Index to Volumes 1-15
Index to Volumes 16-20
Insects of Eastern Arabia
Butterflies of Oman
J.N.B. "Bish" Brown
A.R. "Rob" Western
United Arab Emirates
Arabia and beyond
Index to focus 2007-2013
Information for Members
Items for Sale
Papers and Presentations
New Member's Information
Ruth and Earl Dunn
Becky and Murphy Turner
Dr. Walid Yassin al Tikriti
Dr. Hasan Al Naboodah
Gerald (Jerry) R. Buzzell
You are here:
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).
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
Pride. Oman: Al Roya Publishers. pp. 14-18.
Abstract: Discusses the common halophytes (salt loving plants) that are found in Oman and the UAE.
Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007) Salt Lovers.
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
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.
Birds of Oman
Hanne & Jens Eriksen's Birds of Oman Website: Where to bird watch in Oman plus great photos of many UAE and Oman birds.
Directory of Cities and Towns in Oman
Named places in Oman with geographic coordinates.
Enclave of Mahdah
A description of Oman's enclave, Madha, near Khor Kalba.
Environment Society of Oman
ESO was founded in March 2004 by Omanis representing different regions and many different professional backgrounds. Membership is open to anyone above the age of 18 who has an interest in conserving the environment and ensuring that Oman's natural heritage remains intact for future generations to enjoy.
Geological Society of Oman
See their newsletter, Al Hajar, and other resources.
Geology of Oman
A brief introduction to the geology of Oman.
Historical Association of Oman
"Founded on 5th February 1972 with the main aim of collecting artifacts for a museum. This Association is now not only about history - we also have lectures and field trips on subjects as diverse as archaeology to geology to natural history by local and visiting lecturers." The site has information on museums in Oman and publications for sale including The Geology of Oman.
Oases of Oman
Transformation processes in oasis settlements of Oman - A joint interdisciplinary research and documentation project between Sultan Qaboos University and University of Tuebingen, University of Stuttgart, University of Kassel and German Archaeological Institute
Patron: H.E. Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan
Copyright © 1977-2013 by Emirates Natural History Group - All Rights Reserved