Email: ubuoh.emmanuel@mouau.edu.ng

Dr. Emmanuel Attah Ubuoh, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology (EMT) of the College of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (CNREM), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUAU), Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria, where he is currently handling undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the department. He obtained his B.Sc. Geography and M.Sc. Environmental and Resources Planning (ERP) from the University of Jos (UNIJOS) and PhD in Environmental Management (UNN) 2012. He started his career with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Federal Department of Agricultural Land Resources (FDALR) Abuja as Land Resources Officer II on 26th November, 1992. He was later transferred to the Federal College of Land Resources Technology, Owerri and rose to the rank of a Principal Lecturer in 2011, where he mounted National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) and became a pioneer Head of Department of Environmental Management Technology (EMT) where he graduated final year Students in Environmental Management Technology.   Dr. Ubuoh was the best PhD student in the Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, and Nsukka in 2012 where he contested for the best PhD in the Faculty of Social Sciences, in 2012. He has taught several postgraduate courses and successfully supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University. He is a member of professional bodies among which are Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN), Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Associate Fellow – Institute of Industrial Administration (FIIA) and International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS).   He is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Ecology & Natural Resources (JENR), Journal of Basic and Environmental Science (JBES), Journal of Environmental Sciences and Policy Evaluation (ISDRC) and Chief Editor- FECOLART SPECTRUM. He is a recipient of awards to include: Educational Leadership Award by Institute of Industrial   Administration (FIIA), Merit Award by Nigeria Association of Computer Science Students, FECOLART, Owerri.  His research interests include Environmental Quality Assessment, with emphasis on soil, air, water, noise, solid waste management and regional development and planning.  Based on environmental quality, he has published over 45 empirical and scientific articles in local and international peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and technical reports. He attended seminars and conferences among which are minimizing of dioxin emission from open burning sources in Nigeria sponsored by FME / UNDP, Abuja, mastering the essentials of project management organized by Crown Agents in Accra, Ghana. He has also served as  resource person on  baseline Survey Enumerators Training Workshop organized by NEWMAP,  Abia State,  and presented paper on  Micro-Watershed Approach: A Panacea For Sustainable Erosion Control in Abia State”  organized by NEWMAP, GEF, World Bank  and  SCEF respectively, and a “Key Note”  speaker   during 2014 World Environment Day Celebration, FUTO, Dr. Emmanuel Ubuoh Attah is an Environmental Consultant and has been consulted widely on environmental issues for solutions.






1.      UBUOH EMMANUEL ATTAH: PG/Ph.D/04/35456/UNN- Harvested Rainwater Quality in Parts of Oil Producing Areas of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria


2.      UBUOH EMMANUEL ATTAH: PGES/M.Sc./’93/8358/UNIJOS- Housing Facilities and Rents Determination in Jos Metropolis, Plateau State, Nigeria.





Ubuoh, E. A.   Okpiliyia, F.I.  Sam-Kamange I.M. and Egbe, C. A (2010): “Influence of Industrial Effluents on Quality of Onyide River Within the Aluminum Extrusion Industry at Ikeduru, Imo, Nigeria”International Research J. in Engineering, Science and Technology(IREJEST), Volume 6, Number (2) 124 – 136. ISSN:1597 -5258.



Ubuoh E. A, Akhionbare W. N, Oweremadu E, Onifade O. A. (2010): Characterization of Soil Quality in Erosion Prone Environment of Ukpor, Nnewi-South L.G.A. of Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of Advances in Applied Sciences (IJAAS) Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2013, pp. 1~8 ISSN: 2252-8814. www.scienceandnature.org



Egbe, C. A. and Ubuoh, E. A. (2011): “Implications of Climate Change on Urban Water Supply and Demand in Nigeria”. The Nigerian J. of Energy and Environmental Economics (AEEEN), Vol.5, No.6, pp. 52 -61. ISSN: 2006 – 8395.www.aeeeng,org



Ubuoh, E. A. Akhionbare, W.N. Akhionbare, S.M.O. Akande, S.O and Ikhile, C.I. (2012): “The Potential of Solid Waste Utilization for Agriculture in Imo State, Nigeria”. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering, (IJMSE)  (London, UK), Vol. 3, No.1. pp.42 – 45.  ISSN: 2045 – 70 57.



Akhionbare, W.N. Akhionbare, S.M.O.  Ikhile, C. I. and Ubuoh, E. A. (2012): “Institutional Challenges in Water Supply Development and Sustainability in Nigeria- Case of a Government-owned Water Agency”. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering, (IJMSE (London, UK), Vol. 3, No.1, pp. 20 – 25, ISSN: 2045 – 70 57.



