Sustainability Science Program

Godstime James

Godstime James

Period at SSP: Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
Appointment title at SSP: Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science
Research project title at SSP: Socioeconomic valuation of mangrove ecosystem and policy implications in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria
Faculty host at SSP: John Holdren
Final SSP progress report on file: Progress report
Documents produced drawing on fellowship research: Documents
Most recent institutional appointment on file: United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response Regional Support Office in Nigeria
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Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: July 29, 2013


James, Godstime. In press. "Economic Valuation of Mangroves in the Niger Delta: An interdisciplinary approach." CID Graduate Student and Research Fellow Working Paper No. 31. Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

James, Godstime. 2008. Assessment of Environmental Change and its Socio-economic Impacts in the Mangrove Ecological Zone of the Niger Delta. Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, in the subjects of Geosciences and Economics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO.

James, Godstime, Jimmy Adegoke, Ekechukwu Saba, Peter Nwilo, and Joseph Akinyede. 2007. Satellite based assessment of Mangrove ecosystem change in the Niger Delta. Journal of Marine Geodesy 30(3): 249-267.