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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 Economic Water Model - a method and software program for assessing the impacts of storm water "green solutions" in urban areas
(University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2011-12-20)
, slope, and surface conditions extracted from GIS, weather station, and USDA soil data. Findings indicate that widespread implementation of rain barrels and rain gardens can have significant effects on urban runoff, especially in dense residential areas...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Late Holocene Paleoclimate reconstruction of the northern Gulf of Aqaba using foraminifera as a proxy
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-12-21)
A multiproxy analyses of sediment from a 4.3 m core extracted from 25 m water depth on the shelf of the northern Gulf of Aqaba suggest shifts in depositional environments over the past 4000 yrs. Foraminifera assemblages, ...