Earth Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017

  • Review of EIA in East Africa: Challenges and Opportunities in Ethiopia and Kenya

    Abebe Temesgen Gebreyesus, Sammy Koskei, Yaoliang Shen, Feiyue Qian

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 44-50
    Received: 30 May 2017
    Accepted: 14 June 2017
    Published: 20 July 2017
    Abstract: Environment is vital medium for the ecosystems to be sustained, however human beings have put pressure on it, due to recent rise in populations and rapid industrialization. These have led to uncontrolled anthropogenic activities, which interferes with natural ecosystems and affects sustainability of development. For this reason, Ethiopia and Kenya ... Show More
  • Collision of Indian Plate and Indus Tsangpo Suture Zone: Some Geological Constraints

    Zahid Ali Khan, Ram Chandra Tewari, Rabindra Nath Hota

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 51-62
    Received: 26 July 2017
    Accepted: 8 August 2017
    Published: 17 August 2017
    Abstract: The occurrence of Gondwana affinity Permo-Carboniferous glacial deposits in northern Tibet, Lhasa Block and Qiangtang Block obviously suggests that India continued into Tibet at that time. Significant also is that paleoclimatic continuity was maintained over landmass of India and Tibet from Paleozoic through the Cenozoic eras up to the Pleistocene.... Show More