First University Degree:
B.Sc. in Science - Geology Department -1984 - Good, Faculty of Science, University of Alexandria, Egypt.
Second University Degree:
M.Sc. in Environmental Studies.
Environmental Coastal Geology, Jan. 1991,
Institute of Graduate Studies and Researches, Alexandria University, Alex. Egypt.
Thesis Title:Long-Term Bottom Changes of the Nile Delta Continental Shelf over the present Century.
Third University Degree:
PhD in Environmental Studies.
Marine Pollution, Feb. 1997,
Institute of Graduate Studies and Researches, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.
Thesis Title:An Environmental Impact Assessment of Pollution in the Arabian Gulf.
eliminary Assessment of the Impacts Of The Drifting Sands on the Development Activities in North-Western Sinai - Egypt.
1- Fahad H. Aljamali, Elham Ali, Mahmoud H. Ahmed (2015). Impacts of Accelerated Coastal Developments on the Eastern Coast of Qatar, Case study: Umm Saeed Coastal Area, in press
2- Khaled Abutaleb, Adeline Ngie, Ahmed Darwish & M.H. Ahmed , S. Arafat, Fethi Ahmed, (2015). Assessment of urban heat island using satellite remotely sensed imagery over Greater Cairo, Egypt, Advances in Remote Sensing, “Accepted”
3- Adeline Ngie, Khaled Abutaleb, Fethi Ahmed, Ahmed Darwish & M.H. Ahmed (2014). Assessment of urban heat island using satellite remotely sensed imagery: a review, South African Geographical Journal, 96:(2), Pp. 198-214. DOI: 10.1080/ 03736245.2014.924864
4- Ahmed M.H. and Vittorio B. (2014). "Book on Remote Sensing of the African Seas. ISBN 978-94-017-8008-7. Chapter 19. Satellite Surveys of Lagoon and Coastal Waters in the Southeastern Mediterranean Area.
5- K. Abutaleb; Adeline, Ngie; F. Ahmed; M. H. Ahmed; S.B. Elkafrawy; S. M. Arafat; A. Darwish (2014). Investigation of Urban Heat Island Using Landsat Data. Proceeding of 10th international conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment, 24Oct: 1Nov. 2014, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
6- Adeline Ngie, Khaled Abutaleb, Fethi Ahmed, Ahmed Darwish & Mahmoud Ahmed (2014). Investigation of urban heat island effect using Landsat ETM+ in South Africa. South African geographical journal “under review”
7- Khaled A.B., Ahmed F., Ahmed M.H., Ahmmed D. and Edline (2013). Review Article Urban Heat Island Using Remotely Sensed Imagery: Concepts, Methods and Applications (in progress).
8- Abutaleb, K. A.; Sheta, AbdElAziz S. N.; El Behairy, U. A.; Hussain, M.H. A.; Abou-Hadid A. F. (2012). Effect of Nitrogen Application on the Spectral Signature of Potato Plants using One Way ANOVA Statistical Test. Journal of Biological chemistry & Environmental sciences, Pp 379-390
9- H. M. El-Asmar & M. H. Ahmed & M. M. N. Taha & E. M. Assal (2012). Human Impacts on Geological and Cultural Heritage in the Coastal Zone West of Alexandria to Al-Alamein, Egypt Springer-Verlag 2012H Geoheritage. DOI10.1007/s12371-012-0066-0 Received: 26 September 2010/ Accepted: 20 August 2012.
10- Autumn J. Oczkowski, Roger J. Flower, Julian R. Thompson, Fethi Ayache, Mahmoud H. Ahmed, Mohamed Ramdani, Simon Turner 2010. Evidence of North Africa’s green revolution preserved in sedimentary organic matter deposited in three coastal lagoons. Journal of Ecological Society of America
11- Ahmed, M. H., B. M. El Leithy, J. R. Thompson, R. J. Flower, M. Ramdani, F. Ayache & S. M. Hassan, 2009. Application of remote sensing to site characterisation and environmental change analysis of North African coastal lagoons. Hydrobiologia. 622:147-171
12- Rasmussen, E. K., O. S. Petersen, J. R. Thompson, R. J. Flower & M. H. Ahmed, 2009a. Hydrodynamic-ecological model analyses of the water quality of Lake Manzala (Nile Delta, Northern Egypt). Hydrobiologia. Hydrobiologia. 622:195-220
13- Flower, R. J., P. G. Appleby, J. R. Thompson, M. H. Ahmed, M. Ramdani, L. Chouba, N. Rose, R. Rochester, F. Ayache, M. M. Kraiem, N. Elkhiati, S. El Kafrawy, H. Yang & E. K. Rasmussen, 2009. Sediment distribution and accumulation in lagoons of the Southern Mediterranean region (the MELMARINA Project) with special reference to environmental change and aquatic ecosystems. Hydrobiologia. Hydrobiologia. 622:85-112.
