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Arabian adventures

Farrant, Andrew; Parker, Adrian; Parton, Ashley; Ellison, Richard. 2010 Arabian adventures. Earthwise, 26. 18-19.

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Abstract/Summary

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the world’s most rapidly urbanising countries. Despite the recent downturn in the economy, the region continues to undergo rapid development, particularly around Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Consequently the country is host to many major civil engineering projects including the world’s tallest building, artificial offshore islands, new international airports, metro systems and high-speed rail networks.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > BGS Corporate
ISSN: X780667289
Date made live: 15 Mar 2012 15:03
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/17300

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