Ayansina Ayanlade




Ayansina Ayanlade Ph.D
Obaemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigera




Ayansina Ayanlade is an Environmental Scientist who specialized in environmental remote sensing, land-surface responses to climatic and environmental changes. He has academic experience in Nigeria, USA, Norway, and the United Kingdom.  He completed his BSc and MSc degree at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria and Ph.D. at The King’s college London, University of London, UK.  Over the years, he has engaged on climate change impacts on urban area of Nigeria. Also, assess impacts of change in climate on agricultural production and implication on urban populations.

Ayansina was a Scholar of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF); The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA);  Post-Doctoral research Fellow of Climate Impact Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement in Sub-Saharan Africa (CIRCLE, Cohort 2), which is an initiative of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom (UK) and  a Visiting Research Fellow under the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya. His International research training experience include  International Research Institute for Climate and Society, at The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Lamont Campus,USA and  Research methods, impacts and adaptation policies: A course on research methods in climate change and health, University of Bergen, Norway. 5. Academic research leadership training, King’s college London, University of London 2011

Research Interests/Expertise: environmental change assessment and modeling; remote sensing and GIS; climate change/variability impacts assessment; and agricultural adaptation to climate change.

Selected Publications

Ayanlade, A. (2016). Seasonality in the daytime and night-time intensity of land surface temperature in a tropical city area. Science of The Total Environment557, pp. 415-424. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.027

Ayanlade, A. (2016). Land use change within Okomu and Gilli-Gilli Forest Reserves, south-western Nigeria: its climatic and societal implications.Tropical Ecology57(2), pp. 193-203.

Ayanlade, A., & Proske, U. (2016). Assessing wetland degradation and loss of ecosystem services in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Marine and Freshwater Research67(6), pp. 828-836. doi: 10.1071/MF15066

Ayanlade, A. & Jegede, O.O. (2015). Evaluation of the intensity of the daytime surface urban heat island: How can remote sensing help? International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, 6(4), pp. 248-365. doi: 10.1080/19479832.2014.985618

Ayanlade, A., Adeoye, N.O. & Babatimehin, O. (2013). Intra-annual climate variability and malaria transmission in Nigeria. Szymanska, D. and Chodkowska-Miszczuk, J. editors. Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, No. 21, Torun: Nicolaus Copernicus University Press, pp. 7-19. DOI: 10.2478/bog-2013-0016

Ekanade, O., Ayanlade, A., & Orimoogunje, O.O.I. (2011). Climate change impacts on coastal urban settlements in Nigeria. Journal of Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, 12, pp.48-62. doi:10.1504/IER.2011.038879