Managed Aquifer Recharge in the North China Plain

Research project The long term objective of the project is to prepare experts and water managers in China with the best possible knowledge base in order to make informed decisions on large scale MAR implementation in the North China Plain (NCP) as a tool for alleviat ... Midterm report WP1) Two fully distributed surface water-groundwater models of the NCP and Baoding Plain have been developed and will in the latter part of the project form the basis for the MAR-scenario modelling. In addition, based on field data ...
Read more

Satellite EO for Flood and Drought Forecasting in China

Research project This project aims to exploit innovative satellite earth observation data products for operational flood and drought forecasting in China. The EU Copernicus programme and related satellite missions (NASA GRACE, GRACE-FO) provide spatially and temporal ... First year report Developed a workflow to extract surface water extent from synthetic aperture radar and optical images; to be applied at the national scale for China at 10 m spatial resolution. Developed a workflow for 1-km soil moist ...
Read more

Clean Shipping on Green Fuel

Research project This pilot project will be a big move towards the use of Dimethyl ether (DME) as a competitive and clean fuel alternative for the marine sector. Upcoming regulation of SOx, NOx, CO2 and the focus on soot emissions from the marine fleet is a challenge ... First year report A predictive model to predict stress on piston rings by DME combustion has been developed and is being evaluated. An optical accessible combustion chamber is being modified for DME injection. Sophisticated impeller design tools ...
Read more

Chinese drivers for African Development

Research project Development aid alone cannot finance Africa's development. Other external sources are needed. Important among these is foreign direct investment (FDI), which may fill a resource gap in Africa and at the same time generate local development via trans ...
Period: 2007-12-31 to 2011-12-30 Countries: China Zambia Lead institutions: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Roskilde University (RUC), Department of Society and Globalisation, Denmark Project code: 932-DIIS Total grant: 2,221,924 DKK
Read more

Outsourcing for development

Research project Traditionally the debate on outsourcing has focused on outsourcing to low cost locations seen from the perspective of OECD countries. Rarely has the mirror question been asked: What are the development effects of growing outsourcing to developing co ...
Read more