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Sustainable Land Management for NEOM Region

Authors: Al Saud, Mashael

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  • Illustrates all geo-spatial data required for land managementPresents the advanced space techniques and GIS which give a new sort of data acquisition Includes several Illustrations including color photos, digital maps and satellite imagesIntroduces a variety of scientific themes, such as natural hazards, biodiversity, and ore deposits

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This book is the first of its type on NEOM Region, NW of Saudi Arabia. This region has been designated in 2017 to be an international economic hub. However, no studies have been done on this region which occupies several natural resources including remarkable landscape with unique ecological species, ores and water resources. The region is also vulnerable to many aspects of threatening natural hazards.
Based on her expertise, namely geomorphological processes, earth sciences, space techniques and natural risk assessment, the author made an initiative to produce this book using advanced tools, specifically satellite images and geo-information system. The book introduces several thematic maps obtained for the first time for NEOM Region. Hence, it represents a scientific guide for land management and urban planning approaches.  This book is a very significant document for a variety of readers and researchers including decision makers, land managers and planners, as well as geographers and geologists. In addition, the basic concepts and new approaches attract researchers and academic teams including students, universities and research centers not only in Saudi Arabia, but in different parts of the World. 

About the authors

Professor Mashael Bent Mohammed Al Saud is a Research Scientist at the Space Research Institute, King Abdel Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Prof. Al Saud is specialized in Applied Geomorphology and Geodesy. Hence, the Author worked in several related disciplines where space techniques and geo-information systems were utilized. Therefore, the Author involved in research studies and projects on: watershed management, applied geomorphology and surficial processes, natural hazards, water resources assessment and exploration, geophysical prospecting and many other topics where satellite images are used to monitor Earth' surface.

Prof. Al Saud is a member in numerous national and international scientific societies, and has been granted a number of national and international Awards and Honorariums. The Author has remarkable number of published scientific works including: books, publications in International Peer Reviewed Journals & Regional and International Conferences and Symposia.

Prof. Al Saud is continuously producing research projects, technical repots and thematic maps for different regions from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and always aiming to add scientific inputs for the research and development in the Kingdom.

 

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook 96,29 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Land Management for NEOM Region
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-57631-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-57631-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-57630-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 220
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
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