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Dr. Oruk Ohon Egbai


Geography and Environmental Science


Lecturer II


[email protected]

About Dr. Oruk Ohon Egbai

Dr. Oruk Egbai joined the University of Calabar in 2014 as Lecturer II in the Department of Geography and Environmental Science. He was awarded a Ph.D in Land Resources Evaluation and Planning from the University of Calabar in 2011. His main area of specialisation is Environmental Science. Since joining University of Calabar, he has been teaching and contributing to the graduation of undergraduate students. Dr Egbai is a strong research fellow and a good team member in fieldwork operations. He has over fifteen publications spread across both local and international peer review journals. Dr Egbai has also attended many local conferences where he made presentations. He was a major participant in Urbanization Research Nigeria- a project sponsored by UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) on Adaptation of Urban Infrastructure to Enhance Climate Residence in Nigeria and a team member in the Review of the Proposal of the Africa EU Alliance on Water and Climate in Africa. He is a broad-based environmental scientist especially in pollution studies, watershed management, land resource evaluation, and soil erosion control and management. Dr Egbai is a member, Nigerian Environmental Society; member, Association of Nigerian Geographers; member, Soil Science Society of Nigeria and member, Geographic Information System. He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPrimary School, Betem, Biase Local Government Area, Cross River State19791984
SSCBiase Secondary School, Ehom, Biase Local Government Area, Cross River State19841990
ONDCollege of Agriculture, Obubra, Obubra Local Government Area, Cross River State19921994
HNDCollege of Agriculture, Obubra, Obubra Local Government Area, Cross River State19961998
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental ManagementImo State University, Owerri, Imo State20022002
M.Sc. Environmental Resource ManagementUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20032005
Ph.DUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20072011
B.Sc. Education EconomicsEnugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Enugu State20102014

S/N Publication
Job, B. E., & Egbai, O. O. (2018). Abundant distribution and diversity of phytoplankton within the Idundu bridge –end area of the Great Kwa river, Southeast Nigeria. International journal of innovative Research and Development ISSN: 0950-1991 www/hp/
Egbai, O. O., Akintoye, O. A., & Agbochom, E. E. (2017). Influence of ground cover on spillways formation in Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area, Cross River State. International Journal of Science Info., 2(4), 469-478.
Egbai, O. O., & Job, B. E. (2017). Effects of agricultural activities on the water quality and plankton community of Ibiae stream, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Science info., 2(5), 492-512.
Egbai, O. O. (2016). Effect of crop cover on soil susceptibility to erosion in southeastern Nigeria. Journal of physical science and environmental studies, 2(4), 50-57.
Ogogo, A. U., Eze, E. B. & Egbai, O. O. (2014). Evaluation of crops’ potentials in controlling soil degradation in Betem watershed, Cross River State, Nigeria. Herald Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 2(1), 30-35.
Amuyou, A. U., Eze, E. B., Essoka, P. A., Efiong, G. J., & Egbai, O. O. (2013). Spatial variability of soil properties in Obudu mountain region of Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Humanity and Social Science, 3(15), 145-150.
Ogogo, A.U., & Egbai, O.O., Aya, F.A., & Awala, O.E. (2012). A survey of erosion sites in Calabar Metropolis. International journal of natural and applied science, 7(1&2), 61-65
Egbai, O. O., Ndik, E. J., & Ogogo, A. U. (2012). Influence of soil textual properties and land use cover type of soil erosion of a characteristic ultisols in Betem, Southern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development, 4(7), 15-24.
Kalio, G. A., Christian, M., & Egbai, O. O. (2011). Comparative estimates of solid waste generation and disposal in selected urban and rural secondary schools in Rivers State. International Journal of Educational Development, 3(1), 17-26.
Ukata, S., Egbai, O. O., Ndik, E. J., Ewa, E. E., & Uquetan, U. I. (2011). Domestic water supply issue in Calabar Metropolis CRS, Nigeria. Journal of Human Ecology, 26(3), 199-203.
Egbai, O. O., Ukata, S., Ndik, E. J., Uquetan, U. I., & Ewa, E. E. (2011). Assessment of soil susceptibility to erosion menace in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Human Ecology, 36(3), 205-209.
Egbai, O. O., Uquetan, U. I., Ewa, E. E., Ndik, E. J., & Okeke, F. O. (2011). Infiltration rate assessment of coastal plain soils for sustainable crop production in the frontiers of Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development, 4(4), 222-229.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
1st World Environment Day Conference on the theme: Connecting people to nature in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator at university of Calabar, Calabar 1st June, 2017. Paper presented 'Hospital waste management practices in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria'2017-06-012017-06-01
2nd Word Environment Day Conference on the Theme: Plastic waste pollution, 3rd – 6th June, 2018. Paper presented 'Environmental consequences of polyethylene bags in Cross River State oil palm nursery site, Nsan'2018-06-032018-06-06