Dr John Didacus Njoku


Dr John Didacus Njoku


Department of Environmental Technology

Email: johnnjoku@futo.edu.ng


Education / Training

  • 2007 –   PhD  –   Geography & Environmental Management (specializing in mapping and climatic impacts on resources)  –   Imo State University Owerri, Nigeria
  • 1992  –  M.Sc  –  Geography and Planning (Digital Mapping and Remote Sensing)  –  University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos
  • 1986  –  B.Sc (Hons.)   –   Geography and Regional Planning  –  University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

Research Interests

Monitoring and Mapping Global Environmental Changes, Climatic Variation and impacts, and Adaptation and resilience


peer-reviewed publications and have authored/co-authored

46 Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

Peer-reviewed Publications

Selected Publications

1.    Njoku, JD (2013), Temporal assessment of the linkage between infrastructural provisions and temperature variations in Owerri metropolis, Southeastern Nigeria Sokoto Journal of the Social Sciences, a Bi-annual Publication of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, vol., 2 (1), pp. 122 – 135.

2.    Njoku JD, GT Amangabara and PN Duru (2013) Spatial assessment of urban flood risks in Aba metropolis using geographical information systems techniques Global Advanced Research Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology, Vol. 2 (3) pp. 086 – 092

3.    Njoku JD (2013) GIS-based Site Selection Analysis for Public Healthcare Facilities in the Twin City, Owerri, South-eastern Nigeria International Journal of Applied Research and Technology  Vol., 2(4): 151 – 172 Esxon Publishers, UK.

4.    Njoku JD, MC Iwuji, IL Osuocha, and FC Okoro (2014) Effects of oil spillage on surface water resources in Ohaji and Egbema areas of Imo State, southeastern Nigeria, Journal of Nigerian Environmental Society Vol 1 (1): pp. 88 – 96

5.    GT Amanbagara, JD Njoku and M Obenade(2014)  Applying Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS Tools in the Study of Gully Erosion Journal of Scientific Research & Reports Vol. 4(3): 253-264, 2015; Article no.JSRR.2015.029 DOI: 10.9734/JSRR/2015/12753 SCIENCEDOMAIN international, UK

6.    Njoku JD, BN Ubbaonu and WN Ojinere (2015) Prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge and gender performance levels in Imo State of Nigeria International Journal of Gender and Development Issues Vol. 2 No. 4., 11 – 20, Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies, Federal University of Technology, Owerri

7.    Njoku JD, Ukaegbu KO, Amangabara GT, Iwuji MC and Anyanwu JC (2015), Correlation of impervious surfaces and ambient temperature variation in Owerri, southeastern Nigeria Journal of Renewal and Alternative Energy Technologies, Vol. 1, pp 115 – 123, Nat. Centre for Energy Res. & Dev, Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

8.    Njoku JD, TE Ebe and AO Enem (2016) Analysis of heavy metals contamination by artisanal refining plants in the Nigeria Delta Region, Southern Nigeria British Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 4, No 3, pp. 39 – 48, European Centre for Research, Training and Development, UK (www.eajournals.org)

9.    Njoku JD, Ukaegbu, KOE, Osumgborogwu IE, Ude AD, Telu M (2017) Correlate Mapping of Impervious Surfaces as Flood Risk Assessment Strategy in Owerri, Southeastern Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology, 2(4): 1-11, Article no. AJEE.33974, DOI: 10.9734/AJEE/2017/33974, SCIENCEDOMAIN international, UK

10.   Njoku JD, GT Amangabara, UD Nkogho (2017), Temporal assessment of soil loss using the Revised Soil Loss Equation model and geospatial techniques Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 4 (6): 1 – 14 Available online www.jsaer.com CODEN (USA): JSERBR

Professional Associations  

  1. Nigerian Environmental Society NES
  2. Nigerian Cartographic Association NCA
  3. Association of Nigerian Geographers ANG

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