Title/Qualifications: Ph.D
Department of Zoological Sciences.
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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 Position: Lecturer
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  1. Ochieng B, Okeyo B, Tamooh F. Evaluation of population status and foraging ecology of Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger roosevelti, Heller, 1910) in Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology. 00:1–9, 2020 (SCI: 0.893)
  2. Geeraert, N., Omengo, F. O., Tamooh, F., Marwick, T. R., Borges, A. V., Govers, G., and Bouillon, S.: Seasonal and inter-annual variations in carbon fluxes in a tropical river system (Tana River, Kenya), Aquatic Sciences, 2018, 80:19, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00027-018-0573-4 (SCI: 3.753) Marwick, T. R., Tamooh, F., Ogwoka, B., Borges, A. V.,
  3. Darchambeau, F., and Bouillon, S.: A comprehensive biogeochemical record and annual flux estimates for the Sabaki River (Kenya), Biogeosciences., 15, 1683–1700, 2018, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-1683-2018 (SCI: 3.753) Geeraert, N.,
  4. Omengo, F.O., Tamooh, F., Paron, P., Bouillon, S., and Govers, G.: Sediment yield of the lower Tana River, Kenya, is insensitive to dam construction: sediment mobilization processes in a semi-arid tropical river system, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40,1827–1838, 2015, doi:10.1002/esp.3763. (SCI: 2.845).
  5. Borges AV, Darchambeau F, Teodoru CR, Marwick TR, Tamooh F, Geeraert N, Omengo FO, Guérin F, Lambert T, Morana C, Okuku E, & Bouillon S (2015). Globally significant greenhouse gas emissions from African inland waters. Nature Geoscience 8: 637-642, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO2486.(SCI: 11.668)
  6. Abril G, Bouillon S, Darchambeau F, Teodoru C, Marwick TR, Tamooh F, Omengo FO, Geeraert N, Deirmendjian L, Polsenaere P, & Borges AV (2015). Technical Note: Large overestimation of pCO2 calculated from pH and alkalinity in acidic, organic-rich freshwaters. Biogeosciences 12: 67–78. (SCI: 3.753)
  7. Marwick, T. R., F. Tamooh, C. R. Teodoru, A. V. Borges, F. Darchambeau, and S. Bouillon (2015), The age of river-transported carbon: A global perspective, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 29, doi:10.1002/2014GB004911.
  8. Tamooh, F., F. J. R. Meysman, A. V. Borges, T. R. Marwick, K. Van Den Meersche, F. Dehairs, R. Merckx, and S. Bouillon.: Sediment and carbon fluxes along a longitudinal gradient in the lower Tana River (Kenya), Journal of. Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JG002358, 2014.
  9. Marwick, T. R., Tamooh, F., Ogwoka, B., Teodoru, C., Borges, A. V., Darchambeau, F., and Bouillon, S.: Dynamic seasonal nitrogen cycling in response to anthropogenic Nloading in a tropical catchment, Athi–Galana–Sabaki River, Kenya, Biogeosciences, 11, 443–460, 2014, doi:10.5194/bg-11-443-2014
  10. Tamooh, F., Borges, A. V., Meysman, F. J. R., Van Den Meersche, K., Dehairs, F., Merckx, R., and Bouillon, S.: Dynamics of dissolved inorganic carbon and aquatic metabolism in the Tana River Basin, Kenya, Biogeosciences, 10, 6911–6928, 2013 doi:10.5194/bg-10-6911-2013.
  11. Tamooh, F., Van den Meersche, K., Meysman, F., Marwick, T., Borges, A., Merckx, R., Dehairs, F., Schmidt, S., Nyunja, J., and Bouillon, S.: Distribution and origin of suspended matter and organic carbon pools in the Tana River Basin, Kenya. Biogeosciences, 9: 2905-2920, 2012, doi:10.5194/bg-9-2905-2012.
  12. Huxham, M., Langat, J., Tamooh, F., Kennedy, H., Mencuccini, M., Skov, M., and Kairo, J.: Decomposition of Mangrove Roots: Effects of location, nutrients, species identity and mix in a Kenyan forest. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 88, 135-142, 2010.
