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Prof. Lahcen Benaabidate

Lahcen Benaabidate

Teacher Researcher
Faculty of Sciences and Techniques / Environment
University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah
Route d'Imouzzer, PO Box 2202
30000 Fes


Expertise & Interests

Official functions (outside of PAGES)        Teaching and Research



* Aissam GAAGAI, Abderrahmane BOUDOUKHA, Lahcen BENAABIDATE, 2020 : Failure simulation of Babar dam – Algeria and its impact on the valley downstream section. Journal of Water and Land Development. No. 44 (I–III) : 75–89. https://DOI.org/10.24425/jwld.2019.127048.

* Bouadila Abdelmounim, Lahcen Benaabidate, Ismail Bouizrou, Mourad Aqnouy, (2019)/ Implementation of Distributed Hydrological Modeling in a Semi-Arid Catchment "Azzaba, Morocco". Journal Ecol. Eng. 2019; 20(6): 236-254. DOI:https://doi.org/10.12911/22998993/109458

* Brett A. Howell, Alan Fryar, Lahcen Benaabidate, Lhoussaine Bouchaou, Mohamed Farhaoui, (2019): Variable response of karst springs to recharge in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco. Hydrogeology Journal. DOI:101007/s10040-019-01945-w.

* Salah Zereg, Abderrahmane Boudoukha, Lahcen Benaabidate, (2018): Impacts of natural conditions and anthropogenic activities on
groundwater quality in Tebessa plain, Algeria. Sustainable Environment Research. Volume 28, issue 6, November 2018, Pages 340-349.

* Youssef Brouziyne, Aziz Abouabdillah, Abdelaziz Hirich, Rachid Bouabid, Rashyd Zaaboul, Lahcen Benaabidate, (2018).Modeling sustainable adaptation strategies toward a climate-smart agriculture in a Mediterranean watershed under projected climate change scenarios Agricultural Systems. Agricultural Systems 162 (2018) 154–163.
* Brouziyne Y., Abouabdillah A., BOUABID R. & Benaabidate L., (2018). SWAT streamflow modeling for hydrological components’ understanding within an agro-sylvo-pastoral watershed in Morocco. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., Vol. 9 Issue 1.

* Brouziyne Y., Abouabdillah A., BOUABID R., Benaabidate L. & Oueslati O., (2017). SWAT manual calibration and parameters sensitivity analysis in a semi-arid watershed in North-western Morocco. Arab J Geosci 10: 427.

* Brouziyne Y., Abouabdillah A. & Benaabidate L., (2017). Water balance modeling under climate change in a Mediterranean watershed. Case of R’dom, Morocco. in Ecology, Planning and Design (Chapter). St. Kliment Ohridski University Press. Sofia. ISBN 978-954-07-4270-0. 396 – 408.

* Nadjai S., Nabed Nadir A., Kachi S., Lamri B. & Benaabidate L., (2017). The combination of the modified DRASTIC and GOD methods for assessing the vulnerability to pollution of the Middle Cheliff aquifer, Algeria. Desalination and Water Treatment 70: 117-124.

* Amroune A., Boudoukha A., Boumazbeur A. & Benaabidate L., Guastaldi E., (2017). Groundwater geochemistry and environmental isotopes of the Hodna area, Southeastern Algeria. Desalination and Water Treatment 73: 225–236.

* Ziani D., Boudoukha A., Boumazbeur A. & Benaabidate L., (2017). Water Quality Assessment for Drinking and Irrigation using Major Ions Chemistry in the Semiarid Region: Case of Djacer Spring, Algeria. Asian J. Earth Sci. 10 : 9 – 21.

* Gaagai A., Boudoukha A., Boumezbeur A. and Benaabidate L., (2017). Hydrochemical characterization of surface water in the Babar watershed (Algeria) using environmetric techniques and time series analysis. International Journal of River Basin Management. 15.

