Publications

Bassel Daher, WEF Nexus Research Group, and Texas A&M University (2017). IWRA Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Bridging Science and Policy Making. Policy Briefing Water International, 6 download

Mohtar, AT Assi, BT Daher. (2017). Current Water for Food Situational Analysis in the Arab Region and Expected Changes Due to Dynamic Externalities. The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region, 193-208. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48408-2_10 Link to book.

Lee, Sang-Hyun, Yoo, Seung-Hwan, Chio, Jin-Yong, and Mohtar, Rabi H. (2016). Evaluation of external virtual water export and dependency through crop trade: an Asian case study. The International Society of Paddy and Water Environment Engineering and Springer Japan 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10333-016-0569-4 download

Mohtar, Rabi H., Keulertz, Martin, and Singh, Vijay P. (2016): Water Security. [part of ‘Handbook of Applied Hydrology’], McGraw Hill. Ch 154, 6 pgs, ISBN: 978-0-07-183509-1

Martin Keulertz, Jeannie Sowers, Eckart Woertz, and Rabi Mohtar. (2016). The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arid Regions: The Politics of Problemsheds. The Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy. Edited by Ken Conca and Erika Weinthal. DOI: 10.10913/oxfordhb/9780199335084.013.28 download

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) (2016). Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals, Regional Policy Toolkit. United Nations, Beirut. 219 pgs download

Sang-Hyun Lee, Rabi H. Mohtar, Jin-Yong Choi, Seung-Hwan Yoo. (2016). Analysis of the characteristis of the global virtual water trade network  using degree and eigenvector centrality, with a focus on food and feed crops. Hydrology and Earth System Science, 20, 4223-4235, doi: 10.5194/hess-20-4223-2016 download

Erik Braudeau, Amjad T. Assi, Rabi H. Mohtar. (2016). Hydrostructural Pedology. Wiley-ISTE. 186 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84821-994-6 Link to English Version. Link to French Version

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2016). The Role of Soils in Global Water and Food Security. OCP Policy Center.   download

Rabi H. Mohtar and Richard Lawford. (2016). Present and future of the water-energy-food nexus and the role of the community of practice,  J Environ Stud Sci, DOI 10.1007/s13412-016-0378-5, download

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2016). Local, National, and Global Engagement, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 23 (5), 13-13. download

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2016). Integrated Water, Energy, and Food Governance: A Qatari Perspective, [Part of ‘Policy-Making in a Transformative State, The Case of Qatar’] Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp 295-307, DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-46639-6_11 Link to book

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2016). The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Who Owns it?, OCP Policy Center.   download

Rabi H. Mohtar and Bassel Daher (2016). Water-Energy-Food Nexus Framework for Facilitating Multi-stakeholder Dialogue, Water International, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2016.1149759. download

Darwish, Mohamed A.; Abdulrahim, Hassan; Mohammed, Sayeed; and Mohtar, Rabi (2015). The Role of Energy to Solve Water Scarcity in Qatar, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol 57, No 40, pg 18639-18667 download

Anik Bhaduri, Claudia Ringler, Ines Dombrowski, Rabi Mohtar & Waltina Scheumann. (2015). Sustainability in the water-energy-food nexus, Water International, 40:5-6, 723-732, DOI: 10.1050/02508060.2015.1096110 download

Mohtar, R. and R. A. Rosen (2015). Resource Nexus: Water, Energy, & Food, Water Forum & Tech Roadmap, TAMUS Resource Nexus Water Forum.  download

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2015). Ven Te Chow Memorial Lecture: Localizing water and food security, Water International, Vol. 40, No. 4, 559–567, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2015.1084209 download

Anmala, J. and Mohtar, R. (2015). Cauchy Solution of the Kinematic Wave Shallow-Water Equations Using Square-Grid Finite-Element Method. J. Hydrol. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001241, 04015042.  download

