Recent Publications (2009-2013)

-Al-ahmadi, M.E., El-Fiky, A.A.,2009.Hydrogeochemical evaluation of shallow alluvial aquifer of WadiMarwani, western Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud University (Science), 21: 179-190.

 -Amer, A.M., 2010.Aluminium extraction from aluminum industrial   wastes.  JOM, 62(5):68- 71.

-Amer, A.M., 2010. Hydrometallurgical processing of low grade Egyptian magnesite.   Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process,44: 5-12.

  -Amer, A.M., 2011. Hydrometallurgical recovery of molybdenum from Egyptian qattarmolybdenite concentrates. Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process, 47:105-112.

 -Amer, A.M., 2011.Kinetics of hydrometallurgical extraction of sulfur from Egyptian El- Maghara coal deposits.Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process, 46: 163-172.

 -Amer, A.M.,2013.Hydrometallurgical processing of Egyptian bauxite  Physicochem.Probl. Miner. Process, 49 (1):431-442.

-Awad, M.A., 2009. Environmental and socio-economic assessment of the sustainability of agricultural and rural development: A case from Lake Nasser region, Egypt. In: W. Doppler, M. Majdalwi, S. El-Mohammad (Eds.): Economics of resources use and farming systems development in the Middle East and North Africa. MargrafVerlag, Weikersheim. (Selected as one of the best five papers competing for Global Development Network Awards in the 10th Annual conference in Kuwait, February 2009).

-Badr, N.B.E., El-Fiky, A.A., Mostafa, A. R., Al-mur, B.A.,2009. Metal pollution records in core sediments of some Red Sea coastal areas, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Environ. Monit. Assess. 155: 509-526.

-Badr. N.B.E., Hussain,M., 2010. Water - sediment model for total phosphorous in lake Edku, a northern eutrophic Nile delta lake.  Global Journal of Environmental Research, 4 (2): 64-75.

-Barakat, A. O., Mostafa, A.R., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., EL Sayed, N.B.,2011.Distribution and characteristics of PAHs in Sediments from the mediterranean coastal environment of Egypt. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62:1969-1978.

-Barakat, A. O., Mostafa, A.R., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., EL Sayed, N.B.,2011.Spatial distribution and temporal trends of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediments from lake Maryut, Alexandria, Egypt. Water Air & Soil Pollution, 218: 63–80.

-Badr, N.B.E., Fawzy, M., Al-Qahtani, K. M., 2012. Phytoremediation: An ecological solution to heavy-metal-polluted soil and evaluation of plant removal ability. World Applied Sciences Journal, 16 (9): 1292-1301.

-Barakat, A.O., Mostafa, A., Wade, T. L., Sweet, S. T., El Sayed, N. B.,2011. Spatial distribution and temporal trends of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediments from lake Maryut, Alexandria, Egypt. Water Air Soil Pollut, DOI 10.1007/s11270-010-0624-5.

-Barakat, A.,O., Mostafa,, A.R., Wade, T.L., Sweet S.T., EL Sayed, N.B.,2012.Assessment of persistent organochlorine pollutants in sediments from lake Manzala, Egypt . Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64(8): 1713-1720. 

-Barakat, A. O., Scholz-Bottcher, B., Rullkotter,J., 2012.Ruthenium tetroxide oxidation of immature sulphur-rich kerogens from the NördlingerRies (southern Germany).Fuel, 96: 176-184.

-Barakat, A. O., Baumgart, S., Brocks, P., Scholz-Bottcher, B., Rullkotter,J., 2012.Alkylated phenol series in lacustrine black shales from the NördlingerRies, southern Germany.  Journal of mass spectrometry, 47(8):  987-94.

-Barakat, A. O., Mostafa, A.R., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., EL Sayed, N.B.,2012. Spatial distribution and temporal trends of persistent organochlorine pollutants in sediments from lake Maryut, Alexandria, Egypt. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64:395–404.

-Berekaa, M. M., Zaghloul,T.I., Abdel-fattah,Y.R., Saeed,H.M., Mohamed,S., 2009.Production of a novel glycerol-inducible lipase from thermophilicGeobacillusstearothermophilus strain-5. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol, 25: 287-294.

-Berekaa, M.M.,El-Aassar,S. A., El-Sayed.S.M., EL Borai,A.M., 2009.Production of poly-γ-glutamate (PGA) biopolymer by batch and semicontinuous cultures of immobilizedBacilluslicheniformis strain-R. Brazilian J.  Microbial. 40 (4): 715-724.