14- Ahmed M.H., Noha D. and M. A. Fahmy (2006). Eutrophication Assessment of Lake Manzala Egypt Using GIS Techniques. Journal of Hyrdroinformatics, Hydro, Vol. 8 (2) April 2006, pp101-109.
15- Aymn H Nasr and Ahmed M. H. (2007). Detecting Oil Spills in the Offshore Nile Delta Coast Using Image Processing of ERS SAR Data. WSEAS Transactions on Signal Processing, Issue 1, Volume 3, pp 102-107
16- Thompson, J. R., R. J. Flower, M. Ramdani, F. Ayache, M. H. Ahmed, E. K. Rasmussen & O. S. Petersen, 2009. Hydrological characteristics of three North African coastal lagoons: insights from the MELMARINA project. Hydrobiologia. 622:45-84.
17- Hassan, O.A., Ahmed M.H. and Arafat S.M. (2005). Environmental land-cover/land use change detection in the coastal zone of the Gulf of Aqaba, Egypt using multi-temporal Landsat imagery, Egypt. Jour. of Rem. Sens. and Space Sci., ISSN 1110-9823, Vol. VIII, 21-38P.
18- Ahmed M.H., Ali E.M. and El-Magd A. (2009). Detection of Temporal changes in coral reef at Hurghada (Red sea Egypt) and environmental factors controlling deteriorated sites using landsat and field data. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 13, No. 4:403-419 (2009) 1110-1131
19- Ahmed M.H., O.H. Abdel-Kader and M.F. Kaiser (2007). Hazards influencing coastal plains management along the Eastern stretch of the Gulf of Suez, Using remote sensing and GIS, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 23-27 July, Barcelona, Spain, IEEE. 3728-3731.
20- Ahmed M. H. (2007). Development Framework for Integrated Coastal Zone Management of the Nile Delta Using Information Technology, Journal of Institute National des Sciences de la Mer et de l'Amenagement du Littoral, ISMAL, Algiers PELAGOS, ISSN 1112-7848, pp 45-59.
21- M.H. Ahmed and H.M. El-Asmar (2009). Monitoring and assessment of coastal development along the Nile Delta coast using satellite images and GIS. 10th MEDCOAST Conference Proceeding, 10-14 Nov, 2009 Sochi, Russia, pp 1095-1106.
22- Zakaria H. Y., Ahmed M. H. and Flower R. (2007). Environmental Assessment of Spatial Distribution of Zooplankton Community in Lake Manzalah, Egypt. ACTA ADRIAT., 48(2): 161 - 172, ISSN: 0001-5113 AADRAY
23- Ramdani, M., N. Elkhiati, R. J. Flower, J. R. Thompson, L. Chouba, M. M. Kraiem, F. Ayache & M. H. Ahmed, 2009. Environmental influences on the qualitative and quantitative composition of phytoplankton and zooplankton in North African coastal lagoons. Hydrobiologia. 622: 113-131.
24- Kraı¨em, M. M., L., Chouba, M. Ramdani, M. H. Ahmed, J. R. Thompson & R. J. Flower, 2009. The fish fauna of three North African lagoons: specific inventories, ecological status and production. Hydrobiologia. doi:10.1007/s10750-008-9679-3.
25- Ahmed M. H. and El-Leithy B. (2008). Utilization of Satellite Images for Monitoring the Environmental Changes and Development in Lake Mariout during the past four Decades, Alexandria, Egypt. Proceeding of International Conference "Environment is a must", 10-12 June 2008, Alexandria.
26- N. S. Donia, Ahmed M.H. and Erik Kock Rasmussen (2007). Water Quality Modeling of Manzala Lake, Egypt. Second Ain Shams University International Conference on Environmental Engineering April 10-12 2007, Cairo Egypt.
27- Ahmed M. H. and Donia N. S. (2007). Spatial Investigation of Water Quality of Lake Manzala using GIS Techniques. Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, ISSN, 1110-8923 Vol. (x), p63-86.
