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Dr. Afangideh Asuquo Isong

Assoc. Professor
Geography and Environmental Science
idehidehak@unical.edu.ng

Asso. Prof. Afangideh Asuquo Isong has worked in the university of Calabar for over 25 years having been employed in 2nd October 1990.  He holds a Ph.D degree in Climatology and climate science from University of Uyo, Nigeria an M.Sc. degree in Tropical Climatology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1989, and a Bachelor in Geography and Regional Planning in 1985 from the University of Calabar. He has won the University of Calabar Staff Development Fellowship and awards in 2000. His area of research interest is the environment generally particularly, Climatology and Climate Science, Hydrology, Research Methodology and Statistics.  He has over 30 research articles including conferences papers to his credit.  He has initiated the first World Environmental Day Conference since 2016 in his Department, A Book Project  - The Cross River Region and has collaborated with several individuals and organizations on social and environmental research activities.  Asso. Prof. A. I. Afangideh belongs to several associations both academic and social.  He is a member of the Association of Nigerian Geographers, the West African Climate Change Research Group with emphasis in adaptation and mitigation strategies. who has supervised well over 80 B.Sc. (Hons.) degree Project and about 10 M. Sc. and Ph.D. He is happily married with children.     

Afangideh, A.1., Iyiade, E.A. & Williams, J.J. (2017). Aspects of Indigenous Knowledge System of Weather Prediction by Peasants Farmers in Akwa Ibom State, South Eastern, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental and Earth Science, International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), ISSN (paper) 2224-3216.


Abua, M.A., Afangideh, A.I., Ayiri, B.A. & Akiang, A.J. (2015). An Empirical Assessment of Value-Chain Analysis and Competitive Water Quality Assessment in Ikot Akpa Nkuk Community in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 214-224.


Afangideh, A.1., Iyiade, E.A. & Williams, J.J. (2017). Aspects of Indigenous Knowledge System of Weather Prediction by Peasants Farmers in Akwa Ibom State, South Eastern, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental and Earth Science, International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), ISSN (paper) 2224-3216.


Afangideh, A.I., Abia, R. P., Ojua, T. A. & Archibong, E. P. (2011). Theoretical Overview of Disease Epidemiology and Diffusion at Global Level. Faculty of Social Sciences, Uniuyo Publication. International Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 2. 


Afangideh, A.I., Akpan, P.A., & Udofia, E.P. (2012). Adaptive Response Problems of Subsistence Farmers to Rainfall Changes in South-Eastern Nigeria. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 10. 


Afangideh, A.I., Akpan, P. A., Udofia, E.P. & Ukeh, D.A. (2012). Socio-demographic Determinants of Response Strategies by Resource-poor Farmers to Climate Change in South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Geography and Geology, Vol. 4, No. 1.


Afangideh, A.I., Obong, L.B. & Robert, U.I. (2012). Assessment of Non-government Organizations’ Contribution to Environmental Awareness in Nigeria. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences: B Geography and Environmental Geosciences. Vol. 12, Issue II.


Afangideh, A.I., Njar, G.N., Ewa, E.E., Eli, H.D. & Iwara, A.I. (2011). Assessment of Water Quality Status of Borehole in Calabar South Local Government Area, Cross River State. International Journal of Biosciences (IJB). Vol. 1, No. 5, p. 71-76.


Afangideh, A.I., Okpiliya, F.E. & Eja, E.I. (2010). A Preliminary Investigation into the Annual Rainfall and Patterns for Selected Towns in Parts of South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development. Canadian Centre of Science and Education. Vol. 3, No. 3.


Izugbara C. O. & Afangideh, A. I. (2005). Urban Women's - Use of Rural-Based Health Care Services. The Case of Igbo Women in Aba City, Nigeria. Journal of Urban Health, Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, Vol. 82, No. 1, Pg. 111-121.


Okongor, G. N., Afangideh, I.A. & Obong, L. O. (2013). Impact of rainfall regime on cocoa production in Etung Local Government Area, Cross River State – Nigeria. Asian Journal of Agricultural and Food Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 5.


Afangideh, A.I., Ekpe, I.A., & Offiong, R.A. (2013). Implications of Changing Rainfall Patterns on Building Loss in Calabar. International Journal of Innovative Environmental Studies Research, 1 (2), 10-18.


Ekpe, I.A., Afangideh, A.I. & Offiong, R.A. (2013). Assessment of Rainfall Variation and Trends  in Calabar for the Period 1982-2011. International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences. Vol. 3, Issue II,


Afangideh, A.I., Akpan, P.A., Aniah, E., & Okon, A.E. (2014). Adaptive Response Strategy of Farmers to changing rainfall averages in parts of South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Environment and Earth Science. Vol. 4, No. 16.


