Special Issue on Assessment of Water Balance in the Savè Catchment (Benin, West Africa)

Submission Deadline: Jan. 10, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Bintul Huda
      Water Resources Management Centre, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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    • Paolo Beccarelli
      Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham , Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK
    • Fatemeh Rezaeifar
      Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA
    • Mohammadamin Torabi
      Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, USA
    • Muhammet Akpınar
      Department of Civil Engineering, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    • Heriansyah Putra
      Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bogor Agricultural University , Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
  • Introduction

    This study deals with the management In the Catchment Area. The objective of this paper is to assess the water balance in the Catchment Area from inflow and outflow. A better knowledge of this water balance will allow reducing, in the short, medium and long term, water shortages due to climate change. It will also allow facing the water needs of the populations. The water balance was used as an approach to estimate the water input to the watershed and output for water requirements such as irrigation, electric power, and raw water. Its application derives from the conservation principle of water volumes. The results will give the difference between inflow and outflow along catchment area and sub catchment area. The climate change along one year will give impact for water availability in the river. Climate change will be influenced by dry and rain season in one year. Dry season can give the water availability is low and rain season can give high. These two conditions will impact for inflow and outflow in the water balance. The water balance analysis will give the solution for stakeholder and government with one important objective in the water resource management especially in utilization water resources. Utilization water resources is to maintain water availability from drought and water control from rainy.

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Inflow
    2. Outflow
    3. Catchment Area
    4. Climate
    5. Rainfall
    6. Water Resource

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.wateroceanscience.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

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