Dr. Waleed Zubari
Associate Professor, Water Resources Management Program
+973 23917 880
Ph.D., Hydrogeology Colorado State University, Colorado 2014
M.Sc., Hydrogeology Ohio University, Ohio 1987
B.Sc., Geology University of Alexandria, Egypt 1980
Artificial and natural groundwater recharge/discharge
Groundwater pollution and degradation
Groundwater socioeconomics and policy
PublicationsReview of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the North Town in the Kingdom of Bahrain Using the Rapid Impact Assessment Matrix (RIAM). Waleed A Alsaid, Sabah S Aljenaid, and Waleed K Zubari. King Abdulaziz University Journal: Meteorology, Environment, and Arid Land Agriculture Sciences, vol. 23 (2): 227-250 (in Arabic).
Assessment of Hafira Hazardous Industrial Landfill in the Kingdom of Bahrain Using GIS and Basel Convention Standards. Sarah A Al-Bugmi, Sabah S Al-Jenaid, Basil N Al-Yousfi, and Waleed K Zubari. Journal of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies, vol. 38 (144), 2012: 227-251 (in Arabic).
Assessment of Groundwater Vulnerability to Surface Pollution Using GIS in the State of Kuwait. Part II: Groundwater Pollution Hazard: Relationship between Groundwater Vulnerability and Existing Land use Activities. Al-Tahow, J., Al-Ajmi, A, and Zubari, W. K. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, vol. 28(1), 2010: 42-46 (in Arabic).
Assessment of Groundwater Vulnerability to Surface Pollution Using GIS in the State of Kuwait. Part I: Groundwater Intrinsic Vulnerability Mapping. Al-Tahow, J., Al-Ajmi, A, and Zubari, W. K. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, vol. 27(4), 2009: 237-246 (in Arabic).
Management and Sustainability of Groundwater Resources in Bahrain. Zubari, W. K. and Lori, I. J. Water Policy Journal, vol. 8, 2006: 127-145.
Spatial and Temporal Trends in Groundwater Resources in Bahrain, 1992-2002. Zubari, W. K. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research, vol. 10 (1), 2005: 57-67.
Assessing the Sustainability of non-renewable brackish groundwater in feeding an RO Desalination Plant in Bahrain. Zubari, W. K. Desalination, vol. 159 (3), 2003: 211-224.
Status of Desertification in the GCC countries and Suggest Combating Policies. Abahussain, A., Abdo, A. S., Zubari, W. K., and El-Din, M. N. Attaawun, vol. 57, 2003: 13-50 (In Arabic).
Alternative Water Resources Management Policies in West Asia. Zubari, W. K. Industry and Environment, vol. 25 (1), 2002: 43-47.
Desertification in the Arab Region: Analysis of Current Status and Trends. Abahussain, A. A., Abdu A. Sh., Zubari, W. K., Alaa El-Din. M. N., and M Abdulraheem. Journal of Arid Environments, vol. 51,2002: 521-454.
A Policy Framework for Combating Desertification in the Arab Region. Abdu A. Sh., Abahussain, A. A., Zubari, W. K., M. N. Alaa El-Din. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, 2001, vol. 19 (3): 112-120.
The Dammam Aquifer in Bahrain - Hydrochemical Characterization and Alternatives of Management of Groundwater Quality. Zubari, W.K. Hydrogeology Journal, 1999, vol. 7 (2): 197-208.
Towards the establishment of a total water cycle management and re-use program in the GCC countries. Al-Zubari, W. K. Desalination, 120(1998): 3-14.
Environmental History of Natural Springs in Bahrain. Al-Qusaibi, H.A., Abahussain, A.A., and Zubari, W.K. Al-Watheekah, July, 1998, vol. 34: 46-71 (in Arabic).
Spatial and Temporal Trends in Groundwater Salinity in Bahrain. Zubari, W.K., Khater, A.R., Al-Noaimi, M.A., and S.S. Al-Junaid. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, June, 1997, vol. 22 (1C): 81-94.
The Applicability of the WHO Drinking Water Guidelines to an arid region. Zubari, W.K., Madani, I.M., Al-Junaid, S.S., and M. Al-Noaimi. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 6 (4), 1996: 263-276.
Transient Behavior of the Rus-Umm Er Radhuma Aquifer in Bahrain. Journal of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies, vol. 81, 1996, pp. 175-199, Zubari, W.K.
A Study of the Quality of Groundwater in Bahrain during the Period 1941 to 1992. Journal of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies, vol. 78, 1995, pp. 99-114, Zubari, W.K, Madany. I.M., Al-Junaid, S.S., and S. Al-Manaai (in Arabic).
Brackish Groundwater Resources in Bahrain: Current Exploitation, Numerical Evaluation and Prospect for Utilization. Water Resources Management, vol. 9, 1995, pp.277-297, Zubari, W.K. and A. R. Khater.
Trends in the Quality of Groundwater in Bahrain with Respect to Salinity, 1941-1992. Environment International, vol. 20, no. 6, 1994, pp. 739-746, Zubari, W.K., Madany, I. M., Al-Junaid, S. S., and S. Al-Manaai.
Development Impacts on Groundwater Resources in Bahrain. International Journal of Water Resources Development, vol. 9, no. 3, 1993, pp. 263-279, Zubari, W.K., Mubarak, A.M., and I. M. Madany.