World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Balancing Energy and Environmental Concerns: the Case of the Kayraktepe Dam, Turkey : Volume 9, Issue 10 (16/10/2012)

By Sever, Ö.

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0004013131
Format Type: PDF Article :
File Size: Pages 21
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Balancing Energy and Environmental Concerns: the Case of the Kayraktepe Dam, Turkey : Volume 9, Issue 10 (16/10/2012)  
Author: Sever, Ö.
Volume: Vol. 9, Issue 10
Language: English
Subject: Science, Hydrology, Earth
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
Historic
Publication Date:
2012
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: copernicus

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Şarlak, N., Tiğrek, Ş., & Sever, Ö. (2012). Balancing Energy and Environmental Concerns: the Case of the Kayraktepe Dam, Turkey : Volume 9, Issue 10 (16/10/2012). Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


Description
Description: Prosem Engineering Architectural Consultation, Ankara, Turkey. In this study, an alternative solution for a large dam, namely the Kayraktepe Dam in Turkey, is investigated. The dam was planned for flood control, energy generation and flow regulation for a downstream irrigation project more than 30 yr ago, but until now the project has not begun due to it receiving severe criticism about environmental and social considerations. The project formulation was redeveloped several times in the past but the options were not found to be feasible. In this study, a detailed analysis of the available feasibility studies is provided and then a new formulation, consisting of the proposed one medium dam and five run-of-river type hydropower stations instead of a large scale dam, is evaluated. The new formulation is equivalent to the existing project in terms of energy production and flood control. On the other hand, there are some benefits relative to other configurations as solutions to some of the environmental and social problems being addressed.

Summary
Balancing energy and environmental concerns: the case of the Kayraktepe dam, Turkey

Excerpt
Cernea, M. M.: Using knowledge from social sciences in development projects, World Bank, Washington DC, Discussion paper 114, 1991.; Aras, T.: Cost Analysis of sediment removal techniques from reservoir, Ms Thesis, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Hydromechanics Laboratory, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2009.; Bangqi Hu, Zuosheng Yang, Houjie Wang, Xiaoxia Sun, Naishuang Bi, and Guogang Li: Sedimentation in the Three Gorges Dam and the future trend of Changjiang (Yangtze River) sediment flux to the sea, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2253–2264, doi:10.5194/hess-13-2253-2009, 2009.; Basson, G.: Hydropower dams and fluvial morphological impacts – an African perspective, the United Nations Symposium on Hydropower and Sustainable Development, Beijing, China, 27–29 October 2004, 1–16, 2004.; Basson, G. and Rooseboom, A.: Dealing with reservoir sedimentation, SA Water Research Commission Research Report, South Africa, 1997.; Biro, Y. E. K.: Valuation of the environmental impacts of the Kayraktepe Dam/Hydroelectric Project, Turkey: An Exercise in Contingent Valuation, Ambio, 27, 224–230, 1998.; Çetin, H., Bal, Y., and Demirkol, C.: Engineering and environmental effects of coastline changes in Turkey, Northeastern Mediterranean, Environ. Eng. Geosci., 3, 315–330, 1999.; Degu, A. M., Hossain, F., Niyogi, D., Pielke, R., Shepherd, J. M., Voisin, N., and Chronis, T.: The influence of large dams on surrounding climate and precipitation patterns, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L04405, doi:10.1029/2010GL046482, 2011.; Hayashi, S. (project manager): Göksu – Kayraktepe dam and hydroelectric power plant feasibility report, prepared by Electric Power Development Co. Ltd., Japan and Suiş Proje Mühendislik Müşavirlik Ltd. Şti., Turkey, 1982.; Hossain, F.: On the empirical relationship between the presence of large dams and alteration in extreme precipitation, Natural Hazards Review, 11, 97–101, 2010.; Hwang, S. S., Xi, J., Cao, Y., Feng, X., and Qiao, X.: Anticipation of migration and psychological stress and the Three Gorges dam project, China, Soc. Sci. Med., 65, 1012–1024, 2007.; Iş\i k, S., Sasal M., and Doǧan, E. :Investigation of downstream effects of dams in the Sakarya River, J. Fac. Eng. Arc., 21, 401–408, 2006.; Lu, X. X. and Siew, R. Y.: Water discharge and sediment flux changes over the past decades in the Lower Mekong River: possible impacts of the Chinese dams, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 181–195, doi:10.5194/hess-10-181-2006, 2006.; MENR (Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey): The Procedures and principles of signing water use right agreement for production activities in electricity market, published in Official Newspaper, No: 25150, 26 June 2003, 2003.; O'Reilly, C. and Silberblatt, R.: Reservoir management in Mediterranean climates through the European water framework directive, Water Resources Center Archieves, Hydrology, University of California, 2009.; Öztürk, A.: Sustainability assessment of a hydropower project: A case study of Kayraktepe Dam and HEPP, M.Sc. Thesis, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Hydromechanics Laboratory, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2011.; Palmierie, A., Shah, F., and Dinar, A.: Economics of reservoir sedimentation and sustainable management of dams, J. Environ. Manage., 61, 149–163, 2001.; Poulos, S. E. and Collins, M. B.: Fluviatile sediment fluxes to the Mediterranean Sea: a quantitative approach and the influence of dams, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 191, 227–245, 2002.; Şarlak, N.: Flood frequency estimator with nonparametric approaches in Turkey, Fresen. Environ. Bull., 21, 1083–1089, 2012.; Scheumann, W., Baumann, V., Mueller, A. L., Mutschler, D., Steiner, S., and Walenta, T.: Environmental impact assessment in Turkish dam

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Model Study of the Impacts of Future Cli... (by )
  • Evaluation of Rainfall Retrievals from S... (by )
  • Why is the Arkavathy River Drying? a Mul... (by )
  • Impacts of Changes in Vegetation Cover o... (by )
  • Nonstationarities in the Occurrence Rate... (by )
  • Classifying Low Flow Hydrological Regime... (by )
  • Comparison of Empirical Models with Inte... (by )
  • Computation of Vertically Averaged Veloc... (by )
  • Precipitation Forecasts and Their Uncert... (by )
  • Impact of Bushfire and Climate Variabili... (by )
  • Comparative Predictions of Discharge fro... (by )
  • Modeling Glacier Melt and Runoff in a Hi... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.