Academic Staff

  27 Apr 2017

Chima, George Nwabuko






Chima, George Nwabuko

  1. Current Postal Address: Department of Geography and Planning, Abia

State University, Uturu.

  1. Permanent Home Address: Umuocholor Village, Ichiukwu Autonomous

Community, Isiala-Ngwa North, Abia State.

  1. Sex: Male
  2. Date of Birth: 9th September, 1962
  3. Place of Birth: Ichiukwu, Isiala-Ngwa North.
  4. Nationality: Nigerian
  5. Marital Status: Married
  6. School’s Attended:             Year                            Qualification obtained

(i)         Govt. College Umuahia                 1974-79                     WASC/GCE (O/L)

(ii)        Fed. Sch. of Arts & Sci, Aba           1980-81                     G.C.E (A/L)

(iii)       University of Nigeria, Nsukka        1981-85                     B.Sc. (Hons)

(iv)       University of Nigeria, Nsukka        1986-89                     M.Sc.

(v)        University of Nigeria, Nsukka        1989-April 1995        PhD


  1. Awards of Excellence

(i)         CODESRIA Award Winner for M.Sc. Thesis Writing (1988)

(ii)        CODESRIA Award Winner for Ph.D. Thesis Writing (1991)

(iii)       Educational Excellence Award (from Institute of Industrial Administration).

(iv)       Vocational Service Awards (from Rotary Club of Okigwe) (2011).









Work Experience

Establishment/Institution    Employer                  Year/Post Held

(i)         Govt. Teacher’s College                             NYSC Geog.Teacher 1985-1986

Langtang, Plateau State

(ii)        Dept. of Adult Education & UNN               Part-Time Geography

Extra-mural Studies                                     Tutor 1987-1994

(iii)       Dept. of Geography and

Planning  ABSU                                          Full-Time Lecturer   1996-Date

(iv)       Dept. of Geography & Metrology,

Nnamdi Azikiwe University; Awka                        Adjunct Lecturer       2012-Date

  1. Administrative Experience

Post                                                                                                    Period

(i)         Unit Head,

Department of Geography & Planning, ABSU                           1998-1999

(ii)       Head,

Department of Environmental

Resource Management (ERM), ABSU                                        2004-2006


(iii)       Faculty of Environmental Studies Post Graduate

Representative                                                                                 2008-2013

(iv)       ASUU-ABSU                         Financial Secretary                                    2002-2006

(v)        ASUU-ABSU                        Chairman                                          2008-2011

(vi)       Rotary Club of Okigwe        President       (District 9140)           2009-2010

(Vii)      Head, Department of Urban and Regional Planning ABSU   2013-2015

(viii)      Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies, ABSU                                   2016-


  1. University Service/Committees

Committees Post Held                                                        Date

(i)         School of Environmental                                                   Member 1997-2003

Studies Examination Committee

(ii)        Ike Nwachukwu Hostel                                                       Hall Warden  1998-2001


(iii)       Oyiba Aja Nwachukwu Hostel                                           Hall Warden  2001-2005


(iv)       Faculty of Environmental Studies

Conference and Seminars Committee    Chairman                  2007-2013

(v)        ABSU Post-UME Screening Test

Examination Committee.                             Member                      2006-2013



  1. Community Services
  • Vice Chairman, Oganihu Age grade, Ichi-ukwu 2004-Date
  • Chancellor, The Satellite Forum, Okigwe             1999-2002
  • President, Good Pals Circle, Okigwe 2005-2011
  • Member, Great Minds Club Int’l 2007-Date
  • Patron/ Federation of Ngwa Students 2006-Date
  • Patron, Association for Good Friends (AGF) Okigwe 2008-Date
  • Patron, Good Friends Club, Okigwe 2007-Date
  • Member, Okigwe Urban Community Policing 2006-Date
  • Member, Special Marsha! (FRSC)                                              2003-Date


  1. Area of Specialization

Hydrology and Water Resources (Water Supply, Planning, Management and Water Quality Analysis).


  1. Membership of Professional Bodies

(i)         Member, Association of Nigerian Geographers                                     1991-Date

(ii)        Nigerian Environmental Study Team (NEST)                            1991-Date


  1. Academic Publications

Publications (see attached)


  1. Present Status Professor                   2011-Date



Undergraduate Supervision:  Over 300 project works (In Geography,   Environmental Resources Mgt; and Urban and Regional Planning.

