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Photograph Dr ZangmoGhislain ZANGMO TEFOGOUM has been Research and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Dschang, from February 2010 to February 2012. From March 2012 to November 2013, he has been Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Hydraulics and Water Management in The Higher Institute of the Sahel of the University of Maroua. Further to the opening of the Faculty of Sciences in the same University, he has been transferred in December 2013 to the Department of Earth Sciences where he is Assistant Lecturer until now. After the IAG Regional Conference held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) in 2011, he created an informal Association of Geomorphologists to promoting geomorphological sciences in Cameroon. At that time, he has been successively designated as national representative of the Young Earth Scientists Network and the African Geoparks Network. He got the Ph.D degree in Earth Sciences at the University of Dschang in 2016.

He teaches courses of applied volcanology, geomorphology, magmatism, petrology of magmatic rocks and general geology.

He is interested in the Applied volcanology and Geotourism. Hence, his research focuses on:

  • Geoheritage, studying of geological patrimony on volcanic environments such as geomorphosites for geotouristic purposes;
  • Volcanic and geomorphological hazards, characterization and mapping of hazards and assessment of associated risks in volcanic areas.



Assistant Lecturer

Department of Earth Sciences

University of Maroua

P.O. Box 814 Maroua, Cameroon

Phone numbers: (+237) 696314271 / (+237) 674725597

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