More information:

Klemm, O., Schemenauer, R.S., Lummerich, A., Cereceda, P., Marzol, V., Corell, D., van Heerden, J., Reinhard, D., Gherezghiher, T., Olivier, J., Osses, P., Sarsour, J., Frost, E., Estrela, M.J., Valiente, J.A. and Fessehaye, G.M. 2012. Fog as a Fresh-Water Resource: Overview and Perspectives. AMBIO, 41(3): 221–234


Description:

Fog as a Fresh-Water Resource: Overview and Perspectives.

Summary / Notes:

The collection of fog water is a simple andrnsustainable technology to obtain fresh water for afforestation, gardening, and as a drinking water source for human and animal consumption. In regions where fresh water isrnsparse and fog frequently occurs, it is feasible to set up arnpassive mesh system for fog water collection. The mesh is directly exposed to the atmosphere, and the foggy air is pushed through the mesh by the wind. Fog droplets are deposited on the mesh, combine to form larger droplets, and run down passing into a storage tank. Fog water collection rates vary dramatically from site to site but yearly averages from 3 to 10 l m-2 of mesh per day are typical of operational projects. The scope of this article is to Review fog collection projects worldwide, to analyze factors of success, and to evaluate the prospects of this technology. Keywords: Fog collection, Large fog collector, Standard fog collector, Sustainability, Water resource.

Year: 2012

Type: Journal Article

Download: Fog as a Fresh_Water Resource_ Overview and Perspectives_2012.pdf (735 kb)

Preview: Preview this file


Top 50 related results:

You may also be interested in the following items which are on a similar or related topic, listed in order of similarity.

Results per page:

Results: 1 to 50 of 50

To FILTER: Use the pale green row to filter the results on this page. Type in text or select from the year list.

