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Dr. Azubuike Solomon Ekwere

Senior Lecturer
Geology
asekwere@unical.edu.ng

Dr Azubuike Solomon Ekwere is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geology, Faculty of Physical Sciences in the University of Calabar. He holds a B.Sc degree in Geology from the University of Calabar (2000), M.Sc degree in Mineral Exploration from the Department of Geology, University of Ibadan (2004) and a PhD in Environmental Geosciences/Hydrogeology from the Department of Geology, University of Calabar (2010). Dr. Ekwere is an astute, hardworking and goal oriented researcher. He has published a remarkable number of academic articles in both local and international journals as well as authored a book on hydrogeochemistry from his PhD research. His research interests and as evident in his publications, straddle the fields of; Environmental Geochemistry, Hydrogeology/Hydrogeochemistry and Water Resource Management. He has also been involved in numerous consultancy services on Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Hydrological Monitoring and Assessment for a wide range of clients. Dr Ekwere is a recipient of the World Bank/STEP B – Innovators Of Tomorrow (IOT) Research and Technology Development Grant (2010). He is currently a Research Consultant with UNICEF Abuja office in Nigeria. He is also the Research Team Leader of the Geological and Environmental Research Group (GERG), Department of Geology, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. His hobbies include football, hiking and swimming.

Ochelebe Ibu, Ekwere Azubuike S. and Ekwere Solomon J. (2017). Environmental Implications of the Geochemical Dispersion of Heavy Metals in soils and water in Okpoma Area, South eastern Nigeria.International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations. Volume 6, Issue 69, pp 105-113.


Azubuike S. Ekwere and Aniekan E. Edet (2107). A Comparative Assessment of Vulnerability of the Oban Massif Aquifer System, SE-Nigeria, Using DRASTIC, GOD and AVI Model. International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations. Volume 6, Issue 68, pp 39-45.


U. N. Umoren, A. E. Edet and A. S. Ekwere (2016). Geotechnical Assessment of a Dam Site: A Case Study of Nkari Dam, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering. Volume 6, No. 2 pp 73-88. 


Azubuike S. Ekwere and Solomon J. Ekwere (2015). Heavy Metal Assessment of Groundwaters in the Vicinities of Dumpsites in Calabar Metropolis, South-Eastern Nigeria. Earth Sciences. Volume 4, No. 6 pp 261-265


Azubuike S. Ekwere and Aniekan E. Edet (2015) Vulnerability Assessment of Aquifers within the Oban Massif, South-Eastern Nigeria, using DRASTIC Method. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research. Volume 6, Issue 10 pp 1123-1135.


Azubuike S. Ekwere, Solomon J. Ekwere, Bassey E. Ephraim, Anthony N. Ugbaja (2014) Distribution of Heavy Metals in Urban Soils; A Case Study of Calabar Area, South-Eastern Nigeria. Geosciences. Volume 4, No. 1 pp 23-28.


Azubuike Ekwere, Solomon Ekwere and Vladimir Obim (2013) Heavy metal geochemistry of stream sediments from parts of the Eastern Niger Delta Basin, South-Eastern Nigeria. RMZ- Materials and Geoenvironment. Volume 60 pp 205-210.


Azubuike S. Ekwere, Aniekan E. Edet and Solomon J. Ekwere (2012) Groundwater chemistry of the Oban Massif, South-Eastern Nigeria. Revista Ambiente & Agua- An Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Science: Vol.7, No. 1 pp 51-66.


A. S. Ekwere and A. Edet (2012) Hydrogeochemical Signatures of Different Aquifer Layers in the Crystalline Basement of Oban Area (SE Nigeria). Journal of Geography and Geology. Vol. 4, No. 1 pp 90-102.


A. S. Ekwere and A. Edet (2012) Distribution and Chemical Speciation of Some Elements in the Ground Waters of Oban Area (South-Eastern Nigeria). Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 3 pp 207-214.


