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Thursday, 8 Dec 2022, 01:54
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Water resource management in Myanmar (Water resource management in Myanmar)
Glossary: Glossary

Recession agriculture

Where farmers capitalize on natural flows and sediments to irrigate and fertilize crops on floodplains

Renewable water resources

Water resources that are rechargeable due to the hydrological cycle (water cycle), comprising groundwater aquifers and surface water like rivers and lakes

Riverine flooding

When rivers fill to their capacity, often bursting their banks and causing flooding alongside the river