American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020

  • Modeling the Migration of 2,6-di-tert-butyl-p-cresol from Plastic Bags into attiéké (Cassava Couscous) from Physico-Chemical and Morphometric Parameters

    Mananga Olivier Simon Kombo, Mamadou Guy-Richard Kone, Yapo Habib Kpidi, Agnes Essoh Jean Eudes Yves Gnagne, Tiama Guy Nicaise Ballet, Ossey Bernard Yapo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 8 January 2020
    Accepted: 20 January 2020
    Published: 4 February 2020
    Abstract: Attiéké, couscous made from fermented cassava, is a staple food in Côte d'Ivoire packaged in polythene plastic bags. The antioxidant BHT was analyzed both in the plastic bags and in the attiéké at different temperatures and at different levels inside the attiéké ball. A modelling study was conducted to determine a quantitative relationship between ... Show More
  • Spatial Analysis of Human Settlement Expansion Rate in Nigeria: A Case Study of Akure Per-Urban Locations

    Oguntade Aanuoluwapo Aderonke

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 10-21
    Received: 28 January 2020
    Accepted: 18 February 2020
    Published: 25 February 2020
    Abstract: The purpose of this research is to study the rate of horizontal expansion of human settlement in Akure from 2007 to 2018 with focus on three peri-urban locations that has experienced massive growth in most recent times. Efforts were made to make predictions of possible expansion for the next 20 to 32 years in these areas. To achieve the objectives ... Show More