Wednesday Feb 07, 2018 Theme 9 -- Coastal and Marine Environment of the Red Sea ROOM 1
09:15 - 09:30 Environmental changes in the Al-Salam Lagoon (central of Jeddah’s coast) during the recent history, based on core sediments and benthic foraminifera Ramadan H. Abu-Zied
09:30 - 09:45 Application of Petrographic Study for Inferring of Depositional Conditions in Sarum Evaporitic Ponds, Jeddah South Corniche, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia Ali A. Khawfany, Mahmoud A. Aref, Rushdi J. Taj
09:45 - 10:00 Chemical study on the lipid content of coastal plant Salicornia fruticosa from the Red Sea coast and their antifouling activity Fekri M. Shaher and Usama W. Hawas
10:00 - 10:15 Evaporitic Sedimentation Associated With Microbial Structures (MISS) in Al-Kharrar Coastal Sabkha, Rabigh Area, Red Sea Coast, Saudi Arabia Mahmoud A. Aref and Rushdi J. Taj
10:15 - 10:30 Effluence of wadi flooding on the grain size characteristics of coastal sediments " An example from Jizan sabkha, Saudi Arabia" Ali A. Khawfany, Rushdi J. Taj, Mahmoud A. Aref
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:00 An environmental perspective: Shiab Al-Kabeer, a coral patch in the Red Sea of Saudi Arabia Abdulnaseer Al-Qutub, Najeeb Rasul, Nawaf Widinly and Ahmed Al-Osemi
11:00 - 11:15 Field and Petrographic Characteristics and Basin Zonation of Jizan Marginal Marine Sabkha, Red Sea Coastal plain of Saudi Arabia Mohammed H. Basyoni, Mahmoud A. Aref and Ali A. Khafwany
11:15 - 11:30 Diversity Of The Early Miocene Coralline Red Algae From Gharamul Formation, Abu Shaar El Qablei, Gulf Of Suez, Egypt Mostafa M. Hamad, Orabi, H. Orabi, Reda, M. El Gammal
11:30 - 11:45 Sediment distribution pattern in the Khuraybah lagoon, eastern Red Sea, Saudi Arabia Salem Al-Nomani, Najeeb Rasul, Mostafa Khorsheed, Ali Al-Tharowi and Adel Al-Jerais
12:45 -- 14:15 LUNCH & PRAYER & POSTER


Wednesday Feb 07, 2018 Theme 1 -- Geology of the Arabian Plate: Formation, Tectonics, Structure ROOM 2
09:15 - 09:30 The crustal structure of Egypt and the northern Red Sea region Ahmed Hosny and Andrew Nyblade
09:30 - 09:45 New Evidence of Sea Floor Spreading in the Northern Red Sea Based on Geophysical Data El-Khadragy, A. A, Azab, A. A., Saada, S. A.
