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Prof. M.A. Khalifa

Prof. M. A. Khalifa

Faculty of Science

Menoufia University, Egypt

Professor


Email:kh_cycle@yahoo.co.uk, Mohamed.khalifa@science.menofia.edu.eg


Qualifications

1982 Ph.D., Cairo University, Egypt

1978 M.S., Cairo University,Egypt

1972 B.S., Cairo University, Egypt


Publications (Selected)

  1. Khalifa, M. A. (1983): Origin and occurrence of glauconite in the green sandstone associated with unconformity Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, vol. 3\4, pp. 321-325.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  2. Abdel Wahab, S. ; Khalifa, M. A. 1984.  The Lower Eocene dolomitized El-Nashfa Formation in west Beni Mazar area, Western Desert, Egypt. J. African Earth Sciences, Vol. 2, No 4, pp. 333-340.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  3. Khalifa, M.A. and Zaghloul, S.A.(1990) : Carbonate lithofacies and depositional environments of the Lower Eocene Farafra Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of  African Earth Sciences, Vol. 11 , pp. 281-289.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  4. Khalifa, M. A. (1992): Contribution to the lithostratigraphy of the Middle-Upper Triassic rocks of Al-Mustawi- Al Asyah stretch northeast of Al Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia. Geology of the Arab World Vol.5 p.241-256.
  5. Khalifa, M.A. (1993): Lithostratigraphic classification and depositional history of the Permian rocks, Al-Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia. Journal of African-Earth Sciences, vol. 16  No. 3,pp. 329-340.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  6. Khalifa, M.A. (1993): Anz Formation: A new Ordovician rock unit in Al-Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia. Egyptian Journal of Geology. Vol. 37 ,pp. 1-15.
  7. Khalifa, M. A. and  Abu El-Hassan, M. M. (1993): Lithofacies, diagenesis, cyclicity and depositional environment of the Upper Cenomanian El-Heiz Formation, Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol.17, pp.555-570.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  8. Khalifa, M. A. (2005): Lithofacies ,diagenesis, and cyclicity of the lower member of the Khuff Formation, Al Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Vol.25, pp. 719-734. ISSN: 1367-9120 Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-asian-earth-sciences/
  9. Khalifa, M.A., Soliman, H., Wanas, H. (2006): The Cambrian Araba Formation in north-Eastern Egypt .Facies and depositional environments. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Vol. 27, pp. 873-884.ISSN: 1367-9120  Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-asian-earth-sciences/
  10. Catineanu O. ,Khalifa, M.A., Wanas, H. (2006): Sequence stratigraphy of the Bahariya Formation, Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Sedimentary Geology, 190:121-137.
  11. Khalifa, M.A., (2007): Triassic-Jurassic boundary on the southern margin of Tethys:  Implications of facies, tectonics and volcanism.. . In: Lucas, S.G. and Spielmann, J.A., (Eds.),  The Global Triassic. New  Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 41: 110-119.
  12. Khalifa, M.A., Catinueanu, O. (2008): Sedimentology of the fluvial and fluvio-marine Facies of the Bahariya Formation (Early Cenomanian) Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of  African Earth Sciences, Vol. 51, pp.89-103.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  13. Khalifa, M. A., Kumon, F. ; Yoshida, K.  (2009). Calcareous duricrust, Al Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia: Occurrence and  origin.  Quaternary  International, Vol. 209, pp.163-174.ISSN: 1040-6182.Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/quaternary-international/
  14. Lawrence H. Tanner ; Mohamed A. Khalifa (2010) .Origin of ferricretes in fluvial-marine deposits of the Lower Cenomanian Bahariya Formation, Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol.56, pp. 179-189.ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  15. Khalifa, M.A. (2010): Revised lithostratigraphic classification of Upper Permian–Lower Triassic strata in Saudi-Arabia: regional correlation and depositional history. Paläontologie, Stratigraphie, Fazies (18), Freiberger Forschungshefte, C 536: 157–181, Freiberg.
  16. Farouk, S. & Khalifa, M.A. (2010): Facies tracts and sequence development of the Middle Eocene–Middle Miocene successions of the southwestern Qattara Depression, northern Western Desert, Egypt. Paläontologie, Stratigraphie, Fazies (18), Freiberger Forschungshefte, C 536: 195–215; Freiberg.
  17. Khalifa, M.A. (2012). Peritidal to intrashelf basin, facies transition of the Adgham Formation (Late Triassic) Al Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia. Carbonates and evaporates, 27: 299-319. ISSN: 0891-2556. Available from: http://link.springer.com/journal/13146
  18. Elicki1 O., Khalifa M. A.,  Farouk S. (2013). Cambrian ichnofossils from northeastern Egypt. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Abh. 270/2- 129-149.
  19. Khalifa, M. A. ; Abu El Ghar, Al Aasam, I. 2014. Linking carbonate cyclicity in platforms to depositional and diagenetic overprints: an example from the Lower Eocene Drunka Formation west of Assiut-Minia stretch Western Desert, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 7, pp. 5159- 5170. ISSN: 1866-7511 (Print) 1866-7538 (Online). Available from: http://link.springer.com/journal/12517
  20. Khalifa, M. A. ; Abu El Ghar, M. S. ; Helal, S.; Wagih, A. (2014) Sequence stratigraphy of the Cenomanian Galala Formation, northeast Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol. 89, pp. 133-148. ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  21. Abu El Ghar, M. S. ; Khalifa, M. A. ; Wagih, A. (2014): Diagenesis of the mixed clastic–carbonate rocks of the Cenomanian Galala Formation, northeastern Desert, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences/
  22. Khalifa, M. A. 2015. Glacial and post-glacial deposits of the Unayzah Formation (Carboniferous-Permian), Al Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia. Carbonates and Evaporites. ISSN: 0891-2556. Available from: http://link.springer.com/journal/13146
  23. Khalifa, M. A. 2015. The Ediacaran-Cambrian and Ordovician of Al Qasim Province, Saudi Arabia: Facies, depositional history and regional correlation. Journal of African Earth Sciences. ISSN: 1464-343X. Available from: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-african-earth-sciences