Courses Catalogue

Land Use Planning And Development

COURSE CODE: ENV7102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Science, PhD
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Required Readings

  1.  Fabiyi O.O (2007) ‘Analysis of change- agents in urban land use transition; example from Ibadan city, Nigeria.  Journal of Environment and culture Vol4 (2). pp.23-43        
  2.  Fikir A., Nurhussen T., Jan N., Atkilt G., Amanuel Z., Mintesinot B., Seppe D., and Jean P. (2009). The Impacts of Watershed management on Land use and Land coverDynamics in EasternTigray, Ethiopia. Resources, Conservation and Recycling Journal.  53: 192–198.
  3.   Ishaya, S., Ifatimehin, O.O. and Okafor, C. (2008). Remote Sensing and GIS Applications inUrban Expansion and Loss of Vegetation Cover in Kaduna Town, Northern Nigeria.American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture.2 (2): 117-124.
  4. Lambin, E. F., Geist, H. and Lepers, E. (2003). Dynamics of Land use and cover change in Tropical regions. Annual Reviews of Environmental Resources. 28: 205–241.
  5. Lambin, E. F.; Geist, H. and Rindfuss, R. R. (2006). Introduction: Local processes with global impacts. Germany Springer. 1(1): 1-8.
  6. Meyer, W. B. (1995). Past and present land use and land cover in the USA. Consequences.1 (1):25-33. USA
  7.  Ndabula C., Averik P. D., Jidauna G.G., Abaje I., Oyatayo T. K. and Iguisi E. O. (2013). Analysis of the Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Land use/ Land cover Structures in the  Kaduna Inner core City Region, Nigeria.American Journal of Environmental Protection. 1 (4): 112-119.
  8. Njungbwen E., Roy M. and Dewingong C. L. (2010). Land use changes in Uyo urban and Implications for Urban Environmental Management. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture,  Food and Environment. 6 (3&4): 83-91.
  9.  Ojima, D. S., Galvin, K. A. and Turner, B. L. (1994). The Global Impact of Land-usechange.BioScience. 44 (5): 300 – 304.