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  • 151. PLANNING FOR EX-LANDFILL REDEVELOPMENT.

    » PLANNING FOR EX LANDFILL REDEVELOPMENT: ASSESSING WHAT COMMUNITY HAVE IN MIND   Abstract   Malaysia, a fast growing developing country is now facing the issue of inadequate urban spaces for futuredevelopment, which leads to the need to redevelop the brownfield, particularly ex landfills. A total of 296ex landfills have been planned to undergo redevelopment by the year 2020. Although there is a p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,586 engagements | 

  • 152. JUSTICE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: CONCEPTIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.

    » JUSTICE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: CONCEPTIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND THEORIES OF DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE   Introduction   Disaster refers to an emergency caused by natural hazards or human induced actions resulting in a significant change in circumstances over a relatively short time period.Distributive Justice Typical examples are death, displacement, disease, loss of crops, damage to phys...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,524 engagements | 

  • 153. HAZARD RESPONSE CAPABILITIES OF A SMALL COMMUNITY.

    » HAZARD RESPONSE CAPABILITIES OF A SMALL COMMUNITY: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA     Abstract   Shiroro dam is one of the three major hydroelectric dams built on River Kaduna in Niger State located in the northwestern part of Nigeria. The river flood plain downstream the dam has rich alluvial soils with great agricultural potentials and this has been the major pull factor for several local communitie...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,565 engagements | 

  • 154. THE EFFECT OF HAZARDOUS METROPOLIS.

    » THE EFFECT OF HAZARDOUS METROPOLIS: FLOODING AND URBAN ECOLOGY IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT Although better known for its sunny skies, nigeria suffers devastating flooding. This book explores a fascinating and little known chapter in the city’s history—the spectacular failures to control floods that occurred throughout the twentieth century. Despite the city’s 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,144 engagements | 

  • 155. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS.

    » A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: ASSESSING RISK AND REDUCING DISASTER   ABSTRACT This is the third edition of an introductory textbook on environmental hazards aimed primarily at an undergraduate audience. The latest edition was drafted at the end of the International Decade of Natural Disaster Reduction, and underlines how much remains to be done. Improvements in understanding t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,533 engagements | 

  • 156. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGES OF URBAN

    » AREAS FACING FLOOD RISKS     INTRODUCTION   Hurricane Sandy has delivered another painful reminder that urban areas need to find new ways to confront the increasingly difficult task of flood preparation. A flood occurs “when water runoff from the land exceeds the capacity of the stream channel. ”Flood Risks Excepting the Inner Mountain West and Southern California, a map of vulnerable flood...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,223 engagements | 

  • 157. THE UNNATURAL HISTORY OF NATURAL DISASTER IN NIGERIA.

    » ACTS OF GOD: THE UNNATURAL HISTORY OF NATURAL DISASTER IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT     With  the  exception of the 9/11 disaster, the top ten most costly catastrophes in U.S. history have all been natural disasters–five of them hurricanes–and all have occurred since 1989. Why this tremendous plague on our homes? In Acts of God , environmental historian Ted Steinberg explains that much of the de...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  83 pages |  5,674 engagements | 

  • 158. The politics of conservation: using international carbon.

    » The politics of conservation: using international carbon trading to protect forests and biodiversity   ABSTRACT   Carbon trading to reduce tropical deforestation is emerging as a leading strategy to combat harmful climate change while also potentially reducing threats to biodiversity. Funds devoted to this purpose could soon swamp all other investments in tropical conservation, as exemplified by...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  83 pages |  3,154 engagements | 

  • 159. GLOBAL ISSUES FOR GLOBAL CITIZENS.

    » GLOBAL ISSUES FOR GLOBAL CITIZENS: AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES   ABSTRACT   This book is a compilation of articles by 27 experts who have collaborated to provide some basic information on 17 of the global issues that matter most to the future shape of our world. The aim of the book is to help increase awareness and understanding of these global issues among the citizens of the ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,300 engagements | 

  • 160. INTEGRATED PUBLIC LANDS MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS .

    » INTEGRATED PUBLIC LANDS MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS TO NATIONAL FORESTS, PARKS, WILDLIFE REFUGES, AND BLM LANDS   ABSTRACT     Integrated Public Lands Management is the only book that deals with the management procedures of all the primary public land management agencies—National Forests, Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and the Bureau of Land Management—in one volume. This book fills ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,383 engagements | 

  • 161. HIMALAYAN PERCEPTIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND THE WELL-BEING OF MOUNTAIN

    » HIMALAYAN PERCEPTIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND THE WELL BEING OF MOUNTAIN PEOPLES   Abstract     Preview of Himalayan perceptions: Environmental change and the well being of mountain peoplesHimalayan Perspectives returns to the enormously popular development paradigm that Ives dubbed the ‘Theory of Himalayan Degradation’. According to this seductive construct, poverty and overpopulation in...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,310 engagements | 

  • 162. CARTOGRAPHIES OF DANGER.

    » CARTOGRAPHIES OF DANGER: MAPPING HAZARDS IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT No place is perfectly safe, but some places are more dangerous than others. Whether we live on a floodplain or in “Tornado Alley,” near a nuclear facility or in a neighborhood poorly lit at night, we all co exist uneasily with natural and man made hazards. As Mark Monmonier shows in this entertaining and immensely informative book...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,081 engagements | 

  • 163. AN INVESTIGATION IN THE SUITABILITY OF ACCIDENT SENSOR IN THE CONTROL OF INDUSTR...

