Babatunde Abiodun


 Professor of Climate Science

Room: 4.10



Phone: +27 (21) 650 5737 (office)



Babatunde Abiodun is a Professor at the University of Cape Town, where he coordinates the atmospheric science program and leads atmospheric modelling initiatives. His expertise is in climate model developments and applications. His research interest focuses on regional climate issues, including climate modelling, climate variability and change, land-atmosphere interaction, and solar radiation management. He has led a wide range of projects on weather and climate extremes, seasonal forecasting, climate change projections, impacts of geoengineering, and building climate resilience at regional and local scales. Babatunde has published more than 90 peer-reviewed papers in international journals. He was a lead author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's 5th Assessment Report and a lead author in the Global Environment Outlook's 6th Assessment Report. He has also served on the editorial board of the Springer Nature Applied Sciences Journal, the Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology, and Oceanography Journal, and the Progress in Earth and Planetary Science Journal. He is an Advisory Board Member of the American Geographical Union’s initiative on the Ethical Framework for Climate Intervention. He has recently been appointed the new SARChi Chair in Ocean and Atmospheric Modelling.



·     Development, evaluation, and application of climate models

·     Climate variability and change

·     Weather and climate extremes (e.g., droughts, extreme rainfall, and heatwaves)

·     Land-atmosphere interactions over Africa

·     Air quality over complex terrain

·     Dynamics and thermodynamics of rainfall-producing system in Africa and the influence of oceanic forcing.

·     Solar radiation modification



Donkin, P.T. & Abiodun, B.J. 2023. Capability and sensitivity of MPAS-A in simulating tropical cyclones over the South-West Indian Ocean. Modelling Earth Systems and Environment. 9(1):527-542. DOI:10.1007/s40808-022-01517-0.

Takong, R.R. & Abiodun, B.J. 2023. Improving rainfall simulations over the Drakensberg on weak-synoptic days. Modelling Earth Systems and Environment. DOI:10.1007/s40808-022-01686-y.

Takong, R.R. & Abiodun, B.J. 2023. Projected changes in precipitation characteristics over the Drakensberg Mountain Range. International Journal of Climatology. DOI:10.1002/joc.7989.

Bonkaney, A.L., Abiodun, B.J., Sanda, I.S. & Balogun, A.A., 2023. Potential impact of global warming on electricity demand in Niger. Climatic Change, 176(4), pp.1-22. DOI

Ballo, A., Omotosho, J.B., Klutse, N.A.B., Abiodun, B.J. & Coulibaly, A. 2022. The influence of quasi-biennial oscillation on West African Rainfall. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. 8(2):1461-1480. DOI:10.1007/s40808-021-01185-6.

Ekundayo, O.Y., Abiodun, B.J. & Kalumba, A.M. 2022. Global quantitative and qualitative assessment of drought research from 1861 to 2019. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 70 DOI:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102770.

Maoyi, M.L. & Abiodun, B.J. 2022. Investigating the response of the Botswana High to El Niño Southern Oscillation using a variable resolution global climate model. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 147(3-4):1601-1615. DOI:10.1007/s00704-021-03892-7.

Abba Omar, S. & Abiodun, B.J. 2021. Simulating the characteristics of cut-off low rainfall over the Western Cape using WRF. Climate Dynamics. 56(3-4):1265-1283. DOI:10.1007/s00382-020-05532-8.

Abba Omar, S. & Abiodun, B.J. 2021. Simulating the influence of topography on cut-off lows over Southern Africa. International Journal of Climatology. 41:E2231-E2243. DOI:10.1002/joc.6842.

Abiodun, B.J., Odoulami, R.C., Sawadogo, W., Oloniyo, O.A., Abatan, A.A., New, M., Lennard, C., Izidine, P. et al. 2021. Potential impacts of stratospheric aerosol injection on drought risk managements over major river basins in Africa. Climatic Change. 169(3-4) DOI:10.1007/s10584-021-03268-w.

Chikwanha, O.C., Mupfiga, S., Olagbegi, B.R., Katiyatiya, C.L.F., Molotsi, A.H., Abiodun, B.J., Dzama, K. & Mapiye, C. 2021. Impact of water scarcity on dryland sheep meat production and quality: Key recovery and resilience strategies. Journal of Arid Environments. 190 DOI:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2021.104511.

