Prof. Temitope D. Timothy Oyedotun
Department of Geography


Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Geography, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom
  • Master of Science, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), The University Of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Master of Science, Geography (Hydrology Option), The University Of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Bachelor of Science, Geography, AAUA, Nigeria (First Class Honours)

Area of Specialisation

  • Hydrology
  • GIS And Remote Sensing
  • Coastal And Estuarine Geomorphology/ Morphodynamics
  • Waste Management

Research Publications: Peer-Review Journal Articles

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Nedd, G. A. (2023) River mouth morphodynamics and deflection over the short term: effects on spit growth and mangrove dynamics. Environmental Informatics and Remote Sensing (Frontiers in Environmental Sciences).

Bojang, A., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Sawa, B. A., Ismail, M. (2023) Spatio-Temporal Coastline Dynamics of the Gambia Littoral zone from 1989 to 2019. Geosystems and Geoenvironment (Elsevier)

Henry, C., Singh, T. B. and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2023) The Environmental Risks Posed by the Oil and Gas Development and its Potential Impacts on Mangrove Ecosystems and the Coastal Community's Well-Being. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection Vol.11 No.5, DOI: 10.4236/gep.2023.115002 

Joseph, M., Moonsammy, S., Davis, H., Warner, D., Adams, A., & Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2023) Modelling Climate Variabilities and Global Rice Production: A Panel Regression and Time Series Analysis. Available at SSRN 4339985. Heliyon (Elsevier), DOI: [Preprint] [Published paper]

Headley, H., Moonsammy, S., Davis, H., Adams, A., Oyedotun, T. D. T., & Warner, D. (2023). Modeling Climate Variability and Global Sugar Cane Production: Empirical Consideration for Collective Policy Action. Environmental Management (Springer), DOI: [Preprint]

Tia Aaron, Johnson-Bhola, L. & Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2023) A Study of the Potential Impact of an Oil Spill on Guyana's Coast: A Case Study in Leguan Island and Victoria Village. Journal of GEOScience and Planning, Volume 1, No. 1: pages 53 – 60,

Chan-Baggot, K., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Simard, M. (2023) Monitoring mudflat morphodynamics along the coast of Guyana using synthetic aperture radar Journal of GEOScience and Planning, Volume 1, No. 1: Pages 19 – 33.

Collin, A. H., Singh, T. B., Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2022) A review of oil development impacts on mangrove ecosystems in Nigeria, Indonesia and Brazil: Lessons for Guyana. Int. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making (InderScience) DOI: 10.1504/IJEPDM.2022.10050396

Khajuria, A., Atienza, V. A., Chavanich, S., Henning, W., Islam, I., Kral, U., Liu, M., Liu, X., Murthy, I. K., Oyedotun, T D. T., Verma, P., Xu, G., Zeng, X., Li, J. (2022) Accelerating circular economy solutions to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals. Circular Economy (Elsevier), Volume 1, Issue 1: 100001.

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Moonsammy, S., Renn-Moonsammy, J., Renn-Moonsammy, D-M., Nedd, G. A., Bishop, J., Burningham, H. (2022) Data Consolidation for Coastal Management: The Development of the Guyana Coastal Database Platform. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (InderScience)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2022) GRADISTAT in Environmental Sciences: A sampled evaluation of the program application in Environmental Sciences. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (InderScience) Vol. 22 No.1, pp.43 – 66. DOI: 10.1504/IER.2022.122993

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Burningham, H. (2021) The need for data integration to address the challenges of climate change on Guyana coast. Geography and Sustainability, Volume 2, Issue 4: pages 288 - 297 (Elsevier)

Nedd, G. A., Oyedotun, T. D. T., and Simard, M. (2021) Evaluation of spatio-temporal dynamics of Guyana’s mangroves using SAR and GEE, Earth Systems and Environment. (Springer).