09:45 - 10:00 Intra-continental centers of rifting deduced from land-magnetic data, satellite images and morphology of the western littoral zone of northern Red Sea. T. Arafa-Hamed, Ahmad M. Lethy, Sultan A. S. Araffa
10:00 - 10:15 Proterozoic inheritance in the Gulf of Aden: the example of the Socotra Island (Yemen) Khaled Khanbari, Yoann Denèle, Nicolas Bellahsen, Sylvie Leroy, JM Champanhet
10:15 - 10:30 Paleozoic Geology of Saudi Arabia: History, Tectonics, Glaciations, Stratigraphy, and Natural Resources Abdulaziz A Laboun
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:00 New Insights into the Lithospheric Structure and Evolution of the Arabian Shield Mooney et al
11:00 - 11:15 The regional tectonic implications of heterogeneous extension on Red Sea Rift architecture and internal deformation of the Arabian Plate Thamer Aldaajani, Kevin Furlong, Rocco Malservisi
11:15 - 11:30 Geochemical and isotopic constraints on post-tectonic granites in the central part of Nabitah Fault zone, Arabian Shield, Saudi Arabia Ahmad Reda, Kamal Ali, Hesham Harbi
11:30 - 11:45 The first in-situ Rb/Sr dating of biotite in the Arabian Shield Ahmad A. Reda, Lise M. Jensen, Juraj Farkas, Thomas Zack, Alan Collins, John Foden
11:45 - 12:00 Analysis of Mega-scale σ-type Porphyroclast of Kohlah area: Implications of dextral Shearing in the Arabian Shield Mohamed K. El-Shafei and Mohamed Matsah
12:00 - 12:15 Finite Strain analysis for Neoproterozoic rocks associations of Al Amar fault zone Eastern Arabian Shield, Saudi Arabia Hussain Al faifi, Osama M.K. Kassem, & Lami A. N. Mohammed
12:15 - 12:30 Tectonic Evolution and Microstructural analysis of Zalm area, Arabian Shield Saudi Arabia Osama M. K. Kassem, Esam Abd El-Mataal, Ali Khahal, Abed H. R. Al Ghoreiby
12:30 - 12:45 Late Eocene (40 Ma) to Pliocene structural and tectonic development of Arabian Platform: the effect of Alpine-Himalayan Orogeny in Central Arabia Abdullah O. Bamousa, Abdullah M. Memesh, Salih M. Dini and Ali M. Al Zahrani
12:45 -- 14:15 LUNCH & PRAYER & POSTER
14:15 - 14:30 Geologic Development of the Northernmost Part of the Harrat Rahat Volcanic Field, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Drew T. Downs, Mark E. Stelten, Duane E. Champion, Hannah R. Dietterich, David R. Sherrod, Andrew T. Calvert, Thomas W. Sisson
14:30 - 14:45 Isotopic Constraints on the Sources of the Rahat Volcanic Field Vincent J.M. Salters, Afi Sachi-Kocher, Drew T. Downs, Mark E. Stelten, Thomas W. Sisson
14:45 - 15:00 Earthquake Geothermometry of Rejuvenated Proterozoic Mantle beneath Harrat Lunayyir Implies Two-Stage Red Sea Rifting Alexander R. Blanchette, Simon L. Klemperer, Walter D. Mooney, Hani M. Zahran
15:00 - 15:15 Volcanic eruption of adakitic lava in the Arabian-Nubian shield: Evidence from late Neoproterozoic volcano-sedimentary successions, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt Khaled M. Abdel Fadil, Mohamed A. Obeid, Mokhles K. Azer, Paul D. Asimow
15:15 - 15:30 A new look on Imperial Porphyry – a famous ancient dimension stone from the Eastern Desert of Egypt: Petrogenesis, cultural relevance and Geochronology M. M. Abu El-Enen, J. Lorenz, K.l A. Ali, V. von Seckendorff, M. Okrusch, U. Schüssler, H. Brätz, R-Th. Schmitt
15:30 - 15:45 Characteristics and origin of Lava-sediment interaction during emplacement of Tertiary volcanism: an example from Cairo-Suez district Northeastern Desert, Egyp Hatem M. El Desoky and Taher M. Shahin


Wednesday Feb 07, 2018 Theme 3 -- Geophysics and Seismology: from Imaging to Interpretation (Part 2) ROOM 3
