Alhamad, Mohammad Noor

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Mohammad Noor
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  • Associate Professor of Natural Resources Ecology & Biodiversity. B.Sc., Plant Production, University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan (1992). M.Sc., Plant Production/Field Crops, University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan (1995), Ph.D., Rangeland Ecology & Management, Texas A&M University, Texas-USA (2002). Experience: Biophsycial Modeling aided by time series analysis & remote sensing data for ecological forecasting using Box and Jenkins ARIMA methodology. GIS and remote sensing software (ARC GIS, ERDAS, ENVI, GS+) for lands use/cover classification & analysis, ecosystem function and structure. Univariate & multivariate analysis (SAS, SPSS packages), spectral analysis and wavelet denoising. Spatial pattern analysis (geostatistics: variogram, kriging & cokriging methods), and patch analysis. Statistical ecology (including alpha & beta diversity analysis. Research interests: Ecology and biodiversity of arid and semiarid grassland and shrubland , integration of biophysical modeling, developing ecological indicator for monitoring rangeland condition, integrating GIS and remote sensing technologies for ecological forecasting, landscape ecology and analysis, time series analysis. E-mail:

  • Ecology
  • Indicator organisms
  • Land use
  • Statistical methods