Ubuoh, E. A., Akande, S.O.  and Akhionbare, S.M. O. (2012): “Assessment of Wood Waste Dumpsite on Dynamics of Soil Physico- Chemical Characteristics in  Njoku Timber Market, Imo State, Nigeria”.International Journal of Multidisciplinary  Sciences and Engineering (IJMSE (London, UK), Vol. 3, No.2, pp.1-4.





Ubuoh, E. A, Akhionbare, S.MO. and Akhionbare W.N. (2012): “Effects of Pesticide Application on Soil Microbial Spectrum (Case Study: FECOLART Demonstration Farm, Owerri, -West, Imo State. Nigeria”. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering (IJMSE (London, UK), Vol 3 (2): pp. 34-39.



Ubuoh E. A., Akhionbare, W. N. A. Akhionbare, S.M.O.and  Ikhile, C. I. (2012): Evaluation of the Spatial  Variation of     Rainwater Quality in Parts of AkwaIbom State of Nigeria Using Chloropleth Map. Indian Journal of Educational Information Management. Vol. 1 No.8. pp. 328-336.



Ubuoh E. A, Akhionbare, W. N. Onifade, O.A. and Ogbuji, S. (2012):  Perception of Health-Impacts of Environmental Noise in an Ambient Noise Context   in Owerri –Urban, Imo State, Nigeria. Indian Journal of Educational Information Management. Vol. 1 No.8. pp. 337-343.



Ubuoh, E. A. (2012): “Verification of Vehicular Emitted Aerosol Components in Soil Biochemical Characteristics in Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria. Indian Journal of Educational Information Management. Vol. 1 No.8. pp. 344-350



Ubuoh, E. A. (2012): “Estimation of the effects of atmospheric –borne corrosive Agens on galvanized and aluminum roofing Sheets in Owerri, Nigeria”. International People-ware Appliance for Gateway to Analytical Learning (Pakistan). Volume 1, Issue, pp. 1-10.



Obeta, M.C., Ubuoh, E.A, and Akande, S.O. (2012): “Analysis of the Factors Limiting Performance in the Lower River Niger Dredging Project, Nigeria”. Jr. of Environmental Sciences and Resource Management, (Cenresin Publications) Volume 4, pp 34-44.






Ubuoh, E. A., Akhionbare, S. M. O and Onifade, A. O.  (2013): “The Potentials of MoringaOleifera as Coagulant Agent for   refinery Wastewater Treatment in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria”. International Journal of  Advanced Biological Research (IJABR), Vol. 3, No. 1,p 17-20. www.scienceandnature.org



Ubuoh, E. A.  Akhionbare, S.M.O. Ogbuji, S.  and Akhionbare, W. N .(2013  ) “The  Application of Water Quality Index  in Assessing Water Resources Characteristics in Izombe Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria”. International Journal of Advanced Biological Research (IJABR), Vol. 3, No.1 p 31-35. www.scienceandnature.org



Ubuoh, E.A. Eze, E. C. and William T. O. (2013): Analysis of Temporal Variability of Atmospheric Transparency in AkwaIbom State International Airport, Nigeria. European International Journal of Science and Technology (EIJST), Vol. 2 No. 8. P 11 -21.www.eijst.org.uk


Ubuoh E. A.   Uche C. and Eze, E. C. (2013):   Analysis of Metal Concentrations in selected Canned Beers Consumed in Owerri Urban, Imo State, NigeriaEuropean International Journal of Science and Technology (EIJST), Vol. 2 No. 8. P 35- 42. www.eijst.org.uk





Ubuoh E. A., Nwawuike N. and. Obeta, M.C. (2014): Environmental Risk Assessment of   Heavy Metal Concentrations in Road Runoff with Absorption Atomic Spectrophotometer, Imo State, NigeriaJournal of Environment and Earth Science (USA). www.iiste.or Vol. 4 No. 5. ISSN 2225 -0948.



Ubuoh E. A, Obeta, M. C., and Eze E. C. (2014):  Perception of Sources , Accessibility and Consequences of Domestic Water Supply in Mbaitoli L. G A. Of Imo State, Nigeria. Advances in Life Science and Technology (USA). www.iiste.orgVol.18, pp 84 – 92. ISSN 2224-7181 (Paper) ISSN 2225-062X



Ubuoh E. A. Ikwa L.O. and Enyioko, C. O. (2015): Soil Microbial inhibitions on the Impact of Four Herbicides  on Plantain Plantation(Musa Paradisiaca) in  FECOLART, Owerri- West, Imo State.   Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment. Vol. 56, No.2 pp315-327. www.cabi-publishing.org



Nwankanma, C., Ikwa, U. E. and Ubuoh, E. A. (2016):  Assessment of Ambient Air Quality with Special Reference to Cox in the Waste-Dumpsite at OsisiomaNgwa L. G.AJournal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences (JCBPS). Vol. 6, No.3; 1021-1031.



