Publications

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James Jones, Brahm Verma, Bruno Basso, P.E., Rabi Mohtar, and Marty Matlock, P.E. (2021) Transforming Food and Agriculture to Circular Systems: A Perspective for 2050. IN: Resource Magazine Special Issue on Transforming Food and Agriculture to Circular Systems. March/April 2021. V28:2 (Brahm Verma and James Jones, Guest Editors). Resource28-02MarApr2021

Bruno Basso, P.E., James Jones, Tom Richard, Charles Sukup, P.E., Lalit Verma, P.E., Marty Matlock, P.E., Rabi Mohtar, Stephine Herbstritt, and Rafael Martinez-Feria (2021) Designing Circularity into Corn-Soybean Systems IN: Resource Magazine Special Issue on Transforming Food and Agriculture to Circular Systems. March/April 2021. V28:2 (Brahm Verma and James Jones, Guest Editors). Resource28-02MarApr2021

C. Ting, P.E., Norman Scott, and Rabi Mohtar (2021) Circular Controlled-Environment Plant Production Systems. IN: Resource Magazine Special Issue on Transforming Food and Agriculture to Circular Systems. March/April 2021. V28:2 (Brahm Verma and James Jones, Guest Editors). Resource28-02MarApr2021

Sang-Hyun Lee, Makoto Taniguchi, Naoki Masuhara, Rabi H. Mohtar, Seung-Hwan Yoo, Masahiko Haraguchi. (2021) Analysis of industrial water-energy-labor nexus zones for economic and resource-based impact assessment. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. V169: June 2021; 105483. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105483. download

Jelle Beekma, J. Bird, A.N. Mersha, S. Reinhard, S.A. Prathapar, G. Rasul, J. Richey, J. Van Campen, R. Ragab, C. Perry, R. Mohtar, L. Tollefson, F. Tian. (2021) Enabling policy environment for water, food and energy security. Irrigation and Drainage. 2021;118. wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/ird © 2021 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/ird.2560 A Special Issue Paper. download

Braudeau, E., Mohtar, R.H. (2021) Hydrostructural Pedology, Culmination of the Systemic Approach of the Natural Environment. Systems 2021, 9, 8. https://doi.org/10.3390/systems9010008. download

Goodarzi, M.R., Vagheei, H., Mohtar, R.H.  (2020) The impact of climate change on water and energy security. Water Supply. 20:7, 2530-2546. doi: 10.2166/ws.2020.150 manuscript

SH Lee, AT Assi, B Daher, FE Mengoub, RH Mohtar. (2020) A Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach for conducting trade-off analysis: Morocco’s phosphate industry in the Khouribga region. Hydrology and Earth Systems Science (HESS), 24(10) 4727–4741. manuscript

Mohtar R, Lawford RG, Engel-Cox JA. (2020) Editorial: Achieving Water-Energy-Food Nexus Sustainability: A Science and Data Need or a Need for Integrated Public Policy? Frontiers in Environmental Science. 8:132. ISSN=2296-665X Link

Daher, B., Hannibal, B., Mohtar, R. H., & Portney, K. (2020). Toward understanding the convergence of researcher and stakeholder perspectives related to water-energy-food (WEF) challenges: The case of San Antonio, Texas. Environmental Science & Policy, 104, 20–35. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.10.020 2019 Elsevier Ltd. download

Schull, V.Z., Daher, B., Gitau, M.W., Mehan, S., & Flanagan, D.C. (2020) Analyzing FEW nexus modeling tools for water resources decision-making and management applications. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 119, 108-124. doi: 10.1016/j.fbp.2019.10.011. download.

Martin Keulertz and Rabi Mohtar. 2020. Governing the ‘Water-Energy-Food Nexus’ on the National Level. In Luomi, M., Fuller, G., Dahan, L., Lisboa Båsund, K., de la Mothe Karoubi, E. and Lafortune, G. 2019. Arab Region SDG Index and Dashboards Report 2019. (Pg 23-26). Abu Dhabi and New York: SDG Centre of Excellence for the Arab Region/Emirates Diplomatic Academy and Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Pg 23-26. download.

