Patience Bosompemaa

Patience Bosompemaa
  • PhD Student

Contact Info


Patience is a second year PhD student in Geology. She received her B.S and MPhil from University of Ghana in Geology in 2011 and 2015 respectively. She worked with the Ghana Geological Survey Authority for 2 years as a Geologist and Global Community for a year as a Hydrogeologist. She holds an M.S in hydrogeology from Illinois State University and her thesis focused on ‘Nitrate transport in the unsaturated zone’. Patience’s research interests are in water quality and sustainable water supply.

Project title: Developing an integrated assessment framework for future groundwater and surface water availability for the Central Arkansas River Basin (part of NSF-funded FEWtures project). Supervised by Dr. Mary Hill and Co-supervised by Dr Sam Zipper and Dr Andrea Brookfield.


M.S. in Hydrogeology, Illinois State University
M.Phil. Geology, University of Ghana
B.S. in Geology, University of Ghana

Selected Publications

Bosompemaa, P., Peterson, E. W., Perry, W., & Seyoum, W. M. (2021). Recycling of Nitrate and Organic Matter by Plants in the Vadose Zone of a Saturated Riparian Buffer. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution232(6), 1-14.

Jeremy M. Fontaine, Alexander Percy, Erasmus K. Oware, Patience Bosompemaa, Vincent Gbedzi and John W. Lane, Jr., (2018).’’Application of electromagnetic induction to develop a precision irrigation framework to facilitate smallholder dry season farming in the Nasia-Kparigu area of Northern Gh’’. SEG International Exposition and 88th Annual Meeting/ DIO 10.1190/segam2018- 2997867.1

Bosompemaa P, Yidana, S. M, & Chegbeleh, L. P., (2016). ‘’Analysis of transient groundwater flow through a stochastic modeling approach’’ Arab Journal Geosci (2016) 9:694DOI 10.1007/s12517-016- 2733-y.