* Hallouche H., Marok A. and Benaabidate L., Berrahal Y. & Hadji F., (2017). Geochemical and qualitative assessment of groundwater of the High Mekerra watershed, NW Algeria. Environ Earth Sci 76:340

* Hallouche H., Hadji F., Marok A. & Benaabidate L., (2017. Spatial mapping of irrigation groundwater quality of the High Mekerra watershed (Northern Algeria). Arab J Geosci 10: 233.

* Ziani D., Boudoukha A., Boumazbeur A., Benaabidate L. & Fehd C., (2016). Investigation of groundwater hydrochemical characteristics using the multivariate statistical analysis in AinDjacer area, Eastern Algeria. Desalination and Water Treatment 57 : 26993–27002.

* Brirhet H., Bouizrou I. & Lahcen Benabidate L., (2016). Modeling a Reservoir in Arid Regions; Case of Abdelmoumen Dam, Souss Watershed Morocco. J. Hydrogeol. Hydrol. Eng. 5:3.

* El Hassani F., Boushaba A., Rais N. &Benaabidate L., (2016). Etude De La Contamination Par Les MétauxLourds Des EauxEt Des Sédiments Au Voisinage De La Mine De Tighza (Maroc Central Oriental). European Scientific Journal January 12 : 158- 167.

* Hassan Brirhet& Lahcen Benaabidate, (2016). Comparison Of Two Hydrological Models (Lumped And Distributed) Over A Pilot Area Of The Issen Watershed In The Souss Basin, Morocco. European Scientific Journal January 12 : 347- 358.

Zemzami M. and Benaabidate L., (2016).Improvement of artificial neural networks to predict daily streamflow in a semi arid area”. Hydrological Sciences Journal 61: 1801-1812.

Ghodbane M., Boudoukha A. & Benaabidate L., (2016). Hydrochemical and statistical characterization of groundwater in the Chemora area, Northeastern Algeria. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57: 14858-14868.

Boudoukha A., Athamena M. & Benaabidate L., (2015). Etude du potential hydrothermal de HammamSokhna. EstAlgérien. Larhyss Journal 24 : 161-174.

Derradji F., Benmeziane F., Benaabidate L., Maoui A., Bousnoubra H. & Kherici N., (2015). Heavy metals analysis in the water of Mellah, Oubeira and Tonga Lakes of El kala wetland complex, North east Algeria. International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research 13: 107-113.

* Naoura N., Benaabidate L. &Fikri Benbrahim K., (2015). Evaluation de la qualité des eaux du fleuveInaouène, Marocseptentrional. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies 10 : 60-66.

* Amar M., El Achheb A., Souhel A., El Maliki S., Mdiker N. & Benaabidate L., (2015). Evaluation of a Monitoring Network of Seawater Intrusion in the Coast of El Jadida District, Morocco”. Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International 2: 1-11.

* Midaoui A., Lahrach A., Chaouni A. Bourak A. Benaabidate L. &Boukharas L., (2015). Integration of GIS and Hec-Ras in floods modeling of the Ouergha River, Northern Morocco. European Scientific Journal January 11 : 196- 204.

* Mahmoud Zemzami, Lahcen Benaabidate, Ben Abbou, Mohamed, Badr Layan & Ilias Bouaamlat, (2014) : The Use of Mathematical Interpolation Modeling and Statistical Analysis to Explain the Spatial Variability of Annual Rainfall in the Moulouya Watershed, Morocco. Geoinformatics & Geostatistics: An Overview. , 2:1.

* Layan B, Dridri A, Benaabidate L, Zemzami M., (2013) : Determination of Design Floods by Aspects of Peak Flow and Flood Hydrograph in Watershed of Larba River, Taza (Morocco). J. Hydrogeol. Hydrol. Eng. 2:1.

* Mahmoud Zemzami, Lahcen Benaabidate, Badr Layan & Abdallah Dridri, (2013) : Design ?ood estimation in ungauged catchments and statistical characterization using principal components analysis: application of Gradex method in Upper Moulouya. Hydrological Processes. 27, 186–195.

