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Facts & Figures
Publication start year 2015
CiteScore 2018  2.06
SJR 2018 (Q2) 0.494
SNIP 2018 1.183
CiteScore Tracker 2019 1.32
Google h-index 18
Google i10-index 30
Google h5-index 14
Google h5-median  17
No. of citations 1228
Issue per year 4
No. of volumes 5
No. of Issues 21
Published articles 220
No. of papers submission 1,326
Rejected papers 1,124
Acceptance rate 15%
Review papers 11
Research papers 94
Case studies 23
Short communications 4
No. of contributors 682
Article view 770,579
PDF download 433,464
No. of pages 1477
No. of references 6035
No. of reviewers 731
Contributing countries 24
No. of databases 36

Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM) is an open access quarterly FREE CHARGE publication as a non-commercial publication. The GJESM Journal has been indexed in the well-known world databases mainly; Web of Science, Scopus, Scimago Journal Rank (Q2), EBSCO, ProQuest, Cabi and Chemical Abstracts. The title is also a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers. 

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental management
1. The impact of sound land use management to reduce runoff

Z.A. Buisan; A.E. Milano; P.D. Suson; D.S. Mostrales; C.S. Taclendo; J.G. Blasco

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 399-414


  The study aimed to determine the impact of sound land use management to the runoff in Kabuntalan, Maguindanao in Tamontaka river basin. This was done through simulation and the comparison of the three land cover scenarios such as 2015 land cover, 2025 projected land cover and desired land use to determine ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Wastewater collection and treatment processes
2. Nutrient removal efficiency by floating macrophytes; Lemna minor and Azolla pinnata in a constructed wetland

F.M. Muvea; G.M. Ogendi; S.O. Omondi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 415-430


  The use of constructed wetlands for purifying pre-treated wastewater is a cost effective technology that has been found to be more appropriate for many developing countries. The technology is also environmentally friendly with the wetlands being habitats for many water birds and other aquatic organisms. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Solid waste management
3. Microplastics in water, sediment and salts from traditional salt producing ponds

A. Tahir; P. Taba; M.F. Samawi; S. Werorilangi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 431-440


  Plastic pollution has universally known accumulated in all environment compartments and accelerating threat to the sustainability of earth. Field survey to examine the occurrence of microplastics in ancient sea water evaporation technology of ponds at Pallengu-Jeneponto, was conducted. From this sea ...  Read More

SHORT COMMUNICATION Environmental biology and biotechnology
4. Feasibility of cattle urine as nutrient medium for the microalgal biomass production

A. Suresh; S. Tamilvanan; K. Harini; H.V. Seventhi; R. Deepan Guna; R. Mahalakshmi; S. Suriyapriya; D. Sharmila; M. Thenmozhi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 441-448


  Thenutrient medium used for the cultivation of microalgae adds more cost to its value-added product as well as the commercial scale application. Therefore in this study, focused feasibility of cattle urine as a cheap source of nutrients for microalgal growth, because, it contains various minerals and ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental science
5. Heavy metals loads in soil, farmlands and plant crop at open dumpsite

O.B. Akintan; J.A. Olusola; A.M. Azeez

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 449-460


  This study aimed to evaluate concentrations of selected heavy metals in the soils of Ilokun dumpsite and adjourning farmlands, and to determine as well levels of heavy metals uptake in various parts of Carica papaya plant collected from the dumpsite. Twenty-two soil samples were collected within the ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Wastewater collection and treatment processes
6. Treatment of small scale gold mining wastewater using pilot-scale sedimentation and Cocopeat filter bed system

J. Samaniego; M.A.N. Tanchuling

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 461-470


  The use of amalgamation process to recover gold from mined ores by the small-scale gold miners in the Philippines and other developing countries produces and dispose of untreated wastewater to the receiving water bodies. In this study, a field-scale filter bed system was constructed to treat heavy metal ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Hydrology and water resources
7. Future climate change impact on hydrological regime of river basin using SWAT model

V. Anand; B. Oinam

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 471-484


  Hydrological components in a river basin can get adversely affected by climate change in coming future. Manipur River basin lies in the extreme northeast region of India nestled in the lesser Himalayan ranges and it is under severe pressure from anthropogenic and natural factors. Basin is un-gauged as ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Soil pollution and remediation
8. Synthesis ratios of Mg-Al and Zn-Al layered double hydroxides efficiency and selectivity in nitrate removal from solution

M. Mohammadi; A. Mohammadi Torkashvand; P. Biparva; M. Esfandiari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 485-500


  Four diverse chlorides layered double hydroxides with diverse ratios, i.e. Mg-Al (3:1), Mg-Al (4:1), Zn-Al (4:1), and Zn-Al (3:1) LDHs, were prepared to evaluate their efficiency and selectivity towards nitrate removal from aquatic solutions. A batch experiment was done at the initial nitrate concentration ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Energy and environment
9. Application of international energy efficiency standards for energy auditing in a University buildings

V. Shcherbak; L. Ganushchak-Yefimenko; O. Nifatova; P. Dudko; N. Savchuk; I. Solonenchuk

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 501-514


  This study seeks to provide insights on understanding the contemporary problems of energy efficiency in Ukrainian universities by developing a comprehensive energy efficiency management framework that encompasses its participating subjects, objects and key drivers along with suggesting its implementation ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Air pollution control and management
10. Machine learning algorithms in air quality modeling

A. Masih

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 515-534


  Modern studies in the field of environment science and engineering show that deterministic models struggle to capture the relationship between the concentration of atmospheric pollutants and their emission sources. The recent advances in statistical modeling based on machine learning approaches have ...  Read More

1. Conventional steam activation for conversion of oil palm kernel shell biomass into activated carbon via biochar product

A.C. Affam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2019

  Conventional steam activation pyrolysis of waste materials such as oil palm kernel shell for production of biochar was investigated using central composite design. Conventional steam activation was carried out via an initial carbonization of oil palm kernel shell to obtain biochar and thereafter steam ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Hydrology and water resources
2. Environmental sensitivity of flash flood hazard using geospatial techniques

H.T. Abdel Hamid; W. Wenlong; L. Qiaomin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 September 2019

  Flash flood has been increasing in the Khartoum area, Sudan due to geographical conditions and climatic change as heavy rainfall and high temperature, therefore the present work tried to estimate the sensitivity of flash flood. The present work proposes an advanced technique of flood sensitivity mapping ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Marine and coastal environmental pollution and management
3. The susceptibility level and sustainability potential of groupers; Plectropomus sp. in a marine national park

M. Tadjuddah; . Abdullah; S. Kamri; N.I. Wianti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 September 2019

  Wakatobi National Park has a tropical marine ecosystem with typically dynamic aquatic resources, and it also has a potentially massive number of groupers such as red (Plectropomus leopardus) and black groupers (Plectropomus areolatus). However, the sustainability of the grouper resources has not been ...  Read More