Dr. Temitope T. Oyedotun Reader and Dean

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, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria (First Class Honours)


Area of Specialisation

  • Hydrology
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Coastal and Estuarine Geomorphology/Morphodyanmics


Research Publications: Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100749

Williams, M. S., Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Simmons, D. A. (2019) Assessment of water and aesthetic quality of pit lakes in abandoned mines in Linden, Guyana. Geology, Ecology and Landscape. http://doi.org/10.1080/24749508.2019.1633220

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Johnson-Bhola, L. (2019) Shoreline change identification and analysis along the coast of Guyana, South America. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review. Volume 20, Issue 1: pages 7 – 31 https://doi.org/10.1504/IER.2019.098348

Oyedotun, T. D. T. and Bhola-Johnson, L. (2019) Beach Litter and Grading of the Coastal Landscape for Tourism Development in Sections of Guyana’s Coast. Journal of CleanWAS, Volume 3 (Issue 1), pages 01-09. https://doi.org/10.26480/jcleanwas.01.2019.01.09

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/24749508.2018.1481657

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13201-018-0849-9

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. https://doi.org/10.1504/IER.2018.093296

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. https://doi.org/10.1504/IER.2018.093303

Oyedotun, T. D. T., Ruiz-Luna, A. and Navarro-Hernández, A. G.  (2018) ContemporarynCoastline changes and consequences at a tropical coastal domain. Geology, Ecology and Landscape. Vol. 2, Issue 02, pages 104 – 114.  https://doi.org/10.1080/24749508.2018.1452483.

Oyedotun, T. D. T (2018) X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) in the investigation of the compositionnof Earth Materials: a review and an overview. Geology, Ecology and Landscape. Vol. 2, Issue 02, pages 148 – 154.        https://doi.org/10.1080/24749508.2018.1452459.

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

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

Oyedotun, T. D.T. (2017) Seabed dynamics in a coastal embayment. InterdisciplinarynEnvironmental Review, Vol. 18, No.1, pp.67–91. https://doi.org/10.1504/IER.2017.10005063.

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.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40710-017-0213-3.

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

Oyedotun, T. D.T. (2016) Shoreline evolution and metocean data behaviour in SouthwestnEngland: Is there any historical link? Environmental Processes (Springer) 3: 939 – 960 https://doi.org/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 https://doi.org/10.4172/2473-3350.1000433.

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. https://doi.org/10.4172/2473-3350.1000432.

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. https://doi.org/10.4090/juee. 2013.7:2. 28-285. http://www.jstor.org/stable/26189198

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 12th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No 65, pp. 1563 – 1568, ISSN 0749-0208. https://doi.org/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.


Research Publications: 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 (http://www.geomorphology.org.uk/sites/default/files/geom_tech_chapters/3.2.2_ShorelineGeometry.pdf).

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

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 Online ISSN: 1743 – 3541. Print ISBN: 978-1-84564-516-8. https://doi.org/10.2495/RM110221.


Research Publications: Conference Proceedings/Abstracts

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; (http://adaptation.ei.columbia.edu/conference/schedule/june20/)

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 translation: 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 translation: XVIII INTERNATIONAL AND XXIV NATIONAL CONGRESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES), 03 – 07 June 2019 at Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. Conference proceeding: pages 1 – 2.

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

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). https://doi.org/hal-00709630-

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 1st 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).


Academic Book

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


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
  • Spatial and quantitative analyses