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Expert NameMr. John Ayoade Shamonda
TitleAssistant Director (Hydrology)
DivisionDepartment of Hydrology and Hydrogeology
InstitutionFederal Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development
Telephone234 9 234 2520
Work ExperienceFlood forecasting in the sub-saharan West and central Africa using the newly developed systat software and the sea surface temperature index data Aghymet and ACMAD in Niamey, Niger Republic 1999/2000 PRESAO (seasonal forecast and rainfall prediction in the sub-sharan west africa (1999/2000) Rainfall Intensity study in the arid zone of Nigeria (In-house Ministry Assignment (1989) 1. Co-ordinates activities on National Hydrological Network Programme in Nigeria 2. In charge of Hydrometric observation (Discharge measurement and sediment transport programme in the Ministry) and co-ordinates activities of the other water resources agencies in the country 3. Co-ordinates all study programmes on sub-catchments and experimental basins in Nigeria 4. Co-ordinates activities on operational Hydrology Programmes (OHP) of WMO, and IHP of UNESCO 5. Study of seepage and structural defects, and recommendations for stabilisation of Goronyo Dam of Sokoto-Rima Basin Authority in Nigeria (1987-90)
QualificationsM.Sc. Hydraulic Engineering, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, 1982 Diploma, Hydrology, 1981 B.Sc. Geology,university of Ibadan, Nigeria, 1976
Number of Publications5
Awards1. EEC Scholar for P.G. Diploma and M.Sc. Programme, 1980-82 2. Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award for B.Sc. Programme, 1973-76 3. Executive Member (Auditor) Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists 1995 to date
Other ActivitiesFriend Programme for West Africa WHYCOS Programme of the WMO for W.A IWRA Membership (based in USA) Contact Person 1. Member, International Water Resources Association, IWRA 2. Member, Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists, NAH 3. Counterpart Hydrologist, Japan assisted National Water Resources, Master Plan Study for Nigeria, 1992-94 4. Member, Friend-AOC UNESCO IHP Project in West Africa, 1993
Publications1. Conjuctive use of groundwater and surface water resources, case study 1. Hydro-Niger Project for Flood Forecasting of River Niger and its application for regional development - J.A Shamona (1990) pp 321 NNC-UNESCO-IHP proceedings. 2. Effect of Climate variability in Nigeria on water resources & Food production WMO - sponsored conference, (July 1996) Benin 3. Climate variability and water Resources potentials in Nigeria, IITA Ibadan (1996) 4. Study of Scons at the river bed of a uni-lateral flow in the laboratory (M.Sc Thesis) 2. Flood forecasting of Hydroniger Project (RAF. 055/78) UNESCO Conference 3. Application of satellite technology to operational hydrology, 1983 4. Effects of climate variability on water resources conf., 1995 5. Effects of Climate Variability on Water resources and floor production in Nigeria (Cotnou, 1997)
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