volume-09-Issue 1 (2017)

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Modelling Water Demand and Efficient Use in Mbagathi Sub-Catchment Using Weap

SWES, volume-09, Issue 1 (2017) , PP 49 - 57

Published: 03 Apr 2017

by J. Nyika, G.N. Karuku, and R. N. Onwonga from Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya

Abstract: Water systems have complex component interactions necessitating development and evaluation of management amidst uncertainties of climate and constrain read more...

Keywords: water problems, necessitating development, evaluation of management, climate and constrained natural resources

Modelling and Prediction of Gully Initiation in the University of Benin Using the Gultem Dynamic Model

SWES, volume-09, Issue 1 (2017) , PP 41 - 47

Published: 06 Mar 2017

by N. Kayode-Ojo, J. O. Ehiorobo, and N.M. Uzoukwu from Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria

Abstract: For a very long period of time there was environmental equilibrium between rainfall and soil erosion in the University of Benin until man's interventi read more...

Keywords: Environmental equilibrium, Gully erosion, Network models, GULTEM Dynamic Model.

The Performance Analysis of Effluent Treatment Plants (ETPs) of Different Industries in Chittagong City

SWES, volume-09, Issue 1 (2017) , PP 29 - 40

Published: 20 Feb 2017

by Ohidul Alam, Sarkar Imran Wahid, Mohammed Kamal Hossain, Milan Kumar Chakraborty from Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences (IFES), University of Chittagong, Chittagong – 4331, Bangladesh, School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), Shanghai 200237, P.R. China, Chemical Department, Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA), Chittagong, Banglades

Abstract: The study was executed at Kalurghat industrial area to determine the efficiency of ETPs by testing different physicochemical parameters. Results revea read more...

Keywords: Effluents, ETP, Efficiency, Environment, Industry, and Pollution.

Calibration and Validation Of Swat For Sub-Hourly Time Steps Using Swat-Cup

SWES, volume-09, Issue 1 (2017) , PP 21 - 27

Published: 20 Feb 2017

by Sa’d Shannak from Postdoctoral Researcher, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M AgriLife, Dallas, Texas

Abstract: SWAT is a semi-distributed, lumped parameter, continuous time model that simulates hydrology and water quality in watersheds. Traditionally, the model read more...

Keywords: Sub-hourly, SWAT, SWAT-CUP, SUFI-2, Uncertainty, Hydrological Modelling

The Effects of Cloud Model Initialization on Sulfate Chemistry Transport and Wet Deposition over Macedonia

SWES, volume-09, Issue 1 (2017) , PP 09 - 20

Published: 06 Feb 2017

by Vlado Spiridonov, and Mladjen Curic from Institute of Physics, St Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia, Institute of Meteorology, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Abstract: We examine sulfate production and wet deposition over a rural location in Macedonia using a cloud chemistry model and ground-based measurements. The r read more...

Keywords: Cloud-chemistry model, WRF initialization, sulfate aerosol, wet deposition, acid precipitation

Remote Sensing Based Water Surface Extraction and Change Detection in the Central Rift Valley Region of Ethiopia

SWES, volume-09, Issue 1 (2017) , PP 01 - 07

Published: 16 Jan 2017

by Amare Sisay from School of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia

Abstract: Recent advancements in water indices techniques and the availability of multi-temporal and multi-spectral imageries, has made the task of extracting a read more...

Keywords: Change Detection, Remote Sensing, surface water extraction, Water indices, Lake Abjata, Lake Shala, Lake Langano.