-Berekaa M. M., Al-Thawadi,A.M., 2012. Biosynthesis of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) biopolymer by Bacillus megateriumSW1-2: Application of Box-Behnken design for optimization of process parameters. African J. Microbiol Research, 6(4): 838-845.

-Berekaa, M. M., 2012. Genotypic detection of polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing Bacilli and Characterization of phaC Synthase of Bacillus sp. SW1-2. Life Science Journal, 9(4): 518-527.

-Berekaa, M. M., Al-Otaibi, M.S., 2013. Enhanced Production of Poly glutamic acid (PGA) byBacillusmegaterium strain-SW1:2 using statistical experimental design. African J. Biotech., 12(5):481-490.

-Berekaa, M.M., Mostafa, A.R., Alaa, A., 2013. Bioremediation of crude oil contaminated soil by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain-O2 and Micrococcus varians strain-X with different approaches. Biotechnology, 7(4): 131-136.

Caley,T.,Malaize,B.,Revel,M.,Ducassou,E.,Wainer,K.,Ibrahim,M.,Shoeaib,D.,Migeon,S.,Marieu,v.,2011.Orbital timing of the Indian, East Asian and African boreal monsoons and the concept of a 'global monsoon. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30 (25-26): 3705-3715.

-Dattakumar,M., Ramadan,W., Fawzy, M., Rana, A, Dubey,M., Rode,C., Lefez,B., Hannoyer,B. and Ogale, S. From Graphite Oxide to Highly Water Dispersible Functionalized Graphene by Single Step Plant Extract Induced De-oxygenation. Green Chem. DOI: 10.1039/c0xx00000x.

-Dennis, J.H., Abdel-Salam, M., Arfaj, A.,2010. Next generation sampler for personal monitoring. The annual international conference of the British occupational hygiene society (BOHS) (Occupational Hygiene 2010), Harrogate, UK, 2010.

-El-Bakatoushy, R.,Fawzy, M.,Botros, W.,2010.Impact of crude oil and waste water pollution on genetic diversity of Limoniastrummonopetalum (L.)Boiss populations. EcologiaMediterranea,2:36-45.

-El-Bakatoushi , R., Hegazy,A. K., Saad, H., Fawzy,M.,2011.Genetic diversity in coastal and inland desert populations of PeganumharmalaL. (Peganaceae). African Journal of Biotechnology, 10(71):15883-15890.

-El-Fiky, A.A.,2009.Hydrogeochemistry and geothermometry of thermal groundwater from the Gulf of Suez region, Egypt. J. King Abdulaziz Univ., Earth Sci., 20( 2): 71-96.

-El-Fiky, A.A.,2010.Hydrogeochemical characteristics and evolution of groundwater at the RasSudr-Abu Zenima area, southwest Sinai, Egypt. J. King Abdulaziz Univ., Earth Sci., 21(1): 79-109.

-Eliwah, M.A., El-Fiky, A.A., Rashed, M.A., Mansour, A.S., Sedeik, K.N., Bahabri, A.A.,2012. Determination of hydraulic conductivity of the coralline limestone aquifer of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Precautions and recommendations for deep foundations. DFI 37th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations on October 16-19, 2012 in Houston, TX, USA.

-El-Shanawani, R.,Zonnaveld,K., Ibrahim M.I.A., Kholeif,S.E., 2010. Distribution patterns of recent organic-walled dinoflagellate cystsin relation to environmental parameters in theMediterranean Sea. Palynology, 34(2): 233-260.

-El-shanawany, R., Zonneveld, K., Ibrahim, M.I., Kholeif, S.E.A., 2010. Distribution patterns of recent organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts in relation to environmental parameters in the Mediterranean Sea. Palynology

-El-Shanawany, R., Ibrahim M.I.A., Milker,Y., Schmiedl, G.,Badr, N.,Kholeif, S.E.,Zonnaveld, K.,2011. Anthropogenic impact on benthic foraminifera, Abu-Qir Bay, Alexandria, Egypt. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 41(4): 326–348

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-El-shanawany, R., Ibrahim, M.I., Milker, Y., Schmiedl, G., Kholeif, S.E.A., Badr, N., Zonneveld, K.A.F. 2011. Spatio-temporal distribution of neritic benthic foraminifera in relation to anthropogenic activities in Abu-Qir Bay, Alexandria, Egypt. Journal of Foraminiferal Research.

