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The Nile River

  • Abdelazim M. Negm
  • Provides detailed insights into the requirements for the sustainable development of the Nile River

  • A comprehensive review

  • Appeals to environmental managers, scientists and policymakers


Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 56)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Nader Noureldeen Mohamed
    Pages 1-32
  3. Abdelazim M. Negm, Tarek Abdel-Aziz, Mohamed Nassar, Ismail Fathy
    Pages 35-55
  4. M. Elshemy, G. Meon
    Pages 105-143
  5. Abdelazim Negm, Mohamed Elsahabi, Reham El-Sayed, Neama Abd El-Basset, Shenouda Ghaly, Kamal Ali
    Pages 147-169
  6. Abbas Sharaky, Talaat Salem, Ayman Abdel Aal
    Pages 207-238
  7. Abdelazim Negm, Tarek M. Abdel-Aziz, Mohamed N. Salem, Wessam Yousef
    Pages 239-257
  8. Abdelazim Negm, Saleh Mesbah, Tarek Abdelaziz, Omar Makboul
    Pages 259-274
  9. Ali Masria, Abdelazim Negm, Moheb Iskander
    Pages 275-302
  10. Mostafa Mohamed El-Sheekh
    Pages 357-385
  11. Abdel-Fattah M. El-Sayed
    Pages 387-412
  12. Nader Noureldeen Mohamed
    Pages 467-501
  13. Alaa El din M. Elzawahry, Hesham Bekhit M. Bekhit
    Pages 503-529

About this book


This volume offers up-to-date and comprehensive information on various aspects of the Nile River, which is the main source of water in Egypt. The respective chapters examine the Nile journey; the Aswan High Dam Reservoir; morphology and sediment quality of the Nile; threats to biodiversity; fish and fisheries; rain-fed agriculture, rainfall data, and fluctuations in rainfall; the impact of climate change; and hydropolitics and legal aspects. The book closes with a concise summary of the conclusions and recommendations provided in the preceding chapters, and discusses the requirements for the sustainable development of the Nile River and potential ways to transform conflicts into cooperation. Accordingly, it offers an invaluable source of information for researchers, graduate students and policymakers alike.


Nile basin Nile ecosystem Water pollution Water quality Water resources Aswan High Dam Reservoir Sediment quality Rainfall data Hydropolitics Sustaniable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Abdelazim M. Negm
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringZagazig University ZagazigEgypt

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