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Dr. Anthony Nuonum Ugbaja




Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Anthony Nuonum Ugbaja

Dr Anthony Nuonum Ugbaja is a lecturer in the Department of Geology, University of Calabar. He joined the University in 2012 as Lecturer 1. He attended University of Calabar, where he obtained B.Sc. (Hons) Geology.1990, Diploma in Computer Science, 1996, Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Geology (Environmental Geology/Pollution Studies).1997, M.Sc. (Hydrogeology/Engineering Geology) 1999 and Ph.D. (Hydrogeology) 2007. He has been teaching courses in Engineering Geology, Marine Geotechniques, Coastal Geomorphology, Groundwater Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Coastal Hydrogeology, Physical and Engineering properties of rocks, Geo-statistics, Geo-mathematics, Remote Sensing, Map Interpretations, Basic Field mapping and Industrial Geology. Anthony Nuonum Ugbaja is the Assistant Editor of the Faculty of Physical Science Journal- International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences since 2012 till date. He has served the Department as Examinations Officer between 2012 and 2016. Dr Ugbaja was the first Acting Sub-Dean of Faculty of Physical Sciences (April - September 2016) and was elected substantive Sub Dean of his Faculty in October 2016 and he served till September, 2018. He is presently serving his second term in as Sub Dean of the faculty. He was a Consultant to Cross River State Poverty Reduction Agency on Ground water and well pump testing between 2005 and 2008, Consultant to Cross River State Community and Social Development Agency on Ground water between 2008 and 2014. Dr Ugbaja is credited with so many publications at both national and international journals. He currently has a myriad of postgraduate and undergraduate students under his supervision. Anthony Ugbaja is a member of many Professional bodies including Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, Council of Mining Engineers and Geoscientists, Nigerian Environmental Society, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationist, Nigerian Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment and many others. Anthony Ugbaja loves reading, swimming and watching films. He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCGalilean Primary School, Academy Street, Calabar, Cross River State19691973
WASCWest African Peoples' Institute, Diamond Hill Calabar, Cross River State19731978
B.Sc. (Hons)University of Calabar, Calabar19861990
Diploma in Computer ScienceUniversity of Calabar, Calabar19921994
PGD Applied GeologyUniversity of Calabar, Calabar19951996
M.Sc. Hydro and Engineering GeologyUniversity of Calabar, Calabar19971999
Ph.DUniversity of Calabar, Calabar20012007

