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KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture

International cooperation

International cooperation  in higher education is considered to be a strategic priority by the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education. Full support  is provided by the ministry in order to  elevate the  level of international scientific, academic and research cooperation , through the signing of cooperative alliance agreements and the forging of essential cooperative partnerships with higher education institutions including universities , commissions and higher educational bodies in the Arab, regional and international educational arena..

The Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture has contributed to the achievement  of  this university’s strategic priority/goal  through the  establishment of a number of international agreements with academically prestigious universities in developed countries.

By the virtue of Allah and the support of the university’s higher administration the following  five agreements have been signed:

 * A cooperation agreement signed with the University of South Florida , USA, in the field of Environmental Science in order to use advanced technology in the treatment of industrial effluents .


 * A cooperation agreement signed with Seoul National University in the field of Meteorology in order to establish a universal system that predicts effects of global climate changes in Saudi Arabia.


 * A cooperation agreement signed with the University of New York , USA, in the field of Environmental Health in order to determine the effect on health of  exposure to environmental pollutants.


 * A cooperation agreement signed with the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Meteorological Institute in the field of Environmental Science to study the chemical and physical properties of air pollutants (particulate matter).


 * A cooperation agreement signed with the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the field of Environmental Science to study environmental factors for colon cancer.

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