Lawford, RG,  Mohtar, R., Daw, J., & Engel-Cox, J. (2019) On the Beneficial Uses of Data and Science in Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Policies and Practices Posters. AGU Fall Meeting 2019 access

Jha, S.K.  Saade, M., & Mohtar, R.H. Agriculture as catalyst for growth, jobs. The Daily Star, Lebanon. Opinion/Commentary. Oct 3, 2019.download

Mohtar, R., & Assi, A. (2019) The Role of New and Green Water Resources in Localizing Water and Food Security Under Arid and Semi-Arid Conditions in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Water and Society  Allan, T., Bromwich, B., Keulertz, M., & Colman, A. (Editors) DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190669799.013.45  download

Keulertz, M. & Mohtar, R. (2019) Governance and Cooperation over Food and SDG2 in the Arab Region. EDA Insight Research and Analysis. Emirates Diplomatic Academy.   download

Carmona-Moreno, C., Dondeynaz, C., Beidler, M. (Editors), (2018) Position Paper on Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus and SustainableDevellpment Goals (SDGS)JRC Technical Reports. doi:10.2760/31812 KJ-NA-29509-EN-C; PDF ISBN 978-92-79-98276-7 ISSN 1831-9424 doi:10.2760/5295 KJ-NA-29509-EN-N. download

Rahbeh, M., Srinivasan, R., Mohtar, R. (2019) Numerical and conceptual evaluation of preferential flow in Zarqa River Basin, Jordan. Int’l J. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology. v.19 no.2 pp. 224-237. download

Assi, A.T., Blake, J., Mohtar, R.H., & Braudeau, E. (2019) Soil aggregates structure-based approach for quantifying the field capacity, permanent wilting point and available water capacity. Irrigation Science. ISSN 0342-7188. Doi 10.1007/s00271-019-00630-w. Springer. download.

Degirmencioglu, A., Mohtar, R., Daher, B.T., Ozgunaltay-Ertugrul, G., & Ertugrul, O. (2019) Assessing the Sustainability of Crop Production in the Gediz Basin, Turkey: a Water, Energy, and Food Nexus Approach. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. Vol 28-No. 4/2019 pg 2511-2522.  download

J. Blake, A.T. Assi, R.H. Mohtar, E.F. Braudeau, C.L.S. Morgan (2019) Quantification of Available Water Capacity Comparing Standard Methods and a Pedostructure Method on a Weakly Structured Soil Transactions of the ASABE, 2019. Vol. 62:(2):289-301. ISSN 2151-0032.  ASABE 2020 Superior Paper award  download

Lee, S-H.,  Mohtar, R.H. & Yoo, S-H. (2019) Assessment of Food trade impacts on water, food, and land security in the MENA region. Hydrology and Earth Systems Science (HESS), 23, 557-572. Copernicus Publications EGU.  doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-557-2019 download 

Kulat, M.I., Mohtar, R.H., Olivera, F. (2019) Holistic Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Guiding Water Resources Planning: Matagorda County, Texas Case. Front. Environ. Sci. 7, 3. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2019.00003 open access

Mohtar, R.H., Editor. (2019) Opportunities in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach: Innovatively driving economic development, social wellbeing, and environmental sustainability. A Special Issue of Science of The Total Environment (STOTEN), reporting on the San Antonio Case Studies of the Texas A&M WEF Nexus Initiative (2015-2018). Volume 650, Part 1, 2019. access on line.

