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Souleye W.



Geologist and Mining Engineer, successively at BRGM and COGEMA, carrying respectively Iron (Fe) and Uranium (U) mineral exploration in Birimian terranes of South-East Senegal; PhD in Economic Geology; Docteur d'Etat ès Sciences, Remote Sensing/GIS/Disaster Management Expert. More than twenty five years as university lecturer and researcher; Principal investigator of many research projects on remote sensing geological applications, disaster risk management (urban floods, coastal erosion), environmental change and integrated water resources management, Author and co-author of several scientific papers published in peer reviewed journals. My main objective is to contribute to build-up a critical mass of African experts in various fields of applications of Earth Observation data. Senior Consultant, Chairman of "Réseau des Universitaires et Chercheurs pour la Gestion des Risques de Catastrophes", Founder and General Manager of the "African Institute of Geomatics Group"(AIG Group).


  • climate change
  • environmental policy
  • mining
  • tertiary education
  • disaster preparation
  • senegal
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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