International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013

  • Evaluation of Water Quality of Ramna and Gulshan Lakes

    Nusrat Rezwana Binte Razzak, Abu Zafer Siddik, Mohammad Ahmeduzzaman

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 273-278
    Received: Oct. 01, 2013
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    Published: Oct. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Gulshan and Ramna Lake, prime green spots of Dhaka city are on the verge of extinction now. The objective of study was to evaluate the variation in water quality parameters in two distinct seasons. Water samples were collected along different points and analyzed for various physiochemical parameters during spring and winter. To explore the sources ... Show More
  • Urbanization and Pollution of Surface Water Resources in the Two Largest Cities in Ghana

    Isaac Monney, Robert Boakye, Richard Buamah, Frederick Oppong Kyekyeku Anyemedu, Samuel Nii Odai, Esi Awuah

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 279-287
    Received: Oct. 07, 2013
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    Published: Oct. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Pollution of freshwater resources draining urban centres in the developing world poses a threat to human health and environmental sustainability. This, apart from inadequate infrastructure, is primarily propelled by explosive urban pop-ulations. The study seeks to determine the level of pollution and sources of pollution in selected surface water r... Show More
  • AN-WOT Model for Designation and Analysis of Sustainable Development Strategies in Abroud Village

    Shaho karami, Maryam Larijani, Hatef Marefat

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 288-295
    Received: Oct. 02, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Establishment of sustainable development needs to develop new techniques. Which they can develop strategies and solutions to be applied strategies. One of the tools that help managers and planners to develop these strategies, that is using a SWOT analysis. In this study, by making use of the analytical network method, strengths and weaknesses due t... Show More
  • Inhalable Particulate Matter Burden in Selected Day-Care Centres in Ibadan, Nigeria

    Godson R. E. E. Ana, Zainab O. Umar

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 296-301
    Received: Oct. 14, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: The indoor air quality in day-care centres may influence the occurrence of infectious diseases and increase the risk of non-communicable diseases. The World Health Organisation (WHO) and other international agencies have considered particulate matter as an indicator of impact of air pollution on human health yet information on this from childcare c... Show More
  • Determination of Water Quality at Orwell International Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited, Rivers State, Nigeria

    Nte Felix. U., Esi Emmanuel O., Edomi O.

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 302-306
    Received: Sep. 25, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Water is one of the abundantly available substances in nature. It is a vital factor for aquatic life as well as for human use. In this report, water samples were collected from Orwell International Oil and Gas Nigeria limited (both borehole water, drainage water and Cway water) all were analyzed for their major, minor and trace metals element const... Show More
  • Total Environmental Monitoring of a Paper and Pulp Industry in Pakistan

    Sana Akhtar, Iqra Tariq, Almas Hamid, Sunaina Ashfaq

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 307-314
    Received: Oct. 29, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: The Paper and Paperboard mill selected for environmental monitoring is a large integrated mill, which uses wheat straw, bagasse and waste paper as a raw material for paper production. The plant produces white and brown paper as well as corrugated cartons. A few upset and spills were found at the mill due to old production procedures, however new in... Show More
  • Automated Nutrients Analysis for Buoys in Sea-Water and Intercalibration

    Filippo Azzaro

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 315-322
    Received: Nov. 04, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: The Nutrient Probe Analyser-4 (NPA-4) is an automatic chemical analyser for “in-situ” and continuous measurements, based on a new improvement of the exclusive analytical technology developed by Systea and named LFA (Loop Flow Analysis); LFA has permitted levels never reached before in analytical automation and in analyser miniaturisation. With NPA-... Show More
  • Average Solar UV Radiation Dosimetry in Central Nigeria

    Igbawua Tertsea, Ikyo Barnabas, Agba Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 6, December 2013
    Pages: 323-327
    Received: Nov. 06, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: The measurement of solar UV radiation at a typical market setting (Gboko, Central Market, Benue State Nigeria) was done using a broadband UV meter and Polymer Polysulphone Dosimeters. The dosimeters were fitted on strategic solar radiation access areas on a plastic human figure and placed in the sun from 9:30am- 4:00pm. The dosimeter fitted on the ... Show More