Research and publications

February 21st, 2020

محمد المغير، حسام النجار، توفيق مهاني 2020. دور التخطيط لإدارة الموارد البشرية في تحسين جودة خدمات الاسعاف والطوارئ في القطاع الحكومي في قطاع غزة. مجلة الريادة لاقتصاديات الاعمال. المجلد 6 العدد 2: 79- 98

محمد المغير، رمزي ابو علي، صباح ابو شرخ، حسام النجار 2020. دور اعادة الاعمار بعد الاعتداءات العسكرية في تأهيل الجبهة الداخلية في قطاع غزة- فلسطين. المجلة الجزائرية للأمن والتنمية. المجلد 9 العدد 16: 120-136

Husam Al-Najar, and Nassar, A. 2019 Slaughterhouses Wastewater Characteristics in the Gaza Strip. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 11 issue 7: 844-851.

Husam Al-Najar, Basel EL Hamarneh. 2019. The Effect of Education Level on Accepting The Reuse of Treated Effluent in Irrigation. Indonesian Journal of Science & Technology 4 (1) 28-38

Hadi Fathi Khalil and Husam Al Najar 2018. The Role of Women in Urban Agriculture and Food Security in Beit Lahia City, Gaza Strip. In Strengthening the role of women in rural and agricultural areas – obstacles and opportunities. A CIHEAM-UfM Co-publication Watch letter No. 40 PP 60-63.

Ra’fat Abu Daba’an and H. Al-Najar. 2018. The Effect of Long Term Irrigation by Treated Effluent on Boron Accumulation in Soil and Citrus Plants. Asian Review of Environmental and Earth Sciences Vol. 5, No. 1, 22-26, 2018 ISSN(E) 2313-8173/ ISSN(P) 2518-0134. DOI:10.20448/journal.506.2018.51.22.26

Al-Najar H, Ghourab A, Eid R , Farhouda H . 2018. Medical Wastewater Characterization in the Gaza Strip: Al-Shifa Medical Complex as a Case Study, Health Scope. 7 (3):e14513. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.14513

Abu Jabal, M.S., Abustan, I., Rozaimy, M.R. and H. Al-Najar. 2018 The deuterium and oxygen-18 isotopic composition of the groundwater in Khan Younis City, southern Gaza Strip (Palestine). Environ Earth Sci. 77: 155.

Yasser El-Nahhal, Omran El-Dahdouh and H. Al-Najar. 2017. Influence of sand filter in wastewater treatment (a case study in Gaza city, Gaza Strip wastewater treatment plant). Desalination and water treatment. 89: 118-126. Doi: 10.5004/dwt.2017.21398.

Al-Najar, H., 2017. Sustainable household water model: Abasan Al-Kabera as a case study. Journal of Engineering Research and Technology JERT: Vol. 4: Issue 2 pp 67-72.

Mohd S. Abu Jabal, Ismail Abustan, Mohd Remy Rozaimy and H. Al-Najar. 2017. Groundwater beneath the urban area of Khan Younis City, southern Gaza Strip (Palestine): assessment for multi-domestic purposes. Arab J Geosci 10: 257 pp 1-15. doi:10.1007/s12517-017-3036-7

Al-Najar H., Dohle D., Kurz H., Breuer J., Müller T., and R. Schulz. 2016. Sequential Extraction of Cu and Zn from soil amended with bio-compost for 12 years: Risk of leaching. Int. J. Environment and Waste Management, Vol. 18, No. 4, 317–334.

Al-Najar H. 2016. Household water balance is a strategy toward water security: Abasan Al-Kabera as a case study. International Conference on smart cities solutions, IUGaza. 30-31 August 2016. 

Al- Najar, H. Alrayes N., Dokhan Al., Saqer A., Silmi R., S. Al-Kurdi. 2015. Assessing Heavy Metals Pollution in the Agricultural Lands of Gaza Strip that Has Undergone Three Successive Wars. American Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 3 (4):151-158.

Sadallah H., and H. Al-Najar. 2015. Disinfection of Intermitted Water Supply System and Its Health Impact: Um Al Nasser Village as a Case Study. World Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 3 (2): 32-39. doi: 10.12691/wjee-3-2-2.

