Sobhi Nasir

Professor.

Former affiliation
  • 867 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1982 …2019
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Research Output 1982 2019

  • 867 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 67 Article
  • 1 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)
Oman
kimberlite
mountains
Spectroscopy
quadrupoles
1 Citation (Scopus)

An artiodactyl tracksite at Musandam Peninsula, Sultanate of Oman

Schulp, A. S., Belvedere, M., Nasir, S. & Wheeler, M., Oct 2011, In : Ichnos:an International Journal of Plant and Animal. 18, 4, p. 192-196 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trackway
eolian deposit
cave
dune
document
1 Citation (Scopus)

ASTER capability in mapping of mineral resources of arid region: A review on mapping of mineral resources of the Sultanate of Oman

Rajendran, S. & Nasir, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ore Geology Reviews.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arid regions
Mineral resources
ASTER
mineral resource
arid region
61 Citations (Scopus)

ASTER detection of chromite bearing mineralized zones in Semail Ophiolite Massifs of the northern Oman Mountains: Exploration strategy

Rajendran, S., al-Khirbash, S., Pracejus, B., Nasir, S., Al-Abri, A. H., Kusky, T. M. & Ghulam, A., Feb 2012, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 44, p. 121-135 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Chromite
ASTER
chromite
Radiometers
20 Citations (Scopus)
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Caves
Oman
Calcium Carbonate
ASTER
12 Citations (Scopus)
ASTER
nappe
spectral analysis
carbonatite
wavelength
21 Citations (Scopus)

ASTER spectral sensitivity of carbonate rocks - Study in Sultanate of Oman

Rajendran, S. & Nasir, S., Feb 15 2014, In : Advances in Space Research. 53, 4, p. 656-673 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
ASTER
Radiometers
thermal emission
radiometers
8 Citations (Scopus)

Cambro-Ordovician potassic (alkaline) magmatism in Central Oman: Petrological and geochemical constraints on petrogenesis

Worthing, M. A. & Nasir, S., Nov 2008, In : Lithos. 106, 1-2, p. 25-38 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Garnets
Trace Elements
petrogenesis
magmatism
Ordovician
1 Citation (Scopus)

Capability of L-band SAR data in mapping of sedimentary formations of the Marmul region, Sultanate of Oman

Rajendran, S. & Nasir, S., Nov 18 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Earth Science Informatics. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

synthetic aperture radar
ASTER
PALSAR
near infrared
aluminosilicate
20 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of ASTER spectral bands for mapping of alteration zones of volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits

Rajendran, S. & Nasir, S., Aug 1 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 88, p. 317-335 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ASTER
Sulfides
massive sulfide
Radiometers
Deposits
2 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical and oxygen isotopic properties of ordinary chondrites (H5, L6) from Oman: Signs of isotopic equilibrium during thermal metamorphism

Ali, A., Nasir, S. J., Jabeen, I., Al Rawas, A., Banerjee, N. R. & Osinski, G. R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
ordinary chondrite
chondrites
metamorphism
fractionation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical composition of crustal xenoliths from southwestern Syria: Characterization of the upper part of the lower crust beneath the Arabian plate

Al-Safarjalani, A., Nasir, S., Fockenberg, T. & Massonne, H. J., Nov 2009, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 69, 4, p. 359-375 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syria
Arabian plate
lower crust
continental crust
crusts
4 Citations (Scopus)
chronostratigraphy
volcanic rock
alkali basalt
crustal contamination
Tethys
2 Citations (Scopus)

Classification and nomenclature of metamorphic rock

Nasir, S., 1993, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 53, 1, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metamorphic rocks
metamorphic rocks
Terminology
nomenclature
metamorphic rock
51 Citations (Scopus)

Composition of the lower crust of the Arabian Plate: A xenolith perspective

Al-Mishwat, A. T. & Nasir, S. J., Jan 2004, In : Lithos. 72, 1-2, p. 45-72 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
xenolith
lower crust
Minerals
plagioclase
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cr-poor megacrysts from the Shamah volcanic field, northwestern part of the Arabian Plate

Nasir, S., 1995, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 21, 3, p. 349-357 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
pyroxenite
alkali basalt
augite
lherzolite
39 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of hydrothermal mineralized zones associated with listwaenites in Central Oman using ASTER data

