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The Emirates Natural History Group is pleased to be able to make available books in Adobe Acrobat format with permission of the authors.

Insects of Eastern Arabia
Walker & Pittaway's Insects of Eastern Arabia is a much sought after first reference to the insects of UAE and Oman.  The copy held by the ENHG, Al Ain Chapter, has been digitized and is made available with the permission of Tony Pittaway and the estate of D.H. Walker.
Butterflies of Oman
Torben Larsen's introduction to the butterflies of Oman originally published in 1980 and reprinted in 1984.
A Rough Sheller's Guide to the Northern Emirates
Dr. Sandy Fowler wrote this guide to shelling as a supplement to Seashells of Eastern Arabia.  GPS coordinates of shelling beaches are supplied.  Unfortunately, many of these locations have been subject to development in recent years and may not be accessible. 
Geologic Features of the United Arab Emirates
This is a PDF version of a booklet authored by Dr. Ben Jordan, printed by UAE University. It presents some of the interesting geological features of the UAE that individuals can discover. Text is in both English and Arabic with Arabic translations provided by Dr. Fadhil Sadooni.
Geotrekking in Southeast Arabia: A Field Guide to World Class Geology in the United Arab Emirates and Oman
Dr. Ben Jordan is kindly sharing an early draft of his guide to the geology to Southeast Arabia exhibited on seven field trips.  Directions include GPS coordinates and geological descriptions of key sites.

The following sites provide eBooks that would be of interest to ENHG members:

UAE Interact eBooks
A number of books have been made available in PDF and other online formats at UAE Interact including UAE Yearbooks from 2000 on.  From a natural history point of view, the most important eBook is The Emirates: A Natural History.  Many members of the three natural history groups contributed to this publication.   
Oases of Oman Project Publications
Publications of the Oases of Oman project.  This project entitled "Transformation processes in oasis settlements of Oman" is 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.  The project has produced a number of publications that are available in PDF format including Oases of Oman and a number of thesis on oasis agriculture.



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