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: 391

Table of Content: June 2008; 1(4)

June 2008

Heavy metal contamination in groundwater due to mining activities in Sukinda valley, Orissa - A case study

  Sukinda Valley, Orissa is known for its chromite ore deposits. The open cast mining for chromium is being carried out since 1950. The extraction of chromite has mostly been carried out by open cast and at few places by under ground mining methods. The possibility of leaching contaminants from the ore material kept in the open ground or from the wastages or degraded ore material produced during the mining...

Author(s): Ratnakar Dhakate and V. S. Singh

June 2008

Land-cover change on the southern Kenai Peninsula lowlands, Alaska using USGS land cover trends methodology

  This brief communication demonstrates land cover change on the southern Kenai Peninsula Lowlands (sKPL), Alaska, using U.S. Geological Survey, Land Cover Trends protocols.  The Trends project seeks to understand the rates, causes, and consequences of land cover change for the United States between 1973 and 2000 using Landsat Multi-spectral Scanner (MSS), Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) and...

Author(s): Jones, B. M.

June 2008

Federal government assistance for web-based secondary education under poor socio-economic development conditions in Nigeria: Geodemographic and qualitative analyses

  Within barely 15 to 20 years, information and communication technologies (ICTs)-driven new digital economy and high competition for global market share has engendered hunger for knowledge as one of the main drivers of economic development factor for cities, states, nations and organizations in advanced nations. For Nigeria, presenting scandalous poverty, afflicting 70 to 89% of its mostly rural and...

Author(s): Richard Ingwe, Judith E. Otu, S. P. I. Agi, Eja I. Eja and J. K. Ukwayi