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Assessment of Seismic Hazards along the Northern Gulf of Aqaba
Aqaba and Elat are very important port and recreation cities for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Israel, respectively. The two cities are the most susceptible to damage from a destructive future earthquake because they ...
The role of land-atmosphere and aerosol interactions on meso-scale convective weather systems across West Africa
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
This dissertation investigates the modulating effects of land-atmosphere and aerosol interactions on meso-scale convective systems across the sub-Saharan West Africa region, and aims at providing a value-added contribution ...
Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology along the Southern Dead Sea Transform in Wadi 'Arabah Near the municipality of Aqaba, Jordan
The southern Wadi ‘Arabah Valley in Jordan provides an ideal location to investigate both the paleoseismology and archaeoseismology of the region because it is situated directly along the active Dead Sea transform, and ...
Effects of Selected Contaminants on the Physical, Chemical, and Geotechnical Properties of Aquifer Solid
The primary objective of this study was to investigate the potential effects of hydrocarbons on the geotechnical properties of sand. A series of laboratory experiments were carried out to ascertain the influence of some common and widespread organic...
Evolution of the Bahamian coastal environment of San Salvador Island over the last 3,500 years based on triangle pond sediment cores
The multiproxy examination of ten soft sediment cores extracted from Triangle Pond was used in order to establish alterations in the northwestern coastal environment of San Salvador Island, The Bahamas over the last 3,500 ...