* B. Dahmani, F. Hadji & L. Benaabidate, (2011) : The Assessment of SO2 Emitted into Atmosphere by the Pyrometallurgical Complex of Ghazaouet (NW, Algeria). Urban Airborne Particulate Matter. Environmental Science and Engineering (Chapter), pp 387-396.

* Elhoussine Derwich, Zineb Benziane & Lahcen Benaabidate, (2011): Diagnostic of physicochemical and bacteriological quality of fez wastewaters rejected in Sebou River: Morocco. Environmental Earth Sciences. (2011) 63:839–846

* Benaabidate L. & A. E. Fryar, (2010): Controls on ground water chemistry in the central Couloir Sud Rifain, Morocco. Ground Water. 48 (2): 306-319.

* Jarar Oulidi Hassane, Löner Ralf, Benaabidate Lahcen & Waächter Joachim, (2009) : HydrIS: An Open Source GIS Decision Support System for Groundwater Management (Morocco). Geo-spatial Information Science 12(3):212-216.

* H. Jarar Oulidi, R. Löwner, L. Benaabidate, A. Schulze & M A. Hessane, (2008): Web-Based GIS decision support system for groundwater management: South Eastern part of Morocco. Afrikagruppe deutsch Geowissenschaftler Science Publishers. http://www.schweizerbart.de

* H. Jarar Oulidi, L. Benaabidate, R. Löner, A.E. Fryar (2008):Management Strategies of Water Resources in the Arid Zone of South-East Morocco. .Climatic Changes and Water Resources in the Middle East and North Africa. Environmental Science and Engineering (Chapter) pp 227-238. http://www.springer.com/978-3-540-85046-5

* H. Jarar Oulidi, L. Benaabidate, A. Fryar, A. Benslimane, (2008). Utilisation d’un SIG pour la modélisation de la variabilité spatiale des valeurs de la transmissivité. (Chapitre) Ouvrage « Incertitude et Environnement, mesures, modèles, gestion ». Centre National de Recherche Scientifique de France (CNRS), pp. 75-88. http://www.eyrolles.com.

* Sadki O., Benaabidate L., Zian A., Charef A. & Gueddari M., (2005): Thermal springs in Northern Tunisia: geochemical study and their relation with tectonic features. Africa Geosciences Review. Vol 12, n°3, pp. 213-224.

* Koukal B., Dominik J., Vignati D., Arpagaus P., Santiago S., Ouddane B. & Benaabidate L., (2004) : Assessment of water quality and toxicity of polluted Rivers Fez and Sebou in the region of Fez (Morocco) (2004). Environmental Pollution, 131 (2004) pp. 163- 172.

* Zarhloule Y., Lahrach A., Benaabidate L., Khattach D., Bouri S, Boukdir A. & Ben Dhia, H. (2001). La prospection géothermique de surface au Maroc: hydrodynamisme, anomalies géothermiques et indices de surface. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 32, 851-867.

* Lahlou Mimi A., Ben Dhia H., Bouri S., Lahrach A., Benaabidate L. & Bouchareb-Haouchim F., (1998): "Application of Chemical Geothermometers to Thermal Springs of the Magreb".North Africa. Geothermics, Vol. 27, N°.2, pp. 211-233.*

* Lahrach A., Zarhloule Y., Benaabidate L., Bouri S., Ben Dhia H., Khattach D., Boughriba M., El Mandour A. & Jabrane R., (1998): "Géochimie des Eaux Chaudes et la Prospection Géothermique de Surface au Maroc Septentrional: Caractérisation du Réservoir d'origine et Indices Thermiques". Hydrogéologie. B.R.G.M. , N° 3, p. 7-23.

* Zarhloule Y., Lahrach A., Benaabidate L., Bouri S., Khattach D. & Ben Dhia, H. (1998): "Anomalies géothermiques de surface et hydrodynamisme dans le bassin d'Agadir (Maroc) ". Journal of Africain Earth Sciences. Vol. 27, N°1, pp. 71-85, 1998.