Research Reports

Becht, R. (2007). Environmental Effects of the Floricultural Industry on the Lake Naivasha Basin. ITC. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Becht, R., F. Mwango and F. Armstrong Muno (2006). Groundwater links between Kenyan Rift Valley lakes. ITC.  Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Becht, R. and J. R. Nyaoro (2006). The influence of groundwater on lake-water management: the Naivasha Case. ITC.  Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Becht, R., E. O. Odada and S. Higgins (2005). Lake Naivasha : experience and lessons learned brief. In: Lake basin management initiative : Experience and lessons learned briefs. including the final report: Managing lakes and basins for sustainable use, a report for lake basin managers and stakeholders. Kusatsu : International Lake Environment Committe Foundation (ILEC), 2005. pp. 277-298. [full text]

Girma, A. and D. G. Rossiter (2001). Soil Investigations on the Sulmac Farm, Naivasha, Kenya. ITC, Soil Science Division.  Enschede, the Netherlands. [full text]

Girma, A., D. G. Rossiter, W. Siderius and R. Henneman (2001). Soils of the Lake Naivasha Area, Kenya Summary of investigations 1997-2000. ITC, Soil Science Division.  Enschede, the Netherlands. [full text]

Mekonnen, M. M. and A. Y. Hoekstra (2010). Mitigating the water footprint of export cut flowers from the Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya. UNESCO-IHE. Delft, the Netherlands. [full text]

Williams, A. (2007). Comparative Study of Cut Roses for the British Market Produced in Kenya and the Netherlands. Cranfield University. Bedford, UK. [full text]

 

MSc and BSc theses:

Abdelati, S. (2002). Design of an information system to support soil degradation mapping and monitoring in lake Naivasha area (Kenya). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Abdulahi, B. H. (1999). Surface water - groundwater interaction. Lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Adu-Nsiah, M. (1998). Habitat and bio-diversity mapping of the wetlands of lake Naivasha, Kenya using RS and GIS: A study on the distribution of the african fish eagle and hippopotamus. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Agustina, S. R. (2008). Land Use/Farming System and Livelihood Changes in the Upper Catchment of Lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ahammad, S. (2001). Economy versus Environment: how a system with RS & GIS can assisst in decisions for water resource management, a case study in the Lake Naivasha, Central Rift Valley Province, Kenya ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ahmed, A. (1999). Estimating lake evaporation using meteorological data & remote sensing. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Al-Sabbagh, M. (2001). Surface runoff modelling using GIS and remote sensing: case study in Malewa catchment, Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Alemseged, T. (2002). Explaining satelite-derived actual evapotranspiration patterns in homogeneously cropped large fields. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Alfarra, A. (2004). Modelling water Resource management in Lake Naivasha. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Armstrong, M. F. (2002). Water balance of the southern Kenya rift valley lakes. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Arwa, D. O. (2001). GIS Based Rainfall – Runoff Model for the Turasha Sub Catchment Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Bekalo, D. J. (2011). Relating land, people and environment in Lake Naivasha's watershed, Kenya. University of Twente Faculty of Geo-Information and Earth Observation ITC. thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Bemigisha, J. R. (1998). An assessment of the spatial and temporal distribution of a papyrus swamp: the application of Remote Sensing, GIS, and a Decision Support System for the monitoring and management of the wetland vegetation of Lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Bernard, M. S. (2008). Simulation of maize production using a pixel based weather generator: Case of Lake Naivasha catchment. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Bezu, T. B. (2001). Building a soil information system for multi source data integration (A case study in Lake Naivasha area, Kenya). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Bhandari, A. K. (2005). Study to assess accurate spatial rainfall data in lake naivasha basin kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Bijleveld, N. (2010). Challenges and Opportunities for REDD at Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Vrije Universiteit. MSc thesis.Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [full text]

Boix Fayos, C. (2002). Competition over Water Resources: Analysis and Mapping of Water-Related Conflicts in the Catchment of Lake Naivasha (Kenya). ITC. thesis. Enschede. [full text]

Bolaños, F. J. B. (2001). Building a dynamic water quality evaluation system for lake Naivasha exploration in the use of DMS. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Boonstra, M. (2010). Sustaining and enlarging the Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) program in the Naivasha Catchment: An analysis for developing sustainability mechanisms to sustain the PWS program. Vrije Universiteit. MSc thesis.Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [full text]