28- E. A. Hermas, M. H. Ahmed, S. B. El-Kafrawy, M. A. El-Demerdash, A. A. Khedr, and W. E. Asi (2007). Monitoring the Interaction of Human Activities and Earth Surface Processes in the Coastal Area Located Between Gamasa Drain and El-Gharbeya Drain, North Nile Delta, Egypt, Through the Last Two Decades, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 23-27 July, Barcelona, Spain
29- Donia N. S. and Ahmed M,H. (2006). Remote Sensing for Water Quality Monitoring of Lakes. Case study: Lake Manazla, 7th international Conference of Hydroinformatics (HIC 2006), Nice, France, 4-8 September 2006.
30- S.B. El Kafrawy, Mahmoud H. Ahmed, and M. M. Abu Zaied, (2006). Environmental Assessment of Seasonal Biological Variations of Manzala Lagoon. The First International Conference on Environmental Change of Lakes, Lagoons and Wetlands in the Southern Mediterranean Region. 4-7 Jan. 2006 Cairo, Egypt.
31- A.H. El-Nahry Mahmoud H Ahmed and Sayed M. A. Madany (2006). Land Suitability Modeling of Lake Manzala Natural Vegetation Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques. The First International Conference on Environmental Change of Lakes, Lagoons and Wetlands in the Southern Mediterranean Region. 4-7 Jan. 2006 Cairo, Egypt.
32- Erik Kock Rasmussen, Ole Svenstrup Petersen and Mahmoud H. Ahmed, (2006). A hydrodynamic-ecological model of the Manzala Lagoon, Egypt The First International Conference on Environmental Change of Lakes, Lagoons and Wetlands in the Southern Mediterranean Region. 4-7 Jan. 2006 Cairo, Egypt.
33- Ahmed H Mahmoud, Refaat, H. El-Din A. and B. El-Liethy (2005). Integration of Satellite Images and Numerical Models to Predict Shoreline Changes – Case Study El-Arish Coast, Egypt, MEDCOAST 06, Turkey.
34- Ahmed, M. H., Donia N.S., and El-Liethy, B. (2004). Using Remote Sensing Data for Assessing the Optical Characteristics of Alexandria Coastal Water, Egypt. XXth Congress Inter. Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) 12-23 July 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.
35- Ahmed M. H. and Abdel Aal A. Elaa (2003). Study of Molluscan Shells and their Enclosed Bottom Sediments in Manzala Lagoon, Nile Delta, Egypt. Bull Nat. Inst. of Oceangr. & Fish. A.R.E., Vol. (29): 423-446.
36- M.G. El-Malky, M. H Ahmed, and M.A. El-Marghany (2003). Heavy Metals in Water and Sediments of Bardawil Lagoon, Northern Coast of Sinai, Egypt. Jour. of Environmental Science. Vol. (7), No. (3), Dec. 2003: 753-785
37- Ahmed M. H. (2003). Erosion and Accretion Patterns along the Coastal Zone of Northern Sinai, Egypt. Jour. of the Sedimentological Society of Egypt. Vol. 11, pp 281-290.
38- Ahmed M.H. (2002). Updating Shoreline and Sea Bed Changes of El-Dabaa Area Using Satellite Data. Final Report for Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA).
39- Abdel Rahman, S.I., M.H. Ahmed and A. H. El Nahry (2002). Water Use Efficiency for natural vegetation and cultivated lands in the South-eastern Mediterranean Basin using Satellite Data, International workshop in modeling of water resources, ICARDA, Cairo, March, 2002.
40- Ahmed M. H., M. A. R. Abdel-Moati, G. El-Bayomi, M.Tawfik and S. El-Kafrawy (2001). Using Geo-Information and Remote Sensing Data for Environmental Assessment of Burullus Lagoon, Egypt. Bull Nat. Inst. Of Oceangr. & Fish. A.R.E., Vol. (27): 241-263.
41- Ahmed M.H. and Abdel Moati A (2001). Metal Accumulation in sediments of the Exclusive Economic Zone, Persian Gulf. The International Jour. of Environ. Studies, 2003, Vol. 60, pp 45-54.
42- Ahmed M. H.; M.A.R. Abdel-Moati and S.A. Rahman, (2001). Integrated Coastal Zone Management for North Sinai Area, Egypt. The Fifth Inter. Conf. On the Med. Sea. (
43- Abdel Rahman, S.I.; M.H. Ahmed; and Essa, M.M..(2001). Drought Monitoring in the South-eastern Mediterranean Basin using Satellite Data. IGARSS, IEEE (2001) Intern. Geosc. and Rem. Sens. Symp., Univ of New south Wales, Sydney, Australia 9-13 July, 2001.