09:15 - 09:30 Relocation and time domain moment tensor inversion of the 27 June 2015 Gulf of Aqaba earthquake sequence using data of the surrounding networks Hani Zaharan, Mahmoud Elhadidy, Wael Alraddadi , Walid Farid,Mahmoud Salam, Salah Elhadidy
09:30 - 09:45 Review in Seismotectonic setting of Gulf of Aqaba with respect to the 27 June 2015 and 16 May 2016 Aqaba earthquake swarms Abd el-aziz Khairy Abd el-aal and Shaimaa Ismail Mostafa
09:45 - 10:00 Seismicity And Major Geologic Structures Of Tiran And Sanafir Islands And Their Surroundings In The Red Sea Hamdy A. Aboulela, Essam Aboud, Rashad A. Bantan
10:00 - 10:15 Characteristics of the earthquake Swarms in the Arabian Shield, Western Saudi Arabia and its causative tectonics Salah EL-hadidy, Hani M. Zahran, Mahmoud Soliman, Mahmoud ELHadidy, Abdullah Mousa
10:15 - 10:30 Analysis of seismic swarm activity at Umm-Lujj area, western Saudi Arabia M. Youssof, P. M. Mai, L. Parisi, Z. Tang, H. Zahran, S. El-Hadidy, M. Sami, M. S. ElHadidy, W.Raddadi
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:00 Integrated geophysical imaging underneath the surface rupture induced by the 2009 Al-Ays earthquake swarm Mohamed A. Rashed, Hani M. Zahran, Hussein M. Harbi, Ali H. Atef, Sherif M. El-Hady
11:00 - 11:15 Aeromagnetic Data over Harrat Lunayyir and Surrounding Areas, Western Saudi Arabia Hani M. Zahran, Sherif M. El-Hady, Helmy S. Abuelnaga
11:15 - 11:30 Enhancement of the western Saudi Arabia RTP magnetic grid using directional tilt derivatives Ian C.F Stewart
11:30 - 11:45 Effectiveness of optimized and conventional resistivity arrays for high-resolution subsurface investigation using 2D imaging technique Fathi M. Abdullah, Meng H. Loke, Mohd Nawawi and Khiruddin Abdullah
11:45 - 12:00 Noise masking of near-surface heterogeneities on subsurface seismic reflectivity Hussein M. Harbi, Ali H. Atef
12:00 - 12:15 Structural Seismic Interpretation for Sharif and Sharif West, Muglad Basin, Sudan Abdelrhman, A. E. Dawod, A. S., Mohamed, N. E., Imam, A. M
12:15 - 12:30 Geophysical Investigation of the Possible Source of Groundwater Level Rise at the Osirion-Abydos Archeological Site, Sohag, Egypt Gamal Z. AbdelAal, Mohammed Hassoup and AbdelBaset
12:30 - 12:45 Exploration of the deep groundwater resources in El-Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt: geophysical and geothermal applications Elsayed M. Abu El Ella and Taha Rabeh
12:45 -- 14:15 LUNCH & PRAYER & POSTER
14:15 - 14:30 Petrophysical Analysis Of Lower Safa Reservoir Of El-Obaiyed Condensate Field, North Western Desert, Egypt, Using Well Log Data Ahmed S.A. Abu El-Ata, Ashraf E. Ghoneimi, Said A. Ali and Ahmed H. Hafeez
14:30 - 14:45 Investigating Dam Integrity Using 2D Seismic and Resistivity Tomography: A Case Study in Al Madinah Al Munawarah, Western Saudi Arabia Zaam A. Alotaibi, Hussein M. Harbi, Ali H. Atef
14:45 - 15:00 Detection of basaltic intrusion using geomagnetic survey on Kolit Fahdi, Eastern Desert, Egypt A.M. Abudeif, M.H Alkhashab, S.E Saad
15:00 - 15:15 Applying dual polarimetric approach of polarimetric borehole radar data for characterization of subsurface rock fractures Khamis Mansour, Motoyuki Sato
15:15 - 15:30 Estimation Of Shear Wave Velocity Structures Using Microtremor Array Explorations In Ismailia City, Egypt Mohamed Salah Maklad, Toshiaki Yokoi, Takumi Hayashida, Mohamed Nabil ElGabry
15:30 - 15:45 Shallow geophysical surveys and seismic hazard assessment for dynamic geotechnical properties evaluation: a case study in Wadi Habib site, Egypt Awad A. Omran, Ahmed Reda M. El-Younsy, Yusry S. Soody