Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Versus Aswan High Dam

A View from Egypt

  • Abdelazim M. Negm
  • Sommer Abdel-Fattah

Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 79)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Abdelazim Negm, Mohamed Elsahabi, Mohamed Salman Tayie
    Pages 3-17
  3. Nader Noureldeen Mohamed
    Pages 53-72
  4. Mohamed Helmy Elsanabary, Abdelkader T. Ahmed
    Pages 75-93
  5. Abbas M. Sharaky, Khaled H. Hamed, Ahmed B. Mohamed
    Pages 119-148
  6. Ahmed H. Soliman, Alaa El Zawahry, Hesham Bekhit
    Pages 149-171
  7. Abdelazim Negm, Mohamed Elsahabi, Mohamed Abdel-Nasser, Karar Mahmoud, Kamal Ali
    Pages 271-327
  8. Abbas M. Sharaky, Hossam H. Elewa, Alaa M. Kasem
    Pages 519-557
  9. Abbas M. Sharaky, Hossam H. Elewa, Alaa M. Kasem
    Pages 587-587
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 589-594

About this book


This unique volume discusses various aspects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Aswan High Dam (AHD) including their positive and negative impacts. It presents up-to-date research findings by Egyptian scientists and researchers covering several interesting hot topics under the following main themes:

·       Major impacts of GERD compared with the AHD

·       Environmental impacts of the AHD

·       Modeling scenarios investigating the impacts of GERD on the AHD and downstream

·       Environmental and social impacts of GERD on Egypt

·       Status and assessment of the sediment of the AHD reservoir and modeling the impacts of GERD on Lake Nubia sediment accumulation

·       Proposed scenarios for maximizing the benefits of the AHD reservoir

·       International aspects of GERD and the AHD

The volume also offers a set of conclusions and recommendations to optimize the cooperation between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia. It appeals to postgraduate students, researchers, scientists, professionals and policy planners.


GERD Nile river Congo river GERD break analysis Hydropolitics Egypt Integrated water resources management

Editors and affiliations

  • Abdelazim M. Negm
    • 1
  • Sommer Abdel-Fattah
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringZagazig UniversityZagazigEgypt
  2. 2.McMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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