Peace Nwaerema

Peace Nwaerema
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University · Department of Geography

PhD Climatology

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Introduction
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - present
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • I am a Lecturer in the Department of Geography, IBB University, Lapai, Nigeria. I am a climatologist, environmentalist and earth scientist. I co-ordinate the geography weather station and developing a practical handbook and workbook for geographers.
Education
January 2013 - April 2019
University of Port Harcourt
Field of study
  • Climatology

Publications

Publications (38)
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This study aims to investigate geo-referenced vehicular noise pollution in Port Harcourt metropolis of Rivers State, Nigeria. Three types of data were gathered for this study. Data from vehicular traffic noise were measured in decibel (dB) using Noise Dosimeter (ND); data from vehicular traffic counts were carried out by observing and counting traf...
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This study investigated the characterization of vehicular noise pollution and established health standards in Port Harcourt metropolis, Rivers State, Nigeria. There were four types of data collected for this study: vehicular noise data were collected across the junctions and roundabouts using the Noise Level Meter (NLM); vehicular traffic data were...
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Road construction is a very important infrastructure that accelerates socioeconomic activities of an area and if completed can improve accessibility and mobility of people, goods and services to an area. However, road construction is associated with serious spatial environmental problems. Therefore, this study assesses environmental spatial impact...
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This study investigated spatio-temporal variability of vehicular traffic noise and temperature of Minna city, Niger State. The study used the 15 minutes Septa-Square technique to count the number of vehicles across the purposively selected junctions and round-abouts. The Noise Meter Level (Dosemeter) was used to generate the vehicular traffic noise...
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This study examined impact of climate variability on reservoir-based hydro-power-generation in Jebba dam, Niger State of Nigeria. Data of rainfall, temperature, evaporation, reservoir inflow and outflow and power output for thirty-one years were obtained from Jebba Hydropower Station [JHP]. The Man-Kendall and Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation C...
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This study evaluated the impact of artisanal and small-scale mining on land use land cover as it applies to sustainable mining environment in Niger State, Nigeria. Thus, thirteen different mining locations covering the three geo-political locations were geo-referenced. The satellite imagery of Landsat TM and EMT+ from Global Land Cover Facilities (...
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Communicating climate change occurrence in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State was the key interest of this study due to the incessant environmental degradation caused by multinational oil and gas companies in the area. This study used multi-stage cluster sampling technique and administered four hundred (400) questionnaires in a...
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated temperature and urban heat island variability in days of the week and weekends of Port Harcourt city, due to the continuous heat stress and resultant health disaster common in tropical countries such as Nigeria. METHODS: The data were generated from field observation and Satellite Remote Sensing using...
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This study examines the effects of sand excavation using remote sensing on the environment of Kusotachin, Bida Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria. Global Positioning System (GPS) was used to obtained coordinates of sand excavated areas, Google earth map was imported in Arc GIS and Geo-referenced then XY data was added and plot on map. Fr...
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The changes that occurred in the climate systems have become a global challenge. Climate change has impacted on different sectors including agriculture and this calls for urgent attention as food security is of great importance to the economy of a nation and its challenges and prospects differ from different geographical locations. Therefore, this...
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Flood occurrences have become an annual phenomenon globally resulting to irreplaceable loss of lives and properties. Associated with post flood events, is the outbreak of diseases, contamination and, pollution of the human environment and destruction of basic infrastructure. In developing world like ours, flood is estimating to have resulted to des...
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This study examined world population variability and heat bias prediction as an approach to global heat disaster management. Heat bias data were generated from population records of United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Review and U.S. Census Bureau and International Database using population simulated mathemati...
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The present investigation was carried out on the characterization of Air Quality Index (AQI) of Port Harcourt Tropical Littoral City in Nigeria. This study used Testo 350XL Gas Analyzer (NOx and CO) and 5 in 1 multi-function laser sensor BRV8 (PM10 and PM2.5. detectors) for air quality measurements. The field data were converted into AQI values. Th...
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This study presents the geo-spatial mapping of wetlands and sustainable development in Niger State, Nigeria. The importance of wetlands in the development of socioeconomic and bio-resources availability of Niger State needs a critical investigation. Thus, Data for the study were imageries obtained from National Space Research and Development Agency...
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This study examined spatial variability of global population, temperature and covid-19 pandemic as it applies to health care management. The study sampled thirty (30) countries in the six (6) inhabitable continents of the world namely Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America and Australia/Oceania where Covid-19 has been recorded. However,...
