Qasem Abdul-Jaber

Post:

Assistant Professor of Water and Environmental Sciences

Location:

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Al-Quds University, P. O. Box 20002, Jerusalem, Palestine

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About

Assistant Professor of Water and Environmental Sciences / Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Education

  • B Sc University of Jordan Amman, Jordan, 1980
  • M Sc University of Jordan Amman, Jordan, 1982
  • Ph D Muenster University, Germany, 1989

Research interests

  • Water chemistry and water quality
  • Water rock interaction (Hydrogeochemistry)
  • Wastewater
  • Environmental issues

Teaching activities

Graduate Courses

  • 8036731 Natural water chemistry
  • 8036535 Environmental pollution

Undergraduate Courses

  • 0316 101 Introduction to Environmental Sciences
  • 0316 102 General Geology
  • 0316 103 Geology lab.
  • 0316211 Mineralogy and optical mineralogy
  • 0316212 introduction to petrology
  • 0316211 Mineralogy and optical mineralogy
  • 0316222 Mineralogy and petrography
  • 0316213 Biostratigraphy
  • 0316214 Structural Geology
  • 0316216 Hydrology
  • 0316324 Geology of Palestine
  • 0316328 Water chemistry
  • 0316432 Methods of analyzing drinking water and wastewater
  • 0316330 Field and environmental geology

Selected publications

  • Abdul-Jaber, Q. and Mir, D. Environmental Issues in the Jerusalem Metropolitan Area. Chapter 14 Jerusalem; A City and its Future; First Ed. (Syracuse University Press; Syracuse, New York 2002)
  • Abdul-Jaber, Q., Abed Rabbo, A., Scarpa, D., Qannam, Z. and Younger, P. (1999): Wells in the West Bank, Water Quality and Chemistry. University of Newcastle upon Tyne; UK, Palestinian Hydrology Group; Jerusalem and Bethlehem University, Bethlehem.
  • Abed Rabbo, A., Scarpa, D., Qannam, Z., Abdul-Jaber, Q. and Younger, P. (1999): Springs in the West Bank, Water Quality and Chemistry. University of Newcastle upon Tyne; UK, Palestinian Hydrology Group; Jerusalem and Bethlehem University, Bethlehem.
  • Aliewi, A., Younger, P., Abdul-Jaber, Q., Husary, S. and Khalid, A. (1999): Assessment of vulnerability of the Touronian-Upper Cenomanian aquifer to wastewater disposal from the City of Nablus, Palestine. Groundwater in the Urban Environment: Selected City Profiles, Chilton (ed.), A. > Balkema, Rotterdam, ISBN 9054108731.
  • Scarpa, D., Rabbo, A., Qannam, Z. and Abdul-Jaber, Q. (1998): Groundwater pollution in unconfined aquifers in the northern West Bank, Palestine. Proceedings of the British Society International Conference, Exter; Hydrology in a changing environment, Volume II, pp 34 – 40, Eds. Haward Wheater and Celia Kirbi.
  • Husary, S., Rihan, S., Abdul-Jaber, Q. Aliewi, A. (1998): Hydrological and hydrochemical analysis of the major springs in the Jordan Valley, Palestine. Gumbling with Groundwater-Physical, Chemical and Biological Aspects of Aquifer –Stream Relations. Brahana et al., (eds), pp 655 – 660.
  • Abdul-Jaber, Q. and Salameh, E. (1998): High pH waters and their chemical equilibrium with different rocks and mineral phases from the Maqarin Area / North Jordan. N. Jb. Geol. Palaeont. Abh. Vol. 208, pp 115-136, Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhundlung, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Abdul-Jaber, Q. and Khoury, H. ): Unusual mineralisation in the Maqarin Area (North Jordan) and the occurrence of some rare minerals in the marbles and weathered rocks. N. Jb .Ged. Palaeont. Abh. Vol. 208,(1998) 603-629, Schweizerbart’sche Verlaysbuch hundlung, stuttgart, Germany
  • Abdul-Jaber, Q. (1994): The pH-value of Natural Waters:- Palestinian Hydrology Group (PHG), Jerusalem.
  • Abdul-Jaber, Q. (1995): Water Chemistry of some Groundwaters from the West Bank. Proceedings of the Symposium “A Strategy for Water Sector Capacity Building in Palestine”,