Professor Ademola Samuel OMOJOLA

Ademola Omojola is a Professor of Geography at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos Nigeria.  Prof. Omojola holds a B.Sc. Degree in Geography from the University of Ibadan in 1982, MA Geography with specialization in Hydrology and Resource Analysis in 1985, GIS Technical Diploma from Sir Sanford Fleming College, Ontario, Canada in 1990, and PhD Geography with specialization in Remote Sensing and GIS also from the University of Lagos in 1997.  He has conducted, supervised, and published various research works in remote sensing and GIS applications for Environmental studies in Nigeria. These remote sensing and GIS works focusing mainly on environmental inventory and landuse and landcover change detection spans virtually all the ecological zones in Nigeria. He has also worked on the estimation of spatially and temporally disaggregated climate risks as an input for the assessment of effective and efficient adaptation and mitigation of climate change strategies and policies in complex urban areas. He is a steering committee member of the Urban Climate Research Network (UCCRN), Earth Institute, Columbia University. He is also a member of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), American Association of Geographers (AAG), the Nigerian Geographical Association (NGA) and Geoinformation Society of Nigeria (GEOSON) among others. He has widely advised and consulted for national (MDAs) and international organizations such as UNICEF, WHO, GTZ and the world Bank.

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