Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)
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Geology, Faculty of Science

Dr. NUHU DEGREE Umar

Lecturer II

HYDROGEOLOGY; WATER RESOURCES; ENVIRONMENT; ENGINEERING GEOLOGY; GEOETHICS

Profile

B.Sc. Geology and Mining

M.Sc. Geography (Environmental and Resource management)

M.Sc. Geology (Hydrogeology)

Ph.D. Geology (Hydrogeology)

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals

    1. Umar , N.D. and Igwe, O.  (2019):  Geo‑electric method applied to groundwater protection of a granular sandstone aquifer Applied Water Science 9:112; https://doi.org/10.1007/s13201-019-0980-2

    2. Umar, N.D., Igwe, O. and Idris, I. G. (2019): Evaluation and Characterization of Groundwater of the Maastrichtian Lafia Formation, Central Benue Trough, Nigeria. Journal of Earth System Science. J. Earth Syst. Sci. (2019) 128:168; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-019-1199-1

    3. Onwuka, S. O., Umar, N. D., Omonona, O. V. and Idris, I. G. (2019): Heavy metals and rare earth elements distribution in the brine fields of Awe, Keana and Giza, Central Benue Trough,Nigeria. Journal of African Earth Sciences 157 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103514

    4. Omonona, O. V., Amah J. O., Olorunju, S. B., Waziri S. H., Ekwe, A. C., Umar, N.D. and Olofinlade, S. W.  (2018): Hydrochemical characteristics and quality assessment of groundwater from fractured Albian carbonaceous shale aquifers around Enyigba-Ameri, southeastern Nigeria. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Vol. 191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7236-3

    5. Umar, N.D., Idris, I.G., Aliyu, M.K. and Idris, M.S. (2018): Assessment of Aquifer Protective Capacity and Corrosion Potential using Electrical Resistivity Techniques in the Sandstone Aquifer of Lafia and Environs, Nasarawa state. Nigerian. Nigerian Journal of Physics 20(s), pp83-94.

    6. Umar, N.D., Idris, I.G. and Abdullahi, A.I. (2018): Groundwater Level Fluctuation in Response to Climatic Variation and its Geotechnical    Implication in Part of Awgu Shale, Central Benue Trough, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Geosciences, 6(2), pp178-183

    7. Umar, N.D., Idris, I.G. and Abdullahi, A.I. (2018): Hydrogeophysical Investigation of the Aquifers of Brine Fields of Awe and Environs, Central Benue Trough, Nigeria. Int. J. of Scien. & Eng. Res. 9(3).

    8. Ocheri, M.I., Odoma, L.A. and Umar, N.D. (2014): Groundwater Quality in Nigeria Urban Area: A Review. Global J. Sci. Frontier Research, 14(3).

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Skills

Administrative97%
Research98%
Lecturing Skill99%