Nile Delta: Recent Geological Evolution and Human Impact

@article{Stanley1993NileDR,
  title={Nile Delta: Recent Geological Evolution and Human Impact},
  author={Daniel Jean Stanley and Andrew G. Warne},
  journal={Science},
  year={1993},
  volume={260},
  pages={628 - 634}
}
Few countries in the world are as dependent on water from a single source as Egypt. The natural Nile cycle of flow and sediment discharge has been disrupted by human intervention, including closure of the High Aswan Dam; this intervention has resulted in a series of responses that now threaten the northern Nile delta. Erosion, salinization, and pollution are inducing a marked decline in agricultural productivity and loss of land and coastal lagoons at a time when the population is expanding… Expand
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