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: 390

Full Length Research Paper

Impact of urbanization on the morphology of Motoine/Ngong River Channel, Nairobi River basin, Kenya

George Okoye Krhoda*
  • George Okoye Krhoda*
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197- GO 100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Alice Monene Kwambuka
  • Alice Monene Kwambuka
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197- GO 100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 01 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 21 December 2015
  •  Published: 30 April 2016

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