Sea-Level Rise in Senegal: Impacts and Responses
The potential impacts and responses of sea-level rise on the coastline of Senegal are analyzed with an emphasis on regional distribution. Impacts include loss of land and the economic...

Morphology and Current Dynamic of the Coast of Togo
The Togolese coast, flat and fifty km long, is made of two generations of beach ridges, separated from the sedimentary coastal basin, of the Tertiary age, by a continuous system of lagoons....

Pelagic Fisheries of Senegal: State of Stocks, Management Options, Policy Constraints and the Role of Subsidies

Can Statistical Methods Help to Forecast Drought?
Relationships have been developed between rainfall in eastern Australia and both southern oscillation (SO) and sea surface temperatures (SSTs), and between rainfall in Ghana, West Africa...

Practical Experience in the Probabilistic Based Management of Large Water Resources Systems
Probabilistic tools to assist with the management of large water resource systems in South Africa were developed and applied during the last decade. Acceptance today is not only due to...

Orange River—System Analysis
The Orange River drains the largest basin in Africa south of the Zambezi with a total catchment area of approximately 1 million km2. Due to the increasing...

Linear Pertubation Model: An Application to Tanzanian Catchments
Floods are still a problem to many countries in the world todate. Floods do cause damage to property and sometimes loss to human life. Flood control measures by structural and non-structural...

A New Look at the Potential of Hygroscopic Seeding in Summertime Convective Clouds
Hygroscopic seeding was conducted in the sixties and early seventies in the USA, but since then, most cloud seeding efforts have used glaciogenic seeding materials, usually silver iodide...

Development Strategies for Botswana's Okavango Delta
This paper contrasts two different development strategies for the Okavango Delta - the Government of Botswana's Southern Okavango Integrated Water Development Project and an IUCN-proposed...

Model Study of Local Scour Downstream Bridge Piers
A deep scour hole downstream of a large circular pier has been developed at Imbaba bridge, which is considered one of the major bridges across the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt. At that location...

Evaluation of a Large Aggregate Asphaltic Layer in an Airside Pavement
A new analytical method of designing large aggregate asphalt mixes (LAM) was used to design a thick asphalt base layer for an aircraft taxiway. The results of an analysis on the material...

Architectural Integration of APM Systems at Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is a major airport located near Rome at Fiumicino, Italy. This location has made it a popular destination for terminating flights, as well as a...

Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport APM Systems
The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at Fumicino near Rome has grown significantly over the past ten years and this is expected to continue. FCO is well located to serve as...

Coastlines of Western Africa
This proceeding, the Coastlines of Western Africa, contains papers presented at COASTAL ZONE 93, the Eighth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean...

Life in Lesotho

South Africa at the Crossroads
With the provisional decision to hold its first democratic elections in 1944, South Africa has reached the most crucial moment in its history, one on which its economic and social development...

Egypt's Real-Time Water Management
The challenge and complexity of efficiently managing the distribution of the 55 billion m that Egypt draws from the Nile every year has prompted the country's Ministry of...

Potentials of Fish Resources and Utilization in the Artisanal and Industrial Fisheries of Nigeria
The paper highlights the nature and potentials of fish resources in coastal waters of Nigeria. The Nigerian fishing industry consists of two major sectors namely artisanal and domestic...

Monitoring of Microbial Pollution in the Lagos (Coastal) Lagoon, Nigeria
Lagos Lagoon, the largest coastal lagoon in West Africa covers an area of about 208 square kilometres. Its only opening to the sea is through the Commodore Channel which serves as the...

Pelagic Fisheries of Senegal: State of Stocks, Management Options, Policy Constraints and the Role of Subsidies
After a global presentation of the Senegalese pelagic distribution of the fish stocks, this article analyzes the effects of financial support programs in the industry. The suitability...

 

 

 

 

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