Rows matching filter(s): All
What is this row? 
Data titleYearOriginFile typeDownloadkml/kmz
Mukuti, O.M., Henschel, J., Kolb, H., Mtuleni, V.P., Sitiketa, V. and Shanyengana, E.S. 1998. Testing fog collectors in the Namib Desert
  » More info & related results
1998DRFN DLIBReport189 kb pdf
Preview
von Durckheim, K. 2010. Overview Report pertaining to the Okavango Basin and the Upper Zambezi Basin
  » More info & related results
2010 Report1.35 mb pdf
Preview
Metago Environmental Engineers. 2009. Environmental Impact Assessment report for the proposed expansion project at Langer Heinrich Mine. Prepared for: Langer Heinrich Uranium (Pty) Limited. Metago Project Number: L016-01, Report No. 2, August 2009 - Appendix F: Surface waterstudy: Flood assessments for the Gawib River at Langer Heinrich Uranium Mine
  » More info & related results
2008 Report3.04 mb pdf
Preview
Day, J.A. 1997. The status of freshwater resources in Namibia. Research Discussion Paper No 22, Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia
  » More info & related results
1997Ministry of Environment and TourismResearch Discussion Paper3.92 mb pdf
Preview
MacDonald, A.M., Bonsor, H.C., Dochartaigh, B.E.O. and Taylor, R.G. 2012. Quantitative maps of groundwater resources in Africa. Environmental Research Letters, 7
  » More info & related results
2012 Report1.11 mb pdf
Preview
Shanyengana, E.S., Henschel, J.R., Seely, M.K and Sanderson, R.D. 2002. Exploring fog as a supplementary water source in Namibia. Atmospheric Research, 64(1-4): 251 – 259
  » More info & related results
2002DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Shanyengana, E.S., Sanderson, R.D., Seely, M.K. and Schemenauer, R.S. 2003. Testing greenhouse shade nets in collection of fog for water supply. Journal of Water Supply, Research and Technology-Aqua, 52: 237-241
  » More info & related results
2003DRFN DLIBJournal Article805 kb pdf
Preview
Furey, S.G. 1998. Fogwater Harvesting for Community Water Supply. Silsoe College, Water Management, MSc Infrastructure Engineering (Community Water Supply option) 1997-98
  » More info & related results
1998 Thesis225 kb pdf
Preview
Seely, M.K. and Henschel, J.R. 1998. The climatology of Namib fog. In Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Fog anf Fog Collection, Vancouver, Canada, 19-24 July 1998
  » More info & related results
1998DRFN DLIBPresentation309 kb pdf
Preview
Hellwig, D.H.R. 1968. Water resources of the Namib Desert between Lüderitzbucht and Walvis Bay - a preliminary investigation. Water Research in S.W.A., Windhoek, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
  » More info & related results
1968DRFN DLIBReport945 kb pdf
Preview
Seely, M.K. 1979. Irregular fog as a water source for desert dune beetles. Oecologia, 42(2): 213-227
  » More info & related results
1979 Journal Article
Tolzmann, J. 2014. Gobabeb FogNet - Monitoring the lifeblood of the Namib: fog. Gobabeb Times, 9(2): 7
  » More info & related results
2014 Journal Article329 kb pdf
Preview
Oldewage, W.H. and Shafir, A. 1991. First record of Limnocnida tanganjicae, a freshwater medusa, from Caprivi, Namibia. Madoqua, 18(1): 41-47
  » More info & related results
1991 Journal Article2.09 mb pdf
Preview
Eckardt, F.D. and Schemenauer, R.S. 1998. The Chemistry of Namib Desert Fog in Comparison with Coastal Desert Fog of Chile and Oman 187-190. Conference on fog and fog collection, Vancouver, Canada, 19-24 July 1998
  » More info & related results
1998 Report100 kb pdf
Preview
Hamutoko, J.T., Wanke, H. and Voigt, H.J. 2016. Estimation of groundwater vulnerability to pollution based on DRASTIC in the Niipele sub-basin of the Cuvelai Etosha Basin, Namibia. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, 93: 46-54
  » More info & related results
2016 Journal Article
Shanyengana, E.S. 1997. Gobabeb Training and Research Centre programme: appropriate technology for arid lands. Desert Research foundation of Namibia. B. study, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
1997DRFN DLIBReport48.21 mb pdf
Preview
Mtụlenj, V., Henschel, J.R. and Seely, M.K. 1998. Evaluation of Fog-Harvesting Potential in Namibia. Conference on Fog and Fog Collection, Vancouver, Canada, 19-24 July 1998, pages 179-182
  » More info & related results
1998 Report187 kb pdf
Preview
Soderberg, K., Henschel, J., Billmark, K., Swap, R. and Macko, S. 2010. Multiple stable isotope tracers of fog use by Namib Desert plants. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12: EGU2010-7683
  » More info & related results
2010 Journal Article51 kb pdf
Preview
Macko, S.A., Soderberg, K., Henschel, J., Billmark, K. and Swap, R.J. 2010. Linking fog water use by plants in the coastal Namib Desert to carbon and nitrogen cycles along aridity gradients. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009, abstract #B51A-0291
  » More info & related results
2010 Report
Soderberg, K., Henschel, J. and Macko, S.A. 2008. Effects of aridity and fog deposition on C3/CAM Photosynthesis and N-cycling in Welwitschia mirabilis. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2008, abstract #B23C-0439
  » More info & related results
2008 Report
Soderberg, K., Henschel, J. and Macko, S.A. 2009. Water isotopes and the ecohydrology of fog in the Central Namib Desert: Initial results. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-1315, 2009 EGU General Assembly
  » More info & related results
2009 Report132 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J., Beysens, D., Milimouk, I., Muselli, M., Heusinkveld, B. and Jacobs, A. 2007. Dew occurrence and collection in Gobabeb, Central Namib Desert. Fourth International Conference on Fog and Fog Collection, 2007, City of la Serena, Chile
  » More info & related results
2007 Report1.08 mb pdf
Preview
LCE and SCE. 2015. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. EoI 1/18/2 – 02/2011. A pre-feasibility study into: The Augmentation of Water Supply to the Central Area of Namibia and the Cuvelai. Presentation from the first public participation meeting in Windhoek on 24 July 2015
  » More info & related results
2015 Presentation4.07 mb pdf
Preview
LCE and SCE. 2015. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. EoI 1/18/2 – 02/2011. A pre-feasibility study into: The Augmentation of Water Supply to the Central Area of Namibia and the Cuvelai. Presentation from the first public participation meeting in Rundu on 21 July 2015
  » More info & related results
2015 Report4.39 mb pdf
Preview
AECOM. 2014. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. EoI 1/18/2 – 02/2011. A pre-feasibility study into: The Augmentation of Water Supply to the Central Area of Namibia and the Cuvelai. Water resources yield assessment of the Kunene River and drought assessment
