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2011 Publications

2011 IESS - Assessment of Organochlorine Pesticide Residue Levels in the Roots of Mondia Whitei Linn (Hook.F) Sleels and Cryptolepis Sanguinolenta (Lind L) Schlt Medicinal Plants Used in Traditional Medicine

Studies were conducted to assess the levels of organochlorine pesticide (OCP) residues in the roots of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta and Mondia whitei, medicinal plants used in traditional medicine in Ghana.

2011 IESS - Assessment of Heavy Metals in Surface Sea Water, Suspended Particulate Matter and Surficial Sediment at Tema Port

Fifty (50) years after the construction of the Tema Port, no comprehensive study has been undertaken to assess heavy metal pollution at the port. This study therefore aimed at investigating the spatio-temporal distribution of heavy metals iron (Fe), zinc (Zn) , nickel (Ni), chromium (Cr), cobalt (Co), manganese (Mn), copper (Cu), cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and vanadium (V) in surface seawater, suspended particulate matter (SPM) and surficial sediments.

2011 IESS - An Assessment of the Quality of Drinking Water Supply in Urban Ghana and its Effects on Health (The Case of Teshie)

Teshie is a Ga fishing settlement along Ghanaian the coast of the Gulf of Guinea. The area has been without any proper water supply for the past 20 years. Due to the perineal water shortage in the community, people in Teshie depend mostly on water supplies from private water companies (tanker supplies) and store the water in storage facilities like polyethylene and cement tanks for long periods of time.

2011 IESS - An Assessment of Environmental Conditions Within Two Coastal Tourism Destinations in Ghana a Case Study of Kokrobite and Bortiano

Coastal tourism, though in its nascent stage in Ghana's tourism development efforts, is an important driving force behind environmental change in coastal communities including Kokrobite and Bortianor, the focal area for this study.

2011 IESS - An Assessment of Chemical and Microbial Contamination of Some Selected Seafoods Landed on the Ghana Coast

Seafood consumption is an important route of human exposure to organic and inorganic contaminants as well as microbes. Fish tissues from three (3) commonly consumed seafoods obtained from seven fishing landing sites along the coast of Ghana between August and October. 2009.