Azubuike S. Ekwere and Anthony A. Elueze (2012) Trace Element Assessment of Stream Sediments Around the Aluminium Smelting Company in Ikot Abasi, South-Eastern Nigeria. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. Vol.4, No. 4 pp 256-261.


Ekwere, A. S and Edet, A (2012) Trace metals in ground and surface waters of the Oban Massif area, SE Nigeria. Advances in Applied Sciences Research. Vol.3, No. 1 pp 312-318.


Azubuike E., Aniekan Edet, Aniediobong Ukpong and Vladimir Obim (2011) ASSESSMENT OF SEASONAL VARIATIONS OF HYDROCHEMICAL SIGNATURES OF SURFACE WATER QUALITY USING MULTIVARIATE STATISTICAL METHODS. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. Vol. 13, No.8 pp 51-64.


Ekwere, A. S., Edet, A & Ukpong, A. J (2011) Hydrochemistry of the near shore marine bay, Calabar River (South-eastern, Nigeria). RMZ- Materials and Geoenvironment. Volume 58, No.4 pp 421-436. 


A. Edet, T. N. Nganje, A. J. Ukpong and A. S. Ekwere (2011) Groundwater chemistry and quality of Nigeria: A status review. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 5, No. 13 pp 1152-1169.


Edet, A., Ukpong, A. J. and Ekwere, A. S. (2011) A statistical tool for predicting the impact of climate variability on groundwater resources in Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria. Africa Geoscience Review. Vol. 18, No. 4 pp 127-137. 


Elueze, A. A., Ekwere, A. S. and Nton, M. E. (2009) Geoenvironmental assessment of the environs of the Aluminium Smelting Company in Ikot Abasi,    southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Mining and Geology. Vol. 45, No. 2 pp 115-128.

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10. 37th Annual International Conference
Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Jos,
Start: Sunday 18th March, 2001
End: Friday 23rd March, 2001
1. 54th Annual International Conference of Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Kano,
i. Temporal and Spatial Geoenvironmental Assessment of the Quarrying Districts of the Oban Massif. ii. Geomorphological Control on Groundwater Occurrence within the Basement Terrain of Keffi Area, North-Central Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 18th March, 2018
End: Friday 23rd March, 2018
5. 48th Annual International Conference of Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Lagos,
An overview of the groundwater chemistry and quality of Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 18th March, 2012
End: Friday 23rd March, 2012
8. 46th Annual International Conference of Nigeria
Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Calabar,
Start: Sunday 21st March, 2010
End: Friday 26th March, 2010
3. 52nd Annual International Conference of Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Ilorin,
Vulnerability assessment of aquifers within the Oban Massif, south-eastern Nigeria, using DRASTIC method.
Start: Sunday 20th March, 2016
End: Friday 25th March, 2016
4. Eighteenth (18th) International Water Technology Conference IWTC, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt,
Vulnerability assessment of aquifers within the Oban Massif, south-eastern Nigeria, using DRASTIC method.
Start: Thursday 12th March, 2015
End: Saturday 14th March, 2015
7. Environmental Management Conference held in Abeokuta
Impact of climate change on groundwater resources: An example from Cross River State, South-eastern Nigeria.
Start: Monday 5th September, 2011
End: Wednesday 7th September, 2011
An overview of the groundwater chemistry and quality of Nigeria.
Hydrogeochemical assessment of the Oban Massif, south eastern Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 20th March, 2011
End: Friday 25th March, 2011
9. 45th Annual International Conference of Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Owerri,
. Geoenvironmental assessment of the environs of the Aluminium Smelting Company in Ikot Abasi, southeastern Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 22nd March, 2009
End: Friday 27th March, 2009
2. 53rd Annual International Conference of Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) held in Abuja,
. A Comparative Assessment of Vulnerability of the Oban Massif Aquifer System, SE-Nigeria, Using DRASTIC, GOD and AVI Model.
Start: Sunday 19th March, 2017
End: Friday 24th March, 2017
No Results for Grants/Awards Received