Halimani, T., Marandure, T., Chikwanha, O.C., Molotsi, A.H., Abiodun, B.J., Dzama, K. & Mapiye, C. 2021. Smallholder sheep farmers’ perceived impact of water scarcity in the dry ecozones of South Africa: Determinants and response strategies. Climate Risk Management. 34 DOI:10.1016/j.crm.2021.100369.

Maoyi, M.L. & Abiodun, B.J. 2021. How well does MPAS-atmosphere simulate the characteristics of the Botswana High? Climate Dynamics. 57(7-8):2109-2128. DOI:10.1007/s00382-021-05797-7.

Sawadogo, W., Reboita, M.S., Faye, A., da Rocha, R.P., Odoulami, R.C., Olusegun, C.F., Adeniyi, M.O., Abiodun, B.J. et al. 2021. Current and future potential of solar and wind energy over Africa using the RegCM4 CORDEX-CORE ensemble. Climate Dynamics. 57(5-6):1647-1672. DOI:10.1007/s00382-020-05377-1.

Abba Omar, S. & Abiodun, B.J. 2020. Characteristics of cut-off lows during the 2015–2017 drought in the Western Cape, South Africa. Atmospheric Research. 235 DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.104772.

Abiodun, B.J., Mogebisa, T.O., Petja, B., Abatan, A.A. & Roland, T.R. 2020. Potential impacts of specific global warming levels on extreme rainfall events over southern Africa in CORDEX and NEX-GDDP ensembles. International Journal of Climatology. 40(6):3118-3141. DOI:10.1002/joc.6386.

Gore, M., Abiodun, B.J. & Kucharski, F. 2020. Understanding the influence of ENSO patterns on drought over southern Africa using SPEEDY. Climate Dynamics. 54(1-2):307-327. DOI:10.1007/s00382-019-05002-w.

Kumi, N., Abiodun, B.J. & Adefisan, E.A. 2020. Performance Evaluation of a Subseasonal to Seasonal Model in Predicting Rainfall Onset Over West Africa. Earth and Space Science. 7(8) DOI:10.1029/2019EA000928.

Naik, M. & Abiodun, B.J. 2020. Projected changes in drought characteristics over the Western Cape, South Africa. Meteorological Applications. 27(1) DOI:10.1002/met.1802.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J., Lischeid, G. & Abatan, A.A. 2020. Drought projection over the Niger and Volta River basins of West Africa at specific global warming levels. International Journal of Climatology. 40(13):5688-5699. DOI:10.1002/joc.6544.

Sawadogo, W., Abiodun, B.J. & Okogbue, E.C. 2020. Impacts of global warming on photovoltaic power generation over West Africa. Renewable Energy. 151:263-277. DOI:10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.032.

Vimont, U., Gain, J., Lastic, M., Cordonnier, G., Abiodun, B.J. & Cani, M.-. 2020. Interactive Meso-scale Simulation of Skyscapes. Computer Graphics Forum. 39(2):585-596. DOI:10.1111/cgf.13954.

Abatan, A.A., Abiodun, B.J., Adefisan, E.A. & Gutowski, W.J. 2019. Hot days and tropical nights in Nigeria: trends and associated large-scale features. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 137(3-4):2077-2093. DOI:10.1007/s00704-018-2713-0.

Abiodun, B.J., Makhanya, N., Petja, B., Abatan, A.A. & Oguntunde, P.G. 2019. Future projection of droughts over major river basins in Southern Africa at specific global warming levels. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 137(3-4):1785-1799. DOI:10.1007/s00704-018-2693-0.

Akinyemi, F.O. & Abiodun, B.J. 2019. Potential impacts of global warming levels 1.5 °C and above on climate extremes in Botswana. Climatic Change. 154(3-4):387-400. DOI:10.1007/s10584-019-02446-1.

Akinyoola, J.A., Ajayi, V.O., Abiodun, B.J., Ogunjobi, K.O., Gbode, I.E. & Ogungbenro, S.B. 2019. Dynamic response of monsoon precipitation to mineral dust radiative forcing in the West Africa region. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. 5(4):1201-1214. DOI:10.1007/s40808-019-00620-z.

Bopape, M.-.M., Engelbrecht, F., Abiodun, B.J., Beraki, A., Ndarana, T., Ntsangwane, L., Sithole, H., Sovara, M. et al. 2019. Programme for the development of weather and climate numerical modelling systems in South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 115(5-6) DOI:10.17159/sajs.2019/5779.

