International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Historical Trends of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Sediments of Toulon Bay (South of France)

    Emmanuel Wafo, Lydia Abou, Alain Nicolay, Pierre Boissery, Cédric Garnier, Henri Portugal

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 150-158
    Received: 28 August 2017
    Accepted: 8 September 2017
    Published: 29 November 2017
    Abstract: The levels of 16 USEPA priority PAHs in surface sediments and four dated sediment cores from Toulon Bay were determined and characterized by strong implantation. The total PAH levels in the superficial sediments ranged from 0.30 to 34.11 dry weight in the 0-5 layer and from 0.34 to 54.68 dry weight in the 5-10 layer. The qualitative... Show More
  • Effects of Expansion of Cultivation on Pastoralism as a Food-Security Measure in Longido District, Northern Tanzania

    Victoria Anthony Nderumaki, Francis Xavier Mkanda, Josephat Alexander Saria

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 159-166
    Received: 17 September 2017
    Accepted: 4 October 2017
    Published: 11 December 2017
    Abstract: The pace at which cultivation is expanding in the pastoral livelihood zones accentuates the need to take a pro-active role in choosing land use practices that increase food production in areas such as Longido District where climate variability renders agricultural production uncertain, but pastoralism as the mainstay of the economy. This study used... Show More