Post Graduate Supervision                          

Name of Candidates                                              Degree                      Year  

(i)         Aiczie, M.C.                                                   M.Sc                           2003

(ii)        Obot M.M.                                                      M.Sc.                          2005

(iii)       Uwaga, C.                                                     M.Sc.                          2005

(iv)       Ejim, J.J                                                         M.Sc.                          2005

(v)        Digha, O.N.                                                   M.Sc.                          2008

(vi)       Nkemdirim,  V.                                              M.Sc.                          2008

(vii)      Enyinna, G.C.                                               M.Sc.                          2008

(viii)     OkpeV.C. (in ERM)                                      M.Sc.                          2008

(ix)       Okonkwo, C.A.

(Dept. of Environment MGT.)                     M.Sc.                          2011

(x)        Otomofa, J.O.                                                M.Sc.                          2015

(GeoMET, NAU, Awka)

(xi)       Nwosu, A.C.                                                  M.Sc.                          2015

(GeoMET, NAU, Awka) with

Dr. E.E. Ezenwaji

(xii)      Nwagbara, M.O.                                           Ph.D.                          2008

(Co-Supervised with)

Prof. M.A. Ijioma

(xiii)     Ogbonna J.U.                                               Ph.D.                          2009

(Co-Supervised with)

Prof. M.A. Ijioma.

(xiv)     EzekweI.C.                                                    PhD                            2009

(Co-Supervised with)

Prof. M.A. Ijioma

(xv) Nwafor, K.O. (Co-Supervised with Prof. E.I.C. Agwu,      Ph.D   2011

(xvi)    Madu, Tessy

(Co-Supervised with)

Prof. I. S. Onwuckwa                               PhD                         2013

(xvii)     Nkemdirim V U                                       PhD                                2015

(Co-Supervised with)

Prof. M.A. Ijioma

(xviii)  Azunibine, C E                                          Ph. D                        2015

(Co-Supervised with)

Ass. Prof. OdimOdim




  1. Courses taught in Undergraduate
  • Element of physical Geography
  • Geomorphology and soil studies
  • Geographic thoughts
  • Geographic methodology
  • Contemporary philosophyand methodology of Geography
  • Water resources
  • Hydrology systems analysis (for ERM Department)
  • Water supply and drainage (for Architecture Department)
  • History and Philosophy of Science (for GST)
  • Public Health (for GST)


  1. Courses taught in Post Graduate
  • Philosophy and methodology of Geography
  • Drainage basin studies
  • Applied Hydrology
  • Water resources
  • Water quality analysis
  • Research methodology ( for URP and Estate Management Departments)
  • Spatial organization of society (for Architecture Department)
  • Environmental management (for Architecture Department 🙂


Recent Conferences / Workshops attended since 2008.

  1. Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG) held at University of Calabar, “Nigeria from 25th – 28 August, 2008.
  2. Rural Development Seminar with the Theme; “Rural Water Supply” held at Imo State University, Owerri Nigeria from 8th-9th April, 2009.
  3. Climate change and the Nigerian Environment organized by the Dept. of Geography, University of Nigeria Nsukka at Princess Alexandra Auditorium, UNN from 29th June – 2nd July, 2009.
  4. Advance Digital Appreciation Programmed for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPT). Organized by Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja and Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC). Held at the NCC center, Lagos from 2811 June – 2nd Jury, 2010.


23        Extra Curriculum Activities

Table Tennis, Novels and Movies

  1. Referees:

(i)         Prof M.A. Ijioma

Department of Geography and Planning, Abia State University, Uturu.

(ii)        Prof. Ify, Elekwa,

Department of biochemistry, Abia State University, Uturu.

(iii)       Prof.I.S. Onwuchekwa

Department of Geography and Planning/ Abia State University, Uturu.