Driver, P., Abiodun, B.J. & Reason, C.J.C. 2019. Modelling the precipitation response over southern Africa to the 2009–2010 El Niño using a stretched grid global atmospheric model. Climate Dynamics. 52(7-8):3929-3949. DOI:10.1007/s00382-018-4362-5.

Lawal, K.A., Abiodun, B.J., Stone, D.A., Olaniyan, E. & Wehner, M.F. 2019. Capability of CAM5.1 in simulating maximum air temperature patterns over West Africa during boreal spring. Modelling Earth Systems and Environment. 5(4):1815-1838. DOI:10.1007/s40808-019-00639-2.

Lawal, S., Lennard, C., Jack, C., Wolski, P., Hewitson, B. & Abiodun, B.J. 2019. The observed and model-simulated response of southern African vegetation to drought. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 279 DOI:10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107698.

Molepo, K.M., Abiodun, B.J. & Magoba, R.N. 2019. The transport of PM10 over Cape Town during high pollution episodes. Atmospheric Environment. 213:116-132. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.05.041.

Nguvava, M., Abiodun, B.J. & Otieno, F. 2019. Projecting drought characteristics over East African basins at specific global warming levels. Atmospheric Research. 228:41-54. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.05.008.

Odoulami, R.C., Abiodun, B.J. & Ajayi, A.E. 2019. Modelling the potential impacts of afforestation on extreme precipitation over West Africa. Climate Dynamics. 52(3-4):2185-2198. DOI:10.1007/s00382-018-4248-6.

Sawadogo, W., Abiodun, B.J. & Okogbue, E.C. 2019. Projected changes in wind energy potential over West Africa under the global warming of 1.5 °C and above. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 138(1-2):321-333. DOI:10.1007/s00704-019-02826-8.

Tang, C., Morel, B., Wild, M., Pohl, B., Abiodun, B.J. & Bessafi, M. 2019. Numerical simulation of surface solar radiation over Southern Africa. Part 1: Evaluation of regional and global climate models. Climate Dynamics. 52(1-2):457-477. DOI:10.1007/s00382-018-4143-1.

Tang, C., Morel, B., Wild, M., Pohl, B., Abiodun, B.J., Lennard, C. & Bessafi, M. 2019. Numerical simulation of surface solar radiation over Southern Africa. Part 2: projections of regional and global climate models. Climate Dynamics. 53(3-4):2197-2227. DOI:10.1007/s00382-019-04817-x.

Abatan, A.A., Abiodun, B.J., Gutowski, W.J. & Rasaq-Balogun, S. 2018. Trends and variability in absolute indices of temperature extremes over Nigeria: linkage with NAO. International Journal of Climatology. 38(2):593-612. DOI:10.1002/joc.5196.

Abatan, A.A., Osayomi, T., Akande, S.O., Abiodun, B.J. & Gutowski, W.J. 2018. Trends in mean and extreme temperatures over Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 131(3-4):1261-1272. DOI:10.1007/s00704-017-2049-1.

Diasso, U. & Abiodun, B.J. 2018. Future impacts of global warming and reforestation on drought patterns over West Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 133(3-4):647-662. DOI:10.1007/s00704-017-2209-3.

James, R., Washington, R., Abiodun, B.J., Kay, G., Mutemi, J., Pokam, W., Hart, N., Artan, G. et al. 2018. Evaluating climate models with an African lens. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 99(2):313-336. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0090.1.

Klutse, N.A.B., Ajayi, V.O., Gbobaniyi, E.O., Egbebiyi, T.S., Kouadio, K., Nkrumah, F., Quagraine, K.A., Olusegun, C. Ulrich, D., Abiodun, B.J., et al. 2018. Potential impact of 1.5 °c and 2 °c global warming on consecutive dry and wet days over West Africa. Environmental Research Letters. 13(5) DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aab37b.

Kumi, N. & Abiodun, B.J. 2018. Erratum: Potential impacts of 1.5 °C and 2 °C global warming on rainfall onset, cessation and length of rainy season in West Africa. Environ. Res. Lett. 13 (055009) DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aab89e). Environmental Research Letters. 13(8) DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aad5c6.

