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FLOODS RISKS IN THE MFOUNDI UPSTREAM DRAINAGE BASIN IN YAOUNDE: A RESPONSE TO CLIMATIC MODIFICATIONS OR TO HUMAN IMPACTS?
Located at 217 km of the estuary of the Wouri, the city of Yaounde is exposed to seismic risks, to mass movement and mainly to flood risks. From 1980 to 2008, 128 floods have been counted and causedExpand
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Seasonality in diabetes in Yaounde, Cameroon: a relation with precipitation and temperature
BackgroundDiabetes is a growing health concern in developing countries, with Cameroon population having an estimated 6% affected. Of note, hospital attendees appear to be increasing all over theExpand
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Contribution of Geographic Information Systems for the Mapping of Flooding Factors in Yaoundé: The Case Study of Mfoundi Upstream Watershed
Abstract Built on a hilly relief, the city of Yaoundé is exposed to flooding since three decades. They caused human, material and environmental damages. Efficient management of this phenomenon byExpand
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Variabilité intrasaisonnière des précipitations et de leur distribution : impacts sur le développement du couvert végétal dans le Nord du Cameroun (1982-2002)
La variabilite intrasaisonniere des precipitations (P) dans le Nord-Cameroun (6 N-13 N et 11 E-16 E) est etudiee a partir des donnees journalieres d’une vingtaine de stations, ainsi que leur relationExpand
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Climate of Central Africa: past, present and future
Albeit some improvement, climates and paleoclimates in Central Africa are still unsufficiently known.This uncomplete knowledge results from the lack of local data, the disperse networks of past andExpand
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Climatic and demographic determinants of vegetation cover in northern Cameroon
The objective of the study was to evaluate the spatio-temporal impacts of seasonal rainfall and urban population growth on the variations in normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) in northExpand
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Climat de l'Afrique centrale : passé, présent et futur
Malgré de grandes avancées au cours des vingt dernières années, les climats et les paléoclimats de l’Afrique centrale sont encore insuffisamment connus. Cette situation est liée au manque de donnéesExpand
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Perception of Climate Variability along the Slopes of Mount Bamboutos, West Cameroon
This study analyzes the impact of current climate variability on the southern slope of the Mount Bamboutos. Our objective is to contribute to the knowledge in the domain of climate variability inExpand
Constraints Related to the Application of the REDD+ Mechanism in a Context of Community Forest Management: Cameroonian Experience as a Congo Basin Country Cases
In order to implement REDD+ for the benefit of forest populations, this article studies the potentialities of the management system of the Covimof community forest (Molombo, Okékat and FaékéléExpand