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  • 1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF FLOODING ON AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES AND ITS ENVIRONS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study This study focuses on the environmental impacts of flooding on agricultural activities in Kwale and its environs. Flooding has been a long term issue which affects the inhabitants of Kwale. In many natural systems, floods play an important role in maintaining key ecosystem functions and biodiversity. They link the river with the land surrounding...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  13 engagements | 

  • 2. HEAVY METAL CONCENTRATION IN WASTE DUMPSITES IN EKPRI NSUKARA, FOUR LANES AND US...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.0 Background of the studyLand pollution by the component of refuse such as heavy metals has been of great concern in the last decades because of their health hazards to man andother organisms when accumulated with a biological system (Adekunle et al., 2003). Also, the use of dump sites as farm lands is a common practice in urban and sub urban centers in Nigeria because of ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  33 engagements | 

  • 3. MANAGING STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AKWA IBOM STATE: A CASE ...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION2.0 Background of the Study State owned enterprises is one of the major resources that fostering economic growth and development of any given especially, in the developing world. Government owned enterprises may also be called public corporation. Public corporation is regarded as those government agencies backed by the state laws and charge with the responsibilities of utili...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  29 engagements | 

  • 4. ANALYSING THE IMPACT OF ARTISANAL GOLD MINING ON SOIL AROUND CHANCHAGA NORTH CEN...

    » Abstract The study examined some physical and chemical characteristics of soils in an unmonitored mining community in southwestern Nigeria. This study aimed at determining if the active (recently mined), abandoned mines, adjacent farmland, and a relatively less disturbed forest re growth region in the community exhibit significantly different or similar characteristics. The main hypothesis is that...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  30 engagements | 

  • 5. Application of the Electrical Resistivity Method in Groundwater Exploration

    » CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND Water is one of the essential necessities of nature, indispensible to all organic life and a necessary resource for livelihood; so therefore, its importance cannot be overemphasized. It is however alarming that this requisite resource is becoming scarce everyday due to booming industrialization and increasing population. According to WHO/UNICEF (2000), 1.1 ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  42 engagements | 

  • 6. Characterization and Delineation of Aquifer in Nigeria Rural Communities

    » Abstract Hydrogeological work was carried out to providing an alternative source of portable water supply to Omoku and its environs as their major source of water which is surface water had been contaminated/polluted by oil and gas exploration, exploitation and other anthropogenic activities in the area. To obtaining reliable data and achieving the aim, geoelectric sounding method and Schlumberger...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  29 engagements | 

  • 7. FUNCTIONS OF THE MINE INSPECTORATE; CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS (A CASE STUDY OF FE...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND OF THE STUDYMining in Nigeria has been in existence for over 2,400 years with first mining taking place in the form of craermining as experienced by the people in thecourse of seeking for natural resources within their community to satisfy their social and economic needs. This was the issue with the very old and datelesscivilizations as seen in the Nok Culture (34...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  94 engagements | 

  • 8. WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE HOUSEHOLD

    » ABSTRACT In Nigeria and particularly in Zaria city of Kaduna state, open dumping is still the most common household waste disposal method/practice. This type of practice is un hygienic and environmentally unfriendly. This research is aimed at effective household waste management practices in the study area. The research found that there are some other types of management or disposal method in prac...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  77 engagements | 

  • 9. THE SUBSURFACE MAPS AND THEIR EFFECTS IN THE OIL INDUSTRY

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Subsurface maps are perhaps the most important vehicle used to explore for undiscovered hydrocarbons and to develop proven hydrocarbon reserves. However, the subject of subsurface mapping is probably the least discussed of interpretation and the construction of structure/Isopach maps, yet most important aspect of petroleum exploration and development. As a field developed ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  81 engagements | 

  • 10. METHODS USED IN HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL DISCONTINUITIES IN THE ELECTRICAL PROPER...