Kumi, N. & Abiodun, B.J. 2018. Potential impacts of 1.5 °c and 2 °c global warming on rainfall onset, cessation, and length of rainy season in West Africa. Environmental Research Letters. 13(5) DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aab89e.

Maoyi, M.L., Abiodun, B.J., Prusa, J.M. & Veitch, J.J. 2018. Simulating the characteristics of tropical cyclones over the South West Indian Ocean using a Stretched-Grid Global Climate Model. Climate Dynamics. 50(5-6):1581-1596. DOI:10.1007/s00382-017-3706-x.

Oguntunde, P.G., Lischeid, G. & Abiodun, B.J. 2018. Impacts of climate variability and change on drought characteristics in the Niger River Basin, West Africa. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 32(4):1017-1034. DOI:10.1007/s00477-017-1484-y.

Abba Omar, S. & Abiodun, B.J. 2017. How well do CORDEX models simulate extreme rainfall events over the East Coast of South Africa? Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 128(1-2):453-464. DOI:10.1007/s00704-015-1714-5.

Abiodun, B.J., Adegoke, J., Abatan, A.A., Ibe, C.A., Egbebiyi, T.S., Engelbrecht, F. & Pinto, I. 2017. Potential impacts of climate change on extreme precipitation over four African coastal cities. Climatic Change. 143(3-4):399-413. DOI:10.1007/s10584-017-2001-5.

Diasso, U. & Abiodun, B.J. 2017. Drought modes in West Africa and how well CORDEX RCMs simulate them. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 128(1-2):223-240. DOI:10.1007/s00704-015-1705-6.

Odoulami, R.C., Abiodun, B.J., Ajayi, A.E., Diasso, U.J. & Mounkaila Saley, M. 2017. Potential impacts of forestation on heatwaves over West Africa in the future. Ecological Engineering. 102:546-556. DOI:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.02.054.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J. & Lischeid, G. 2017. Impacts of climate change on hydro-meteorological drought over the Volta Basin, West Africa. Global and Planetary Change. 155:121-132. DOI:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.07.003.

Oguntunde, P.G., Lischeid, G., Abiodun, B.J. & Dietrich, O. 2017. Analysis of long-term dry and wet conditions over Nigeria. International Journal of Climatology. 37(9):3577-3586. DOI:10.1002/joc.4938.

Abatan, A.A., Abiodun, B.J., Lawalc, K.A. & Gutowski, W.J. 2016. Trends in extreme temperature over Nigeria from percentile-based threshold indices. International Journal of Climatology. 36(6):2527-2540. DOI:10.1002/joc.4510.

Abiodun, B.J., Abba Omar, S., Lennard, C. & Jack, C. 2016. Using regional climate models to simulate extreme rainfall events in the Western Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Climatology. 36(2):689-705. DOI:10.1002/joc.4376.

Araujo, J.A., Abiodun, B.J. & Crespo, O. 2016. Impacts of drought on grape yields in Western Cape, South Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 123(1-2):117-130. DOI:10.1007/s00704-014-1336-3.

Klutse, N.A.B., Abiodun, B.J., Hewitson, B.C., Gutowski, W.J. & Tadross, M.A. 2016. Evaluation of two GCMs in simulating rainfall inter-annual variability over Southern Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 123(3-4):415-436. DOI:10.1007/s00704-014-1356-z.

Lawal, K.A., Abatan, A.A., Angélil, O., Olaniyan, E., Olusoji, V.H., Oguntunde, P.G., Lamptey, B., Abiodun, B.J. et al. 2016. 13. The late onset of the 2015 wet season in Nigeria. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 97(12):S63-S69. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0131.1.

Naik, M. & Abiodun, B.J. 2016. Potential impacts of forestation on future climate change in Southern Africa. International Journal of Climatology. 36(14):4560-4576. DOI:10.1002/joc.4652.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J. & Lischeid, G. 2016. A numerical modelling study of the hydroclimatology of the Niger River Basin, West Africa. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 61(1):94-106. DOI:10.1080/02626667.2014.980260.

Lawal, K.A., Stone, D.A., Aina, T., Rye, C. & Abiodun, B.J. 2015. Trends in the potential spread of seasonal climate simulations over South Africa. International Journal of Climatology. 35(9):2193-2209. DOI:10.1002/joc.4234.

