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A Benchmarking Approach to the Progress of Green Materials and systems’ use in the UAE construction industry
Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced several green regulatory guidelines, federal decrees, and a considerable number of environmentally friendly initiatives. Hence, the purpose of this paper is ...
Chemical and biological assessment of sediments and water of Khalid Khor, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Water and sediments were collected on March 2013 and April 2014 from Khalid Khor creek area in United Arab Emirates to assess their quality parameters. The pH and alkalinity of the water samples were measured and their ...
Key issues and challenges in e-government development: An integrative case study of the number one eCity in the Arab World
The purpose of this paper is to identify and study the key issues and challenges facing e-government development from an integrative perspective, and to provide strategies and policy recommendations to address them in a ...
Both decreasing interstructural space size and increasing total cover increase shrimp abundance on artificial structures deployed in a UAE seagrass bed
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-01)
We tested whether total cover and interstructural space size affect the abundances of mobile fauna colonizing small artificial structures deployed in a seagrass bed near Dubai, UAE, during May and September 2011. There ...
Habitat Complexity Influences the Microhabitat Choices of Desert Beetles
We present a model for prey survivorship varying with average space size/prey width (Sp/Py) and total cover within an area (Ct/At), which are habitat complexity indices. The model predicts that prey survivorship is maximized ...
Progress in female education and employment in the United Arab Emirates towards Millennium Development Goal (3) - Gender Equality
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the progress in the United Arab Emirates towards achievement of Millennium Development Goal (3), "gender equality", by the target date of 2015.Design/methodology/approach ‐ ...