American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Analysis of Mt Kenya Glaciers Recession Using GIS and Remote Sensing

    Purity Njeri Mwaniki, David Kuria, Charles Ndegwa Mundia, Godfrey Makokha

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-16
    Received: 26 March 2018
    Accepted: 16 April 2018
    Published: 17 May 2018
    Abstract: This research analyses the changes in coverage Mt Kenya glaciers in a bid find what has been causing the retreat of these glaciers. Optical Landsat data for 1984 to 2017 and Climatic data of the same years were used. Glaciers and forest coverage were extracted from Landsat images and its thermal band was used to extract temperature data. Correlatio... Show More
  • Assessment of the Coping Strategies of Flood Victims in the Builsa District

    Fiasorgbor Doris, Wiafe Edward, Tettey Caroline, Abasiyam Mary

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 17-25
    Received: 14 July 2017
    Accepted: 18 April 2018
    Published: 19 May 2018
    Abstract: Flooding can pose substantial social and welfare problems that may continue over extended periods of time that include economic stress associated with re-building that arise as people try to recover their lives, property and relationships. This study is focused on identifying community coping strategies in relation to flood and examine the factors ... Show More