De Jong, T. (2011). Water abstraction survey in lake Naivasha basin, Kenya. Wageningen University. BSc. Internship thesis.Wageningen. [full text]

De Jong, T. (2011). Review on river water resource monitoring and allocation planning in the Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya. BSc. thesis. [full text]

De Silva, A. U. (1998). A preliminary study on the fate of agrochemicals in the vadose zone environment. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Donia, N. S. (1998). Integration of GIS and computer modelling to study the water quality of lake naivasha, central rift valley kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Dung, D. V. (2001). Evaluation of irrigation practice at farm level using GIS RS data and swap model: Case study at the lake Naivasha project, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Farah, H. O. (2001). Estimation of regional evaporation under different weather conditions from satellite and meteorological data: a case study in the Naivasha Basin, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Fathy, A. H., A. S. M. Gieske and A. M. J. Meijerink (1999). Time series analysis of NOAA VHRR images of lake Naivasha basin (Kenya). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Fauzia, I. (2008). Spatial information sharing to enhance local based management an analysis of Institutional aspect of Lake Naivasha as a Ramsar site. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ghawana, T. (2008). Flowering Economy of Naivasha: Impacts of Major Farming Systems on the Local Economy. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Girma, A. (2001). Soil survey to predict characteristics relevant to land management. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Gitonga, M. S. (1999). Study of long term waterbalance of lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Gonzalez, I. G. (2001). Peak runoff estimation of the unguaged area in Naivasha basin using the slope area method empirical formulas. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Graham, A. (1998). Groundwater recharge estimation of the Malewa catchmen Naivasha Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Gressando, Y. (1999). Application of geophysical techniques for groundwater investigation in lake Naivasha area, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Hagos, G. G. (2008). Strategies to increase water use efficiency of irrigated farm (South of Lake Naivasha, Kenya). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Hammouda, F. A. H. (1999). Time series analysis of NOAA-AVHRR composite images of lake Naivasha basin. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, THe Netherlands. [full text]

Hamududu, B. H. (1998). Erosion assessment for large basins using remote sensing and GIS. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Huatuco, L. D. H. (1998). Water availability assessment using multi-objective decision support system (MODSS): a study around Lake Naivasha, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Jolicoeur, J. L. C. (2000). Groundwater contamination potential of agriculture around Lake Naivasha: Comparison of five unsaturated soil zones models. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Kadupitya, H. K. (2002). Empirical Evaluation and Comparative Study of Use of Erosion Modelling in Small Catchments in Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Kibona, S. R. U. (2000). Temporal and spatial varation of groundwater level north of Lake Naivasha, Kenya (Analysed using Modflow). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Kwacha, J. C. P. H. (1998). Vulnerability of soils to change in agricultural use around Lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Kyuma, R. (2008). A dry season grazing reserves site selection model for drought management in the pastoral production systems. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Legese Reta, G. (2011). Groundwater and lake water balance of lake Naivasha using 3 - D transient groundwater model. University of Twente Faculty of Geo-Information and Earth Observation ITC. thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Lukman, A. P. (2003). Regional impact of climate change and variability on water resources. Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Mclean, P. (2001). Spatial analysis of water quality and eutrophication controls in lake Naivasha Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, THe Netherlands. [full text]

Mekonnen, W. G. (1999). Determination of regional scale crop coefficients for crop water requirement calculations: a RS perspective (A Case Study of the Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Mena Lopez, S. (2002). Papyrus conservation around lake Naivasha: development of alternative management schemes in Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Mohammedjamal, A. (2006). Assessment of artificial groundwater recharge using greenhouses runoff, North-east Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Molitor, A.-K. (2011). Drought Vulnerability in Resource-Based Livelihoods in the Lake Naivasha Catchment. Diploma thesis, Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Germany.

