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Recent surface sediments and landforms of the southern area of Kuwait

Adeeba Issa Al-Hurban

Recent surface sediments and landforms of the southern area of Kuwait

by Adeeba Issa Al-Hurban

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, Department of Geography, Faculty of Science.

Statementby Adeeba Issa Al-Hurban.
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Open LibraryOL17203344M

Northern Kuwait holds the majority of Kuwait's larger fields other than Greater Burgan. Kuwait's second largest source of crude production is from the northern Raudhatain field, with a capacity of , to , bbl/d. Sabriya field is adjacent to Raudhatain and adds another , bbl/ Size: 1MB.   Heavy metal pollution assessment in relation to sediment properties in the coastal sediments of the southern Caspian Sea. Bastami KD(1), Neyestani MR(2), Shemirani F(3), Soltani F(4), Haghparast S(5), Akbari A(6).Cited by:

Explanatory Text to the Synoptic Geologic Map of Kuwait: A Surface Geology of Kuwait and the Neutral Zone [Werner Fuchs, Traugott E. Gattinger and Herwig F. Holzer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Explanatory Text to the Synoptic Geologic Map of Kuwait: A Surface Geology of Kuwait and the Neutral ZoneAuthor: Traugott E. Gattinger and Herwig F. Holzer Werner Fuchs. The Marysvale Volcanic Field is dated from the mid Cenozoic to the early late Cenozoic. 7 Since all of these rocks had to be emplaced before erosion, the sheet erosion of this rock, from northern Arizona and southern Utah, must have occurred in the late Cenozoic, arguing for a post-Flood boundary in that area during the very late Cenozoic.

Thus, the first sections deal with the geography, topography, archaeology, history of Kuwait City, climatic patterns and weather. These are followed by sections that deal with the nature of the land including the geology, stratigraphy, structures, seismicity, geomorphology, surface sediments, and wind-blown features. Asmae Aknaf, Mustapha Akodad, Hanane Ait Hmeid, Mostafa Layachi, Abdelhakim Mesfioui, Karim Andich and Mourad Baghour, Granulometric Analysis and Environtment of Deposits of Surface Sediments of the Marchica Lagoon (North-East of Morocco), Recent Advances in Environmental Science from the Euro-Mediterranean and Surrounding Regions, / Cited by:


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Recent surface sediments and landforms of the southern area of Kuwait by Adeeba Issa Al-Hurban Download PDF EPUB FB2

Request PDF | Recent surface sediments and landforms of the southern area of Kuwait | Detailed sedimentological and geomorphological studies of the area between Ras Al. A comparison between the nature and distribution of recent surface sediments in Kuwait in and shows significant changes that reflect the work of aeolian processes during this period.

Kuwait experienced severe land degradation over the last 30 years due to different factors. This is reflected in soil loss, crusting, salinization, oil contamination, and vegetation cover deterioration. The recent surface deposits are considered as the local source of sand and dust storms, which have acute environmental hazards on the public health, the State’s economy, Cited by: The southern part extends from the southern coast of Kuwait Bay to the southern border of the country.

The coast is characterized by numerous coastal ridges ranging in heights from 5 to 15 m and comprise both marine and aeolian sediments represented by recent and older beaches, barriers and coastal dunes (Picha, ).

These features are Cited by:   This paper represents the first attempt to divide the surface geomorphology of Kuwait into four major geomorphic zones; a) the coastal zone; b) the wadis and ridges zone; c) the lowland zone; and d) the dune fields zone.

Tectonics as well as climate changes play a major role in the distribution and evolution of land form features. Palaeosols and fresh water aquifers Cited by: The surface of Kuwait is carved into a clastic deposit sequence, which is locally called the Kuwait Group, and ranges in age from Miocene to recent (Owen & Nasr ; Milton ; Fuchs et al., ; Khalaf et al., ).

The Kuwaiti desert is covered by several types of recent surface sediments (Khalaf et al., ). These are: aeolian deposits;File Size: 14KB. Marine Geology, 35 () Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands MINERALOGY OF THE RECENT INTERTIDAL MUDDY SEDIMENTS OF KUWAIT -- ARABIAN GULF F.I.

KHALAF and M. ALA Environmental and Earth Sciences Division, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (Kawait) University of London, Cited by: surface sediments of Kuwait are mostly sand, gravel, carbonates and evaporites. Kuwait is an arid region which is mainly characterized by a dry, long and very hot summer which runs from the end of March to the end of October.

