Maseno University

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Name

Dr. Paul O. Abuom                                                       



Department

Environment Sciences

Email:
Address: Private Bag, Maseno- Kenya
Qualification:
  • Ph.D. Environmental Science
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Biochemistry)

Ongoing Research:
  1. Impact of urban Land use/Land cover change on runoff characteristics in the Upper Ewaso Ng’iro River Basin, Kenya
  2. Effects of seasonal variation in river flow regime on water quality and benthic macroinvertebrates of Mara tributaries, Kenya
  3. The effect of climate and land cover changes on stream flows of Nyangores, Amala, Talek and Sand river tributaries of the Mara river, Kenya.
  4. Effect of anthropogenic activities on water quality and planktons in lower catchment of the River Nzoia, Kenya.
  5. Forest fragmentation on tree species richness in the detached portions of Kakamega forest, Kakamega County,   Kenya.
  6. Effects of seasonal variation in river flow regime on water quality and benthic macroinvertebrates of Mara tributaries, Kenya


Publications:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Denis Mutama Masika and Paul O. Abuom (2018). Rainfall Runoff Modeling using HEC-HMS SMA for Water Balance Determination in Sosiani Catchment Kenya. Researchjournali,s Journal of Geography, vol.  s/No. 6 August/2018 ISSSSN 2349-5367.
  2. Denis Mutama Masika and Paul O. Abuom (2018).  Impacts of Small Scale Water Abstractions on Sosiani River, Kenya. Researchjournali,s Journal of Geography, vol.  s/No. 6 August/2018 ISSSSN 2349-5367.
  3. Thalma Khalwale, David Langat, Paul Abuom, Samson Okoth (2018). Factors Influencing Adoption of on-Farm Tree Planting in Shinyalu Sub-County, Kakamega, Kenya International Journal of Forestry and Horticulture 2018, 4(2) : 38-48
  4. Gabriel O. Dida, Douglas N. Anyona, Paul O. Abuom, Daniel Akoko, Samson O. Adoka, Ally-Said Matano, Philip O. Owuor and Collins Ouma (2018): Spatial distribution and habitat characterization of mosquito species during the dry season along the Mara River and its tributaries, in Kenya and Tanzania. DOI 10.1186/s40249-017-0385-0
  5. Wyclife Agumba Oluoch, Boniface Oluoch Oindo, Paul Abuom (2017). Effects of Locations On- and Off- Epigeal Termitaria on Vegetation Lifeforms in Katolo Sub-Location of Kisumu County, Kenya: "Scientific Research Journal (Scirj), Volume V, Issue XII, December 2017 Edition, Page 74-83 ".
  6. Agano J. Makori, Paul O. Abuom, Raphael Kapiyo, Douglas N. Anyona and Gabriel O. Dida (2017): Effects of water physico-chemical parameters on tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) growth in earthen ponds in Teso North Sub-County, Busia County. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (2017) 20:30 DOI 10.1186/s41240-017-0075-7.
  7. Oluoch, W.A., Oindo, B.O. and Abuom, P. (2017): Modeling Vegetation Life forms Abundance based on Epigeal Termitaria Physiography and Altitude in Tropical Savannah of Katolo Sub-Location, Kisumu County. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 5, 22-31. https://doi.org/10.4236/gep.2017.510003
  8. Kosonei, R.C., Abuom, P.O., Bosire, E and Huho, J. M.(2017): Effects of Drought Dynamics on Vegetation Cover in Marigat Sub-county, Baringo County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 7, Issue 5, May 2017: ISSN 2250-3153.
  9. John O. Jaoko, Bonface O. Oindo and Paul O. Abuom (2016): Factors Influencing Willingness to Recycle E-Waste in Kisumu City Central Business District, Kenya. International Journal of Recent Research in Interdisciplinary Sciences (IJRRIS) Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp: (1-9), Month: October - December 2016, Available at: www.paperpublications.org
  10. Chadwick O. Ajuang, Paul O. Abuom, Esna K. Bosire, Gabriel O. Dida and Douglas N. Anyona (2016): Determinants of climate change awareness level in upper Nyakach Division, Kisumu County, Kenya. SpringerPlus  (2016) 5:1015
  11. Ofulla, A.V.O.,  Gichere, S.K., Olado, G.O., Abuom, P.O., Anyona, D.N., Othero, D.M., Matano, A-S., Gelder, F.B., Dida, G.O., Ouma, C., Owuor, P.O., Amayi, J.B. and Kanangire, C.K. (2016): ‘Effects of regional climate variability on the prevalence of diseases and their economic impacts on households in the Lake Victoria basin of Western Kenya’, Int. J. Global Warming, Vol. 10, Nos. 1/2/3, pp.332–353.
  12. Albert Elim Long’ora,  Paul Otieno Abuom and Dickson Otieno Owiti (2015): Influence of Artisanal Fishing gears on Fish Abundance and Species Diversity in Ferguson’s Gulf of Lake Turkana, Kenya. Scholars Academic Journal of Biosciences (SAJB).Sch. Acad. J. Biosci., 2015; 3(12):991-997
  13. Albert Elim Long’ora,  Paul Otieno Abuom, Dickson Otieno Owiti and John Odoyo Malala (2015): Influence of Artisanal fishing Gears on Physico-Chemical Parameters of  Ferguson’s Gulf in Lake Turkana, Kenya. Scholars Academic Journal of Biosciences (SAJB).Sch. Acad. J. Biosci., 2015; 3(12):1005-1013 3(12):1005-1013
