Digital Imaging 1983 – 1985

digital imagingPublications are by Farouk El-Baz only unless indicated by ( ).
* Asterisks signify books.

272. Islamsat: A Technologically Advanced System for Efficient Charting of Natural Resources. International Conference on Islam and Technology, June 1983. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 21. (1983)

273. A Geological Perspective of the Desert. In: Origin and Evolution of Deserts. S. W. Wells and D. R. Haragan, Editors. (Contributions of the Committee on Desert and Arid Zone Research of the Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science). University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, N.M., p. 163-183. (1983)

274. Uyoun ala Ad-Dunya Tasbah fi Al-Fada (Eyes on the World Float in Space; in Arabic). October. 7th Year, No. 357, 28 August 1983, Dar Al-Maaref, Cairo, Egypt, Cover + p. 14-15. (1983). Also in: Al-Shabab Al-Arabi (Arab Youth) 12 September 1983, p. 6. (1983)

275. Electro-Optics: The Viking Mars Lander Camera and Its Application to Aerial Reconnaissance. Middle East Electronics, Reed Business Publishing Developments, Surrey, England, Vol. 6, Issue 8, September 1983, p. 16-23. (1983)

276. Al-Mashraoh Al-Qawmi lil Tasweer Al-Jawi (National Program for Aerial Photography; in Arabic). Mijallat Al-Quwat Al-Jawiya (Air Force Magazine), Cairo, Egypt, No. 112, September 1983, p. 22-29. (1983)

277. Electro-optics: EO Imaging Will Replace Film in Reconnaissance. Defence System Review. October 1983, Vol. 1, No. 5, p. 48-52. (1983)

278. Asre Al-Basariyat Al-Kahrabiya: Tecknologiat Al-Tasweer wal Bath Al-Fawri min Markabat Al-Fada “Viking Lander” Ela Khidmat Al-Estitla wal Muraqaba Al-Jawiya (The Age of Electro-Optics: Photo Technology and Instantaneous Transmission from the “Viking Lander” Spacecraft in the Service of Reconnaissance and Aerial Surveillance; in Arabic). Al-Difa Al-Arabi (Arab Defence Journal), Beirut, Lebanon, Vol. VIII, No. 1, October 1983, p. 44-50. (1983)

279. Al-Qamar Al-Sinaie Al-Islami “Islamsat”: Wasilatun Elmiya Mutaqadima Li-hasr Al-Tharwat Al-Tabiyea fi Al-Alam Al-Islami (The Islamic Satellite “Islamsat”: A Technologically Advanced Method for the Survey for Natural Resources in the Islamic World; in Arabic). The Engineers’ Magazine, Cairo, Year 39, No. 345, December 1983, p. 37-45. (1983). Also in: Al-Faisal Magazine, Issue 85, 8th Year, April 1984, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, p. 91-102. (1984)

280. Makouk Al-Fada Yaltaqit Sowaran Mujassamah li Saharina (The Space Shuttle Takes Stereo Photographs of Our Deserts; in Arabic). October Weekly, Cairo, 8th Year, Vol. 375, Sunday 1 January 1984, Cairo, Egypt, p. 18-19. (1984)

281. Science and Technology in the Middle East: A Guide to Issues, Organizations and Institutions. By Ziadudin Sardar, Longman, New York, 1982, 324 p. (Book Review). The Middle East Journal, Winter 1984, Vol. 38, No. 1, p. 163-164. (1984)

* 282. Deserts and Arid Lands, F. El-Baz, Editor. Remote Sensing of Earth Resources and Environment. V. Klemas, Man. Editor. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. The Hague, The Netherlands, 222 p. (1984)

283. The Desert in the Space Age. In: Deserts and Arid Lands, F. El-Baz, Editor. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, The Netherlands, p. 1-29. (1984)

284. When the Deserts Bloom Again. South: The Thirld World Magazine, January 1984, No. 39, London, England, p. 32-33. (1984)

285. Origin and Evolution of the Desert Landscape. Papers for Presentation at the Indo-US Workshop on Arid Zone Research, 9-14 January 1984, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, India, p. 5.1-5.17. (1984)

286. The Exploration of Outer Space with Cameras: A History of the NASA Unmanned Spacecraft Missions. By Michael M. Mirabito, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 1983, 170 p. (Book Review) Optical Engineering. SPIE Reports. January/February 1984, Vol. 23, No. 1, p. SR-014. (1984)

287. Observing the Earth from Space. Aviation Space, Spring 1984, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 30-34. (1984)

288. New Applications of Electro-Optical Imaging in Real-Time Reconnaissance. Fifth Annual Conference on Electro-Optics Systems and Technology: The Next Five Years. Paris, 2-3 April 1984 and London, 5-6 April 1984, 27 p. (1984)

289. Uloum Al-Fada wa Tatbiqatiha fi Al-Tanmiya Al-Arabiya (Space Sciences and Their Applications to Arab Development; in Arabic). Symposium on the Scientific Cooperation between Jordan and Egypt. 21-22 April 1984, 12 p. (1984). Also in: The Engineers’ Magazine, Cairo, Year 41, No. 360, March 1985, p. 50-55. (1985)

290. Looking at the Earth from the Space Shuttle. Space Technology Conference. Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Zurich, Switzerland, 19-21 June 1984, p. 1-20. (1984)

