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UAE’s first comprehensive field guide with hundreds of topics, covering the country’s geology, archeology, environment, plants, and wild animals. Paperback, 424 pages, compact, lightweight, and easy to carry around. 

  • Author: Jarir Maani
  • English, 1st Edition - 2020
  • Paperback, 424 Pages, 10.5x19 cm
  • ISBN 978-9948-25-144-6
  • Publisher: Maani Publishing

Content: 

CHAPTER 1  Geology

UAE’s fascinating geological history, including plate tectonics, volcanos, rocks, etc.

Geological History
Topography
Plate Tectonics
Desert
Erosion
Rocks

CHAPTER 2 Archaeology

A comprehensive list of UAE’s archeological treasures and historical landmarks with concise information and timeline, from the Stone Age to the present time.

Stone Age
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Greek Period
Pre-Islamic Period
Advent of Islam
Portuguese Era
Trucial States

CHAPTER 3 Environment

UAE’s wildlife habitats, coral reefs, deserts, nature reserves, climate, etc.

Habitats
Human Impact
Field Etiquette
Parks and Reserves
Climate
Sky & Clouds

CHAPTER 4 Flora

A comprehensive list of UAE’s native plants with concise descriptions, bloom time, edibility, medicinal value, toxicity, etc.

CHAPTER 5 Fauna

A large selection of UAE’s invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals.

Invertebrates:

Sponges
Corals
Sea Anemones
Jellyfish
Annelids
Mollusks
Crustaceans
Centipedes
Echinoderms
Arachnids
Insects

Vertebrates:

Fish
Amphibians
Reptiles
Birds
Mammals

Extra

Animal track identification.
Detailed map with highways, roads, nature reserves, archeological sites, etc.
GPS coordinates and location information for every article under the archeology and geology chapters.
Detailed index for quick article search.