Bassel T. Daher & Rabi H. Mohtar (2015). Water–energy–food (WEF) Nexus Tool 2.0: guiding integrative resource planning and decision-making, Water International, DOI:10.1080/02508060.2015.1074148 download

Rami Jabakhanji, Rabi H. Mohtar (2015). A peridynamic model of flow in porous media, Advances in Water Resources 78 (2015) 22-35. download

(2015) Water International Best Paper 2014 Awards, Water International, 40:4, 706-707, DOI:10.1080/02508060.2015.1079435 download

Mohtar, Rabi H., Assi, Amjad T. and Daher, Bassel T. (2015). Bridging the Water and Food Gap: The Role of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, UNUFLORES Working Paper Series 5, Edited by Hiroshan Hettiarachchi. Dresden: United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES). download

Rabi H. Mohtar and Bassel Daher (2015). Policy Briefs for the Water, Energy and Food Nexus in the Arab Region, prepared for GIZ ACCWaM Regional Programme for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Water Sector in the MENA Sector. In cooperation with the League of Arab States and the Arabian Gulf University organized an inception workshop. March 4-5, 2015, Cairo, Egypt. Arabic Language download

Rabia Ferroukhi, Divyam Nagpal, Alvaro Lopez-Peña and Troy Hodges, Rabi H. Mohtar, Bassel Daher, Samia Mohtar, Martin Keulertz (2015). Renewable Energy in the Water, Energy & Food Nexus. International Renewable Energy Agency, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. download

Mohtar, R. H. (2015), Opportunities and Challenges for Innovations in Qatar. Muslim World, 105: 46–57. doi:10.1111/muwo.12079 download

Mohtar, R.H. & Daher, B. (2014): A Platform for Trade-off Analysis and Resource Allocation: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus Tool and its Application to Qatar’s Food Security [part of the ‘Valuing Vital Resources in the Gulf’ Series], Chatham House. download

Braudeau, E., R.H. Mohtar (2014). A framework for soil-water modeling using the pedostructure and Structural Representative Elementary Volume(SREV)  concepts. Front. Environ. Sci., 2:24. download

Mohtar, Rabi; Daher, Bassel; Mekki, Insaf; Chaibi, Thameur; Zitouna Chebbi, Rim; Salavmeh, Ahmed Al (2014). The water, energy and food (WEF) nexus project: A basis for strategic planning for natural resources sustainability-Challenges for application in the MENA region, EGU General Assembly 2014, held 27 April – 2 May, 2014 in Vienna, Austria, id.15330 download

Braudeau, Erik and R.H.Mohtar (2014.) Integrative Environmental Modeling.  In Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis: New York, Published online: 07 May 2014; 1-6. download

Braudeau, E., G. Hovhannissian, A.T. Assi, and R.H. Mohtar (2014). Soil water thermodynamic to unify water retention curve by pressure plates and tensiometer. Front. Earth Sci. 2:30. download

Braudeau, Erik F., A.T. Assi, H. Boukcim, R.H. Mohtar (2014). Physics of the soil medium organization part 1: thermodynamic formulation of the pedostructure water retention and shrinkage curves, Frontiers in Environmental Science. download

Assi, Amjad T., J. Accola, G. Hovhannissian, R.H. Mohtar and E.F. Braudeau (2014). Physics of the soil medium organization part 2: pedostructure characterization through measurement and modeling of the soil moisture characteristic curves, Frontiers in Environmental Science. download

Anmala, J. and Mohtar, R. (2014). Analytical Evaluation of Amplification Factors, Stability, and Error Analysis of Square Finite Element Solution for the Kinematic Wave Shallow Water Equations. J. Hydrol. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000950, 04014013. download

Darwish, M. and R.H. Mohtar, and A. Hassan (2013). Toward Implementing HH the Amir Declaration of 2% Electricity Generation by Solar Energy in 2020Journal Energy and Power Engineering (EPE). download

