Environmental & Physical Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Environmental & Physical Sciences

The Challenges Experienced In Sewage Management In Bariadi Towii Council, Shinyanga Region ~Tanzania

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .11APPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTSTABLE OF CONTENTS VIILIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURESLIST OF ACRONy1~5 XIIDEFINITONS OF KEY TERMS XIIIABSTRACT XIVCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY 11.2 PRoBLEM STATEMENT 21.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 31.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 41.5 THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY 41.5.1 Subject scope ofthe study 41.5.2 Geographical scope ofthe study 51.6 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 7CHAPTER TWO 8LITERATURE REVIEW 82.1 CHARACTERISTICS AND ...

The Assessment Of The Implications Of Climate Change On Agricultural Production And Food Security: Case Study Of Katrile Sub County, Kaabong District, Uganda.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONDEDICATION iiAPPROVAL iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivLIST OF ACRONYMS xiCHAPTER ONE 1GENERAL INTRODUCTION 11.0 Introductions 11.2 Background of the study 21.3 PROBLEM STATEMENT 31.4 GENERAL OBJECTIVE 31.5 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES 41.6 Research questions 41.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 4CHAPTER TWO 6LITERATURE REVIEW 62.0 Literature Review 62.1 Climate Change in Perspective 62.2 Adaptation strategies towards the impacts of climate change 62.3 Agriculture and food security (includes crop a...

Effects Of Land Use Practices On Protected Areas (Case Of Lake Nakuru National Park)

ACRONYMSKenya Wildlife ServiceWorld Wildlife FundLake Nakuru National ParleNairobi National ParkKenya Agricultural instituteGreen House GasesLake Nakuru Conservation and Development ProjectEnvironmental Impact AssessmentEnvironmental AuditNAW ASSCO: Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company LimitedNSREP:LDC'S:UN:IUCN:ITCZ:NGOS:GDP:USS:EMCA:MCN:NEMP:Km:Nakuru Sewage Rehabilitation and Expansion ProjectLeast Developed CountriesUnited NationsInternational Union for the Conservation ofNature a...

The Impacts Of Deforestation On Rural Women Livelihood: A Case Study Of Kangema Dwision, Murang’a District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT A study on the impacts of deforestation on rural women livelihoods was carried out in Kangema division of Murang’a district in central Kenya. The reasons why on~farm sources of wood fuel were not enough, the impacts of deforestation on land productivity and measures that were employed to remedy deforestation were the main variables considered in the study. Data collection in the study included the use of photography, questionnaires, observation, interviewing and literature review. ...

Human Presence And Environment Degradation Of National Park. A Case Study Of Aberdare National Park In Kenya

LIST OF ACRONYMS EIA Environmental Impact Assessment FF1 Flora Fauna International 0 0 K Government of Kenya IUCN International Union Conservation ofNature KWS Kenya Wildlife Service NGO Non Governmental Organisation NEMA National Environmental Management Authority UNEP United Nation Environment Programme UNESCO United Nation Education, Scientific and Cultural organisation TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION APPROVAL DEDICATION iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv LIST OF ACRONYMS v TABLE OF CONTENTS vi LIST OF...

Pattern of Residential Mobility in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria

The study analyzed the residential mobility in Lokoja with a view to evolving predictable pattern of the factors influencing residential mobility in Lokoja Nigeria. A survey research method was adopted. Both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods were used. Collection of quantitative data was through oral interview and nonparticipant observation while quantitative data was collected using unstructured questionnaire and secondary sources such as books and journal articles. Study ...

AN APPRAISAL OF LANDHOLDING SIZE AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF RURAL HOUSEHOLDS: THE CASE OF ABAYI CHOMMAN WEREDA, OROMIA REGIONAL STATE

ABSTRACTThis Study looks at an appraisal of landholding size and socio-economic status of rural households, the case of AbayiChommanWereda, Oromia Regional State. The main objective of this study is to assess and appraise landholding size and the socio-economic status of the rural households in the study area. Both primary and secondary data were collected for this purpose. Descriptive statistics such as minimum, maximum, and mean were used to describe respondents in terms of family size, lan...

