Department: ZEF C

2010

Nyarko, B.K., D.K. Essumang, M.J. Eghan, B. Reichert, N. van de Giesen and P.L.G. Vlek.  2010.  Use of isotopes to study floodplain and wetland and river flow interaction in the White River Volta Basin, Ghana.  Isotopes in Environmental Health Studies , 46   : 91-106   .
Nyarko, Benjamin Kofi.  2010.  Floodplain.  In: Warf, B (eds.): Encyclopedia of Geography . Thousand Oaks , CA : Sage Publications .   1128-1133 . 
OBERKIRCHER, L.  2010.  Water Scarcity and the Lifeworld. The Challenge of Perceiving Creeping Disasters.  Forum der Geoökologie, 21(2)   : 26-29   . Further Information
Rudenko I., and Lamers J.P.A.  2010.  Virtual water saves prized liquid asset. Concept raisesawareness about dwindling resource in arid region.  VOICES, 23   : 18-19   . Further Information
Rudenko, I. and J.P.A Lamers.  2010.  The Aral Sea: An Ecological Disaster. Case Study 8-6.  In: Pinstrup-Andersen, P. and F. Cheng (eds.): Food Policy for Developing Countries: Case Studies.   14.  Further Information
Schmitt CB, Denich M, Demissew S, Friis I & Boehmer HJ.  2010.  Floristic diversity in fragmented Afromontane rainforests: Altitudinal variation and conservation importance.  Applied Vegetation Science, 13   : 291-304   .
Schmitt CB, Senbeta F, Denich D, Preisinger H & Boehmer HJ.  2010.  Wild coffee management and plant diversity in the montane rainforest of southwestern Ethiopia.  African Journal of Ecology, 48 (1)   : 78–86   . Further Information
Schmitt, C.B.; Denich, M., Demissew, S., Friis, I., Boehmer, H.J..  2010.  Floristic diversity in fragmented Afromontane rainforests: Altitudinal variation and conservation importance.  Applied Vegetaion Science, 13 (3)   : 291-304   .
Schmitt, C.B.; Denich, M., Demissew, S., Friis, I., Böhmer, H.J..  2010.  Floristic diversity in fragmented Afromontane rainforests: Altitudinal variation and conservation importance..  Applied Vegetation Science , 13 (3)   : 291-304   .
Sepúlveda, A., M. Schluep, F. G. Renaud, M. Streicher, R. Kuehr, C. Hagelüken and A. C. Gerecke.  2010.  A review of the environmental fate and effects of hazardous substances released from electrical and electronic equipments during recycling: Examples from China and India.  Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 30: 28–41   . Download [PDF | 599.21KB]
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Tesfahunegn, G.B..  2010.  Tied ridging as insitu rainwater harvesting method for improving sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L., yield at Abergelle area, Tigray Regional State, Ethiopia.  LAP LAMBERT Academic publishing, Monograph. Saarbrücken, Germany. Further Information
Tsegay, D., S.R. Moe, P.O. Vedeld, E. Aynekulu.  2010.  Land-use/cover dynamics in arid and semi-arid rangelands of northern Afar, Ethiopia.  Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment, 139   : 174-180   . Download [PDF]
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Tsegaye D., R.M. Stein, P. Vedeld, E. Aynekulu.  2010.  Land-use/cover dynamics in Northern Afar rangelands.  Agriculture, ecosystems & environment, 139   : 174-180   .
Van der Giesen, N., J. Liebe and G. Jung.  2010.  Adapting to climate change in the Volta Basin, West Africa.  Current Science, 98 (8)   : 1033-1037   . Further Information
Vlek, L.G., Le, Q.B., Tamene, L.  2010.  Assessment of land degradation, its possible causes and threat to food security in sub-Saharan Africa.  In: Lal, R. and Stewart, B.A. (eds.): Soil Quality and Food Security. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA.   57-86. 

