Staff

Jane Ndungu-Resink

Name

Jane Ndungu-Resink

Department

Water Engineering & Management

Phone secretary

+31-53 489 3546

E-mail

j.n.ndungu-2@utwente.nl

Position

Guest Researcher

POSTAL ADDRESS:
University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Civil Engineering
Department of Water Engineering & Management

P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede

 RESEARCH

Current research projects:

At the moment, am involved in Masters Student supervision in VLIR-UOS TEAM project: "Trans-boundary coastal processes and human resource utilization patterns as a basis for a Kenya-Tanzania conservation area initiative (Trans-Coast)" whose topic is application of GIS and Remote Sensing in estimation of erosion potential in Umba River Catchment.

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

2015 - Present       Guest Researcher, Department of Water Engineering & Management

                               University of Twente

2010 – 2014           PhD Researcher, Department of Water Engineering & Management and Faculty of Geoi-nformation and Earth Observation, University of Twente

2005 – 2010           Researcher, Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute

                               P. O. Box, 81651, Mombasa.

2004                       Naivasha Municipal council.

                                P.O. Box 126, Naivasha.

EDUCATION

University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands: 2010 to 2014

Ph.D. in Remote Sensing, Water Quality and Ecology

§  PhD Thesis: Promoter: Prof. Suzanne Hulscher, Co. Promoter: Prof. Jude Mathooko, Supervisor: Dr. Denie Augustijn Topic: Assessing the water quality in Lake Naivasha. University of twente. http://doc.utwente.nl/91285/1/thesis_J_Ndungu.pdf.

 

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York City: 2012

§  Summer course in bulk Remote sensing data processing

 

University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands: 2007 to 2009

§  Master of Science in Geo-information and Earth Observation in Natural Resource Management. (Grade: 76 Pts) Topic: Mapping of total suspended sediments using Meteosat second generation

 

Technology Education in English Obafemi  Awolowo University Campus, Ile Ife-Africa: 2006

§  Postgraduate Diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing

 

Egerton University (Njoro), Kenya: 1998 to 2003

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

§  Honors: Second Class honors Upper Division

Honors and Awards

 

Scholarships

1.     Nuffic Scholarship for a Masters degree whose current value is approximately 37,205 Euros.

Prizes

Best Poster Award: Ndungu, J.N., Augustijn, D.C.M. & Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (2013). A remote sensing approach in evaluation of spatio-temporal variation in chlorophyll-a concentrations in Lake Navaisha, Kenya. 4th International multidisciplinary conference on hydrology and ecology: emerging patterns, breakthroughs and challenges, 13-16 May 2013, Rennes, France.

 

Publications

  1. Augustijn, D. C. M., Ndungu J., (2016) A simple water quality model to assess the response of lakes to changing conditions as applied to Lake Naivasha, Kenya (Submitted to Hydrobiogia Journal)

 

  1. Ndungu, J. N., Chen, W., Augustijn, D. C., & Hulscher, S. J. (2015). Analysis of the Driving Force of Hydrodynamics in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Open Journal of Modern Hydrology, 5(04), 95.

 

  1. Ndungu, J., Augustijn, D. C. M., Hulscher, S. J. M. H., Fulanda, B., Kitaka, N., & Mathooko, J. M. (2015). A multivariate analysis of water quality in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Marine and Freshwater Research, 66(2), 177-186.

 

  1. van Oel, P. R., Odongo, V. O., Mulatu, D. W., Muthoni, F. K., Ndungu, J. N., Ogada, J. O., & van der Veen, A. (2014). Supporting IWRM through spatial integrated assessment in the Lake Naivasha basin, Kenya. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 30(3), 605-618

 

  1. Ndungu, J., Monger, B. C., Augustijn, D. C. M., Hulscher, S. J. M. H., Kitaka, N., & Mathooko, J. M. (2013). Evaluation of spatio-temporal variations in chlorophyll-a in Lake Naivasha, Kenya: remote-sensing approach. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(22), 8142-8155

 

  1. Ndungu, J. N, Augustijn, D., Hulscher, S. J. M. H., Kitaka, N., & Mathooko, J. (2013). Spatio-temporal variations in the trophic status of Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management, 18(4), 317-328

 

  1. Clerici, M., Hoepffner, N., Diop, M., Ka, A., Kirugara, D., and Ndungu, J. (2009) SST derivation from MSG for PUMA Pilot Projects in Fisheries. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30(8), 1941-1959.