SMALLHOLDER FARMERS ADAPTATION STRATEGIES TO THE CONSEQUENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND VULNERABILITY IN GELANA WOREDA OROMIA REGION, ETHIOPIA

ABSTRACTThis study was aimed at Smallholder farmers’ adaptation strategies to the effect of climate change and vulnerability in Gelana Woreda, Oromia region, Ethiopia. A total of 156 households were sampled using random sampling methods. A household questionnaire survey, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and field observation was undertaken to collect primary data. Furthermore, 96.8% of the respondents perceived occurring of climate variability in the study area. The declin...

ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES RESIDUE IN COCOA BEANS (Theobroma cacao) AND SOILS OF COCOA PLANTATIONS IN ONDO STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the levels of organochlorine pesticide residues in both cocoa beans and soils of cocoa plantations in selected farms in Ondo State. Soil samples and cocoa pods were collected from four major farms in the State. The pesticide residues were extracted, cleaned up and analysed using Gas Chromatography-Electron Capture Detector (GC-ECD).In the analysed cocoa samples, the ranges of the mean concentrations of the organochlorine pesticides were: α-HCH (ND-0.094 mg/...

Effect of Genetic and Environmental Factors on Writing Development

ABSTRACTResearchers have identified sources of individual differences in writing across beginning and developing writers. The aim of the present study was to further clarify the sources of this variability by investigating the extent to which there are differences in genetic and environmental factors underlying the associations between lexical diversity, syntactic knowledge, and semantic cohesion knowledge in relation to writing. Differences were examined across two developmental phases o...

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND CLOUD COMPUTING ALTERING THE SEARCHING AND TRAINING OF INVOLVED URBAN PLANNING

ABSTRACTTechnological change has greatly impacted everyday life. In Finland, for example, Nokia and the mobile phone technology have enjoyed a similar position as a national vehicle for economic and social change, as the tractor in the Soviet Union, in the 1950 ́s. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have transformed the way people communicate and interact with one another. It has brought, not only new ways of socializing, consuming and producing services and experiencing place...

SMART GREEN EVENHANDED METROPOLIS ACTIONS AGAINST URBAN PLANNING IN EUROPEAN UNION

ABSTRACTToday development is related to globalization and transition to digital economy as well as to growing pressures on the environment and the society. As the proportion of the urban population is rapidly increasing, cities are becoming more and more the focus of these changes this paper. Most cities in the European Union (EU) are increasingly promoting smart green just actions, trying to learn from the experience of more advanced cities in this field. These actions obviously affect urban...

Three-Dimension Modelling of Urban Temperature Landmasses and Its Planning Consequences

ABSTRACTThe study adopted Thermal Infrared Remote (TIR) Sensing and Geospatial Information System (GIS) Techniques using LANDSAT TM, LANDSAT ETM and LANDSAT OLI sensors to acquire Urban Surface temperature data emitted by objects in the study area and store the information as a digital number (DN) thermal band (B6, B61 and B10) as well as secondary data acquired from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET). Urban Surface Temperature was obtained thro...

Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State

Abstract This study assessed impacts of climate change and its relations to air pollution on human health in Akure, Ondo State with focus on the Federal University of Technology, Akure. Data were generated from majorly primary sources through Air Quality Meter and questionnaire administrations and the meteorological station. A total of 121 respondents were drawn from the six sample points considered as the high activity areas of the in the town through a random sampling techniques. T...

Re-Thinking Engineering and Technology for Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Global Pandemic: Proceedings of the 2ND International Conference on Engineering and Environmental Scienc

PREFACE The second edition of the International Conference on Engineering and Environmental Sciences (ICEES 2021) was co-hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of Osun State University, Osogbo from 23rd-25th November, 2021. The Conference with the theme, “ReThinking Engineering and Technology for Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Global Pandemic” took place at a time the world is still re-adjusting to life in the COVID/post-COVID-19 e...


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