  1. Articles in Learned Journals:
  2. Chima, G.N.   (1999):   Water Supply as   an   Instrument   for   Enhancing

Leadership in Nigeria. International Journal of Leadership. 1:31-36


  1. Chima, G.N. (2000a): Analysis of water supply shortages and their causes in

Parts of Imo State. Nigeria. Abia State University Environmental Review (ASUER): A Journal on the environment. 1V(I): 68-78


  1. Chima, G.N. (2000b): Water supply deficiency and its implication for rural

Development in Isiala Ngwa North and South L.G.A, Abia State, Nigeria. Abia State University Environmental Review (ASUER). A journal on the Environment, IV (II): 37-44.


  1. Chima, G.N. (2001): Recent development in rural water supply Techniques

in developing countries: A spatial perspective. Real Estate Journal 1(1): 6-24.




  1. Chima, G.N;  Nwaugo,  V.O  and  Okpe,  V.C.  (2007):  Water Resources

Development   in   Nigeria:   Some Environmental   Considerations:   A Review. Int. J. Biotechnol and Allied Sci. 2(3): 109-115.



  1. Chima, G.N. and Digha, O.N. (2007): The impact of flooding on river bank

Erosion in the central Niger Delta Region: The case of Bayelsa State Nigeria. Int. J. Biotechnol and Allied Sci. 2(1); 120-125.



  1. Nwaugo, V.O; Onyeagba, R.A; Chima G.N, and Umeham, S.N. (2007;Effects of

discharge of petroleum produced water on physicochernicai and bacterial Flora of Nkissa River in Egbema, Rivers Sme. Biotechnoi and Allied Sci. 2(1): 126-130.


  1. Nwaugo, V.O; Onyeagba, R A; Chima G.N. and Agwaranze, D.I. (2007): Effects of Drilling wastes on the Farmland microbial spectrum in Egbema, South-south Nigeria Community. Pakistan Research Journal of Microbiology. 2(8) 632-638.
  2.  Chima, G.N. and Okpe, V.C. (2007): The provision and maintenance of Sustainable water supplies in Nigeria: A strategic announcement. Int. J, BiotechnoL and Allied Sci. 2(2): 162-168.
  3. Chima, G.N; Nwaugo, V.O. and Okpe, V.C. (2007): Social and Economic

Benefits of potable water supplies in rural areas of Nigeria: An examination. Int. J. BiotechnoL and Allied ScL2(2): 146-153


  1. Iroegbu, A. N; Alozie, M.C. and Chima, G.N. (2007): A critical study on

Energetic Leakage control in water supply Network: A Neglected aspect of Envrionmental Engineering. The Nigerian Academic Forum. 13(2): 40-49.




  1. Chima, G.N; Alozie, M.C., Digha, O.N; and Enyinna, G.C. (2007): Swamp

Reclamation for human habitation: Its implication on the sustainability of wetlands (Acase study of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State); Int. J. BiotechnoL and Allied Sci. 2(3): 230-237.


  1. Chima, G.N and Nwagbara, M.O. (2007): Climate change and surface water

Resources in Northern Nigeria. Int. J. BiotechnoL and Allied Sci. 2(3):  250-257.


  1. Chima, G.N; Nwaugo, V.O. and Okpe,V.C. (2007); Water, waste and health

In southeastern Nigeria: A reappraisal. Abia State University Environmental Review; J. on the Environment. 6(1): 18-31.


  1. Chima, G.N. and Okpe, V.C(2007): Water supply problems in Nigeria:

Implication on Women and Children.Abia   State University Environmental Review: J, on the Environment. 6(1): 62-74.


  1. Chima, G.N; Nwaugo, V.O. and Okpe, V.C. (2008): Water supply and

Environmental health in Southeastern Nigeria: An Evaluation. Int. J. Environmental ScL4(4): 8-13,


  1. Chima, G.N; Urnunakwe, H.C; and Ezekwe, i.C. (2008): Issues in Urban

Renewal in Ngwa Road section of Aba, South-East Nigeria. Journal of Geographic thought (JOGET), 9(1&2): 83-94

  1. Chima, G.N; Nwaugo, V.O. and Okpe, V.C. and Nwankwo, U.I.

Assessment of water quality and environmental health in Nsukka area of South-Eastern Nigeria. J. AppLEnviro.i. Scl. 4(2): 92-99.


  1. Chima, G.N. Ogbonna, C.E, Ekpeyong, U.S; end Nwagbara, M.O. (2008):

Methods of Tracking Deterioration in Environment: An analysis.  J. of the Environment. 2(1): 106 119.


