Boaz Ohowa

Boaz Ohowa
KMFRI Mombasa
Oceanography and Hydrography
Research on biogeochemistry of Coastal Systems (Pollution and Environmental Chemistry)
Nutrient Fluxes and Dynamics in Coastal Systems; Biogeochemistry of Coastal Systems (Pollution and Environmental Chemistry); Natural Products Research (Extraction, Characterization and Utilization of Bioactive Compounds from Aquatic/Terrestrial Resources) and Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment

BSc. (Chemistry), University of Nairobi; 
M.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Nairobi; 
MMM (Master of Marine Management), Dalhousie University, Canada

Ohowa, B. O. 1996. Seasonal variations of the nutrient fluxes into the Indian Ocean from the Sabaki river, Kenya. Discovery and Innovation, 8(3): 265-274. 

Ohowa, B. O., Mwashote, B. M., and Shimbira, W. S. 1997. Dissolved inorganic nutrient fluxes from two seasonal rivers into Gazi bay, Kenya. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 45: 189-195. 

Kitheka, J. U., Ohowa, B. O., Mwashote, B. M., Shimbira, W.. S., Mwaluma, J. M., and Kazungu, J. M. 1996. Water circulation dynamics, water column nutrients and phytoplankton productivity in a well-flushed tropical bay in Kenya. Journal of Sea Research, 35(4): 257-268. 

Woitchik, A. F., Ohowa, B. O., Kazungu, J. M., Goeyens, L., and Dehairs, F. 1997. Nitrogen enrichment during decomposition of mangrove leaf litter in an East African Coastal Lagoon (Kenya): Relative importance of biological nitrogen fixation. Biogeochemistry, 39: 15-35. 

Middelburg, J. J., Nieuwenhuize, J., Slim, F. J., and Ohowa, B. 1996. Sediment biogeochemistry in an East African Mangrove forest (Gazi bay, Kenya). Biogeochemistry, 34: 133-146. 

Kitheka, J. U., Mwashote, B. M., Ohowa, B. O., and Kamau, J. 1999. Water circulation, ground water outflow and nutrient dynamics in Mida creek, Kenya. Mangroves and Salt Marshes, 3: 135-146. 

Boga, H. I., Ohowa, B. O., W. E. Mwatha, and F. M. Muthuri. 2003. Nitrogen fixing activities in the mangrove swamp at Gazi bay, Kenya. East African Journal of Science, 4(2): 65-74. 

Mwashote, B. M., Ohowa, B. O., and Wawiye, P. O. 2005. Spatial and temporal distribution of dissolved inorganic nutrients and phytoplankton in Mida creek, Kenya. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 13: 599-614. 

MacDougall, L. A., McCall, R., Douglas, K. A., Cheney, T. A., Oetelaar, M., Squires, K., Alvarez Saules, C. V., Alidina, H., Nagtegaal-Cinningham, E., WeselohMcKeane, S. C., Araula, J. J. Y., Md.Hamayun,N., Lawson, S., Chiasson, N. C., Diaz, G. C., Choy, T. A., Ankamah, K. E., Ohowa, B. O., Toribo, A. T., del Toro, J. J., Fournier, R. O., and Taggat, C. T. 2006. Marine Invasive Species in North America: Impacts, Pathways and Management. Ocean Yearbook. 20: 435-469. 

Ohowa, B. O. 2009. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the regulatory regime in the management of oil pollution in Kenya. Ocean and Coastal Management, 52(1): 17-21.