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The 10th Middle East & North Africa ESRI User conference

Barr Al Jissah Resort, Muscat, Oman
Date:  October 29 - 31, 2007

University of Balamand Topic:
Urban Noise Mapping: The Case of the City of El-Mina, North Lebanon.

During the first day of the conference, the Omani government representatives welcomed the guests. This was followed by a speech by the ESRI president, Mr. Jack Dangermond.
The workings of the conference included, in addition to academic and technical paper presentations, many workshops on new developments in the GIS Field.
The GIS Center presentation took place on the second day.
With the assistance of Mr. Nicolas el Murr, Dr. Jadayel presented the Center's paper on noise mapping where he showed the distribution of noise in various locations in the city of El Mina. He also presented some results relating to the impact of noise on society.
The Kuwaiti representatives showed real interest in the project.
During the conference, the GIS Center made a good impression on the GIS committee and used the opportunity to enrich its wealth of contacts.



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