Ubuoh E. A. and Nwakanma C. (2016): Determination of harvested storage tank rainwater quality in owerri, Southeast NigeriaEuropean Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Ejbps, Volume 3, Issue 8, 56-61. http://www.ejbps.com




Udonsi A.O., Ubuoh, E. A. and Ikwa, O. L. (2016): Determination and Characterization of Potency of Anti-bacteria Activities of ChromolaenaOdorata (Siam- Weed) in Oforola, Owerri-West Local GovernmentA Area, Imo State, NigeriaAcademica Editores: ActaVelit, Vol: 3 Issue: 1,pp 40-48.available online at www.actavelit.com



Nwakanma C, Ikwa U.E and Ubuoh E. A (2016): Assessment of Ambient Air Quality with Special Reference to NO2 in the Waste Dump Site at OsisomaNgwa LGA, Nigeria. Journal of Ecosystem &Ecography.Volume 6 • Issue 3 • pp. 1-3. Doi:10.4172/2157-7625.1000198.



Ubuoh, E. A., Ufot U. O Ezenwa, L. (2016): Influence of Temperature Dynamics on Phosphorus Availability in Humid Tropical Soils of Southeastern Nigeria.  Journal of Basic and Environmental Sciences (JBES), Egypt. 3:140-147.



Ubuoh E. A. and Ogbuji S. (2016): Analysis of the Atmospheric Compositions at Traffic Intersections on the Selected Major Roads in Imo State, NigeriaCARD International Journal of Environmental Studies and Safety Research (IJESSR). RUST Volume 1, Number 2, pp150-171. http://www.casirmediapublishing.com



Ubuoh E. A. Nwakanma C. and Ejekwolu C. (2016):   The Effect of Selected Land Uses on Soil Organic Carbon (Soc) and Total Nitrogen (Tn) Dynamics in Imo State, Nigeria (Carbon Sequestration Implications).   Academia Journal of Environmental Science 4(11): 220-226. DOI: 10.15413/ajes.2016.0132.



Ubuoh, E.A.  Kanu, C.  and Ikwa, L. O. (2016): Comparative Analysis of ambient air quality status in Residential , Commercial  and Industrial settlements in Bayelsa state, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. SAAT, Vol 19(2):2766-2773



Ubuoh, E.A.; Ezenwa L.; Ogbuji S. I. (2016): Phytoremediation Potential of  guinea grass (Panicum – maximum) in the  recovery of engine  oil polluted soil  in Imo state, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. SAAT, FUTO, Vol 19(2):2774-2781.



Ubuoh EA, Nwakanma C, and Ogbuji S (2017). Atmospheric Corrosion of Corrugated Iron Roofing Sheet in Oil Producing Locations in Southeastern NigeriaJr. of Environ Anal Toxicology7: 422. Doi: 10.4172/2161-0525.1000422



Ubuoh E. A. and Ekpo, F. E. (2017): Characterization by Principal Component Analysis (PCA) of the Chemistry of Atmospheric Precipitation in oil and non-oil producing Communities of Akwa  Ibom State, NigeriaCARD International Journal of Environmental Studies and Safety Research (IJESSR) RUST, Volume 2, Number 1: 2536-7285



Ubuoh E.A, Uchendu U.I, Kanu C (2017):  Characterization of Atmospheric Gaseous Components in Abattoir Operation Site in Ogbor-Hill Aba, Abia State, NigeriaJ Environ Anal Toxicol 7: 474. Doi: 10.4172/2161- 0525.1000474.



Ubuoh E. A., Ejekwolu, C.C. and Onuigbo I. V. (2017): The Effect of Burnt and Un-burnt Land on Soil Physicochemical Characteristics in Ekeya-Okobo, Akwa Ibom State, NigeriaJournal of Applied Sciences & environmental Management., Vol. 24(5):923-927. Full-text Available Online at www.ajol.info and www.bioline.org.br/ja



Ujowundu, C. O.  Koloseke, D. M, Uba, N.O. J Achilike, J.J.  Ogbuagu, H.D. and Ubuoh, E.A . (2017): Eco-toxicological impact of sub-lethal concentration of glyphosate-based herbicide on juvenile clarias gariepinus.  Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research 22(11): 1-14. DOI: 10.9734/JAMMR/2017/34374.