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Geospatial representations of COVID-19: Evidential relevance of medical geography for health and wellness. Journal of Academic Research & Essays.

Kasim, O. F., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Famewo, A., Oyedotun, T. D., Moonsammy, S., Ally, N., Renn-Moonsammy, D-M. (2021) “Household Waste Generation and Exposure of Waste Managers to COVID-19 in Guyana and Nigeria”, Scientific African (Elsevier)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. & Moonsammy, S. (2021) Linking national policies to beneficiaries: Geospatial and statistical focus to waste and sanitation planning, Environmental Challenges (Elsevier) Volume 4: 100142. Pages 1 – 8.

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Moonsammy, S., Oyedotun, T. D., Nedd, G. A., Lawrence, R. N. (2021) Evaluation of waste dynamics at the local level: The search for a new paradigm in national waste management, Environmental Challenges, Volume 4: 100130. Pages 1 – 11. (Elsevier)

Moonsammy, S., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Renn-Moonsammy, D-M., Oyedotun, T. D., Ally, N., Kasim, O. F., Famewo, A. (2021) COVID-19 Effects on Municipal Waste Collection Services for Households: Statistical modelling of perspectives from Guyana and Nigeria, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Pages 1 – 10. (Springer).

Moonsammy, S., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Renn-Moonsammy, D-M, & Oyedotun, T. D. (2021) COVID-19 Modelling in the Caribbean: Spatial and statistical assessments. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. Volume 37: 100416. Pages 1 – 10. (Elsevier).
Oyedotun, T. D. T. & Ally, N. (2021) Environmental issues and challenges confronting surface waters in
South America: A review, Environmental Challenges Volume 3: 100049. Pages 1 – 12. (Elsevier)

Moonsammy, S., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Oderinde, O., Durojaiye, M. and Durojaiye, A. (2021) Exhaust determination and air-to-fuel ratio performance of end-of-life vehicles in a developing African Country: A case study of Nigeria. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Volume 91: 102705. Pages 1 – 14. (Elsevier).;

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Impacts of COVID-10 on geomorphological fieldwork: Exploration of new initiatives and dimensions. Geological Behavior, 5(1): pages 01-03.

Oyedotun, T. D. T. & Moonsammy, S. (2021). Spatio-temporal variation of COVID-19 and its spread in South America: A Rapid Assessment, Annals of the American Association of Geographers; Volume 111, Issue 6: pages 1868 – 1879. (Taylor & Francis)

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Kasim, O. F., Famewo, A., Oyedotun, T. D., Moonsammy, S., Ally, N. & Renn-Moonsammy, D-M (2020) Municipal waste management in the era of COVID-19: Perceptions, practices,

and potentials for research in Developing Countries. Research in Globalization Volume 2: 100033. Pages 1 – 10. (Elsevier).

Babajide, S., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Oderinde, O., Oguntoke, O., and Babajide, E. (2020) Evaluation of the Impacts of Metals on Soil Samples, Serum Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen of Residents in Selected Industrial Communities in a Developing Country, Environmental Contaminants Reviews, Pages 40 – 47. (

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2020) Quantitative assessment of the drainage morphometric characteristics of Chaohu Lake Basin from SRTM DEM Data: a GIS-based approach, Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes, Pages 1 – 14. (Taylor & Francis)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2020) Compositional and multivariate statistical analyses for grain-size characterisation of intertidal sedimentary facies in an estuarine environment, Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes, Pages 1 – 8. (Taylor & Francis)

