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Prof. Anthony Afam Okiwelu






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About Prof. Anthony Afam Okiwelu

Anthony Afam Okiwelu holds a Ph.D degree in Geophysics from the University of Calabar, Nigeria and MSc. Degree in Geophysics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His main research interest is in magnetics, gravimetry, tectonics, Geodesy and geopotential field models. He has published over thirty articles in local and intrenational per reviewed journals. He is a Professor of Geophysics in Geophysics Unit, Physics Department, University of Calabar, Nigeria, where he teaches magnetic prospecting, gravimetry, geomathematics and Earth Physics. He is an active member of International body, SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists), NIP (Nigerian Institute of Physics), NMGS (Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society).

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Obianwu, V. I. Egor, A. O., Okiwelu, A. A., & Ebong, E. D. (2015). Intergrated Geophysical Studies Over Parts of Central Cross River State for the Determination of Groundwater Potential and Foundation Properties of Rocks. IOSR Journal of Applied Geology and Geophysics, 3(4), 49-64.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E., Akpan, P. O., & Ude, I. A. (2015). Basin Framework and Basement Structuring of Lower Benue Trough, West Africa based on Regional Magnetic Field Data: Tectonic and Hydrocarbon Implications. Earth Science Research, 4(1), 1-20.
Obianwu, V. I., Atan, O. E., & Okiwelu, A. A. (2015). Determination of Aquifer Position Using Electric Geophysical Method. Applied Physics Research, 7(2), 83-92.
Okiwelu, A. A., Obianwu, V. I., Ohara, E. E., & Ude, I. A. (2014). Magnetic Anomaly patterns, fault-block tectonism and hydrocarbon related structural features in the Niger Delta basin. IOSR Journal of Applied Geology and Geophysics, 2(1), 31-46.
Okiwelu, A. A., Evans, U. F., Ekanem, C. H. and Etim, V. B. (2012). Shallow Resistivity Survey for Protection of Submerged Fuel Tanks from External Corrosion in a coastal Environment, Southeastern Nigeria. Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 6(2), 2049-2056.
Okiwelu, A. A., & Ude, I. A. (2012). 3D Modelling and Basement Tectonics of the Niger Delta Basin from Aeromagnetic Data (P.53–78). Tectonics – Recent Advances: In: Sharkov, E. V. (Ed.). InTech Publishers ISBN 978-953-51-0675-3, Rijeka, Croatia
Evans, U.F., Okiwelu, A.A., Ude, I.A., & Abima, J.O. (2012). Estimation of Corrosion Induced Flaw Sizes on Buried Gas Pipeline in the Nigerian Sector of Niger Delta. Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 4(3), 264-269.
Okiwelu, A. A., Abima, J. O., & Evans, U. F. (2011). Geoelectric sounding for the Determination of aquifer potentials in Mamfe Embayment, South Eastern Nigeria. International Review of Physics, 5(4), 162-167.
Okiwelu, A. A., Evans, U. F., & Obianwu, V. I. M. (2011). Geoelectrical Investigation of External Corrosion of earth buried pipeline in the coastal area of Gulf of Guinea. Journal of American Science, 7(8), 221-226.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze E. E., & Osazuwa, I. B. (2011). Strategies for Accurate Determination of Drift Characteristics of Unstable Gravimeter in Tropical, Coastal Environment. Applied Physics Research, 3(2), 192-202.
Obianwu, V. I., George, N.J., Okiwelu, A. A. (2011). Preliminary Geophysical Deductions of Lithological and Hydrological Conditions of the North-Eastern Sector of Akwa Ibom State, Southeastern, Nigeria. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 3(8), 806-811.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E., & Ude, I. O. (2011). Determination of Nigerian Geoid Undulations from Spherical Harmonic analysis. Applied Physics Research, 3(1), 8-14.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E. & Obi, D. A. (2011). Specific issues on gravimetric and magnetic methods of Geophysical Exploration. European Journal of Scientific Research, 48(3), 399-423.
