Chidodo, Simon

Doctoral Researcher

Profile
  • Simon Chidodo
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-FLORES
    OFFICE:
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    E-MAIL:
    chidodosimon@unu.edu
    NATIONALITY:
    Tanzanian

    Research Interests

    • Climate change and biodiversity in cities
    • Ecosystem assessment and management
    • Hydrologic and environmental modelling
    • Remote sensing and GIS

    Education

    • Master's degree, Ecosystem Science and Management, SUA, Tanzania (2019)
    • Bachelor's degree, Ecotourism and Nature Conservation, SEKOMU, Tanzania (2016)

    Appointments

    • Research Assistant, African Centre of Excellence for Innovative Rodent Pest Management and Biosensor Technology
    • Research Assistant, Development Corridor Partnership
    • GIS Expert Officer, Newforest company

    Biographical Statement

    Simon Chidodo is part of the Joint PhD Programme of UNU-FLORES and TU Dresden. During his graduate studies, his master’s project focused on the assessment of rodents abundance in relation to habitat structure and type in the northern Uluguru Mountain, Tanzania. His undergraduate project assessed effects of land use and land cover on the macroclimate in Magamba village, Lushoto district, Tanzania. Simon has expertise on GIS and remote sensing, ecological surveys, ecohydrology, and socioeconomic assessment surveys. As a research assistant, Simon worked with the African Centre of Excellence for Innovative Rodent Pest Management and Biosensor Technology Development, Development Corridor Partnership.

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