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: 386

Table of Content: August, 2015; 8(8)

August 2015

Flood risk inevitability and flood risk management in urban areas: A review

The increasing probability of flood risk in terms of its magnitude and frequency in urban areas prompted man to act for flood mitigation measures. Various flood risk control measures were carried out in different parts of the world but flood events persisted. This paper assessed the main causes of flood risk in urban areas and the various flood risk management measures for flood control so as to come out with a...

Author(s): Saidu Idris and Lal Merving Dharmasiri

August 2015

Heavy metals concentration in soil and Amaranthus retroflexus grown on irrigated farmlands in the Makera Area, Kaduna, Nigeria

This study was conducted to determine the heavy metals concentration in soil and Amaranthus retroflexus grown on irrigated farmlands along the Makera Drain, Kaduna, Nigeria. The objectives were mainly to detect the presence of heavy metals in soil and vegetable grown in the study area, compare seasonal variation in concentration of metals, identify the transfer factors for heavy metals,  compare the concentration...

Author(s): Mohammed, S. A. and Folorunsho, J. O.