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 Dr. Abdi Siad

Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Department of Earth Science
Faculty: Faculty of Natural Science
Qualifications:
Tel: 021 959 2135
Fax: 021 959 1317
Email: amsiad@uwc.ac.za
Research:
 
 
 
 

Biography

 

Publications

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    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

     

    1.      Nolakana P, Siad  A, Solomon H (2017): Evaluation of groundwater suitability for domestic and irrigational purposes in Newcastle, KwaZulu – Natal, South Africa , Visnyk of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv: Geology. (2017). v. 1(76). pp. 76-84.

    2.      Al Rashedi S.,  and Siad A. , (2016): Geochemistry of beach sands from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Visnyk of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Geology, Volume  4(75), 21-29

    3.      Nolakana, P., Siad A., Solomon, H., (2016):  Geochemical evaluation of groundwater quality in Newcastle , Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa,  Visnyk of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Geology, Volume 3(74), 68-76.

    4.      Abegunde, O. A., Okujeni, C. D., Wu, C., & Siad, A. (2016). Distribution patterns of contaminants in the Mogale Gold tailing dam: a case study from South Africa. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(20), 1365.

    5.      Al Rashedi, S., & Siad, A. (2016).  Grain Size Analysis And Depositional Environment For Beach Sediments Along Abu Dhabi Coast, United Arab Emirates. International Journal of  Scientific & Technology Research Volume 5, Issue 07, pp 106-115            ​                                                                                                                      

    6.      Al Rashedi, S., & Siad, A. (2015). Geochemical classification and characterization of the beach sands of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: a combination of cluster and discriminant analysis, Visnyk of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Geology. Volume 4(71), Р. 30-36                                                                                     ​​

    7.      Al Rashdi, S., Arabi, A. A., Howari, F. M., & Siad, A. (2015). Distribution of heavy metals in the coastal area of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Marine pollution bulletin, 97(1), 494-498

    8.      Siad, A. M. (1994). Geomathematical evaluation of trace element patterns in lateritic soils above Late Proterozoic basement units of Nigeria, West Africa. Reimer,  Berliner geowiss. Abh., A, 159, 122 pp., Berlin.

    9.      Siad, A. M., Matheis, G., Utke, A., & Burger, H. (1994). Discriminant analysis as a geochemical mapping technique for lateritic covered areas of southwestern and central Nigeria. ITC Journal 1994-1, Special CODATA Issue, 7-12, Enschede.

    10.  Utke, A., Siad, A., & Koch, W. (1993). Geomathematical optimization of Landsat-TM satellite data for geological mapping in an island arc/ophiolite environment of the Red Sea Hills, Sudan. In: Thorweihe, U. & Schandelmeier, H. (eds), Geoscientific Reseach in northeastern Africa, 117-120, Balkema, Rotterdam.                          ​​

    SELECTED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

     

    C. Okujeni, Y. Hoosain, L. Mpuru, P. Leuta, A. Siad (2013): Selective extraction and vapor analyses of transported overburden for platinum-group elements exploration in the Rooiport and Kalplats prospects, South Africa. Abstract, 24th Colloquium of African Geology (CAG24), 08-12, 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Okujeni, C.D., Siad, A., Baillie R., Mandende, H. (2013): Geochemical characterization of pyroxenite layers in the Akanani Prospect area in the Platreef, Bushveld Igneous Complex, South Africa – A multivariate statistical approach. Abstract, 24th Colloquium of African Geology (CAG24), 08-12, 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    M. Andrews, C. Okujeni, R. Bailie, A. Siad (2012): The use of chemostratigraphy and geochemical vectoring as exploration tool for platinum group metals in the Platreef, Bushveld Igneous Complex, South Africa. Abstract, 9th Inkaba yeAfrica Workdhop, GFZ – Potsdam, Germany, 25, November 2012 – 1 December 2012.

    A. Siad, T.Mwenze, C. Okujeni, R. Bailie (2012): Geochemical classification and characterization of metasomatized rocks within the Platreef at Sandsloot farm, Bushveld complex, South Africa: A multivariate statistical technique approach. Abstract, 9th Inkaba yeAfrica Workdhop, GFZ – Potsdam, Germany, 25, November 2012 – 1 December 2012.

