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Rabetokotany Rarivoson Nantenaina Volamahefa

Country of origin: Madagascar Currently in: Madagascar, Antananarivo General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Doctorate Engineering sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Engineering sciences

I am working on organic waste characterization by using near infrared spectroscopy or modelling with their chemical characteristics. I am doing some researches about transforming waste-to-energy. I am working on soil organic carbon stocks in order to mitigate climate change.

Research Keywords: 
Soil organic carbon
Near infrared spectroscopy
Organic Carbon Stock
Organic waste
Waste-to-energy

Publications resulting from Research: 


International Peer Reviewed Publications
1-A. Andriamananjara, J. Hewson, H. Razakamanarivo, R. H. Andrisoa, N. Ranaivoson, N. Ramboatiana, M. Razafindrakoto, N. Ramifehiarivo, M-P. Razafimanantsoa, L. Rabeharisoa, T. Ramananantoandro, A. Rasolohery, N. Rabetokotany, T. Razafimbelo (2016) "Land cover impacts on above ground and soil carbon stocks in Malagasy rainforest" in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment ISSN 0167-8809, Volume 233, 2016, pp.1-15
2- A. Andriamananjara, N. Ranaivoson, T. Razafimbelo, J. Hewson, N. Ramifehiarivo, A. Rasolohery, R.H. Andrisoa, M. A. Razafindrakoto, M-P. Razafimanantsoa, N. Rabetokotany, R. H. Razakamanarivo (2017) « Towards a better understanding of soil organic carbon variation in Madagascar » in European Journal of Science, ISSN 1365-2389, doi: 10.1111/ejss.12473

National Peer Reviewed Publication
1- J. Rajomalahy, L. Andrianaivo, M. V. Andriamifidisoa, H. Ramamonjisoa, & N. V. Rarivoson (2017) "Modélisation de flux de chaleur pour l’utilisation géothermique" in Mada-Hary, ISSN 2410-0315, Volume 6, 2017, pp.1-11.

Book Chapter
1-S. Joncoux, L. Thuriès, S. Tounkara, N. Rabetokotany (2016) « Réglementation et politiques publiques-Le point de vue du législateur et du politique » in Le recyclage des résidus organiques-Regards sur une pratique agro-écologique, Editions QUAE, Versailles, France, ISSN 2115-1229, Novembre 2016, pp.31-48.

International Conference Proceedings-Oral Communications
1-L. Thuriès, A. Prada-Navarro, N. Rabetokotany-Rarivoson (2010) “Urban and livestock waste in tropics: characterization and modeling of their transformation in soil to better choose their potential utilization”, FAO International Symposium, Dakar, Sénégal, 6-9 December 2010
2-N.Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, L. Thuriès, D.Masse, M. Pansu, F. Rakotoarivelo, M. Rabibisoa, T. Razafimbelo (2011) « Matières Organiques Exogènes en milieu tropical: quels potentiels agronomiques? », Corus Aires-Sud Agronomie et Ecosystème, Antananarivo, Madagascar, 21-25 March 2011.
3-N. Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, L. Thuriès (2012) “Caractériser les matières organiques exogènes pour choisir leurs voies de valorisation”, Biomasse et Energie, Tampon, La Réunion, 30 May – 1st June 2012
4-N.Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, L. Thuriès, D. Masse, M. Pansu, T. Razafimbelo (2012) “Malagasy urban and livestock waste: characterization and modeling of their transformation in soil”, Orbit 2012, Rennes, France, 12 – 15 June 2012
5-Rabetokotany-Rarivoson N., Razafimbelo T., Masse D., Thuriès L. (2013) “Agricultural and urban waste in tropical area: The help of Near Infrared Spectroscopy for better orientate their valorization between soil fertilization or energy production”, 15th RAMIRAN international conference, Versailles, France, 3-5 June 2013
6-Hutte M., Rabetokotany-Rarivoson N., Moussard G., Thuriès L., Bravin M. (2013) “Putative role of trace elements and soil chemical properties in the induction or mitigation of rhizotoxicity in tropical soils amended with organic wastes” 15th RAMIRAN international conference, Versailles, France, 3-5 June 2013.
7-Rabetokotany-Rarivoson N., Bastianelli D., Bonnal L., Thuriès L. (2013) “Estimation of energy potential of green waste from chemical composition or from direct near infrared spectroscopy measurement”, ICNIRS 2013, La Grande Motte, France, 3-7 June 2013
8-Ramboatiana N., Andriamananjara A., Andrisoa Riana Hary, Saneho T., Razafimbelo T., Razafimanantsoa M. P., Rasolohery A., Hewson J., Ramifehiarivo N., Rabetokotany-Rarivoson N., Ramananantoandro T., Razafimahatratra A.R., Rajoelison G., Rabeharisoa L., Miasa E., Razakamanarivo H. (2015) “Assessing aboveground and soil carbon storage under preserved forested area in Madagascar to address climate change: case of Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor (CAZ)”, XIVth World Forestry Congress, Durban, South Africa, 7-11 September 2015
9-Rabetokotany-Rarivoson N., Andriamananjara A., Razafimbelo T., Ramifehiarivo N., Ramboatiana N., Razafimanantsoa M. P., Razafimahatratra H., Rabeharisoa L., Bernoux M., Brossard M., Albrecht A., Winowiecki L., Vagen T., Grinand C., Vaudry R., Rakotoarijaona J-R., Rahagalala P., Rasolohery A., Parany L., Bürren C., Saneho T., Miasa E., Razakamanarivo H. (2015) “Changes in soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks after forest conversion in humid ecoregion of Madagascar”, XIVth World Forestry Congress, Durban, South Africa, 7-11 September 2015
10-Nantenaina Volamahefa Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, Laurent Thuriès (2019) « Estimation of moisture, total nitrogen and total organic carbon in tropical livestock manures: Application of near infrared spectroscopy on wet and dry samples», 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Mauritius, 2-4 juillet 2019