Rajendran, S., Nasir, S., Kusky, T. M., Ghulam, A., Gabr, S. & El-Ghali, M. A. K., Sep 2013, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 53, p. 470-488 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ASTER
Radiometers
mineralization
Rocks
Satellites
2 Citations (Scopus)
Oman
Landslides
escarpment
Remote sensing
landslide
12 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity in the later Paleogene proboscidean radiation: A small barytheriid from the Oligocene of Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman

Seiffert, E. R., Nasir, S., Al-Harthy, A., Groenke, J. R., Kraatz, B. P., Stevens, N. J. & Al-Sayigh, A. R., Feb 2012, In : Naturwissenschaften. 99, 2, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Northern Africa
Paleogene
Oligocene
new genus
13 Citations (Scopus)

Early Carboniferous (~357 Ma) crust beneath northern Arabia: Tales from Tell Thannoun (southern Syria)

Stern, R. J., Ren, M., Ali, K., Förster, H. J., Al Safarjalani, A., Nasir, S., Whitehouse, M. J., Leybourne, M. I. & Romer, R. L., May 1 2014, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 393, p. 83-93 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syria
charnockite
pyroxenite
crusts
crust
16 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of a very deeply subducted metasediment from As Sifah, northeastern coast of Oman

Massonne, H. J., Opitz, J., Theye, T. & Nasir, S., Jan 2013, In : Lithos. 156-159, p. 171-185 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Garnets
metasediment
phengite
Coastal zones
garnet
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ferric iron in upper mantle Cr-spinels: a Mossbauer spectroscopic study

Nasir, S., Lahlooh, A. F., Mahmood, S. & Al-Jarayesh, I. A., 1993, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 53, 4, p. 369-375 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
lherzolite
upper mantle
Earth mantle
Iron
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ferrous tourmaline (schorl) in pegmatitic granite from the Khowr Fakkan massif, Semail ophiolite

Nasir, S. & Musallam, A. K., 1998, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 58, 3, p. 187-195 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tourmaline
Alkalies
granite
ophiolite
Minerals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Geochemical and oxygen isotope perspective of a new R chondrite Dhofar 1671: Affinity with ordinary chondrites

Ali, A., Nasir, S. J., Jabeen, I., Al Rawas, A., Banerjee, N. R. & Osinski, G. R., Sep 1 2017, In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 52, 9, p. 1991-2003 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ordinary chondrite
chondrites
oxygen isotopes
chondrite
oxygen isotope
17 Citations (Scopus)

Geochemistry and petrology of Tertiary volcanic rocks and related ultramafic xenoliths from the central and eastern Oman Mountains

Nasir, S., Al-Sayigh, A., Alharthy, A. & Al-Lazki, A., Sep 2006, In : Lithos. 90, 3-4, p. 249-270 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrology
Volcanic rocks
Geochemistry
xenolith
petrology
39 Citations (Scopus)

Geochronology of the Spessart Crystalline Complex, Mid-German Crystalline Rise

Nasir, S., Okrusch, M., Kreuzer, H., Lenzt, H. & Höhndorf, A., Mar 1991, In : Mineralogy and Petrology. 44, 1-2, p. 39-55 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
geochronology
muscovite
hornblende
rocks
10 Citations (Scopus)
petrology
dolomite
geology
salt
dolomitization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Halul and Sharao islands, offshore Qatar: Remnants of the great infracambrian Hormuz Salt basin

Sadooni, F. N., Al-Saad, H. & Nasir, S. J., 2004, In : Carbonates and Evaporites. 19, 1, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salts
salt
Rocks
basin
rock
32 Citations (Scopus)

High temperature mineralization in the bituminous limestone in Maqarin area - north Jordan.

Khoury, H. N. & Nassir, S., 1982, In : Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Abhandlungen. 144, 2, p. 197-213 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Carbonate
limestone
mineralization
bassanite
hedenbergite
14 Citations (Scopus)
Ferrosoferric Oxide
Serpentine Asbestos
ASTER
Radiometers
Minerals
19 Citations (Scopus)
Lutetian
anticline
unconformity
Ypresian
sedimentation
43 Citations (Scopus)

Lithospheric petrology beneath the northern part of the Arabian Plate in Syria: Evidence from xenoliths in alkali basalts

Nasir, S. & Safarjalani, A., Jan 2000, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 30, 1, p. 149-168 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
xenolith
alkali basalt
petrology
texture
10 Citations (Scopus)

