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Geostatistical analysis of land use/land cover changes and population growth trends in the Komadugu-Yobe River Basin in Nigeria
(University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2012-06-14)
The Komadugu-Yobe River located in northeastern Nigeria is an important tributary of Lake Chad. Since the 1970s, the Komadugu-Yobe basin has experienced significant changes in population density and land use/land cover. ...
The Ebb and flow of policy, economics, and science: an analysis of policy drivers in the Missouri River Basin
The Missouri River basin underwent a major transformation when the United States Congress approved the Flood Control Act of 1944 and the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project of 1945. Generations removed from those national policy decisions...
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...
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 ...