Remote Sensing and GIS for Submarine Springs by Hiba Mohamed Tiro (NKY Technical Office Manager)

GIS and Remote Sensing are powerful tools which provide solutions for water resource problems; such as assessing water quality, determining water availability, managing flood problems, understanding the natural environment, and managing water resources on local and regional levels. Madam Hiba’s article describes the practical implementation of GIS and Remote Sensing to investigate the location of submarine springs in the coastal areas of Saudi Arabia using thermal infrared images. Read the full article here: Remote Sensing and GIS for Submarine

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Flash Flood Early Warning System by Hiba Mohamed Tiro (NKY Technical Office Manager)

Flash flood is the most lethal form of natural hazard (based upon the ratio of fatalities to people affected), and causes millions of dollars in property damage every year. This is because flash floods, which are flood events of short duration with a relatively high peak discharge, tend to occur frequently but at a very small scale. Madam Hiba’s publication presents and explains the concept of a model for building a flash flood early warning system and you can read the full article here: Flash Flood Early Warning System

 

 

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