Eco-autopsy of the lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon

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The Nyos disaster is a terriic and unprecedented environmental tragedy that took in 1986.This is a synopsis of highly specialized scientific research, information in newspapers, documents and articles in specialized media, information from the radio, the television or oral literature from concerned scientists, anthropologists, sociologists or victims that are directly linked to this geo-hazards that killed thousands in Nyos.



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Published 15 June 2017
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EAN13 9782140039713
Language English
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AJEAGAHGideonAGHAINDUM
ECOAUTOPSY OF THE LAKE NYOS DISASTER IN CAMEROON 30 years after calamity
Eco-autopsy of the Lake Nyos
disaster in Cameroon
30 years after calamity
AJEAGAHGideon AGHAINDUMEco-autopsy of the Lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon
30 years after calamity
By the same author Water as a weapon of international confrontations, L’Harmattan, 2017 © L’Harmattan, 2017 5-7, rue de l’École-Polytechnique, 75005 Paris http://www.editions-harmattan.fr ISBN : 978-2-343-12224-3 EAN : 9782343122243
DEDICATION This book is dedicated to all those who lost their lives in the outrageous Lake Nyos disaster of august 1986.
TABLE OF CONTENTS DEDICATION ...................................................................7
TABLE OF CONTENTS...................................................9
INTRODUCTION ...........................................................11
CHAPTER I FORMATION AND GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF LAKE NYOS...........................................39
CHAPTER II THE 1986 GAS DISASTER....................51
CHAPTER III ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE DISASTER ..........................................................................................61
CHAPTER IV RETURN OF THE INDIGENOUS POPULATION ..............................................................101
CONCLUSION..............................................................109
BIBLIOGRAPHY..........................................................135