Geotechnical and Engineering Geological Investigation of Owerri and Its Environs

Executive SummaryThe geotechnical and engineering geological investigation of Owerri and its environs had been studied. The project covered an area of 625km2 encompasses Owerri and environs. The focus of the research was to investigate the subsoil in order to determine its engineering properties, its suitability as foundation for industrial and residential houses. It was also…

Geotechnical Mapping of Benin City and Its Environs

Executive SummaryBuilding collapses have become a recurring incidence in many parts of Nigeria.In view of contributing to the forestalling of future occurrences, the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) as part of its statutory role had embarked on a systematic Geotechnical mapping of the major cities in Nigeria. This is aimed at providing relevant geotechnical information…

Geotechnical / Engineering Geological Mapping of Sokoto and Its Environs

Executive SummaryThe geotechnical/ engineering geological mapping of Sokoto and Its environs is a positive step of the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency to attempt to address the present problems of foundation and other structural failures rampant in the burgeoning Nigerian cities. It will also generate data bank of the geotechnical properties of soils in all the…

Geotechnical and Engineering Geological Investigation of Aba, Abia State and Its Environs

Executive SummaryThe phenomenal rise in the number of reported cases of collapsed buildings in the country with its attendant loss in revenue and human lives has been a cause for concern to well-meaning Nigerians. As part of its constituted mandate, the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency in 2006 commenced a systematic engineering geological mapping of selected…

Geotechnical Mapping of Kaduna and its Environs

Executive SummaryThe collapse of buildings and flooding are re-occurring disasters in several Nigerian cities, including Kaduna, for many years, resulting in the loss of lives and properties. This explains the rationale for this project undertaken by the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency with the following major deliverables and objectives: Production of Geotechnical maps showing: Areas suitable…

Engineering Geological Mapping of Gombe and its Environs

Executive SummaryThe geotechnical and engineering geological investigation of Owerri and its environs had been studied. The project covered an area of 625km2 encompasses Owerri and environs. The focus of the research was to investigate the subsoil in order to determine its engineering properties, its suitability as foundation for industrial and residential houses. It was also…

Sheet 66: Gubio, NW

Sheet 66: Gubio, NW – Chad BasinPlease click the link to download any of Geosoft or ASCII provided below Total Magnetic Field Intensity Grid – Geosoft Format: Geosoft Grid Format Total Magnetic Field Intensity Grid – ASCII Format:: ASCII Text Format Scale: 1:50,000 Region: NW – Chad Basin Please note that the sample downloaded data…