    R. Bailie, C. Okujeni, T. Mwenze, A. Siad (2012): Petrographic evidence for multiple fluid flow events and extensive metasomatism of the Platreef package above a carbonate footwall, Sandsloot, Northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Abstract, 9th Inkaba yeAfrica Workdhop, GFZ – Potsdam, Germany, 25, November 2012 – 1 December 2012.

    Okujeni, C.,  Bailie, R.,  Siad, A., Tshipeng, N., Andrews, M (2011): The effect of floor rock and crustal contamination on the base metal sulphide (BMS) mineralization in the Platreef, South Africa: A multi-element geochemical approach. Abstract 4th Platreef workshop at Mokopane, January 2011.

     

    MATHEIS,G., SIAD,A. & ADERHOLD,G., 1995: Geogen-anthropogene Zustandsanalyse und Gefährdungsabschätzung potentieller Schwermetall-Mobilisation. - unveröffentl. Abschlußbericht "Rieselfelder Süd", 46 S. & Anlagen, FG Hydrogeologie, TU Berlin.

    G. Matheis, A.M. Siad, A. Utke and W. Glaesser (1994): Environmental monitoring in the Saale flood plain of Central Germany-An uintegrated mineralogical-geochemical approach. Deutsche Kultur- und Wissenschaftstage, Alexandria, Egypt.

    A. M. Siad, G. Matheis, A. Utke and D. Küster (1993): Geomathematical re-interpretation of litho- and pedochemical mapping in lateritic environment- case study in the tin fields of Nigeria/West Africa. Abstract P. 169 " 16th International Geochemical exploration Symposium", Sept. 1993, Bejing, China.

    G. Matheis, C. Schreier, A. M. Siad, A. Utke and W. Glaesser (1993): Environmental monitoring of combined heavy metal/organic pollution in central Europe- an integrated mineralogical- geochemical approach in the Bitterfeld-Halle industrial region. Abstract P.128. "16th International Geochemical Exploration Symposium", Sept. 1993, Bejing, China.

    Matheis, G., Utke, A., Pudlo, D. and Siad, A. M. (1993): Der Einsatz der Wellenlängen-dispersiven RFA zur Erfassung mineralogischer und geochemischer Kenndaten in der Umweltanalytik.-PHILIPS-Symposium "Röntgenfluoreszenanalyse", Nürnberg-Fischbach.  Bericht der Arbeitsgruppe Angewandte Geochemie Fachbereich Bergbau und Geowissenschaften TU Berlin. 6S.

    G. Matheis, C. Schreier, A. M. Siad and R. Bussert (1993): Multi-element distribution pattern in the Nubian strata of Egypt and Sudan: geochemical application for stratigraphic correlation and facies analysis. Proc. "IFP/Eurothethys Research Conference Pre-Tethyan Platform" March 23-25, 1993, Arles, France.

    A. M. Siad and G. Matheis (1992): Lateritic soil pattern above Late-Proterozoic meta-volcanic sequences in Nigeria: A geomathematical approach related to rare-metal mineralization. Abstract P. A103 " Geochemical Mapping Symposium" Goldschmidt Conference in Reston, Virginia 8-10, 1992.

    A. M. Siad (1991): Multivariate statistical techniques used to enhance interpretation of geochemical data from west African lateritic soils. Proc. "Eurolat 91 " 5th International meeting", August 23-24, 1991, Berlin, Germany. pp. 164-171.

    G. Matheis, A. Utke, C. Schreier and A. M. Siad (1990): Regional geochemical soil mapping in the tropical environment of west Africa: Bedrock reflection and resource assessment of Proterozoic volcano-sedimentry sequences. Proc."International Symposium on Geochemical Prospecting", Prague, Czechoslavakia.

  •        A. M. Siad (1989): Application of geostatistical techniques in the evaluation of Wabo uranium deposit, Galgudud region, central Somalia. ITC Journal 1989-1, Enschede.

 

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