(only BDU affiliated publication and SES members are in bold)


  1. Mohammedyasin, M. S.., Littke, R.,Wudie, G., & Zieger, L. 2020. SOURCE ROCK POTENTIAL AND DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF MIDDLE–UPPER JURASSIC SEDIMENTARY ROCKS, BLUE NILE BASIN, ETHIOPIA. Journal of Petroleum Geology, 43(4), 401-417. 
  2. Yenehun, A.,., Nigate, F.,., Belay, A.S.,Desta, M.T., Van Camp, and Walraevens, K.,2020. Groundwater recharge and water table response to changing conditions for aquifers at different physiography: The case of a semi-humid river catchment, northwestern highlands of Ethiopia. Science of The Total Environment, p.142243.
  3. Mituku, S.B., Omosanya, K.O., ;2020. Morphometric scaling of subsurface vent complexes : implications for a new classification scheme. Geo-Marine Lett.
  4. Getenet, M., García-ruiz, J.M., Verdugo-escamilla, C., ;2020. Mineral Vesicles and Chemical Gardens From Carbonate-Rich Alkaline Brines of Lake Magadi ,. Crystals 10, 1–22.
  5. Fenta, M.C., Anteneh, Z.L., Szanyi, J., Walker, D., 2020. Hydrogeological framework and groundwater quality assessment in volcanic aquifers; case of Dangila Town and the surrounding area, Northwest Ethiopia. Groundw Sustain Dev 11, 1–21. 
  6. Bawoke, G. T., & Anteneh, Z. L., 2020. Spatial assessment and appraisal of groundwater suitability for drinking consumption in Andasa watershed using water quality index (WQI) and GIS techniques: Blue Nile Basin, Northwestern Ethiopia. Cogent Engineering7(1).
  7. Nigate, F., Camp, M. Van, Yenehun, A., Belay, A.S., Walraevens, K., 2020. Recharge-discharge relations of groundwater in volcanic terrain of semi-humid tropical highlands of Ethiopia: The case of Infranz springs, in the Upper Blue Nile. Water 12.


  1. Belay, A.S., Fenta, A.A., Yenehun, A., Nigate, F., Tilahun, S.A., Moges, M.M., Dessie ,M., Adgo, E., Nyssen, J., Chen, M., Griensven, A.V., Walraevens, K. 2019.  Evaluation and Application of Multi-Source Satellite Rainfall Product CHIRPS to Assess Spatio-Temporal Rainfall Variability on Data-Sparse Western Margins of Ethiopian Highlands, Remote Sensing, 11(22), 2688.
  2. Alemu, M.M., Bawoke, G.T., 2019. Analysis of spatial variability and temporal trends of rainfall in Amhara region, Ethiopia. Journal of Water and Climate  Change.
  3. Bawoke, G.T., Anteneh, Z.L., Kehali, A.T., Mohammedyasin, M.S., Wudie, G. 2019. Hydrogeochemical and isotopic signatures of groundwater in the Andasa watershed, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Northwestern Ethiopia.  Journal of African Earth Sciences, 103617.
  4. Mohammedyasin, M.S., Wudie, G., 2019. Provenance of the Cretaceous Debre Libanos Sandstone in the Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia: Evidence from petrography and geochemistry. Sedimentary Geology, 379, 46-59.
  5. Mohammedyasin, M.S., Wudie, G., Anteneh, Z.L., Bawoke, G. T., 2019. Paleoredox conditions of the Middle-Upper Jurassic black shales in the Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 151, 136-145.
  6. Alemu, M.M., 2019. Analysis of spatio-temporal Land Surface Temperature and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index Changes in the Andassa Watershed, Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of Resources and Ecology, 10, 77-85
  7. Maregu, N., Nebere, L., Abeje, N., Desalegn, B., Yibka, T., 2019. Investigation of Radon concentrations and effective radium content in soils and dwellings of Wolaita Sodo Town, Ethiopia, Journal of Radiation and Cancer Research 10, 66-71


  1. Zerihun. M, Mohammedyasin. M.S, Sewnet. D, Adem. A.A, Lakew. Mindesilew. 2018. Assessment of soil erosion using RUSLE, GIS and remote sensing in NW Ethiopia. Geoderma Regional, 12, 83-90.
  2. Fenta, F., Yasuda, H., Shimizu, K., Ibaraki, Y., Haregeweyn, N., Kawai, T., Belay, A.S., Sultan, D., Ebabu, K., 2018. Evaluation of satellite rainfall estimates over the Lake Tana basin at the source region of the Blue Nile River, Atmospheric Research, 212, 43-53.
  3. Alemu, A., Mamaru, L.B., Habtu, N.G., Alula, M.T., Desta, M.T., 2018. Removal of chromium (VI) from aqueous solution using vesicular basalt: A potential low cost wastewater treatment system. Heliyon, 4(7), e00682


  1. Mohammedyasin, M.S., Desta, Z., Getaneh, W., 2017. Petrography and geochemistry of the primary ore zone of the Kenticha rare metal granite-pegmatite field, Adola Belt, Southern Ethiopia: Implications for ore genesis and tectonic setting. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 134, 73-84.
  2. Yenehun, A., Walraevens, K., Batelaan, O. 2017. Spatial and temporal variability of groundwater recharge in Geba basin, Northern Ethiopia, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 134, 198-212,
  3. Nigate, F., Ayenew, T., Belete, W., Walraevens, K. 2017. Chapter 7: Overview of the Hydrogeology and Groundwater Occurrence in the Lake
    Tana Basin, Upper Blue Nile River Basin, In: Social and Ecological System Dynamics, AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series, Springer International Publishing Switzerland
  4. Abebe, W.B., G/Michael, T., Leggesse, E.S., Beyene, B.S., Nigate, F., 2017. Chapter 5:Climate of Lake Tana Basin, In: Social and Ecological System Dynamics, AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series, Springer International Publishing Switzerland
  5. Fenta, F., Yasuda, H., Shimizu, K., Haregeweyn, N., Kawai, T., Sultan, D., Ebabu, K., Belay, A.S. 2017. Spatial distribution and temporal trends of rainfall and erosivity
    in the Eastern Africa region. Hydrological Processes. 31, 4555–4567
  6. Fenta, F., Yasuda, H., Haregeweyn, N., Belay, A.S., Hadush, Z., Gebremedhin, M.A, 2017.The dynamics of urban Expansion and land use/land cover changes using remote sensing and spatial metrics: the case of Mekelle City of Northern Ethiopia. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38(14), 4107-4129


  1. Mohammedyasin, M.S., Lippard, S., Omosanya, K.O., Johansen, S.E., 2016. Deep-seated faults and hydrocarbon leakage in the Snøhvit Gas Field, Hammerfest Basin, Southwestern Barents Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, 160-178.
  2. Nigate, F., Camp, M.V., Kebede, S., Walraevens, K. 2016. Hydrologic interconnection between the volcanic aquifer and springs, Lake Tana basin on the Upper Blue Nile. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 121, 154-167,


  1. Desta, M.T., Ishiwatari, A., Machi, S., Arai, S., Tamura, A., Ledneva, G.V. Sokolov, S.D., Moiseev, A.V., Bazylev, B.A. 2015. Petrogenesis of Triassic gabbroic and basaltic rocks from Chukotka, NE Russia: Eastern end of the ‘arc-type’ Siberian LIP? Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 100, 249-275 


  1.  Ayenew, T., GebreEgziabher, M., Kebede, S., Mamo, S., 2013. Integrated assessment of hydrogeology and water quality for groundwater-based irrigation development in the Raya Valley, northern Ethiopia. Water Int 38, 480–492.