Research Papers/Topics in Geography

Site Suitability for the Installation of Additional Continuously Operating Reference Station

AbstractThe advent of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in space technology has tremendously improved the methods of positioning and navigation. Countries are now adopting the continuous observation and measurements using a network of GNSS receivers called Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) as the standard. Hence, the study explore the CORS network in South West Nigeria and carry out site suitability analysis of the potential locations considered suitable for the instal...

GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS OF PETROLEUM FILLING STATIONS EFFECT ON DOMESTIC WATER SOURCE IN MINNA, NIGER STATE

This study assesses the quality of domestic ground water sources close to petrol filling stations with a view to determining the level of vulnerability. It Map out filling stations and domestic water sources within their proximity with the aid of GIS, determining their level of proximity to domestic water sources, carrying out physiochemical analysis of the water samples within the proximity of filling station within the study area to check the level of contamination. Primary and s...

Spatial Preference of Urban Residential Location in Osogbo, Osun State

ABSTRACTThis study examined the spatial preference of urban residential location in Osogbo. It identified the types and qualities of residential housing units in Osogbo; described the spatial pattern of residential neighbourhood in Osogbo; and examined the factors influencing the choice of residential location in Osogbo.            The data obtained for this work were derived from primary and secondary sources. Primary data were obtained through field observation and with the...

Public perception of the magnitude, causes, effects, solution to smoke pollution in Nassarawa Kano metropolis, Nigeria

Publc perception of the magnitude,  causes, effects, and solution to smoke pollution in Nassarawa Kano metropolis. 

THE USE OF GEOSPATIAL APPROACH IN ASSESSING LANDUSE AND LAND COVER OF MADALLA IN SULEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, NIGER STATE

                                                   ABSTRACTThis study examines the spatial and temporal changes in land use and land cover of Madalla in Suleja Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State between 1984 and 2013, as well as, the rate of change, factors responsible and suggests measures on how to check the trend in order to maintain sustainable developm...

Analysis Of The Decline Of Geography In Nigerian Secondary Schools

It's an analysis for the decline of geography in our Nigerian secondary schools over the years. The paper looks at the problems and causes of the decline in the subject. By using secondary data from the national examinations body the paper was able to deduce the reasons for the decline. Abstract: Geography as a school subject is one of the most important subjects in senior secondary school education and it’s relevant for students in their pursue of tertiary education cannot be over emp...

A Comparative Study of Food Security in Africa Amid Growing Population

It's a comparative study of African countries with the highest GDP against their food production amid the ever growing population to ascertain if truly they are under threat of food security. AbstractSustainable food security is every nation’s goal. For a nation to achieve sustainable food security, the food supply must exceed the demand. Using trend analysis, this study is an attempt to compare the nature of food security from 2000 to 2014 in Nigeria to selected African countries in e...

THE QUALITY OF INTRA URBAN PASSENGER BUS SERVICES IN ZARIA, KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Regardless of the vital role that intra urban transportation play in any urban area, their services are frequently insufficient to meet passengers demand and services for their daily commuting. This study assesses the quality of intra urban passenger bus services in Zaria urban area, Nigeria, taking into recognition the perception of passengers. The specific objectives were to map the area coverage and route of intra urban passenger bus services, estimate the average walking...

Perception of Noise Pollution in Jos North LGA of Plateau State

This work is a project on Perception of Noise Pollution in Jos North LGA of Plateau StateAim and ObjectivesThe main aim of this research is to investigate the perception of noise pollution on residents ofJos North LGA, while its specific objectives will include:To determine the socio – economic background of residents of Jos North LGA.To determine the perceptual level of noise pollution in Jos North LGA.To determine the sources of noise pollution in Jos North LGA.To determine the effects of...

THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF FILLING STATIONS IN BENIN METROPOLIS

The work is on the distribution pattern of filling station in Benin metropolis, it also shows the conformity of filling stations in regards to the rules and regulations of the DPR (Department of Petroleum Resources) in Nigeria.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN ZARIA CITY KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTIn 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 practice in the study area, these include the use of packing and burning, dumping in pits outside the ...


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