Williams, M. S., Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Simmons, D. A. (2020) Assessment of water and aesthetic quality of pit lakes in abandoned mines in Linden, Guyana. Geology, Ecology and Landscape, Volume 4, Issue 4: pages 269 – 281. (Taylor & Francis)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Burningham, H. (2019) Comparable short-term morphodynamics of three estuary-coastal systems in southwest England, Regional Studies in Marine Science, Volume 31, 100749. Pages 1 – 15. (Elsevier)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Johnson-Bhola, L. (2019) Shoreline change identification and analysis along the coast of Guyana, South America. in Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Volume 20, Issue 1: pages 7 – 31. (InderScience)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Johnson-Bhola, L. (2019) Beach Litter and Grading of the Coastal Landscape for Tourism Development in Sections of Guyana’s Coast. Pollution and Environment (PE), Volume 2(Issue 1), pages 05-13. (Zibeline)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2019) Land use change and classification in Chaohu Lake catchment from multi-temporal remotely sensed images. Geology, Ecology and Landscape, 3:1, 37-45, DOI: 10.1080/24749508.2018.1481657 (Taylor & Francis)

Okolo, C. C., Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Akamigbo, F. O. R. (2018) Open cast mining: threat to water quality in rural community of Enyigba in south-eastern Nigeria. Applied Water Science, 8: 204. Pages 1 – 11. (Springer)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2018) Coastal and Estuarine Management in the UK: Review and Overview of Perspectives. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 19, No. 2: pages 103 - 110. (InderScience)

Johnson-Bhola, L. and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2018) Coastal Defence Roles of Mangroves on the Amazon-Influenced Coast of Guyana, South America: A Review of Intervention Project of an Eroding Coastline. The Zone pages 12 - 14. Spring 2018 Edition

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Ruiz-Luna, A. and Navarro-Hernández, A. G. (2018) Coastline morphodynamics and defences in Mazatlán, Mexico, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 19, No. 2: pages 168 -183. (InderScience)

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Ruiz-Luna, A. and Navarro-Hernández, A. G. (2018) Contemporary Coastline changes and consequences at a tropical coastal domain, Geology, Ecology and Landscape, Vol. 2, Issue 02, pages 104 - 114. Volume: 2, Issue: 02, pages 104 - 114. (Taylor & Francis)

Oyedotun, T. D. T (2018) X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) in the investigation of the composition of Earth Materials: a review and an overview, Geology, Ecology and Landscape, Volume: 2, Issue: 02, pages 148 - 154. (Taylor & Francis)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2017) Ensuring water availability in Mekelle City, Northern Ethiopia: evaluation of the water supply sub-project Applied Water Science 7: pages 4165–4168 doi:10.1007/s13201-017-0568-7 (Springer)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2017) Seabed dynamics in a coastal embayment, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 18, No.1, pp.67–91. DOI: 10.1504/IER.2017.10005063 (InderScience)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2017) Historical shoreline changes as an indication of geomorphic phases in St Ives and Padstow Bays of southwest England. Environmental Processes, 4: 273 – 282 DOI: 10.1007/s40710-017-0213-3 (Springer)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2016) Understanding ebb channel dynamics through Locational Probability Analysis of Historical Maps: A Comparative Study, Environmental Processes, 3: pages 961 - 980. doi:10.1007/s40710-016-0194-7 (Springer)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2016) Shoreline evolution and metocean data behaviour in Southwest England: Is there any historical link? Environmental Processes (Springer) 3: pages 939 – 960 doi:10.1007/s40710-016-0189-4

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2016) Sediment Characterisation in Estuarine – Coastal Systems. Journal of Coastal Zone Management, 19:3, 433 doi: 10.4172/2473-3350.1000433 (Langdom)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2016) Historical Mining Signatures: Geochemical and mineralogical evaluation of sediments in three coastal-estuarine systems. Journal of Coastal Zone Management, 19: 432. Doi: 10.4172/2473-3350.1000432 (Langdom)

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2015) Decadal shoreline changes in the muddy coastline of Ondo State, Nigeria. Cinq Continents 5 (12): 219-230

Yiougo, L.S.A., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Some, C. Y. C and Da, E. C. D. (2013) Urban cities and waste generation in developing countries: A GIS evaluation of two cities in Burkina Faso. Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering, V. 7, n.2, p. 280 – 285. ISSN 1982-3932 DOI: 10.4090/juee. 2013.7:2. 28-285