Mohtar, R. H. and Darwish, M. (2013). Prime Energy Challenges for Operating Power Plant in GCC, Energy and Power Engineering, 5, 109-128 download

Dare, Anne Elizabeth; Mohtar, Rabi H.; Boukchina, Rachid; Rabi, Ayman; Shomar, Basem (2013). Limitations of treated wastewater reuse in the Middle East and North Africa: Work-in-progress, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Paper number  131618128, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/aim.20131618128 download

Darwish, M. A. and Mohtar, Rabi (2013). Qatar Water Challanges, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol 51, Issue 1-3, pg 75-86 download

Mohtar, R.H. and Segerlind. (2012): Solving Parabolic Equations [part of the ‘Modeling, Mesh Generation, and Adaptive Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations’], Springe, pg 153-162 . download

R Jabakhanji, and RH Mohtar (2012). A Non-Local Model for Transient Moisture Flow in Unsaturated Soils Based on the Peridynamic Theory, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #H43D-1387 download

Rabi H. Mohtar, Bassel T. Daher (2012). Water, energy, and food: The Ultimate Nexus, Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering, Second Edition. DOI: 10.1081/E-EAFE2-120048376. download

Darwish, M.A. & Rabi Mohtar (2012). Qatar water challenges, Desalination and Water Treatment, DOI:10.1080/19443994.2012.693582, download

Darwish, M., R.H. Mohtar (2012). Prime Energy Challenges for operating Power plants in the GCC. Energy and Power Engineering journal. Download

Darwish, M.A, R.H. Mohtar, M. Chmeissani and Y. El-gendy (2012). Desalting seawater in Qatar by renewable energy, Desalination and Water Treatment. 47: 279-294. download

Abou Najm, M.; Jesiek, J., R.H. Mohtar, Lura, P.; Sant, G. (2012).Assessing the Role of the Pore Solution Concentration on Horizontal Deformations in an Unsaturated Soil Specimen during Drying. Geoderma, download

Hamoda, Mohamed; Daerish, Mohamed; Mohtar, Rabi (2012). Artificial ground water recharge using treated wastewater effluents. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EEO11. 10.5339/qfarf.2012.EEO11 download

Paris, Mario Garía; Ruiz, Jose Luis; Castilla, Aurora, and Rabi   Mohtar. (2012). First record of Meloe coelatus Reiche, 1857 (Coleoptera: Meloidae) for Qatar. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EEP57. 10.5339/qfarf.2012.EEP57 download

Mas-PeinadoPaloma; Castilla, Aurora; Paris, Mario Garcia; SaifelnasrEssam and Mohtar, Rabi (2012). Genetic divergence among populations of the darkling beetle Adesmia cancellata in Qatar. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EEP54. 10.5339/qfarf.2012.EEP54 download

Darwish, Mohamed Ali; Abdul-Rahim, Hassan and Mohtar, Rabi (2012). Doha solar cogeneration power desalting pilot plant: Preliminary design. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EEO9. 10.5339/qfarf.2012.EEO9 download

Sanders, E. C., M. R. Abou Najm, R. H. Mohtar, E. Kladivko, and D. Schulze (2012). Field method for separating the contribution of surface-connected preferential flow pathways from flow through the soil matrix, Water Resour. Res., 48, W0454, doi: 10.1029/2011WR011103, download

Salahat, M., R.H. Mohtar, Braudeau, E., Schulze, D.G., Assi, A. (2012). Toward Delineating Hydro-functional Soil Mapping Units using the Pedostructure Concept: A Case Study. Comput. Electron. Agric. download

Singh, J, R.H. Mohtar,Braudeau, E., Heathmen, G., Jesiek, J., Singh, D. (2012). Field evaluation of the pedostructure-based model (Kamel). Computer Electronics in Agriculture, download.

