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: 364

Table of Content: June 2010; 3(6)

June 2010

Geomorphic and hazard vulnerability assessment of recent residential developments on landslide-prone terrain: The case of the Traverse Mountains, Utah, USA

  Homeowners who live near or on steep slopes of the Traverse Mountains along the Wasatch front in southern Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) are at risk where development of “master-planned communities” has been permitted on known landslide deposits since 2001. Some of the largest landslides in the state of Utah are being modified as road construction and residential development progresses. This paper...

Author(s):   Kathleen Nicoll  

  • Article Number: 71BA08239662

June 2010

Regional evidence of climate change in Nigeria

  Most available data on climate change are mainly global whereas the effects are more at regional levels. It is on this premise that this study investigated the regional evidences of climate change using Nigeria as a case study. Mean annual air temperature from 30 synoptic stations between 1901 and 2005 were collected from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Lagos and Meteorological Department in some...

Author(s):   Peter A. O. Odjugo  

  • Article Number: 6B7E2F539670

June 2010

Groundwater quality and its suitability for drinking and agricultural use in Ain Azel Plain, Algeria

Hydrochemistry of groundwater in Ain Azel plain, Algeria was used to assess the quality of groundwater for determining its suitability for drinking and agricultural purposes. Interpretation of analytical data shows that Ca-Mg-HCO3 and Ca-Mg-Cl-SO4 are the dominant hydrochemical facies in the study area. Factor analysis generated three significant factors. Factor 1 includes EC, Ca++, Mg++, Na+ and Cl-, factor 2 has...

Author(s):   L. Belkhiri, A. Boudoukha and L. Mouni  

  • Article Number: 7B4818039678

June 2010

Transforming large villages into small towns and studying their role in rural development through Network Analysis Methodology: Rural district of Southern Behnam Arab (Javad Abad zone from the region of Varamin)

  Within our developing world, urban concentration has caused so many problems in large cities of which dense population, immigration, lack of accommodation, unemployment and environmental destruction could be brought up as examples. Through using network analysis methodology in this research, the most efficient functions within this rural district as well as the interactions and links between the town of Javad...

Author(s):   Homeira Mahdibeigi, Masoud Mahdavi and A. Alihosseini  

  • Article Number: 1C045B839679