Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Building climate-resilience into basin water management

Project summary Anthropogenic activities including illegal and uncontrolled mining and logging have seriously degraded the landscapes of many river basins in West Africa posing significant challenges to sustainable water resources management (WR ...

Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa

Groundwater is an increasingly important source of water supply for agriculture, households, and industry. With population growth and increasing climate variability, this water resource plays an increasingly important role in South Africa (RSA) to e ... First-year report: (1) To improve the understanding of the hydrogeological conditions in typical geological settings and farming communities in SA, exemplified by the Hout/Sand river catchment in Limpopo Province.
(2) To develop an int ...

Managed Aquifer Recharge in the North China Plain

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 allevia ... First-year report: WP1: Most work in WP1 on regional scale modelling has focused on the use of satellite remote sensing techniques to estimate the actual evapotranspiration in the NCP. This has resulted in a unique gridded dataset on monthly ...

Ground Water Development and Sustainable Agriculture

This project will strengthen research capacity in Ghana on hydrogeological research and develop an improved understanding of the groundwater resources in the White Volta Basin in Northern Ghana. A groundwater flow model will be developed to support ... Midterm report 2017: Four PhD students have been recruited and are jointly supervised by Northern and Southern Researchers; A conceptual framework of the hydrogeology has been developed and a 3D steady state model has been developed based on ...

Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture – and Adaptation Strategies in Tanzania (CLIVET)

Objectives: The overall objective is to contribute to the knowledge and capabilities of Tanzania to encounter the impacts of climate change and to develop best strategies to adapt to these changes, particularly as they relate to water resources and ... Completion Report - Summary:

2014 has had two main activities: The Final International conference held in Sept. 2014 in Dar es Salaam, with participation of app. 50 invitational scientists. The submission of the 3 PhD thesis's, whic ...

Analysis and modeling of Geological Basins in Vietnam – GEUS2 – Phase 3

Oil and gas constitute an important sector in Vietnamese society. About 20 per cent of national revenue is generated by oil and gas and this sector employs many Vietnamese. In October 2009, GEUS started phase 3, the final consolidation phase of a co ... Annual Report 2013: Oil & Gas constitute an important sector in Vietnamese society employing many people and generating ca. 20 % of national revenue. Phase 3, the consolidation phase of a cooperation project between GEUS and VPI -Vietnam ...

Arsenic contamination of groundwater in the Red River Delta in Vietnam, VietAs Phase II

The use of groundwater for drinking water has been promoted by DANIDA and other aid organisations in both Vietnam and Bangladesh. Unfortunately it was discovered that the groundwater in these countries may contain far too much arsenic, leading to ma ... Project Completion Report: The overall objective of the VietAs project has been to strengthen the research capacity in water resources planning and management in Vietnam. Project partners have been: Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Han ...

Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture – and Adaptation Strategies in Tanzania (CLIVET)

Objectives: The overall objective is to contribute to the knowledge and capabilities of Tanzania to encounter the impacts of climate change and to develop best strategies to adapt to these changes, particularly as they relate to water resources and ...
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