All articles for the topic: hydrology

The Andes

Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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The Climate-Cryosphere-Water Nexus in Central Asia

This nexus brief explores the interactions between changes in the cryosphere due to climate change and the consequences for water resources and hazard management in Central Asia.

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Risks and options from new lakes in the Andes of Peru

This study has been conducted in the framework of the SDC’s ‘Glacier Project+’ highlighting both potential risks and options from shrinking glaciers and growing lakes in the Southern Andes of Peru.

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Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombian Landscape. Photo courtesy of Marisa Escobar

Rios del Paramo al Valle

Colombia's water resources management institutions need to evaluate water supply,...

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PARA-Agua - Quilca-Chili

The Quilca-Chili basin analysis is part of the Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience - Agua (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" project in Latin America.

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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PARA-Agua - Chinchina

Colombia Paramo. Photo curtesy of Marisa Escobar.

Robust Decision Support in the Chinchiná Basin

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "...

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Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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River

Sustainable Riparian Management

This article showcases a Cheviot Futures site that is investigating the benefits of managing a riparian zone in a multi-benefit sustainable manner.

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Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

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Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected...

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Developing agro-pastoral shade gardens as an adaptation strategy for poor rural communities in Djibouti

Djibouti has an arid and semi-desert climate, which makes it highly sensitive to drought and water scarcity. Unless adequate action is quickly taken to reduce Djibouti’s vulnerability to...

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Impacts of Climate Change on the Urban Plan of Quy Nhon City

Dr. Michael DiGregorio and Mr. Huynh Cao Van undertook a study of the role of urbanization in increasing the severity of a 2009 flood in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. By interviewing...

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Mainstreaming EbA in Tanzania

Tanzania

Tanzania hosts a variety of ecosystems, including mountain, drylands, wetlands, coastal and marine ecosystems. These ecosystems directly support the livelihoods of many Tanzanians...

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Borana Drought Adaptation

This paper is based on the field research conducted in the Borana area of Southern Ethiopia during April to June 2011 and addresses interactions between droughts, pastoralism, and...

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Vulnerable communities

Indigenous knowledge and practices were investigated in the local communities that have been severely affected by the impacts of climate change in recent years in Bac Kan province. The...

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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

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Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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Enhancing adaptive capacity in rural Uganda

 

People in the Gogonyo Sub County are vulnerable to drought, floods and unreliable rainfall. Within the communities here, 67% live below the poverty line and over 80% depend on...

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Malawi farming communities adapting

 

The target group is the socio economically poor community in Traditional Authority Tengani, in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi, who are predominantly farmers and very vulnerable to...

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Hoveringham flood

Creating a resilient community refuge for flood events, UK

This case study describes how the community living in the village of Hoveringham identified an opportunity to increase resilience by improving their village hall so that it can be used as a flood refuge.

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Sustainable urban drainage in new housing estate, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable drainage

Sustainable drainage in Cambridgeshire

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bishop wood

Biodiversity

This case study describes restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam.

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Using Indigenous Knowledge to Adapt to Climate Change in Bolivia

The flooding that devastated the Amazonian department of Beni in 2008 was the worst in at least fifty years, affecting 118,000 people and around three quarters of the total surface area of...

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Vulnerable communities adapting to floods in Kenya

The changing climatic scenarios in the Lake Victoria basin, extreme climatic events including floods ravage the livelihoods of communities in Kano plains. In the past, long rains were mainly...

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