Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science

Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019

  • Climate Smart Agriculture for Improving Crop Production and Biodiversity Conservation: Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century - A Narrative Review

    Wycliffe Tumwesigye, Abebe Aschalew, Wambi Wilber, Doreen Atwongyire, Goretty Mary Nagawa, Daniel Ndizihiwe

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 56-62
    Received: 5 February 2019
    Accepted: 8 April 2019
    Published: 17 October 2019
    Abstract: Climate change and agriculture are interlinked and affect each other globally. The global population continues to rise while food and nutritional insecurity remain main global challenges facing humanity. Traditional agriculture methods need transformation to climate smart agriculture (CSA) approaches that have potential to improve food production a... Show More
  • Pollution Status of Incomati River Estuary Based on Meiofauna Analyses (Free-living Nematodes) in Maputo, Mozambique

    Soko Mthobisi Innocent, Gyedu-Ababio Thomas

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 63-76
    Received: 23 September 2019
    Accepted: 16 October 2019
    Published: 23 October 2019
    Abstract: The Incomati Estuary, is located at Latitudes 25.430 S and 25.530 S and Longitudes 32.410 E and 32.44° E and discharges in the northern part of Maputo Bay. Four sites E1 (Oligohaline Zone), E2 (Euhaline Zone), E3 (Mesohaline zone), and E4 (Polyhaline Zone) were selected following the salinity gradient of the Incomati River Estuary. Sediments sample... Show More
  • Quality Assessment of Surface Waters and Sediments of Anya-Ogologo River

    Okoroafor Isaiah, Charles Obunwo, Ndokiari Boisa, Owhonda Ihunwo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 77-85
    Received: 26 May 2019
    Accepted: 21 October 2019
    Published: 25 October 2019
    Abstract: This study evaluated physical and chemical properties and calculated the Water Quality Index of the Anya Ogologo River in Rivers State, Nigeria. Four stations along the river were identified for this study based on accessibility and activities taking place on the river bank. Water and sediment sample collection were conducted once a week every mont... Show More