Ms. Gladys Karegi Kianji

Kianji is a professional geologist specializing in Geophysics/Seismology. She is currently a Lecturer at the University of Nairobi with over 15 years working, teaching and research experience in various aspects of geology, geophysics (seismology) and the environment. She has eight (8) published papers and one master complete master supervision. She is currently pursing PhD in Geophysics/ Seismology and is nearing completion. Her core activities include teaching, research in geophysics/seismology and geo-exploration for mine development.

Ms. Gladys Karegi Kianji



Weinstein, A., EORTALWAGMCSS, Ebinger, C. ORTALWAGMSSC, Oliva, S. RTALWAGMSCM, Roecker, S. TALWAGMCMC, Tiberi, C. ALWAGMMCE, Aman, M. LWAGMCEJ, Lambert, C. WAGMEJS, Witkin, E. AGMJS, Albaric, J. GMS, Gautier, S. M, Muzuka, A. MKHI-KMFPMRGGR, Mulibo, G. KG, Kianji, G., Hadfield, R. I-KMFPMRFMR, Illsley-Kemp, F. MFPMRMRS, Msabi, M. FPMRRSJ, Ferdinand, R. PMRSJ, Peyrat, S. MRJ, Muirhead, J. R, Rodzianko, A., Fischer T.  Submitted.  Magmatic Co2 assisted rifitng in East Africa : seismicity of the Magadi-Natron-Manyara basins, Africa. Submitted to Tectonics. tectonics.
Plasman, M., Tiberi, C., Ebinger, C., Albaric, J., Peyrat, S., Déverchère, J., Le Gall, B., Tarits, P., Roecker, S., Wambura, R. MMAG, Wambura, R. MMAG, Wambura, R. MMAG, Mtelela, K. MKHPGMGS, Msabi, M. KHPGGSJ.  Submitted.  Lithospheric low-velocity zones associated with a magmatic segment of the Tanzanian Rift, East Africa. Geophyscical Journal International.
Muirhead, JD, Kattenhorn SA, Lee H, Mana S, Turrin BD, Fischer TP, Kianji G, Dindi E, Stamps DS.  Submitted.  Evolution of upper crustal faulting assisted by magmatic volatile release during early-stage continental rift development in the East African Rift. Geosphere. 12(6):1-31.



K, KG.  2016.  Status of seismicity and Kenya's National Data Center, 30th May 2016. National Data Center training and Workshop. , Vienna International Center, Austria
K, KG.  2016.  Review of seismic catalogues for Kenya and adjoining areas, 30th June 2016. GEM-AFRICA . , Jupiter Hotel and African Union Head quarters, Ethiopia
Kianji, G, Roberts R, Lund B, Shomali H, Barongo J, Mathu E.  2016.  Preliminary seismic catalogue for Kenya and adjoining areas, 1900-2014; Challenges and constraints.
  2016.  country and regional profiles of volcanic hazards and risks (Part one) Appendix B. GLOBAL VOLCANIC HAZARDS AND RISKS. , London: Cambridge Univeristy Pressglobal_hazards_and_risks-country_profile.pdf
Hyunwoo, L., James, D. M., Tobias, P. F., Cynthia, J.E., A.K S, Zachary, D.S., Kianji, G..  2016.  Massive and prolonged deep carbon emissions associated with continental rifting. Natural Geosciece. lee2016_ng_co2degassingear-_recent_publication-january_2016.pdf


Roecker, SW, Ebinger C, Tiberi C, Mulibo GD, Wambura RF, Muzuka A, Khalfan M, Kianji G, Gaulier S, Albraic J, Peyrat S.  2015.  Images of the East Africa Rift System from the Joint Inversion of Body Waves, Surface Waves, and Gravity: Investigating the Role of Magma in Early-Stage Continental Rifting, 19th NOV 2015. American Geophysical Union. , San Francisco
Ebinger, C, Muirhead J, Roecker S, Tiberi C, Muzuka A, Ferdinand R, Mulibo G, Kianji G.  2015.  Rift initiation with volatiles and magma, 2015. European Geophysical Union . , Vienna, Austria


