News Update on Dam Construction Research: Oct – 2019

Posted on October 9, 2019Categories Earth Science, ENVIRONMENT, GeographyTags , , ,   Leave a comment on News Update on Dam Construction Research: Oct – 2019

A global boom in hydropower dam construction Human population growth, economic development, climate change, and the need to close the electricity access gap have stimulated the search for new sources of renewable energy. In response to this need, major new initiatives in hydropower development are now under way. At least 3,700 major dams, each with a capacity of more than 1 MW, are either planned or under construction, primarily in countries with emerging economies. These dams are predicted to increase … Continue reading “News Update on Dam Construction Research: Oct – 2019”

Latest Research on River Basin: Oct – 2019

Posted on October 4, 2019October 4, 2019Categories Earth Science, ENVIRONMENT, GeographyTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Latest Research on River Basin: Oct – 2019

Measuring the total economic value of restoring ecosystem services in an impaired river basin: results from a contingent valuation survey Five system services that would be restored  on a 45-mile section of the Platte River were delineated  to respondents employing a building block approach developed by associate degree knowledge domain team. These system services were dilution of waste matter, natural purification of water, erosion management, surroundings for fish and life, and recreation. Households were asked a divided alternative temperament to … Continue reading “Latest Research on River Basin: Oct – 2019”