GEOLOGY

APPLICATION OF GEOINFORMATICS TECHNIQUES IN CONTROLLING FLOODING IN VULNERABLE ROADS, BUILDINGS AND FARMLANDS IN HIS EAST LGA OF PLATEAU STATE

1.1 Background to the study Floods are major disasters affecting many countries of the world annually especially in most flood plain areas. Floods do not only damage properties and endanger the lives of human and animals but also produce other secondary effects like outbreak of diseases such as cholera and malaria as well. Flooding is …

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DETERMINATION OF HARDNESS OF WELL WATER SUPPLY

ABSTRACT The hardness of well water in Enugu metropolis (Asata, Coal Camp and New Haven) was determined using complexometric titration with EDTA (Ethylene Diaminetetracetic Acid) which is the most widely used complexing agent for the analysis of water hardness. During titration, indicator such as Erichrome Black-T was used which acts a triprotic acid. The following result …

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THE EFFECT OF PESTICIDES DICHLORODIPHENYL TRICHLOROEYHANE (D.D.Y) AND BENZENE HEXACHRORIDE (BHC) ON THE MICROFLORA OF THE THREE TYPES OF SOIL

ABSTRACT The effect of pesticides, chchlorodipheny trichloroethane (DDY) and Benzene hexaxhoride (BHc) on the  microflora of the three types of soil (loamy, clay and sandy soil) was conducted. The serial dietitian technique was employed up to 10-3 using nutrient agar, potato dextrose agar and sabourand agar plates. The isolation of both bacterial and fungal organisms …

THE EFFECT OF PESTICIDES DICHLORODIPHENYL TRICHLOROEYHANE (D.D.Y) AND BENZENE HEXACHRORIDE (BHC) ON THE MICROFLORA OF THE THREE TYPES OF SOIL Read More »

GEOLOGY OF AMA-EKPU EDDA AND ENVIRONS, EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT Ama-Ekpu Edda lies within the Afikpo-Basin, a sedimentary basin set up during the late cretaceous period following the santonian uplift in the southern Benue trough. From the the field study, the Local stratigraphy shows that the lithologic succession consists of black to dark grey shales and sandstone ridges. The sandstones ridge consist …

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THE EFFECT OF GEOLOGY OF SOUTHERN AKOR AND ITS ENVIRONS

PROJECT BODY: Chapter One: Introduction The geology of southern Akor and its environs lies within the Oban Massif, a component of the crystalline basement of Nigeria. The Nigeria crystalline basement in turn forms a part of the African crystalline basement and covers over 50% of the total land surface of Nigeria . The rock assemblages encountered and …

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THE SUBSURFACE MAPS AND THEIR EFFECTS IN THE OIL INDUSTRY

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Subsurface maps are perhaps the most important vehicle used to explore for undiscovered hydrocarbons and to develop proven hydrocarbon reserves. However, the subject of subsurface mapping is probably the least discussed of interpretation and the construction of structure/Isopach maps, yet most important aspect of petroleum exploration and development. As a …

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WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE HOUSEHOLD

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT In 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 …

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FUNCTIONS OF THE MINE INSPECTORATE; CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL MINISTRY OF MINES AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT IN LAGOS STATE)

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND OF THE STUDYMining in Nigeria has been in existence for over 2,400 years with first mining taking place in the form of craermining as experienced by the people in thecourse of seeking for natural resources within their community to satisfy their social and economic needs. This was the issue with the …

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CHARACTERIZATION AND DELINEATION OF AQUIFER IN NIGERIA RURAL COMMUNITIES

PROJECT BODY: Abstract Hydrogeological work was carried out to providing an alternative source of portable water supply to Omoku and its environs as their major source of water which is surface water had been contaminated/polluted by oil and gas exploration, exploitation and other anthropogenic activities in the area. To obtaining reliable data and achieving the …

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