S/N Publication
Akpan, A.E., Ugbaja, A . N., Okoyeh, E. I. and George, N. J. (2018). Assessment of spatial distribution of contaminants and their levels in soil and water resources of Calabar, Nigeria using geophysical and geological data. Environmental Earth Sciences 77 13-19
Ephraim, B. E., Ajayi, I. O. and Ugbaja, A. N. (2018). Pb, Zn, Cu, Ni and Co Contents of water and sediments, in relation to phytoremediation and translocation by water hyacinth (eichhornia crassipes mart. solms.) at some Creeks of the Great Kwa River, Southeastern Nigeria
Ugbaja, A. N., Ugbaja, U. A., Bassey, A. E., Amah, E. A. and Offiong, O. E. (2018) .Assessment of groundwater vulnerability using vulnerability index (Static water level, Cation Exchange Capacity, Organic Contents, Nitrate, and Chloride) (SCONC) in part of Mamfe embayment South Eastern Nigeria. Reseach journal of Environmental Earth Sciences
Ugbaja, A. N. and Ephraim, B. E. (2018). Physicochemical and bacteriological parameters of surface water quality in part of Oban Massif, Nigeria. Global Journal of Applied Sciences
Efosa, U., Amah, E. A., Ephraim, B. E., Ugbaja. A. N. and Udofia, P. A. (2016). Structures and Petrology of the Rocks around Ekori, Western Ikom – Mamfe Embayment, Southeastern Nigeria. Asian Journal of Chemical Sciences 1(1)., 1-9
Ugbaja, A. N. and Akaegbobi, I. M. (2015).Textural Characteristics and Post Depositional Effects on the Reservoir Rock: A Case Study of Core Samples from Wells GX1 and GX2 Located on the Western Offshore of the Niger Delta, Nigeria. International journal of natural and applied sciences 10 (1& 2)., 23-41
Ugbaja , A. N., Akaegbobi, I. M. and Ode, M. A. (2015). Integrated Sedimentological and Petrophysical Characteristics of the Eocene Nanka Formation at Ogbunike Area, Southeast, Nigeria. International journal of natural and applied sciences 10 (1& 2)., 8- 17
Ekwere, A. S., Ekwere, S. J., Ephraim, B. E. and Ugbaja, A. N. (2014). Distribution of Heavy Metals in Urban Soils; A Case Study of Calabar Area, South-Eastern Nigeria. Geosciences, 4 (1)., 23-28
Akpan, A. E., Ugbaja, A. N. and George, N. J. (2013). Integrated geophysical, geochemical and hydrogeological investigation of shallow groundwater resources in parts of the Ikom-Mamfe Embayment and the adjoining areas in Cross River State, Nigeria. Environmental Earth Sciences. Springer –Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 12665 (13) .,2232-3
Ugbaja , A. N., Edet A. E. and Offiong, O. E. (2012).Application of Statistical methods in evaluating groundwater contamination in parts of Mamfe Embayment, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of geography and geology Canada. 4 (3)., 1-14
Amah, E. A., Ugbaja, A. N. and Esu, E. O. (2012). Evaluation of Ground water potentials of the Calabar Coastal Aquifers. Journal of geography and geology Canada. 4 (3)., 130-140
Ugbaja, A. N. (2012). Hydrogeochemical and Vulnerability Assessment: Aquifer in Nigeria. (ISBN 978-3-659-18340-9) LAP Lambert Academy Publishing GmbH &Co.KG now AV Academikerverlag GmbH & Co.KG Germany
Nganje, T. N., Adamu, C. I., Ugbaja, A. N., Ebiem, E. and Sikakwe, G. U. (2011). Environmental contamination of trace elements in the vicinity of Okpara coal mine, Enugu, Southeastern Nigeria. Arabian Journal Geosciences. 4., 199-205
Nganje, T. N, Adamu, C. I, Ntekim, E. E. U, Ugbaja, A. N., Neji, P. and Nfor, E. N (2010). Influence of mine drainage on water quality along River Nyaba, Enugu, S.E Nigeria. African. Journal of Environmental Sc. And Tech.AJEST 4 (3)., 132-144
Nganje, T. N, Adamu C. I., Ugbaja, A. N. and Amah, A. E. (2010). Evaluation of hydrogeochemical characteristics of groundwater in part of lower Benue Trough, Nigeria. Chin. Jour. Geochem. 29., 398-406
Edet, A. E., Ugbaja, A. N., and Offiong, O. E. (2009). Groundwater geochemistry in the Mamfe Embayment of Cross River Besin Nigeria 2009 Biennial Groundwater conference (pushing the limits) November 2009 Somerset West 28
Nganje, T. N., Edet, A. E., Ekwere, S. J. and Ugbaja, A. N. (2007). Assessment of the Impact of Petroleum contaminated soil on groundwater using column leaching experiment. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences. 2 (1)., 59-65.
Ugbaja, A. N, Nganje T. N. and Bassey I.E(2007). Effect of faecal waste on groundwater quality in Calabar south Southeastern Nigeria: A guide for water quality assessment in environmental monitoring. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences 2 (1)., 74-80
Ugbaja, A. N., Edet. A. E. , Offiong, O. E. and Nganje, T. N. (2007). Seasonal variation of physicochemical parameters of groundwater in sandstone- shale- intrusive aquifers in part of Mamfe embayment Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences 2 (2)., 73-88
Ugbaja, A. N., Edet, A. E. (2004). Ground water pollution near shallow waste dumps in Southern Calabar, South – Eastern Nigeria. Global Journal of Applied Sciences 2 (2)., 199-206

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