International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy
Volume 5, Issue 6-1, December 2017, Pages: 1-7
Received: Jan. 25, 2017;
Accepted: Jan. 29, 2017;
Published: Feb. 28, 2017
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Gwana Adamu Mohammed, Laboratory Unit, Department of Animal Health and Production Technology, Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture, Maiduguri, North – Eastern Nigeria
Bassey Effiong Edet, Department of Applied Microbiology and Brewery, Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Nigeria
Buhari Bagudu Yawuri, Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria
Malah Alhaji Musa, Department of Basic Sciences and Technology, Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture, Maiduguri, North – Eastern Nigeria
Umaru Buba Wakil, Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
Mohammed Lawan Shettima, Department of Forestry Technology, Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture, Maiduguri, North – Eastern Nigeria
Shettima Usman Kyari, Department of Forestry Technology, Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture, Maiduguri, North – Eastern Nigeria
Halima Mohammed Bala, Department of Basic Sciences and Technology, Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture, Maiduguri, North – Eastern Nigeria
Within the special issues, the role of Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) in various fields of local, traditional, or modern and indigenous knowledge need to be elaborated. Review study was carried out on the role of SLT in environmental impact assessments and statements concept. SLT is a wide scope discipline, serving as a linkage between various fields, especially the ecosystem ecology and organisms interactions studies. SLT plays a greatest role in ecosystem research (biotic and abiotic pools and fluxes) analysis of relevant values, participates actively in Environmental Impact Assessment and Statement (EIA/S). It provides various laboratory techniques; analyses, samples collection on the targeted points or locations, parameters assess or state gives the baseline data to these samples points or locations. The samples conditions are not determined only, but would serve as reference baseline data in order to avoid unnecessary dispute or claim in the future of a project. Also provide services for EIA as a management tool designed to aid stakeholders, policy makers, managers and officials both at local, national and international observatory who mainly take decisions on major development projects in predicting the effects on the environmental consequences of such projects, before and after their implementation and planning measures, for avoiding or mitigating adverse laboratory techniques. The act of making natural laws adaptable to society understanding and eventual applications of these laws to solve man’s day to day problems through skill knowledge of science, technology and engineering depended wholly on series of laboratory experiments, greatly improved many aspects of development in our societies, through the production and innovation of computers and internets, makes it to be virtual or stimulated and remote laboratories. Without the indispensable contributions of qualified and licensed professional in SLT, no producible, justifiable, valid and reliable findings can be ascertain on the EIA/S and data based study, including the description of baseline environmental condition of proposed project areas or points as multidisciplinary.
Gwana Adamu Mohammed,
Bassey Effiong Edet,
Buhari Bagudu Yawuri,
Malah Alhaji Musa,
Umaru Buba Wakil,
Mohammed Lawan Shettima,
Shettima Usman Kyari,
Halima Mohammed Bala,
Role of Slt: Environmental Impact Assessments and Statements Concept, International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy. Special Issue:The Role of SLT: Environmental Impact Assessment And Statement Concept.
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