Matthew, O.J., Abiodun, B.J. & Salami, A.T. 2015. Modelling the impacts of climate variability on crop yields in Nigeria: Performance evaluation of RegCM3-GLAM system. Meteorological Applications. 22(2):198-212. DOI:10.1002/met.1443.

Meque, A. & Abiodun, B.J. 2015. Simulating the link between ENSO and summer drought in Southern Africa using regional climate models. Climate Dynamics. 44(7-8):1881-1900. DOI:10.1007/s00382-014-2143-3.

Mounkaila, M.S., Abiodun, B.J. & Bayo Omotosho, J. 2015. Assessing the capability of CORDEX models in simulating onset of rainfall in West Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 119(1-2):255-272. DOI:10.1007/s00704-014-1104-4.

Ujeneza, E.L. & Abiodun, B.J. 2015. Drought regimes in Southern Africa and how well GCMs simulate them. Climate Dynamics. 44(5-6):1595-1609. DOI:10.1007/s00382-014-2325-z.

Abatan, A.A., Abiodun, B.J. & Omotosho, B.J. 2014. On the characteristics of sea breezes over Nigerian coastal region. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 116(1-2):93-102. DOI:10.1007/s00704-013-0931-z.

Abiodun, B.J., Ojumu, A.M., Jenner, S. & Ojumu, T.V. 2014. The transport of atmospheric NOx and HNO3 over Cape Town. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14(2):559-575. DOI:10.5194/acp-14-559-2014.

Nzotungicimpaye, C.M., Abiodun, B.J. & Steyn, D.G. 2014. Tropospheric ozone and its regional transport over Cape Town. Atmospheric Environment. 87:228-238. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.01.063.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J., Lischeid, G. & Merz, C. 2014. Modelling the impacts of reforestation on the projected hydroclimatology of Niger River Basin, West Africa. Ecohydrology. 7(1):163-176. DOI:10.1002/eco.1343.

Oguntunde, P.G., Lischeid, G., Abiodun, B.J. & Dietrich, O. 2014. Analysis of spatial and temporal patterns in onset, cessation, and length of growing season in Nigeria. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 194:77-87. DOI:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.03.017.

Tozuka, T., Abiodun, B.J. & Engelbrecht, F.A. 2014. Impacts of convection schemes on simulating tropical-temperate troughs over southern Africa. Climate Dynamics. 42(1-2):433-451. DOI:10.1007/s00382-013-1738-4.

Abiodun, B.J., Lawal, K.A., Salami, A.T. & Abatan, A.A. 2013. Potential influences of global warming on future climate and extreme events in Nigeria. Regional Environmental Change. 13(3):477-491. DOI:10.1007/s10113-012-0381-7.

Abiodun, B.J., Salami, A.T., Matthew, O.J. & Odedokun, S. 2013. Potential impacts of afforestation on climate change and extreme events in Nigeria. Climate Dynamics. 41(2):277-293. DOI:10.1007/s00382-012-1523-9.

Fasona, M., Tadross, M., Abiodun, B. & Omojola, A. 2013. Some implications of terrestrial ecosystems response to climate change for adaptation in Nigeria's wooded savannah. Environmental Development. 5(1):73-95. DOI:10.1016/j.envdev.2012.11.003.

Jenner, S.L. & Abiodun, B.J. 2013. The transport of atmospheric sulfur over Cape Town. Atmospheric Environment. 79:248-260. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.06.010.

Oguntunde, P.G. & Abiodun, B.J. 2013. The impact of climate change on the Niger River Basin hydroclimatology, West Africa. Climate Dynamics. 40(1-2):81-94. DOI:10.1007/s00382-012-1498-6.

Abiodun, B.J., Adeyewa, Z.D., Oguntunde, P.G., Salami, A.T. & Ajayi, V.O. 2012. Modeling the impacts of reforestation on future climate in West Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 110(1-2):77-96. DOI:10.1007/s00704-012-0614-1.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J. & Lischeid, G. 2012. Spatial and temporal temperature trends in Nigeria, 1901-2000. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. 118(1-2):95-105. DOI:10.1007/s00703-012-0199-3.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J., Olukunle, O.J. & Olufayo, A.A. 2012. Trends and variability in pan evaporation and other climatic variables at Ibadan, Nigeria, 1973-2008. Meteorological Applications. 19(4):464-472. DOI:10.1002/met.281.