Ubuoh E. A. (2017): The Vulnerability of Underground Water Resources to Bacteriological indicators in Parts of Owerri West of Southeastern Nigeria.  Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 4:3 DOI: 10.4172/2380-2391.1000215.



Ubuoh E.A., Uchendu U.I. Umezuruike, S.O (2017): Surveying of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Floodplain Sediments: A Case Study on the Nworie River, Southeast NigeriaInternational Journal of Agriculture and Earth Science Vol. 3 No. 7. pp 49-60.  www.iiardpub.org



Ubuoh, E. A., Kanu, C. & Mpamah, I. C. (2017): Assessment of Air Quality Status Using Pollution Standard Index in Udeagbala Industrial Area, Abia State, Nigeria. IIARD International Journal of Geography and Environmental Management Vol. 3 No.3, pp47- 57.  www.iiardpub.org



Ubuoh E. A.  Ezedike, C.E. and Umezuruike, S.O (2017): Application of Factorial Loading in Groundwater Analysis in the Coastal Plain Sands Aquifer of Ibeno Local Government Area in Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria. Environmental Review “A Multi-Disciplinary Journal of the Environmental Sciences” Vol 6, No. 1, pp. 83 -94.



Ubuoh, E. A., Nworuh, B.O. and Ogbonna P.C (2017): Health risk assessment (HRA) of inhalable wood dust   in timber milling industry in Mbaitoli Local Government Area, Imo State, NigeriaEnvironmental Review. “A Multi-Disciplinary Journal of the Environmental Sciences” Volume 6, No. 1, pp. 106-118.



Ogbonna, P.C and Ubuoh, E. A. (2018). Efficacy of Moringa oleifera parts as Coagulants for treatment of Cassava (Mannihot esculenta) Effluents in Umuahia, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. SAAT, Volume 21(1): 3366-3377. www.ijard.com



Ubuoh, EA; Nwajiobi, B. (2018): Implications of Different Household Cooking Energy on   Indoor Air Quality in Urban and Semi-Urban Settlements in Imo, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences & environmental Management. (JASEM)  Vol. 22 (5) 725 – 729.

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Ubuoh, E. A. Uchendu, U.I. ; Kanuc , C. and Uchennad , O. (2018). “Influence of geological basement complex on the variability of the chemistry of groundwater resources in Ivo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria” Accepted by International Journal of Advanced Biological Research (IJABR).: Ref. No. SFSN/IJABR/8/2/6/Vol. 8[2] May 2018.




Akande, S.O. Ubuoh, E.A., and Eze E.C (2006): “Environmental Assessment of Development in Imo State: A case study of Fuel Wood Supply and Consumption in Owerri Metropolis”. Proceeding of the 40th Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN). Abia, pp. 300 -306.




Ufot, U.O, Akande, S.O. and Ubuoh, E. A. (2006): The Status of Flooding in Imo State. A Case Study of Owerri Metropolis. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference, ASN, Umudike, pp.589 – 592.



Njoku, J.D, Ebe, T.E., and Ubuoh, E.A. (2009): Climate Forcing of Forest Cover: Identification and Verification of Pathways for the Transformation of Food Systems in Southeastern Nigeria. Proceedings of National Conference on Climate Change and Nigerian Environment, held in Princess Alexandra Auditorium, UNN, 29th June -2nd July 2009: pp. 191 -201.



Ubuoh, E.A; Anyadike, R.N.C; Akande, S.O; Igbojionu, D.O; Akhionbare, S.M.O and Njoku, J.D (2010). Atmospheric corrosion of corrugated iron roofing sheet in selected parts of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. In Anyadike, R.N.C; Madu, I.A and Ajaero, C.K (Eds). Climate Change and the Nigeria Environment. Conference Proceedings. Nsukka: Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, pp.489-500.



UBUOH, E. A. and OLUYEMI AKANDE. (2012): Hydrograph Analysis.  Fundamentals of Hydrology. (eds) R.N. C.  Anyandike   and M.C. Obeta Published by Chuka Educational Publishers, Nsukka, Nigeria, pp. 108 – 123.



UBUOH, E. A. (2013): Watershed Management. Water Resources Development and Management(eds) R.N. C.  Anyandike   and M.C. Obeta. Published by Merit International Publications (Nig.), Lagos, Nigeria, pp. 43 – 80.

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