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Douaa Fathy Hussein Abdou



Room Number: 2A447
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53549
Fax.: +43-1-4277-9534

Research Interests:

  • Siliciclastic geochemistry
  • Paleoclimatology records in marine environments
  • Reconstruction of past environments
  • Paleoceanography of marine systems
  • Provenance analysis
  • Petrophysical properties of reservoir rocks
  • Organic geochemistry
  • Petroleum source and reservoir rocks characterization


Current PhD project:

Sedimentology and geochemistry of Cretaceous oil shales in the southern Tethyan realm:  A case study from Egypt.

Publications and Conferences:

Douaa Fathy and Michael Wagreich (2018). Reconstruction of Maastrichtian paleoceanographic settings in the southern Tethyan Ocean: Insights from oil shale deposition. EGU General Assembly Conference, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 20.

Douaa Fathy, Michael Wagreich, Rafat Zaki, Ramadan Mohamed, Susanne Gier (2017). Geochemical fingerprinting of Maastrichtian oil shales from the Central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Implications for provenance, tectonic setting and source area weathering. Geological Journal. 1-16.

Douaa Fathy, Michael Wagreich and Susanne Gier (2017). Mineralogical characterization of anoxic marine oil shales deposits: A case study from Central Eastern Desert of Egypt. MinPet conference. Vol.163, P. 39.

Douaa Fathy, Michael Wagreich and Susanne Gier (2017). Paleoclimatic reconstruction of Maastrichtian oil shale deposition in the southern Tethyan realm, Egypt. 10th International Symposium on the Cretaceous. Vol. 120, P. 76.

Douaa Fathy, Michael Wagreich, Ramadan Mohamed and Rafat Zaki (2017). Sedimentary provenance of Maastrichtian oil shales, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. EGU General Assembly Conference, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19.

Douaa Fathy, Michael Wagreich, Rafat Zaki and Ramadan Mohamed (2016). Paleoenvironmental signals and paleoclimatic condition of the Early Maastrichtian oil shales from Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. EGU, General Assembly Conference, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18.

Ibrahim Abd El Rahman, Ramadan Mohamed, Ahmed Salah and Douaa Fathy (2012). Reservoir characterization of Sidri Member in Belayim Land Oil Field, Gulf of Suez, Egypt. El-Minia Science Bulletin, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 1-17.

Department for Geodynamics and Sedimentology
University of Vienna

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