Erasmus Barifaijo

Erasmus Barifaijo, BSc (Mak),MSc,(University of North Carolina), PhD(Mak)

Senior Lecturer

Contact: Makerere University

Department of Geology

P.o.Box 7062 Kampala

Publications

Barron, A., Druhan, R. M. and Barifaijo, E., 1985. Origin of the magnetic lineation associated with the Nutbush Creek fault, North Carolina. Proceedings of the conference of the Geological Society of America, Southeastern section, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

Barifaijo, E., 1986. Petrography, chemistry and origin of magnetite in the rocks of the Nutbush Creek fault zone and adjacent area. M.Sc. thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, 60p

Barifaijo, E., 2000. The geology and geochemistry of the Bufumbira alkaline volcanics southwestern Uganda and the mantle characteristics that produced such alkaline rocks. PhD thesis, Makerere University, 245p.

Barifaijo, E. and Kabanda, F., 2001. Mining and the current mineral target areas of Uganda. Proceedings of the workshop on challenges and perspectives of interdisciplinary geo-networks in East Africa, Kampala, Uganda. Documenta Naturae 136, 51-60.

Barifaijo, E., 2001. The petrology of the volcanic rocks of Uganda. Newsletter of the Geological Society of Uganda, 1, No.1, 42-49.

Barifaijo, E. and Muwanga, A., 2001. The utilisation of volcanic raw materials in Uganda. Newsletter of the Geological Society of Uganda, 1 No.1, 30-33.

Barifaijo, E., and Muhwezi, D.K., 2001. The need to introduce Geology as a teaching subject in the curriculum of advanced level schools in Uganda. Newsletter of the Geological Society of Uganda, 1 No.1, 15-17.

Muwanga, A. and Barifaijo, E., 2006. Impact of industrial activities on heavy metal loading and their physico-chemical effects on wetlands of Lake Victoria basin, Uganda. African Journal of Science and Technology (AJST), Science and Engineering Series, Vol.7, No.1, pp.51-63.

Mbonimpa, A.B., Barifaijo, E. and Tiberindwa, J.V., 2007. The potential for gold mineralisation in the greenstone belt of Busia District, South Eastern Uganda. African Journal of Science and Technology (AJST), Science and Engineering Series Vol. 7, No.2, pp.87-105.

Barifaijo, E., Owor, M. and Erima, G., 2008. Enrichment characteristics in the upper mantle xenoliths from the Bufumbira basaltic rocks, South Western Uganda. African Journal of Science and Technology (AJST) Science and Technology series, vol. 9, No. 1, pp.85-101

Kato, E and Barifaijo, E., 2007. The economic potential of Muko iron ore prospect, SouthWestern Uganda (submitted to AJST).

Barifaijo, E., Musisi, L.N., Muwanga, A., Nakavuma, J.L. and Opuda-Asibo, J., 2007. Heavy metal loading of wetlands around Lake Victoria in Uganda and its implications to antibiotic resistance in environmental E. Coli (submitted to AJST).

Kisolo, A. and Barifaijo, E., 2007. The geology and concentrations of uranium, thorium and radon gas in the rocks from Kilembe copper-cobalt mine and Sukulu carbonatite complex, Uganda (In press).

Link, K., Rosenthal, A., Pearson, D.G., Barifaijo, E., Tiberindwa, J., Nowell, G. and Foley, S.F., 2007. Geochemical constraints on the origin of silica-poor alkaline volcanic rocks in the Toro-Ankole and Bufumbira region of Western Uganda. In Abstracts volume of the conference on active volcanism and continental rifting with special focus on the Virunga North Kivu, DRC, November 19-21, 2007 in Luxembourg.

Link, K., Foley, S.F., Barifaijo, E. and Tiberindwa, 2008. Viened-pyroxenite xenoliths from the kamafugites in the Toro-Ankole region of Western Uganda: a window to a rift-related mantle? Abstract of poster presentation during the European Geological Union (EGU) international conference in Vienna, Austria, 2008.

Link, K., Barifaijo, E., Tiberindwa, J,. and Foley, S.F., 2008. Pyroxenite xenoliths from the silica-poor alkaline volcanic rocks in the Toro-Ankole region of Western Uganda. Abstract for a poster presentation during the kimberlite conference in Frankfurt Germany, August, 2008.