Llewellyn-Smith, Chris and Mohtar, Rabi H. (2012). Energy Security Symposium: Qatar, 13-­15 November 2011. QScience Proceedings: Vol. 2012, Energy Security Research Symposium, 29. 10.5339/qproc.2012.gccenergy.2.29 download

DarwishMohamed; Ali, Fedaa and Mohtar, Rabi (2012). Prospect of Using Nuclear CPDP in Qatar and other GCCC. QScience Proceedings: Vol. 2012, Energy Security Research Symposium, 16. 10.5339/qproc.2012.gccenergy.2.16 download

Darwish, Mohamed; Mohtar, Rabi and Fedaa Ali. (2012). Qatar Energy Footprint. QScience Proceedings: Vol. 2012, Energy Security Research Symposium, 14. 10.5339/qproc.2012.gccenergy.2.14 download

Daher, Bassel Tahsine (2012). Water, energy, and food nexus: A basis for strategic planning for natural resources. MA diss. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. download

Mohtar, Rabi H. and Daher, Bassel (2012). Water, Energy, and Food: The Ultimate Nexus. Encyclopedia of agricultural, food, and biological engineering, 2. DOI: 10.1081/E-EAFE2-120048376 download

Mohtar, Rabi H. and Dare, Anne E. (2012). Global Design Team: A Global Service-Learning Experience. International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 169–182. download

Braudeau, Erik; Mohtar,  Rabi H.; Martin, Pierre (2011). SoilWater2 Model Component. System for Environmental and Agricultural Modelling; Linking European Science and Society download

Braudeau, Erik and Mohtar, Rabia H. (2011). Pedostructure and Pedoclimate: New Concepts in Soil Water Physics Leading Hydrostructural Pedology at the Heart of Agri-Environmental Disciplines. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EVO7. 10.5339/qfarf.2011.evo7 download

Ali, Fedaa and Mohtar, Rabi (2011). Upon Embarking Solar Photovoltaic. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EGP14. 10.5339/qfarf.2011.egp14 download

LecoeurDiane ; Hamade, Ali; Mohtar, Rabi; DubruleOlivier; Mohieldeen, Yasir; Sadois, Claude; Andi-Suliono, Wignyo and Terrance B. Murphy. (2011). Air Quality Management System for Qatar. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EVO9. 10.5339/qfarf.2011.evo9 download

Aurora Castilla, Renee Richer, Anthony Herrel, April AT Conkey, John Tribuna, Rita Chan, Juan Martínez de Aragón, Benno Böer, and Rabi Mohtar. (2011). Plant Diversity in the Diet of the Lizard Uromastyx Aegyptia Microlepis in Qatar: The Effect of Zone, Sampling Date and Faeces Size. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings: Vol. , EVP7. 10.5339/qfarf.2011.evp7 download

JJ Mallory, RH Mohtar, GC Heathman, DG Schulze, E Braudeau (2011). Evaluating the effect of tillage on soil structural properties using the pedostructure concept. Geoderma 163 (3), 141-149 download

J Anmala, and RH Mohtar (2011). Fourier stability analysis of two-dimensional finite element schemes for shallow water equations. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics 25 (2), 75-94 download

AE Dare, RH Mohtar, JH Lumkes (2011). Global Design Teams: Case Studies of Student and Community Impact. Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011  1111593. doi:10.13031/2013.38134 download

Rabi H. Mohtar (2011). An Integrated Sustainability Index for Effective Water Policy. in Water security : the water-food-energy-climate nexus World Economic Forum Water Initiative, Dominic Waughray. Editor. Island Press. Washington, Covelo, London. 271 pages download

Dare, RH Mohtar, JH Lumkes, PK Imbrie, AH Ciftci (2011). Assessment of Global Competencies within Purdue University’s College of Engineering. Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011, 1 doi:10.13031/2013.38135 download

V Merwade, BL Ruddell, C Song, S Brophy, RH Mohtar, A Yerrammilli (2010). Water-HUB-A community cyberinfrastructure for hydrology education and research. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Abstracts 1, 1238 download