  • Mohtar, R. H., & Daher, B. (2019) Lessons learned: Creating an interdisciplinary team and using a nexus approach to address a resource hotspot. Science of The Total Environment, 650, 105-110. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.406. download.
  • Aldaco-Manner, L., Mohtar, R., & Portney, K. (2019) Analysis of four governance factors on efforts of water governing agencies to increase water reuse in the San Antonio RegionScience of The Total Environment, 647, 1498-1507.  doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.366 download
  •  Bhojwani, S., Topolski, K., Mukherjee, R., Sengupta, D., El-Halwagi, M.M., (2019). Technology review and data analysis for cost assessment of water treatment systems.   Science of the Total Environment 651 (2019) 2749–2761. 2761. doi:  10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.363. download
  • Daher, B., Lee, S., Kaushik, V., Blake, J., Askariyeh, M. H., Shafiezadeh, H., Mohtar, R. H. (2019) Towards bridging the water gap in Texas: A water-energy-food nexus approach. Science of the Total Environment 647 (2019) 449–463. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.398. download
  • Dargin, J., Daher, B., & Mohtar, R. H. (2019) Complexity versus simplicity in water energy food nexus (WEF) assessment tools. Science of the Total Environment 650 (2019) 1566–1575. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.080. download
  • Loy, S., Assi, A. T., Mohtar, R. H., Morgan, C., & Jantrania, A. (2018) The effect of municipal treated wastewater on the water holding properties of a clayey, calcareous soil. Science of the Total Environment 643 (2018) 807–818. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.104. download
  • Mohtar, R. H., Shafiezadeh, H., Blake, J., & Daher, B. (2019) Economic, social, and environmental evaluation of energy development in the Eagle Ford shale play. Science of the Total Environment 646 (2019) 1601–1614. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.202. download
  • Tahtouh, J., Mohtar, R., Assi, A., Schwab, P., Jantrania, A., Deng, Y., & Munster, C. (2019). Impact of brackish groundwater and treated wastewater on soil chemical and mineralogical properties. Science of the Total Environment 647 (2019) 99–109. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.200. download
  • Daher, Bassel, Bryce Hanibal; Kent Portney; Rabi H Mohtar (2019) Towards Creating an Environment of Cooperation between Water, Energy, and Food Stakeholders in San   Antonio. Science of the Total Environment 651 (2019) 2913–2926.  DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.395. download
  • Mroue, A. M., Mohtar, R. H., Pistikopoulos, E. N., & Holtzapple, M. T. (2019). Energy Portfolio Assessment Tool (EPAT): Sustainable energy planning using the WEF nexus approach – Texas case. Science of the Total Environment 648 (2019) 1649–1664. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.135. download

Assi, Amjad T., Rabi H. Mohtar, and Erik Braudeau. (2018). Soil Pedostructure-based method for calculating the soil-water holding properties. MethodsX., Elsevier 5:950–958. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2018.08.006 download.

Sang-Hyun Lee, Jin-Yong Choi, Seung-Hwan Yoo, Rabi H. Mohtar. (2018) Water footprint for Korean rice products and virtual water trade in a water-energy-food nexus. Water International. (43-6: Virtual Water: Its Implications on Agriculture and Trade). ISSN: 0250-8060. download

Jamie L. Foster, Matthew E. Bean, Cristine Morgan, Gaylon Morgan, Rabi Mohtar, Juan Landivar, and Mac Young. (2018) Comparison of Two Tillage Practices in a Semi-Arid Cotton–Grain Sorghum Rotation. Agronomy Journal 110:4. doi:10.2134/agronj2017.12.0706

Lee, S., Taniguchi, M., Mohtar, R., Choi, J., & Yoo, S. (2018). An Analysis of the Water-Energy-Food-Land Requirements and CO2 Emissions for Food Security of Rice in JapanSustainability 10:9,3354. doi:10.3390/su10093354. download

Braudeau, E., Boukcim, H., Assi, A. T., & Mohtar, R. H. (2018). Hydrostructural Pedology, New Scientific Discipline Allowing for Physical Modelling of ‘Green Water’ Dynamics in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System. J.  Agriculture and Ecology Research International15:3,1-8. doi:10.9734/jaeri/2018/43822. download

