Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2753

Table of Content: 15 February, 2017; 12(3)

February 2017

Groundwater resilience to climate change in the Eastern Dead Sea Basin – Jordan

Pumping of 82 MCM/yr from Mujib Basin (Eastern Dead Sea), coupled with the 54 MCM/yr recharge rate, has led to diminished groundwater levels and dramatically affects ecosystem services. Climate change compounds these issues by reducing recharge and increasing the ecosystem’s hydrological demand. This paper investigates groundwater resilience to climatic changes in Mujib Basin by modeling resilience for the years...

Author(s): Marwan Alraggad, Bart Johnsen-Harris, Ahmad Shdaifat, Moh`d Kotaiba Abugazleh and Arwa Hamaideh