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Water Resources Science and Management

  • Serwan M. J. BabanEmail author
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Abstract

Related to much of my research interest is an inherent attraction for studying water quality parameters and managing water resources. I have found expression for this pursuit in the application of Geoinformatics to study lakes, rivers, coastal/marine environments, water resources management, modeling water resources and rainfall analysis. This particular interest had its roots firmly set at the University of Baghdad and later at the University of East Anglia, where I completed my Ph.D. My Ph.D. research examined the applicability of remote sensing techniques in various aspects of hydrology, including; modeling and mapping water quality parameters in lakes; bathymetric charting of lakes using remote sensing; mapping water circulation patterns in lakes; examining and analysing the spatial variations in the surface temperature of lakes; trophic classification and ecosystem checking of lakes; environmental monitoring of estuaries using Landsat TM imagery; detecting and mapping the spatial and vertical distribution of fluvial sediment discharge into coastal waters. During my career, this interest has emerged in various guises through involvement in supervising student projects, obtaining research projects and conducting consultancy activities in the UK, Malaysia, the Middle East, the Caribbean region and Australia. Here, I will describe my contributions towards realising that potential

Keywords

Water Resource Debris Flow Coral Reef Geographical Information System Water Resource Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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