The Nile Delta

byAbdelazim M. Negm

Paperback | August 2, 2018

The Nile Delta by Abdelazim M. Negm
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This volume presents up-to-date research on the Nile Delta and discusses the challenges involved in and opportunities for improving its productivity. The topics addressed include: groundwater in the Nile Delta and its quality; the mapping of groundwater with remote sensing technologies; land degradation; salt-affected soils; on-farm irrigation; the remediation of agricultural drainage water for sustainable reuse; the use of satellite images to estimate the bathymetry of coastal lakes; the assessment of the Nile Delta coastal zone and its management; its sediment and water quality; and fishing ports, fish and fisheries. The book closes with a review of the latest findings on the Nile Delta and offers conclusions and recommendations for future research to fulfill the requirements for sustainable development. It provides a unique and topical resource for researchers, graduate students and policymakers alike.

Title:The Nile DeltaFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:537 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:537 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:August 2, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319858319

ISBN - 13:9783319858319

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Table of Contents

Delta Biography, Challenges and Opportunities.- Ancient Water Supply System in Tall Tanis Archaeological Area Northeastern Nile Delta Region, Egypt.- Nile and Groundwater Interaction in the Western Nile Delta, Egypt.- Mapping of Groundwater in Egypt Using RS/GIS: Case Studies, Areas Surrounding Nile Valley and its Delta.- GIS-Based Spatial Distribution of Groundwater Quality in the Western Nile Delta, Egypt.- Modeling of Fertilizer Transport Through Soil, Case Study: Nile Delta.- Groundwater Degradation and Remediation in the Nile Delta Aquifer.- Land Degradation in the Nile Delta.- Management of Salt-Affected Soils in the Nile 1 Delta.- Remediation of Agricultural Drainage Water for Sustainable Reuse On-Farm Water Management in the Nile Delta.- Sediment and Water Quality of the Nile Delta Estuaries.- Assessment of Nile Delta Coastal Zone Using Remote Sensing Protection Methods Against Sea Level Rise Caused by Climatic Change: Case Study of the Nile Delta Coastal Zones.- Estimation of Bathymetry Using High resolution Satellite Imagery: Case Study El-Burullus Lake, Northern Nile Delta.- Sustainability of Water Bodies of Northern Egyptian Lakes: Case Studies, Burrulus and Manzalla Lakes.- Assessment of Egyptian Fishing Ports Along the Coasts of the Nile Delta.- Fish and Fisheries in the Nile Delta.- The Nile Delta: Update, Conclusions and Recommendations.