  13. Tamooh, F., Huxham, M., Karachi, M., Mencuccini, M,. Kairo, J. G., and Kirui, B.: Below- ground root yield and distribution in natural and replanted mangrove forests at Gazi bay, Kenya, Forest Ecology and Management 256, 1290–1297, 2008. Publications in international scientific conferences published in proceedings
  14. Tamooh, F., Kairo, J. G., Huxham, M., Kirui, B., Mencuccini, M., and Karachi, M.: Biomass accumulation in a rehabilitated mangrove forest at Gazi Bay, in: Advances in Coastal Ecology: People, Processes and Ecosystems in Kenya, edited by: Hoorweg, J., Muthiga, N., African Studies Centre, African studies collection Leiden., 20, 138-147, http://www.ascleiden.nl/Publications/ 2009.
  15. Lang’at, J. K., Tamooh, F., Okello, J., and Kairo, J. G.: Mangrove plantation experiments for controlling coastal erosion at Gazi Bay, in: Advances in Coastal Ecology: People, Processes and Ecosystems in Kenya, edited by: Hoorweg, J., Muthiga, N., African Studies Centre, African studies collection, Leiden., 20, 131-137, http://www.ascleiden.nl/Publications/ 2009.
  16. Marwick, T. R., Tamooh, F., Ogwoka, B., Teodoru, C., Borges, A. V., Darchambeau, F., and Bouillon, S. (2013) Fate of upstream anthropogenic nitrogen inputs in a tropical catchment, Athi-Galana-Sabaki River, Kenya. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, April 2013, Poster presentation.
  17. Bouillon, S, Marwick, T. R., Merckx, R., Morana, C., Tamooh. F., Teodoru, C., Balagazi, C., Commarieu, M. V., Darchambeau, F., Dehairs, F., Meysman, F., van den Meersche, K., and Borges, A. V. (2012). Carbon fluxes and cycling in African river basins: a summary of recent research. Invited presentation, CARBAMA (Carbon cycle in the Amazon and other river systems) workshop, Paris, December 2012, Oral presentation.
  18. Tamooh, F., Van Den Meersche, K., Meysman, F., Borges, A., Merckx, R., Dehairs, F., Bouillon, S. (2012). Dynamics of dissolved inorganic carbon in the Tana River basin, Kenya, ASLO 2012 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Lake Biwa, Shiga, Japan, 8- 13 July 2012, Oral presentation.
  19. Tamooh, F., Meysman, F., Borges, A., van den Meersche, K., Marwick, T., Merckx, R., Bouillon, S. (2012). Seasonal dynamics of organic carbon in the Tana River Basin, Kenya, European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April 2012, Oral presentation.
  20. Tamooh, F., Van Den Meersche, K., Borges, A., Merckx, R., Dehairs, F., Meysman, F., Bouillon, S. (2011). Isotopic compositions and sources of organic carbon pools within the Tana River Basin, Kenya. International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter 2011.Organic matter dynamics : from soils to oceans. Leuven, Belgium, 11- 14 July 2011, Poster presentation.
  21. Tamooh, F., Van Den Meersche, K., Merckx, R., Dehairs, F., Meysman, F., and Bouillon, S. (2011). Distribution and composition of organic carbon in the Tana River Basin, (Kenya). ASLO 2011 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 13-18 February 2011, Poster presentation.
  22. Van den Meersche, K., Tamooh, F., Meysman, F., Borges, A., Merckx, R., Dehairs, F., and Bouillon, S. (2011). Inorganic Carbon in the Tana River Basin (Kenya): Distribution, Composition and Process Rates, ASLO 2011 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 13-18 February 2011, Oral presentation.
  23. Van den Meersche, K., Tamooh, F., Bouillon, S., Borges, A., Meysman, F. (2010). Nutrients, Oxygen and Inorganic Carbon in Tana River Basin, Kenya, Experimental, typological and modelling approaches to evaluate at global and regional scales horizontal and vertical fluxes from land to the open ocean through rivers, estuaries and the coastal ocean, Liège (Belgium), 4-5 October 2010, Poster presentation.
  24. Tamooh, F., Van Den Meersche, K., Borges, A., Merckx, R., Dehairs, F., Meysman, F., Bouillon, S. (2010). Distribution and Composition of Organic Carbon in the Tana River Basin, (Kenya). Experimental, typological and modeling approaches to evaluate at global and regional scales horizontal and vertical fluxes from land to the open ocean through rivers, estuaries and the coastal ocean. Liège (Belgium), 4- 5 October 2010, Poster presentation.


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