Numerical Morphodynamic Modelling of Keta Lagoon

Coastal Wetlands of Ghana
The Ghanaian coast is overlain with over 50 lagoons and wetlands, which among others, are important wintering sites for European birds. Types, location and size of the wetlands are inventorised....

Coastal Zone Management in Accra, Ghana
The coastal zone of the capital city of Ghana, Accra, is facing a critical stage in its evolution. In the newt 20 years, the population is expected to more than double from the presently...

Shoreline Erosion Along the East Coast of Ghana
Coastal erosion along the east coast of Ghana has been persistent within the Keta area since the beginning of the century and severe in the immediate fringes of the west of the Volta Estuary...

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...

A Baseline Study of Trace Metals in Marine Organisms from Ghana, West Africa
As part of the Joint FAO/IOC/WHO/IAEA/UNEP Project on monitoring of pollution in the marine environment of the West and Central African region, 279 samples representing 17 families and...

Coastal Erosion in Ghana: Causes, Patterns, Research Needs and Possible Solutions
The pattern of coastal erosion in Ghana is described. The causes for spatial differences in the erosional rates on the shoreline are identified as coming from a combination of natural...

Combating Coastal Pollution in Ghana
Studies conducted along the Gulf of Guinea in Ghana have shown that the coastal environment in some places is polluted. Efforts made to combat this problem have so far not been effective...

The Fish and Fisheries of the Amansuri Wetlands: A Coastal Blackwater System (abstract)
The Amansuri wetlands is a blackwater ecosystem situated on the southwestern coast of Ghana. It covers an area of 75 Km 2 which can be divided by vegetation into four ecological zones....

Evaluation of Small Hydropower Sites in Ghana, Africa
Six potential small sites and one mini site under construction were visited. Two additional potential sites were identified from map studies. Flow duration studies indicated that with...

 

 

 

 

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