International Conference Proceedings-Posters
1-N. Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, L. Thuriès, D. Masse, M. Pansu, T. Razafimbelo (2012) “Urban and livestock waste from Reunion Island: characterization and modeling of their transformation in soil”, Eurosoil 2012, Bari, Italy, 2- 6 July 2012
2-N. Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, T. Razafimbelo, D. Masse, L. Thuriès (2013) “Rapid Analysis of Animal Manure using Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy: Application in Tropical Environment”, International Conference on Solid Waste 2013: Innovation in technology and management, Hong Kong, 5-8 May 2013
3-N. Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, L. Thuriès, D. Masse, M. Pansu, T. Razafimbelo (2013) “Exogenous organic matter from agricultural and urban origins in temperate and tropical areas: usefulness of TAO to model the transformations in soil”, 15th RAMIRAN international conference, Versailles, France, 3-5 June 2013.
4-N. Rabetokotany-Rarivoson, L. Thuriès, L. Chapuis-Lardy, M. Rabenarivo, L. Rajhonson, T. Razafimbelo (2013) “Nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions of soils amended with exogenous organic matter (EOM) from agricultural and urban activities in tropical areas”, 15th RAMIRAN international conference, Versailles, France, 3-5 June 2013







Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching
I am the Head of Petroleum Engineering Department at the Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique d'Antananarivo, Université d'Antananarivo. I am doing research about waste characterization for waste-to-energy production.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Mauritius 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change
2019 Antananarivo, Madagascar Journées des IST
2019 Antananarivo, Madagascar Qualité et Valorisation des Produits Agricoles
2018 Antsiranana, Madagascar Forum National sur les Energies renouvelables et l'Environnement
2018 Antananarivo, Madagascar Recherche collaborative et multidisciplinaire, Sciences Appliquées et Fondamentales, Académie Malagasy
2016 Antananarivo, Madagascar 3ème Salon de la Recherche au service de l'Economie et de l'Emploi
2016 Antsiranana, Antananarivo 3ème Congrès International Plasma-Energie
2015 Durban, South Africa XIVth World Forestry Congress
2013 La Grande Motte, France International Conference on Near Infrared Spectroscopy
2013 Versailles, France RAMIRAN International Conference
2012 Rennes, France Orbit
2012 Tampon, La Réunion Biomasse et Energie
2011 Antananarivo, Madagascar Agronomie et Ecosystème
2012 Bari, Italy Eurosoil 2012
2013 Hong Kong International Conference on Solid Waste 2013: Innovation in technology and management

Presentation given

2019
«Etude comparative de la production de biodiesel à partir des huiles végétales de Madagascar »
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Event: Colloque Qualité et Valorisation des Produits Agricoles
2019
« Quelles caractéristiques chimiques pour la prédiction du pouvoir calorifique supérieur (PCS) de résidus organiques en milieu tropical?»
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Event: Journées des IST
2019
« Estimation of moisture, total nitrogen and total organic carbon in tropical livestock manures: Application of near infrared spectroscopy on wet and dry samples»
Mauritius
Event: 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change
2018
« Prédictions de carbone et d’azote dans les effluents d’élevage de Madagascar : Performances des spectroscopies proche infrarouge versus moyen infrarouge »
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Event: Recherche collaborative et multidisciplinaire, Sciences Appliquées et Fondamentales, Académie Malagasy
2015
Tentative de classification des MOEx en milieu tropical par la méthode multicritère SIRIS en vue d'orienter leur usage agronomique et/ou énergetique
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Event: Journées des Jeunes Chercheurs
2015
“Changes in soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks after forest conversion in humid ecoregion of Madagascar”
Durban, South Africa
Event: XIVth World Forestry Congress
2013
“Estimation of energy potential of green waste from chemical composition or from direct near infrared spectroscopy measurement
La Grande Motte, France
Event: ICNIRS
2013
“Putative role of trace elements and soil chemical properties in the induction or mitigation of rhizotoxicity in tropical soils amended with organic wastes"
Versailles, France
Event: RAMIRAN
2013
“Agricultural and urban waste in tropical area: The help of Near Infrared Spectroscopy for better orientate their valorization between soil fertilization or energy production”
Versailles, France
Event: RAMIRAN
2012
“Malagasy urban and livestock waste: characterization and modeling of their transformation in soil”
Rennes, France
Event: ORBIT
2012
“Caractériser les matières organiques exogènes pour choisir leurs voies de valorisation”
Tampon, La Réunion
Event: Biomasse et bioénergie
2011
« Matières Organiques Exogènes en milieu tropical: quels potentiels agronomiques? »
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Event: Corus Aires-Sud Agronomie et Ecosystème