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Details of Dr. Joseph Nyingi Kamau   


Gender male
Job title Researcher
Department Research
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Headquater & Mombasa Station PO Box 81651
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel +254718936598
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Chemical Oceanography , Pollution , Chemical Oceanography , Pollution
Research Region 46, 71
Working languages English
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Joseph KAMAU)

Joseph Nyingi Kamau, Anthony Gachanja, Catherine Ngila, Johnson Michael Kazungu, Mingzhe Zhai. 2014. The seasonal influence on the spatial distribution of dissolved selected metals in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 67?69 (2014) 111?116 Joseph. Nyingi Kamau, Peter Kuschk, Machiwa, John, Macia, Adriano., Mothes, Sibylle, Mwangi, Stephen, Munga, Daniel, and Kappelmeyer, Uwe 2015 Investigating the distribution and fate of Cd, Cu, Fe, Mn and Zn in sewage impacted mangrove fringed creeks of Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. Journal of Soils and Sediments (minor correction) Joseph. Nyingi Kamau, Jane Catherine Ngila, Bernard Kirui, , Stephen Mwangi, Chales Mitto Kosore, Veronica Wanjeri and Sturcky Okumu. 2015 Spatial variability of the rate of organic carbon mineralization, in a sewage impacted forest, Mikindani Kenya. Journal of Soils and Sediments (under review) Philiswa N. Nomngongoa, J. Catherine Ngilaa, Joseph N. Kamaua, Titus A.M. Msagatia, Ljiljana Marjanovicb, Brenda Moodleyc 2013. Pre-concentration of trace elements in short chain alcohols using different commercial cation exchange resins prior to inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometric detection. Analytica Chimica Acta 787:78? 86. IsaacW.Mwangi. J. Catherine Ngila. Patrick Ndungu. Titus A. M. Msagati. Joseph N. Kamau. 2013. Immobilized Fe (III)-doped titanium dioxide for photodegradation of dissolved organic compounds in water. Environ Sci Pollut Res Philiswa Nomgongo; Jane Catherine Ngila; Joseph Kamau 2013. Preconcentration of molybdenum, antimony and vanadium in gasoline samples using Dowex 1-x8 resin and their determination with inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometry, Talanta Joseph Nyingi Kamau, Jane Catherine Ngila, Andrew Kindness and Tamara Bush 2012. Investigating the pathway and fate of inorganic impurities in a bisulphate dissolving pulp production process. PhD Thesis University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Joseph Nyingi Kamau, Jane Catherine Ngila, Andrew Kindness and Tamara Bush 2011. Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies for Extracting Cu, Mn and Fe from Pulp Wastewater onto a C-18 Column with Acetylacetone Complexing Ligand. Analytical letters; 44: 1-15 Isaac W. Mwangi, J. Catherine Ngila, Joseph Kamau, and Jonathan Okonkwo 2011. Adsorption Studies of Lead, Copper II and Cadmiun Ions in Aqueous Solution by Ethylene Diamine Modified Amberlite 4 XAD-1180. In: Chemistry for Sustainable Development, P. Ramasami et al. (eds.), DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-8650-1 20, © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2 Kamau, J.N, Gachanja, A, Ngila, J.C., and Kazungu J., 2008. Anthropogenic and seasonal influence on the sediment-water fluxes for selected metals at Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management ; 13:145-54 Kamau, J.N, Gachanja, A, Ngila, J.C., and Kazungu J., 2007. The Seasonal and Spatial Variations of labile Cu, Fe, Mn, Pb and Zn sediment fractions in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management. 12: 303-313. Joseph Nyingi Kamau, Benard Kirui, Erick Kristensen, Stephen Mwangi, Okumu Staki., 2007. Sewage phytoremediation; an insight on the silent services offered by mangroves ecosystem in carbon and nutrients mineralization. 5th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, Durban, South Africa from 22nd to 26th October 2007 book of abstracts. Kamau, J. N., Dehairs, F., Marteen, L. and Kazungu, J.2006. Sediment-water Exchange of Selected Heavy Metals at the backwaters of Makupa Creek, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 153?162. Kamau, J. N., Dehairs, F., Marteen, L. and Kazungu, J.2005. Anthropogenic influence on the mobilization of heavy metals at the back waters of Makupa creek. Conference proceedings Pacem in Maribus Conference Oct. 31-Nov. 3rd 2005, Australia, pp. 96-106. Munga D. and Kamau J. 2005. Status of Marine Pollution Monitoring in Kenya. Regional Workshop on Ecotoxicology Monitoring and Control, Zanzibar February 2005. 40p. Kamau, J.N. 2005. Effect of Seasonal Physicochemical Variation on Metal Speciation, Implication on Water Quality in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. MSc Thesis Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Munga D., Kamau, J.N., Abuodha, P. & Ikubi, J.G. 2003. Concentrations of heavy metals in sediments and biota and implications of pollution of the Ungwana and Malindi Bays in Kenya. Proceedings of the Third WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, Maputo, Mozambique, 15-18 October 2003. James. Mwaluma, Melckzedeck. Osore, Joseph. Kamau and Peter. Wawiye, 2003. Composition, Abundance and seasonality of zooplankton in Mida creek, Kenya Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci Vol 2 no. 2 147-155 . Kamau, J. N., (2002) Heavy metals distribution and enrichment at Port-Reitz creek Mombasa, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. 1(1): 65-70 Kamau, J. N. (2001) Heavy metals distribution in sediments along Makupa and Kilindini creeks. Hydrobiologia, 458: 235-240. Kamau, J.N. (2000). Killindini creek a pollutant sink or pathway. Symposium proceedings, 2nd open water science Joint Global Ocean Flux Studies (JGOFS) Bergen, Norway. Kitheka, J.U, Ohowa, B.O, Mwashote, B. M and Kamau, J (1999). Water circulation, groundwater outflow and nutrients dynamics in Mida creek, Kenya. Mangrove and Salt Marshes Journal. 3: 135-146 Kamau J. N 1999. Proceedings of the 3rd International symposium on Environmental Geochemistry in Tropical Countries in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 25th to 29th Oct 1999. Kamau J. N., (1998). Pollution dynamics and trace metal levels at Makupa creek Kenya. Book of extended abstracts; International symposium on Marine Pollution; Monaco 5th to 9th Oct 1998.

Created: 2014-02-28 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Joseph KAMAU