Anne Dare and Rabi H. Mohtar (2018) Farmer perceptions regarding irrigation with treated wastewater in the West Bank, Tunisia, and Qatar. Water International, 43:3: Wicked Problems of Water Quality Governance. DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2018.1453012 download

Raya Marina Stephan, Rabi H. Mohtar, Bassel Daher, Antonio Embid Irujo, Astrid Hillers, J. Carl Ganter, Louise Karlberg, Liber Martin, Saeed Nairizi, Diego J. Rodriguez, and Will Sarni (2018): Water–energy–food nexus: a platform for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, Water International, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2018.1446581 download      

Bassel Daher, Rabi H. Mohtar, Efstratios N. Pistikopoulos, Kent E. Portney, Ronald Kaiser, Walid Saad. 2018. Developing Socio-Techno-Economic-Political (STEP) Solutions for Addressing Resource Nexus HotspotsSustainability  10:512; doi:10.3390/su10020512. download 

Rabi H. Mohtar and Bassel Daher. 2017. Beyond zero sum game allocations: expanding resources potentials through reduced interdependencies and increased resource nexus synergies. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering.  Elsevier. 18:November, 84-89. download

E Karan, S Asadi, R Mohtar, M Baawain. 2017. Towards the optimization of sustainable food-energy-water systems: a stochastic approach. J. Cleaner Production. 171:10, 662-674. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.051 download

Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports Special issue [an outcome of the NSF-FEW Nexus Multistakeholder Dialogue WorkshopCollege Station, TX, January 2017]

  • RH Mohtar (guest ed.) 2017. Invited Commentary: Preface to the Issue. Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4:3, 87-89.
  • AS Stillwell, AH Mroue, JD Rhodes, MA Cook, JB Sperling, T Hussey, D Burnett, ME Webber. Water for Energy: Systems Integration and Analysis to Address Resource Challenges. Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4:3, 90-98.
  • E Castell-Perez, C Gomes, J Tahtouh, R Moreira, ES McLamore, HS Knowles III. Food Processing and Waste Within the Nexus Framework.  Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4:3, 99-108.
  • EJ Sullivan Graham, N Baktian, L Mar Camacho, S Chellam, A Mroue, JB Sperling, K Topolski, P Xu. Energy for Water and Desalination.  Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4:3, 109-116.
  • R Lal, RH Mohtar, AT Assi, R Ray, H Baybil, M Jahn. (2017).  Soil as a Basic Nexus Tool: Soils at the Center of the Food–Energy–Water Nexus. Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4 (3), 117-129. Springer Link
  • S Loy, J Tahtouh, C Munster, K Wagner, A Fares, S Ale, R Vierling, F Jaber, A Jantrania. State of the Art of Water for Food Within the Nexus Framework. Curr Sust  / Renew Energy Reports 4 (3), 130-136.
  • BA McCarl, Y Yang, R Srinivasan, EN Pistikopoulos, RH Mohtar. 2017. Data for WEF Nexus Analysis: a Review of Issues. Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4 (3), 137-143.
  • BA McCarl, Y Yang, K Schwabe, BA Engel, AH Mondal, C Ringler, E N Pistikopoulos. Model Use in WEF Nexus Analysis: a Review of Issues.  Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4 (3), 144-152.
  • B Daher, W Saad, SA Pierce, S Hülsmann, RH Mohtar. 2017. Trade-offs and Decision Support Tools for FEW Nexus-Oriented Management. Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4 (3), 153-159.
  • KE Portney, A Vedlitz, G Sansom, P Berke, and BT Daher. (2017) Governance of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: The Conceptual and Methodological Foundations for the San Antonio Region Case Study, Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports, 4:3, 160-167.  
  • DW Smith, M Welch, KE Bennett, J Padgham, R Mohtar. 2017. Building a WEF Nexus Community of Practice (NCoP). Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4:3, 168-172 
  • JB Sperling, PR Berke. 2017. Urban Nexus Science for Futuer Cities: Focus on the Energy-Water-Food-X Nexus. Curr Sust / Renew Energy Reports 4:3, 173-179. 

