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Geo-hazards Science and Management

  • Serwan M. J. BabanEmail author
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Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

My association with Geo-sciences came about from being raised in the oil rich city of Kirkuk and being surrounded by oil and gas production and wanting to ‘belong’ to this world. I managed to gain entry in 1977 and successfully obtain an undergraduate degree in Geology from the University of Baghdad during 1979. It was then; I thought I had found a suitable home for my academic interests. This was followed by an M.Sc. in geophysics and a position with an oil exploration company. My Geo-sciences background was helpful with establishing a profile in the discipline through obtaining research projects and conducting consultancy activities as well as involvement in supervising student projects, in the UK, Malaysia, the Caribbean and Australia.

Keywords

Geographical Information System Soil Erosion Landslide Susceptibility Early Warning System Universal Soil Loss Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Office of the MinisterMinistry of Agriculture and Water ResourcesHewlerIraq

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