  1. Chima, G.N. and Okpe, V.C. (2008a): Water quality in Nsukka area of

South-Eastern Nigeria. J. of the Environment. 2(1): 38-48.


  1. Chima, G.N. and Okpe, V.C. (2008b): The problems of water resources

Management in South-eastern Nigeria: A review. Aarches-J; 7(2): 63-73,


  1. Chima, G.N; Nkemdirim,  V.U;   and Enyinnaya, G.C. (200):  Physic-chemical

and bacterioiogicai analysis of water samples from Selected points in Umuahia Urban: Implications for health. Int. J. Biotechnol. and Allied Sci. 3(1): 339-345.


  1. Chima, G.N; Ogbonna, C.E; Enete, I.C: and Ekpeyong, U.S. (2008): Effects


Of climate and climate change on human health. Int. J. Biotechnol and Allied Sci. 3(1): 328-334.


  1. Chima, G.’N. And Digha, O.N. (2008): Assessment of the suitability of !he

Kolo creek surface water for Aqua culture: in Obia L.G.A. of Bayelsa

State, in the central Niger Delta of Nigeria. Ikogho. 5(1): 56-61.


  1. Nwaugo, V.O; Etok, C.A; Chima, G.N. and Ogbonnna, C.E. (2008): Impact of

Cassava Mill Effluent (CME) on soil Physic-chemical and Microbial Community Structure and Functions. Nig. J. microbiology. 22(1): 1681-1688.


  1. Nwaugo, V.O; Chima, G.N; Etok,.C.A; and Umeham, S.N. (2008); Effects of

Cassava Effluents on the Physic-chemic&.l parameters and Microbial flora of Nkissa river, Egbema, Rivers State. Int. J. BiotechnoL and Allied Sci, 3(1): 346-353.



  1. Onwuchekwa, I.S; Onochie,A.U; Chima, G.N. and Akinjogunla, OJ. (2008):

Bacteriological and Physico-chemical evaluation of the quality of Ihuku Stream in Isuikwuato L.G.A; Abia Stats, South-east Nigeria. Int. J. Biotechnol and Allied Sci. 3(1): 387-393


  1. Onwuchekwa, LS; Chima, G.N. and Ezekwe, I.C, (2008): An assessment of the

level of adoption of improved oil palm production technologies by small scale farmers in Abia State. Nigeria. Ikogho, 5(11); 8-12.


  1. Iroegbu, A.N; Chima, G.N. and Aiozie, M. (2008a): Correlation theory: the

QuantitativeMethod of Measuring Linear Correlation. Nig. J. of Res. and Prod; 13(2): 54-67.


  1. Iroegbu, A.N; Chima, G.N. and Aiozie, M. (2008b): A Pragmatic Approach on

Rationalization and Automatic selectors of Water Pump Impellers: A Crucial aspect of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. Muti Discipl. J. Res. Dev. 10(6): 54-61


  1. Chima, G.N; Nkemdirim, V.U., and Iroegbu. A.N. (2009): Water Demand and

Supply in UmuahiaUrban-Abia State: Critical Study. Knowledge Review. 18(1): 9-15.


  1. Chima, G.N; Ogbonna, C.E. and Ugbogu, O.C. (2009): Appraisal of the role of

Dams in river Ecosystems. Int. J. Environmental Sci. 5(2): 9-12.


  1. Chima, G.N: Nwagbara, M.O., and Ijioma, M.A. (2009): Rainfall response; to

Dam/irrigation projects in Northern Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Sciences. 8(1): 41-50.




  1. Chima, G.N; Umunakwe, H.C. and Ezekwe, LC, (2009): Structure and traffic

capacity of urban roads in Nigeria: The case of Aba Metropolis, South Eastern Nigeria. J.of ‘Applied Sciences. 12(2): 8419-8433.


  1. Chima, G.N, and Ugbong, LA. (2009a): Characterizing surface runoff and urban

Floods in the Calabar drainage area using Cartographic methods. J. Sci. Engr. Tech; 16(2): 8828-8840.