Mahdy S. Jarboo and H. Al-Najar. 2015. Climate change and its impact on domestic water consumption in Sub-urban regions in the Gaza Strip. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management. Vol. 7 (1): 3-16.

Mohd S. Abu Jabal, Abustan, I., Rozaimy, M.R., and H. El Najar. 2015. Groundwater beneath the urban area of Khan Younis City, southern Gaza Strip (Palestine): hydrochemistry and water quality. Arabian Journal of Geosciences.Vol. 8 (4): 2203-2215 .

Abdelmajid Nassar, H. Al Najar, Osama Dawood, Ziyad Abunada. 2015. Comprehensive Decision Approach for Sustainable Wastewater Reuse using Multicriteria Decision Analysis-GIS. Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 2 issue 1:1-6

Al-Najar, H., Al-Dalou, F., Snounu, I. and J. Al-Dadah. 2014. Framework Analysis of Socio-Economic and Health Aspects of Nitrate Pollution from Urban Agricultural Practices: The Gaza Strip as a case Study. Journal of agriculture and environmental sciences. Vol.3 (2): 355-370.

Mohd S. Abu Jabal, Abustan, I., Rozaimy, M.R., and H. Al Najar. 2014. Fluoride enrichment in groundwater of semi-arid urban area: Khan Younis City, Southern Gaza Strip (Palestine). Journal of African Earth Sciences. 100: 259–266.

El-Nahhal, I.Y., Al-Najar, H. and El-Nahhal, Y. 2014. Cations and Anions in Sewage Sludge from Gaza Waste Water Treatment Plant. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 5, 655-665.

El-Nahhal I, Al-Najar H and Y. El-Nahhal. 2014. Physicochemical properties of sewage sludge from Gaza. International Journal of Geosciences. 5, 586-594.

Al-Najar H., Muhammad A. Marai and F. Rabah. 2013. Water Consumption behaviour in semi-rural areas in the Gaza Strip: Beit Lahya town as a case study. IUG Journal of natural and engineering studies. 21 (3): 67-79.

Al-Najar H. and E. Ashour 2013. The impact of climate change and soil salinity in irrigation water demand on the Gaza Strip. Journal of water and climate change. 4 (2): 118- 130.

Al-Najar H.  2011. The integration of FAO-CropWat model and GIS techniques for estimating irrigation water requirement and its application in the Gaza Strip. Natural Resources. 2011, 2, 146- 154.

Shatat M and Al-Najar H. 2011. The impacts of temperature variation on wastewater treatment in the Gaza Strip: Gaza wastewater treatment plant as case study. Conference of Water and Climate Change in the MENA-Region: Adaptation, Mitigation, and Best Practices. 28th April, 2011. Berlin Germany.

Muhammed Al-Khatib and H. Al-Najar. 2011. Hydro-geo-chemical characteristics of groundwater beneath the Gaza Strip. Journal of Water Resources and Protection. 3 (5): 341-348.

Mohammed Al-Safady and H. Al-Najar. 2011. Disinfection Process of Water Supply System in the Gaza Strip Between Real Practice and WHO Limitations. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences. 5 (5): 414-423.

Ahmed Hilles and H. Al-Najar. 2011. Brackish Water Desalination Is the Merely Potable Water Potential in the Gaza Strip: Prospective and Limitations. Journal of Environmental Science and Technololgy. 4 (2) 158-171.

Nassar A., H. Al-Najar, M. Smith and M. Ghannam. 2010. Gaza Wastewater treatment plant as a model for low cost wastewater treatment technology in semi-arid environment. Research Journal of environmental sciences. Vol 4(2) 149-157.

Abdelmajid R. Nassar, H. Al-Najar and Jamal Y. Al-Dadah. 2009. Socio-Economic Aspects of Wastewater Reuse in the Gaza Strip. J. Environ. Sci. Techno 2(4) 170-178.

H. Al-Najar. 2007. Urban agriculture and Eco-sanitation: The strategic potential toward poverty alleviation in the Gaza Strip. RICS Research 7(7): 9-22.

