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Dr Isaac Kwadwo Nti

IT and Business Tutor

Dr Isaac Kwadwo Nti is a lecturer at the NorthTec International Auckland Campus teaching software development and business computing, as well as the Research Committee Representative for the Auckland International Campus.

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems.

  • Land Use and Cover Change modelling.

  • Data mining 

  • Environmental Modelling

Current Research

  • Land Use and Cover Change Modelling using Deep Learning

  • Modelling of the Impact of Mining Sites and Post Reclamation on water balance components


  • Awotwi, A. and Nti, I. K.(n.d) Modelling the Impact of Mining Sites, Post-Reclamation on Water Balance Components and Sediment Yield Journal of Hydrology (in submission)

  • Buah, G. and Nti, I. K. (2019) Real-time monitoring of nitrate in groundwater using. ITP Research Symposium 2019 Napier.

  • Awotwi, A.,Kumi, M., Jansson, P. E., Yeboah, F., and Nti, I. ( 2015). Predicting hydrological response to climate change in the White Volta catchment, West Africa. Journal of Earth Science & Climatic Change 6:1–7. doi:10.4172/2157-7617.1000249

  • Nti, I., Sallis, P., (2014). Geospatial Workflow process for modelling complex land use cover change. In: Ames, D.P., Quinn, N.W.T., Rizzoli, A.E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, June 15-19, 2014 San Diego, California, USA. ISBN: 978-88-9035-744-2

  • Nti,  I.  K., and  Sallis, P. (2013).  Geospatial  Modelling of Complex Land  Use  Cover Change: How to Determine the Adequacy and Significance of Variables. In A. Moore & P. A. Whigham (Eds.), Proceedings of the SIRC NZ Conference. Presented at the SIRC NZ - GIS and Remote Sensing Research Conference.

  • Nti, I. and Sallis, P. (2012). Modelling Dynamic Land-Use/Cover Change in Auckland Region.  Fourth  Digital  Earth  Summit,  Wellington,  New  Zealand,  2-4 September 2012.

  • Owusu-Banahene W., Nti I., and Sallis P. (2011). Integrating geo-spatial information infrastructure into conservation and management of wetlands in Ghana. Second International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation, 2011. 24 & 27-28 JANUARY 2011, Kuala  Lumpur,  Malaysia  & Phnom Penh, Cambodia ISMS2011. ISBN 978-0-7695-4336-9/11 © 2011 IEEE DOI 10.1109/ISMS. 2011.24. pp. 91-94.

  • Hock,  B.,  Nti,  I.  and  Sallis,  P.  (2010). Geovisualisation  of  land  use  in  rivers: visualisations  of  the  downstream  effects  of  the  rural  lands  of  New  Zealand . GeoCart’2010 and ICA Symposium on Cartography, Auckland, New Zealand, 1 -3 September 2010.

  • Owusu-Banahene, W., Nti, I.K. and Sallis, P.J. Developing a Geo-spatial Information Framework to Facilitate National Identification System (NIS) in Ghana, Computer Modeling and Simulation (EMS), 2010 Fourth UKSim European Symposium on , vol., no., pp.68-74, 17-19 Nov. 2010. doi: 10.1109/EMS.2010.112

  • Nti, I., Sallis, P. and Shanmuganathan, S. (2009). Landscape visualisation for frost events  in  vineyards.   New  Zealand  Postgraduate   Conference   20-21  Nov  09, Wellington, New Zealand. (The above poster had been awarded the "University of Canterbury award for  outstanding  visual presentation" in the NZ Post Graduate Conference, 2009).

  • Nti, K., Sallis, P. and Shanmuganathan, S. (2009). A review on techniques applied to modelling, simulating and  visualising evolution of physical landscape . 2009 International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation. pp. 54-58.