 

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Oel, P.R. van, Odongo, V.O., Mulatu, D.W., Ndungu, J.N., Muthoni, K., Ogada, J., Khroda, G., Mathooko, J., Becht, R., Kitaka, N., Onyando, J.O. & Veen, A. van der (2012). An earth observation and integrated assessment (EOIA) approach for the sustainable governance of a socio - ecological system : the case of the Lake Naivasha basin, Kenya. In Proceedings of Water Management Issues in Africa : Scientific conference of the NASAC-KNAW collaboration initiative in collaboration with MAST and Leopoldina on 28-31 March 2012, Réduit, Mauritius. (pp. 21 p.).  Réduit: NASAC-KNAW.

 

Conference Abstracts:

  1. Ndungu, J.N., Augustijn, D.C.M. & Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (2013). A remote sensing approach in evaluation of spatio-temporal variation in chlorophyll-a concentrations in Lake Navaisha, Kenya. In 4th International multidisciplinary conference on hydrology and ecology (HydroEco'2013): emerging patterns, breakthroughs and challenges, 13-16 May 2013, Rennes, France (pp. 165-165). Rennes, France.

 

  1. Ndungu, J.N. (2013). Multivariate approach in the assessment of the status of water quality in Lake Navaisha. In Z. Heiszler & R. Hohol (Eds.), Book of Abstracts 32nd Congress of the International Society of Limnology, 4-9 August 2013, Budapest, Hungary (pp. 207-207). Tihany, Hungary: Balaton Limnological Institute.

 

  1. Mwangudza A., Mwinga J., Castronuovo M., Nguli M., Kirugara D., Ndungu J., and Anangwe B., 2006 Institutional Partnership and Challenges in Data Acquisition and Distribution of Remotely Sensed Data for Environmental Change Monitoring in the Horn of Africa. FAO Publications

 

  1. Ndungu J., (2005), Improving real time data in Oceanography using Meteosat Second Generation, The Third International Symposium on Gis/Spatial Analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences August 2005, Shanghai Fisheries University, Shanghai, China

 

  1. Ndungu J.N., (2012) Spationtemporal analysis of chlorophyll-a in Lake Naivasha, GIN (Dutch Geo Information) symposium, 15 Nov. 2012. Orpheus Congress Center in Apeldoorn.

 

Oral Presentations

 

 

  1. Ndungu J., (2015) Synergy In System Modeling, Field Measurements, And Remote Sensing , 11th August 2015 Institute of Environmental Systems Research School of Mathematics/Computer Science Osnabrück University, Germany

 

  1. Ndungu J. (2013) Analysis of spatio-temporal trends of remote sensed water quality data: case study of Lake Naivasha, Kenia, Burgersdag 10 januari 2013, University of Twente

 

  1. Ndungu, J.N. (2013). Multivariate approach in the assessment of the status of water quality in Lake Navaisha. In Z. Heiszler & R. Hohol (Eds.), Book of Abstracts 32nd Congress of the International Society of Limnology, 4-9 August 2013, Budapest, Hungary (pp. 207-207). Tihany, Hungary: Balaton Limnological Institute.

 

  1. Ndungu J.N., (2012) Spationtemporal analysis of chlorophyll-a in Lake Naivasha, GIN (Dutch Geo Information) symposium, 15 Nov. 2012. Orpheus Congress Center in Apeldoorn.

 

  1. Ndungu J., (2005), Improving real time data in Oceanography using Meteosat Second Generation, The Third International Symposium on Gis/Spatial Analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences August 2005, Shanghai Fisheries University, Shanghai, China

 

Other Conferences/ Workshops Attended

  1. June 2007

Remote Sensing Expert Workshop on Potentialities and Limitations in the use of Remote sensing for detection and Monitoring Environmental Change in the Horn Of Africa.-Nairobi – Kenya.

  1. March 2007

Integrated Coastal zone Management Policy Meeting 

  1. March 2006

GEOINFORMIN _Abuja –Nigeria.

  1. March 2005

WIOMSA workshop in Voyager Hotel –Mombasa

  1. March 2005

Kensea Workshop- Travellers Beach Hotel- Mombasa.

  1. March 2005

Oceanographers Workshop- Travellers Beach hotel- Mombasa

  1. Dec 2004

Municipal waste Management In Addis Adaba Ethiopia