International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2023

  • The Subsurface Urban Heat Island Intensity in Enugu Urban, Nigeria

    Francis Chibuike Nwalozie, Ifeanyi Christian Enete

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 57-62
    Received: 9 January 2023
    Accepted: 13 February 2023
    Published: 24 July 2023
    Abstract: Urbanisation over the past hundred years has caused environmental and thermal influences underground; yet little knowledge exists about subsurface warming in Enugu, despite previous studies confirming the presence of urban heat island in the area. This study analysed the subsurface urban heat island intensity in Enugu urban, using secondary urban s... Show More
  • Dietary Exposure, Risk and Toxicological Evaluation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Some Grains (Beans, Soya Beans, Corn, Guinea Corn) from Markets in Nigeria

    Odika Ifeoma Maryrose, Odidika Collins Chibuzor, Muobike Chidinma Malinda, Okoye Chukwuma Obiajulu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 63-73
    Received: 11 July 2023
    Accepted: 28 July 2023
    Published: 22 August 2023
    Abstract: This study aimed at determining the; quantity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PAHs in beans, soyabeans, corn and guinea corn consumed in South East Nigeria; source of emission; daily intake amount and health risks associated with their consumption among adult male and female individuals. Thirty six grain samples from markets in Eastern part of... Show More