Research Papers/Topics in Geography

The effect of some weather parameters on flight operations

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1. BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYAviation probably more than any other mode of transportation is tremendouslyaffected by weather. Every phase of flight operation that is from the take off to thelanding and also  when aircraft is in-flight hasthe potential  to be influenced byweather (Kulesa, e2013). Aircraft   travels   through   the   atmosphere.   The   atmosphere   varies   verticall...

The effects of modernization of ancient Kano city gates

This study examined the effects of modernization of ancient Kano city gates. Three local governments namely Kano Municipal, Nassarawa and Tarauni were used for this study, covering 150 respondents that were purposively sampled with 50 from each of the 3 local governments. Also, field surveys were carried out at all the 15 gates, discussions were held with the gatekeepers, the curator of Kano State museum and other observations were made from the data collected. Results obtained revealed that ...

The Role of Transport in Quality Healthcare Delivery

ABSTRACTThis project seeks to link the role of transport to quality healthcare delivery. The main objective of the study was to assess the role of transport in quality healthcare delivery. A variety of primary and secondary data were employed to gather data to respond to the study research questions. The primary data for the study were collected from the respondents through questionnaire administration and oral interview conducted by the researcher. Descriptive statistics was adopted to analy...

Development and Implementation of a Disaster Management Centre

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION "Disaster management" can be defined as the range of activities designed tomaintain control over disaster and emergency situations and to provide a framework forhelping at-risk persons to avoid or recover from the impact of the disaster. Disastermanagement deals with situations that occur prior to, during, and after the disaster.Globally, there has been lots of disaster on land, air and sea, though these disasters mayb...

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...

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...

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 ...

Socio-economic problems of internally displaced persons in maiduguri

ABSTRACTThis study examines the socio-economic problems of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yerwa district of Maiduguri Borno State. There are IDPs in host communities apart from those in government IDPs camps, taking a host community of Yerwa district as my study area, to research on their socio economic problems, to analyze their demographic characteristics of the IDPs and the economic conditions of IDPs in Yerwa district. In my attempt to analyze and address the problem we used perso...

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