International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Assessment of Housing Needs in the Core Area of Akure, Nigeria

    Gbenga Enisan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 75-84
    Received: Jan. 10, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 12, 2019
    Published: Sep. 21, 2019
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    Abstract: This research examined housing needs in the core area of Akure, Nigeria. This was carried out by identifying the existing housing stock, housing condition and the extent of housing needs in the study area. Six residential neighborhoods were selected from the core area of the city due to their homogeneity characteristics. The study made used of the ... Show More
  • Release of Base and Potentially Harmful Metals from Waste Deposits at a Former Uranium Mine in Eastern Finland

    Hanna Tuovinen, Daniela Vesterbacka, Kai Kaksonen, Juhani Virkanen, David Read, Dina Solatie, Jukka Lehto

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 85-92
    Received: Aug. 21, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 10, 2019
    Published: Sep. 27, 2019
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    Abstract: Leaching of metals (Fe, Mn, Cu, Co, Ni, Zn, Cr, Cd, Pb) and arsenic from mine wastes and their accumulation in waters, soils and sediments have been determined at the former Paukkajanvaara uranium mine in Eastern Finland. A small-scale test mine, operating in 1959-1960, generated 7,300m3 of waste rock and 12,000m3 of mill tailings, which were cover... Show More