Assessment of spatial variations of particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) in Bahrain identified by air quality index (AQI)

Authors: Jassim M.S., Coskuner G.
The rapid urbanization, industrialization, modernization, and the frequent Middle Eastern dust storms have negatively impacted the ambient air quality in Bahrain. The objective of this study is to identify the most critical atmospheric air pollutants with emphasis on their potential risk to health based on calculated AQI (air quality index) [...]

Radiological impact of NORM generated by oil and gas industries in the kingdom of Bahrain

Authors: Husain H., Sakhnini L.
A study of the external background radiation in areas affected by NORM generated by oil and gas industrial activities has been performed in the Kingdom of Bahrain. In this framework, two experimental residential areas, Awali and Riffa Views, were selected due to the presence of extensive oil and gas exploration [...]

Global warming awareness among the University of Bahrain science students

Authors: Freije A.M., Hussain T., Salman E.A.
This study was designed to investigate the awareness regarding global warming among the College of Science students at University of Bahrain. A total of 143 science students were examined using a questionnaire that covered three aspects of global warming including causes, impacts, and solutions. The study included 51, 28, 40 [...]


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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
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UoB GHG Inventory Team

The University of Bahrain team for Green House Gas (GHG) inventory was established in 2017 as part of the Supreme Council for Environment, and the United Nations Development Program. The University team aim to release the Bahrain Third National Communication Report under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. [...]
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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]

SDG 13 Events

Sustainable Development Week (Climate change action)

Prof. Manfred A. Lange, the director of Future Earth Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Center in Cyprus has given a workshop about Global Changes in the Middle East and North Africa and Mitigation-/Adaptation Strategies to the enrolled PhD students in the Environment and Sustainability program provided by the [...]

Climate change action lecture by Prof. Philip

UoB has been arranging several events on climate change risks, impacts, mitigation, impact reduction and early warning. Around 200 researchers attended Prof Philippe Ciais lecture regarding climate change effects and actions, which was hosted by UoB. He has shared his experience as a researcher of the Laboratories des Sciences du [...]


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The University of Bahrain Partners with Ministry of Transportation & Telecommunications

The University of Bahrain signed a memorandum of understanding in July 2018 with the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications through the Civil Aviation Affairs to establish collaboration in the field of meteorology transportation and communications. The agreement includes offering an MSc program and a Minor in Weather Forecasts which provides [...]