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Lydia Atieno Olaka, MSc

Institut fuer Geowissenschaften,
Haus 27, Zi. 0.43
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24,
14476 Potsdam-Golm

Tel: +49-331-977-5787
Email: olaka @ geo.uni-potsdam.de

 

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Research interests

Hydrological Modeling.
Climate variability and change in the tropics.
Multi-disciplinary interaction between science and society.

Current Research

Dissertation title: Reconstructing the Environmental Changes of the Central Rift of Kenya.

Objectives

To estimate the combined uncertainties of the simulation of catchment-scale impacts of climate change.
To improve the capability for predicting climate change impacts on runoff and its variability at catchment scale.

Education

2005
MSc. Geology (Environmental geology and Management option).

2001
BSc. Geology.

Professional Experience

01/2006 09/2006
Research Assistant, Regional Centre For Mapping of Resources for Development, Nairobi, Kenya

08/2000
Internship (ore deposits exploration) at Anglo American Prospecting Company at Kenya Coast, North coast

08/1999
Internship (ore deposit exploration) at Anglo American Prospecting Company at Kenya Coast, South Coast


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