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Expert NameMr. Harun R. Muturi
TitleSenior Science Secretary
Division
InstitutionNational Council for Science and Technology
CityNairobi
CountryKenya
Telephone254 2 336 173
Email
Work Experience- I possess wide experience in the field of monitoring, mapping and management of environment and natural resources. - Participated as a Principal Lead Author during the preparation of the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). - I have also been a member of the Technical Coordinating Team (TCT) of the USA-Kenya country study on climate change and have participated as an expert during the preparation of its elements of National Action Programmes (NAPs) under the Convention on Desertification.
QualificationsM.Sc., Applied Remote Sensing, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK, 1991 M.Sc., Geology, University of Bucharest, Romania, 1978
Number of Publications5
Awards
Other Activities1. Member of the Geological Society of Kenya 2. Member of the International Association of Hydrological Science (IAHS) 3. Member of the National Steering Committee of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory 4. Member of the Kiamiciri Secondary School Board of Governors 5. Member of the Kenya National Climate Change activities Coordinating Committee (NCCACC) 6. Member of the Sub-Committee on Desertification
Publications1. Muturi, H.R., et al 1987: Effects of climate variations on Agriculture in Central Kenya, IIASA; 2. Muturi, H.R., et al 1995: Potential impacts of sea level rise on coastal, arid and semi-rid areas. Impact number 16, June 1995, Newsletter of Climate Network Africa; 3. Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, 1982: Geology of Maralal Area, Derry and Sons Ltd., UK, 1987; 4. Muturi, H.R., et al 1987:The impact of climatic variations on agriculture Vol. 2. Assessment in semi-arid regions, Reidel Dordrech, the Netherlands; 5. National Environment Secretariat, 1989: Coping with drought in Kenya, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder and London
DisciplineGeology
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