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East African Sahel

Course 1 team quantifies the impacts of irrigation

A CEE team investigated the impacts of large-scale cropland irrigation on rainfall patterns in the East African Sahel around the Gezira Irrigation Scheme. The researchers – Associate Department Head Elfatih Eltahir, Research Affiliate Ross Alter, and […]

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Quantifying the impacts of large-scale irrigation on rainfall

Kelsey Damrad Civil and Environmental Engineering A new study describes how irrigation development modifies local and regional climate. With approximately 70 percent of all freshwater consumption worldwide used for agriculture, the reliance on large-scale irrigation development […]

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