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Adams Donald

Elected: 2009

Country (Nationality)

United States


Geological, Environmental, Earth & Space Sciences


Prof Adams obtained his M.Sc. in chemical oceanography at the University of Washington (1966) in the USA and PhD in oceanography at Dalhousie University Canada (1973).

He is Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences serving at Moi University in Kenya and at the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at State University of New York – USA.

He has ongoing research in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.  He has research programs involving studies of East African Rift valley lakes. His research interests include: Climate change, green house gases, oceanography, limnology, gas geochemistry, petroleum exploration, water resource and pollution, atmospheric chemistry. His awards include: The Chancellor’s award of Scholarship and creative activities (State University of New York).

He has over 90 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and technical reports to his credit.