  14. Gabriel O Dida, Frank B Gelder, Douglas N Anyona, Paul O Abuom, Jackson O Onyuka, Ally-Said Matano, Samson O Adoka, Canisius K Kanangire, Philip O Owuor, Collins Ouma, and Ayub VO Ofulla (2015): Presence and distribution of mosquito larvae predators and factors influencing their abundance along the Mara River, Kenya and Tanzania.
  15. Ally-Said Matano, Canisius K. Kanangire, Douglas N. Anyona, Paul O. Abuom, Frank B. Gelder, Gabriel O. Dida, Philip O. Owuor and Ayub V. O. Ofulla (2015). Effects of Land Use Change on Land Degradation Reflected by Soil Properties along Mara River, Kenya and Tanzania. Open Journal of Soil Science, 2015, 5, 20-38. SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojss http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2015.51003
  16. Abuom, P.O. Nyambega, L. A and Ouma, G (2014). Effect of Mavuno Phosphorus-Based Fertilizer and Manure Application on Maize Grain and Stover Yields in Western Kenya. Journal of Environment and Earth Science. Vol.4, No.17, 2014.
  17. Nyambega, L. A, Ouma, G, Ofulla V.O A and Abuom, P.O. (2014). Effect of mavuno phosphorus-based fertilizer and manure application on soil organic carbon and olsen phosphorus in Western Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research in Engineering & Scienc. 2014, issue 3 volume 12.
  18. S. O. Adoka, D. N. Anyona, P. O. Abuom, G. O. Dida, D. Karanja, J. M. Vulule, T. Okurut, A. S. Matano, S. K. Gichere and A.V. O. Ofulla  (2014). Community perceptions of schistosomiasis transmission, prevalence and control in relation to aquatic habitats in the Lake Victoria Basin of Kenya. East Africa Medical journal vol. 91 no. 7 July 2014
  19. Douglas N. Anyona, Paul O. Abuom, Gabriel O. Dida, Frank B. Gelder, Jackson O. Onyuka, Ally-Said Matano, Canisius K. Kanangire5, Esna K. Bosire, Boniface O. Oindo, Phillip O. Owuor6 and Ayub V. O. Ofulla (2014). Effect of Anthropogenic Activities on Physicochemical Parameters and Benthic Macroinvertebrates of Mara River Tributaries, Kenya. Merit Research Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology (ISSN: 2350-2266) Vol. 2(5) pp. 098-109,
  20. Anyona DN, Dida GO, Abuom PO, Onyuka JO, Ally-Said M, Kanangire CK, Ofulla AVO (2014): Influence of anthropogenic activities on microbial and nutrient levels along the Mara River tributaries, Kenya. Eurasia J Biosci 8: 1-11.
  21. Gabriel O. Dida, Frank B. Gelder, Douglas N. Anyona, Ally-Said Matano, Paul O. Abuom, Samson O. Adoka, Collins Ouma, Canisius K. Kanangire, Phillip O. Owuor and Ayub V. O. Ofulla, (2014). Distribution and abundance of schistosomiasis and fascioliasis host snails along the Mara River in Kenya and Tanzania. Infection Ecology and Epidemiology 2014, 4: 24281 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/iee.v4.24281
  22. Isaiah K. Okuthe, Felix Kioli and Paul Abuom (2013): Socio Economic Determinants of the Adoption of Integrated Natural Resource Management Technologies by Small Scale Farmers: Evidence from Western Kenya. Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 5(09): 481-496.
  23. S. O. Adoka, D. N. Anyona, P. Abuom, A. S. Matano, S. K. Gichere, T. Okurut, W. O. Opiyo, D. Othero, J. M. Vulule and A. V. Ofulla (2011):  Knowledge and perceptions on malaria and its association with aquatic habitats. East African Medical Journal Vol. 88 No. 5 May 2011.
  24. Samuel K. Gichere, Geoffrey Olado, Douglas N. Anyona,  Ally-Said Matano, Gabriel O. Dida, Paul O. Abuom, Jairus Amayi and Ayub V. O. Ofulla (2013): Effects of Drought and Floods on Crop and Animal Losses and Socio-economic Status of Households in the Lake Victoria Basin of Kenya. Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences (JETEMS) 4(1): 31-41
  25. ALLY-Said Matano, Douglas N. Anyona , Philip O. Owuor, Paul O. Abuom, Gabriel O. Dida, Raphael Kapiyo and Ayub V. O. Ofulla (2013): Effects of Land Use Types on the Levels of Microbial Contamination Based on Total Coliform and Escherischia coli counts on the Mara River, East Africa.  African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries 13: 5-11 (2013).
  26. Ayub V. Ofulla, Samson O. Adoka, Douglas N. Anyona, Paul O. Abuom, Diana Karanja, John M. Vulule, Tom Okurut, Ally-Said Matano, Gabriel O. Dida, Tsuma Jembe and John Gichuki (2013): Spatial distribution and habitat characterization of schistosomiasis host snails in lake and land habitats of western Kenya. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management 2013 18: 197–215
  27. Kaoga J, Ouma G and Aboum P (2013): The effects of farm pesticides on water bird numbers in lake Naivasha, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources  Vol. 2(4),
  28. Kaoga J, Ouma G and Aboum P (2013): Effect of farm pesticides on water quality in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Am. J. Plant Physiol. 10.3923.
  29. Isaiah K. Okuthe, Felix Kioli and Paul Abuom (2013): Socio Cultural Determinants of the Adoption of Integrated Natural Resource Management Technologies by Small Scale Farmers in Ndhiwa Division, Kenya. Current Research Journal of Social Sciences 5(6): 203-218.