Prof. Dr. Benjamin Kofi Nyarko

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current position

Lecturer

Current institute employer

University of Cape Coast

Office address

Dept of Geography & Tourism, University of Cape Coast Cape Coast Ghana

Office phone

+233 42 30680

Professional memberships

International Water Resources Association International Association of Hydrological Sciences Society for Wetland Scientist Geographical Society, University of Cape Coast, Branch

Skills

Modeling wetland river flow interaction using MODFLOW Wetland dynamics using environmental isotopes Wetland unsaturated zone modeling using HYDRUS-1D Application of statistical technique in wetland mapping

Profession

Geographer

Degrees / expertise

B.A(social Sciences) Geography--1994

Diploma in Education--1994,

Postgraduate Diploma (Water Resources Survey)--1997,

Mphil (Geography)--1999

2015

Nyarko B.K., B. Diekkrüger, N.C. Van De Giesen, P.L.G. Vlek.  2015.  Floodplain wetland mapping in the White Volta River Basin of Ghana.  GIScience & Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1080/15481603.2015.1026555   .

2011

Owusu-Sekyere, J.D., S.K. Amponsah, M. Alhassan and B. K. Nyarko.  2011.  Assessment of climate shift and crop yields in a semi deciduous forest in the central region of Ghana.  ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science , Vol. 6, No. 2   .

2010

Nyarko, B. K., D.K. Essumang, J.M. Eghan, B. Reichert, N. Van de Geisen, N. and P.L.G.Vlek.  2010.  Use of isotopes to study floodplain-wetland and River flow interaction in the White Volta Basin, Ghana..  Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 46 (1)   : 91   .
Nyarko, Benjamin Kofi.  2010.  Floodplain.  In: Warf, B (eds.): Encyclopedia of Geography . Thousand Oaks , CA : Sage Publications .   1128-1133 . 

2007

Nyarko, B.  2007.  Floodplain Wetland - Rivers Flow Synergy in the White Volta Basin, Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2002

Nyarko, B.K.  2002.  Application of a Rational Model in GIS For Flood Risk Assessment in Accra.  Journal of Spatial Hydrology, Vol. 2, No 1, .

2001

Nyarko, B.K., G.K. Agbodza and J.K. Eshun.  2001.  Ensuring Sustainable Tourism Development In The Lake Bosomtwi Area: The Role Of Geographic Information System And Remote Sensing.  Presented At Conference On Lake Bosomtwi Integrated Tourism Dev. Project Held At Kumasi

1999

Nyarko, B.K.  1999.  Determination Of Flood Risk Zones In Accra And Tema Metropolis.  Mphil Thesis at  Department Of Geography & Tourism, University Of Cape Coast. 

1997

Nyarko, B.K.  1997.  Erosion And Sediment Yield Prediction In The Montija Catchment, Spain.  Presented To Department Of Water Resources Survey, ITC Enschede, Netherlands
Nyarko, B.K.  1997.  Terrain Mapping And Water Resources Survey With Field Check In Teba Catchment, Spain.  Presented To Department Of Water Resources Survey, ITC Enschede, Netherlands

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Governance and conflict
Research countries
  • Ghana
Degrees

B.A(social Sciences) Geography--1994

Diploma in Education--1994,

Postgraduate Diploma (Water Resources Survey)--1997,

Mphil (Geography)--1999

Contacts

ZEF, GLOWA-VOLTA Project amd BMBF

Doctoral research funded by

GLOWA-VOLTA and BMBF

Cooperation partners

Savann Agriculture Research Institute,

Water Research Institute

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

Office E-Mail:
bnyarko(at)ucc.edu.gh