International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023

  • Radionuclide Concentration of Soil and Sediment in Gold-Mining Locations of Atakumosa-West Local Government, South-West Nigeria

    Oladotun Wasiu Makinde, Katherine Temitope Ogundele, Isaac Ayodele Tubosun

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 57-62
    Received: Oct. 05, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 31, 2022
    Published: May 29, 2023
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    Abstract: This study determined the activity concentrations of 40K, 232Th and 238U in the soil, and sedimentusing gamma spectroscopy. This is with a view to determining the impacts of the mining operations on concentration of radioactive elements in the environment. Soil and Sediment were collected from three gold mining locations of Atakumosa-west Local Gov... Show More
  • Rainfall and Temperature Trend Analysis at Wuchale Station, South Wollo Zone, Northern Ethiopia

    Fikre Destaw

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 63-71
    Received: Feb. 23, 2023
    Accepted: May 17, 2023
    Published: Jun. 05, 2023
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    Abstract: Climate change has become a distressful event throughout the world in recent years. Long term rainfall and temperature variations are one of the main determinants of climate variability of one’s area. The frequency and severity of climate related shocks has increased in many parts of Ethiopia and are likely to continue with increasing trend in glob... Show More
  • Occupational Health Risks of Dusts and Heavy Metals Contamination from the Artisanal Gold Mine of Buhemba, Tanzania

    Pamela Semiono, Msafiri Jackson, Erasto Focus

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 72-79
    Received: Feb. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 30, 2023
    Published: Jun. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: Exposure to heavy metals and dusts in artisanal and small scale mining activities is health issues among miners. This study was carried out at Buhemba artisanal and small scale gold mining sites situated in Mara region, Tanzania aims to assess the occupational health risks of small-scale gold miners who are exposed to dust and selected heavy metals... Show More