On-going Researches

Research Activities of the Year (2014-2015)

No.

Title

Researcher

Directorate

1.

Evaluating CONCEPTS model in the Ethiopian Highlands, The case of Debere Mewi Watershed

 

 

HWM

2.

Enhancing Predictive Capability of A Parameter Efficient Distributed Hydrology and Sediment Model by Driving Physical Parameters Using GIS and Remote Sensing

 

HWM

3.

Reservoir Inflow Forecasting and Operational Planning in Tana Basin( Case Study of Lake Tana Beles Reservious

 

HWM

4.

Flash Flood Forecasting and Assessment of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Their Efficacy for the Tana Basin, Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

 

HWM

5.

Land Use Change Impacts at Upstream and Downstream of Koga River Watershed River, ETHIOPIA

 

HWM

6.

Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation in Limestone Area for Domestic Use at Household Level

 

HWM

7.

The Combined Effects of Land Cover Change and Climate Change on Catchment Hydrology of Gumara Watershed, Upper Blue Nile Basin

 

HWM

8.

Estimating Basin-Scale Hydraulic Parameters by Recession Flow Analysis in the Case of Lake Tana Basin

 

hwm

9.

Change Detection and Mapping of Susceptible Areas of Erosion in Gumara Catchment from Aerial Photographs Interpretation and Satellite Image Analysis, Tana Basin, Upper Blue Nile

 

hwm

10.

Satellite based investigation of precipitation measurement: feasibility study of Bahir Dar City and premises, Ethiopia

 Biazenlegn Solomon, Dr. Melisew Negussie, Tsegaye Kessa  HGD

New Research Activities of the year (2012 – 2013)

No.

Title

Researcher

Academic Program

1.

Hydrological and erosion modelling using semi –distributed water- balance model for lake tana sub-basin, ethiopia (case of gumera watershed)

Yiber asmare

 

Scwre

2.

Impact of climate change on stream flow and sediment yield of upper gilgel abay river catchment

Anwar assefa adem

Scwre

3.

Flooding and its impact in the lake tana_basin

Yalelet fenta

Scwre

4.

Impact of climate change variability on rainfall intensity-duration-frequency in abbay (upper blue nile) basin

Lakemariam yohannes

Scwre

5.

Regional flood frequency analysis of lake tana sub-basin.

Endager getenet

Scwre

6.

Change in catchemnt elements and their hydrologic impact in lake tana basin

Sileshie mesfin

Scwre

7.

Flood vulnereability risk assessement in bahirdar town ethiopia

Abate shiferaw (phd), amare sewenet, (phd)

Scwre

8.

Impact of land use dynamics on farmer`s livelihoods based on remote sensing and gis in the periphery of eastern lake tana, northwest ethiopia

Babiyew sibhat

Caes

9.

The impact of land use changes on climate change mitigation and socioeconomic parameters: the case of gumara wetland, amhara region, ethiopia.

Yohannes afework

Caes

10.

Water demand assessment and trends of growth in lake tana basin

Tilahun almaw

Caes

11.

Bird species abundance and their correlation with microclimate and habitat variables at lake tana: the case of yigande zegie p and gorgora wetlands, ethiopia

Shimelis aynalem etal.,

Caes

12.

Residual impact of floating water hyacinth (eichhornia crassipes ) and its impact on water quality in north eastern lake tana, ethiopia

banchiamlak getnet

 caes

13.

Comparative biological survey of varicorhinus beso in awash and blue nile river systems, ethiopia

Helen ameha

 

Caes

 

List of Ongoing Researches (2011 – 2013)

No.

Research Project

Research Component/ Research Activity

1.

Hydro Geological Investigation of Lake Tana Basin

 

Assessment of Hydrologic Interconnection between the Volcanic Aquifer and Arekie, Lomi and other nearby springs, Lake Tana Basin

2.

Assessment of Catchment processes and hydrological investigation of Tana Basin

 

Detecting land use/cover changes at Ifranz watershed by using GIS and Remote sensing

Reservoir Water and Sediment Balance of Koga Irrigation and Management project

3

Assessment of Drinking Water Qualities and Water Related Diseases In Urban And Peri-Urban Areas of The Lake Tana Basin

Assessment of Drinking Water Qualities And Water Related Diseases In Bahir Dar Town, Tana Basin

4.

Wetland management And Ecological Study Of Lake Tana Basin

 

Ecological effect of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) on waterfowls of Megech, Dirma and Rib River mouths at Lake Tana, Ethiopia

 

5.

Adapting Eco-Toilet in Bahir Dar And Peri-Urban Areas

 

Assment of Pollution effects of pit latrines On shallow wells in urban and peri-urban areas of Bahir Dar

Evaluation of Eco-friendly composting toilet in urban and peri-urban areas of Bahir Dar

6.

GIS Based Potential Assessment and Development Of Community Based Aquaculture in Rural and Peri-Urban Areas of Tana Basin

GIS Based Potential Assessment and Development of Community Based Aquaculture around Bahir Dar and Koga Area

7.

Institutional Analysis of common pool resources

Institutional analysis of Lake Tana: Development versus Conservation

8.

Hydrogeological and Ecological study of Lake Zengena

Florostic Diversity and Ecological Assessment of Zengena Lake Vegetation

Physico-chemical and biological investigation of high land crater Lake ;lake Zengena

Bathymetric study of high land crater Lake ;lake Zengena

Hydrogeological Investigation of high land crater Lake ;lake Zengena

Water balance study of high land crater Lake ;lake Zengena

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On-going Researches

On – Going Researches

Identification of runoff and Sediment source areas on Blue Nile highlands; Seifu A. Tilahun, Tammo Steenhuis

 

Potential of MODIS – Terra version 5 images to estimate lake surface area and water level retrieval; Essayas K. Ayana, Tammo Steenhuis

 

Assessing the potential of MODIS – Terra images to measure sediment inflow in to Lake Tana; Essayas K. Ayana, Tammo Steenhuis

 

An efficient semi – distributed hill slope erosion model, Seifu A. Tilahun, Tammo Steenhuis

 

An over view of management strategies for water supply services in the Ethiopian Highlands, Seifu A. Tilahun, Tammo Steenhuis

 

Evaluation of Soil & Water conservation measures in the Blue Nile using image based disturbance index (DI); Essayas K. Ayana, Seifu A. Tilahun, Amy S. Collick, Muhammad Elkamil, Muluken Lakachew, Tammo Steenhuis

 

Sediment and turbidity modeling of Lake Tana for biodiversity conservation; Essayas K. Ayana, Tammo Steenhuis

 

Impact of Land Cover on lake water turbidity in the Upper Blue Nile, Ethiopia; Essayas K. Ayana, Tammo Steenhuis