44- Ahmed, M. H. (2000). Long-Term Changes Along The Nile Delta Coast: Rosetta Promontory A Case Study. The Egypt. Jour. of Remote. Sens. and Spa. Sci., Vol. (3), V. 3,pp. 125-134
45- M. H. Ahmed, A. N. Hassan and O. Frihy, (2000). Absence of Environmental Impact Assessment Legistalations for Project Decommissioning Phase: Environmental Consequences, The 10th Intern. Conf., “Environmental Protection is a must”, 9-11 May, 2000, Alex. Egypt.
46- Ahmed M.H., Robert J. Nicholls, and Yehia, M.A. (2000). Monitoring the Nile Delta: A Key Step in Adaptation to Long-Term Coastal Change. The 2nd Inter. Conf. On Earth Observations and Environmental Information (EOEI), 11-14 Nov. Cairo, Egypt.
47- Ahmed M. H., Frihy, O.E, and Yehia M. A. (2000). Environmental Management of the Mediterranean Coastal Lagoons of Egypt. Journal of ANAALS Geol. Surv. Egypt, V.XXIII (2000), pp. 491-508.
48- Ahmed M. H. (1999). Environmental Status of the Coastal Zone of Al-Sukhna Area, Gulf of Suez, Red Sea, Egypt. The Egypt. Jour. of Remote Sensing and Space Sci., Vol. (2), pp. 117-129.
49- Ahmed M. H., El-Raey and Nasr S.M. (1998). Distribution of Total Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Bottom Sediments of The Arabian Gulf After The 1991 Oil Spill, Proceeding of the First Conf. Of the Chem. Admin. On Hundred Years for Attending Environment and Society, 15-17, Dec., 1998, PP274 - 285.
50- Ahmed M.H., Frihy O.E, Nasr, S.M. and El-Raey (1997). Evaluation of socioeconomic impacts of pollution on ecosystems on the Arabian Gulf. Journal of Envi. Inter., 24 (1/2).
51- Nasr S.M., M. El-Raey and M.H. Ahmed (1997). Integrated Coastal Zone Management for Alexandria, Egypt. Third International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment MEDCOAST 97. 11-14 Nov. 1997, Qawia, Malta, 665-677.
52- Ahmed M.H., Frihy O.E, Nasr, S.M. and El-Raey (1997). Evaluation of socioeconomic impacts of pollution on ecosystems on the Arabian Gulf. Journal of Envi. Inter., 24 (1/2).
53- Tariq W. Kureishy and Ahmed M.H. (1995). Total Mercury Distribution In Surface Sediments From The Arabian Gulf. Jour. of Qatar Univ. Sci., Vol. 14; 1995
54- Ahmed M.H. (1993). Texture of Bottom Sediments of the ROPME Sea Area. Proceeding Scientific Workshop on the Results of the R/V MT. Mitchell Cruise, Kuwait 24-28 Jan. 1993.
55- Awosika, L.F., Al-Ghadban, A.N., Ahmed M.H. and Adegbie A.T. (1993). Assessment Of Sediment, Foraminifera And Current Mooring Data Collected During The 100 Day ROPME/IOC/NOAA Cruise: Implications For Transport Dynamics In The Ropme Sea Area. In Program of Scientific Workshop on Results of the R/V MT.MITCHELL Cruise, 24-28 January 1993, Kuwait.
56- Ahmed M.H. (1993). Environmental Assessment Study on El'doha Harbour, State of Qatar. Science Week in Auditoria of Aleppo University, Syrian , Vol. 2 P499-512, 1993.
57- El-Raey, O.E. Frihy, S.M. Nasr, and M.H. Ahmed (1991). Bruun Rule Application And Trend Analysis of The Nile Delta Coast. International Society Conference for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, Italy 4-9 Aug., 1991.
58- Frihy, S.M. Nasr, M.H. Ahmed and M. El Raey (1990). Temporal Shoreline And Bottom Changes Of The Inner Continental Shelf Of The Nile Delta, Egypt. Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 6 No. 4, Fall 1990.
59- Frihy O.E., S.M. Nasr, M.H. Ahmed and M. El-Raey (1990). Nile Delta Continental Shelf: Relationship between Bottom Changes and Environmental Boundary Conditions. Regional Symposium, Environmental Studies, (UNARC), Alexandria, 15-17 May, 1990.