Lithospheric petrology of the eastern Arabian Plate: Constraints from Al-Ashkhara (Oman) xenoliths

Nasir, S. & Stern, R. J., Feb 2012, In : Lithos. 132-133, p. 98-112 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrology
Arabian plate
petrology
pyroxene
lower crust
19 Citations (Scopus)

Mafic lower crustal xenoliths from the northwestern part of the Arabian Plate

Nasir, S., 1995, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 7, 1, p. 217-230 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
Minerals
geothermometry
xenolith
alkali basalt
11 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping of high pressure metamorphics in the As Sifah region, NE Oman using ASTER data

Rajendran, S. & Nasir, S., Feb 15 2015, In : Advances in Space Research. 55, 4, p. 1134-1157 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Bearings (structural)
ASTER
Radiometers
thermal emission
hydrothermal alteration
transition zone
lower crust
upper mantle
ASTER
7 Citations (Scopus)
Oman
Moho
transition zone
remote sensing
minerals
8 Citations (Scopus)
metabasite
Garnets
garnets
garnet
plagioclase
29 Citations (Scopus)

Middle Pleistocene karst evolution in the state of Qatar, Arabian Gulf

Sadiq, A. M. & Nasir, S. J., Aug 2002, In : Journal of Cave and Karst Studies. 64, 2, p. 132-139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

karst
Pleistocene
sinkhole
cave
dissolution
42 Citations (Scopus)

Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of listwaenite from the Semail Ophiolite, Oman

Nasir, S., Al Sayigh, A. R., Al Harthy, A., Al-Khirbash, S., Al-Jaaidi, O., Musllam, A., Al-Mishwat, A. & Al-Bu'saidi, S., Oct 25 2007, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 67, 3, p. 213-228 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Calcium Carbonate
peridotite
hydrothermal alteration
calcite
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mössbauer characterization of upper mantle ferrikaersutite

Nasir, S. & Al-Rawas, A. D., Jul 2006, In : American Mineralogist. 91, 7, p. 1163-1169 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amphibole Asbestos
amphiboles
Ashes
amphibole
upper mantle
3 Citations (Scopus)
transform fault
carbonatite
fault zone
mountain
metasedimentary rock
11 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidation state of the upper mantle beneath the northwestern part of the Arabian lithosphere

Nasir, S., Abu-Aljarayesh, I., Mahmood, S. & Lehlooh, A. F., Nov 15 1992, In : Tectonophysics. 213, 3-4, p. 359-366 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fayalite
hooks
lherzolite
fugacity
lithosphere

Oxygen isotope thermometry of DaG 476 and SaU 008 martianmeteorites: Implications for their origin

Ali, A., Jabeen, I., Nasir, S. J. & Banerjee, N. R., Jan 8 2018, In : Geosciences (Switzerland). 8, 1, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meteorite
oxygen isotope
olivine
mantle
temperature
12 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen thermobarometry of the Semail harzburgite massif, Oman and United Arab Emirates

Nasir, S., Jan 1996, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 8, 1, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

xenolith
harzburgite
Tectonics
fugacity
upper mantle
1 Citation (Scopus)
P-T conditions
fugacity
Software packages
lower crust
Computer program listings
14 Citations (Scopus)

Petrogenesis of early cretaceous carbonatite and ultramafic lamprophyres in a diatreme in the Batain Nappes, Eastern Oman continental margin

Nasir, S., Al-Khirbash, S., Rollinson, H., Al-Harthy, A., Al-Sayigh, A., Al-Lazki, A., Theye, T., Massonne, H. J. & Belousova, E., 2011, In : Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 161, 1, p. 47-74 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
diatreme
folds (geology)
petrogenesis
carbonatite

Petrography and geochemistry of lunar meteorites Dhofar 1673, 1983, and 1984

Hill, P. J. A., Osinski, G. R., Banerjee, N. R., Korotev, R. L., Nasir, S. & Herd, C. D. K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lunar meteorite
petrography
meteorites
geochemistry
meteorite
2 Citations (Scopus)

Petrology of Late Jurassic allochthonous ultramafic lamprophyres within the Batain Nappes, Northeastern Oman

Nasir, S., Jan 22 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : International Geology Review. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nappe
petrology
Jurassic
phlogopite
rock
10 Citations (Scopus)
fugacity
Software packages
software
oxygen
Oxygen