Dr. Addo Koranteng

Department: 
Education: 
  • PhD. Forest Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - Poland (February, 2016)

  • MSc. Forest Information Technology, Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development- Germany (July, 2007)

  • Magister. (Master of Engineering) Forestry, Warsaw University of Life Sciences- Poland (July, 2007)

  • BSc. Biology, University of Cape Coast – Ghana (August, 2000)

Professional Membership: 
Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG)
Experience: 

Assessment Of Forest Cover And Land Use Change In Ghana As Part Of Monitoring System In REDD Mechanism
(PhD thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of PhD degree at the Warsaw University of Sciences, Faculty of Forestry - Warsaw, Poland)

Land Use /Cover Change In The Kumasi Metropolis And Its Environs Based On The Analysis Of Landsat Images
(Master thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of MSc degrees at Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development, Germany and Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland)

CO2 Sequestration Modelling Based On Remote Sensing Data
(IDEA WILD - USA - Empowering the Heroes)

Ghana Forest Preservation Programme (Ghana FPP)
A Japanese Government funded program undertaken by Pasco (Rudan Engineering Ltd -Local Counterpart)

The Effect Of Lepidopterous Stem Borers On Maize Plants In The Coastal Depression In The Central Region Of Ghana.
(Project submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of BSc Biology at the University Of Cape Coast)

Conferences Attended: 

September 2016: Kumasi Polytechnic Kumasi- Ghana, International Conference on Applied Research and Technology (ICAST). Presented a paper: - “Forest Loss And Other Dynamic Land Use Changes In The Western Region Of Ghana”

November 2015: Kumasi Polytechnic Kumasi- Ghana, International Conference on Applied Research and Technology (ICAST). Presented two papers: - “Satellite Based Monitoring of Deforestation Driven by Population Growth in West Africa” and “Remote Sensing Study Of Land Use/Cover Change In West Africa”

October 2015: Wood Technology Institute Poznan- Poland. The First International Scientific Conference WOOD – SCIENCE – ECONOMY Presented a paper: - “ Satellite imagery study of deforestation and forest degradation in Western of Ghana”

November 2014: Kumasi Polytechnic Kumasi- Ghana International Conference on Applied Research and Technology (ICAST)- Presented a paper titled “Competitive Land Use/cover Of Kumasi And Its Environs Based On Satellite Imagery Studies”

July 2012: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi- Ghana 1st. Kumasi International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology (KIC-POST 1) Organized by the Department of Chemistry (KNUST) and the British Council DELPHE Program

 

Publications: 
  1. Koranteng, A., & Zawiła-Niedźwiecki, T.,. 2017: REDD Mechanism in Forest Cover and Land Use Change in Ghana. Teledetekcja Środowiska (Accepted)
  2. Koranteng, A.,  Zawila-Niedzwiecki, T.,& Adu-Poku, I.. 2016: Remote Sensing Study Of Land Use/cover Change In West Africa. Journal of Environment Protection and Sustainable Development, Vol 2(3), 17–31
  3. Koranteng, A., & Zawila-Niedzwiecki, T.,  2016: Forest Loss and Other Dynamic Land Use Changes in the Western Region of Ghana. Journal of Environment Protection and Sustainable Development, 2(2), 7–16
  4. Koranteng, A., Zawiła-Niedźwiecki, T., & Kombat, D. 2015: Land use dynamics in rural-urban environs : a study of the Kumasi metropolis and its adjoining districts – Ghana. Teledetekcja Środowiska, 52((2015/1)), 67–85.
  5. Koranteng, A., & Zawila-Niedzwiecki, T. 2015: Satellite Based Monitoring of Deforestation Driven by Population Growth in West Africa. Journal of Environment Protection and Sustainable Development, 1(4), 211–224
  6. Koranteng A., Zawila-Niedzwiecki T., 2015: Modelling forest loss and other land use change dynamics in Ashanti Region of Ghana. Folia Forestalia Polonica, series A Vol. 57 (2), 96-111
  7. Koranteng A., Zawila-Niedzwiecki T., 2014: Anthropogenic pressure on Barekese and Owabi headworks in Ashanti region, Ghana (in): Kannenberg K., Szramka H. (eds), 2014. Management of Environmental Protection in Forests, Vol. VIII, pp. 118-125 (ISSN 2081-1438, eISSN 2391-4106, DOI: 10.5604)
  8. Koranteng A., Zawila-Niedzwiecki T., 2008:Deforestation Monitoring of Kumasi (Ghana) by Multi-Temporal satellite land use analysis. GLP NEWS(A Join Research Agenda of IGBP and IHDP). Issue No: 4,No 27
  9. Koranteng A., Zawila-Niedzwiecki T., 2008: Monitoring of degradation in Kumasi area\(Ghana) by satellite based multi-temporal landuse analysis. Annalls of Geomatics Vol. VI, No. 8: 71-80
  10. Zawiła-Niedźwiecki T., Koranteng A., Ferruno Ugarte H., Dos Santos J.R.Maldonado F.D., 2009: Teledetekcja satelitarna w monitorowaniu lasów tropikalnych (Satellite remote sensing in monitoring of tropical forests).  Teledetekcja Środowiska (Remote Sensing of Environment), Nr 39: 39-45 (in Polish)