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  • Diving into the vertical dimension of elasmobranch movement ecology 

    Andrzejaczek, Samantha; Lucas, Tim C.D.; Goodman, Maurice C.; Hussey, Nigel E.; Armstrong, Amelia J.; ... more authors ( American Association for the Advancement of Science , 2022 , Article)
    Knowledge of the three-dimensional movement patterns of elasmobranchs is vital to understand their ecological roles and exposure to anthropogenic pressures. To date, comparative studies among species at global scales have ...
  • Toxicity assessment of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate using zebrafish embryos: Cardiotoxic potential 

    Azza, Naïja; Horie, Yoshifumi; Boughattas, Sonia; Ismail, Sara; Al-Mansouri, Nafja ( Elsevier , 2024 , Article)
    Plasticizers are considered as newly emerged contaminants. They are added to plastics to increase their flexibility and softness. Phthalate plasticizers including the Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalates (DEHP) are toxic and induce ...
  • A first look at whale sharks in Hawaiian waters: Using citizen science to study the world's largest fish, Rhincodon typus 

    Marcoux, Travis M.; Marcoux, Stacia D.; Harvey, Maria; Araujo, Gonzalo ( John Wiley and Sons Ltd , 2023 , Article)
    The world's largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus), is a circum-tropically distributed and globally endangered species, that is widely studied at predictable aggregation sites. The main Hawaiian Islands are not ...
  • Interactions between marine megafauna and plastic pollution in Southeast Asia 

    Lucy C.M., Omeyer; Duncan, Emily M.; Abreo, Neil Angelo S.; Acebes, Jo Marie V.; AngSinco-Jimenez, Lea A.; ... more authors ( Elsevier B.V. , 2023 , Other)
    Southeast (SE) Asia is a highly biodiverse region, yet it is also estimated to cumulatively contribute a third of the total global marine plastic pollution. This threat is known to have adverse impacts on marine megafauna, ...
  • Socio-cultural relationship between recreational sea anglers and blue sharks (Prionace glauca) in the United Kingdom 

    Gemma L., Scotts; Scales, Michael J.; Araujo, Gonzalo; Booth, Hollie; Marley, Sarah A. ( Elsevier Ltd , 2023 , Article)
    The blue shark (Prionace glauca) is commonly caught by recreational anglers around the United Kingdom (UK) – part of a population (North Atlantic) which has sustained declines of > 50% over the last three generations (36 ...
  • Emergent community architecture despite distinct diversity in the global whale shark (Rhincodon typus) epidermal microbiome 

    Doane, Michael P.; Reed, Michael B.; McKerral, Jody; Farias Oliveira Lima, Laís; Morris, Megan; ... more authors ( Nature Research , 2023 , Article)
    Microbiomes confer beneficial physiological traits to their host, but microbial diversity is inherently variable, challenging the relationship between microbes and their contribution to host health. Here, we compare the ...
  • Recycling of gas-to-liquid sludge as a potential organic amendment: Effect on soil and cotton properties under hyperarid conditions 

    Oumaima, Mabrouk; Hamdi, Helmi; Sayadi, Sami; Al-Ghouti, Mohammad A.; Abu-Dieyeh, Mohammed; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    Gas-to-liquid (GTL) sludge is a specific wastewater treatment by-product, which is generated during the industrial process of natural gas conversion to transportation fuels. This least studied sludge is pathogen-free and ...
  • Kappa-Distributed Electrons in Solar Outflows: Beam-Plasma Instabilities and Radio Emissions 

    Lazar, M.; López, R. A.; Poedts, S.; Shaaban, S. M. ( Springer Science and Business Media B.V. , 2023 , Article)
    Electrostatic (ES) wave instabilities are assumed to be at the origin of radio emissions from interplanetary shocks, and solar coronal sources are most likely induced by electron beams, more energetic but less dense than ...
  • Instability of Langmuir-beam waves: Kappa-distributed electrons 

    Lazar, M.; López, R. A.; Poedts, S.; Shaaban, S. M. ( American Institute of Physics Inc. , 2023 , Article)
    In space plasmas, electron populations exhibit non-equilibrium velocity distributions with high-energy tails that are reproduced by the Kappa power-laws and contrast with the Maxwellian distributions often used in theoretical ...
  • Reduction kinetics of ceria surface by hydrogen 