The temperature varies in summer between 30 °C to 45 °C, reaching 54 °C during day time in August. SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND SORTING DEGREE OF THE RECENT SEDIMENTS OF AL-KHAZER RIVER/ NORTHERN IRAQ Khalid F. Hassan Soil and Water Resources Dept./ College of Agri.

and Forestry /Mosul Univ. /Iraq ABSTRACT Mechanical and statistical analysis were conducted to determine the grain size distribution and sorting degree of the recent sediments of Al.

metals and arsenic in soft surface sediments of the coastal area off Kotka, North-Eastern Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Geological Survey of Finland, Special Pa 33–48, 12 figures and 5 tables.

The modern soft surface sediments of the sea area off Kotka in the Northeastern Gulf of Finland were surveyed for heavy metal by: Assessment of Sediment Quality South of Ras Al-Ardh and Northern Territorial The sedimentlogical characteristics of the recent marine bottom sediments off Kuwait reflect the interaction between autochthonous calcareous fragments, mostly biogenic southern area.

For the northern region, a total of 28 meiofauna. Recent Sediments of the North-Central Gulf Coastal Plain - Field Trip Guidebook November 14 and 15 [Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies.

land surface of low elevation and slight relief produced in late stages of denudation of a landmass; example is the Amazon basin aggradation When the load of sediment input is beyond the capacity of the stream, coarse sediment will accumulate on.

KUWAIT By D. MILTON x ABSTRACT Kuwait has a desert topography of low to moderate relief. Only in the Jal-Az-Zor escarpment can the relief be termed bold. Bocks ranging in age from early Miocene to Recent are exposed within the boundaries of Kuwait.

Low dips and similarity of lithology make correlation of formations difficult. MaximumCited by: The Kuwait group underlies the unconsolidated recent and sub- recent sediments of various types, ranging from gravels and sand to fine grained coastal deposits, sandstone, clay, silts and limestone or marls covering the entire surface of Kuwait.

Additionally, it extends down to the top of the underlying Dammam limestone formation. Second only to Saudi Arabia’s Ghawar, the supergiant Burgan field in Kuwait was discovered by a series of wells drilled during Sitting on a huge structural anticline and occupying an area of km2, the Cretaceous reservoirs of the Great Burgan field.

During deposition, the sediments group together with other sediments of the same shape, size and density. Therefore, sediments are similar in size, shape and density. (Sorting is mainly determined by size.) Occurs as a result of stream and wind erosion. UNSORTED SEDIMENTS: Sediments of different size, shape, and density are mixed.

Marine Sediments Sea level changes (ice age cycle) - leads to different types of deposition in a coastal environment. Lakes change too, the great salt lake is a remnant of the Bonneville lake system which was much larger (climate became much drier).

area. Darmoian and Lindqvist () studied the sediment of the estuarine environment of Shatt Al-Arab River and related the sediments to terrigenous and biogenic origin. Al-Abdul Razzaq et al. () reported on the benthic microfauna of the tidal flats of Kuwait.

The recent Foraminifera of southern Iraq were investigated by Elewi and Safawe Cited by: 2. Geologists have documented that unstable landscapes, such as regions prone to mountain building, earthquakes, or volcanic activity, are more prone to erosion than landscapes without these processes.6 Heavy rainfall after the Flood, coupled with the rising of mountains and plateaus, created the potential for reshaping the landscape, including the cutting of huge Author: Dr.

John H. Whitmore. The Gulf of Mexico (Spanish: Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

It is bounded on the northeast, north and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest and south by Mexico, and on the southeast by U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Coordinates: 25°N 90°W / 25°N. Kuwait is considered one of the desert regions of the Arabian Peninsula, that subjected to geomorphological processes forming the earth’s surface features.

The anthropogenic activities through urbanization affected the earth geomorphology in the southern coastal sabkhas of Kuwait such as (Al-Jailiaha, Az-Zor and Al-Khiran).

This study aims to monitor the Author: A. K. Al-Dalamah, A. E. Al-Hurban.regional DEM mosaic for the Kuwait region, which was the basis for this analysis.

This dataset was analyzed using surface hydrological analysis tools within ArcGIS to calculate and model drainage basin geometry and surface stream networks in order to determine basin and network parameters for this region.

Stream Order was determined.