Yassin M.; S. Abu Amr; and H. Al-Najar. 2006. Assessment of microbiological water quality and its relation to human health in Gaza Governorate. J. Public Health 120: 1177-1187.

Khalaf A.; H. Al-Najar; and J. Hamad. 2006. Assessment of rainwater run off due to the proposed regional plan for Gaza Governorates. J. Applied Sci., 6(13): 2693-2704.

El-Hawi M. and H. Al-Najar. 2005. Planning Challenges of Solid Waste Landfill Disposal Facilities: The Gaza Strip Case. In The 8th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium (SUPS8) UAE.

Al-Najar H., A.J. Adeloye. 2005. The effect of urban expansion on groundwater as a renewable resource in the Gaza Strip. RICS Research 5(8): 7-21.

Al-Najar H., R. Schulz, J. Breuer und V. Roemheld 2005. Effect of different cropping systems and time function on the mobility and uptake of heavy metals. Environ. Chem. Lett. 3(1), 13-17.

Al-Najar, H., R. Schulz and V. Roemheld 2005. Phytoremediation of thallium contaminated soils by Brassicaceae. In: Environmental Chemistry. Green Chemistry and Pollutants in Ecosystems. E. Lichtfouse, J. Schwarzbauer, D. Robert (Eds.). Springer (ISBN 3-540-22860-8). Chap. 17, 187-196.

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz; Kaschl A. and V. Roemheld 2005. The effect of thallium fractions in the soil and pollution origin on Tl uptake by hyperaccumulator plants: A key factor for assessment of phytoextraction. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 7(1): 55-67.

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz; J. Breuer; and V. Roemheld. 2003. Effect of bio-compost application on soil structure, crop yield and possible food chain contamination by heavy metals. P. 1750-1756/III in L. Shenyang et al. (Eds.) Proceeding of the 12th World Fertilizer Congress Beijing, China.

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz and V. Roemheld 2003. Plant availability of thallium in the rhizosphere of hyperaccumulator plants: a key factor for assessment of phytoextraction. Plant and Soil 249: 97-105.

Al-Najar H. 2002 Phytoextraction of thallium-contaminated soils by Brassicaceae genotypes: Role of chemical and spatial availability of thallium in soils and uptake capacity of roots. PhD thesis, Grauer publisher (ISBN 3-86186-421-5).

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz; J. Breuer; and V. Roemheld. 2002. Mobil­ity and uptake of heavy metals in different land use systems after long-term sewage sludge application. P. 1726 In. The 17th World Congress of Soil Science (17thWCSS) proceeding, Bangkok, Thailand

Al-Najar H., Aiyen, R. Schulz and V. Roemheld 2002. Changes in the binding forms of heavy metals in the rhizosphere of hyperaccumulator plants as a key factor for assessment of phytoremediation. P. 27-28 In: Cost Action 837 4th WG2 Workshop “Risk assessment and sustainable land management using plants in trace element-contami­nated soils” Proceeding, Bordeaux, France

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz; and V. Roemheld 2002. Heavy met­als in municipal organic wastes: Limits and prospects. In. Sino German recycling workshop Proceeding. Beijing, China.

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz; V. Roemheld. 2002. Effect of differ­ent cultivation techniques of Brassicaceae on Tl phytoex­traction and Tl binding forms in the soil. P. 142- 147. In W. Merbach et al. (Eds.) Durchwurzelung, Rhizodeposition und Pflanzenverfügbarkeit von Nährstoffen und Schwer­metallen. B.G. Teubner Publisher (ISBN 3-519-00377-5)

Al-Najar H.; R. Schulz; V. Roemheld. 2001. Binding forms of thallium in the rhizosphere of the hyperaccumulators kale and candytuft Brassicaceae. p. 391. In Proceeding 6th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements; Guelph Canada

Schulz R.; Al-Najar H.; J. Breuer; V. Roemheld. 2001. The effect of bio-compost application on crop yield and nitrogen dynamic in the soil. p. 986-987. In W. J. Horst et al. (Eds.) Plant nutrition-Food security and sustainability of agro-eco­systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Al-Najar H. 1996. Reuse of”Saline” Waste Water in Gaza City. Master of science thesis, IHE, The Netherlands