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Prof. ODJUGO Peter Akpodiogaga-a Ovuyovwiroye - Professor of Geography (Applied Geography)

WORKING EXPERIENCE: Teacher MG (II): Delta State Post primary School Management Board (March-May, 1993)

Lecturer: College of Education, Agbor (June 1993 – September 1998) Last Position Held (Lect. II).

Lecturer: University of Benin: Lect. I (October, 1998 - 2001).

Senior Lect. (October, 2001- 2006)

Associate Professor (October, 2006 -2010).

Full Professor (October, 2010)

Member's Information

  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • 13th February, 1964
  • PLACE OF BIRTH:
  • Okpara Inland
  • L.G.A. OF ORIGIN:
  • Ethiope East
  • STATE OF ORIGIN:
  • Delta State
  • COUNTRY:
  • Nigeria
  • MARITAL STATUS:
  • Married with Children
Urhuegbe Primary School, Okpara Inland, Delta State Primary Six Leaving Certificate, 1977
James Welch Grammar School, Emevor, Delta State School Certificate, 1984
Bendel State University (Now Ambrose Alli University), Ekpoma B.Sc (Ed) Geography, 1989
University of Ibadan M.Sc Geography (Climatology), 1992
University of Ibadan Ph.D Geography (Climatology), 2003

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OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

- Certificate in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Applications, National Centre for Remote Sensing, Jos. 2007.
- Certificate in Training in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Application for Sustainable Development, UNIBEN, Benin City, 2008.
- Certificate in customized training in Geographic Information Systems for application in Climatology and Vegetation analysis. Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveying (RECTAS), OAU, Ile Ife, 2010
- Certificate in training in Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Abuja, 2010.

CONTACT ADDRESS: Department of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
E-Mail: paoodjugo@yahoo.com paoodjugo3@gmail.com Odjugo.ovuyovwiroye@uniben.edu Phone No.+2348023718654 +2348038587116

Research Interest: Climate Change, Atmospheric and Environmental Quality Assessment, Climatology, Recreation and Tourism

ORGANISATIONS: Member;
Association of Nigerian Geographers (NGA)
Nigerian Environmental Society (NES)
Nigerian Meteorological Society (NMetS)


PUBLICATIONS: B.Sc Project
Analysis of Recreation and Tourism Activities in Ethiope Local Government Area of Bendel State, Nigeria (1989)
M.Sc. Project.
Housing Types and Physiologic Comfort in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria (1992).
Ph.D. Thesis
An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Traditional Techniques of On-farm Microclimate
Improvement in Mid-Western Nigeria (2003)


