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2017 Report – University of Calabar, Geography and Environmental Science

By on May 30, 2017
General Information
University
University of Calabar

Department/Institution
Geography and Environmental Science

Country
Nigeria Calabar

Person filling out the report
Dr. Ir. Inah Okon
inah.okon@yahoo.com; inah.okon@unical.edu.ng

Associated UNI Thematic Hubs
Informal Urbanism
Climate Change
Urban Regeneration
Safer Cities
Urban Accessibility
Urban Governance
Gender
Urban Form

Collaborations
Other academic network affiliations
Yes
Nigerian Environmental Society, Association of Nigerian Geographers

Other research network affiliations
Yes
Cross River Health & Demographic Surveillance System (CRHDSS)

Collaborations with UNI members in academic activities
Yes
The evaluation of bicycle infrastructure in Bogota, Colombia (2013/2014), was a typical research collaboration between the University of Twente and Universidad Piloto de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.
Members include:
INAH OKON (Research work leading to MSc in GIS in Urban Planning and Management)
MARK J.G. BRUSSEL (Project supervisor, University of Twente)
CARLOS A. MORENO (Host Department, Master’s in Urban Management, Faculty of Architecture, Universidad Piloto de Colombia).

Collaborations with UNI members in research initiatives
Yes
A STATISTICAL APPROACH IN THE ESTIMATION OF BICYCLE LEVEL OF SERVICE MODELS FOR THE CICLORUTA IN BOGOTA, COLOMBIA.
Authors:
INAH OKON;
MARK J.G. BRUSSEL;
FRANS H.M. VAN DEN BOSCH;
CARLOS A. MORENO;
M.F.A.M. VAN MAARSEVEEN
Paper to accepted for presentation in the Urban Transport Conference 2017 in Rome, Italy

Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes
1. Geography and Environmental Science (focused on providing general background on the geographic research techniques)
2. Environmental Resource Management (Study of environmental concepts and general principles)
2. Tourism Studies (Leveraging on the cardinal agenda of the Cross River State as a tourism destination to provide basic understanding on the role of tourism in economic development of regions)

Master Programmes
Master of Science in:
(a) Urban Development Planning
(b) Regional/Rural Development Planning
(c) Land Resource Evaluation and Planning
(d) Population, Environment and Development
(e) Climate and Society
(f) Hydrology and Water Resources
(g) Geomorphology
(h) Transportation and Industrial Studies
(i) Biogeography and Biodiversity Conservation
(j) Agricultural Geography
(k) Geography of Forest Ecology and Management
(l) Ecotourism and Recreation Planning

PhD Programmes
Doctor of Philosophy in:
(a) Urban Development Planning
(b) Regional/Rural Development Planning
(c) Land Resource Evaluation and Planning
(d) Population, Environment and Development
(e) Climate and Society
(f) Hydrology and Water Resources
(g) Geomorphology
(h) Transportation and Industrial Studies
(i) Biogeography and Biodiversity Conservation
(j) Agricultural Geography
(k) Geography of Forest Ecology and Management
(l) Ecotourism and Recreation Planning

Other Programmes

Produced Materials

Books
Sule, R. O. (2013) Topical Analysis of Housing and Urban Development Planning, Spindrel: abuja, Nigeria

Articles
1. Okon, I. E., C. O. Ogba, M. A. Idoko, D. D. Eni, and R. O. Sule (2015) Climate Change and the Challenges of Flood Mitigation in Calabar Urban, South-South Nigeria. International Journal of Ecology and Ecosolution, 2 (3), pp. 41-48
2. Okpiliya, F. I., Enyiekere, S. I., Inah Okon and Ajom, S. K. (2017) The Dynamicity of Land Use in Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology: ISSN-2360-7955, Vol. 5(1): pp 423-431.
3. Okpiliya, F. I., Ekwok, I., Inah Okon, Magaji, K. I. and Olaleye, O. O. (2016) Death, Pains and Sorrows: Empirics from the Periodicity of Road Traffic Accidents in Tarraba State, Nigeria. International Journal of Arts and Humanities: ISSN-2360-7998, Vol. 4(4): pp 177-186.

Projects

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