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There are many pressing difficulties in arid land hydrogeology and it truly is those concerns that are tackled during this quantity on wasteland environments. The UAE-Japan symposia offer a venue for the trade of craftsmanship, confronting such difficulties as purification, utilization and administration of groundwater, the review and security of sustainable water assets, and soil enhancement innovations for moisture keep watch over in arid lands. The wish is higher figuring out of dryland atmosphere, mixed with leading edge strategies and applied sciences, will give a contribution to the greening of desolate tract lands.

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1993, Application of reprocessed seismic sections from petroleum exploration surveys for groundwater studies, eastern Abu Dhabi, UAE: Proceedings of the 8th Middle East Oil Show & Conference, SPE 25538 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Meeting, April 3–6, Manama, Bahrain, V. 1, p. 257–266. ]: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 1991 Annual Meeting, V. 23, no. 5, p. A123. 34 Copyright © 2006 Taylor & Francis Group plc, London, UK Artificial recharge of groundwater: Field experiment Mohsen M.

Summary of groundwater classification schemes used in Abu Dhabi Emirate. Source TDS Range (mg/l) Classification (ERWDA, 2003) 0–1500 1500–8000 8000–15000 15000–35000 Ͼ35000 Fresh Low Brackish High Brackish Saline Hypersaline GTZ et al (2005) – German Standards 0–1500 1500–4000 4000–7000 7000–10000 10000–25000 25000–50000 50000–100000 Ͼ100000 Fresh Slightly Brackish Medium Brackish Strongly Brackish Slightly saline Medium Saline Strongly Saline Brine USGS (USGS/NDC,1996) 0–1500 1500–15000 Ͼ15000 Fresh Brackish Saline Forestry Dept Abu Dhabi Municipality & Agriculture 0–1500 1500–10000 10000–20000 Ͼ20000 Fresh Brackish Saline Very Saline Abu Dhabi Municipality & Agriculture – Agriculture Extension Service 0–4000 ␮S/cm 4000–8000 ␮S/cm 8000–12000 ␮S/cm Ͼ12000 ␮S/cm Class I Fresh Class II low brackish Class III high brackish Class IV saline Al Ain Municipality & Agriculture – Agriculture Extension Service (2001) 0–1000 1000–2000 2000–4000 4000–6000 6000–8000 Ͼ8000 Class 1 very fresh Class 2 fresh Class 3 low brackish Class 4 medium brackish Class 5 high brackish Class 6 saline 23 Copyright © 2006 Taylor & Francis Group plc, London, UK of some parts of the surficial aquifers has occurred, and is invariably associated with the use of inorganic fertilizers.

Agriculture is generally dominated by two perennial crops, Dates and Rhodes grass, with some seasonal plantings of short season annual vegetable crops; a limited area of cereals and fruits are also grown. Most agriculture is on small private farms that have been established in relatively Abu Dhabi Sila Al Aln Oman Liwa Saudi Arabia 05 25 0 100 Km Figure 8. Locations of agriculture and forestry developments. A Al Khader B Al; Khazna C Al; Quaa - Al Wigan Figure 9. Groundwater cones of depression (January 2005).

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