Ahmad AwadInstitute for Social-Ecological Research / Hochschule Koblenz · Water resources and land-use systems / Civil engineering
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I focus on the dynamics of land-use changes and their impact on water resources. In doing so, I integrate monitoring, modelling and scenario analysis using physical-based, statistical or machine learning in the research process. Various data sources in tabular, spatial (e.g., remote sensing), and qualitative data (e.g., open ended interviews) are incorporated in this process. The main objective is to support in alleviating the research gap in better managing our surrounding landscapes.
The capital of Jordan, Amman, have been subject to high rates of urbanization since the second half of 19th century. The high rates of urbanization and its manifestation patterns resulted in various trends of land use land cover changes (LULCC) across time and space. These trends are commonly caused by complex dynamics within the coupled human-envi...