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Details of Dr. Abdelmourhit Laissaoui   


Gender male
Job title Senior Researcher, Head Unit
Department Division of Earth Sciences and Environment
Centre National de l'Energie, des Sciences et des Techniques Nucléaires B.P. 1382
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Physical Oceanography , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Physical Oceanography , Pollution
Research Activities - application of radiometric dating of sediment to coastal management; - biomonitoring of coastal waters using mollusks and algae; - experimental and modelling studies of radionuclide behaviour in the marine environment.
Research Region 36, 2, 3
Working languages French, English, Spanish
Skills/Expertise Marine Radioecology (surveillance, biomonitoring, coastal management, modelling of pollutants dispersion)
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Abdelmourhit LAISSAOUI)

1. N. Mejjad, A. Laissaoui, O. El-Hammoumi, M. Benmansour, S. Benbrahim, H. Bounouira, A. Benkdad, F.Z. Bouthir, A. Fekri, M. Bounakhla. Sediment geochronology and geochemical behavior of major and rare earth elements in the Oualidia Lagoon in the western Morocco. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. (2016).
4. A. Laissaoui, J.L. Mas, S. Hurtado, N. Ziad, M. Villa, M. Benmansour. Radionuclide activities and metal concentrations in sediments of the Sebou Estuary, NW Morocco, following a flooding event. Environmental Monitoring and assessment, 185:5019?5029 (2013).
5. N. Ziad, R. Zarki, M. Benmansour, T. Sayerh, A. Laissaoui. Determination of 210Pb in human skeletal remains from Morocco: implications for time since death assessment. Journal or Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 292:315-319 (2012).
7. A. Laissaoui, R. Periáñez & M. Benmansour. A mathematical tool for simulating the dispersion of NORM releases in the marine environment: application to the western Alboran Sea. IAEA publication, 365-372 (2011).
10. A. Laissaoui and R. El Mrabet. Trends in Modelling of Radionuclides Uptake by Particulate Matter in the Marine Environment Using Box Models. Chapitre du Livre: Environmental Modelling: New Research. Ed. Paul N. Findley. 101-117 (2008).
9. A. Benkdad, A. Laissaoui, H. ElBari, M. Benmansour & M. IbnMajah. Partitioning of radiostrontium in marine aqueous suspensions: laboratory experiments and modelling studies. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 99:748-756 (2008).
11. M. Benmansour, A. Laissaoui, S. Benbrahim, M. Ibn Majah, A. Chafik, P. Povinec. Distribution of Anthropogenic Radionuclides in the Moroccan Marine environment Radioactivity in the Environment, 8:148-155, (2006).
12. H. Barros, J.M. Abril, El. Mrabet and A. Laissaoui. Kinetically controlled radionuclide sorption by sediment cores from two different environments. Experimental studies using 133Ba as a tracer. Applied Physics, 531-542 (2005).
13. H. Barros, A. Laissaoui & J.M. Abril. Trends of radionuclides sorption by estuarine sediments. Experimental studies using 133Ba as a tracer. The Science of the Total Environment. 319:253-267 (2004).
PhD Tesis A. Laissaoui. ?Estudios sobre los processos que regulan el comportamiento de los radionuclides en aguas de estuario: Aplicacion a la ria de Huelva? PhD dissertation. University of Seville ? Spain. 234 pages. May 1999.
15. Laissaoui & J. M. Abril. A theoretical technique to predict the distribution of radionuclides bound to particles in surface bottom sediments. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 44:71 - 84 (1999).
16. A. Laissaoui, J. M. Abril, R. Perianez, M. García-León & E. García-Montano. Determining kinetic transfer coefficients for radionuclides in estuarine waters: Reference values from Ba-133. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 237(1-2):55-61 (1998)
3. O. Omokheyeke, F.D. Sikoki, A. Laissaoui, D. Akpuluma, P. Onyagbodor, A. Benkdad & M. Benmansour. Sediment geochronology and spatio-temporal and vertical distributions of radionuclides in the Upper Bonny Estuary (South Nigeria). Geochronometria, 41(4):369?376 (2014).
8. A. Laissaoui, M. Benmansour, N. Ziad, M. IbnMajah, J.M. Abril & S. Mulsow. ?Anthropogenic radionuclides in the water column and a sediment core from the Alboran Sea: Application to radiometric dating and reconstruction of historical water column radionuclide concentration. Journal of Paleolimnology. 40(3):823-833 (2008).
14. A. Laissaoui, S. Mulsow, M. Benmansour, J.J. La Rosa & M. Ibnmajah. A sensitive method based on HDEHP extraction and LSC for the determination of 90Sr in solid samples. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 253(2):335-337 (2002).
6. A. Benkdad, A. Laissaoui, M.V. Tornero, M. Benmansour, E. Chakir, I.M. Garrido, J Blasco. Trace metals and radionuclides in macroalgae from Moroccan coastal waters. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 182(1):317-324 (2011).
2. Z. Faiz, A. Bouih, S. Fakhi, A. Laissaoui, H. Hannache, A. Idrissi. Improvement of conditions for the radioactive ion exchange resin immobilization in the cement Portland. Journal of Materials Environmental Sciences, 6(1):289-296 (2015).

Created: 2016-01-06 Last Updated: 2016-01-06