International Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

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Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Impact of Water Governance Regimes on Forage Characteristics and Soil Properties in Kajiado County, Kenya

    Stanley Jawuoro, Erick Omollo, Manei Naanyu, Danny Simatele, Consolata Muhindi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 27-35
    Received: Jul. 22, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 20, 2019
    Published: Dec. 20, 2019
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    Abstract: Water governance regimes have a profound effect on vegetation and soil attributes. This is because they directly impact on grazing patterns. Kenyan peri-urban drylands are grappling with climate change and variability, population spill-over from neighboring towns and cities and land degradation that put strain on water resources. Water demand there... Show More
  • A Comparative Analysis of Physicochemical Composition of Selected Spring Water in the Bale Eco-region, South East Ethiopia

    Getachew Meka, Alemayehu Wudneh

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 36-40
    Received: Jul. 02, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 26, 2019
    Published: Dec. 23, 2019
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    Abstract: Spring water chemical behaviors in various locations and environmental degradation are being among the most recent dynamic issues. In this study, spring water sources of the Rira and Burkitu streams of remote rural areas were considered as holy and healthy water by the local communities. However, the quality of the water is not yet analyzed and sti... Show More