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Centre for Research on the Alpine Environment

The CREALP - Center for Research on the Alpine Environment - is a non-proit foundation based in Sion.

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Financial Risks of Climate Change

Executive Summary

This study makes several ground-breaking advances in the area of climate impact assessment by using state-of-the-art modelling techniques combined with...

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Aden City

Aden City

Aden City is the chief port of Yemen and is one of the largest natural harbors in the world with an area of about 70km² of sheltered water surrounded by Jebel Shamsan, Khoremakser, and...

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Yemen Sana'a Basin

Sana’a Basin

The Sana'a Basin is located in the Central Highlands of Yemen and includes the capital city of Sana'a. At an elevation ranging from 2,000 to 2,200m ASL, the basin is characterized...

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Yemen Sadah Basin

Sadah Basin

An intermountain basin, the Sadah Basin is situated in Yemen’s western highlands about 250km north of Sana’a as shown in Figure 3.1 below. The basin is characterized by sparse...

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Ghana Water

Water Resource Management

Despite the fact that Ghana has considerable surface and groundwater resources, water resources will be hit hard under climate change. Under a changed climate, lower...

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Key findings from Yemen NCAP Project

The key results and findings for the Yemen NCAP project are presented for each case study site following a brief overview of characteristics of each site. The discussion of key findings covers...

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Sustainable drainage

Cambridge Housing Society development of a small scale affordable housing development in Cambourne (35 dwellings, 1ha site). Sustainable drainage features included in design and...

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Using Indigenous Knowledge to Adapt to Climate Change in Bolivia

The flooding that devastated the Amazonian department of Beni in 2008 was the worst in at least fifty years, affecting 118,000 people and around three quarters of the total surface area of...

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Case Study: Ebro Delta

Ebro Delta from above

The Ebro delta is a good example of the vulnerability of Mediterranean deltaic environments to climate change, and the interactions between...

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EID Powerhouse

The EID Powerhouse Forebay provides hydropower and also regulates water for consumptive supply into El Dorado Irrigation District's Main canal

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