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Dr. Andrew Adesola Obafemi



Dr. Andrew Adesola Obafemi graduated from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria with a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Geography in 1988. He also obtained the MSc and Ph.D degrees in Urban Geography in 2002 and 2006 respectively from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Dr. Obafemi also holds the MSc in Cartography (1990) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography & Environmental Management at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He was Acting Head, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Port Harcourt (2008-2010) and the Editorial Chair of the Nigerian Cartography Association, Rivers State Chapter.  Dr Obafemi is also a special consultant in GPS Tracking, GIS and Mapping, serves as, map editor and reviewer to reputable journals, and has co-edited national conference proceedings regularly published by Nigeria Cartographic Association. He is a member of various international and national professional bodies and a Registered Environmental Manager (USA


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  • Urban Planning / Urban Environmental Management

  • Geoinformation Techniques – Cartography, GIS, Remote Sensing applications


Some of these studies have been published in the Journal of Geographic Thought, African Journal of Contemporary Issues, The International Series on Tropical Issues, International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering (IJTTE), Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management (EJESM), and the Journal of Nigeria Environmental Society (JNES).



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