DK Kreamer (2010). Hydrophilanthropy and Education. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 145 (1), 1-4. DOI: 10.1111/j.1936-704X.2010.00077.x download

S Silliman, RH Mohtar, KG Paterson, WP Ball (2010). Engineering Academic Programs for Hydrophilanthropy: Commonalities and Challenges. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 145 (1), 5-29 download

MR Abou Najm, JD Jabro, WM Iversen, RH Mohtar, RG Evans (2010). New method for the characterization of three‐dimensional preferential flow paths in the field. Water Resources Research 46 (2). DOI: 10.1029/2009WR008594 download

MRA Najm, RH Mohtar, KA Cherkauer, BF French (2010). Effect of integrating hydrologic scaling concepts on students learning and decision making experiences. Advances in Engineering Education 2 (1)

Mohtar, RH; Whittaker, A; Amar, N (2009). Food, Environment, Engineering and Life Sciences Program. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1, 08 download

Ouessar, M; Bruggeman, A; Abdelli, F; Mohtar, RH; Gabriels, D; Cornelis, WM  (2009). Modelling water-harvesting systems in the arid south of Tunisia using SWAT. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 13 (10), 2003-2021 download

Mohtar, RH; Rahbeh, ME (2009). Finite Element Modeling of Multi-Phase Contaminant Transport in Porous Media. ASABE Annual International Meeting: Professor Kamyar Haghighi, 43 download

Mallory, J., Mohtar, R. H., Schultz, D. G., and Heathman, G. C. (2009). Evolution of Pedostructure Parameters Under Tillage Practices. ASABE Annual International Meeting.

Abou Najm, M., Mohtar, R., Jabro, J., Jesiek, J., and Sanders, E. (2009, June). New Methodology for 3D visualization and Modeling of the Cracking Behavior of Soil at the Field Scale. Proceedings of the ASABE 2009 Annual International Meeting Reno, Nevada.

Braudeau, E; Mohtar, RH (2009). Modeling the soil system: bridging the gap between pedology and soil–water physics. Global and Planetary Change 67 (1), 51-61 download

Najm, M Abou ; Mohtar, RH; Weiss, J; Braudeau, E (2009). Assessing internal stress evolution in unsaturated soils. Water Resources Research 45 (5). DOI: 10.1029/2007WR006484 download

Marcato, CE; Mohtar, R; Revel, JC; Pouech, P; Hafidi, M; Guiresse, M (2009). Impact of anaerobic digestion on organic matter quality in pig slurry. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 63 (3), 260-266 download

Mohtar, R (2009). Effect of Large Scale Multimedia Hydrologic Modeling Tools on Student Learning and Decision Making. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 11, 1762 download

Braudeau, E; Mohtar, R; El Ghezal, N; Salahat, M; Martin, P (2009). A multi-scale “soil water structure” model based on the pedostructure concept. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 1111-1163 download

Zhai, T; Mohtar, RH (2009). Current Use and Prospects of Informatics in Modeling, Analysis and Management of Natural Resources. Systems Analysis and Modeling in Food and Agriculture, 409 download

Mohtar, RH; Rahbeh, ME (2009). Finite Element Modeling of Multi-Phase Contaminant Transport in Porous Media A paper from the State-of-the-Art in Application of Finite Element Numerical Solutions to Engineering Problems: A Session Honoring Pioneering Contributions of Professor Kamyar Ha. Reno, Nevada, June 21-June 24, 2009, 1. doi:10.13031/2013.27327 download

Braudeau, E; Mohtar, RH; Martin, P (2009). System for environmental and agricultural modelling linking European science and society (Seamless): soilwater 2 model component. Seamless download

Erik Braudeau, Jean-Pierre Frangi, and Rabi H. Mohtar (2004). Characterizing Nonrigid Aggregated Soil-Water Medium Using its Shrinkage Curve.  Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:359-370 download

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