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Burningham, H. and French, J. R. (2013) Sediment sorting and mixing in the Camel Estuary, UK. In: Conley, D. C., Masserlink, G., Russell, P. E. and O’Hare, T. J. (eds), Proceedings 12 th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No 65, pp. 1563 – 1568, ISSN 0749-0208. DOI: 10.2112/S165-264.1

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Burningham, H. and French, J. R. (2012) Characterisation of estuary and adjacent beach sediments in the Gannel Estuary, south-west England. Geoscience in south-west England, 13, 70 – 76.

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Obatoyinbo, O. (2012) Hydro-chemical evaluation of groundwater quality in Akoko-North West Local Government area of Ondo State, Nigeria. Revista Ambiente & Água - An Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Science. v 7. N1. Page 67- 80, 2012

Olubusoye, O. E. and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2012) Quantitative evaluation of revenue allocation to States and Local Governments in Nigeria (1999 – 2008) European Scientific Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3, February Edition, 224 – 243.

Olubusoye, O. E. and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2011) Spatio-temporal information system analysis of revenue allocation in Nigeria (1999 – 2008) European Scientific Journal, Vol. 7, No. 26, December Edition, 182 - 201.

Peer Review Contributions to Book (Chapters) Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2014) Section 3.2.2. Shoreline geometry: DSAS as a tool for Historical Trend Analysis. In: Clarke, L. and Nield, J. M. (Eds) Geomorphological Techniques (Online Edition). British Society for Geomorphology; London: UK. ISSN: 2047 – 0371 (

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2011) Asejire Dam and the host communities. In Jørgensen, S. E.; Brebbia, C. and Popov, V. (ed) Water and Society. WIT Press, UK (Pages 501 – 512) Paper DOI: 10.2495/WS110441. Online ISSN: 1743 – 3541. Print ISBN: 978 – 1 -84564 – 556 – 4.

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2011) Long-term change of River Liza, Wild Ennerdale, England. In C.A. Brebbia (ed) River Basin Management VI. WIT Press, UK. (Pages 251 – 261): Paper DOI: 10.2495/RM110221. Online ISSN: 1743 – 3541. Print ISBN: 978-1-84564-516-8.

Peer Review Conference/Workshop Proceedings

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2022) Rivermouth Morphodynamics and the Influence of Mangroves Development: An example from Guyana Coast. Paper presented at the Second Mangrove Congress of America. Held at Mérida, Yucatán México between 10 to 14 October 2022.

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Sediment contamination and pollution: Deterrence to mangrove restoration, ECSA 58 – ECMECS 13 Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene, (Elsevier). [Presented]. The Book of Abstract can be found at:
(O25.7). [Presented].

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Micro-climatic and hydrological indicators of the influence of restorated mangroves in Guyana, ECSA 58 – ECMECS 13 Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene, (Elsevier) [Presented]. The Book of Abstracts can be found at:
(O44.6). [Presented].

Chan-Bagot, K., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Conway, C., Simard, M. (2021) Evaluation of mud-bank morphodynamics of two sites on Guyana coast: A remote sensing analysis of synthetic aperture radar images. Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development in a Greener Caribbean. Caribbean Academy of Sciences, 22 nd Biennial Conference and General Meeting [Presented].

