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Effect of Landscape and Climate on Water Sustainability

Asadullah, Muhammad Ajmal, Arshad Ali

Vol. 9, Issue 03, PP. 77-80, March 2022


Keywords: Landscape, sustainability, precipitation , drought, Barren land

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Climate changes and monitoring landscape is a better interpretation of water used for human life around the world. In order to maximize optimal water use, it is important to study future scenarios of weather conditions. This research assessed the impact of landscape and climate change on water sustainability in the study area. Landscape changes of selected areas from 1988 to 2018 were analyzed and climate changes and drought conditions of the study area were determined. Runoff and groundwater changes were estimated using the Soil Conservation Services curve number. The landscape results show that in the study area between 1988 and 2018, barren land and built-up land increased while water bodies and vegetation cover decreased. The Mann-Kendall test shows a continuously decreasing trend in precipitation, indicates an increase in drought periods, caused more severe and extreme droughts in the last decade (2008-2018).

  1. Asad Ullah,, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, 25120, Pakistan.
  2. Muhammad Ajmal, , Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, 25120, Pakistan.
  3. Arshad Ali, , Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, 25120, Pakistan.

Asadullah Muhammad Ajmal Arshad Ali Effect of Landscape and Climate for Water Sustainability International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 9 Issue 03 PP. 85-88 March 2022.

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