Environmental microbiology
1. Phenol biodegradation by bacterial strain O-CH1 isolated from seashore

M. Samimi; M. Shahriari Moghadam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 109-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.09

Abstract
  phenol and phenolic compounds are among the most recognized environmental pollutants which exist in industrial wastewater and enter the biological cycles due to the solubility in water. Bioremediation is one of the cost-effective and Eco-friendly methods for phenol removal. In this study, the most effective ...  Read More

Environmental bioremediation and measurement
2. Hydrocarbon contaminated water remediation using a locally constructed multi-stage bioreactor incorporated with media filtration

S. Antwi-Akomea; B. Fei-Baffoe; E.J.D. Belford; M. Borigu

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 413-426

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.003

Abstract
  The present study investigated the coupling effect of biodegradation and media filtration in treating hydrocarbon contaminated water. The study recorded reductions in total petroleum hydrocarbon, total dissolved solids, turbidity and microbial load. The study was essentially a simulated pump and treat ...  Read More

Environmental microbiology
3. Bacterial diversity impacts as a result of combined sewer overflow in a polluted waterway

O. Calderon; H. Porter-Morgan; J. Jacob; W. Elkins

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 437-446

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.009

Abstract
  Newtown Creek is an industrial waterway and former tidal wetland in New York City. It is one of the most polluted water bodies in the United States and was designated as a superfund site in 2010. For over a century, organic compounds, heavy metals, and other forms of industrial pollution have disrupted ...  Read More