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10. References

The list below provides an overview of published information documents on various aspects of the status of the marine environment in the region of the Guinea Current.

 

 

 

Research articles, books, reports (not available online)

Adekola, F.A., Eletta, O.A. and Atanda, S.A. (2002). Determination of the levels of some heavy metals in urban run-off sediments in Ilorin and Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management 6 (2): 23-26

Ade Sobande and Associates. (1998). Dredging Impact Study. A report submitted by Ade Sobande and Associates (ASA) to Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC),Warri

Agodzo,S.K., Huibers, F.P., Chenini, F., van Lier, J.B. and Duran, A. (2003). Use of wastewater in irrigated agriculture. Country studies from Bolivia, Ghana, and Tunisia, Vol. 2 (Ghana). WUR, Wageningen, The Netherlands.www.dow.wau.nl/iwe

Akrofi, J.D. (2002). Fish utilisation and marketing in Ghana: state of the art and future perspective. In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Anthony, E.J. (2004). Sediment dynamics and morphological stability of estuarine mangrove swamps in Sherbro Bay.West Africa Marine Geology 208 (2-4): 207-224

Arthurton, R.S., Kremer, H.H., Odada, E., Salomons,W. and Marshall Crossland, J.I. (2002). African Basins: LOICZ Global Change Assessment and Synthesis of River Catchments - Coastal Sea Interaction and Human Dimensions. LOICZ Reports and Studies 25

Ashton-Jones, N. J. and Oronto, N. D. (1994). Report to Statoil (Nigeria) Ltd.: Baseline Ecological Survey of the Niger Delta. Pro-Natura International. Lagos, Nigeria

Awosika, L. (2002). The sub-Saharan African coastal zone: assessment of human induced and natural changes. In R.S. Arthurton, H.H. Kremer, E. Odada, W. Salomons and J.I. Marshall Crossland, African Basins: LOICZ Global Change Assessment and Synthesis of River Catchments - Coastal Sea Interaction and Human Dimensions. LOICZ Reports and Studies 25

Awosika, L.F. and Ibe, A.C. (1998). Coastal circulation dynamics in the Gulf of Guinea: Important subsets of the Large Marine Ecosystem project. In A. C. Ibe and S.G. Zabi (eds), State of the Coastal and Marine Environment of the Gulf of Guinea. UNIDO/GEF GOGLME Project

Awosika, L., Osuntogun N., Oyewo, E. and Awobamise, A. (2002). Nigeria National Report Phase 1: Integrated problem analysis. Development and protection of the coastal and marine environment in Sub-Saharan Africa. GEF MSP Sub-Saharan Africa Project (GF/6010-0016)

Binet, D. & Marchal, E. (1993). The large marine ecosystem of shelf areas in the Gulf of Guinea. Long-term variability induced by climate changes, p.104-118 in: Sherman, K., Alexander, L.M. & Gold, B. (eds). Large Marine Ecosystems: stress, mitigation and sustainability. AAAS, Washington D.C., US 

Bormann,H. and Diekkrüger,B. (2004). A conceptual, regional hydrological model for Benin (West Africa): validation, uncertainty analysis, and assessment of applicability for environmental change analyses. Phys. Chem. Earth. 29: 759-786

Bortei-Doku Aryeetey, E. (2002). Socio-economic aspects of artisanal marine fisheries management in West Africa. In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng, and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds),The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem--Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Chindah, A.C., Sikoki, F.D., Vincent-Akpu, I. (2004). Toxicity of an organophosphate pesticide (chloropyrifos) on a common Niger Delta wetland fish - Tilapia guineensis (Blecker 1862). Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management 8 (2): 11-17

Cofie, O., Drechsel, P., Obuobie, E., Danso, G. and Keraita, B. (2003). Environmental sanitation and urban agriculture in Ghana. 29th WEDC (Water, Engineering and Development Centre) International Conference. 22nd-29th September 2003. Abuja, Nigeria

Cury, P. and Roy, C. (2002). Environmental forcing and fisheries resources in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana: did something happen? In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds),The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem -Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Daka, E. R. and Ekweozor, I. K. E. (2004). Effect of size on the acute toxicity of crude oil to the Mangrove Oyster, Crassostrea gasar. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management 8 (2): 19-22

Debrah J.S., Ofori-Danson P.K. & Van Waerebeek K. (2010) An update on the catch composition and other aspects of cetacean exploitation in Ghana. IWC Scientific Committee document SC/62/SM10, Agadir, Morocco, June 2010.

Demarcq, H. and Aman, A. (2002). A multi-data approach for assessing the spatio-temporal variability of the Ivorian-Ghanaian coastal upwelling: understanding pelagic fish stock dynamics. In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Derraik, J.G.B. (2002). The pollution of the marine environment by plastic debris: a review. Marine Pollution Bulletin 44: 842-852.

ERML (2002). Escravos Rivermouth Dredging. EIA Report

ESA (2002). Earth from Space: Africa. European Space Agency. http://www.esa.int

FAO (2005). World River Sediment Yield Database. FAO/AGL Water Resources Development and Management Service.  http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/aglw/sediment

Finlayson, C. M., Gordon, C., Ntiamoa-Baidu, Y., Tumbulto, J. and Storrs, M. (1998). Hydrobiology of the Songor and Keta lagoons: implications for wetland management in Ghana. Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist, Australia, 165 p.