  1. Chima, G.N; Umunakwe. H.C; Ezekwe, I.C. and Nwodoh, C.I. (2009). Urban

flood Management and Impact of Urban floods on property rents in Aba, South Eastern Nigeria. J. Sci. Engr. Tech; 16(2): 8897-8909.


  1. Chima, G.N; Ogbonna, C.E. and Nwankwo, I.U. (2009): Effects of Urban

Wastes on the quality of Asata river in Enugu, South Eastern. Nigeria. Global J. Environ. Sci.8(1): 31 -39.


  1. Chima, G.N; Okpe, V.C. and Nkemdirim, V.C. (2009): The Role of Women as

participants and beneficiaries in water resources management in rural areas of Nigeria: A review. J. Sci. Engr. Tech; 16(3): 9013-9024.


  1. Nwaugo, V.O; Etok, C.A;  Onwuchekwa, I.S,  and Chima,  G.N.  (2009):

Assessment of the Physico-chemical and M’crobial Diversity of Orashi River Flood Plain in Egberna. Journal of Applied Sciences. 12(2): 8380-8391.


  1. Nwaugo, V.O;  Chima,  G.N;   Elekwa,  I.  and Onwuchekwa,   I.S.   (2009):

Comparative Assessment of Domestic Water Supply Sources in Ishiagu, Heavy Metal Mining Community in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Journal Applied Sciences. 12(2): 8473-8480.


  1. Nwaugo. V.O; Chima, G.N; Elekwa, I. and Inyang, C.A. (2009): Evaluation

of Surface Water Quality in Heavy Metal Mining Area of Ishiagu, South Eastern Nigeria. J. Sci. Engr. Tech; 16(2): 8781-8794.


  1. Digha, O.N; Chima, G.N; and Obiene, E.A. (2009): The Causes and Problems

of Water Pollution in Kolo Creek in OgbiaL.G.A. of Bayelsa State, Central Niger Delta Region, Nigeria. Int J. Environ. Sci. 5(1): 100-108.


  1. Chima, G.N, and Ugbong, LA. (2009b): Anomalous Bifurcation Ratios and

Drainage Density Indexes as Indicators of Flood Conditions in Calabar Metropolis. African J.of Sciences, 10 (1): 2313-2326.


  1. Chima, G,N., Okpe., V.C., and Nwankwo, I.U. (2C09): Physico-chemical and

Bacteriological Analysis of Surface and Ground water Resources of Nsukka Area of Southeastern Nigeria. African J.of Sciences, 10 (i): 2459-2473.

45,       Chima G.N., Ijioma M.A, Ezekwel.C, and NwaugoV.O. (2009): Assessing

Historical Changes in Heavy Metals in the Sediments of the Ivo River Basin, South Eastern, Nigeria; Using Regional Markers and Multivariate Statistics. World J. of Biotechnology, 10(1): 1537-1548.


  1. Chima, G.N,   and Ugbong,   LA.   (2009c):   Water,   Peace   and   Conflict

Resolution: A Spatial Overview Using Case Studies. World Journal of Biotechnology, 10 (3): 1630-1639.


  1. Digha, O.N; Chima, G.N. and Nkemdirim, V.U. (2009): Waste Water Reuse,

Public Health and Environment; The need for Effective Monitoring in Nigeria. Journal of Environ. Studies and Policy Analysis, 2 (1): 77-89.


  1. Digha, O.N. and Chima, G.N. (2009): A Review of Global Desertification;

Causes, Implications and the way forward: Contemporary Challenges in Research and Sustainable Development in the Third World. J. Environ. Research and Policies, 4 (3): 42-49.



  1. Nwagbara, M. O; Ijioma, M.A; Chima, G.N. and Idoko M.A. (2009): Decadai

Variations in Stressed and non-stress Vegetation in Northern Nigeria. Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 8(1&2): 141 – 154


  1. Chima, G.N.   Nwaugo,   V.O.   and Ezekwe,  l.C.   (2010):  Impacts of Rock

Quarrying on Akwukwu: Tributary of the Ivo River in Ishiagu Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Journal Applied and Environmental Sciences, 6 (2): 68 -73.


