My research expertise has a focus on the application of spatial technologies, and ground-based GIS data for environmental modelling, and covers areas such as:

  • Climate Change Impacts at a regional or larger scales
  • Species Distribution Modelling
  • Climate change impacts agricultural productivity and land suitability and invasive weed species
  • Wildlife habitat evaluation

I supervise higher degree and coursework research students in a broad range of application areas.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are interested in undertaking a PhD with me. I could put you in touch with an appropriate supervisor at Qatar University.

There are several options for international students. After negotiating with us regarding supervision, prospective international PhD candidates will have to contact Prof Nabil Zouari (Graduate Program Coordinator, +974 44034559,

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