Lawrence Awosika

  • Capacity: Member Emeritus
  • Country: Nigeria


Lawrence F. Awosika is a marine geophysicist with the Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR) Lagos. He holds a BSc in geology from Howard University Washington DC., USA; MSc in geology with specialty in geophysics from George Washington University Washington DC., USA, and a PhD in applied geophysics from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife. Dr Awosika has over 25 years of national and international experience in marine and coastal surveys, EIAs, project management, and marine environmental issues. He has published over 60 national and international papers in the above areas. Dr. Awosika is a member and vice-chairman of the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS). He also serves as the technical expert/adviser on the Nigerian Extended Continental Shelf project. Mr. Awosika is currently a Member Emeritus of GESAMP.

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