  1. Chima, G.N. Ezekwe, C.I; Ijioma, M.A, and Opuene, K. (2010): Preliminary

Assessment of Heavy Metals in active Stream and Lake Bottom Sediment: in the Ivo River Basin, South East, Nigeria. Intl. Journal Applied Environmental Sciences, 5 (6): 803-812.


  1. Digha, O. N; Chima, G.N; and Appah, M. O, (2010): The Effects of Gas Flaring

on Soils Bacteria Spectrum of Kolo Creek Flow Station in Ogbia L.G.A. of Bayelsa State, Niger Delta Nigeria. Int. Journal of Bioscience, 5(1): I – 10.


  1. Onwuchekwa, I. S. Chima, G.N. and Okorigwe, D.S, (2010): Vital Registration in

Rural Nigeria: Its Implications for National Development. Abia Journal of Population Studies, 1:29-36.

  1. Chima, G. N.; Ijioma, M. A; Nwagbara, M.O. and Nwaugo, V. O. (2011) Sensitivity of Vegetation to decadal variations in Temperature and Rainfall over Northern Nigeria. Journal of Soil Science and- Environment Management, 2(8): 228-236


  1. Chima, G, N; Ezekwe, C I; Digha, NO . (201 1): An assessment of medical waste

management in health institutions in Yenegoa, South-South Nigeria. World Review of Science, Technology and sustainable development, 8 (23/4):224-233


  1. Ezekwe, I. C; Aisubeogun. A. O; Chima, G. N. and Odubo. E. (2011): TDS-ES

Graph Analysis and Rural Water Supply Implications of Water Quality of a River affected by Mining in South-eastern Nigeria. Frontiers of Earth Science,.Doi:10.1007/s 11707-011-0201-2


  1. Ezekwe, I. C;  Odubo, E;  Chima, G. N;  and Onwuchekwa, I.  S. (2011)

Groundwater Occurrence and Flow Patterns in the Ishiagu Mining Area of South Easten Nigeria; Frontiers of Earth Science. Doi 10.1007/s11707-011-0203-0

  1. Ezekwe I. C. Odu, N N, Chima G. N and Opigo, A (2012): Assessing Regional Groundwater Quality and its Implication in the Lokpaukwu. Lekwesi and Ishiagu Minning Areas of South Eastern Nigeria using Factor Analysis. Frontier of Earth Sci. Doi:  10.1007/s 12665-012-1539-9


  1. Ezekwe, I.C, Chima, G. N and Ikogori, G (2013) An Investigation of Selected Microbial Pollutants in Ground Water Sources in Yenagoa Town, Bayelsa, Nigeria. Estudos de BIOLOGIA, 35(84): 77-84


  1. Chima G, N, Obi, L I ,Alaka , I. N Eze , M U and Azubuine C E (2013) Impact of

Labour  Constants on Real Property Development in Nigeria. World Journal of Biotechnology, 14 (2): 2135-2140


  1. Alaka, I.N, Chima, G. N,Eze, M.U and Azubuine C E (2013): Land price-to-hostel

Rent Model: A Precursor to Investor Rent Performance Assessment at Futophima, Nigeria. World Journal of Biotechnology, 14 (2): 2183-2193.


  1. NwagbaraM.O ,Chiam G .N and Ndukwe Okoye, N. (2014) Climate Change and

Gully Erosion in the Derived Savannah of South-Eastern Nigeria. Intl J.

of Environment, Ecology, Family and urban studies (IJEEFUS), 4 (3): 77-84.



  1. B. Chapters in Referred University Books:


  1. Chima, G.N (1998a): Efficient River Basin Management in Nigeria in Arunsi, S.I

and Chima, G.N. (eds); Sustainable Environment and Development in Nigeria. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers, 97-103.


  1. Chima, G.N (1998b): The Provision of Water Supply as an index for Improving the Quality of life of the Rural Children in Africa, in Arunsi S.I. and Chima, G.N. (eds); Sustainable Environment and Development in Nigeria. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers, 125-129.


  1. Chima, G.N  and  Chiemeka, I.U.  (!998):  Impact  of Science  on  the Environment; in Ogbonnaya, C.I. and Ezumah, B.S. (eds); ‘Uriiv text in History and Philosophy of Science, Okigwe: Whytem Publishers 155-171.


