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Rediscovering Geography in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Relevance for Science and Society

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Organizers: Yassine Charabi
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Call for Submissions

Geographers from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are encouraged to join this session in order to exchange knowledge about rediscovering Geography in the region. Papers related environment, urbanism, energy policy, geopolitics, economic development, and climate change are welcome to submit.


Description

The aim of this session is to bring together geographers from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and share experiences of contribution geographical knowledge in addressing current challenges that address sustainable development problems, geopolitical perspectives, environmental and urban dynamics, and energy resources. This session would call for papers related to the environment, urbanism, energy policy, geopolitics, economic development, and climate change. This session would provide an opportunity and a platform for GCC participants to have a dialogue with Geographers from all over the world.


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Talal Al-Awadhi*, Sultan Qaboos Univesity, Oman future of Smart Cities: Challenges and Opportunities 12 12:00 AM
Presenter Elnazir Ramadan*, Sultan Qaboos University, Contemporary Gulf city in the era of Climate Change: Exploring Resilience and Adaptation pathways 12 12:00 AM
Presenter Ghazi Al-Rawas*, Sultan Qaboos University, Luminda Gunawardhana, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Malik Al-Wardy, Department of Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Yassine Charaabi, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Rainfall-Runoff Modeling and Curve Number for Sohar Basin using GIS and Remote Sensing 12 12:00 AM
Presenter Malik Al-Wardy*, Department of Soils, Water, and Agricultural Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Ghazi Al-Rawas, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Yassine Charabi, Department of Geography, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Nature of Vegetation Cover Change in an Arid Mountain Ecosystem 12 12:00 AM

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