Andy Kwarteng

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Kuwait's Al-Qurain landfill problem resulted from indiscriminate dumping of domestic and industrial waste in an abandoned quarry in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The landfill and surrounding areas were set aside for a government housing project without an environmental assessment of the impact of the landfill on the project. Inhabitants of the newly(More)
Satellite-derived thermal information over urban areas offers and attractive and inexpensive method which have been utilized in diverse studies including land cover classification, energy flux interactions, and as input for models of urban surface atmosphere exchange. In this study, we utilize Landsat ETM+ imagery to analyze the dependence of energy fluxes(More)
The Bar Al Hikman peninsula located on the eastern coast of Oman has developed over the Pleistocene and Holocene as an in situ shallow water carbonate/evaporite system with subordinate amounts of clastic sand and gravel. In this study different resolutions of satellite imagery ranging from low, medium to high and acquired between 1972 and 2004, were used to(More)
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