Visit to Saudi Geological Survey in Jeddah

Dr. Abdullah Al-Attas (left), Prof. Michael Petraglia (centre), Dr. Zohair A. Nawab (right)

Dr. Abdullah Al-Attas (left), Prof. Michael Petraglia (centre), Dr. Zohair A. Nawab (right)

Michael Petraglia recently visited the Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  The SGS is a key government organisation which conducts significant research on the geological, paleontological and environmental history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, thus overlapping with the interests and themes of the Palaeodeserts Project. Dr. Nawab is the President of the SGS and Dr. Al-Attas is Assistant President for Technical Affairs.