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The importance of sustainability is geared towards development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability to also meet future needs and that is why all nations of the world are finding solutions to reduce the impact of climate change and air pollution in the environment. Climate change and air pollution is a major environm...
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This study examined the trend in annual maximum and minimum temperature data in Ebonyi State using data collected from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria. The aim is to reveal the spatial and temporal variation in maximum and minimum temperature from 1984-2015. The study made use of statistical tool like linear regression to depict the t...
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Climate change is the significant variation that has occurred in the global temperature, precipitation, wind patterns, humidity and other parameters of the earth’s atmosphere over several decades. Human activities have contributed to a severe change in the global climate, resulting to decline in the earth biodiversity. Thus, climate change has dire...
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Rainfall and temperature variability, trends and pattern have posed serious challenges across the globe. Studies have shown that the global climate has varied slowly over the past decades and it is expected that it will continue to vary in future. Therefore, this work examined annual and decadal distribution, pattern, trends, anomalies of rainfall...
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This study is the regional mapping of Land Surface temperature (LST), Land Surface Emissivity (LSE) and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) of south-south coastal settlements of Rivers State in Nigeria. The Google Earth Engine (GEE) of satellite remote sensing origin was used in the study. It was observed that land surface area of the sou...
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This research examined the geo-spatial heat index and comfort analysis of Port Harcourt city as an approach to environmental health care delivery. Temperature data were generated from different land use types across days of the week in both wet (April to September) and dry (October to March) seasons. Heat index was derived when air temperature and...
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In the past 33 years, population and urbanization in Port Harcourt metropolis and environs has resulted to rapid vegetal removal and alteration of its urban green surface. This paper examines Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) of Port Harcourt metropolis and environs from 1986 to 2018 using algorithm of the Google Earth Engine (GEE) from...
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This research assesses population variability and heat bias prediction of Africa from 2019 to 2049. Heat bias data were generated from Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division and projected up to 2049 using the population mathematical model. With different population growth rates of Afric...
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Since 1986, the rate of expansion of population and urban pavement materials in Port Harcourt metropolis and environs has generated enormous heat capable of causing disaster. This paper examines geo-spatial dynamics of Land Surface Temperature (LST) of Port Harcourt metropolis and environs from 1986 to 2018 using Geographic Information Systems (GIS...
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Most cities around the world are experiencing growth as a result of increased economic activities. Worse hit will be the vegetation cover which has to pave way for this development to take place. Landsat imageries of 1984, 2000, 2007 and 2015 were analyzed using Erdas Imagine 9.2 and ArcGIS 10.2 tools for changes. Results indicate that vegetation c...
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The study examined Land Surface Temperature (LST) and Land Surface Emissivity (LSE) in a tropical coastal city of Port Harcourt and its environs. Satellite remote sensing of multiple-wavelength origin was employed to derive data from the Landsat Enhance Thematic Mapper (ETM+). Statistical mean and range were used to show pattern of LST and LSE. The...
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This research assessed population variability and prediction of heat island in a tropical country, Nigeria, from 2006 to 2036. Data for heat island were generated from records of the National Population Commission (NPC) using the population mathematical model. With national population growth rate of 2.67 %, Nigeria recorded average heat island of 6...
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This research assessed population variability and prediction of heat island in a tropical country, Nigeria, from 2006 to 2036. Data for heat island were generated from records of the National Population Commission (NPC) using the population mathematical model. With national population growth rate of 2.67 %, Nigeria recorded average heat island of 6...
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Since 1986, population expansion and increased urban fabrics in Port Harcourt metropolis and environs have become major challenges in the coastal city. This paper examines Land Surface Emissivity (LSE) mapping of Port Harcourt Metropolis and Environs from 1986 to 2018 using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) methodology. Satellite data were retri...
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This research explores population variability and heat bias prediction in a tropical country, Nigeria from 2006 to 2036. Data were generated from the projections of the National Population Commission (NPC) using the population mathematical model for heat bias data. With national population growth rate of 2.67%, Nigeria recorded heat bias of 60C in...
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The study examined urban warming in Port Harcourt Metropolis and Environs. The data used for this study were generated from field observation at fixed points on different land use types in the urban canopy between January to December 2017. Analysis of Variance was used to determine the differences in temperature across the various land use types. T...

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