Nigatu Wondrade Tedo, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology will defend his PhD thesis: "Analysis of land use / land cover change dynamics and underlying driving forces in the Lake Hawassa Watershed, Ethiopia, based on satellite remote sensing, GIS and field investigations", on 15 December 2015.
Norwegian title of PhD thesis:
"Analyse av endringer i arealbruk/arealdekke og bakenforliggende mekanismer i nedslagsfeltet til Lake Hawassa i Etiopia, basert på satelittfjernmåling, GIS og feltundersøkelser"
Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"The Nexus of Food, Water and Energy in the context of a dynamic growing population – a contribution to that discussion on behalf of a case study in the Hawassa region of Ethiopia"
Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence
Tuesday 15 December 2015 at Vitenparken, Fredrik A. Dahlsvei 8, 1430 Ås
11:00 Trial lecture
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Public defence
Professor Øystein Dick, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, NMBU (Main supervisor)
Associate Professor Håvard Tveite, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, NMBU (Co-supervisor)
First opponent: Dr. Thomas Schneider, Technische Universität München, Germany
Second opponent: Dr. Arnt-Børre Salberg, Norwegian Computing Center
Coordinator: Associate Professor Ingunn Burud, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, NMBU
The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2015:89, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1323-8.