Optimizing Road Development for Groundwater Recharge and Retention (NERC grant NE/L001934/1)

Dataset description

Data files and reports from NERC grant NE/L001934/1, Optimizing Road Development for Groundwater Recharge and Retention. 1. Optimizing Intensified Runoff from Roads for Supplemental Irrigation: Tigray Region, Ethiopia MSc Thesis by Meseret Dawit Teweldebrihan 2. Reconnaisance Report: Potentials of water harvesting from road catchments: the case of Freweign-Hawzien-Abreha Weatsbeha route, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia 3. Reconnaissance Report for Water harvesting from roads in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: Practices, Opportunities and Design Considerations 4. Reconnaissance Report Road development and gully erosion in Ethiopia: Towards the design of multifunctional roads to harvest water 5. Where does the water flow? Roads runoff, soil erosion, groundwater, livelihoods and poverty alleviation in Tigray, Ethiopia

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Dataset details

Author(s) Frank van Steenbergen
Principal Investigator(s) Frank van Steenbergen
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format Not available
Storage format Not available
Frequency of update not applicable
Start of capture {ts '2013-07-15 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2014-10-31 00:00:00'} 31st October 2014
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Topic category code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
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Spatial details
Spatial Reference System Geographical, topographical or geological place names and locations, including postal address
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : 39.62
East boundary  : 14.06
South boundary : 39.37
West boundary  : 13.77
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 26th July 2018
Metadata standard compliance NERC profile of ISO19115:2003
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