American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering

Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Riparian Vegetation Management: Reconciling Environmental and Anthropogenic Issues

    Caroline Zanetti, Nelly Liency

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 31-38
    Received: 5 July 2019
    Accepted: 3 August 2019
    Published: 28 August 2019
    Abstract: Historically, people lived in harmony with watercourses, cultivating their land and creating their habitat according to the benefits and the whims of the rivers. Since the beginning of the 20th century, man has domesticated his environment with determination. The rural exodus, the agricultural depreciation and the numerous river amenities have resu... Show More
  • Physicochemical Characteristics of Surface Water and Sediment of Silver River, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State, Niger Delta, Nigeria

    Edori Onisogen Simeon, Kieri Ben Smith Idomo, Festus Chioma

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 39-46
    Received: 11 September 2019
    Accepted: 7 October 2019
    Published: 21 October 2019
    Abstract: Water and sediment samples were collected from Silver River to determine the levels of various physicochemical parameters in both sediment and water from the river. This research was conducted with the aim of determining the extent of deterioration of the river as a result of artisanal refining of crude oil. The result obtained showed that the mean... Show More