Akumu

Clement E. Akumu
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Contact Information
Office Location: 202-M Farrell-Westbrook Building
Office Telephone: 615-963-5616
FAX: 615-963-1557

Email: aclemen1@tnstate.edu 

Research Areas
Applied Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS
Spatial Analysis
Risk/Hazard Modeling
Land Cover/Land Use Mapping and Change Detection
Landscape Ecology
Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation
Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Stock Accounting
Predictive Ecosystem Mapping
Species distribution modeling
Coastal vulnerability assessments
Environmental Management and Policy

Selected Publications
Akumu, C.E, Johnson, J.A., Etheridge, D., Uhlig, P., Woods, M., Pitt, D. & McMurray, S. (2015) GIS-Fuzzy Logic based approach in modeling soil texture: using parts of the Clay Belt and Hornepayne region in Ontario Canada as a case study. Geoderma, 239–240, 13–24, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2014.09.021

Akumu, C.E. and McLaughlin, J. (2014) Modeling peatland carbon stock in a delineated portion of the Nayshkootayaow river watershed in Far North Ontario, using an integrated GIS and Remote Sensing approach. Catena, 121, 297-306; DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2014.05.025

Akumu, C.E., Lalonde, R. & Uhlig, P. (2014) Ecological Land Classification in the Far North Region of Ontario, Canada. Technical Report TR-150, Science and Research Branch, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Akumu, C.E. and McLaughlin, J. (2013) Regional variation in peatland carbon stock assessments, northern Ontario, Canada. Geoderma, 209-210, 161-167; DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2013.06.021

Akumu, C.E., Pathirana, S., Baban, S. and Bucher, D. (2011) Examining the potential impacts of sea level rise on coastal wetlands in north-eastern NSW, Australia. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 15(1), 15-22; DOI: 10.1007/s11852-010-0114-3

Akumu, C.E., Pathirana, S., Baban, S. and Bucher, D. (2010) Modeling methane emission from wetlands in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia using Landsat ETM+. Remote Sensing, 2(5), 1378-1399; DOI: 10.3390/rs2051378

Akumu, C.E., Pathirana, S., Baban, S. and Bucher, D. (2010) Monitoring coastal wetland communities in north-eastern NSW using ASTER and Landsat Satellite data. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 18(3), 357–365; DOI: 10.1007/s11273-010-9176-0.

Teaching
Remote Sensing and Image Analysis (Undergraduate)
Advanced Remote Sensing Applications (Graduate)

Education
BS (2003), Environmental Science - University of Buea (UB), Cameroon
MS (2006), Environmental Science – University College Cork (UCC), Ireland
PhD (2011), Applied Geoinformatics – Southern Cross University (SCU), Australia

Date joined staff: January 2016