Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources

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1. (a) Location of Uganda; (b) location of the basin within the weathered land surfaces of Uganda (Taylor & Howard, 1999a); and (c) map of the catchment drainage system showing gauging stations. Precambrian crystalline rocks including gneisses, schists, phyllites and granites. The River Mitano flows in a north-westerly direction from upland areas, 2500 m above mean sea level (mamsl) in the south of the catchment, to the depression (graben) containing Lake Edward (975 mamsl) in the western arm of the East African Rift (Fig.

7 mm, with an offset in timing of peak recharge, likely due to inaccuracy of the GLDAS in this area. Recharge simulation results show good agreement between the timing and magnitude of the mean monthly simulated recharge and the regional mean monthly storage anomaly hydrograph generated from all monitoring wells. Annual recharge is projected to decrease by 8% for areas with luvisols and by 11% for areas with nitosols. Given this potential reduction in groundwater recharge, there may be added stress placed on an already stressed resource.

Are mostly ferric luvisols; although gleyic luvisols, ferric acrisols, eutric nitosols and lithosols are also present (Food and Agricultural Organization 2003). Both the Birimian and Sandstone Plateau units form fractured aquifer systems that may be unconfined or semi-confined. The aquifer systems generally consist of a shallow aquifer (formed in the laterite) that overlies a deeper fractured rock aquifer. The shallow aquifers typically have a high porosity yet limited permeability due to the clay content of the laterite.

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