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Environmental implications of high metal content in soils of a titanium mining zone in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 2016)
Mining activities contribute to an increase of specific metal contaminants in soils. This may adversely affect plant life and consequently impact on animal and human health. The objective of this study was to obtain the ...
Monitoring of suspended particulate matter (SPM), heavy metals and other parameters in some workplaces
This report presents results of measurements of sound levels, chemical analysis of air particulate matter and soil samples from two factories in Nairobi. A preliminary assessment of suspended particulate matter (SPM) in a ...
Workplace monitoring and occupational health studies in Kenya using nuclear and related analytical techniques
(Institute Of Nuclear Science, University Of Nairobi, Kenya, 1997)
Air pollution studies in Nairobi are indicating a rising trend in the particulate matter loading. The trend is mainly attributed to increased volume of motor vehicles, the physical change of the environment, agricultural ...
Mineral micronutrient density in local cereals sampled from Bungoma, Maseno and Kibwezi areas
Cereals constitute a food staple in the African bread (Ugali) form. Overdependence on maize as a predominant staple is partly blamed on the constricting indigenous cereal phyto-diversity. Strategies rekindling interest ...
Natural gamma radiation levels, indoor and water 222 RN Concentrations in soil division of Kerio valley, kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2001)
Human beings are constantly exposed to natural radioactivity. This radiation is mainly from natural gamma rays and radon and its decay products. The gamma rays are as a result of the decay of primordial nuclides and their ...