Rudolph A. Rosen, Rabi Mohtar, Luis A. Cifuentes, Stephen Frayser, Gwendolyn Hustvedt, Wesley Patrick, Chara Ragland, Susan V. Roberts, Jorge Vanegas, Cindy Wall, James Wall. (2017). Commentary: The route to water security for Texas: the 2015-2016 Texas Water Roadmap Forums. Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI). Texas Water Journal. (8), 1. download

RH Mohtar. 2017. A call for a new business model valuing water use and production: the Water, Energy and Food Nexus holistic system approachWater International 42 (6), 773-776 download 

B Daher, RH Mohtar, SH Lee, A Assi. 2017. Modeling the Water‐Energy‐Food Nexus: A 7‐Question GuidelineWater-Energy-Food Nexus: Principles and Practices 229, 57.  download

AE Dare, RH Mohtar, CT Jafvert, B Shomar, B Engel, R Boukchina, A Rabi. 2017. Opportunities and Challenges for Treated Wastewater Reuse in the West Bank, Tunisia, and Qatar. Transactions of the ASABE 60 (5), 1563. download

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. Paddy Water Environ Springer Japan. DOI 10.1007/s10333-016-0569-4 download

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

UN-ESCWA (R.H. Mohtar, ed.) (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 Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) 219 pgs. United Nations, Beirut.  [download

Sang-Hyun Lee, Rabi H. Mohtar, Jin-Yong Choi, Seung-Hwan Yoo. (2016). Analysis of the characteristics 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 Secuirty. PB-16/11 (April). 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, 6:192-199. DOI 10.1007/s13412-016-0378-5, download

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2016). Local, National, and Global Engagement, Resource. 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. In: Policy-Making in a Transformative State, Tok M., Alkhater L., Pal L. (eds). Palgrave Macmillan, London.  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? PB-16/03. (January) OCP Policy Center.   download

Rabi H. Mohtar and Bassel Daher (2016). Water-Energy-Food Nexus Framework for facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogueWater 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, 57:40, 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 Fourm and Technology Roadmap. Resource Nexus Water Forum. Texas A&M University System  download

Mohtar, Rabi H. (2015). Ven Te Chow Memorial Lecture: Localizing water and food securityWater International, 40:4, 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., 20:12, ASCE.  download

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

Rami Jabakhanji, Rabi H. Mohtar (2015). A peridynamic model of flow in porous media, Advances in Water Resources 78:22-35. 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, Working Paper No. 5, (Hiroshan Hettiarachchi, Issue Editor). 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 inception workshop. March 4-5, 2015, Cairo, Egypt. Arabic Language download

IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) (2015) Renewable Energy in the Water, Energy & Food NexusRabia Ferroukhi, Divyam Nagpal, Alvaro Lopez-Peña and Troy Hodges, Rabi H. Mohtar, Bassel Daher, Samia Mohtar, Martin Keulertz (eds) 124 pages. 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. Produced as 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

R Mohtar, B Daher, I Mekki, T Chaibi, RZ Chebbi, A Salaymeh (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. Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol 16, EGU2014-15330 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 2020.  J. Energy and Power Engineering 2013:5, 245-258. download

Mohtar, R. H. and Darwish, M. (2013). Prime Energy Challenges for Operating Power Plant in GCC, J. Energy and Power Engineering, 2013:109-128 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 Challenges, Desalination and Water Treatment, 51:1-3, pg 75-86. download

Mohtar, R.H. and Segerlind. (2012) Accuracy-Based Time Step Criteria for Solving Parabolic Equations In: Modeling, Mesh Generation, and Adaptive Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations. Ivo Babuska, Joseph E Flaherty, William D Henshaw, John E Hopcroft, Joseph E Oliger, Tayfun Tzduyar (Eds.), Springer, 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

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 187-88:(2012), 31-40, download

Hamoda, Mohamed; Daerish, Mohamed; Mohtar, Rabi (2012). Artificial ground water recharge using treated wastewater effluents. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings 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. 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. 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. 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. 86, pp15-25. download

Singh, J, R.H. Mohtar, Braudeau, E., Heathmen, G., Jesiek, J., Singh, D. (2012). Field evaluation of the pedostructure-based model (Kamel). Comput. Electron Agric, 86:8, 4-14. download.