George, A. M., Okiwelu A. A., & Obi, D. A. (2010). D-C Resistivity Estimation of Secondary Porosity and Anisotropy Using Azimulthal Resistivity Surveys: A case Study of Part of Oban Massif and Obudu Plateau, Southeastern Nigeria. Research Journal of Earth Sciences, 2(2), 24-29.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E., & Onwukwe, C. E. (2010). Evaluation of accuracy of the geodetic reference systems for the modelling of Normal Gravity fields of Nigeria. Applied Physics Research, 2(2), 25-40.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze E. E., & Osazuwa, I. B. (2010). Spherical harmonic representation of the geomagnetic fields in the Nigeria sector of the Niger delta basin. American Journal of scientific and Industrial Research, 1(2), 190-202.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E.E., Okereke, C. S., & Osazuwa, I. (2010). Crustal Structure and Tectonics of the Calabar Flank, West Africa, based on Residual Gravity Interpretation. European Journal of Scientific Research, 42(2), 195-203.
Okiwelu, A. A., Osazuwa, I. B., & Lawal, K. M. (2010). Isolation of Residuals Determined from Polynomial fitting to Gravity Data of Calabar Flank, Southeastern Nigeria. The Pacific Journal of science and Technology, 11(1), 576-585.
Okiwelu, A. A., & Okwueze, E. E. (2010). Systematic analyses of raw Gravity data for the Determination of Free- Air Gravity Anomaly of Mid- Continental type. European Journal of scientific Research, 43(2), 212-220.
Okiwelu, A. A., & George, A.M. (2009). International Geomagnetic reference Field (IGRF) and its Application to Predicting Geomagnetic Elements and Annual Changes for Nigeria. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 10(2), 772-781.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E., & Akpabio, I. O. (2009).The Bouguer gravity anomaly map of the Calabar Flank, Southeastern, Nigeria. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 10(1), 656-662.
Akpabio, I. O., & Okiwelu, A. A., (2009). Pore pressure estimation from well data in the Nigeria Delta. World Journal of Applied science and Technology, 1(1), 68-78.
Etim, O. N., Obianwu, V. I., & Okiwelu, A. A. (2007). Utilization of electrical resistivity study to determine the physical characteristics of the Pliocene of the Var Delta, France. Annales De La Faculte Des sciences, Universite De Yaounde, 34(2), 39-50.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E., & Okereke, C. S. (2007). Power spectral depth from residual magnetic field of Calabar Flank, Southeastern, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 2(1), 121-126.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze E. E., & Obianwu, V. I. (2008). Simple models for the interpretation of magnetic anomalies due to remanence in magnetic equator. Online Journal of Earth Sciences, 2(3), 90-98.
Obianwu, V. I., Okwueze, E. E., Etim, O. N., & Okiwelu, A. A. (2006) Design and construction of a prototype cannon gun as a seismic source. Global Journal of Geological Sciences, 4(2), 231-242.
Obianwu, E.E., Okwueze, E. E., Etim, O. N., & Okiwelu, A. A. (2005). Theoretical design of an optimum surface seismic source. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 17, 171-175.
Egeh, E. U., Olagundoye, O. O., & Okiwelu, A. A. (2004). Groundwater potentials of parts of Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State Southern Nigeria by vertical electrical sounding technique. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 16(2), 116-124.
Okiwelu, A. A., Okwueze, E. E., Etim, O. N., & Egeh, E. U. (2002). A relationship between magnetic anomaly and tectonic trends: A case study of Calabar Flank, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal Applied Sciences, 5(3), 2994-3002.
Okiwelu, A. A., & Obianwu V. I. M. (2001). An insight into the magnetic basement of part of the Eastern sector of the Niger Delta Basin of Nigeria. Journal of Science, Eng. & Tech., 8(1), 2996-3006.
Okiwelu, A. A. (2000). Alternative models for the interpretation of Aeromagnetic data in areas around the magnetic equator. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 7(1), 111 – 116.

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