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Details of Dr. Mathias Ahii Chia   


Gender male
Job title Lecturing and Research
Department Biological Sciences,
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education
Research Area(s) Pollution , Pollution
Research Activities Aquatic Ecology; Allelopathy in aquatic ecosystems; biomass production from microalgae; physiological response of microalgae to metal exposure, macronutrient variations. Toxicity of cyanobacteria to aquatic ecosystems.
Research Region Nigeria, and Brazil
Skills/Expertise Ecophysiology and Ecotoxicology of Algae and Cyanobacteria.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Mathias CHIA)

Chia, A.M., Chimdirim P.K., Japhet, W.S. (2014). Lead induced antioxidant response and phenotypic plasticity of Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) de Brebisson under different nitrogen concentrations. Journal of Applied Phycology DOI: 10.1007/s10811-014-0312-8
Chia, A.M., Musa I. R. (2014). Effect of indigo dye effluent on the growth, biomass production and phenotypic plasticity of Scenedesmus quadricauda (Chlorococcales). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 86(1):419-428.
Chia, A.M., Odoh, O.A., Ladan, Z. (2014). The indigo blue dye decolorization potential of immobilized Scenedesmus quadricauda. Water Air and Soil Pollution 225: 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-014-1920-2
Bittencourt-Oliveira, M.C., Chia, A.M., Oliveira, H.S.B., Cordeiro-Araujo, M.K., Molica, R.J.R., Dias, C.T.S. (2014). Allelopathic interactions between microcystin-producing and non-microcystin-producing cyanobacteria and green microalgae: implications for microcystins production. Journal of Applied Phycology DOI: 10.1007/s10811-014-0326-2.
Chia, A.M., Lombardi, A.T., Melao, M.G.G. and Parrish, C.C. (2013). Lipid composition of Chlorella vulgaris (Trebouxiophyceae) as a function of different cadmium and phosphorus concentrations. Aquatic Toxicology 128-129:171-182.
Chia, A.M., Lombardi, A.T., Melao, M.G.G. and Parrish, C.C. (2013). Effects of cadmium and nitrogen on lipid composition of Chlorella vulgaris (Trebouxiophyceae). European Journal of Phycology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/ 09670262.2012.750687
Bere, T., Chia, A.M. and Tundisi, J.G. (2012). Effects of Cr III and Pb on the bioaccumulation and toxicity of Cd in tropical periphyton communities: Implications of pulsed metal exposures. Environmental Pollution 163: 184-191.
Chia, A.M., Iortsuun, D.N., Stephen, B.J., Ayobamire A.E., and Ladan. Z., (2011). Phytoplankton responses to changes in macrophyte density in a tropical artificial pond in Zaria, Nigeria. African Journal of Aquatic Sciences. 36 (1):35-46.
Chia, A.M, Bako S.P., Alonge, S, and Adamu, A.K. (2011). Green algal interactions with physicochemical parameters of some manmade ponds in Zaria, northern Nigeria. Revista Brasileira de Botanica 34(3): 285-295.
Chia, A.M., Adelanwa, M.A., Ladan, Z., Iortsuun, D.N., Adanyi, S.E. and Stephen, B.J. (2011). Interactions of Ipomoea aquatica and Utricularia reflexa with phytoplankton densities in a small water body in northern Nigeria. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies. 41(2):39-47
Chia, A.M, Bako S.P., Alonge, S, Adamu, A.K. (2011). Records of diatoms and physicochemical parameters of seasonal ponds in Zaria- Northern Nigeria. West African Journal of Applied Ecology. Volume 18:87-93.
Abolude, D.S., Davies, O.A., Chia, A. M. (2009). Distribution and Concentration of Trace Elements in Kubanni Reservoir in Northern Nigeria. Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 1: 39-44.
Chia, A. M., Oniye S.J., Ladan Z., Lado, Z., Pila, E. A., Inekwe, V. U., Mmerole, J. U. (2009). A survey for the presence of microcystins in aquaculture ponds in Zaria, Northern-Nigeria: Possible public health implication. African Journal of Biotechnology, 8 (22): 6282-6289.
Chia, A. M., Abolude, D.S., Ladan Z., Akanbi O., Kalaboms, A. (2009). The Presence of Microcystins in Aquatic Ecosystems in Northern Nigeria: Zaria as a Case Study. Research Journal of Environmental Toxicology, 3: 170-178
Tiseer, F.A., Tanimu, Y and Chia, A.M. (2008) Seasonal Occurrence of Algae and Physicochemical Parameters of Samaru Stream, Zaria, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Earth Sciences. 1 (1): 31-37.
Tiseer, F.A., Tanimu, Y and Chia, A.M. (2008) Survey of Macrovegetation and Water Chemistry of Samaru Stream, Zaria Nigeria. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences 2: 393-400
Sunday P. Bako, Priscilla Daudu, Mohammed L. Balarabe and Mathias Chia (2007). Occurrence and Distribution of Aquatic Macrophytes in relation to the Nutrient content in Sediments of two Freshwater Lake Ecosystems in the Nigerian Savanna. Research Journal of Botany 2 (2): 108-112.

Created: 2007-09-15 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Mathias CHIA