Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark

Managed aquifer recharge in South Africa (MARSA)

Research project Existing freshwater resources are threatened by overexploitation due to population growth, urbanisation, and climate change and many regions experience water shortage. South Africa is a water-scarce country and during the 2017-19 Southern African dro ...
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Building climate-resilience into basin water management

Research project 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 (WRM). Climate change (C ... First-year report: The project has started reviewing past work on climate analysis, hydrology, groundwater, land-use/-cover, economic valuation of ecosystem services, water resources governance and climate change policies in Ghana, with special foc ...
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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 ...
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Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa

Research project 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 en ... Midterm report Two sites for detailed hydrogeological observations have been established. New and existing wells have been equipped for automated monitoring of groundwater levels. The monitoring wells are generating data on focused recharge when t ...
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Ground Water Development and Sustainable Agriculture

Research project 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 q ... Midterm report : Progress made: 1. 4 PhD students are being trained by the project; 3 have submitted their theses and have now passed their respective vivas; the fourth will submit by the end of October 2020. A stable isotope analyzer, a fie ...
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Analysis and modeling of Geological Basins in Vietnam – GEUS2 – Phase 3

Research project 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 coo ... 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 Pet ...
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Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture – and Adaptation Strategies in Tanzania (CLIVET)

Research project 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 t ... 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, which were all succ ...
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Arsenic contamination of groundwater in the Red River Delta in Vietnam, VietAs Phase II

Research project 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 ...
Period: 2008-08-31 to 2012-12-29 Countries: Vietnam Lead institutions: Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Denmark Hanoi University of Mining and Geology (HUMG), Vietnam Hanoi University of Science (HUS), Vietnam Project code: 75-08-GEUS Total grant: 8,334,000 DKK
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