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Expert NameMr. Talal Darwish
TitleAssociate Researcher
DivisionNational Council for Scientific Research
InstitutionNational Center for Remote Sensing
CityBeirut
CountryLebanon
Telephone96 11 840260/4
Emailconsult(at)cnrs.edu.lb
Work ExperienceAs a researcher I have been running projects on soil mapping, land degradation, soil contamination with nitrates and heavy metals. Also several works have been done on soil secondary salinisation, erosion, vulnerability to desertification. Land management to improve fertilizer and water use efficiencies are parts of national, regional and international projects, coordinated and managed by myself and funded by my National Programme to Combat Desertification.
QualificationsPh.D. in Agriculture, Soil Science, Moscos Friendship University, 1979.
Number of Publications37
Awards
Other Activities1. Teaching soil science and soil fertility in the Leb. University. 2. Consultant for soil classification in the project: rehabilit. of small and medium irrigation schemes. 3. Member of the Leb. Assoc. for the Adv,. of Science 5. Member of the International Society of Soil Science.
Publications1. Dawish. T.; Atallah. Th.: El-Khatib, M.; & Haihasan, S. 2002. Impact of irrigation and fertilization on NO3 leaching and soil-ground water contamination in Lebanon. Transactions 17th World Congress of Soil Science. Bangkok, Thailand. 406:1-11. 2. Dawish. T.; Khawlie. M.; Jomaa. I.: Awad, M.: Abou Daher. M.; & Zdruli, P.. 2002. A survey to upgrade information for soil mapping and management in Lebanon. Options Méditerranéennes. Series A: Mediterranean Seminars, N° 50:57-71. 3. Dawish, T.: Atallah. Th.; Haihasan. S.; & Chranek, A,, 2003. Management of nitrogen bv fertilisation of potato in Lebanon. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosvstems. Vol. 67: 1-1 1. 4. Dawish. T.: Khawlie. M.; Faour, G.: Masri. T.; Haddad, T.: Awad. M.: Jomaa. I.; Shaban, A,: Bou Kheir, R.: & Abdallah. C., 2003. Dynamic factors of land degradation in Lebanon. First MEDCOASTLAND Workshop: Ecosystem based assessment of soil degradation to facilitate land users’ and land owners’ prompt actions. Adana, Turkey. 66-68. 5. Dawish. T., 2003. Soils and superficial processes. National Action Program to Combat Desertification. Ministry of Agriculture, UNPD, GTZ. Beirut. 3845.
DisciplineSoil Science
Last updated05/04/2007 09:22:00
 

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