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Statistical analysis to detect climate change and its implications on water resources

Shanmugasundram, Sithranjan (2012) Statistical analysis to detect climate change and its implications on water resources. Research Master thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Climate change has affected diverse physical and biological systems worldwide. The impact of climate change on water resources is one of the most important. Even though the world’s water resources are rapidly deteriorating due to the combined effects of climate change, population growth and fast urban development, climate change has been posing new challenges to water resources managers. Uncertainty of the climatic pattern is a major challenge for water authorities to formulate effective water management policies according to the prevailing and future climatic conditions.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master thesis)
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M. Eng.

Uncontrolled Keywords: detecting climate change, water-supply, water management, environmental forecasts, hydrology, temperature analysis, water measurement, trend detection, Yarra River catchment, climatic trends, rainfall patterns, river basins, Victoria
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2012 00:29
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:59
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21305
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