Computer Aided Education in Civil Engineering
This paper presents the current state of the application of computers in civil engineering education in the Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Degree Programme - offered by the University...

Coastal Wetlands of Ghana
The Ghanaian coast is overlain with over 50 lagoons and wetlands, which among others, are important wintering sites for European birds. Types, location and size of the wetlands are inventorised....

Geomorphological and Geological Evolution of the Quaternary Nile Delta and its Rate of Subsidence
Three-dimensional geomorphological models have been constructed for the Nile Delta, simply illustrate its development and geologic evolution from the Late Pliocene to Recent. This attempt...

Anthropogenic Activities Affecting Sediment Load Balance Along the West African Coastline
The west African coastline stretches from Senegal in the west-to Cameroon in the east. This coastline had naturally over time received most of its sediments through the numerous rivers...

Factors Responsible for Varying Granulometric Characteristics of Sediments from the Western Nigeria Coastline
The western Nigeria coastline stretches from Badagry in the west (Longitude 5°00'00E), covering a distance of about 275km. Two major geomorphic coastal units are recognized along this...

Benthnic Foraminifera Diversity in the Bonny Estuary, Niger Delta, Nigeria
The Bonny estuary is the most exploited in the Niger Delta. Several Oil fields, production platforms and flow stations are located within the estuary. Apart from these industrial uses,...

Recent Bentthic Foraminifera as a Sedimentation Tool in the Nigerian Coastal Environment
The ratio between the living and total populations of benthic foraminifera has been shown to be useful in determining relative rates of sedimentation in paralic and marine environments....

Coastal Zone Management in Accra, Ghana
The coastal zone of the capital city of Ghana, Accra, is facing a critical stage in its evolution. In the newt 20 years, the population is expected to more than double from the presently...

Survey of the Juvenile Shrimp (Penaeus) in the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria
This paper discusses the ecology as well as the traditional capture fishery for the transitional phase juvenile shrimp of the genus Penaeus in the Lagos lagoon, Nigeria. The juvenile shrimps...

Trace Metal Distribution in the Sediments of the Bight of Bonny, South Eastern Nigeria
Coastal sediments are important hosts for pollutant trace metals. The concentration and distributions of heavy metals depend on factors such as grain size of sediments, availability and...

Seasonal Morphological Evolution of Beach Profiles in Tropical Zone
A follow-up of the morphological evolution of Cote d'Ivoire Atlantic littoral for two yeas, from nine beach profiles between Grand-Bassam and Jacqueville showed a seasonal evolution of...

Fish Resources of Coastal Waters of the Gulf of Guinea: Natural and Man-Made Factors Influencing their Distribution, Abundance and Capacity for Development and Sustained Exploitation
The Gulf of Guinea corresponding to Equatorial West Africa is bordered by eleven coastal states from Cote d'Ivoire in the west to Gabon in the South. Its coastal waters have no less than...

Dynamics of Mangrove Ecosystem along the Nigerian Coastline
The mangrove brackish water ecosystem along the Nigeria coastline is dominated by the Niger delta and the Astrand coastal area in the east covering an area of about 2003.49 km. Other areas...

Environmental Impacts of Human Activities on the Coastal Areas of Nigeria
Nigeria has a coastline of approximately 800 km and the coastal areas support a myriad of economic activities as well as a large population. This paper reviews the geology, geomorphology,...

Coastal and Sand Spit Evolution from 1958 to 1992: Saloum River Mouth (Senegal, West Africa)
From the bathymetric map made in 1958 with the Marine Hydrographical Service in France (Number 6147), the 1976 Landsat imagery, the 1981 SPOT simulations, the 1991 SPOT data and the field...

Women as a Factor of Global Warming and Sustainability of Coastal Resources of West and Central Africa
Global warming and climate change issues have considerably attracted worldwide attention and led to the realization that there is a growing vulnerability of the society to climatic variations...

Vulnerability of West Africa to Accelerated Sea-Level Rise
Studies of Senegal and Nigeria are reviewed in the context of regional vulnerability to accelerated sea-level rise. They suggest that West Africa is particularly vulnerable for a number...

Issues and Problems in Controlling the Threats of Erosion Along the Nigerian Coastline
Perhaps the most serious problem facing the almost 50% of the world's population which today occupies the coastal zones around the world, is the issue of global warming and the impending...

Coastal and Ecological Changes in the Gulf of Benin Coastal Zone
Environmental dynamics in Africa are in a state of dangerous degradation in spite of ancestral and ritual rules which mandate ecological balance. Within the West Africa subregion, the...

Shoreline Erosion Along the East Coast of Ghana
Coastal erosion along the east coast of Ghana has been persistent within the Keta area since the beginning of the century and severe in the immediate fringes of the west of the Volta Estuary...

 

 

 

 

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