American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Effect of Nutrients on Bioremediation of Crude Oil-Polluted Water

    Christiana Edward Anih, Akindele Okewale, Nsidibe-Obong Ekpe Moses

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 8 November 2018
    Accepted: 19 December 2018
    Published: 24 January 2019
    Abstract: Crude oil pollution has been a common challenge in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The use of biological remediation has helped to detoxify and restore the ecosystems damaged by crude oil spillage. Nutrient addition has been proven to be an effective strategy to enhance oil biodegradation, as they could utilize crude oil as the source of carbon ... Show More
  • Conceptual and Analytic Model for Advanced Evaluation of Protected Areas’ Global Evolutionary Trends: The Protected Areas' Trends Assessment and Adaptive Management on the Basis of Long-Term Conservation Objectives or PA-TAMCO Analytic Model

    Elysée Ntiranyibagira

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 8-16
    Received: 26 December 2018
    Accepted: 15 January 2019
    Published: 15 February 2019
    Abstract: Protected areas and biodiversity are currently facing important degradation, especially in tropical regions. This evolution questions the management systems and calls for adaptive and sustainable management on the basis of regular assessments of global evolutionary trends and continuous adjustments of conservation objectives and management tools. A... Show More
  • Environmental Sustainability Through Exploitation of Alternative Energy Sources (AES) in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

    Udoh Felix Evans, Gideon Umoh, Nsikan Okon James, Owoidighe Hilary

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 17-21
    Received: 3 December 2018
    Accepted: 20 January 2019
    Published: 28 February 2019
    Abstract: In order to drive sustainable human development for the optimization of productivity and economic growth as well as clean environment, the study on alternative energy sources (AES) suitable for exploitation was carried out in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The study area was the three Senatorial Districts of Akwa Ibom State. Ten houses from each of the ... Show More
  • Geographical Information System and Multi-criteria Based Cellular Automata Markov Model for Urban Growth and Analysis the Case Study of Bungoma Town Kenya

    Morris Barasa Waswa, Andrew Thiaine Imwati

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 22-30
    Received: 9 January 2019
    Accepted: 11 February 2019
    Published: 11 March 2019
    Abstract: Increase in population and the desire to seek new opportunities has contributed to urban growth, putting pressure on facilities in urban centres. Bungoma town, being the headquarter of Bungoma County has undergone radical changes in its physical form, not only in territorial expansion, but also through internal physical transformation. In the proce... Show More