  1. Chima, G.N (1998c): Historical Development of Landforms; in Oleka, M.O. (ed);

‘Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science ‘{A Freshman’s course). Okigwe: Whytem Publishers. 26-43.


  1. Chima, G.N (1998c): Historical Development of Engineering Technology

Oleka, M.O. (ed); Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science. (A Freshman’s course). Okigwe: Whytem publishers, 205-216.


  1. Chima, G.N (2000c): Rural   water investment in Nigeria:  Successes  and

Failures of water supply projects in parts of Imo State; in Aja, A.A and Emeribe, A.C. (eds); Policy and contending issues in Nigerian National Development Strategy. Enugu : John Jacob Classic Publishers,. 184 -196.


  1. Chima, G.N and Nnachi,  R.O.   (2001):   Science   and   Philosophy; an

Overview; in Ogbonnaya, C.I. and Onyike, N.B. (eds): Modern Text in History and Philosophy of Science. Okigwe: Crystal publishers, 1 I-25.


  1. Chima, G.N (2001a): The Physical Environment; in Ogbonnaya, C.I.

Onyike, N.B. (eds); Modern Text in History and Philosophy of Sci. Okigwe: Crystal Publishers, 76-105.


  1. Chima, G.N and Ogbonna, J.U. (2001): Man and his Natural Resources. In

Ogbonnaya, C.I. and Onyike, N.B. (eds):  Modern Text in history, Philosophy of Science. Okigwe: Crystal publishers, 106-117.


  1. Chima, G.N (2001b): The age of Science and “Technology; in Ogbonnaya

C.I. and Onyike, N.B.(eds); Modern Text in History and Philosophy of Science. Okigwe: Crystal publishers, 242-259.


  1. Chima, G.N (2006): Water supply and Housing in Nigeria: A situation

appraisal; in Kalu, A.I. and Chima, G.N.(eds); Housing Development Nigeria (concepts, issues and Strategies). Abakaliki: Pauli ton pp. 284-296.


  1. Chima, G.N and Alozie, M.(2006): Marching the Average Daily Demand of

Water (ADD) in Isiala Ngwa with .Institutional and Corporate  Interventions as a pre-requisite for sustainable Rural Housing Delivery. In Kalu, A.I and Chima, G.N. (eds); Housing Development in Nigeria (concepts, issues and strategies). Abakaliki; Palimonypress,187-194.


  1. Chima, G.N and Nwagbara, M.O. (2010a): Drought: Causes, Effects and

Mitigation Strategies. In Eyisi, J; Obienusi, E.A. and Omazu, E. (eds); Celebration of Academics Excellence. Enugu: El’demak Publishers, pp. 159-165.

  1. Chima, G.N and Nwagbara, M.O. (2010b): Climate change and Land Cover

variability. In Eyisi, J; Obienusi, E.A. and Omazu, E. (eds); Celebration of Academics Excellence. Enugu: El’demak publishers, pp. 129-135.


  1. Chima, G.N; Nwagbara, M.D. and Ogbonna, C.E. (2010): Climate Change Building and Urban Design, in Chima, G.N. and Kalu, A.I. (eds)Contemporary Issues in Environmental Sciences. Uluru: ABSU Press, 1-20.


  1. Chima, G.N.Ogbonna,    C.E,    and    Ekpenyong,    U.S.    (2010): Floods:

Socio-economic Costs and Mitigation Strategies. In Chima, G.N. and Kalu, A.I. (eds), Contemporary issues in Environmental Sciences, Uturu: ABSU      Press, 65-78.


  1. Chima,  G.N;  Nwankwo,  I.U.   and Uwerevu,  E.D.  (2010):  Environmental effects of  oil   spillage.   In   Chima, G.N. and Kalu,  A.I.   (Contemporary issues in Environmental Sciences, Uturu: ABSU, Press, pp. 79 – 96.


  1. Chima, G.N. and Okpe, V.C. (20JO): Biodiversity Depletion: Causes, effects: and

preventive measures. In Chima, G.N and Kalu, A.I (eds), Contemporary Issues in Environmental Sciences, Uturu: ABSU press, pp.124 – 158.


  1. Chima, G.N. Digha, O.N. and Obiene, E.A. (2010); Solid Waste Management; And Basic Sanitation. In Chima, G.N. and Kalu, A.I. (eds), Contemporary Issues in Environmental Sciences, Uturu: ABSU, Press; 232-258.


