Tag Archive | climate change

Leaf mass per area and nitrogen content in cork oak (Quercus suber L.) under a range of climatic stress (drought and temperature stress) – JBES

Cork oakTlili Nesrine, Ennajah Amel, Rachid Loukehaich, Youssef Ammari

National Institute for Research in Rural Engineering, Water and Forests (INRGREF), Tunis. Tunisia

Université Ibn Tofail.Faculté des sciences.Laboratoires de botanique et de Protection des Plantes, Kenitra, Maroc, Tunisia

Key words: Cork oak (Quercus suber L.), climate change, kroumirie, relict areas, leaf mass per area, dendrometric parameters, nitrogen contents.

Abstract

The determination of the diversity of Cork oak tree (Quercus suber L. ) could be a key factor in understanding the response to climate change. This experiment was carried out on 16 stands of Cork oak. Two areas were identified: The Kroumirie and Relicts areas. Continue reading

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The study of climate change in Mazandaran Province using the limit indices of temperature and precipitation – JBES

Mazandaran,Razaghian Hadi, Shahedi Kaka, Haghshenas GatabiRahman Rahman Ali, Kheirollah Poor Saraee Ahmad

Department of Watershed Management Engineering Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University and Instructor, Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering, Payam Noor University and, 19395-4697, Tehran, Iran

Department of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Department, Sari University, Iran

Department of Natural Geography, Mazandaran Province Meteorological Department, Fourth Kilometers of Sari-Qaemshahr Road, Iran

Key words: Mazandaran, climate change, drought, SPI.

Abstract

In recent years, we could rarely find a day in which the mass media do not release news and reports about natural disasters such as intensive storms, flood, drought and their heavy damages to catchments and human’s environment. Continue reading

Evaluation of the effects of climate change on meteorological and hydrological parameters using climatic models and Mann – Kendall test (case study: Urmia Lake) – JBES

image-20160314-11267-w4g81tSomayeh Mahmoodi Khaneshan, Zabihollah Khani Temeliyeh, Hossein Rezaie

Graduated Master of Water Resources Engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

Graduated Master of Water Resources Engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

students (Candidate) in Water Resources Engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

Key words: Climate change, Urmia, Mann-Kendall, ANN, SDSM.

Abstract

Climate change and increase of global temperature are important environmental issues on which various studies have been conducted in recent years. This issue has a high importance due to environmental, economic and social impacts because, human activities are based on climate stability. Continue reading

Impact of climate change on cattle production and adaptation in the municipality of Banikoara in Benin – IJAAR

cattleS.Katé, P.V. Houndonougbo, U.P. Tougan, A. Tchobo, N. Gounou, O.J. Ogodja, B. Tinte, E. Ogouwale, S. Diarra, B.A. Sinsin

Institut National des Recherches agricoles du Bénin (INRAB), Republic of Benin

Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques de l’Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin

Ecole Polytechnique d’Abomey-Calavi de l’Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin

Ministère de l’Agriculture de l’Elevage et de la Pêche (MAEP), Republic of Benin

Faculté des Lettres, des Arts et des Sciences Humaines de l’Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin

Université du Mali/Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliquée de Katibougou, Republic of Mali

Key words: Banikoara, Benin, climate change, cattle, farming.

Abstract

This study aims to determine the composition of cattle herds, the perception of cattle breeders on climate changes and adaptation means used in the municipality of Banikoara in Benin. It appears that 69-85% of cattle breeders are from Fulani ethnic group. Continue reading