Moncada, J. (2001). Spatial distribution of pesticide contamination potential around lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Morgan, N. E. (1998). Groundwater chemistry and quality assessment of the lake Naivasha area, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Mpusia, P. T. O. (2006). Comparison of water consumption between greenhouse and outdoor cultivation. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Mulenga, S. C. (2002). Analysis of the leaching process in the intensive flower farms around lake Naivasha: SULMAC farm case study Naivasha basin, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Munoz Villers, L. E. (2002). Spatial water quality monitoring and assessment in Malewa river and lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Musota, R. (2008). Using weap and scenrios to assess sustainability water resources in a basin.case study for lake Naivasha catchment, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Muthuwatta, L. P. (2004). Long term rainfall-runoff-lakelevel modelling of the Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Nabide, I. K. (2002). Development of 3d conceptual hydrogeological model for lake naivasha area. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschdede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Nagelhout, A. (2001). Performance analysis of small format aerial photography (SFAP) in assessing current status and trends in wind erosion ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Nalugya, E. (2003). Estimation of direct recharge on natural vegetations of the Lake Aquifer ( A case study of Lake Naivasha basin, Kenya). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Oppong-Boateng, R. (2001). Assessment of the use of groundwater for irrigation in the southern part of lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ouma, O. C. (2001). Pastoralists dilemma: assessment of changes in livestock productionand household dynamics among the Masaai due to development of boreholes in Moindabi, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Owor, M. (2000). The Long-Term Interaction of Groundwater with Lake Naivasha, Kenya: A numerical simulation of the relationship between groundwater and lake allowing for fluctuating lake levels. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Pastor, M. S. (2001). Geophysical study of the groundwater system south of lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Perera, A. P. G. R. L. (2002). Development of information system to support hydro envirmonmental economic modelling of lake Naivasha area. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Permatasari, A. D. (2004). Environmental impact of urban storm runoff and sewage from Naivasha town on Lake Naivasha. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Pesantez, R. M. (2001). Matter fluxes in the Turusha Catchment Kenya: an exploratory analysis. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Podder, M. A. H. (1998). Estimation of long term inflow into lake naivasha from the Malewa catchment, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ramírez Hernández, R. (1999). Groundwater flow modelling of Naivasha basin, Kenya. ITC. thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ranatunga, D. M. B. (2001). Land suitability assessment for housing and local road construction. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Ringo, D. E. (1999). Assessment of soil erosion in the Turasha catchment in the Lake Naivasha area, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Rupasingha, R. A. P. (2002). Use of GIS and RS assessing lake sedimentation processes: case study for Naivashsa lake, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Salah, A. (1999). Productive and suistainable use of water among competing sectors. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Schilt, W. (2009). Community Forest Management: a framework of analysis for the long-term self-sufficiency of CFM projects. Vrije universiteit Amsterdam. MSc thesis.Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [full text]

Sharamo, U. G. (2002). Hydrological investigation for water harvesting potential using GIS, RS, and runoff models: a case study of Lake Naivasha Area, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Shepande, C. (2002). Soils and land use with particular attention to land evaluation for selected land use types in the lake Naivasha basin, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Simfukwe, P. (2001). The use of multivariate classification in the defintion of soil series in lake naivasha area. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Suangkiattikun, C. (2003). Solute balance modelling of Lake Naivasha (Kenya) ; Application of DMS. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Tessema, M. A. (2001). Estimation of rainfall using Meteosat TIR data for the Naivasha catchment. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Tiruneh, B. A. (2004). Modelling water quality using soil and water assessment tool (SWAT). ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Torrion, J. (2002). Land degradation detection, mapping and monitoring in the lake Naivasha basin, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Trinh, M. V. (2000). Chemical runoff potential of agriculture around Lake Naivasha Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Trottman, D. (1998). Modelling groundwater storage change in response to fluctuating levels of lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Tsiboah, T. (2002). 2d resistivity and time-domain EM in aquifer mapping: a case study north of lake Naivasha, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Tulu, M. S. (2005). SRTM DEM Suitability runoff studies. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Urassa, G. J. (1999). The wetland soils around Lake Naivasha, Kenya: characterization and ecological functions. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Voorpijl, R. (2011). FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN KENYA: The gains and losses of foreign involvement. Radboud University Nijmegen. MSc. thesis.Nijmegen. [full text]

Wambui, N. G. (2011). An assessment of water use efficiency in Lake Naivasha basin, Kenya. University of Nairobi. MSc thesis. Nairobi, Kenya. [full text]

Were, K. O. (2008). Monitoring Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Land Cover Changes in Lake Naivasha Drainage Basin, Kenya ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Xu, T. Z. (1999). Water quality assessment and pesticide fate modeling in the lake Naivasha area, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Yihdego, Y. (2005). A three dimensional ground water model of the aquifers lake Naivasha area, Kenya. ITC. MSc thesis. Enschede, The Netherlands. [full text]

Zhaliazniak, A. (2009). Me, myself and the Environment: self-sufficiency of ecotourism projects in the Lake Naivasha area, Kenya. Vrije Universiteit. MSc thesis.Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [full text]

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