    » Chapter One: Introduction The resistivity method is used in the study of the horizontal and vertical discontinuities in the electrical properties of the ground and also in the detection of three dimensional bodies of anomalous electrical conductivity. In the study of ground water movement in obubra area, the the resistivity method commonly employed are the electrical resistivity method. Electrical...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  85 engagements | 

  • 11. THE EFFECT OF GEOLOGY OF SOUTHERN AKOR AND ITS ENVIRONS

    » Chapter One: Introduction The geology of southern Akor and its environs lies within the Oban Massif, a component of the crystalline basement of Nigeria. The Nigeria crystalline basement in turn forms a part of the African crystalline basement and covers over 50% of the total land surface of Nigeria . The rock assemblages encountered and identified consists of mainly schists, gneisses, Amphibolite,...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  71 engagements | 

  • 12. THE INHIBITORY EFFECT OF METHYLENEBLUE ON THE CORROSION OF ALUMINIUM

    » ABSTRACTS Methylene blue, also known as methylthioninium chloride, is a medication and dye. As a medication, it is mainly used to treat methemoglobinemia. Specifically, it is used to treat methemoglobin levels that are greater than 30% or in which there are symptoms despite oxygen therapy. It has previously been used for cyanide poisoning and urinary tract infections, but this use is no longer rec...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  100 engagements | 

  • 13. ARSENIC POLLUTION OF THE SUBSURFACE WATER IN ONITSHA AND ENVIRONS, ANAMBRA STATE

    » ABSTRACTS Arsenic is a chemical element with symbol As and atomic number 33. Arsenic occurs in many minerals, usually in combination with sulfur and metals, but also as a pure elemental crystal. Arsenic is a metalloid. It has various allotropes, but only the gray form is important to industry. The primary use of metallic arsenic is in alloys of lead (for example, in car batteries and ammunition). ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  47 engagements | 

  • 14. EFFECTS OF ATLANTIC SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ON SEASONAL RAINFALL OVER SOME COAST...

    » ABSTRACTS Temperature is a physical quantity expressing hot and cold. Temperature is measured with a thermometer, historically calibrated in various temperature scales and units of measurement. The most commonly used scales are the Celsius scale, denoted in °C (informally, degrees centigrade), the Fahrenheit scale (°F), and the Kelvin scale. The kelvin (K) is the unit of temperature in the...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  43 engagements | 

  • 15. EXAMINING THE EFFECTS OF ANTHROPOENIC ACTIVITIES AND DOMESTIC WASTE ON SURFACE W...

    » Abstract The microbiological and organic pollutants characteristics of umuosoko stream in ikwuano local government area, Enugu state, Nigeria were carried out. Twenty water samples were collected from four different parts of the river. The pour plate technique was employed for the isolation of micro organisms. Colonial morphology, Gram staining and biochemical tests were used for identification an...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 16. QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF BOREHOLE, TAP WATERS IN ABEOKUTA

    » ABSTRACTS A borehole is a narrow shaft bored in the ground, either vertically or horizontally. A borehole may be constructed for many different purposes, including the extraction of water, other liquids (such as petroleum) or gases (such as natural gas), as part of a geotechnical investigation, environmental site assessment, mineral exploration, temperature measurement, as a pilot hole for install...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  60 engagements | 

  • 17. THE PROBLEM OF SOIL EROSION ON ARABLE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN ASABA AND IT’...

    » CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.1 INTRODUCTION Erosion is defined as the washing away of the top soil due to excessive rainfall resulting to surface run off or as a result of denudation and weathering processes. Agriculture as defined by Robert (2015) is the growing of crops and rearing of animals for man’s benefit. In view of the above definitions, it could be seen that agriculture de...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 18. THE EFFECT OF GEOLOGY EDUCATION ON INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Economic development and underdevelopment is one aspect of the uneven spatial distribution of economic activity. Geography has a huge impact on infrastructural development. Studies have shown that geography education has a direct effect on infrastructural development especially in developing countries such as Nigeria. Education is an important v...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  43 engagements | 

  • 19. THE ESTIMATE OF IMERI BITUMEN DEPOSIT (A CASE STUDY OF IMERI, OGUN STATE, NIGER...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The Petroleum industry has become the mainstay of the overall economy of Nigeria, accounting for about 90 per cent of the country’s foreign exchange earrings, about 20 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product, and about 85 per cent of the Federal Government collectable revenue. The demand for this back gold is fast increasing worldwide. Figure 1.1, from Purvin &...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  40 engagements | 

  • 20. PROBLEMS LAND DISPUTE ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN OGBE-IJAW COMMUNITY, ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Land is the basis for every form of physical development and constitutes the primary medium for food production, for the provision of sheets and utilities, for the manufacture of goods and the establishment of institutions to support the basic needs of modern communities (Lanus ad Olufemi 2006). Ukaejiofor (2009) posited that land at the heart o...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  49 engagements | 

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