Llewellyn-Smith, Chris and Mohtar, Rabi H. (2012). Energy Security Symposium: Qatar, 13-­15 November 2011. QScience Proceedings. 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.  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. 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. ProQuest Dissertations 1529829. Purdue University, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana. download

Mohtar, R.H., Daher, B. (2012). Water, Energy, and Food: The Ultimate Nexus. In Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering Second Edition, Dennis R. Heldman, Carmen I. Moraru (Eds.) (pp. 1-15) Abingdon, UK: Taylor & Francis. 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, 28:1, 69–182. download

Braudeau, Erik; Mohtar,  Rabi H.; Martin, Pierre (2011). SoilWater2 Model Component. System for Environmental and Agricultural Modelling; Linking European Science and Society. Seamless Number 010036; Deliverable PD.3.2.3 download

Braudeau, Erik and Mohtar, Rabi 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. 10.5339/qfarf.2011.evo7 download

Ali, Fedaa and Mohtar, Rabi (2011). Upon Embarking Solar Photovoltaic. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings. 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. 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, andRabi 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. 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. Intn’l J. 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 #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 (Ed.) Island Press. Washington, Covelo, London. 271 pages download

AE Dare, RH Mohtar, JH Lumkes, PK Imbrie, AH Ciftci (2011). Assessment of Global Competencies within Purdue University’s College of Engineering. Louisville, Kentucky, August 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

S Silliman, RH Mohtar, KG Paterson, WP Ball (2010). Engineering Academic Programs for Hydrophilanthropy: Commonalities and Challenges. In DK Kreamer, Hydrophilanthropy and Education.  J. Contemporary Water Research & Education 145:1, 5-29. DOI: 10.1111/j.1936-704X.2010.00077.x 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. 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 Haghighi. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June, 1. doi:10.13031/2013.27327  download

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. In Systems Analysis and Modeling in Food and Agriculture, KC Ting, David H Fleisher, Luis F Rodriguez (Eds) 409-424 download

El-Awar, F.A., T. Zhai, R.H. Mohtar, W. Jabre. (2007) Modeling grazing in the Semi-Arid Rangelands of Lebanon Using GRASIM. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 23:6, 803-810. ASABE ISSN 0883-8542.   download

Zhai, T., Rabi H. Mohtar, A.R. Gillespie, G.R. von Kiparski, K.D. Johnson, and M. Neary. (2006). Modeling forage growth in a Midwest USA silvopastoral SystemAgroForestry Systems 67:243-257. DOI 10.1007/s10457-005-3823-0.hai

Mohamed Ouessar, Adriana Bruggeman, Fethi Abdelli, Rabi H. Mohtar. (2005). Adaptation and Evaluation of SWAT Model for Application in an Arid Watershed in southeast Tunisia. Watershed Management in Dry Ares: Challenges and opportunities Jerba, Tunisia. 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

Mohtar, R.H. J. D. Jabro, D.R. Buckmaster (1997) A Grazing Simulation Model: GRASIM. B: Field Testing. Transactions of the ASAE. Vol. 40(5):1495-1500. American Society of Agricultural Engineers 0001-2351 / 97 / 4005-1495. (Journal Paper No. 15245, Agricultural Experiment Station, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906.) download

Mohtar, R.H., D.R. Buckmaster, S.L. Fales (1997) A Grazing Simulation Model: GRASIM A: Model Development. Transactions of the ASAE. Vol. 40(5):1483-1493. American Society of Agricultural Engineers 0001-2351 / 97 / 4005-1483. resented as ASAE Paper No. 94-7525. (Journal Paper No. 15243, Agricultural Experiment Station, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906.) download

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