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[[Africa Groundwater Atlas Home | Africa Groundwater Atlas]] >> Resource Pages


This section provides background information and links to further resources on African groundwater and hydrogeology . Information on the standard datasets used in each section of the Atlas are provided, with references and links to the source of the data.
  This page is still being developed. Please check back soon for more information.


# [[Geography| Topography]]
# [[Climate |  Climate]]
# [[Surface water | Surface Water]]
# [[Soil | Soil]]
# [[Land cover | Land Cover]]
# [[Geology  | Geology]]
# Hydrogeology
## [[Aquifer properties | Aquifer Properties]]
## [[Groundwater quality issues | Groundwater Quality]]
## [[Recharge | Recharge]]
## [[Long term groundwater datasets | Long term Groundwater Datasets]]
# Groundwater Development
## [[Groundwater development techniques | Groundwater Development Techniques]]
## [[Groundwater development best practice | Groundwater Development Best Practices]]
# Groundwater Use and Management
## [[Groundwater use | Groundwater Use]]
## [[Groundwater management | Groundwater Management]]
## [[Transboundary aquifers | Transboundary Aquifers]]


==Information resources on groundwater in Africa==


[[Overview of Africa Groundwater Atlas | Africa Groundwater Atlas]] >> Additional Resources
This section provides more background information on many different aspects of groundwater and hydrogeology in Africa, and links to more detailed resources.


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===[[Supporting environmental information | Supporting geological and environmental information]]===
 
These pages have information on the geological and other environmental maps and graphs on the country pages: how they were developed, and links to original data sources.
 
:- [[Geography| Country boundaries and land surface elevation]]
 
:- [[Geology  | Geology]]
 
:- [[Climate | Climate]]
 
:- [[Land cover | Land cover]]
 
:- [[Soil | Soil]]
 
:- [[Surface water | Surface water]]
 
 
===[[Groundwater in Africa | Background on the hydrogeology of Africa]]===
 
:- [[Overview_of_Groundwater_in_Africa | An overview of groundwater in Africa]]
 
:- [[Aquifer properties | Aquifer properties]]
 
:- [[Recharge | Recharge]]
 
:- [[Groundwater quality in Africa | Groundwater quality]]
 
 
===[[Hydrogeology Maps Of Africa | OVerview of Groundwater and Hydrogeological Maps of Africa]]===
 
:- [[Hydrogeology Maps Of Africa | Groundwater and Hydrogeological maps of Africa]]
 
:- [[Africa Groundwater Atlas Hydrogeology Maps | The Africa Groundwater Atlas Country Hydrogeology Maps]]
 
 
===[[Developing groundwater resources | Developing groundwater resources]]===
 
:- [[Groundwater development techniques | Introduction to groundwater development procedures]]
 
:- [[Borehole Drilling | Borehole Drilling]], including professionalising drilling
 
:- [[Manual drilling | Manual drilling]]
 
:- [[Siting Boreholes | Siting Boreholes]]
 
:- [[Siting Boreholes:Reconnaissance | Siting Boreholes:Reconnaissance]]
 
:- [[Assessing Groundwater Source Yield |Assessing source yield]]
 
:- [[Assessing Water Quality | Assessing water quality]]
 
 
===[[Groundwater Management | Groundwater management]]===
 
:- [[Groundwater management organisations | Groundwater management organisations]]
 
:- [[Groundwater monitoring | Groundwater monitoring]]
 
:- [[Groundwater use | Groundwater use in Africa]]
 
===[[Key Groundwater Issues | Key groundwater issues]]===
 
:- [[Urban groundwater in Africa | Urban groundwater in Africa]]
 
:- [[Groundwater irrigation in Africa | Groundwater and irrigation in Africa]]
 
:-[[Transboundary aquifers | Transboundary aquifers]]
 
===Case studies===
 
:- A series of [[Case studies | '''case studies''']] that illustrate different groundwater understanding and management issues across Africa.
 
 
===[[Groundwater Data | Groundwater Data]]===
 
Information on and links to sources of groundwater data in Africa.
 
 
===[[Groundwater Research in Africa | Groundwater Research in Africa]]===
 
Information on key current and past groundwater research themes and projects in Africa.
 
 
===[[Groundwater Educational Resources | Educational Resources]]===
 
Information and resources to help explain groundwater issues and hydrogeology.
 
 
===[[Groundwater Organisations in Africa | Groundwater Organisations in Africa]]===
 
Links to some of the  many professional networks and organisations offer support to those working in groundwater and hydrogeology in Africa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 14:40, 4 March 2022

Africa Groundwater Atlas >> Resource Pages

 This page is still being developed. Please check back soon for more information.


Information resources on groundwater in Africa

This section provides more background information on many different aspects of groundwater and hydrogeology in Africa, and links to more detailed resources.


Supporting geological and environmental information

These pages have information on the geological and other environmental maps and graphs on the country pages: how they were developed, and links to original data sources.

- Country boundaries and land surface elevation
- Geology
- Climate
- Land cover
- Soil
- Surface water


Background on the hydrogeology of Africa

- An overview of groundwater in Africa
- Aquifer properties
- Recharge
- Groundwater quality


OVerview of Groundwater and Hydrogeological Maps of Africa

- Groundwater and Hydrogeological maps of Africa
- The Africa Groundwater Atlas Country Hydrogeology Maps


Developing groundwater resources

- Introduction to groundwater development procedures
- Borehole Drilling, including professionalising drilling
- Manual drilling
- Siting Boreholes
- Siting Boreholes:Reconnaissance
- Assessing source yield
- Assessing water quality


Groundwater management

- Groundwater management organisations
- Groundwater monitoring
- Groundwater use in Africa

Key groundwater issues

- Urban groundwater in Africa
- Groundwater and irrigation in Africa
- Transboundary aquifers

Case studies

- A series of case studies that illustrate different groundwater understanding and management issues across Africa.


Groundwater Data

Information on and links to sources of groundwater data in Africa.


Groundwater Research in Africa

Information on key current and past groundwater research themes and projects in Africa.


Educational Resources

Information and resources to help explain groundwater issues and hydrogeology.


Groundwater Organisations in Africa

Links to some of the many professional networks and organisations offer support to those working in groundwater and hydrogeology in Africa.




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