Adnan Hassan Afaj

Prof. Dr. Adnan Hassan Afaj

+49 6151 16-23600
+49 6151 16-23601

Schnittspahnstraße 9
64287 Darmstadt

Raum: B2|01 216

Arbeitsgebiet(e)

  • Geochemie der Stabilen Isotopen
  • Geochemie der Arzneimittel
  • Oberflächen- und Grundwasserverschmutzung
  • Geochemie von Karbonaten
  • Geochemie von jungen Sedimenten
  • Luftverschmutzung
  • Gebrauch von GIS-Techniken in der Umweltforschung

Kurzlebenslauf

geboren 1950 in Bagdad

Akademischer Werdegang

1983
Ph.D., Environmental Geochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg Universität – Mainz, Deutschland

1980
Diplom, Carbonate Sedimentology, Johannes Gutenberg Universität – Mainz, Deutschland

1974
B. Sc., Geology, Bagdad Universität, Irak

Wissenschaftlicher und beruflicher Werdegang

1984 – 1986
Geologe im Bereich geologischer Gutachten und im Bergbau, Bagdad

1986 – 1991
Dozent an der Basrah Universität

1991 – 1992
Assistenzprofessor an der Basrah Universität

1992 – 2003
Leiter einer Forschungsgruppe im Umweltforschungszentrum

seit 2003
Leiter einer Forschungsgruppe im Umweltforschungszentrum; Leiter des Umweltforschungszentrum/ Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Technologie

2005
Gutachter in Umweltgeochemie

Auslandsaufenthalte

2000
Stipendium des DAAD, Bonn, Deutschland

2004
Stipendium des DAAD, Bonn, Deutschland

2008
Stipendium des DAAD, Bonn, Deutschland

2010
Gastprofessor an der TU Darmstadt, Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften, Darmstadt, Deutschland

Mitgliedschaften

  • Irakische Geologenvereinigung
  • Irakische Vereinigung der Fernerkundung
  • Redakteur des Irakischen Gelogischen Journal, 1999 – 2000
  • Redakteur des Journals Wissenschaft und Technologie, Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Technologie (MoST), seit 2009

Bücher

Shanshal, A; Afaj, A. H.; Alwan, A. & Thejeel, S. A. (2001): Proceeding of the First National Symposium on Scientific and Technical Support for Archaeological Studies. 656 p., Published by IAEC, 2001, Baghdad, Iraq.

Publikationen

Trace element distribution in Mollusk shells from Khor AL – Zubair. J. Biol. Sci. Res. 20(3): 581 – 591, 1989.

The effect of artificial weathering on clay minerals in silty sediments from Middle and south Iraq. Basrah J. of Agr. Sci. 2(1): 191 – 207, 1989.

The marsh of Basrah region …. Geological study. J. of Art College, Basrah University, 22, 1989.

Trace element distribution in Mollusk shells from Shatt AL – Arab river. Proc. of the second Sci. Conf. Of SDRC, 111 – 128, 18 – 20 March, 1990.

The variations of some heavy trace metals in mollusk shell from Shatt AL – Arab river. Mu ,tah Lil – Buhooth Wa AL – Dirasat, 7 (1): 61 – 71, 1992.

The aerial distribution of sedimentary structures in the sediments of Khor AL – Zubair tidal flat. J. Iraqi Sci., 33: 580 – 597.

Effect of Mollusk shell size on the distribution and variation of heavy metals concentrations. Proceedings of the 5th Jordanian Geological Conference and 3rd Conference on the Geology of the Middle East ( GEOCOME III ), 624 – 634, Amman 3 – 5 October 1994.

Some geochemical aspects of Khor AL – Zubair sediments northern Arabian Gulf, Iraq. Proceeding of the 6th Jordanian Geological Conference, Amman 5 – 8 Oct. 1998.

Treatment of industrial wastewater using siliceous rocks. J. of Eng. and Tech. 4: 88 – 94, 1999.

Interpretation of Paleaoenviroment and salinity of water sources in AL-Hathar area, North Iraq. Proceeding of 1st National Symposium on Scientific and Technical Support for Archaeological Studies, 533 – 548, Baghdad, 15 -17 May, 2000.

Removal of hardness from water. Proceeding of 1st National scientific Conference in Environmental Pollution and Means of Protection, 123 – 127, Baghdad 5 – 6 Nov. 2000.

Environmental factors and its effect on mineralogical composition of kidney stones from Iraq. Proceeding of 1st National scientific Conference in Environmental Pollution and Means of Protection, 78 – 87, Baghdad 5 – 6 Nov., 2000.

The hydrogeochemical properties of ground water in AL-Dibdiba aquifer, South Iraq. Proceeding of 1st National scientific Conference in Environmental Pollution and Means of Protection, 128 – 152, Baghdad 5 – 6 Nov., 2000.

Air pollution in Baghdad city … A case study in the environmental pollution. Proceeding of 1st National scientific Conference in Environmental Pollution and Means of Protection, 390 – 405, Baghdad 5 – 6 Nov., 2000.

Manufacturing of ceramic water filter using Iraqi clays. J. Iraqi Sci., 41: 1 – 14, 2000.

Treatment of sewage water using gamma radiation. J. of the College Education, 8: 436 – 448, 2001.

Palaeosalinitaetfazies in den hoechsten Oberen Cerithien-Schichten des Mainzer Beckens (Untermiozaen )- Geochemische Untersuchungen (stabile Isotope und Spurenelemente) an Molluskenschalen. Mainzer Geowissenschaftlichen Mitteilungen, 31: 129-152, 2002.

Evaluation of total suspended particles (TSP) levels in Baghdad ambient air. J. of Eng. And Tech., 22: 108-119, 2003.

Korrelation der Mikrofaziestypen von karbonatgerollen der Wadern-Formation (Rotliegend) imsaar-Nahe-Becken mit devonischen karbonaten des sudostlichen Hunsrucks. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Abh., 229(3): 281-316, 2003, Sttutgart.

Some sedimentological aspects of Khor AL – Zubair northern Arabian Gulf, Iraq. J. Geol. Soc. Iraq, 32-33: 55-67, 2004.

Mineralogical composition of urinary stones from different provinces in Iraq. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL, 5: 24-38, 2005.

Geochemistry of carbon stable isotope in Shatt AL-Arab and Khor AL-Zubair, South Iraq. International Symposium on: advance in isotope hydrology and its Role in sustainable water Resources Management. IAEA, Vol. 1: 447-453, Vienna, Austria 21-25-May 2007.

Treatment of low-and intermediate-level radioactive liquid waste from ALTWATHA site using Iraqi zeolite. J. of Engineer. 13(1): 1237-1250, 2007.

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