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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2-5 December 2012

International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (ICWRAE)

International Conference

Lieu et date : King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2-5 December 2012

Organisation

Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW)
King Saud University, represented by the Prince Sultan Institute for Environmental, Water & Desert Research
Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity

Conference Objectives

To provide a scientific framework for awarding the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water.
To exchange knowledge and share information in water resources and desert-related fields.
To explore the use of new technologies in the study of arid and semi-arid environments and their natural resources.
To provide an opportunity for decision makers, experts, and scientists to share their expertise in order to find integrative and comprehensive solutions for water resource problems.

Conference Topics

I. Water Resources

Innovative methods for rain and runoff water modeling Assessment and control of radioactive contamination in groundwater Innovative methods for water production from non-traditional water resources Remote sensing and GIS applications for water resources management Water harvesting and groundwater recharge

II. Water Conservation

Water conservation in the agricultural, industrial and municipal sectors New technologies and methods for water conservation

III. Arid Environments

Pollution of desert environments Climate change and its impact on the desert environment Plant cover in arid environments Conservation of biodiversity in arid environments Desertification and how to combat it

IV. Utilization of New Technologies in the Study of Arid Environments and their Natural Resources

Remote sensing (systems and techniques) Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Biotechnology Modern measuring systems and devices Utilization of sustainable energy in water resource development

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