A Study Of The Application Of Information Systems In The Prevention Of Pollution In The Maritime Industry

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ABSTRACT
Over the years there have been stories of notorious oil spillages in the Niger Delta regions of the country, deposition of deadly industrial wastes into the seas at Lagos Lagoons and beaches, deposition of Biological and medical wastes in the Nigerian sea borders etc. which have led to death of sea and land animals including man in most cases as well as other environmental hazards; yet the perpetrators’ of such dastardly acts are most times not apprehended or adequately punished. 
Such situations and occurrence as described above has high degree adverse effect on nature generally either on short term or long term basis. 
Therefore prevention of such situations from occurring is best advocated for instead of control and management. 
It is to this extent that only high technological expert systems such as Maritime information systems with accurate data processing, storage, retrieval and simulation as well as precise results and outputs can be used in effective protection of the Maritime environment and prevention of pollution occurrence in the country.     
The research design employed in this work was a survey descriptive type in which means, frequency and percentages all in a tabular format were used in the analysis of data gathered from the respondents encountered in the process. The respondents used in the study were made up of 15 senior staffs and 33 junior staffs gathered from 5 departments of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Lagos.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE
DEDICATION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
ABSTRACT
TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF TABLE
CHAPTER ONE 
1.0 INTRODUCTION 
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 
1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 
1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 
1.6 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.7 LIMITATION OF THE STUDY
1.8 DEFINITION OF TERMS 

CHAPTER TWO 
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
CONCEPTUAL REVIEW: INFORMATION SYSTEM AND MARITIME INFORMATION SYSTEMS
2.1. INFORMATION SYSTEM
2.2 INTER-RELATIONSHIPS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN VARIOUS FIELDS OF ENDEAVOUR
2.3 TYPES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
2.4 COMPONENTS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
2.5 INFORMATION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
2.6 MARINE INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MARIS)
2.7 ROLES OF MARITIME INFORMATION SYSTEM IN COASTAL PROTECTION
2.8 INTEGRATION OF MARITIME INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN POLLUTION PREVENTION
MARINE POLLUTION AND PREVENTION IN NIGERIA
2.9 MARINE POLLUTION
2.9.1 TYPES AND MAJOR GLOBAL OF MARINE POLLUTION
2.9.2 MAJOR MARINE POLLUTANTS - METALS
2.9.3 MAJOR MARINE POLLUTANTS- SOLID WASTE
2.9.4 MAJOR MARINE POLLUTANTS - BIOLOGICAL
2.9.5 SOURCES OF POLLUTION FROM LAND
2.9.6 SOURCES OF MARINE POLLUTION IN NIGERIA
2.9.7 IMPACTS OF MARINE POLLUTION
2.9.8 COST OF MARINE POLLUTION
2.10 SOLUTIONS TO POLLUTION
REFERENCE

CHAPTER THREE
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN 
3.2 POPULATION 
3.3 INSTRUMENT FOR DATA COLLECTION 
3.4 METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION OF RESEARCH INSTRUMENT 
3.5 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS
 
CHAPTER FOUR
DATA PRESENTATION AND RESULTS 
4.1 RESEARCH QUESTION ONE 
4.1 RESEARCH QUESTION TWO 
4.2 RESEARCH QUESTION THREE 
4.3 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS 

CHAPTER FIVE
CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 CONCLUSION
5.2 RECOMMENDATIONS 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
QUESTIONNAIRE

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