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Ahmad Yaghi

First name
Ahmad
Last name
Yaghi
Gender
M
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Information Systems
Environmental Remote Sensing
GIS
UN languages spoken

Arabic

Other Languages Old
Syrian Arab Republic
Chinese
Job function
Head
Division
Environmental Studies Section, General Organization of Remote Sensing (GORS)
Name of Organisation
Ministry of Environmental Affairs
City Organisation
Damascus
Country Organisation
Syrian Arab Republic
Telephone number
00 963 11 3943666/944490244
Email
drahmad.yaghi@hotmail.com
a.yaghi@scs-net.org
Work experience
1- International conference of "Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing in the Assessment and Monitoring of Land Degradation and Desertification (RGLDD)", Treir, Germany. 7-9/ 9 / 2005 (Lecturer)._x000D_
2- 2002-2004, working in Syrian- Lebanese- Europe Union (EU) cooperation project titled “Enhancing Monitoring Syrian - Lebanese Coastal Land Degradation”. Using Remote Sensing and GIS._x000D_
3- 2004 - 2005, GIS national consultant for FAO in the project titled: National Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping System (FIVIMS)._x000D_
4- 2005 - 2008, Project manager for the project named: Geo-Environmental survey of Homs Governorate / GORS._x000D_
5- 2006 - 2007 Allocating and drawing the boundaries of five protected Areas in Syria using RS-GIS-GPS. _x000D_
6- 2007-2008 conducting an Environmental Study for Abo Rejmein Protected Area. _x000D_
7- 2010 – 2011 Study on the Ecosystem in the Wet Land:
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc in Agricultural Sciences/ Agronomy Department_x000D_
University: Aleppo University - Syria, 1988_x000D_
BSc, Higher Education Diploma in Crops Breeding, Agronomy Department, University: Aleppo University - Syria, 1990;_x000D_
MSc inSoil Science (Remote Sensing and GIS),University: Zhejiang Agricultural University, China,1997_x000D_
Ph.D in Soil Sciences (Agricultural Remote Sensing and GIS)_x000D_
University: Zhejiang University, China, 2000
Publication titles
• Al Abed. M., Shi. Z., Yaghi. A., and Wang. R. C., 2000. An Integrated GIS/RS Approach for Soil Erosion Assessment and Modeling in the Syrian Coastal Soil. Pedosphere11 (2): 1-8 (in English)._x000D_
• Roqeih. M., Yaghi. A., and Dabbit. H., 2004. Application of Remote Sensing for Describing and Evaluating the Current Situation of Damascus Ghota. Journal of the General Organization of Remote Sensing. Vol. 16. 7-32. (in Arabic and English Abstract)._x000D_
• Baghdadi. F., Yaghi. A., and Ahmad. E., 2010. Land use Change Monitoring in Doma District Using RS and GIS. (Accepted). Journal of Damascus University – Agricultural Sciences. (In Arabic and English Abstract)._x000D_
• Yaghi. A., and Yazbek. A., 2011. Study on Land Cover / Land use in Abo Qbeis Protected Area using Unsupervised Classification and Visual Interpretation. (Accepted) Journal of the General Organization of Remote Sensing. (in Arabic and English Abstract)._x000D_
• Yazbek. A., Yaghi. A., and Qurbeisah. M, 2011. Study on Effects of Elevation and Climatic Conditions on Distribution of Forestry Communities in Abo Qbeis Protected Area. (Accepted) Journal of Damascus University – Agricultural Sciences. (in Arabic and English Abstract)._x000D_
• Rassoq. A., Yaghi. A., Al-Mesber. W. and Baghdadi. F, 2013. Dust Storm Mapping Using Geo-Statistical Analyst in Geographic Information System GIS in Syria. Jo
Other activities
1- International conference of "Remote Sensing and Geo-information Processing in the Assessment and Monitoring of Land Degradation and Desertification (RGLDD)", Treir, Germany. 7-9/ 9 / 2005 (Lecturer)._x000D_
2- 2004-2005 Working as a member in the steering committee of the project titled: ”Bio- Diversity Protection in Cider Protected Area” and producing Maps for this protected area. This project conducted by the Ministry of Local Administrative and Environment._x000D_
3- 2006 - 2008, member in the technical team for the project: Self Assessment of National Capacity Building Needs in Syria to Manage Global Environmental Issues. By the Ministry of Local Administrative and Environment, UNEP and GEF._x000D_
4- 2011-2012 supervisor for the project: Monitoring and management for Northern and southern Al-Kabeer Rivers basins (stage 1). It is in cooperation with Ministry of Environment.