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Said Salim Al-ismaily

Assistant Professor
Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering
Sultan Qaboos University


Said Salim Al-Ismaily is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of  Undergraduate Studies of the Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering Department in the Sultan Qaboos University

Research Interest

His research program endeavors to employ participatory methods, collaborative approaches, and multidisciplinary to solve complex issues pertaining to soil. In Oman, research in areas such as combating soil salinity, optimization of crop production under water scarcity, efficient use of water resources for irrigation, management of catastrophic floods, urbanization, and soil contamination via anthropogenic activities is of national priority


  • Said Al-Saqri, Ali Al-Maktoumi, Said Al-Ismaily, Anvar Kacimov, and Hamad Al-Busaidi. Hydropedology and soil evolution in explaining the hydrological properties of recharge dams in arid zone environments. Arabian Journal of Geosciences DOI:10.1007/s12517-015-2076-0

  • Al-Maktoumi, A., Kacimov, A., Al-Ismaily, S., Al-Busaidi, H., and Al-Saqri, S. (2015). Infiltration into two-layered soil: The Green–Ampt and Averyanov models revisited.Transport in Porous Media, 109, 169-193. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-015-0507-8

  • Al-Ismaily, S.,Al-Maktoumi, A.,Kacimov, A.,Al-Saqri, S., andAl-Busaidi, H.(2015). Impact of a recharge dam on the hydropedology of arid zone soils in Oman: Anthropogenic formation factor.Journal of Hydrologic Engineering,20(4), 04014053-1- 04014053-12. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000886

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