Resources and Publications

Mapping Climate Vulnerability of River Basin Communities in Tanzania to Inform Resilience Interventions. Sustainability 2020, Special Issue: Climate Risk and Vulnerability Mapping. Vol. 12(Is. 10), 4102. Denis Macharia, Erneus Kaijage, Leif Kindberg, Grace Koech, Lilian Ndungu, Anastasia Wahome and Robinson Mugo.  https://doi.org/10.3390/su12104102


Application of MODIS NDVI for Monitoring Kenyan Rangelands through a Web Based Decision Support Tool. Frontiers in Environmental Science, Land Use Dynamics. 11 December 2019. Lilian Ndungu, Maungu Oware, Steve Omondi, Anastasia Wahome, Robinson Mugo and Emily Adams. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2019.00187


Quantifying increased groundwater demand from prolonged drought in the East African Rift Valley. Evan A Thomas, Joseph Needoba, Doris Kaberia, John Butterworth, Emily C Adams, Phoebe Oduor, Denis Macharia, Faith Mitheu, Robinson Mugo, Corey Nagel.   Elsevier: Science of the total environment. 2019. Vol. 666, pp. 1265-1272. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969719306941


Climate vulnerability mapping: A systematic review and future prospects. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2019. Vol. 10, Is. 5. Alex De Sherbinin, Anamaria Bukvic, Guillaume Rohat, Melanie Gall, Brent McCusker, Benjamin Preston, Alex Apotsos, Carolyn Fish, Stefan Kienberger, Park Muhonda, Olga Wilhelmi, Denis Macharia, William Shubert, Richard Sliuzas, Brian Tomaszewski, Sainan Zhang. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.600


Anthropogenic Enhancement of Moderate-to-Strong El Niño Events Likely Contributed to Drought and Poor Harvests in Southern Africa During 2016. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 01/2018; 99(1). Chris Funk, Frank Davenport, Laura Harrison, Tamuka Magadzire, Gideon Galu, Catherine Pomposi, Denis Macharia, Gregory Husak, Faka Dieudonne.  https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0112.1


Examining the Value of Global Seasonal Reference Evapotranspiration Forecasts to Support FEWS NET’s Food Insecurity Outlooks. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 09/2017; 56(11). Shraddhanand Shukla, Daniel McEvoy, Mike Hobbins, Greg Husak, Justin Huntington, Chris Funk, Denis Macharia, James Verdin. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0104.1

 

Global trends in satellite-based emergency mapping. Stefan Voigt, Fabio Giulio-Tonolo, Josh Lyons, Jan Kučera, Brenda Jones, Tobias Schneiderhan, Gabriel Platzeck, Kazuya Kaku, Manzul Kumar Hazarika, Lorant Czaran, Suju Li, Wendi Pedersen, Godstime Kadiri James, Catherine Proy, Denis Macharia Muthike, Jerome Bequignon, Debarati Guha-Sapir.  Science 07/2016; 353(6296):247-252., https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aad8728


Malawi Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas. First edition 09/2015; Progress Press., ISBN: 978-9966-092-99-1, https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.1460.0402


Land Cover Mapping for Green House Gas Inventories in Eastern and Southern Africa Using Landsat and High Resolution Imagery: Approach and Lessons Learnt. Oduor, P.; Ababu, J.; Mugo, R.; Farah, H.; Flores, A.; Limaye, A.; Irwin, D.; Artis, G. Hossain F. (eds) Earth Science Satellite Applications. Springer: Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany, 2016; pp. 85–116. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33438-7_4


Evaluating land cover changes in Eastern and Southern Africa from 2000 to 2010 using validated Landsat and MODIS data. Mohammad Z. Al-Hamdan, Phoebe Oduor, Africa I.Flores, Susan M.Kotikot, Robinson Mugo, Jaffer Ababu, Hussein Farah.  Elsevier: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, ISSN: 0303-2434. Vol. 62, October 2017, Pages 8-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2017.04.007


Statistical characterization of frost zones: Case of tea freeze damage in the Kenyan highlands. Susan M. Kotikot, Africa Flores, Robert E. Griffin, James Nyaga, Jonathan L. Case, Robinson Mugo, Absae Sedah, Emily Adams, Ashutosh Limaye, Daniel E. Irwin. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Vol. 84, 2020.101971. ISSN 0303-2434, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2019.101971


Mapping threats to agriculture in East Africa: Performance of MODIS derived LST for frost identification in Kenya’s tea plantations. Susan M. Kotikot, Africa Flores, Robert E. Griffin, Absae Sedah, James Nyaga, Robinson Mugo, Ashutosh Limaye, Daniel E. Irwin. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 72, 2018. Pages 131-139. ISSN 0303-2434, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2018.05.009


Application of GIS and remote sensing techniques in frost risk mapping for mitigating agricultural losses in the Aberdare ecosystem, Kenya. Susan Malaso Kotikot & Simon M. Onywere (2015). Geocarto International, 30:1, 104-121, https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2014.965758


Spatial Modelling of Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease in Bomet County, Kenya. Osunga, Michael, Felix Mutua, and Robinson Mugo. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics 5.5 (2017): 251-258. https://doi.org/10.12691/jgg-5-5-4


A Global Capacity Building Vision for Societal Applications of Earth Observing Systems and Data: Key Questions and Recommendations. Faisal Hossain, Aleix Serrat-Capdevila, Stephanie Granger, Amy Thomas, David Saah, David Ganz, Robinson Mugo, M. S. R. Murthy, Victor Hugo Ramos, Carolyn Fonseca, Eric Anderson, Guy Schumann, Rebecca Lewison, Dalia Kirschbaum, Vanessa Escobar, Margaret Srinivasan, Christine Lee, Naveed Iqbal, Elliot Levine, Nancy Searby, Lawrence Friedl, Africa Flores, Dauna Coulter, Dan Irwin, Ashutosh Limaye, Tim Stough, Jay Skiles, Sue Estes, William Crosson, and Ali S. Akanda. (Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,97, 1295–1299) • ©2016 American Meteorological Society • Corresponding author: Faisal Hossain, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, 201 More Hall, Seattle, WA 98195 • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00198.2


Evaluation of satellite retrievals of water quality parameters for Lake Victoria in East Africa. A Gidudu, R Mugo, L Letaru, J Wanjohi, R Nakibule, E Adams, A Flores, B Page & W Okello (2018). African Journal of Aquatic Science, 43:2, 141-151, https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2018.1446899

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