Research Papers/Topics in Oceanography

Geochemistry of Estuarine Sediments of Ghana: Provenance, Trace Metal Accumulation Trends and Eco toxicological Risks

ABSTRACT The sedimentary record, as revealed in sediment cores, can be used to reconstruct the past history of contaminant input into the aquatic environment. This is because contaminant inputs equilibrate rapidly with sediment supply, and the sediment column represents a continuous sequence of sediments that are associated with contaminant accumulation. With radiometric techniques, it is possible to date recent sediments over a period corresponding to about five half-lives (approximately 10...

Survey Report on the Meteorological and Oceanographic Services in Liberia

The Republic of Liberia is situated on the southwest corner of the West Coast of Africa between longitudes 7o 30' and 11o and 30' west, and latitude 4o 18 minutes 8o 30' north. It covers surface areas of about 111,370 km2 (approximately 43,506 square miles). The dry land extent is 96,160 square km or 37,570 square miles. Liberia is limited on the west by Sierra Leone, on the north by Guinea, on the east by the Ivory Coast, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Total land boundaries extend t...