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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Integrated water resources assessment of Udaipur District

Research project Water resources in India are under increasing pressure due to increase in population, intensified agricultural production, changing food habits with growing income and industrial development, as well as pollution of the surface and subsurface waters. ... First year report During the initial phase of the project, it was realized that reliable discharge measurements are not available at the outlet of Udaipur district, which is the focus area of our project. In order to constraint the hydrological ...
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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 progress has been on the finalization of a journal publication on better quantification of boundary fluxes to the North China plain. The NCP groundwater flow model has been finalized and used for testing water management scena ...
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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 ... Extra midterm report Two field sites for detailed hydrogeological observations have been established at Mamadila and Kalkfontein in the Hout catchment. Seven monitoring wells are equipped for automated logging/monitoring of groundwater levels, gen ...
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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: 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 succesfully su ...
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