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Special study on sediment discharge and Its consequences (SedSS)
(United Nations Development Programme/Global Environment Facility (UNDP/GEF), 1999)
Lake Tanganyika is among Zambia's important fisheries which require protection from adverse impacts. Sedimentation is one of the threats to Lake Tanganyika's biodiversity. This is because deposition of sediment clogs streams ...
Problems of sedimentation in small dams in Zambia
(Human Impact on Erosion and Sedimentation, 1997)
An inventory of small dams in Zambia and the results of a preliminary analysis of sediment loads for rivers and reservoirs are reported. A regression approach was used to determine relationships between drainage area and ...
Rainfall variability, drought and implications of its impacts on Zambia, 1886-1996
The theory of runs was used in the investigation of frequency of occurrence, duration, magnitude and severity of drought in 46 districts of Zambia, 1886-1996. The 30-year "normal" rainfall was used as the threshold for ...
Occurence , severity and magnitude of hydrological drought in Zambia :impacts and implications
Persistent occurrence of drought under increasing water supply demands for municipalities and agriculture, and under increased threat of global warming, requires increased understanding of drought characteristics and ...