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Student competition

Student competition

  Our student team has secured 2nd place in the 2020 Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) competition held online on March 16. The IBA is an international competition for students in petroleum geosciences, organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

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Advanced Remote Sensing Concepts

Advanced Remote Sensing Concepts

  Dr. Rifaat Abdalla has recently co-authored a book entitled “Advanced Remote Sensing Concepts” as the first author (ISBN 9786200439499). It is published by the German  Lambert Academic Publishing (https://www.lap-publishing.com/catalogue/details/gb/978-620-0-43949-9/advanced-remote-sensing-concepts). The original English version of the book was translated by the publisher into 8 languages which are, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Italian, and Polish language.

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New book by Dr. Andreas Scharf et al

New book by Dr. Andreas Scharf et al

  Dr. Andreas Scharf, Prof. Frank Mattern, Dr. Mohammed Al-Wardi (former SQU), Dr. Gianluca Frijia (former SQU), Dr. Daniel Moraetis (former SQU), Dr. Bernhard Pracejus, Dr. Wilfried Bauer (GUtech), and Dr. Ivan Callegari (GUtech) will publish a comprehensive review book about the geology of the eastern Oman Mountains. This work includes an outsized geological map and a comprehensive time/event and stratigraphic chart. The expected day of publication is the 1st of March 2021. The publisher is the Geological Society of London (GSL Memoirs 54; https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/M0054).

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International conference

International conference

An international conference was organized by the College of Science – Prof. Sobhi Nasir UNESCO Chair of Ophiolite studies during 12-14 January 2020. The conference was entitled “International Conference on Ophiolites and the Oceanic Lithosphere: Results of the Oman Drilling Project and Related Research”.

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International conference

International conference

The Second International Conference on Water Resources in Arid Areas 2020” (WRAA2020) was held from 9th to 11th November 2020 via Zoom Webinar with a major contribution from the Earth Sciences Department. The Water Research Center at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) jointly with the Ministry of Agricultural and Fisheries Wealth and Water Resources organized the conference. Prof. Osman Abdalla from the Earth Sciences Department has chaired the conference and the Department’s Head Dr. Talal Al-Hosni has been actively involved as a member of both the organizing and scientific committees.

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Re-accreditation

Re-accreditation

Despite the Corona Crisis we managed to collect various data sets needed to apply for reaccreditation of our undergraduate programs in Earth Sciences and Geophysics before the set deadline. During November 2020, we submitted our application for international re-accreditation by the Geological Society (London). It is presently being evaluated.

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Academic Promotion

Academic Promotion

Dr. Andreas Scharf was promoted to Associate Professor, while Drs. Osman Abdalla and Frank Mattern were promoted to Full Professor.

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