Lambert, C, Murhead, J., Ebinger, C. J, Tiberi, C., Roecker SW, Ferdnard WR, Kianji, G., Mulibo, G.D..  2014.  The importance of magmatic fluids in continental rifting in East Africa, December 2014. American Geophysical Union. , San Francisco
Bendick, R, Fisseha S, Lewi E, Reilinger R, King R, Kianji G.  2014.  GPS Constraints on the Spatial Distribution of Extension in the Ethiopian Highlands and Main Ethiopian Rift, December 2014. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Volume: Eos, Trans. AGU 95, Fall Meet.. , San Francisco, CA,
Lee, H, Muirhead JD, Fischer T, Kattenhorn SA, Ebinger C, Thomas N, Kianji G, Ongu B.  2014.  Fault-related soil efflux of mantle-derived CO2 in the Magadi and Natron Basins, East African Rift, December 2014. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Volume: Eos, Trans. AGU 95, Fall Meet.. , San Francisco, CA,
Muirhead, J, Lee H, Fischer T, Kattenhorn SA, Ebinger C, Kianji G, Maqway M, Thomas N, Onguso B.  2014.  Fault-controlled fluid migration during early-stage continental rifting in the Magadi Basin, Kenya, December 2014. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Volume: Eos, Trans. AGU 95, Fall Meet. . , San Francisco, CA,
Macheyeki, AS, Chapola LS, Manhiça V, Chisambi J, Feitio P, Ayele A, Barongo J, Ferdinand RW, Ghebrebrhan O, Goitom B, Hlatywayo JD, Kianji GK, Marohbe I, Mulowezi A, Mutamina D, Mwano JM, Shumba B, andTumwikiri.  2014.  Active Fault Mapping in Karonga-Malawi after the December 19, 2009 Ms 6.2 Seismic Event..


Hawary, El., Yumoto, K., Yamazaki, Y., Mahrous, A., Ghamry, E., Meloni, A., Badi K, Kianji, G., Uiso CBS, Mwiinga N, Joao, L., Affluo, T., Sutcliffe, P.R., Mengestu, G., Baki, P., Abe, Ikeda, A., Fujimoto A.  2012.  Annual and semi-annual Sq variations at 960 MM MAGDAS I and II stations in Africa, Earth and planets Space. : Earth and planets space
Kianji, G.  2012.  SGL 407: Engineering Geology.
Kianji, G.  2012.  SGL 412: Seismology.


Takla, EM, Yumoto K, Cardinal MG, Abe S, Fujimoto A, Ikeda A, Tokunaga T, Yamazaki Y, Uo-zumi T, Mahrous A, Ghamry E, Mengistu G, Afullo T, Macamo JA, Joao L, Mweene H, Mwiinga N, Uiso C, Baki P, Kianji G, Badi K, Sutcliffe P, Palangio P.  2011.  A Study of Latitudinal Dependence of Pc 3-4 Amplitudes at 96o Magnetic Meridian Stations in Africa. Sun and Geosphere,. Vol. 6(2):67-72..


Nyamai, CM, Ngechu WM, Kianji G.  2010.  SGL 308: Introduction to Geological Field Mapping, 2010. :140., Nairobi: University of Nairobi
Midzi, V, Ayele, A., ESARSWG.  2010.  Determination of velocity models for the East and Southern Africa Region. Africa Geoscience Review. Vol.17(1):21-34.


Hawary, ELR, Yumoto K, Yamazaki Y, Mahrous A, Ghamry E, Meloni A, Badi K, Kianji G, Uiso CBS, Mwinge N, Joao L, Affluo T, Malinga S, Mengeshtu G, Baki P.  2009.  Annual and semi-annual Sq variations at 960 MM MAGDAS I and II stations in Africa, Earth and planets Space. URSI/COSPAR INTERNATIONAL REFERENCE IONOSPHERE WORKSHOP. :32-33., KOGOSHIMA, JAPAN


Mulwa, JK, Gaciri, S.J., Barongo, J.O., Opiyo-Akech, N., Kianji GK.  2005.  Geological and structural influence on Groundwater Distribution and Flow in Ngong area, Kenya,. AJST. 6(1):105-115.


Kianji, GK.  2004.  Investigations on the Seismicity of Kenya using the University of Nairobi Seismic Network. (Dr Ibs-von-Seht Malte, Prof, Justus Barongo, Eds.)., Nairobi: Nairobi


Kianji, GK.  2003.  Earthquake Observation in Kenya; Case study for the period November 1999 to may 2002. Bull. Int. Inst. Seismol. Earthq. Eng.. VOL.37:23-36.

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