Published Articles in Journals
1.Odjugo P.A.O. (1997). Pattern of Recreation Participation and Preference in Delta State. Physical Health Education and Recreation Journal. Vol.7 (1) Pp1-8..
2. Odjugo P.A.O. (1999). Climatological Implications of Environmental Degradation on Sustainable Human Development. GeoResearch Journal Vol.3 Pp52-60.
3.Odjugo P.A.O. (2000). Global Warming and Human Health: Current and Projected Effects. Environmental Analar No. 5 :428-449.
4. Odjugo P.A.O. (2000). The Impacts of Building Structure, Materials and Orientation on Indoor Thermal Comfort in Warri, Delta State. Inter. Jour. of Urban and Regional Affairs. 4(1): 1-10.
5. Odjugo P.A.O. (2000). Greenhouse Gas Emission and Reduction Techniques. Inter. Journal of Environment and Development. 4(2): 49-60.
6. Odjugo P.A.O.and G. O. Atedhor (2001). The Effects of Microclimate on the Growth and Yield of tomato. GeoResearch No.6: 36-43.
7. Odjugo P.A.O. (2000). The Impacts of Global Warming on Extreme Weather Conditions: Global and Local Evidences. Asia Pacific Journal on Environment and Development (APJED), Vol.7 No.1.
8.Odjugo, P. A. O. (2001). Global Warming on Food Production: Global and Regional Analysis. African Journal of Environmental Studies.Vol. 2(2): 85-91
9. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2002) "The Impact of Population Growth on Deforestation and Climatic Conditions in Mid-Western Nigeria". The Indonesian Journal of Geography Vol. 34 (1-2). Indexed and abstracted.
10. Odjugo, P. A. O. and C.I. Ikhile (2002). Seasonal Variation and Environmental Impact of Polyethylene (Cellophane) Generation and Disposal in Benin City, Nigeria. Benin Journal of Social Science Vol. 10 & 11 (1-2): 12-20. Indexed and abstracted.
11. Odjugo, P. A. O. and I. A. Ikhuoria (2003) .The Impact of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Factors on Desertification in the Semi-Arid Region of Nigeria. Global Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 2(2): 118-126. Indexed and abstracted.
12. Odjugo, P.A.O. (2004). The Impact of Gas Flaring on Atmospheric Quality. The Case of Niger-Delta, Nigeria. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Dynamics Vol 2: 12-33.
13. Odjugo, P.A. O. (2004).The Impact of Petroleum Oil Operations on Environmental Degradation in Delta State, Nigeria. Knowledge Review 9(1): 1-9.
14. Odjugo, P. A. O. and C.I. Ikhile (2004). The effects of Climatic Conditions and Tapping Time on the Yield of Rubber-Havea. Tropical Agriculture, Vol.81(1): 7-10. Indexed and abstracted.
15. Odjugo P.A.O. and G. O. Atedhor (2005) The Effects of Climate on Commercial Activities in Southern Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 4(1&2):43-47. Indexed and abstracted. 16. Odjugo, P. A. O.(2005). An analysis of rainfall pattern in Nigeria. Global Journal of
Environmental Sciences.Vol.4(2):139-146. Indexed and abstracted.
17. Odjugo, P. A. O.(2005). The impact of gas flaring on rainwater quality and human health in Delta State, Nigeria. Knowledge Review, 11(7): 38-45.
17. Odjugo, P. A. O.(2006) The Effect of Tillage Types on Microclimatic Condition and Yield of Inter-Cropped Vegetables in Midwestern Nigeria. (Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences 5 (1)), Indexed and abstracted.
18. Odjugo, P. A. O and D. E. Iweka. (2006) The Impact of Urbanization on microclimates: A case study of Benin City, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol 10(1):-80. Indexed and abstracted
19. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2007). The Effects of Tillage Systems and Mulching on Soil Microclimate, Growth and Yield of White Yam (Dioscorea rotundata) in Midwestern Nigeria. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment Vol. 5 (2). Indexed and abstracted.
20. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2007). The Effects of Gas Flaring on Microclimate of Yam and Cassava Production in Erhorike and Environs, Delta State, Nigeria. Nigerian Geographical Journal.) Indexed .
21. Odjugo P. A. O. and Ogeah, F. N. (2007). Analysis of the impact of socio- economic factors on tourism participation in Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 11(2). Indexed and abstracted
22. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2007). The Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources: Global and Regional Analysis. The Indonesian Journal of Geography Vol. 39 (23-41). Indexed and abstracted.
23. Odjugo. P. A. O. (2008). The impact of tillage systems on soil microclimate, growth and yield cassava (manihot utilisima) in Midwestern Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research.3(3):225-233. Indexed and abstracted.
24. Odjugo, P. A. O. and Konyeme, J. E. (2008). The impact of urban environment and seasonality on the quality of Ikpoba River in Benin City, Nigeria. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. 5(2): 164-169. Indexed and abstracted..
25. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2008). Climate impact on tourism participation in Nigeria. Journal of Research in Tourism. 2: 52-64.
26. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2008). The effect of tillage systems and mulching on soil microclimate, growth and yield of yellow yam (Dioscorea cayenensis) in Midwestern Nigeria. Journal of Biotechnology 7(24):4500-4507 Indexed and abstracted.
27. Odjugo, P. A. O. and Osemwenkhae (2009). Natural Gas Flaring Affects Microclimate and Reduces Maize (Zea mays L) Yield. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 11:408-412. Indexed and abstracted.
28. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2009). Analysis of some effects of climate change in Nigeria. Journal of Nigerian Environmental Society. 5(1): 117- 129.
29. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2009). The effects of tillage types on the yield of fluted pumpkin in Midwestern Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, Indexed, abstracted.
30. Odjugo, P. A. O.(2009) Quantifying the cost of climate change impact in Nigeria: Emphasis on wind and rainstorm. Journal of Human Ecology, 28(2): 93-101. Indexed and abstracted.
31. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2010). General Overview OF Climate Change Impacts in Nigeria. Journal of Human Ecology 29(1): 47-55 Indexed and abstracted.
32. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2010). Regional evidence of climate change in Nigeria. Journal of Geography and Regional Planning Vol. 3(6), pp. 142-150. Indexed, abstracted.
33. Odjugo, P. A. O.(2010). Shift in crops production as a means of adaptation to climate change in the Semi-arid region of Nigeria. Journal of Meteorology and Climate Science, Vol 8 (1):1-6. Indexed and abstracted
34. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2010). Climate impact on tourism participation in Nigeria. Journal of Development and Society 2 (1): 23-31.
35. Godwin O. A, Odjugo, P. A. O. and Uriri A. E. (2011).Changing rainfall and anthropogenic-induced flooding: Impacts and adaptation strategies in Benin City, Nigeria. Journal of Geography and Regional Planning 4(1): 42-52. Indexed and abstracted.
36.Odjugo, P. A. O. (2011). Climate change and global warming: the Nigerian Perspective. Journal of “Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection” (1):1-17. Indexed and abstracted.
37. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2011). The impact of natural gas flaring on microclimate and yield of melon (Citrullus Lanatus) inthe Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Ife Research Publications in Geography.10(1): 164-172.
38. Odjugo P. A. O 2012. Valuing the cost of environmental degradation in the face of changing climate: Emphasis on flood and erosion in Benin City, Nigeria. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology Vol. 6(1): 17-27. Indexed and abstracted. 39 Odjugo, P. A. O. 2012. Global natural disasters and their implications on human sustainability. Journal of Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection 2(1). Indexed and abstracted.
40. Atedhor, G. O. And Odjugo, P. A. O. (2012). Rainfall dynamics and drought intensities in North-Western Nigeria. Benin Journal of Social Sciences. 20(1): 116-127.
41. Ogeah F. N. and Odjugo, P. A. O. (2012). Local people’s perception and awareness of open spaces in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Geographical Journal 8(1): 60-79. Indexed.
42. Atedhor, G. O. And Odjugo, P. A. O. (2012). Growth and yield response of Okra (Abelmoschus Esculenstus) to microclimatic modifications in Benin City. Nigerian Geographical Journal 8(1):148-161.Indexed
43. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2013). Analysis of Climate Change Awareness in Nigeria. Journal of Scientific Research and Essays, 8(26):1203-1211. Indexed and abstracted.
44. Odjugo, P. A. O.; Enaruvbe G; and Irabor H (2015). Geospatial Approach to Spatio-Temporal Pattern Of Urban Growth In Benin City, Nigeria. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.9(3):166-175. Indexed and Abstracted
45. Orobator, P. O. and Odjugo, P. A. O.(2015) Influence of Parent Materials and Land Use on Exchangeable Cations in a Tropical Environment. Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International 3(4): 1-12, 2015. Indexed and Abstracted


