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Dr. Gladys Muthochi Gathuru

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Name: Dr. Gladys Gathuru
Department/Unit/Section:
Environmental Science
Position:
 Lecturer
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Area of Specialization:

Natural Resources, Mineral Exploitation and Mining and Hydrogeology

Research Interests

Environmental Rehabilitation, Mining, Hydrogeology, climate change, Research Methods, Solid waste management, Environmental Statistics, Remote Sensing and GIS

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Mwanzia Tabitha Nzula, Gathuru Gladys and Kitur Esther (2018). Physico-Chemical Effects of Sand Harvesting on Water Quality in River Thwake Machakos County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.9.2018.p8197
  • Musa Cheruiyot, Gladys Gathuru and James Koske (2018). Quantity and Trends in Streamflows of the Malewa River Basin, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B 7 (2018) 18-27 doi:10.17265/2162-5263/2018.01.003
  • Gladys Njoroge Gathuru, Peter Mwakio Tole, Stephen Obiero Anyango. (2017). The Performance of Acacia Xanthophloea, Schinus Molle, Casuarina Equisetifolia and Grevillea Robusta in the Rehabilitation of a Limestone Quarry at East African Portland Cement Factory, Athi River, Kenya. Geo-Eco-Marina - No.23 / 2017 ISSN:2248–2776 ISSN-L: 1224–6808
  • G. Gathuru (2017). The Effect of Tree Species on the Chemical Properties of soil in the Rehabilitation of a Limestone Quarry at Athi River, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering A 6 (2017) 178-187 doi:10.17265/2162-5298/2017.04.002.
  • Otieno AA, Kitur EL and Gathuru G, (2017). Physico-Chemical Properties of River Kisat, Lake Victoria Catchment, Kisumu Count, Kenya. Environ Pollut Climate Change 2017, 1:4 DOI: 10.4172/2573-45X.1000137
  • Manohar S, Mang’oka J. M, Ndunda E and Gathuru G (2017). Assessment of Yatta Canal Water Quality for Irrigation, Machakos County, Kenya. J Environ Anal Toxicol 2017, 7:1DOI: 10.4172/2161-0525.1000423
  • A.O Mazira, C.M. Nguta and G. Gathuru (2016). Determination of Zn, Pb, Cu, Fe Concentrations in underground water, Lake Water and Soils in Macalder-mines, Migori District. Kenya Sc., Technology and Innovation Journal ISSN: 2079 - 5440, p-ISSN: 19 - 37. Vol. 4 and 5.
  • C.M Nguta, N. Kitaka, K.B. Onyiego and G. Gathuru (2011). Levels of Selected Heavy Metals in Soils, Water, Animal Tissues and Plants around Fluospar Factory, Kerio Valley Kenya. Kenya Science, Technology and Innovation Journal ISSN: 2079 - 5440, p-ISSN: 40 - 46. Vol. 2.


Reviewed Conference Paper

  • Kipchumba C.M, Gladys Gathuru and James Koske (2018) Land Cover Changes and its Effects on Streamflows in the Malewa River Basin, Kenya. In Chagala-Odera E, Ochieng D, Wanjiku J, Muchiri MN, Gichora M, Tuwei P, Kamondo B, Megich E, Langat D, Oballa P, Muthike G, Chiteva R, Kagombe J, Cherrotich L, Gathogo M, Muthama A, Oduor N (Eds). Contribution of Forestry Research to Sustainable Development: Proceedings for the 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference held on 17th – 19th April, 2018 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya. pp 365-380
  • Kipchumba C.M., Gathuru G. and Koske J (2018). Predicting Landscape Changes of the Malewa River Basin, Kenya Under Different Development Scenarios. In Chagala-Odera E, Ochieng D, Wanjiku J, Muchiri MN, Gichora M, Tuwei P, Kamondo B, Megich E, Langat D, Oballa P, Muthike G, Chiteva R, Kagombe J, Cherrotich L, Gathogo M, Muthama A, Oduor N (Eds). Contribution of Forestry Research to Sustainable Development: Proceedings for the 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference held on 17th – 19th April, 2018 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya. Pp 408-423.
  • Paul Omonge, Edgar Ngeno, Mathew Herrnegger, Joseph Fürst, Gladys Gathuru, Luke Olang (2014). Assessment of Water Sources in the Nyangores sub catchment of the Mara River Basin. In: Tharakan J (Ed) 6th International Conference on Appropriate Technology “Appropriate Technology for the 21st Century: Technological Innovation to Empower Africa” held on 25th – 29th November, 2014 at Kenya Kenyatta University Conference Center, Nairobi, Kenya. Pp 59-65

