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

Table of Content: April, 2015; 8(4)

April 2015

The incidence of violent deaths in geographic perspective, Colombia, 2004-2013: An analysis based on the concept of spatial regimes

Homicide, deaths in traffic accidents, other lethal accidents and suicide are, by incidence, the causes of violent deaths. Forensic medicine and auxiliary disciplines have made significant scientific contributions to formalize an epidemiology of these phenomena, ethnology being the commonly used methodological choice. This paper proposes two different approaches in order to contribute to this epidemiology, on the...

Author(s): Óscar A. Alfonso R

April 2015

Climate change and erosion activities in Benin-Owena River Basin, S. W. Nigeria

The impact of climate change on the incidence of soil erosion was examined in the Benin-Owena River Basin, Southwestern Nigeria. Climate change was indexed by rainfall and temperature. Information was obtained on these parameters from 1960-2010 for some selected stations in the basin. Similarly, data on erosion control measures were obtained in the basin from 1990-2010. The results obtained showed gradual increase in...

Author(s): C.I. Ikhile

April 2015

Urban development and land use changes around the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti Nigeria

Urban ecological systems are characterized by complex interactions among institutional, socio-economic and environmental variables. These interactions often generate complex human-dominated landscapes, which significantly influence effective functioning of local and global earth ecosystems and the services they provide to humans and other life on earth. Changes in ecological conditions that result from human actions in...

Author(s): Owoeye, J.O. and Ogunleye, O.S.