Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Regional Hydrogeochemical Mapping for Environmental Studies in the Mineralized Lom Basin, East Cameroon: A Pre-industrial Mining Survey

    Mumbfu Ernestine Mimba, Takeshi Ohba, Salomon César Nguemhe Fils, Mengnjo Jude Wirmvem, Edith Etakah Bate Tibang, Melvin Tamta Nforba, Festus Togwa Aka

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 15-31
    Received: 19 April 2017
    Accepted: 27 April 2017
    Published: 26 June 2017
    Abstract: The present study is the first appraisal of regional hydrogeochemical programme for environmental assessment of the mineralized Lom Basin in East Cameroon. Fifty-two streamwater samples were collected and analysed for major cations (Ca2+, Mg2+, Na+, K+) and major anions (HCO3, F–, Cl, NO2, NO3, Br, PO43–, SO42–). Calcium and HCO3 were the dom... Show More