291. A Journey to the Heart of the Desert. Arabia: The Islamic World Review (“Living Heritage Section”). Number 35, July 1984, Shawal 1404. Islamic Press Agency Ltd., East Burnham, England, p. 85-87. (1984)

* 292. The Geology of Egypt: An Annotated Bibliography. E. J. Brill Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN: 90 04 07019 2, 778 p. (1984)

293. Space Technology Conference. Middle East Electronics, Vol. 7, Issue 8, September 1984, p. 16. (1984)

294. Applications of Space Physics and Technology to Development. International Conference on Physics for Development. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 8-12 October 1984, p. 1-20. (1984)

295. Ishtirak Misre fi Masharie Al-Fada (Participation of Egypt in Space Projects; in Arabic). Lecture at the Military Technical College, Ministry of Defence, Cairo, Egypt, 23 October 1984, p. 1-18. Also in: Al-Shabab Al-Arabi (Arab Youth), Cairo, Egypt, 22nd Year, Issue 913, Monday 17 Rabi Al-Awal 1404, 10 December 1984, p. 7. (1984)

296. Drought Victims: Our Perceptions and Responsibilites. The Jerusalem Star, Vol. 3, No. 24, 10-16 January 1985, Amman, Jordan, p. 6. (1985). Also in Arabic: Ad-Dustour Newspaper, Vol. 18, No. 6250, Thursday 10 January 1985, Amman, Jordan, p. 22. (1985); and: October Weekly, 9th Year, No. 431, 27/1/1985, Cairo, Egypt, p. 16-17. (1985). Also in French: Les Victimes de la S√©cheresse: Nos Perceptions et nos Responsibiliti√©s. Le Journal D’Egypte. Dimanche, 4 Aout 1985, p. 4. (1985)

297. Advanced Information Technology in Defence. Middle East Electronics, Vol. 8, Issue 1, January 1985, p. 42-45. (1985)

298. New Mapping-Quality Photographs of the Earth and Their Applications to Planetary Comparisons. (Abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XVI, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas, Part 1, p. 207-208. (1985)

299. Wadi Al-Nil Al-Khalid fi Sowar Makouk Al-Fada (The Eternal Nile Valley in Space Shuttle Photographs; in Arabic). Wadi Al-Nil, First Year, Second Issue, March 1985, Cairo, Egypt, p. 56-60. (1985)

300. Ahamiyat Diqat Al-Maloumat wa Soraat Istikhdamiha (Importance of Accurate Information and Its Rapid Use; in Arabic). Al-Difa Al-Arabi (Arab Defence Journal), Beirut, Lebanon, Vol. IX, No. 6, March 1985, p. 31-34. (1985)

301. A Dam Against Famine. National Geographic, Vol. 167, No. 5, May 1985, p. 595-597. (1985)

302. Applications of Space Photography to Desert Study. (Abstract) First Conference on Aeronautical Sciences and Aviation Technology, 14-16 May 1985, Military Technical College, Cairo, Egypt. (1985)

303. Taqdeem (Introduction; in Arabic). In: Al-Sama wa Al-Atbaq Al-Taerah (The Sky and Flying Saucers; in Arabic), by Mahmoud Abdel-Rahman Muftah. Ali bin Ali Press, Doha, Qatar, p. 9-11. (1985)

304. Circum-Mediterranean Has Potential. (M.T. Halbouty and F. El-Baz). AAPG Explorer, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Vol. 6, June 1985, p. 28-30. (1985)

305. Tawsiyat Nadwatai Afaq Al-Taawon Al-Elmy wal Teknology Al-Orduny Al-Masry (Recommendations of the Two Symposia on Scientific and Technological Cooperation between Jordan and Egypt; in Arabic). Introduction by H.R.H. Crown Prince Al-Hassan bin Talal. The Engineers’ Magazine, Cairo, Year 41, No. 364, July 1985, p. 13-18. (1985)

306. Space Photography and its Use in Arid Land Resource Surveys. Abstracts of Papers. International Sympsium on the Explorataion and Utilization of Natural Resources in Arid Lands. Urumqi, China, August 7-13, 1985. Paper 125. (1985)

307. The Applications of Space Photography to the Study of Transport Patterns of Desert Sands. Abstracts Contributed by Participants. International Workshop on Sand Transport and Desertification in Arid Lands. 17-26 November 1985, Khartoum, Sundan. (1985)

308. Deserts Will Be Deserts, So Stop Bedouin-Bashing. The Washington Post, Outlook Section, Sunday, November 10, 1985, p. D1 and D4. Also as: Nature Creates Deserts, So Let’s Stop Blaming the Nomads. The Washington Post National Weekly Edition, December 2, 1985, p. 25; and as: The Elements, Not People, Cause Deserts. International Herald Tribune, Tuesday, December 3, 1985, p. 8 (first part); and Work in Space Can Make the Desert Bloom. International Herald Tribune, Wednesday, December 4, 1985, p. 6 (second part); Aid Today, But What Tomorrow? The Guardian, Friday, December 6, 1985, Third World Review, London, England; Al Sahara Yumkin an Tosbih Jannatun Khadra (The Desert Could Become Green Paradise; in Arabic). Al Raya, Doha, Qatar, Thursday 19 December 1985, p. 10. (1985); and as: Deserts Aren’t the Enemy. Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, Sunday, January 19, 1986, Section 6, p. 5. (1986)