Berhan Gessesse, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Environment and Natural Resource Management M.Sc in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System BA in Geography and Environmental studies
Head of Remote sensing Research and Development Department since July 2017
Postgraduate Program Coordinator and Scientific Committee Secretary from December 2014 to September 2017.
|Ph.D. graduate specialization in Environment and Natural Resource Management from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia in 2013. He carried out his doctoral research at Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia) and Friedirich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) in a Sandwich Model|
|MSc in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia in 2007|
|BA in Geography and Environmental studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 2004|
Publications in Reputable Journals
Berhan Gessesse, B., Bewket, W., and Bräuning, A. (2016): Determinants of farmers’ tree-planting investment decisions as a degraded landscape management strategy in the central highlands of Ethiopia, Solid Earth, 7, 639-650, doi:10.5194/se-7-639-2016.
Berhan Gessesse, Woldeamlak B., W. Bräuning, A. (2015). Model-based characterization and monitoring of runoff and soil erosion in response to land use/land cover changes in the Modjo watershed, Ethiopia. Land Degradation and Development, DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2276. Volume 26, Issue 7 October 2015, 711–724.
Berhan Gessesse and Woldeamalk Bewket. (2014). Drivers and implications of land use and land cover changes in the central highlands of Ethiopia: evidence from remote sensing and socio-demographic data integration. Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. Vol.10 (2), 1-15.
Berhan Gessesse, Bewket, W. Bräuning, A. (Accepted in 2014 and in press). Why does accuracy assessment and validation of multi-resolution-based satellite image classification matter? A methodological discourse.” SINET Ethiopian Journal of Science.
Berhan Gessesse. (2010). The Role of Geoinformation Technology for Predicting and Mapping of Forest Cover Spatio-Temporal Variability: Dendi District Case Study, Ethiopia. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 12, No.6, 2010.
Books & Chapters in Books
Berhan Gessesse (2011). Rates and Patterns of Forest Cover Change in the West Central Ethiopia: Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Analysis. LAP: Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-8465-4631-4, paperback, 124 Pages.
Berhan Gessesse (2010). “Review of land degradation and land management in Ethiopia up to 2008/09” In Ethiopian Environment Review, Edited by Sue Edwards, FfE, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Pp 187-214
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