Publications and Presentations

Makkawi, M., 2004, Effect of porous medium heterogeneity on water flow: A stochastic hydrofacies approach, Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 481-487

 Hariri, M., and M. Makkawi, 2004, Gold Mineralization Distributions within Rock Units at the Hajr Gold Mine, Southwest Saudi Arabia, The Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, Vol. 29, Number 2A, pp. 111-121

 Makkawi, M., 2004, Integrating GPR and Geostatistical Techniques to Map the Spatial Extent of a Shallow Groundwater System, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 56-62

Al-Shuhail, M. M. Hariri, and M. H. Makkawi, 2004, Using Ground-Penetrating Radar to Delineate Fractures in the Rus Formation, Dammam Dome, Eastern Saudi Arabia, Accepted for publication in the International Geology Review, Vol. 46 (In print)

Makkawi, M., and A. Al-Shuhail, 2004, Detecting the Depth to Shallow Groundwater by Integrating GPR and Kriging Methods, Accepted for presentation in the 2nd Saudi Science Conference.

Al-Khalifah, f. A., O. M. Abdullatif, and M. H. Makkawi, 2004, Sedimentology and Geostatistical Modeling of Quwarah Member, Qasim Formation: Paleozoic Sandstone Reservoir Outcrop Analog, Saudi Arabia,  Accepted for presentation in the 6th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition (GEO 2004).

Makkawi, M., and A. Al-Shuhail, 2003, Mapping Groundwater Surface Using GPR and Geostatistical Methods, A Final Report for grant# ARI-017, Office of the Vice Rector for Applied Research, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 77p.

Al-Shuhail, M. H. Makkawi, and M. M. Hariri, 2003, The Use of GPR to Delineate Fractures in the Rus Formation, Dammam Dome, Eastern Saudi Arabia, GeoFrontier (DGS), Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 24-27.

Makkawi, M., M. Hariri, and A. Ghaleb, 2003, Computer Utilization in Teaching Earth Sciences: Experience of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, International Education Journal, Vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 89-97.

Seddigi, Z., , M. Makkawi, and others, 2003, Scientific Research at KFUPM: Obstacles and Possible Solutions, Proceedings of the Discussion Forum on Research at KFUPM: Challenges and Opportunities, May 2003, pp. 27-35.

Makkawi, M., 2003, Utilization of New Technologies for the Right Environmental Decision-Making (in Arabic), Seminar presented to the President, Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental Protection (PME)

Al-Ali, M., R. Hasting-James, M. Makkawi, and G. Korven, 2003, Vibrator Attribute Leading Velocity Estimation, The Leading Edge, May 2003, pp. 400-405.

Makkawi, M., 2002, Geostatistical Ore Reserve Estimation of Gypsum in Awsajiyah and Ayn Ibn Fuhaid Areas at Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia, A Tecnical Report presented to Saudi Geophysical Consulting Office and Saudi Industries Development Company, 31p.

Al-Ghamdi, A. M., S. O. Ibrahim and M. Makkawi, 2002, Geostatistical modeling for porosity and permeability in Arab-D reservoir based on seismic attributes, Uthmaniyah area, Proceedings of The 1st Kuwait International Petroleum Conference & Exhibition, SPE paper# KIPCE-B01.

Al-Khalifah M. and M. Makkawi, 2002, The Impact of Data Integration on Geostatistical Porosity Modelling: a Case Study from the Berri Field, Saudi Arabia, Journal of Petroleum Geology, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 485-498 ( Selected for year 2002 Best Paper Award in Exploration Organization of Saudi Aramco Oil Company)

Makkawi, M., 2002, Improving Response Variable Prediction by Conditional Simulation Procedures. In: M. Sherif, V. Singh, and M. Al-Rashed (eds.), Groundwater Hydrology, Vol. 2, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema Publishers, pp. 261-268.

Makkawi, M., 2002, Chapter 3 and Chapter 5 in Faculty Handbook of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, KFUPM Press, 146 P.

Makkawi, M., Effect of Porous Medium Heterogeneity on Water Flow: A Stochastic Approach, Submitted for publication.

Makkawi, M. and others, 2001, Guideline Manual for Organizing Conferences and Symposia in King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Arabic Version), KFUPM Press, 82 P.

Al-Khalifah M. and M. Makkawi, 2001, Reflection of Geology on Geostatistical Models: a Case Study, Proceedings of The 1st Saudi Science Conference, Vol. 3, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, pp. 163-175.

Hariri M., M. Makkawi, and A. Ghaleb, 2001, Use of Computer in Earth Sciences Education, Proceedings of The 1st Saudi Science Conference, Vol. 3, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, pp. 193-204.

Al-Khalifah M. and M. Makkawi, 2001, Semivariogram Modeling and Interpretation for Hanifa Reservoir in Berri Field, The 12th Middle East Oil Show and Conference, Bahrain.

Makkawi, M., 2000, Risk Assessment and Stochastic Models, Seminar presented to Gas Divison, Saudi Aramco

Makkawi, M., 1998, Analysis of Soil Moisture Dynamics Using Stochastic Hydraulic Parameters, AGU 1998 Spring Meeting Publication volume, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Makkawi, M. and J. Warner, 1998, Statistical and Structural Analysis of Brooks and Corey Parameters, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Hydrology Days, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, pp. 165-176.

Makkawi, M., 1998, Uncertainty Analysis of Soil Moisture Dynamics Using Stochastic Brooks-Corey Parameters, Ph.D. Dissertation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA, 196 p.

Sahin, A., M. Makkawi, and others, 1995, Geostatistical Modeling and Evaluation of Reservoir Characteristics, Project report# PN 21112, Research Institute, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 

Sahin, A., M. Makkawi, and others, 1994, Geostatistical Study of Spatial Distributions of Permeability in Hanifa Formation Outcrops: Jabal Al-Abakkayn Area, Central Saudi Arabia, Project report# PN 21122, Research Institute, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 

Sahin, A. and M. Makkawi, 1992, Geostatistical Estimation of Zarghat Magnesite Deposit, The 1st Meeting of Saudi Society for Earth Sciences, KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Makkawi, M., 1991, Geostatistical Modelling of Zarghat Magnesite Deposit, Saudi Arabia, M.S. Thesis, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 142 p.