-Fawzy, M., Badr, N. E., El-Khatib, A., Abo-El-Kassem, A. Heavy metal biomonitoring and phytoremediation potentialities of aquatic macrophytes in River Nile.EnvironMonit Assess. DOI 10.1007/s10661-011-2076-9.

-Fawzy, M.,Badr ,N., El-Khatib,A., Abo-El-Kassem ,A.,2011. Heavy metal biomonitoring and phytoremediation potentialities of aquatic macrophytes of River Nile. Submitted to: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer Publisher, (in press)

-Hegazy,A.K, Kabil, H. F. Fawzy, M., 2009.Duckweed as heavy metal pollution indicator and accumulator in industrial wastewater ponds. Water Treatment and Desalination 12:400-406.

-Hussein, F., Fawzy, M.,2012. Phytoremediation potentiality of Cyperus articulates. Life Science Journal, 9 (4):4032- 4040.

-Ibrahim, M.I.A., 2009.The role of public participation in Environmental Impact Assessment: a case study from Egypt. Proceeding of the international workshop: Impact of large coastal mediterranean cities on marine ecosystems- Alexandria, Egypt 10-12 February 2009: 87-90.

-Ibrahim, M.I.A., Dilcher, D., Kholeif,S.E., 2009.Palynomorph succession and paleoenvironment in the upper cretaceous Abu Gharadig oil field, Northwestern Desert, Egypt. Micropaleontology, 55(6): 525-558.

-Ibrahim, M. I.A.,  El -Dossari, 2012. Pollen grains characteristics over the State of Kuwait from October 2009 to August 2011.  Dust and Dust Storm Conference, Kuwait 20-22 November 2012.

-Ibrahim, M. I.A.,  El -Dossari, A. 2012. Pollen grains characteristics over the State of Kuwait from October 2009 to August 2011.  13th International Palynological Congress and 9th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, August 23-30 2012 at Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan.   Poster, Selected Topic: (SS02) Cross-reactivity of pollen allergy.

-Khairy, M., Kolb, M., EL-Fiky, A., Mostafa, A.,Bahadir, M., 2009.Risk assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a mediterranean semi-enclosed basin affected by human activities (Abu Qir Bay, East Alexandria, Egypt). Journal of Hazardous Materials, 170: 389–397.

-Khairy, M. A., Kolb, M., Schmidt, C., Zachmann, D. W., Mostafa, A., EL-Fiky, A. A., Bahadir, M.,2010. Trace elements in sediments and mussels – spatial distribution, chemical partitioning, and risk assessment. Clean – Soil, Air, Water, 38 (12): 1184–1193.

-Khairy, M.A., Barakat, A., O., Mostafa,A.R., Wade, T.L., 2011.Multielement determination by flame atomic absorption of road dust samples in Delta region, Egypt. Microchemical Journal, 97:234-242.

-Khairy, M.A., Barakat, A.O., Mostafa, A.R., Wade, T.L., 2011.Multielement Determination by Flame Atomic Absorption of Road Dust Samples in Delta Region, Egypt. Microchemical Journal, 91, 234-242, doi: 10.1016/j.microc.2010.09.012

-Kholeif,S.E., Ibrahim, M.I.A.,  2010.Palynofacies analysis of inner continental shelf and middle slope sediments offshore Egypt, south-eastern mediterranean.Geobios, 43: 333-347.

-King, C., Salem, B., 2009. Comparison of biophysical affecting oasis ecosystems using remote sensing data and published local environmental assessments. Journal of Arid land Studies, 19(1):45-48.

-Mohamed,S., Saeed,H.M., Zaghloul,T.I., Mahmoud, M.,Berekaa,M.M., Abdel-fattah,Y.R., 2010. Isolation of lipase gene of the thermophilicGeobacillusstearothermophilus strain-5. Biotechnology, 9(1): 55-60.

-Mohamed,S., Saeed,H.M., Zaghloul,T.I., Mahmoud M. Berekaa,M.M., Abdel-fattah,Y.R., 2010. Enhanced production of lipase by the ThermophilicGeobacillusstearothermophilusstrain-5 using ststistical experimental design. New Biotechnology, 27(4): 330-336.

-Mohamed,S., Saeed,H.M., Zaghloul,T.I., Mahmoud, M. Berekaa,M.M., Abdel-fattah,Y.R., 2010.Purifiction and Properties of a Lipase from ThermophilicGeobacillusstearothermophilus strain-5.  International J. Biological Chemistry, 4(4): 203-212.

