Geography and City and Regional Planning
Aribilola S. Omolayo, Ph.D.
Atmospheric Sciences and GIS
Dr. Omolayo earned his doctorate degree in Geography [hydrometeorology] in 1989 from The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. His research interests include urban air pollution, flood studies, and global climate change, and economic impact of nonprofit organizations.
Ph.D. in Geography [Hydrometeorology] 1989
The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Specializations: Modeling, Hydrometeorology, Meteorology, Statistics, Hydrology
Dissertation: "Relationships between Point and Area Rainfall for Flood and Drought Assessments," (2 volumes).
M.S. in Meteorology 1980
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Boston, USA
Specializations: Moisture transport, Vertically integrated water vapor fluxes, Meteorology, Hydrology, Evapotranspiration
Thesis: "Landward Moisture Fluxes for the Northern Hemisphere."
Postgraduate Diploma, Meteorology 1976
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Project: "Weather Forecasting Techniques."
B.Sc. (Honors) Physics 1974
University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Certificate in Geographic Information System (GIS) 1994
Environmental Systems and Research Institute (ESRI), Redlands, CA
Ogunjemiyo S.O., S.A. Omolayo, M. Himden, and E. Antonio. Impacts of July 2006 Heat Waves in California Central Valley, Atmospheric Environment, Expected Publication: In progress.
Segun Ogunjemiyo, Sam Omolayo, Stuart McFeeters, Erika Antonio and Michelle Himden, Turbulent Fluxes of CO2, Water Vapor and Heat in a Suburban Environment. Atmospheric Environment, Expected publication date: In progress.
Segun Ogunjemiyo, Sam Omolayo, Stuart McFeeters, Erika Antonio and Michelle Himden, Ozone Profile Measurements Over Fresno Using a Tethersonde/Ozondesonde system., Atmospheric Environment, Expected publication date: In progress.
Ogunjemiyo, S. O and SamOmolayo (2009). "Acquisition of Micrometeorological Instrumentation for Research and Training at California State University, Fresno", National Science Foundation (NSF), Final Project Report: #0619889
Segun Ogunjemiyo and Samuel Omolayo, 2008, "Acquisition of Micrometeorological Instrumentation for Research and Training at California State University, Fresno", National Science Foundation (NSF), Final Grant Project Report: #0619889
Omolayo, A.S. (1999). Quantitative Evaluation of Sampling Errors for the Areal Reduction factor. Australian Journal of Water Resources, vol. 3, no. 1
Omolayo, A.S. (1995). A Partial Series Model for Evaluating the Areal Reduction Factor for Areal Rainfall. Australian Civil Engineering Transactions, Australia, vol. CE37 No. 3, August, 211-218.
Omolayo, A.S. (1993). On the Transposition of Areal Reduction Factors for Rainfall Frequency Estimation, Journal of Hydrology, May, vol. 145/1-2, 191-205.
Omolayo, A.S. (1993). Data Resources for the Agroecological Zoning of SADCC Region. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India., 90pp.
Omolayo, A.S. (1991). Forecasting Freak Winds in Fiji. Conference Proceedings, South Pacific Environments: Interactions with Weather and Climate. Auckland, Sept. 2-7, p.143-144.
Omolayo, A.S. (1988). Are the Fixed-area Reduction Factors Independent of the Return Period? Proceedings, 26th Congress of the International Geographical Union, Sydney, p.424.
Omolayo, A.S. (1983). A Statistical Study of the Distribution of the Largest Daily Rainfall in Nigeria.Nigerian Meteorological Journal, January – June, vol. 1, No.1, p.44-57.
Rosen, R. & Omolayo, A.S. (1981). Exchange of Water Vapor Between Land and Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 86, No. C12, p. 12147-12152.
Obasi, G.O.P.; Mulero, M.A.A.; & Omolayo, A.S. (1978). Fluctuations in Annual Rainfall Values in Nigeria. Symposium Proceedings: West African Monsoon Experiment (WAMEX). Adefolalu (ed.). Meteorological Department, Lagos, 368-385.
BOOKS and REPORTS
Book: Omolayo, A.S. (2005). Violent Weather: A Study Guide, first edition, Kendall/Hunt Publishers, Iowa, ISBN. ISBN 0-7575-2055-3.
"Water Quality of Life," In: "2002 Children Count, 2002 Report Card, The Well-Being of Children of Fresno County." The preparation included the present findings and trends, and implications especially as water quality affects Fresno County children.
Introduction to Climatology (In progress)