2021/2022 Project Defence Round up

Academic work for the 2021/2022 Postgraduate Diploma Programme came to a conclusion on Thursday, 21st July 2022 with the students defending their thesis before a panel of examiners.

Students from the Remote Sensing/ GIS and Satellite Communication options were examined based on the concept of their work, presentation style, knowledge of the discipline and subject, and their response to questions.

A brief of the students’ presentation is given below

ALEX Tosin O.

Web Application Programming Interface for Flood Reporting and Forecasting along Ala River Basin, Akure Metropolis, Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study contributed to flood disaster management using Web Application Programming Interface (API) and GIS.

ARUWA Samson

Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Atmospheric Constituents over Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The Study demonstrated the use of GIOVANNI software to analyze atmospheric constituents (SO2 and CO) over Nigeria.

HARUNA Nuhu

Web-GIS-based Identification and Mapping of Medicinal Plants: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo University

Contribution to Knowledge

This work provides a guide for the conservation of medicinal plants

MAFIANA Chinedum

Impact of Land Use Land Cover on Surface Urban Heat Island of Abeokuta, Ogun State

Contribution to Knowledge

The Study provides information on the impact of Land Use and Land Cover change on Urban Heat Island and thermal comfort of Abeokuta, Nigeria

DOGBEY, Felicia

GIS-based Solar Radiation Mapping Over Greater Accra region, Ghana for Solar Energy Prospects

Contribution to Knowledge

The study provides a geospatial approach in the estimation and mapping of solar radiation for the purpose of solar energy prospects.

AKINKUMI, Kulepa Asimiyu

Land Suitability Analysis for Palm Tree Plantation in Osun State, South West, Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has used geospatial techniques to analyze changes in land use/cover and the effect of some climatic factors on palm tree production in Osun State Nigeria.

AKINPELUMI, Adenike Rachael

Assessment of Recycling Waste Management System in Ife Central Local Government Area, Osun State, Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has demonstrated the use of geospatial techniques to encourage recycling as an effective and participatory form of solid waste management.

NIYEGIRA Paternus Cleophace

Spatiotemporal Analysis of Land Use Changes in Mtwara Urban District, Tanzania

Contribution to Knowledge

The study analyzed landuse/cover dynamics in Mtwara Urban District, Tanzania.

ASHIRU, Kolawole Saheed

Analysis of the Changes in Urban Growth in Ido Local Government Area, Oyo State

Contribution to Knowledge

The study provided information about urban growth, and their attributing factors in Ido LGA, Oyo State.

OYINLOYE, Kunle Olanrewaju

Development of Hybrid Renewable Energy System for Nigerian Navy Maritime Domain Awareness Centre in Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

This would be a novel study to highlight the usefulness of geospatial technique in developing potential energy needs

EZELOBE, Ogochukwu Ukamaka

Application of Geo-Information Technique in Flood Susceptibility Analysis in Anambra East LGA, Nigeria.

Contribution to Knowledge

The study applied geospatial technique in the assessment of flooding in Anambra East LGA, Nigeria.

ADAMS, Sulaimon Oluwadamilola

Design and Implementation of a Wireless Audio Transceiver

Contribution to Knowledge

The study overcomes the interference problem with the use of a microcontroller and a transceiver module (NRF24L01) with an operating frequency of 2.4GHz.

TETTEH, Ebenezer

GSM/GPS-based Fire Detection System

Contribution to Knowledge

The system efficiently and effectively detect fire outbreak, locate the fire hearth-place and send a warning message to alert firefighters and property owners.

NDI, Mary Anne Muyang

Assessment of Risk of COVID-19 Infection in Southern Cameroon

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has demonstrated the use of geospatial tools to analyze vulnerability to COVID-19 risk in Southern Cameroon.

MARINGAPASI, Marie-Ann Chiedza

Development of an Internet of Things-based Sensor Platform for Monitoring Soil Temperature and Humidity

Contribution to Knowledge

The work produced an effective and low-cost system for monitoring soil temperature and humidity for improved crop production using an IoT platform.

ABUBAKAR Sadiq Suleiman

Enhancement of Military Communication System using Satellite Links in Mangrove Region of Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study utilized satellite communication links to enhance military radio communication systems in the mangrove regions of Nigeria.

MULUBAH, Lamah Dedee

Assessment of Land Use and Cover Change of the Sapo National Park and its environs, South-Western, Liberia

Contribution to Knowledge

The study assessed the impact of human activities on the conservation of Sapo National Park.

SURAJUDEEN Kafayat Abisola

Assessment of Urban Growth and Road Network Development in Ikorodu, Lagos State

Contribution to Knowledge

The study findings extended the level of existing knowledge on urban expansion, road network development and the relationship between them in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria

SAMUEL Tiworoiyang Smart Timothy

Flood Vulnerability Assessment in Bwari Area Council, Abuja, Nigeria.

Contribution to Knowledge

The findings of the study contribute to the effort in achieving flood management in Bwari Area Council, Abuja

AGYO, Tsonde Ismaila

Geo-Spatial Analysis of Crime Hotspots and their Attributing Factors in Abuja City Centre

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has provided information on the location of Crime Hot Spot (CHS) and their attributing factors within Abuja City Center.

OBUTE Kate Nwadeobi

Analysis of Land Surface Temperature and Topography in North-Central, Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has provided information on the relationship between Land Surface Temperature and Topography in North-Central, Nigeria

GANA, Joseph

Drought Risk Assessment in Niger State

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has demonstrated the effectiveness of geospatial techniques in addressing the effect of rainfall on the severity of drought on agricultural sustainability

PETER Rose

Spatial Distribution and Accessibility to Primary Education in Kuje District Area, Abuja, Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has shown the spatial distribution of primary schools in Kuje District Area.

BATIFE George Ugulapelewei

An Analysis of the Principle of Non-Weaponization and Non-Militarization of the Outer Space

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has espoused the need for the reform of existing legal framework on the safety of Outer Space

LIVINUS Anitha

Assessment of Land Use Land Cover Changes in Response to Population Growth in Manzese, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has assessed landuse/landcover changes in Manzese, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania and projected the likely changes for the next sixty (60) years.

SANI Umar

Analysis of Rainfall Pattern in South-Western Nigeria

Contribution to Knowledge

The study has analyzed the variation in rainfall distribution in South Western Nigeria

AKINWANDE Ruth Adeola

Impact of Human Activities on Hydrological Drought in Asa Dam, Kwara State.

Contribution to Knowledge

This study has demonstrated the usefulness of multi- spectral imagery and geospatial information to evaluate the influence of human activities on Asa Dam.