  1. Chima, G.N; Ugbong, I.A. and Inya, P.E. (201.0): The Role of man in the Drainage Basin. In Chima, G.N. and Kalu, A.I. (eds), Contemporary Issues in Environ. Sci. Uturu: ABSU, Press; 384-401.


  1. Chima, G.N; Digha, O.N. and Onwuchekwa, I.S. (2010): Water Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control Measures. In Chima. G.N. and Kalu, A.I. (Contemporary Issues in Environ. Science); Uturu: ABSU, Press; 431 -455.


  1. Chima, G. N. and Azuwike, D. O. (2011). Water Investments in Nigeria: An

Appraisal. In: Kalu, A. I (ed), Aspects of Real Estate Investments, Uturu: ABSU Press; pages, 1 78 – 202.


  1. Chima, G. N; Ogwo, P.A; and Iheukwumere, I. (2014): Public Health Education: An Introduction, in Chima, G. N (ed) Modern Text in Public Health Education for

Tertiary Institutions Uturu; ABSU Press, pp. 1-22

  1. Chima, G. N. and Iheukwumere I, (2014): Maintaining a Healthy Environment, in Chima, G. N (ed) Modern Text in Public Health Education for Tertiary Institutions Uturu; ABSU Press, pp. 40-54


  1. Chima, G. N ,Ogwo, P. A and Alozie G. C (2014): Emerging problems in Public

Health: Environmental Hazard and Accidents. In Chima G.N. (ed), Modern         Text in Public Health Education For Tertiary Institutions, ABSU press. Pp. 280-289


  1. Chima G. N;Uzoanya, S U and Azubuine C E (2014): Water, Flooding and HumanHealth. In Chima, G. N (ed), Modern Text in Public Health Education for Tertiary Institutions Uturu; ABSU Press, pp. 290-307.


  1. Ibe, C; Chima , G. N and Solomaon C. U (2014): Noise Pollution. In Chima, G. N (ed) Modern Text in Public Health Education for Tertiary Institutions Uturu; ABSU Press, pp. 308-317.



  1. Editor/Co-Editor:
  2. Arunsi, S.I.   and   Chima,   G.N.   (1998):   Sustainable   Environment   and                                 Development in Nigeria. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers. 285.


  1. Kalu, A.I. and Chima,  G.N.  (2006): Housing Development in Nigeria

(Concepts, Issues and Strategies). Abalaliki: Paulinton Press, 301.


  1. Chima, G. N. and Kalu, A. I. (2010). Contemporary Issues in Environmental.

Sciences. Uturu: ABSU Press,. 485.

  1. Chima G.N (2014) Modern Text in Public Health Education for Tertiary Institutions Uturu; ABSU Press, 344 pages


  1. Co-Editor of Journal:


  1. Journal Of the Environment: A publication of the Faculty of Environmental

Studies, Abia State University, Uturu.



  1. Published Conference Proceedings:


  1. Chima, G.N. and Digha, O.N. (2010): Community water supply and human Health in Ogbia L.G.A of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. In Igbozurike U.M. Ijioma, M.A. and Onyenechere. E.C. (eds), Rural Water supply in Nigeria, Owerri: Cape Publishers Int. Ltd. 188-194.


96        Nwagbara, M.O; Ijioma, M.A and Chima, G.N.  (2010): Climate change

Precipitation and rural water supply in Northern Nigeria. In Igbozurike U.M. U.M. and Ijioma, M.A and Onyenechere, E. C. (eds) Rural in Nigeria, Owerri: Cape Publishers Int. Ltd, 14-25.


  1. Nwagbara, M.O; Ijioma, M.A. and Chima, G.N. (2010): Climate Change flooding

in Northern Nigeria: An examination of rainfall trends over in region. In Anyadike, R.N.C; Madu, I.A. and Ajaero, C.K. (eds), Climate-Change   and  the  Nigerian   Environment.   Enugu:   Jamoe   Publishers (Nigeria), 525-538.






Prof. G.N.  Chima

Professor of Geography and Planning

(Hydrology and water Resources)

Phone: 08034921065