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Expert NameProf. Abdelaziz Merzouk
InstitutionIAV Hassan II
Telephone212 7 771285
Emailmerzouk(at); merzoukabdelaziz(at)
Work Experience- Training and research in the field of soil erosion (water and wind erosion, sand dune stabilization). - Physical characterization of agricultural soils of land evaluation. - Soil and water conservation: Project preparation and evaluation. - Remote sensing and GIS technologies applied to soil and water resources management. - Environmental impact studies. - Consultant for various UN development agencies and national consulting companies.
QualificationsBachelor of science - General Agronomy - IAV Hassan II - Rabat - 1975 M.Sc. Soil Sciences - University of Minnesota - USA - 1977 Ph.D. Soil Physics/Ag. Eng. - University of Minnesota - USA - 1985
Number of Publications36
Other Activities1. Founding member and active bureau member of the Moroccan Society of Environmental Protection 2. International Soil Conservation Organization 3. International Soil Sciences Society.
Publications1. Merzouk, A. and G.R. Blake, 1992. Indices for the estimation of interrill erodibility of Moroccan soils. CATENA, Journal of Soil Sciences: Hydrology - Geomorphology. Vol 18. Pp:537-550. 2. Hassan, A., F. Bonn and A. Merzouk. 1994. Remote sensing and GIS based mapping and modeling of water erosion and sediment yield in semi-arid watersheds (Morocco). GEO-CARTO - International Journal (1) 1994. Pp. 31-40. 3. Merzouk, A., 1994. Utilisation de la télédétection spatiale dans l'étude des sols en zones arides. In: Télédétection de l'Environnement dans l'espace francophone. Edité par F. Bonn. Presse de l'Université du Québec. ISBN: 2-7605-07041. 4. Merzouk, A. and H. Dhman. 1997. Shifting land use and its implication on sediment yield in the Rif Mountains (Morocco). In: ISCO '96 post-conference book, Bonn, Germany. 13 pages. (in press) 5. Fryear, D.W., A. Merzouk and J.P. Gupta. 1989. Mechanics, measurement and prediction of wind erosion. In: Challenges in dryland
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
Last updated09/05/2007 18:00:00

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