Published Chapters in Book 46. Odjugo P.A.O. (1997). Climate and Naturally Induced Accidents in Delta State: in Dr. Omofonmwan, S. I.; and Prof. Folarin, B. A. Human Bahaviour and Accident. University of Lagos. Environment and Behaviour Association of Nigeria. Chapter.15.Pp. 105-110.
47. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2005). The impact of gas flaring on rainfall water quality in Erhorike, Delta State: In Ikelegbe A. (Ed). Oil, Environment and Resource conflicts in Nigeria., Pp 15-25. Germany: LITVERLEG GmbH & Co. KG Wien.
48. Odjugo P.A.O. (2011). Urbanization impact on climate variation: The case of Warri, Delta State, Nigeria: In Okafor F. C (Ed). Critical Issues on Nigeria’s Development; Environment, Economy and Social Justice: Book in Honour of Professor Emeritus Andrew G. Onokerhoraye.
49. Odjugo, P. A. O. Global and regional realities of climate change. A Book Chapter in Honour of Professor Muoghalu M, Nnamdi Azikewe University, Awka. (Nigeria).
50. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2011). Climate change: Evidence, impacts and adaptation strategies in Nigeria: In Salami A.T. and Orimoogunje. Environmental Research and Challenges of Sustainable Development in Nigeria. Ile-Ife. Obafemi Awolowo University Press. Pp. 142-164. Pp551-570. Book in Honour of Professor Ekenade.

Monographs 51. Odjugo, P. A. O (2012). Perception of climate change in Niger Delta, Nigeria. A Monograph with the Centre for Population and Environmental Development (CPED), BDPA Shopping Complex, Ugbowo, Benin City.

Conference Proceedings 52. Odjugo, P. A. O.(2009). Global and regional analysis of the causes and rate of climate Change, A Paper delivered at the held at the Department of Geography, University of Nsukka, Nsukka, Nigeria, 29th June – 2nd July, 2009.
53. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2012). Impacts of climate change on human health. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Climate Change and Variability: Saving our tomorrow today, held at the University of Benin, Benin City 5-9th November, 2012.
54. Fodeke V. And Odjugo, P. A. O.(2012). Business opportunities in Climate change and environmental management in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Climate Change and Variability: Saving our tomorrow today, held at the University of Benin, Benin City 5-9th November, 2012.
55. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2012). Natural Disaster: Global and Regional Analysis. A paper presented at the Workshop/Annual Conference on Geo-spatial Technologies and Digital Cartography for National Security, Tourism and Disaster Management, held at the Regional Centre for training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS), OAU, Ile Ife, 19th -24th November, 2012
56. Odjugo, P. A. O. and Akintayo T (2014). Geospatial analysis of groundwater producing zones for sustainable commercial water supply in Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 2014 Nigerian Meteorological Society (NMetS) Conference on Climate Change and Sustainable Development held at Benue State University, Makurdi, on the 9th -12th November, 2014. Pp. 282-289.

