Dr. Abdel-Aziz  Belal

Dr. Abdel-Aziz Belal

Associate Professor
National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Precision Farming from Frieburg University, Germany

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Biography

Dr. Abdel-Aziz Belal is currently working as Associate Professor of Soil Sciences and Head of Soil Sciences Department, Agriculture Application, Soil and Marine Division Egypt. He obtained his PhD in Precision Farming from Frieburg University Freiburg, Germany. He attended training on following topics Production of Land Use and Land Cover Maps Based on Satellite Imagery, Monitoring and Assessment Land Degradation on National/Site Levels, Developing a personality of leadership, Proposal Writing for Post Doctors, Trimble TerraSync Professional Edition Software. He is having 21 years working experience. He is professional member of Egyptian Soil Science Society, Egyptian Remote Sensing and Space Sciences Society, Society for Developing Clean Farming System, Scientific Society for Environmental protection, Union of Agricultural. His field of interest includes, Precision Farming, Sustainable Agriculture, Yield prediction and crop growth modeling, Building spectral library for soil and crop, Mapping geomorphology, Modeling Land and water resources and landuse planning and so on. He has published 39 articles in journals, 2 books, 12 presentations as author/co-author. He supervised 2 PhD and 1 MSc thesis, 8 MSc and 1 PhD student currently in his supervision. He is also serving as reviewer in number of national and international journals. He is also serving as Principal Investigator of many projects.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Remote Sensing
62%
Precision Farming
90%
Sustainable Agriculture
75%
Geographic Information Systems
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mohamed E.S., A.A. Belal and A. Shalaby, 2015. Impacts of soil sealing on potential agriculture in Egypt using remote sensing and GIS techniques. Eurasian Soil Sci., 48: 1159-1169.
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  2. El-Hadidy, E.M, A.A. Belal, A.M. Mosa, A.A. Elnaggar, and H.M. Aboelsoud, 2014. Effect of irrigation improvement on crop pattern and crop water requirements using remote sensing and GIS techniques. J. Soil Agric. Eng., Mansura Univ., 5: 433-454.
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  3. Belal, A.A., H.R. El-Ramady, E.S. Mohamed and A.M. Saleh, 2014. Drought risk assessment using remote sensing and GIS techniques. Arab. J. Geosci., 7: 35-53.
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  4. Saleh, A.M., A.B. Belal and S.M. Arafat, 2013. Identification and mapping of some soil types using field spectrometry and spectral mixture analyses: A case study of North Sinai, Egypt. Arab. J. Geosci., 6: 1799-1806.
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  5. Mohamed, E.S., B. Schutt and A.A. Belal, 2013. Assessment of environmental hazards in the north western coast-Egypt using RS and GIS. Egypt. J. Remote Sens. Space Sci., 16: 219-229.
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  6. Mohamed, E.S., A. Belal and A. Saleh, 2013. Assessment of land degradation east of the Nile Delta, Egypt using remote sensing and GIS techniques. Arab. J. Geosci., 6: 2843-2853.
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  7. Abdel Kawy, W.A.M. and A.A. Belal, 2013. Use of satellite data and GIS for soil mapping and monitoring soil productivity of the cultivated land in El-Fayoum depression, Egypt. Arab. J. Geosci., 6: 723-732.
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  8. Abdel Kawy, W.A. and A.A. Belal, 2012. Spatial analysis techniques to survey the heavy metals content of the cultivated land in El-Fayoum depression, Egypt. Arabian J. Geosci., 5: 1247-1258.
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  9. Elbeih, S.F., A.A.B. Belal and E.S.A. Zaghloul, 2011. Hazards mitigation and natural resources evaluation around Sohag-Safaga highway, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Egypt. J. Remote Sens. Space Sci., 14: 15-28.
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  10. Belal, A.A. and K.M.A. Al-Ashri, 2011. GIS based land evaluation in Baharyia Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. J. Soil Sci. Agric. Eng. Mansoura Univ., 2: 11-24.

  11. Belal, A.A. and F.S. Moghanm, 2011. Detecting urban growth using remote sensing and GIS techniques in Al Gharbiya governorate, Egypt. Egypt. J. Remote Sens. Space Sci., 14: 73-79.
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  12. Abdel Kawy, W.A. and A.A. Belal, 2011. Soil resilience mapping in selective wetlands, West Suez Canal, Egypt. Egypt. J. Remote Sensing Space Sci., 14: 99-112.
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  13. Abdel Kawy, W.A. and A.A. Belal, 2011. GIS to assess the environmental sensitivity for desertification in soil adjacent to El-Manzala Lake, East of Nile Delta, Egypt. Am. Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 10: 844-856.
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  14. El-Ramady, H.R., N. Abdalla, T. Shalaby and A. Belal, 2010. Glossary of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Terms. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-634-25885-1, Pages: 436.
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  15. Al-Ashri, K.M.A. and A.A. Belal, 2010. Relationship between landforms and soil characteristics in Bahariya Oasis, Egypt. J. Soil Sci. Agric. Eng., Mansoura Univ., 1: 1157-1175.

  16. Aboelghar, M., S. Arafat, A. Saleh, S. Naeem, M. Shirbeny and A. Belal, 2010. Retrieving leaf area index from SPOT4 satellite data. Egypt. J. Remote Sensing Space Sci., 13: 121-127.
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  17. Abdel Kawy, W.A.M. and A.A. Belal, 2009. Impact of soil degradation on land qualities of some cultivated Areas at East Nile Delta-Egypt. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 3: 2054-2063.
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