Abdelsalam Projects

 

External Funding

1. US-Egypt Cooperative Research: Imaging the Geometry of the Kharga Basin (New Valley Oasis) and its Groundwater Capacity
Principal Investigator: Atekwana (25%)
Co-principal Investigators: Abdelsalam (25%), Byrnes (25%), Jaiswal (25%)
Source of Support: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $ 250,000
Period of Performance: October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2018

2. Magnetic Studies of Overlapping Rift Systems: Insight from Afar, Ethiopia - Supplement
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: Statoil
Award Amount: $ 312,070 - $ 269,000 transferred to Oklahoma State
Period of Performance: March, 2012 – December, 2016

3. Comprehensive Analysis of Broadband Seismic Data in the Afar Depression, Ethiopia
Principal Investigator: Gao (50%)
Co-Principal Investigators: Liu (30%), Abdelsalam (20%)
Source of Support: Statoil
Award Amount: $ 451,684 - $ 68,855 transferred to Oklahoma State
Period of Performance: April 2012 – March 2015

4. Integrated Studies of Early Stages of Continental Extension: From Incipient (Okavango) to Young (Malawi) Rifts
Principal Investigator: Gao (25%)
Co-Principal Investigators: Abdelsalam (25%), Liu (25%), Hogan (25%)
Source of Support: National Science Foundation
Award Amount: $873,880 - $ 18,935 transferred to Oklahoma State
Period of Performance: May 2011 – April 2015

5. Four-dimensional Anatomy of Continental Rifts - Supplement
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (50%)
Co-Principal Investigators: Gao (25%), Liu (25%)
Source of Support: Statoil
Award Amount: $ 309,312 - $51,960 transferred to Oklahoma State
Period of Performance: February 2011 – December 2013

6. Magnetic Studies of Overlapping Rift Systems: Insight from Afar, Ethiopia - Supplement
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: Statoil
Award Amount: $ 255,108
Period of Performance: January, 2010 – December, 2012

7. Spatial and Temporal Variation of Crustal Deformation in Afar Revealed from InSAR
Principal Investigator: Gao (60%)
Co-Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (40%)
Source of Support: PRF
Award Amount: $100,000
Period of Performance: January, 2010 – December 2012

8. Modeling Drainage Incision on the Ethiopian Plateau
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (75%)
Co-Principal Investigator: Sheng (25%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $149,298
Period of Performance: September 2009 - August 2012

9. 3D Digital Replica of Ramses II Temple
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $33,573
Period of Performance: August, 2008 – July, 2010

10. Four-dimensional Anatomy of Continental Rifts
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (50%)
Co-Principal Investigators: Gao (25%), Liu (25%)
Source of Support: Statoil
Award Amount: $ 430,775
Period of Performance: April 2008 – March 2011

11. Reconstructing the Geological History of the Egyptian Nile
Principal Investigators: Abdelsalam (25%)
Co-Principal Investigator: Gao (25%), Hogan (25%), Liu (25%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $149,817
Period of Performance: April 2008 – March 2011

12. Magnetic Studies of Overlapping Rift Systems: Insight from Afar, Ethiopia
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: Statoil
Award Amount: $ 253,018
Period of Performance: March 2008 – February 2011

13. Cyber-mapping for Teaching Undergraduate Geoscience Courses
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $139,507
Period of Performance: January 2007 – December 2008

14. Remote Sensing for Oil Exploration in Morocco
Principal Investigator: Mohamed Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: Atlas Oil Exploration Company
Award Amount: $ 10,000
Period of Performance: August 2004-December 2004

15. Evolution of the Gorge of the Nile in Ethiopia from ASTER and SRTM Remote Sensing Data and Field Studies (with supplement)
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $43,352
Period of Performance: September 2003 – August 2005

16. Structural Evolution of the Neoproterozoic Allaqi-Heiani Suture, Southern Egypt
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $23,970
Period of Performance: September 2003 – August 2005

17. Evolution of the Afar Depression from Orbital Radar Imagery
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100%)
Source of Support: NASA
Award Amount: RADARSAT data only (~$30,000).
Period of Performance: August 2000 – July 2004

18. Structural Evolution and Gold Mineralization of the Allaqi Suture, Southern Egypt
Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (100)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $ 30,000
Period of Performance: August 1999 – July 2001

19. Neotectonic Evolution of the Kalabsha and Related Faults, Southern Egypt
Principal Investigators: Nielsen (50%), Abdelsalam (50%)
Source of Support: NSF
Award Amount: $ 24,338
Period of Performance: August 1999 – July 2001

20. Expansion of Remote Sensing Facility in the Geosciences Department at UTD
Principal Investigator: Stern (60%)
Co-Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (40%)
Source of Support: NASA
Award Amount: $ 158,315
Period of Performance: December 1997 - November 1998

21. Exploration for Gold-Bearing Massive Sulfides in Arid Regions using Landsat TM and SIR-C/X-SAR Data
Source of Support: NASA
Principal Investigator: Stern (60%)
Co-Principal Investigator: Abdelsalam (40%)
Award Amount: $ 394,099
Period of Performance: July 1997 - June 2000