Wadi Dayqah Dam

Wadi Dayqah Dam, set in a rugged limestone valley, offers spectacular sights. Constructed in 2012 to collect rainfall from the high peaks, it controls the surges of water flowing down the sinuous torrents to the villages downstream. Flash floods are one of the major concerns across the region.

Travel Journal: Oman

The rugged landscape of Oman is a geologist’s dream and for PhD candidate JOËLLE DUCOMMUN the desert became a reality.