Soil pollution and remediation
1. Application of wastewater with high organic load for saline-sodic soil reclamation focusing on soil purification ability

M.A. Kameli; M. Chorom; N. Jaafarzadeh; H. Janadeleh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 197-206

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.008

Abstract
  Fresh water source scarcity in arid and semiarid area is limitation factor for saline-sodic soil reclamation. The reusing of agricultural drainage and industrial wastewater are preferred strategies for combating with this concern. The objective of current study was evaluation in application of industrial ...  Read More

Water pollution control and management
2. Removal of nitrate and phosphate from aqueous solutions by microalgae: An experimental study

M.H. Sayadi; N. Ahmadpour; M. Fallahi Capoorchali; M.R. Rezaei

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 357-364

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.005

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of microalgae Spirulina platensis and Chlorella vulgaris to remove nitrate and phosphate in aqueous solutions. Spirulina platensis and Chlorella vulgar is microalgae was collected in 1000 ml of municipal water and KNO3, K2HPO4 was added as sources of ...  Read More

Hazardous materials and toxic substances management
3. Potentiality of agricultural adsorbent for the sequestering of metal ions from wastewater

P.C. Emenike; D.O. Omole; B.U. Ngene; I.T. Tenebe

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 411-442

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.010

Abstract
  The expensive nature of metal ions detoxification from wastewater have restricted the use of conventional treatment technologies. Cheap, alternative measures have been adopted to eliminate metal contamination, and adsorptions using agricultural adsorbents seem to be the way forward. The use of agricultural ...  Read More

Environmental chemistry
4. Parthenium hysterophorus: Novel adsorbent for the removal of heavy metals and dyes

S.A. Bapat; D.K. Jaspal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 135-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.004

Abstract
  Heavy metals and dyes are major contributors in contamination of water streams. These contaminants enter into our eco- system, thus posing a significant threat to public health, ecological equilibrium and environment. Thus a combined discharge of these contaminants results in water pollution with high ...  Read More

Environmental bioremediation and measurement
5. Biosorption of hexavalent chromium in a tannery industry wastewater using fungi species

D. Sivakumar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 105-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.002

Abstract
  The isolated fungi species of different kinds from chromium contaminated soil sites located in Nagalkeni, Chennai were used for reducing chromium(VI) in a tannery industry wastewater of Nagalkeni, Chennai.  The experiments were conducted to know biosorption potential of isolated fungi species for ...  Read More

Environmental impact assessment
6. Risk assessment of hazardous impacts on urbanization and industrialization activities based upon toxic substances

T. Salem; Sh.S. Ahmed; M. Hamed; G.H. Abd ElAziz

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 163-176

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.007

Abstract
  A risk assessment study was conducted to predict the expected hazardous influence on the ecosystem resulted from urbanization and industrialization activities at Helwan area, Egypt. To achieve these goals, soils, plants and water samples were collected from Helwan area, and their total concentrations ...  Read More