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Irrigation can affect the formation of rainfall, and thus induce a recycling of valuable water. The effect of irrigation on precipitation is the result of two opposing processes. Small scale irrigation may increase precipitation due to local precipitation triggering and basin scale moisture recycling. Large scale irrigation may decrease precipitation due to a shift in the monsoon flow. This thesis analyses the balance of such effects for the Indian part of the Ganges basin.
Prior to the defence a symposium is organised to discuss the effects that land may have on rainfall generation in a broader context. This will be 15 April , from 13-15hrs in FORUM C417, Wageningen University. > Read more
You are cordially invited to join either or both events!
Group: Wageningen University, Earth System Science and Climate Change
Promotor: Prof.dr. P. Kabat
Co-supervisor: Dr. R.W.A. Hutjes
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- The full text of this dissertation will become available in Wageningen Dissertation Abstracts after the PhD defense .
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