Journal of
Geology and Mining Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Geol. Min. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9766
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 174

Full Length Research Paper

Application of Legrand pollution correlation in the evaluation of contaminants migration within the groundwater of Ebhoakhuala in Ekpoma and Agbede, Edo State, Nigeria

Samuel Obomheile Salufu
  • Samuel Obomheile Salufu
  • Department of Geophysics, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Samuel Ososelase Okoduwa
  • Samuel Ososelase Okoduwa
  • Department of Geophysics, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Philomina Nkeonye Okanigbuan
  • Philomina Nkeonye Okanigbuan
  • Geophysics Unit, Department of Physical Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Chukwuka Oko
  • Chukwuka Oko
  • Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute, Abuja, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 14 September 2021
  •  Accepted: 19 November 2021
  •  Published: 31 May 2022


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