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Expert NameMr. Nkem Uzoma Ononinu
TitleAsst. Director & Div. Head of Drought & Desertification
DivisionDept. of Soil Erosion, Drought/Desertification & Flood Cont.
InstitutionFederal Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development
CityAbuja
CountryNigeria
Telephone234 9 234 2520
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Work ExperienceSince I took up as Head of Drought and Desertification, I have been involved in at least 20 activities relating to the preparations and to the management of forthcoming Sudano Sahelian drought. The latest of these is the preparation of "10 point Agenda in Drought Management in Sahel. I inform and prepare the Director, Permanent Secretary and Minister of the Ministry on issues relating to Drought and Desertification. I prepared the Ministry's position on Drought and Desertification in Vision 2010. I defined the spectral characteristics of desert elements used in monitoring desertification from space imagery. Presently, I am involved in collaboration with Department of Meteorology, on forecasting the next Sahelian drought down to 1 year.
QualificationsB.Sc. Surveying Engineering, 1978 M.Sc. Photogrammetry/Remote Sensing, 1989
Number of Publications0
Awards1. Dolezal award 1996, International Society of Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry in Remote Sensing and GIS 2. Harts award, most distinguished post-graduate student, London University, 1989
Other Activities1. Secretary and Co-founder of Nigerian Association of Global Climate change 2. Member, American Society of Remote Sensing 3. Member, British Society of Photogrammetry 4. Editor of both Nigerian Society of Remote Sensing and Nigerian Association of Global climate change
Publications
DisciplineAtmospheric Sciences
Last updated10/05/2007 10:17:00
 

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