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Dynamic Properties of Soil in UAE from Field and Laboratory Tests
Dynamic properties of soil are important for the design of structures under seismic loadings. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is experiencing significant construction development; however, there is no systematic study to ...
Workforce Localization in the Arab Gulf Countries: How Do Organizations Socialize the Members of a Powerful Minority?
This paper addresses a key social–cultural aspect of sustainability in the Gulf region: Workforce localization (WL). Our research objective is to empirically explore organizational socialization (OS) practices in the context ...
Land Use/Land Cover Changes Impact on Groundwater Level and Quality in the Northern Part of the United Arab Emirates
This study aims to develop an integrated approach for mapping and monitoring land use/land cover (LULC) changes and to investigate the impacts of LULC changes and population growth on groundwater level and quality using ...
Construction Disputes in the UAE: Causes and Resolution Methods
Claims and disputes occur frequently in the construction industry between different contracting parties, mainly the owner, the designer and the contractor. Consequently, valuable time and a significant amount of money are ...