  » More info & related results
2014 Report1.47 mb pdf
Preview
SST and SAIEA. 2013. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. EoI 1/18/2 – 02/2011. A pre-feasibility study into: The augmentation of water supply to the central area of Namibia and the Cuvelai. Environmental and Social Inception Report: Technical Portion. 30 April 2013
  » More info & related results
2013 Report433 kb pdf
Preview
Potential water use of lodges in Namibia: A contribution to the development of the Kavango–Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area Student research program 2015/09/19 – 2015/10/04, Project Report
  » More info & related results
2015 Report5.29 mb pdf
Preview
DWA. 1991. Perspective on Water Affairs. Department of Water Affairs, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
1991 Report2.79 mb pdf
Preview
Soderberg, K., Swap, R.J. and Macko, S. A. 2009. Fog-aerosol interactions in the coastal Namib Desert. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009, abstract id. A51D-0138
  » More info & related results
2009 Report
Gottlieb, T.R. 2017. The contribution of fog to the moisture and nutritional supply of Arthraerua leubnitziae in the central Namib Desert, Namibia. MSc Thesis, Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town
  » More info & related results
2017 Thesis4.66 mb pdf
Preview
Simmons, R.E., Cordes, I. and Braby, R. 1998. Latitudinal trends, population size, and habitat preferences of the Damara Tern Sterna balaenarum on Namibia's desert coast. Ibis, 140(3): 439-445
  » More info & related results
1998Bibliography compiled by Bird Database ProjectJournal Article
Mendelsohn, J. and el Obeid, S. 2003. Kavango Sand and Water: A profile of the Kavango Region. Chapter 9 - Limits: whose land?, pages 110-120
  » More info & related results
2003RAISONBook, Book Section, Booklet2.1 mb pdf
Preview
Mendelsohn, J. and el Obeid, S. 2004. Okavango River - The Flow of a Lifeline. Chapter 7 - People: change and motion, pages 124-135
  » More info & related results
2004RAISONBook, Book Section, Booklet1.94 mb pdf
Preview
Burke, A. 2004. Range management systems in arid Namibia - what can livestock numbers tell us? Journal of Arid Environments, 59(2): 387-408
  » More info & related results
2004 Journal Article
Dinter, I. and Haas, K. 2008. Epicuticular wax and anatomical features of Arthraerua leubnitziae (Kuntze) Schinz (Amaranthaceae) related to the ecological conditions in the Namib Desert. Dinteria, 30: 1-18
  » More info & related results
2008Namibia Scientific SocietyJournal Article1.76 mb pdf
Preview
Simmons, R.E. and Kemper, J. 2003. Cave breeding by African Penguins near the northern extreme of their range: Sylvia Hill, Namibia. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology, 74(3-4): 217-221
  » More info & related results
2003 Journal Article357 kb pdf
Preview
Amoomo, H., Elago, P., Gaseb, N., Hoveka, V., Khairabes, M., Mbangula, E., Muharukua, V., Mukuya, S., Ndjeula, H., Shinedima, R. and Zaaruka, B. 2000. SDP 8 - Determining a water reserve for the Kuiseb River
  » More info & related results
2000DRFN DLIBReport5.96 mb pdf
Preview
Eckardt, F.D., Soderberg, K., Coop, L.J., Muller, A.A., Vickeryd, K.J., Grandin, R.D., Jack, C., Kapalanga, T.S. and Henschel, J. 2013. The nature of moisture at Gobabeb, in the central Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, 93: 7–19
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article
Tjikurunda, H. 2002. Productivity of camel thorn (Acacia erioloba) and Ana tree (Acacia albida) species and the factors that may limit maximum production: an index. Nature Conservation. Polytechnic of Namibia. Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2000DRFN DLIBReport6.86 mb pdf
Preview
Day, J. 1997. Comprehensive Assessment of Environmental Problems and Opportunities for USAID Intervention in Namibia - Status of freshwater resources. United States Agency for International Development
  » More info & related results
1997 Report6.75 mb pdf
Preview
Livingstone, I. 2003. A twenty-one-year record of surface change on a Namib linear dune. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 28(9): 1025–1031
  » More info & related results
2003 Journal Article
Irish, J. 2009. Biological characterisation of the Orange-Fish River Basin, Namibia. Report produced for the Ephemeral River Basins in Southern Africa (ERB) Project, Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN): Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2009 Report3.24 mb pdf
Preview
Giess, W. 1981. Die in der Zentralen Namib von Südwestafrika/Namibia festgestellten Pflanzenarten und ihre Biotope. Dinteria, 15: 13-71
  » More info & related results
1981Namibia Scientific SocietyJournal Article10.77 mb pdf
Preview
Day, J.A. 1990. Environmental correlates of aquatic faunal distribution in the Namib Desert. In: Seely, M.K. (ed). Namib Ecology. 25 years of Namib Research. Transvaal Museum Monograph, 7: 99-107
  » More info & related results
1990 Journal Article4.66 mb pdf
Preview
Lawrence, R.F. 1962. Solifuges, scorpions and Chilopoda of the Namib Desert. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 10: 213-222
  » More info & related results
1962 Journal Article1.44 mb pdf
Preview
Phemelo, M. 2005. The distribution of height and trunk diameter of different tree species in relation to the main river channel as a potential indicator for age of trees in the Kuiseb River
  » More info & related results
2005DRFN DLIBReport1.31 mb pdf
Preview
Harmse, J.T. 1980. Die noordwaartse begrensing van die duinsee van die sentrale Namib langs die benede-Kuiseb. Ph. D., Stellenbosch, University of Stellenbosch
  » More info & related results
1980DRFN DLIBThesis145.55 mb pdf
Preview
Hauptfleisch, M. 2017. Greater Sossusvlei Namib Landscape (GSNL): Tracking ungulate movements (Newsletter 4). Namibia University of Science and Technology
  » More info & related results
2017 Report2.34 mb pdf
Preview
LCE and SCE. 2015. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. EoI 1/18/2 – 02/2011. A pre-feasibility study into: The Augmentation of Water Supply to the Central Area of Namibia and the Cuvelai. Part I: Central area of Namibia. Part II: Cuvelai area of Namibia. Project update: enfineering component, 16 September 2015
  » More info & related results
2015 Report2.41 mb pdf
Preview
Burke, A. 2017. New plant distribution records for southern Namibia. Bothalia, 47(1): a2251. https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v47i1.2251
  » More info & related results
2017 Journal Article4.99 mb pdf
Preview

» Links to useful free software for working with shapefiles, kml and kmz files, pdf files and more.