Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 395

Table of Content: 18 December, 2011; 4(16)

December 2011

Climate change and implications for sustainable senior secondary school (SSS) geography curriculum in Nigeria

  Teaching and learning about the subject, Geography, need to take cognizance of global warming and climate change. The objective of this work is to look into the current syllabus of the SSS geography and identify for attention, modules, topics and other items that must change in the face of global warming. The SSS geography syllabuses were reviewed and so also the texts and other materials used for teaching...

Author(s):   Kofo. A. Aderogba  

December 2011

The effects of location and neighbourhood attributes on housing values in metropolitan Lagos

  The aim of this paper is to analyse and determine the relative roles of location and neighbourhood characteristics in the determination of housing values/prices. In order to achieve this, attempts were made to evaluate the role of location and neighbourhood factors in the determination of house prices; study how house prices / values vary by area; show how spatial variation of the housing attributes leads to...

Author(s):   Ola Aluko  

December 2011

Distribution and spatial arrangement of rural population in Shaqlawa district, Kurdistan region-Iraq

  Rural population distribution has a very significant influence over socio-economic characteristics of world rural communities. It gives a reflection of the burden to the land resources of public services available in an area and also reflects the environmental implications of population to specific area. Regional distribution of rural population in Shaqlawa district reveals considerable inequality in an area...

Author(s):   Ayoob Khaleel, Ibrahim Ngah and Tanka Ossman  

December 2011

Commercialisation of the incredible force of man-made thunder generated in the Northwest region of Cameroon

  This article serves as an eye opener to the world, explaining that there is a traditional technology of great useful force which can be exploited profitably to enhance world development. This technology called man-made thunder is currently being used for destructive purposes by villages in the Cameroon Northwest region. When properly developed, this traditional technology can be used for long distance...

Author(s):   Visemih William Muffee  

December 2011

Land use determination of arid regions using geographical information system

  Soil serves as one of the most important components of natural resource. The vast areas in the arid region with low rainfall in the world were affected by land degradation due to natural factors, anthropological activities (agricultural) and ultra-utilization of land, and they became vain and desert land. Meanwhile, the importance and vitality of land use is more than that of other factors due to the...

Author(s):   Korosh Shirani, Mohammad Reza Hajihashemijazi and Reza Kavandi