    » (A CASE STUDY OF SPDC PORT HARCOURT). INTRODUCTION The main aim of the project Accident Detection and Messaging System is to inform the Ambulance and Police of the accident site and arrange for necessary steps to control the situation. This system is not only efficient but also worthy to be implemented. . The Accident Detection and Messaging System can be fitted in the vehicle (Ambulance or the ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,265 engagements | 

  • 164. ESTATE SERVICE AND ITS EFFECT ON RENTAL VALUE Format: Ms Word Document

    » ESTATE SERVICE AND ITS EFFECT ON RENTAL VALUE   Abstract   The study which entailed a comparative analysis of rental values of residential properties of restricted access and open access gated estates is aimed at discovering differences in rental values. Analysing these rental values of restricted access (Crown Estate) and open access (Victoria Gargen City) estates in Lekki Peninsula, as case st...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,699 engagements | 

  • 165. LAND TENURE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF IKEDURU L.G.A AREA OF IMO STATE)(A CAS...

    » INTRODUCTION Land Ownership. … If the state of African women’s studies is as bad as these and other authorities suggest, … Taking the case of the Igbo, for instance, scholars have ….. Mbaise consisting of three local government areas (Aboh, Ahiazu and Ezinihitte) was ….. examination of ‘Widowhood Practices’ in Imo State Nigeria. in Igbo communities of South eastern Nigeria p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 166. PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN IMO STATE

    »   INTRODUCTION Member American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association. … Effects of Noise Pollution on Human Health and Residential Property values; … Eze, M. U. et al (2013) Assessmentof Maintenance Management Value of Public … In, M.U. Igbozurike (ed) Imo State University, Okigwe, October, (P90 – 95).An Examination of the Housing Problem of Owerri, Capital of Imo State, …...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,767 engagements | 

  • 167. THE RELEVANCE OF TOOLS AND MACHINERY IN ACCIDENT PREVENTION . (A CASE STUDY OF S...

    » THE RELEVANCE OF TOOLS AND MACHINERY IN ACCIDENT PREVENTION . (A CASE STUDY OF SPDC PORT HARCOURT) INTRODUCTION The happening of this study is between October 2010 and September 2011. … results indicated that reducedaccident/incident rate in shell bonny terminal integrated … This explains why construction site safety audit is mandatory in all SPDC …. procedures), plant/substances (machin...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 168. CREDIT MANAGEMENT IN BANKING SECTOR (A CASE STUDY OF SKYLE BANK)

    » CREDIT MANAGEMENT IN BANKING SECTOR (A CASE STUDY OF SKYLE BANK) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study. The impact of credit management and control on commercial banks stability play a crucial role in development of the economy. Commercial banks, now universal banks are the ordinary financial institutions which deal in credit partly by lending the bulk of the deposits ac...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,563 engagements | 

  • 169. Effect Of Early Life Exposure To Air Pollution On Development Of Childhood Asthm...

    » BACKGROUND: There is increasing recognition of the importance of early environmental exposures in the development of childhood asthma. Outdoor air pollution is a recognized asthma trigger, but it is unclear whether exposure influences incident disease. We investigated the effect of exposure to ambient air pollution in utero and during the first year of life on risk of subsequent asthma diagnosis i...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,101 engagements | 

  • 170. AMBIENT AIR POLLUTION AND PREGNANCY OUTCOMES: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

    » Over the last decade or so, a large number of studies have investigated the possible adverse effects of ambient air pollution on birth outcomes. We reviewed these studies, which were identified by a systematic search of the main scientific databases. Virtually all reviewed studies were population based, with information on exposure to air pollution derived from routine monitoring sources. Overall,...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 171. Maternal Exposure To Air Pollution And Birth Outcomes

    »   BACKGROUND: The knowledge about air pollution effects on birth weight, prematurity, and small for gestational age (SGA) in low exposure areas is insufficient.Maternal Exposure OBJECTIVES: The aim of this birth cohort study was to investigate whether low level exposure to air pollution was associated with prematurity and fetal growth and whether there are sex specific effects.Maternal Exposure M...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,594 engagements | 

  • 172. AMBIENT AIR POLLUTION AND PREGNANCY OUTCOMES: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

    »   Over the last decade or so, a large number of studies have investigated the possible adverse effects of ambient air pollution on birth outcomes. We reviewed these studies, which were identified by a systematic search of the main scientific databases. Virtually all reviewed studies were population based, with information on exposure to air pollution derived from routine monitoring sources. Overa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,397 engagements | 

  • 173. No Deep Breathing: Air pollution impedes lung development

    » INTRODUCTION Spending one’s childhood in a community with polluted air stalls lung development roughly as much as does having a mother who smokes, according to a study of children growing up in southern part of nigeria. That finding lengthens the list of negative effects on health that stem from bad air  but it also suggests that antipollution measures could prevent deficits in pulmonary develo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,312 engagements | 

  • 174. ECONOMIC GROWTH VERSUS THE ENVIRONMENT: THE POLITICS OF WEALTH, HEALTH AND AIR P...

    »   INTRODUCTION   This book was written out of a sense of dismay at witnessing one of the most destructive contradictions of our times, that between society and nature. This conflict between elementary human and biophysical (biological, chemical and ecological) conditions is plainly evident in large, post modern cities. It is sufficient to walk the streets of any thriving large city in the devel...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,575 engagements | 

  • 175. URBAN GROWTH, FARM EXPORTS DRIVE TROPICAL DEFORESTATION

    »   INTRODUCTION A big but so far unspecified chunk of the cash will go on programmes to prevent loss of tropical forests, which is a major source of greenhouse gases. Beyond 2012, tens of billions of dollars per year could be primed if a planned UN pact on curbing climate change comes to fruition. But environmental scientists publishing in the journal Nature Geoscience on Sunday cautioned against ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  3,208 engagements | 


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