Non - Reviewed Conference Paper

  • G. Gathuru (2018), Presented a Paper on: The Effect of Tree Species on The Soil’s Organic Matter and Moisture Content in a Limestone Mining Quarry, Kenya - at the 1st International Congress on Geosciences “Earth Sciences for Society” 9th CAAW – 2nd AIC – 3rd ICGAME. Held in El Jadida, Morocco on 20th to 24th of March, 2018.
  • Kipchumba C.M., Gathuru G. and Koske J. and Soy R (2018). Land cover changes in the Malewa River Basin, Kenya. Paper presented in the 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference held on 17th – 19th April, 2018 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya.
  • Macharia, N. A Magoma, C. N., Gathuru, G. Njoroge, H., Otieno, A., Wanjiku, S., Amani, G (2018): Land Cover and Land USE DYNAMICS around Ondiri Swamp: An Ideal Model of Surface Water – Groundwater Interaction: Presented at the Global Sustainable Blue Economic Conference – Blue Economic and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Held at Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) on 26th and 27th November, 2018.
  • G. Gathuru, P. M. Tole, S. O. Anyango: (2016) Presented a paper on: The Performance of Acacia Xanthophloea, Schinus Molle, Casuarina Equisetifolia and Grevillea Robusta in the Rehabilitation of a Limestone Quarry at East African Portland Cement Factory, Athi River, Kenya – At the 8th Conference of the Association of African Women in Geosciences (AAWG). Held in Sibiu, Romania, 1st – 7th of October, 2016.

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences

  • G. Gathuru: Presented a Paper on: The Effect of Tree Species on The Soil’s Organic Matter and Moisture Content in a Limestone Mining Quarry, Kenya - at the 1st International Congress on Geosciences “Earth Sciences for Society” 9th CAAW – 2nd AIC – 3rd ICGAME. Held in El Jadida, Morocco on 20th to 24th of March, 2018.
  • G. Gathuru, P. M. Tole, S. O. Anyango: Presented a paper on: The Performance of Acacia Xanthophloea, Schinus Molle, Casuarina Equisetifolia and Grevillea Robusta in the Rehabilitation of a Limestone Quarry at East African Portland Cement Factory, Athi River, Kenya – At the 8th Conference of the Association of African Women in Geosciences (AAWG). Held in Sibiu, Romania, 1st – 7th of October, 2016.
  • Kipchumba C.M., Gathuru G. and Koske J. and Soy R (2018). Land cover changes in the Malewa River Basin, Kenya. Paper presented in the 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference held on 17th – 19th April, 2018 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya.
  • Kipchumba C.M., Gathuru G. and Koske J (2018). Predicting Landscape Changes of the Malewa River Basin, Kenya Under Different Development Scenarios Paper presented in the 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference held on 17th – 19th April, 2018 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya.
  • Kipchumba C.M, Gladys Gathuru and James Koske (2018) Land Cover Changes and its Effects on Streamflows in the Malewa River Basin, Kenya. Paper presented in the 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference held on 17th – 19th April, 2018 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya.
  • Paul Omonge, Edgar Ngeno, Mathew Herrnegger, Joseph Fürst, Gladys Gathuru, Luke Olang (2014). Assessment of Water Sources in the Nyangores sub catchment of the Mara River Basin. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Appropriate Technology “Appropriate Technology for the 21st Century: Technological Innovation to Empower Africa” held on 25th – 29th November, 2014 at Kenya Kenyatta University Conference Center, Nairobi, Kenya

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