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  • Field Guide to Jebel Shams
    Notes on a field trip to Jebel Shams from Field Guide to the Geology of Oman by Dr. Samir Hanna and published by the Historical Association of Oman (1995).
  • Prince Charles
    Yes, that really is Prince Charles talking with one of the familiar residents of Jebel Shams.
  • Plants Of Oman
    Abstract: A brief history of the study of plants in Oman followed by a discussion of the plants of various Omani ecosystems.
    Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007) Plants of Oman In Pride. Oman: Al Roya Publishers. pp. 14-18.
  • Salt Lovers
    Abstract: Discusses the common halophytes (salt loving plants) that are found in Oman and the UAE.
    Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007) Salt Lovers. In Pride.  Oman: Al Roya Publishers. pp. 68-70.
  • The Native Plants of Oman, An Introduction
    Clive Winbow, our guest speaker in February, 2009, and author of The Native Plants of Oman, An Introduction, is featured in an article that appeared in The National in early March, 2009. (While your browser may be able to display PDF files, we recommend that you right-click these links and download the files to save on your computer.)
    Page one of the article
    Page two of the article
  • Sarooj manufacturing
    What may be the world's last sarooj manufacturing plant is located in Nakhal, Oman
  • Snow on Jebel Shams
    Seven photographs of snow on Jebel Shams, from a snowfall in January 2007.



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