Abiodun, B.J., Gutowski, W.J., Abatan, A.A. & Prusa, J.M. 2011. CAM-EULAG: A non-hydrostatic atmospheric climate model with grid stretching. Acta Geophysica. 59(6):1158-1167. DOI:10.2478/s11600-011-0032-2.

Gbobaniyi, E.O., Abiodun, B.J., Tadross, M.A., Hewitson, B.C. & Gutowski, W.J. 2011. The coupling of cloud base height and surface fluxes: A transferability intercomparison. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 106(1-2):189-210. DOI:10.1007/s00704-011-0421-0.

Fasona M, Tadross M, Abiodun B.J., Omojola A 2011. Local Climate Forcing and Eco-Climatic Complexes in the Wooded Savannah of Western Nigeria. Natural Resources 2, 155-166

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J. & Lischeid, G. 2011. Rainfall trends in Nigeria, 1901-2000. Journal of Hydrology. 411(3-4):207-218. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.09.037.

Abiodun, B.J., Pal, J.S., Afiesimama, E.A., Gutowski, W.J. & Adedoyin, A. 2008. Simulation of West African monsoon using RegCM3 Part II: Impacts of deforestation and desertification. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 93(3-4):245-261. DOI:10.1007/s00704-007-0333-1.

Abiodun, B.J., Prusa, J.M. & Gutowski Jr., W.J. 2008. Implementation of a non-hydrostatic, adaptive-grid dynamics core in CAM3. Part I: Comparison of dynamics cores in aqua-planet simulations. Climate Dynamics. 31(7-8):795-810. DOI:10.1007/s00382-008-0381-y.

Abiodun, B.J., Gutowski Jr., W.J. & Prusa, J.M. 2008. Implementation of a non-hydrostatic, adaptive-grid dynamics core in CAM3. Part II: Dynamical influences on ITCZ behavior and tropical precipitation. Climate Dynamics. 31(7-8):811-822. DOI:10.1007/s00382-008-0382-x.

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J., Ajayi, A.E. & Van De Giesen, N. 2008. Effects of charcoal production on soil physical properties in Ghana. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 171(4):591-596. DOI:10.1002/jpln.200625185.

Omotosho, J.B. & Abiodun, B.J. 2007. A numerical study of moisture build-up and rainfall over West Africa. Meteorological Applications. 14(3):209-225. DOI:10.1002/met.11.

Ajayi, A.E., Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J. & Horta, I.D. 2007. Influence of spatial structure of soil hydraulic properties on surface runoff processes in West Africa. Journal of Environmental Hydrology. 15:1-14.

Afiesimama, E.A., Pal, J.S., Abiodun, B.J., Gutowski Jr., W.J. & Adedoyin, A. 2006. Simulation of West African monsoon using the RegCM3. Part I: Model validation and interannual variability. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 86(1-4):23-37. DOI:10.1007/s00704-005-0202-8.

Abiodun, B.J., Enger, L and Mohr M 2003. Modelling Air-Quality in Complex Terrain with Mesoscale and Dispersion models – Part II: Evaluation of a Dispersion Model. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 9, 397- 402.

Mohr M, Enger, L. and Abiodun, B.J. 2003. Modelling Air-Quality in Complex Terrain with Mesoscale and Dispersion models – Part I: Evaluation of a Mesoscale Model. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 9, 375-380.

Abiodun, B.J. & Enger, L. 2002. The role of advection of fluxes in modelling dispersion in convective boundary layers. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 128(583):1589-1607. DOI:10.1256/00359000260247372.

Abiodun, B.J. 2002. Sensitivity Comparison of two cloud parameterization schemes. Journal of Applied Sciences 5, 2646-2659



Abiodun, B.J., Naik, M., Mogebisa, T. & Makhanya, N. 2022. Potential impacts of global warming on water availability and hydroclimatic droughts in South African river basins. In Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources: Implications and Practical Responses in Selected South African Systems. Water Research Commission, South Africa, 47.

McClain, S.N., McMullen, C.P., Abiodun, B.J., Armiento, G., Bailey, R., Balasubramanian, R., Barra, R., Bowen, K.J., Crump, J., Dankelman, I. and De Pryck, K., 2019. Cross-cutting Issues. In Global Environment Outlook 6 (GEO-6) assessment. Cambridge University Press

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