Shamseldin, Asaad Y.
Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: PHOON, S.Y. ... et al, 2004. Assessing impacts of climate change on Lake Victoria Basin, Africa. IN: Godfrey, S. (ed). People-centred approaches to water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 30th WEDC International Conference, Vientiane, Laos, 25-29 October 2004, pp. 392-397.
Abstract: The Nile River is mainly sourced by the Lake Victoria basin catchment. Potable water is vital in this region. Greenhouse gases induced climate change is believed to affect the water resources system leading to alteration in planning and management. Previous studies had been carried out in focus on the pollution, fisheries, wetland of the Lake Victoria basin, while limited research in view of the effects of climate change on hydrological regime. In view of the importance of water in that region, assessing the potential climate change impacts is necessary. Factors such as downscaling of climate scenarios obtain from general circulation models and climate scenarios should be taken into consideration.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/30346
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