    H.A, Al-Madfaa; Khader, M.M ( Elsevier , 2004 , Article)
    Sintered ceria pellets of porosity 16.4% and density 5.99gcm−3 were treated in a hydrogen flow at 1atm and various temperatures. The electrical conductivity was measured in situ while hydrogen gas was flowing over the CeO2. ...
  • The association between serum cortisol, thyroid profile, paraoxonase activity, arylesterase activity and anthropometric parameters of undergraduate students under examination stress 

    Anjum, Armghan; Anwar, Haseeb; Sohail, Muhammad Umar; Ali Shah, Syed Muhammad; Hussain, Ghulam; ... more authors ( SAGE , 2021 , Article)
    Stress caused due to examinations during any degree program and at any educational level has been observed at all levels so the present study was conducted to investigate the stress related to final examination in undergraduate ...
  • The new cultural turn in urban development for the gulf state: Creativity, place promotion, and identity: Doha as a case study 

    Zaidan, Esmat; Abulibdeh, Ammar O. ( Nova Science Publishers, Inc. , 2019 , Book chapter)
    Urban theorists and policy makers have begun to re-evaluate the significance of integrating culture into urban development strategies. Within the present growing global interurban competition, a new approach to urban ...
  • Spatial data infrastructure (sdi) in oman and qatar - Current status and perspectives 

    Abdul Rahman, A.; Abulibdeh, A.; Sani, M. J.; Rashidan, H. ( International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing , 2021 , Conference Paper)
    Urban infrastructure deals with various objects, such as multi-floor buildings, underground utilities, and other typical two-dimensional (2D) geographic information system (GIS) objects. Currently, Oman and Qatar authorities ...
  • Probabilistic Integration of Demand Flexibilities in a Renewable Energy-Assisted Community Network 

    Angizeh, Farhad; Abulibdeh, Ammar; Jafari, Mohsen A. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2023 , Conference Paper)
    This paper proposes a novel decision-making tool aiding community operators in optimally procuring their energy needs from available supply sources while incorporating potential demand-side flexibilities. The supply sources ...
  • Consumers' Willingness to Invest in Smart Home Technologies Using Machine Learning: A Survey-Based Analysis in Qatar 

    Alhindi, Taha J.; Angizeh, Farhad; Abulibdeh, Ammar; Jafari, Mohsen A. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2023 , Conference Paper)
    This paper investigates the consumers' willingness to invest in smart home technologies and the savings they expect by using machine learning. Data is gathered using questionnaires from 2,014 consumers who participated in ...
  • Managing the water-energy-food nexus on an integrated geographical scale 

    Ammar, Abulibdeh; Zaidan, Esmat ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
    The water-energy-food (WEF) nexus is the subject of much research focusing on different aspects, a wide range of issues, and development of a variety of models and tools. This study takes a different approach by developing ...
  • Master Planning and the Evolving Urban Model in the Gulf Cities: Principles, Policies, and Practices for the Transition to Sustainable Urbanism 

    Zaidan, Esmat; Abulibdeh, Ammar ( Taylor & Francis , 2020 , Article)
    The significant predicament of sustainable urbanism in contemporary cities of the Gulf region is being addressed by developing policies designed to make cities safe, inclusive, resilient and sustainable. By examining the ...
  • Spatiotemporal mapping of groundwater salinity in Al-Batinah, Oman 

    Ammar, Abulibdeh; Al-Awadhi, Talal; Al Nasiri, Noura; Al-Buloshi, Ali; Abdelghani, Montasser ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The aim of this study is to analyze the spatiotemporal variation of groundwater salinity in Al-Batinah governorate, a Sultanate of Oman, and the strategies to manage and control this problem in an effective way. Around ...
  • Analysis of urban heat island characteristics and mitigation strategies for eight arid and semi-arid gulf region cities 

    Abulibdeh, Ammar ( Springer Nature , 2021 , Article)
    The aim of the study is, therefore, to analyze the formation of the UHIs in eight different cities in arid and semi-arid regions. The analysis is based on land cover (LC) classification (urban, green, and bare areas). The ...
  • Modeling electricity consumption patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic across six socioeconomic sectors in the State of Qatar 

    Ammar, Abulibdeh ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The propagation of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated measures taken by many countries to slow down the spread of the disease, has significantly affected all aspects of people's lives, including the global energy ...

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