Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education (SMCoSE)
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Staff
Solomon Mahlangu College of Sciences and Education Laboratory
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Dr. Jilisa K. Mwalilino

Head of Department


Dr. Elisante Eliapenda

Full Name

Eliapenda Elisante Mariki (PhD)


Senior Lecturer

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·   PhD – Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Tanzania.

·   MSc University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

·   BSc University of Dar es Salaam

Research Interest

His research interests are in the field of biogeochemistry, climate change impacts and fate of contaminants in the aquatic environment.

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1        Elisante, E. and Muzuka, A. N. N. (2015) Assessment of Sources and Transformation of Nitrate in Groundwater on the Slopes of Mount Meru, Tanzania". Environ Earth Sci (2016) 75:1-15; DOI 10.1007/s12665-015-5015-1

2        Elisante, E. and Muzuka, A. N. N. (2015) 'Occurrence of nitrate in Tanzanian groundwater aquifers: A review. Applied Water Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s13201-015-0269-z.

3        Lowassa, A., Mahande, A. M., Mazigo, H. D., Mwang'onde, B. J., Msangi, S., Mahande, M. J., Kimaro, E. E., Elisante, E. and Kweka E. J. (2012). Social economic factors and malaria transmission in Lower Moshi, northern Tanzania. Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:129

4        Tungaraza, C., Eliapenda, E., Osewe, K. O. and Palapala, P. M. (2012). Long-term climate impact on the Lake Victoria region influences water level fluctuation and resource availability. International Journal of Environmental Sciences. 2, (3), 1717-1732

5        Ngassapa, F. N., Othman, O. C. and Elisante, E., (2010) Urban Dietary Heavy Metals Intake from Protein Foods and Vegetables in Dar Es Salaam. Tanzania Journal of Science Vol. 36, p 85-94.

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He is involved in teaching various courses relating chemistry and the environment at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA).

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