Sobhi Nasir

Professor.

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  • 842 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1982 …2019
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Research Output 1982 2019

  • 842 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 67 Article
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2019
hydrothermal alteration
transition zone
lower crust
upper mantle
ASTER
2018
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
Oman
Landslides
escarpment
Remote sensing
landslide

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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reuse of waste ferrochrome slag in the production of mortar with improved thermal and mechanical performance

Al-Jabri, K., Shoukry, H., Khalil, I. S., Nasir, S. & Hassan, H., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 30, 8, 04018152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortar
Slags
Sand
Bending strength
Compressive strength
1 Citation (Scopus)

Spectral signature characterization and remote mapping of oman exotic limestones for industrial rock resource assessment

Rajendran, S., Nasir, S., El-Ghali, M. A. K., Alzebdah, K., Al-Rajhi, A. S. & Al-Battashi, M., Apr 23 2018, In : Geosciences (Switzerland). 8, 4, 145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resource assessment
ASTER
carbonate rock
limestone
marble
2017
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
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

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
2016
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
2015
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
7 Citations (Scopus)
Oman
Moho
transition zone
remote sensing
minerals
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Caves
Oman
Calcium Carbonate
ASTER
19 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
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
14 Citations (Scopus)
Ferrosoferric Oxide
Serpentine Asbestos
ASTER
Radiometers
Minerals
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rare earth element mobility during laterization of mafic rocks of the Oman ophiolite

Al-Khirbash, S., Semhi, K., Richard, L., Nasir, S. & Al-Harthy, A., Nov 22 2014, In : Arabian Journal of Geosciences. 7, 12, p. 5443-5454 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

element mobility
mafic rock
ophiolite
rare earth element
gabbro
12 Citations (Scopus)
ophiolite
carbon sequestration
remote sensing
mineral
carbonate
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)
ASTER
nappe
spectral analysis
carbonatite
wavelength
38 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
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
7 Citations (Scopus)

Scientific drilling and related research in the samail ophiolite, sultanate of Oman

Kelemen, P., Al Rajhi, A., Godard, M., Ildefonse, B., Köpke, J., MacLeod, C., Manning, C., Michibayashi, K., Nasir, S., Shock, E., Takazawa, E. & Teagle, D., 2013, In : Scientific Drilling. 15, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
58 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
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
9 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
8 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic properties of peridotite xenoliths as a clue to imaging the lithospheric mantle beneath NE Tasmania, Australia

Michibayashi, K., Kusafuka, Y., Satsukawa, T. & Nasir, S. J., Feb 5 2012, In : Tectonophysics. 522-523, p. 218-223 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tasmania
seismic property
peridotite
olivine
Earth mantle
2011
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
13 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
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

The petrology of high pressure xenoliths and associated Cenozoic basalts from Northeastern Tasmania

Nasir, S. J., Everard, J. L., McClenaghan, M. P., Bombardieri, D. & Worthing, M. A., Jul 2010, In : Lithos. 118, 1-2, p. 35-49 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrology
xenolith
petrology
spinel
basalt
2009
8 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
14 Citations (Scopus)

The nature of the subcontinental lithospheric mantle beneath the Arabian Shield: Mantle xenoliths from southern Syria

Nasir, S. & Rollinson, H., Aug 2009, In : Precambrian Research. 172, 3-4, p. 323-333 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amphibole Asbestos
shield
mantle
amphibole
Rocks
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)
Oman
kimberlite
mountains
Spectroscopy
quadrupoles
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
10 Citations (Scopus)
petrology
dolomite
geology
salt
dolomitization
10 Citations (Scopus)

The first described Arsinoitherium from the upper Eocene Aydim Formation of Oman: Biogeographic implications

Al-Sayigh, A. R., Nasir, S., Schulp, A. S. & Stevens, N. J., Mar 2008, In : Palaeoworld. 17, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Eocene
ulna
Red Sea
travel
2007
39 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
2 Citations (Scopus)
sedimentology
gold
sandstone
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
2006
16 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
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
2005
19 Citations (Scopus)

Sedimentary facies, mineralogy, and geochemistry of the sulphate-bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar

Dill, H. G., Botz, R., Berner, Z., Stüben, D., Nasir, S. & Al-Saad, H., Jan 18 2005, In : Sedimentary Geology. 174, 1-2, p. 63-96 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gypsum
mineralogy
dam
geochemistry
Miocene
2004
50 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
5 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
2003
4 Citations (Scopus)
chronostratigraphy
volcanic rock
alkali basalt
crustal contamination
Tethys
19 Citations (Scopus)
Lutetian
anticline
unconformity
Ypresian
sedimentation
1 Citation (Scopus)

The petrogenetic association of carbonatite and alkaline magmatism: Constraints from the Masfut-Rawda Ridge, Northern Oman Mountains

Nasir, S., Hanna, S. & Hajari, S., Mar 2003, In : Mineralogy and Petrology. 77, 3-4, p. 235-258 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syenite
Oman
Silicates
Levees
carbonatite
2002
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
8 Citations (Scopus)
sedimentology
tectonic evolution
stratigraphy
sandstone
quartz
2000
42 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
1998
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