Papers Presented in Conferences and Workshops 57. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2012). Powering Our Future with Weather, Climate and Water. Paper presented at the 2012 World Meteorological Day, Held at the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Lagos, 23rd March, 2012.
58. Odjugo, P. A. O. (2013). The Role of Agricultural Cooperative Society in Climate Change Adaptation in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Meteorological Society on the theme “ Global Climate Change: Lamentations and Leverages” Held at Reiz Continental Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria 1st -4th December, 2013.
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(c) Recent Conferences Attended: The 55th Annual conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers. University of Maiduguri, held in UNIMAID Garden Park, Abuja April, 2014. The 3rd International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa, with the theme “Climate Change, Migration and Conflicts” held at the Centre for Population Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, 22nd -26th July, 2014.
2014 International Conference of the Nigerian Meteorological Society (NMetS) on Climate Change and Sustainable Development held at Benue State University, Makurdi, on the 9th -12th November, 2014.
The 56th Annual conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers. Osun State University, Oshogbo. March 23-26, 2015.
The 4th International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa, with the theme “Climate Change, Sustainable Innovation and Partnership held at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, 29th -31st July, 2015.
1st International Conference on Deltas and Rivers in Africa on the theme “From Vulnerability to Sustainability, University of Port Harcourt, 14th -16th October, 2015. The 57th Annual conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers. University of Lagos, Lagos. 10-15th April, 2016.

Some Projects Executed 1 Research Member, EIA of 69km Omoku – Egbema- Owerri 330kv DC Transmission line and associated substation facilities. For Federal Ministry of Power and Steel and National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) OSKA-JO & PARTNERS LTD. 2006
2. Research Member, EIA of 9km Guinness pipeline construction in Benin City. JAWARA Consults, Lagos. 2007.
3. Research Member, EIA of Warehouse extension of Guinness, Benin Depot, JAWARA Consult, Lagos. 2008.
4. Research Member, EIA of Oben flow station/flare site for SPDC. TobayJay Consult, Benin City, 2010.
5. Principal Investigator, Climate change impact, vulnerability and adaption in the Lowland and Wetland Areas of Delta State, Nigeria for Think Tank Initiative, IDRC, Canada., 2014.
5. South-South Geopolitical Zone Co-ordinator, National Small Arms and Light Weapons Survey Project, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja and Small Arms Surveys, Geneva, Switzerland, 2015-2016.

Other Activities Outside Regular University Work
Facilitator during the 2006 National Population Census Other Activities Within Regular University Work
Examination Officer (1999-2007)
Staff Adviser (1999-2010)
Chairman, Faculty Users Committee (Sept. 2004-2010)
Member Direct Teaching and Laboratory Cost Utilization Committee (2004-2014)
Member Review Panel On Rusticated and Expelled Students (Oct-Dec. 2004)

Departmental Representative Students Assessment of Lecturers Committee (August 2006)
Post Graduate Co-ordinator (2003-2010)
Diploma Co-ordinator (2003-2007)
Assistant Admission Officer, Faculty of Social Sciences (UAB), UNIBEN, Benin City. 2006-2007.
Admission Officer, Faculty of Social Sciences (UAB), UNIBEN, Benin City. 2007-2010.
Head of Department, Geography and Regional Planning, UNIBEN, Benin City. 2010- 2012
Head of Department, Photogrammetary and Remote Sensing, RECTAS, OAU, Ile-Ife 2012-2013.
Chairman and Member of so many other Committees.

External Examination to:
Igbinedion University, Okada, Undergraduate Programme 2006-2010.
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. PG Programme 2010-2012.
Abia State Univesity, Uturu. Undergraduate and PG Programmes 2012-2015.
Kogi State University, Anyingba, PG Programme 2012-2014.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Undergraduate and PG Programmes, 2013-2016.
Federal University of Technology, Minna, Undergraduate and PG Programmes 2013-2015.
Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Amasoma, Undergraduate 2013-2016.
Imo State University, Owerri, PG Programmes 2012-2014.
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Undergraduate and PG Programmes 2013-2016.
Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Undergraduate, 2015-2016.
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, PG Programme 2015-2016.

External Assessors (Reader and Full Professor) to:
College of Education, Agbor 2010-2016
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 2011.
Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil. 2011-2012.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. 2013.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. 2014, 2016

University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 2014
Ekiti State University, Ado – Ekiti, 2015.
Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, 2015.

University of Abuja, 2016
NISER, Ibadan 2016

Referees
Prof. B. A. Chokor. Dept. of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Benin. Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Prof. Isi. Ikhuoria. Dept. of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Benin. Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Prof. J. O. Ayoade. Dept. of Geography, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.