Dr. Arthur W. Sichangi

Designation: Senior Lecturer
School/Institute: Institute of Geomatics, GIS and Remote Sensing
Department: Geomatics and Geospatial Information Systems
Email: arthur.sichangi@dkut.ac.ke

Academic Background

Qualification Institution Year
PhD in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 2016
MSc Geospatial Information Systems & Remote Sensing JKUAT 2013
BSc Geomatic Engineering & Geospatial Information systems JKUAT 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Geomatics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Satellite Altimetry


  • Karani, J., Sichangi, A. W., & Gachari, M. (2022). Forest Fire Monitoring using GIS: Case Study of Mt. Kenya Forest Reserve. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 85(1-4), 15.
  • Aduvukha, G. R., Abdel-Rahman, E. M., Sichangi, A. W., Makokha, G. O., Landmann, T., Mudereri, B. T., . . . Dubois, T. (2021). Cropping Pattern Mapping in an Agro-Natural Heterogeneous Landscape Using Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-1 Satellite Datasets. Agriculture, 11(6), 530.
  • Johanna A. Wanjala, Sichangi A.W., Charles N. Mundia & Makokha G.O.  (2020). Establishing the Relationship between Dry Season Inundation Variation, Land Surface Temperature and Land Cover Dynamics in River Yala Basin and Yala Swamp. Modeling Earth systems and Environment. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-020-00816-8
  • Edwin Gitobu Mwobobia, Sichangi A. W., & Kuria B. Thiong’o (2019). Characterization of Wheat Production Using Earth-Based Observations: A case study of Meru County, Kenya. Earth System and Environment. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-019-00699-4
  • L. Wang, Sichangi A. W., T. Zeng, X. Li, Z. Hu & M. Genanu (2019). “New methods designed to estimate the daily discharges of rivers in the Tibetan Plateau”. Science Bulletin. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scib.2019.03.015
  • Jacob Joseph Ochieng Ouko, Moses K. Gachari, Sichangi A.W & Victor Alegana (2019). “GIS-Based Evaluation of Spatial Accessibility to Maternal Health Facilities in Siaya County, Kenya”. Journal of Geographical Research. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1745-5871.12339
  •  Sichangi A.W, Lei Wang & Zhidan Hu (2018). Estimation of river discharge exclusively from remote sensing- derived data: Method development and validation. Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol 10 (9), 1385.
    Doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10091385
  • Ruth Khatioli Sirengo, Charles N Mundia & Sichangi A.W (2018). “Modeling Land Degradation trends in Migori County”. SSRG International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science (SSRG- IJAES). V5(2), 32-44.
    Doi: 10.14445/23942568/IJAES-V5I2P105
  • Ruth Beth Mutsotso, Sichangi A. W & Godfrey O. Makokha (2018). “Spatial- Temporal drought characterization in Kenya from 1987 to 2016”. Advances in Remote Sensing, Vol 7, 125-143. https://doi.org/10.4236/ars.2018.72009
  • Sichangi A.W & Godfrey O. Makokha (2017). “Monitoring water depth, surface area and volume changes in Lake Victoria by integrating a bathymetry map and remote sensing data during 1993- 2016”. Modeling Earth Systems & Environment. Vol 3 (2), 533-538.
  • Catherine Changwony, Sichangi A.W & Moses Murimi Ngigi (2017). “Using GIS and Remote Sensing in assessment of water scarcity in Nakuru County, Kenya”. Advances in Remote Sensing, Vol 6, 88-102.
  • Benjamin M.A. Siro & Sichangi A.W (2017). “Analysis of the Impact of New Road Infrastructure Development on Urban Sprawl and Modelling Using Remote Sensing-Thika Road superhighway and Eastern bypass of the Nairobi Metropolitan, Kenya)”.  IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) Vol 11(3), 41- 49.
  • Asenath Akeyo Omolo, Sichangi A.W & Ronald Owino Abach (2017). “Land suitability study for sugarcane growing in Tana River county”. International Journal of Current Research in Life Sciences, Vol 6(12), 772- 775.
  • Anne M. Mwangi, David Kuria & Sichangi A. W (2017). “A Web Based Automation of Cadastral Survey Workflow and File Tracking System”. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics. Vol. 5 (2), 59-64.
  • Sichangi A.W, Lei Wang, Kun Yang, Deliang Chen, Zhongjing Wang, Xiuping Li, Jing Zhou, Wenbin Liu & David Kuria (2016) “Estimating continental river basin discharges using multiple remote sensing data sets”. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol 179, 36- 53.
  • Sichangi A. W & Lei Wang (2016) “Estimating river discharges using multiple remote sensing data sets: an initial attempt for continental river basins”. EGU General Assembly 2016. Vienna, Austria, April 2016, Vol. 18, EGU2016-3743-1, 2016.
  • Sichangi, A. W. & Musiega, D. E. (2013) “Supply chain management using GIS, a case study of Coca cola company”. International Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Devolopment, Vol 1(1).

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Graduate Member- ISK