Regional hydrological research perspectives in the Niger Delta

@article{Abam2001RegionalHR,
  title={Regional hydrological research perspectives in the Niger Delta},
  author={Tamunoene Kingdom Simeon Abam},
  journal={Hydrological Sciences Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={46},
  pages={13 - 25}
}
  • T. Abam
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Environmental Science
  • Hydrological Sciences Journal
Abstract The Niger Delta at the southernmost part of Nigeria, is a large and ecologically sensitive region. Natural and anthropogenic activities, such as subsidence, sea-level rise, upstream dams and reservoirs, dredging and overabstraction of groundwater, disturb this equilibrium, leading to adjustments in ecological conditions and boundaries. Ecological changes affecting large areas cannot be explained by local observation. Relating observed effects to causes of environmental behaviour… 
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