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Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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Senior Lecturer and Chairperson of Geography Department
Area of Specialization: Geomorphology, Geoinformation

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Area of specialization
Hydrogeomorphologist with working knowledge in regional integrated watershed management (IWM), and climate vulnerability capacity analysis (CVCA) through geoinformatics methodologies (remote sensing and gis) for community based adaptations.

Presentation of Papers in Academic and Professional Conferences

  • Murimi, S.K., Prasad, H. & Obando, J., 2011 “Change detection of Mau forest cover and Lake Nakuru, using multi- temporal remote sensing data and GIS techniques,” Lake and Catchment Research Symposium, Kenyatta University Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, March 14-18, 2011.
  • Ondieki, C., Murimi, S. & Prasad, H., 2011 “An overview of the Water Resources in Lake Turkana Watershed and its Implication for Community Livelihoods,” Lake and Catchment Research Symposium (LARS), KUCC, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya; March, 14th – 18th, 2011.
  • Murimi, S.K. “Change Detection of Mau Forest Cover, Using Multi-Temporal-Remote Sensing Data and GIS Techniques”. A paper to be presented at the International Technology Energy and Sustainable Rural Environment, February 23-25th 2011; Banaras Hindu University,Varanasi, India.
  • Mutuma, E., Mahiri, I. and Murimi, S: “Adoption of water resource conservation under fluctuating rainfall regimes in Ngaciuma/Kinyaritha watershed in Imenti North district, Kenya”. Paper presented in the 12th Biennial Scientific Conference on 8th-12th November2010.
  • Kweyu, R., Obando J. & Murimi, S.K, ―Trees Outside Forests as influenced by Land Use and Socio-Economic factors in River Sio basin, Kenya”, Kenyatta University Conference May 2009, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Murimi, S.K.: “Landcover changes in the watershed of Lake Nakuru (Kenya ) and the consequent siltation in recent times”, paper presented during the workshop and training session held on 16th May, 2008, Tervuren, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Murimi, S.K.: “An assessment of recent climatic and anthropogenic effects on water resources in Lake Nakuru Watershed;Kenya” paper presented during the DAAD International Seminar on ‘Topics of Integrated Water Resource Management’ held on 4th – 11th November, 2007, Travellers Lodge, Bagamoyo, Tanzania.
  • Murimi, S.K.: “Climatic changes, extreme events and hydrological responses in the Lake Nakuru drainage basin”, paper presented during the International Conference on Sustainable Management of Headwater Resources held on 5th – 8th September, 2002, USIU, Nairobi, Kenya.

Selected Publications


Dr. Shadrack Kiana Murimi
Chairman, Department of Geography


DEPARTMENTAL CONCEPT/PROPOSAL SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS March 2018 - on 14th and on 28th April 2018 - on 11th and on 25th May 2018 - on 9th and on 23rd June 2018...


FIELD TRIPS: AGE 313 from 30th March to 1st April 2018 in Central Rift Valley of Kenya AGE 300 from 24th to 28th April 2018 in coastal region of Kenya

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