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Circular economy solutions towards sustainable waste management: Case of Guyana. Invited keynote talks at the Special Session of the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) on International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA) – a SDG Partnership for UN Sustainable Development Goals, at 16 th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology (16 th ICWMT), 25 to 28 June 2021. [Presented]

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Coastal area’s matters in the face of Economic Developments: Realities from Guyana. Coastal Zone Canada 2021 Conference. [Presented]

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Evaluation and assessment of the state of Guyana’s coastal environment through SDG 14.1. State of the Coast 2021 Conference. [Presented] Book of Abstract can be found at: (Page 194)

Nedd, G. A. and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2021) Towards Coastal Communities' Resilience: Near- Real-Time Non-Obstructed Flood Inundation Detection and Mapping Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). The Premier Flood Conference. The Association of State Floodplain Managers 45 th Annual National Conference, 2021. [Accepted]

Zutta, B., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Simard, M., and Herndon, K. (2020) Development of a mangrove monitoring and evaluation system in Guyana. American Geophysical Union 2020 Fall Meeting, 01 – 17, December 2020. [Presented]

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Johnson-Bhola, L. (2019) Assessment of Guyana’s Coastline Morphodynamics in the face of sea-level rise. The conference paper presented at the Climate Adaptation Initiative Conference of Earth Institute of Columbia University tagged “At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone” held between 19 – 21 June 2019 at Columbia University, New York; ( [Presented]

Ruiz-Luna, A., Berlanga-Robles, C., Hernández-Guzmán, R., Montijo-Galindo, A., Bautista-Bautista, R., Navarro-Hernández, A. G., and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2019) Cambios recientes en el paisaje urbano de Mazatlán (Sinaloa, México) y futuros escenarios ambientales (English: Recent changes in the urban landscape of Mazatlán (Sinaloa, Mexico) and future environmental scenarios) being the paper presented at XVIII Congreso Internacional y XXIV Nacional de Ciencias Ambientales (English: XVIII International and XXIV National Congress of Environmental Sciences), 03 – 07 June 2019 at Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. Conference proceeding: pages 1 – 2 [Presented]

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2015) Tale of three estuaries: Comparative evaluation of geochemical and mineralogical intertidal sediments in North Cornwall, Southwest England. 21 st International Conference on Environmental Indicators, University of Windsor, Canada. International Society of Environmental Indicators Journal: Special Issue. [Presented]

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2012) Urban water usages in Egbeda area of Oyo State, Nigeria. Proceeding of World Wide Workshop for Young Environmental Scientists, WWW-YES, 2012 tagged “Urban Waters: Resource or Risk?” Arcueil, France; 20 – 26 May 2012. (Pages 155 - 165). DOI: hal-00709630- [Presented]

Obatoyinbo, O. and Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2011) Microbial/Bacteriological analysis of water resources in Ikare and Arigidi Akoko of Ondo State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 1 st EIT International Conference on Water Resources Engineering 2011, Thailand, 18-19 August 2011. Pages 279 – 284.

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2011) Impacts of Asejire Dam on Discharge of River Osun, Oyo State of Nigeria. Proceedings of International Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Management, Lahore-Pakistan, 7.8 March 2011. (Pages 115 - 121).


Published Academic Book

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2012) River Dynamism: Mapping and Analysis. LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. 112pp. ISBN: 978-3-659-31387-5

Moonsammy, S., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Reen-Moonsammy, D-M., Oyedotun, T. D. (2023) Ecotourism Recovery Manual. BIOPAMA. 60pp. ISBN: 979-885-436-8735


Book of Abstracts

Davies, B., Oyedotun, T. D. T., Simmons, D. A (2020) An examination of selected physicochemical water quality parameters of the Rivers near Kaieteur National Park. In C. Remington, D.K. Benn, & S. Rose (Eds.), Department of Environmental Studies Book of Abstracts – Student Research. Journal of Academic Research and Essays.


Non-Academic Publication

Oyedotun, T. D. T. (2020) Guide Rock ... thoughtful and inspiring daily devotional. ISBN-13: 979-8683534202. ASIN: B08HRV86FM (Hardcopy - 472 pages); Kindle Version: (691 pages)


Research Interests

  • Analysis of Shoreline and Shoreface Dynamics
  • Environmental GIS, Estuary-Coastal Interaction
  • Sediment Characterization and Sedimentology
  • Water Resources Management;
  • River Dynamics and Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Waste Management
  • Spatial and Quantitative Analyses