GCLME (2003). Draft Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis, Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem Project. GEF/UNIDO/UNDP/UNEP, 152 p.

Gnandi K. and Tobschall, H.J. (1999).Heavy metal release from phosphorite tailings into seawater:a simulated laboratory study. The Science of the Total Environment 236 (1-3): 181-190

Gordon, C. (1998).The state of the coastal and marine environment of Ghana. In C. Ibe and S. G.Zabi (eds), State of the Coastal and Marine Environment of the Gulf of Guinea. UNIDO/UNDP/GEF/CEDA, 158 p.

Gordon, C. (2000). Hyper-saline lagoons as conservation habitats: macro-invertebrates at Muni Lagoon, Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation 9 (4): 465-478

Gordon, C. and Amatekpor, J.K. (ed) (1999). The Sustainable Integrated Development of the Volta Basin in Ghana.Volta Basin Research Project, University of Ghana, Legon, 159 p.

Hardman-Mountford, N. J. and McGlade, J.M. (2002). Variability of physical environmental processes in the Gulf of Guinea and implications for fisheries recruitment. An investigation using remotely sensed sea surface temperature. In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Human Rights Watch. (1999). The Price of Oil: Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights Violations in Nigeria's Oil Producing Communities. Human Rights Watch Washington, D.C.

Ibe, C. and Sherman, K. (2002). The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Project: turning challenges into achievements. In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem -Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Ibe, C.,Oteng-Yeboah,A.A,Zabi,S.G.and Afolabi,D. (1998). Integrated Environmental and Living Resources Management in the Gulf of Guinea - the Large Marine Ecosystem Approach. Proceedings of the First Regional Symposium on the Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem. UNIDO/UNDP/UNEP

McGlade, J., Koranteng, K.A. and Cury, P. (2002a). The EU/INCO-DC Project: impacts of environmental forcing on marine biodiversity and sustainable management of artisanal and industrial fisheries in the Gulf of Guinea. In J. McgGlade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

McGlade, J., Cury, P., Koranteng, K. and Hardman-Mountford, N.J. (2002b). The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Morales, C. (1979). Saharan Dust. Scope Report No. 14.Wiley, New York

Nauen, C. (2002). How can collaborative research be most useful to fisheries management in developing countries? In: J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources.

Pauly, D. (2002). Spatial modelling of trophic interactions and fisheries impacts in coastal ecosystems: a case study of Sakumo lagoon,Ghana. In J. MGglade,P. Cury, K.Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds) The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem - Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Roy, C., Cury, P., Freon, P. and Demarcq, H. (2002). Environmental and resource variability off northwest Africa and in the Gulf of Guinea: a review. In: J. McGlade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman- Mountford (eds), The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem -Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Scheren, P. A. G. M. and Ibe, A.C. (2002). Environmental pollution in the Gulf of Guinea: a regional approach. In J. Mcglade, P. Cury, K. Koranteng and N.J. Hardman-Mountford (eds) The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem- Environment Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources. Elsevier, 392 p.

Scheren, P. A., Ibe, A.C., Janssen, F.J. and Lemmens, A.M. (2002). Environmental pollution in the Gulf of Guinea: a regional approach. Marine Pollution Bulletin 44 (7):633-641 UNDP (2004). Human Development Report - Cultural Liberty in a Diverse World. United Nations

UNEP (1999).Regional overview of land-based sources and activities affecting the coastal African region. UNEP/GPA Coordination Office and West and East African Action Plan Regional Coordinating Unit.

UNEP/GPA (2005b). Handbook on the Development and Implementation of a National Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities. Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA)

Van Dessel, J.P. and Omoku, P.S. (1994). Environmental impact of exploration and production operations on the Niger Delta. International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Productions, Jakarta: 437 – 445

Van Waerebeek K. & Ofori-Danson P.K. (1999) A first checklist of cetaceans of Ghana, Gulf of Guinea, and a shore-based survey of interactions with coastal fisheries. IWC Scientific Committee document SC/51/SM35, May 1999, Grenada. 9pp.

Ofori-Danson P.K., Van Waerebeek K. & Debrah S. (2003 A survey for the conservation of dolphins in Ghanaian coastal waters. Journal of the Ghana Science Association 5(2): 45-54.

Rabenkogo N. 1998. Aujourd’hui:les mangroves du Gabon. Le cri du Pangolin n°3.

Clapham, P. & Van Waerebeek, K. (2007) Bushmeat, the sum of the parts. Molecular Ecology 16: 2607-2609.

Van Waerebeek K., Ofori-Danson P.K. & Debrah J. (2009) The cetaceans of Ghana: a validated faunal checklist. West African Journal of Applied Ecology 15: 61-90.

World Bank (1995). Defining an Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta.Volume 1.West Central Africa Department,World Bank

Yawson, S. K. (2004). Gender, Environmental Management and the Quality of Water in the Sakumo Catchment. M. Phil Thesis, Environmental Science Programme,Faculty of Science, University of Ghana. 206 p.