2009

Adwubi, A., B.K. Amegashie, W.A. Agyare, L. Tamene, S. Nii Odai, C. Quansah and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Assessing sediment inputs to small reservoirs in Upper East Region, Ghana.  Lakes & Reservoirs, 14   : 279-287   .
Bhaduri A., U.A. Amarasinghe and T. Shah.  2009.  Groundwater Expansion in Indian Agriculture:Past Trends and Future Opportunities.  Amarasinghe, U. A.; Shah, T.; Malik, R. P. S. (Eds.) India’s water future: Scenarios and issues.. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute..   Download [PDF]
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Conrad, C., G. Rücker, J.-P. Mund, M. Schmidt, H. Mehl.  2009.  Beiträge der Satellitenfernerkundung für ein nachhaltiges und grenzüberschreitendes Wassermanagement in Zentralasien.  In: Kramer M. (eds.): Integratives und nachhaltigkeitsorientiertes Wassermanagement. Kooperationspotenziale zwischen Deutschland und Zentralasien. Gabler/GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden.  
Denich, M.  2009.  Umweltprobleme in Entwicklungsländern.  In: Meyns, P (eds.): Handbuch Eine Welt – Entwicklung im globalen Wandel. Peter Hammer Verlag, Wuppertal.   202-210. 
Djumaeva, D., N. Djanibekov, P.L.G. Vlek, C. Martius and J.P.A. Lamers.  2009.  Options for optimizing dairy feed rations with foliage of trees grown in the irrigated drylands of Central Asia.  Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 5(5)   : 698-708   .
Djumaeva, D., N. Djanibekov, P.L.G. Vlek, C. Martius, C., J.P.A. Lamers.  2009.  Options for optimizing dairy feed rations with foliage of trees grown in the irrigated drylands of Central Asia. Research Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences.  Research Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 5 (5)   : 698-708   .
Fatondji, D. C. Martius, C.L. Bielders, S. Koala, P.L.G. Vlek, R. Zougmore.  2009.  Decomposition of organic amendment and nutrient release under the zai technique in the Sahel. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 85 (3)   : 225-239   .
Fatondji, D., C. Martius, C.L. Bielders, S. Koala, P.L.G. Vlek and R. Zougmore.  2009.  Decomposition of organic amendment and nutrient release under the zai technique in the Sahel.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 85(3)   : 225-239   .
Forkutsa, I., R. Sommer, Y.I. Shirokova, J.P.A. Lamers, K. Kienzler, B. Tischbein, C. Martius and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Modeling irrigated cotton with shallow groundwater in the Aral Sea Basin of Uzbekistan.  II. Soil salinity dynamics Irrig Sci, 27 (4)   : 319-330   .
Forkutsa, I., R. Sommer, Y.I. Shirokova, J.P.A. Lamers, K. Kienzler, B. Tischbein, C. Martius and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Modeling irrigated cotton with shallow groundwater in the Aral Sea Basin of Uzbekistan: I. Water dynamics.  Water dynamics Irrig Sci, 27 (4)   : 331-346   .
German, L., Villamor, G., Twine, E., Velarde, S., and B. Kidane.  2009.  Environmental service and the precautionary principle: using scenarios to reconcile conservation and livelihood objectives in upper catchments.  Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 28(3)   : 369-394   . Further Information
Herbst S., S. Benedikter, U. Koester, N. Phan, C. Berger, A. Rechenburg and T. Kistemann.  2009.  Perceptions of water, sanitation and health: a case study from the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.  Water Science & Technology, 60 (3)   : 699-707   .
Kaplan, M., F.G. Renaud and G. Lüchters.  2009.  Vulnerability assessment and protective effects of coastal vegetation during the 2004 Tsunami in Sri Lanka.  Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 9   : 1479-1494   . Further Information
Kasei, R., Diekkrüger, B. and Leemhuis, C.,.  2009.  Drought Frequency in the Volta Basin of West Africa..  Jour. Sustainability Science, 5:89–97   . Further Information
Kasina M., J. Mburu, M. Kraemer and K. Holm-Müller.  2009.  Economic benefit of crop pollination by bees: A case of Kakamega small-holder farming in western Kenya.  Journal of Economic Entomology, : 102 (2): 467-473   .
Kasina M., M. Kraemer, C. Martius and D. Wittmann.  2009.  Farmers’ Knowledge of Bees and their Natural History in Kakamega district, Kenya.  Journal of Apicultural Research, 48 (2)   : 126-133   .
Kasina M., M. Kraemer, C. Martius and D. Wittmann.  2009.  Diversity and Activity Density of Bees Visiting Crop Flowers in Kakamega, Western Kenya.  Journal of Apicultural Research, 48 (2)   : 134-139   .
Khamzina A., J.P.A. Lamers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Nitrogen fixation by Elaeagnus angustifolia L. in the reclamation of degraded croplands of Central Asia.  Tree Physiol., 29(6)   : 799-808   .
Khamzina, A., R. Sommer, J.P.A. Lamers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Transpiration and early growth of tree plantations established on degraded cropland over shallow saline groundwater table in northwest Uzbekistan.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 11   : 1865-1874   .
Laux, P., S. Wagner, A. Wagner, J. Jacobeit, A. Bárdossy, and H. Kunstmann.  2009.  Modelling daily precipitation features in the Volta Basin of West Africa.  International Journal of Climatology, 29 (7)   : 937-954   .
Mac Carthy, D.S., Sommer R. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Modeling the impacts of contrasting nutrient and residue management practices on grain yield of sorghum (Sorghum bicolour (L.) Moench) in a semi-arid region of Ghana using APSIM.  Field Crops Research, 113   : 105-115   .
Macusi, ES., and Rosario TL..  2009.  Morphological Characterization and Determination of the Total Alkaloid and Saponin Content of the 15 Accessions of Bittergourd (Momordica charantia L.).  The Philippine Journal of Crop Science, Vol. 34 No. 3   : 21-32   .
Matthews J.H., Wickel, A.J.  2009.  Embracing uncertainty in freshwater climate change adaptation: a natural history approach.  Climate and Development , 1 (3)   : 269-279   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Matthews, J.H., Aldous, A. and Wickel, A.J.  2009.  Managing Water in a Shifting Climate.  Journal of the American Water Works Association, 101 (8)   : 28-29+99   . Further Information
Mc Carthy, D.S., R. Sommer and P.L.G. Vlek.  2009.  Modeling the impacts of contrasting nutrient and residue management practices on grain yield of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) in a semi-arid region of Ghana using APSIM.  Field Crops Res., 113 (2)   : 105-115   .