Environmental & Physical Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Environmental & Physical Sciences

Preliminary ESIA report for the construction of solar mini grid in Osi, Osun State

The successful execution of the project is expected to have both positive and negativeimpact on the physical, chemical and biological environment of the site for theproposed solar farm. Consequently, d-ExcelChris Renewable Energy Limited has beenconsulted to prepare a Preliminary ESIA in line with the World Bank Standard,Operational Performance Standards and International Finance Corporation (IFC), andalso the national and local regulations. The national regulation which is Nigerian EIA Act&n...

The movement of okada in urban cities

TABLE OF CONTENTSABSTRACTINTRODUCTIONEVOLUTION OF TRANSPORTATION                   HISTORY OF MOTORCYCLE (OKADA) IN NIGERIABEFORE THE COMING OF THE OPERATION OF MOTORCYCLEEMERGENCE OF COMMERCIAL MOTOCYCLE OPERATIONSOCIO–ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DRIVERS AND PASSENGERSTHE NATURE OF COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLE TRANSPORTPROBLEMS OF COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLE OPERATIONSSOLUTIONS TO DANGER CAUSED BY MOTORCYCLE(OKADA) RIDERS THE IMPACT (ECONMIC...

THE IMPACT OF OIL SPILLAGE ON THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (A CASE STUDY OF SAPELE, DELTA STATE)

ABSTRACTProspecting for oil in Nigeria started as far back as 1930s. Due to the economic reward from petroleum oil a lot of companies are scattered all over the Delta region of river Niger in quest of oil deposits. The act of oil prospecting  and production cannot continue without immense benefits to numerous parties as well as causing hazards and occasional damages to other parties. It is the light of this realization that this project investigated and identified the various effects and...

Best planning practice- paris, transportation.

•INTRODUCTION TO CITY. •MAIN TRENDS IN TRANSPORT. •TRANSIT MODES. •ROADS PLUS AVENUE CASE STUDY. •CYCLING-VELIB AND BIKE HIGHWAYS. •BUS AND BRT. •TRAM AND INTERCHANGE STATIONS- BEST PRACTICE. •BATOBUS- WATER TAXI. •PARIS METRO. •RER- REGIONAL EXPRESS RAIL NETWORK. ...

Compulsory land acquisition and compensation ( a case study of Talba Housing Estate, Minna, Niger state.)

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ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF MAKESHIFT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN URBAN HOUSING MARKET; CASE STUDY OF IKOM URBAN

ABSTRACT Housing problem is one of the major issues normally discussed in the world fora today. This was due to the dire shortage of accommodation; the demands for it far surpass the number available for human living. This study therefore, assessed the role of makeshift housing development in urban housing market; case study of Ikom urban. A Survey research was carried out through the use of interactive questionnaire, reconnaissance survey, and housing condition survey checklist. The str...

THE CHALLENGES OF VALUING PROPERTIES IN SUB-URBAN SETTLEMENT

ABSTRACTSub-urban settlement is an area that is usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually found at the peripheries of an urban area. These settlements may not necessarily have facilities of an urban setup but some particularities stands them out and place them at a disadvantage position in terms of valuation. The availability of insufficient comparable, incompatibility of uses and relatively low econom...

AN ASSESSMENT OF LAND USE ALLOCATION IN DORBEN POLYTECHNIC (MAIN CAMPUS) BWARI, ABUJA

ABSTRACTAn assessment of Land use Allocation is a topic chosen from the Estate management field. The research was conducted mainly to assessed the positive and negatives effects on land use in a tertiary institution. For effective research on this topic “An assessment of Land Use Allocation” both primary and secondary data were used to elicit information from sample studied, the primary source data were response from the personal interview conducted, questionnaire and physical observation...

CREATING A LANDFILL PARK IN kANG’OKI, MAKONGENI THIKA

AbstractUntil the 1930s, landfills were little more than dumps but for centuries they were seen as a solution to the problem of solid waste and to the problem of unusable land . in New York for example, landfills were created to speciffically make taxable land from land thought to be useless or dangerous such as marshy and swampy areas. what is however evident is that landfills lead to an economic dispair of the place it is located therefore they need to be carefully designed since they have ...

Housing problem in nigeria

Keywords: Housing, development plan, housing quality, housing quantity and housing finance.   Abstract  In Nigeria political, economic, social and environmental factors and the huge foreign exchange accumulated from the rise in oil price in the 1970s have forced previous civilian and military government to intervene in the urban housing crisis. The initial intervention took the form of rent control. The failure and abandonment of the rent control policy led to the policy of public h...

Socio-economic impact of Obudu Ranch Resort on the host communities of Cross River State-Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study examined the socio-economic impact of the Obudu Ranch Resort on the Host Communities, Cross River State-Nigeria. Data for the study were collected through questionnaire survey, interviews, field inventory and participatory rural appraisal (PPR) methods. The data generated were analyzed using descriptive statistics such as mean, percentages, averages, graphs, charts, frequencies and maps. An inferential statistics (Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient) was adop...

THE ROLE OF MOTIVATION IN IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF ORGANIZATION A CASE STUDY OF ANAMCO MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD ENUGU)

   ABSTRACTThis research work undertaken to examine how the employee of Anamco manufacturing company LTD, Enugu more motivated and job satisfied. The concept of motivation and job satisfaction has to do with the total feeling involve in effect weighting the sum total influences in the job, the nature of supervisor etc. When the sum of total influences gives rise to positive feeling that is motivation and it also lead to satisfaction.  In surveying the role of motivation and job...

HEALTH IMPLCATION OF STUDENT HOUSING IN NIGERIA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS: A STUDY OF KADUNA STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION GIDAN WAYA.

ABSTRACTThe student housing has been a major area of concern with increasing student population as a result of increasing interest in the higher institutions of learning over the years. The rise in population which has led to various problematic conditions of student housing which range from inadequate infrastructure facilities to overcrowding and poor sanitary conditions thus leading to severe health problems amongst students residing in hostels, has i...

THE PLUTO DEBATE IN THE NEW DEFINITION OF SOLAR SYSTEM

This paper gives an overview of the Pluto debate in solar system. It explains the new definition of planet and how it affects students in the elementary schools.The paper also seeks the active participation of stakeholders in educating people on new discoveries in space explorations.IntroductionThe composition of planets in the solar system has been a point of debate among astronomers, planetary scientist, astrophysicist etc on the status of some planets. It is known that the planets, satelli...

The Relevance Of A Good Urban Design In Man-aging Urban Sprawl In Nigeria.

The condition of cities in Nigeria has become very alarming today, considering the state of planning in the country. Many cities have grown haphazardly without a plan, making it take the form of a slum and shanty settlements; it is expected that urban design principle can be utilized to design a habitable and aesthetically pleasing environment. This paper seeks to discuss the ways in which urban sprawl can be managed  with good urban design principles.


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