Afangideh, A.I., Williams, J.J., Anita, H. P. & Eyolade, A. I. (2017). Climate (Rainfall) Changes Awareness Assessments of Food Crop Farmers in Parts of South-Eastern, Nigeria. National Journal of Advanced Research. Vol. 3., Issue 2 P. 26-31.


Afangideh, A. I.,  Ekpoh, I. J.,  Eno,  D. D. & Bassey N. U.  (2006). The Quality of Agricultural Soils in Onna LGA, AKS - South-Eastern Nigeria. African Journal of Environmental Pollution and Health, Vol. 5. No. 2.


Afangideh, A. I., Udosen C. E., George, M. A. & A. E. Akpan                                   (2008). Geophysical Studies of the Continental Sediments in Relation to Flooding in Akpa Utong Village, Ibesikpo/Asutan LGA, AKS Using Electrical Resistivity Method. Integrated Journal of Sciences Engineering, Vol. 7. No. 1.


Afangideh, A. I., Okpiliya, F. & Ukwayi, J. K. (2005). Aspects of the Crime Geography of Calabar Urban. Global Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 4, Nos. 1 & 2, 2005 pp. 49-56.


Afangideh, A. I., Okpiliya, F. & Ekanem E. E. (2005). The Changing Annual Rainfall and Temperature Averages in the Humid Tropical City of Uyo, Southern Nigeria. African Journal of Environmental Pollution and Health. Vol. 4, No. 2 Pg. 54 – 61.


Okpiliya, F.I., Eni, D.D. & Afangideh, A.I. (2005). An Appraisal of the Trip Generation Models of Transportation Planning in Nigeria and Elsewhere. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, Vol. 5, No. 1.


Ekanem N. E., Emman P. U. & Afangideh, A.  I. (2004).  Rainfall Climatology and Hydro Electric Power Generation: A Case Study of Kainji Hydro Electric Power Station, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues. Vol. 4 No. 1, Pg. 135 - 147.


Okpiliya, F. I. & Afangideh, A. I. (2004). Determinants of the level of degradation of Floral Diversity in the Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem of Boki, Nigeria. Environmental Analar. A Journal of Environmental Analysis, No. 10, Pg. 1169 - 1183.


Afangideh, A. I. & Njoku, L. N. (2001). Modeling the Relationship Between Weather and Heat Induced Health Problem in the University of Calabar: Environmental Analar, A Journal of Environmental Analysis. No. 7. pg. 660-672.


Afangideh, A. I. & Ingwe, R. (2001). Alternative Energy Resources Utilization for Nigeria: The Case for Wind Resource Utilization for Isolated Settlements in Nigeria: Journal of Social and Development Issues, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pg. 141-149.


Afangideh, A. I. & Udofia, E. P. (1999). Meteorological Influence on Respiratory and Associated Health Problems in Calabar, Nigeria, Environmental Analar, A Journal of Environmental Analysis. No. 2, pg. 147-154.


Afangideh A. I. & Ekpoh, I. J. (1997). The Relationship between Solar Radiation and Evaporation in the Humid Tropics. Journal of Applied Science and Education. Vol. 2, No. 2, Pg. 47-57, ISSN: 1117-8442.


Abua, M.A., Afangideh, A.I., Ochiche, A. & Ashua, S.W. (2014). Assessment of Quality Status of Calabar River around Tinapa-Adiabo Catchment, CRS, Nigeria. Port Harcourt Journal of Social Sciences; A Publication of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2.


Afangideh, A.I., Ekpe, I.A. & Offiong, R.A. (2017). Spectral Analysis of Rainfall Anomalies in Calabar, Southern Nigeria for the Period 1912 – 2011 (100 years). Multi-disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, Vol. 6, No. 1, June, 2017.


Afangideh, A.I., Offiong, R.A. & Ekpe, I.A. (2016). Assessment of Adaptation Strategies to Rainfall Anomalies in Calabar, Nigeria. Multi-disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, Vol. 5, No. 2, December, 2016.

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Alternative Energy Resources Utilization for Nigeria: The Case for Wind Resource Utilization for Isolated Settlements in Nigeria.
Paper presented at Second International Conference of the Implementation of Renewal and Alternative Energy Technologies (CRAET): National Centre for Energy Research and Development, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Start: Friday 3rd August, 2001
End: Wednesday 3rd August, 1994
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