Validation of Carbon Dioxide and Temperature Distribution in South-South and South-East of Nigeria

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G. F. Ibeh
E. O. Echeweozo
L. O. Onuorah
E. E. Akpan

Abstract

The study determined the variations of carbon dioxide and temperature within south-south and south-eastern parts of Nigeria from January 2009 to December 2014. The study specifically focused on the perceived impacts posed by climate change on environment within these regions due to carbon dioxide emissions. The results revealed that rise in temperature within these regions could significantly be dependent on the increase in CO2 emissions and other greenhouse gases. It was observed that CO2 emission increases continuously over all the years of study at each station. This could be attributed to high percent occurrences of urban warming experienced in these areas. The results also revealed that various impacts of climate change and weather within these regions could be due to high emission of carbon dioxide caused by fossil fuel, gas flaring etc found within these regions. It was also observed from the results that no gaseous pollutant or greenhouse gas can have 100% influences on climatic parameters like temperature.

Keywords:
Carbon dioxide, temperature, variations and region.

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How to Cite
Ibeh, G. F., Echeweozo, E. O., Onuorah, L. O., & Akpan, E. E. (2020). Validation of Carbon Dioxide and Temperature Distribution in South-South and South-East of Nigeria. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 10(9), 112-122. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2020/v10i930234
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