-Mostafa,  A. R.,   Alimi, A. A. , Barakat, A. O., 2009.Metals in surface sediments and marine bivalves of the Hadramout coastal area, Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Marine Pollution Bulletin,58(2): 308-311.

-Mostafa,  A. R.,  Wade, T. L., Sweet , S. T., Alim, A. A. , Barakat, A. O.,2009. Distribution and characteristics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediments of Hadramout coastal area, Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Journal of Marine Systems, 78: 1–8.

-Mostafa, A.R., Hegazi, A.H., El-Gayar, M.Sh., Andersson, J.T.,2009. Source characterization and the environmental impact of urban street dusts from Egypt based on hydrocarbon distributions. Fuel, 88 (1):95-104

-Mostafa,A.R., Alimi, A.A., Barakat, A., O., 2009. Metals in surface sediments and marine bivalves of the Hadhramout coastal area, Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Marine Pollution Bulletin ,58: 290-311.

-Mostafa, A.R, Blumenberg, M., Berekaa, M.M, Michaelis,W., Alaa ,A.R., 2013. Crude oil biodegradation efficiency of bacterial strains isolated from oil contaminated sediment from Western harbour of Alexandria, Egypt. Environ. Pollut. Submitted for publication.

-Mostafa, A.R., Wade,T.L., Sweet,S.T., Badr, N.,Barakat, A.O, 2011.  Distribution and Characteristics of PAHs in Sediments from the Coastal Environment of Egypt. Accepted in :  Water, Air and Soil Pollution (in press)

-Ossman, M.E., Badr,N.B., 2010. Lake Edku water quality management model for optimizing drainage water treatment using a genetic algorithm. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 5 (1-2):157-167.

-Salem, B., Andersen, G.L., Zahran, M.A., 2009.  Remote sensing and vegetation map of Egypt. In:  Vegetation of Egypt. (ed). Springer Science +Business Media B.V. ,319-333

-Tahoun, S.S, Ibrahim, M. I., Kholeif,S.E., 2012. Palynology and paleoenvironments of middle Jurassic to Cenomanian successions, Alamein-IX well, north Western desert, Egypt. Revista Española de Micropaleontología,44 (1-3):57-78.

-Youssef,G.A.,  Berekaa, M., 2009. Improved production of endoglucanase enzyme byAspergillusterreus; Application of plackettburman design for optimization of process parameters. Biotechnology, 8(2): 212-219.

- Youssef,G.A.,  El-Aassar,S.A.,  Berekaa,M., El-Shaer,M., Stolz,J., 2009. Arsenate and selenate reduction by some facultative bacteria in the Nile Delta, American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 5 (6): 847-855.

-Zobaa,M.K., Oboh-Ikuenobe, F.E., Ibrahim M.I.A., 2011. The cenomanian/turonian oceanic anoxic event in the Razzak field, North Western desert, Egypt: Source rock potential and paleoenvironmental association. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 28: 1475-1482.

-Zonnaveld, K.A.F., Chen, L., El-Shanawani, R., Fischer, H.W., Hoins, M., Ibrahim, M. I., Pittauerova, D., Versteegh, G.J.M., 2011. The use of dinoflagellate cysts to separate human-induced from natural variability in the trophic state of the Po River discharge plume over the last two centuries. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64 (1):114-132.

-Zonneveld, K.A., Chen, L., Elshanawany, R., Fischer, H.W., Hoins, M., Ibrahim, M.I.,Pittauerova, D., Versteegh, G.J., 2012. The use of dinoflagellate cysts to separate human-induced from natural variability in the trophic state of the Po River discharge plume over the last two centuries.  Marine Pollution Bulletin.

-Zonneveld, K.A.F., Marret, F., Versteegh, G., Bogus, K., Bonnet, S., Bouimetarhan, I., Crouch, E., de Vernal, A., Elshanawany, R., Edwards, L., Esper, O., Forke, S., Grّsfjeld, K., Henry, M., Holzwarth, U., Kielt, J.¸Kim, S., Ladouceur, S., Ledu, D., Liang, C., Limoges, A., Londeix, L., Lu, S., Mahmoud, M. S., Marino, G., Matsouka, K., Matthiessen, J., Mildenhal, D.C., Mudie, P., Neil, H.L., Pospelova, V., Qi, Y., Radi, T., Richerol, T., Rochon, A., Sangiorgi, F., Solignac, S., Turon, J., Verleye, T., Wang, Y., Wang, Z., Young, M. In press.  Atlas of modern dinoflagellate cyst distribution based on 2405 datapoints. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology


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