Geomorphology of the Lekki Barrier-Lagoon Coastline in Nigeria and its Vulnerability to Rising Sea Level
The Lekki barrier-lagoon coast stretches from Lagos (approx. long. 3°25'00E) to Ajumo town (approx. long. 4° 26'00E) a distance over 75km around 6°.25'00N...

Beach Change Magnitudes in Relation to Dynamic Phases on Dissipative Coasts
Dissipative-prone beaches are statistically and aethestically the most significant on open sea sandy coasts. These beaches owe their widespread occurrence to their temporal stability....

Economic Assessment of Infrastructural Development for the Gurara River in Nigeria
Based on the preliminary designs of the hydraulic structures for the proposed Gurara river water development project in Nigeria, an economic feasibility analysis is presented. The cost...

Surfzone Breaker Types, Subaqueous Bar Topographies, and Sandy Beach Transformation on the Nigerian Coast

Human Impact on the Coastal Erosion Problem in Nigeria

Erosion Management Strategies for the Mahin Mud Beach Ondo State, Nigeria

Input Management: A Proposal for the Largest Coastal Lagoon in Brazil
Principles of General System Theory and Energy Analysis are used to study the best management technique al Lagoa dos Patos (in southern Brazil), including its watershed and contiguous...

Needed Social, Cultural and Design Changes to Successfully Manage Nigerian Surface Irrigated Projects
The aim of this paper is to illustrate the broad nature of problems associated with the faulty initial designs of water distribution network and irrigation methods and poor participartion...

A Geomorphic Model of Beach Changes in Nigeria

Collective Response to Erosion Along the Nigerian Coastline
Natural factors for the rapid coastal erosion include an intense wave climate, a low coastal plain topography, vulnerable sediment or soil characteristics and, the global eustatic rise...

Design and Performance of Shiroro Rockfill Dam
Shiroro Dam, constructed across the Kaduna River in Nigeria, is a rockfill dam with reinforced concrete facing. The dam was completed in late 1983, and reservoir impounding started in...

Probabilistic Characterization of Nigerian Falls
A probabilistic method of subsurface characterization is developed for sites in Southern Nigeria. This method is based on the use of statistics to analyze real field data and determine...

Current Status of Urban Hydrology in Nigeria
Urban hydrological research is largely in its infancy in Nigeria. Most cities are unplanned and unsewered. There is no Hydrological Research Institute and only two or three Universities...

The Principle of Maximum Entropy for Parameter Estimation of Statistical Distributions

Urban Hydrology
National progress reports on urban hydrology are presented. These reports include assessments of advances that have taken place in the past five years, what progress has been made and...

Observed Slope and Road Failures in Some Nigerian Residual Soils

River Basin Hydro-Salinity-Economic Modeling
A method is presented that combines a crop yield/economic model with a hydrologic-salinity simulation model to estimate irrigation management effects of sequential water use in a river...

Embankments Through Cross River Swamp
The design, construction and performance of embankments across a deep clay flood plain are described, the construction involving a two-stage procedure with sand drains to aid consolidation....

Irrigation Prospects in Bendel State of Nigeria
With the discovery of oil, Nigeria experienced a phenomenal economic growth and a decline in agricultural productivity. To arrest the downward trend in agriculture, the Federal and state...

Experience with a Small Scale, Highly Distorted Fixed Bed Model of the Lago Maracaibo Estuary

 

 

 

 

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