Environmental Engineering
Inkjet printing of metal oxide coatings for enhanced photovoltaic soiling environmental applications

E. Fares; B. Aissa; R.J. Isaifan

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 485-502

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.03

Abstract
  Background and objectives: Global energy needs have gradually shifted toward photovoltaic solar energy, especially in the Gulf region because of the high solar-irradiance potential. However, one of the main challenges for this technology in the region is soiling, which has been reported to degrade the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Impact of silver ions and silver nanoparticles on the plant growth and soil microorganisms

D. Tomacheski; M. Pittol; D.N. Simões; V.F. Ribeiro; R.M.C. Santana

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 341-350

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.001

Abstract
  There is a growing consumer market for products that proclaim to decrease microorganism counts to prevent infections. Most of these products are loaded with silver in its ionic or nanoparticle form. Through use or during production, these particles can find their way into the soil and cause an impact ...  Read More