Environmental management
1. Land use impacts on surface water quality by statistical approaches

K. Afed Ullah; J. Jiang; P. Wang

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 231-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.010

Abstract
  Surface waters are the most important economic resource for humans which provide water for agricultural, industrial and anthropogenic activities. Surface water quality plays vital role in protecting aquatic ecosystems. Unplanned urbanization, intense agricultural activities and deforestation are positively ...  Read More

Solid waste management
2. Urban solid waste characterization in the east part of Black Sea region

K.O. Demirarslan; B.Y. Çelik

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 167-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.005

Abstract
  In the current study, the solid waste characterisation that belongs to Artvin city centre, which is located in East Black Sea Region of Turkey, were searched. The study has the feature of being the first study for the country of Artvin in terms of study. The field of study is composed of 7 neighborhoods ...  Read More

Urban and built environmental management
3. Microclimate land surface temperatures across urban land use/ land cover forms

S. Ali; S. Patnaik; O. Madguni

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 231-242

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.001

Abstract
  Urbanization brings biophysical changes in the composition of the landscape. Such change has an impact on the thermal environment locally. The urban mosaic of land use and land cover is thus characteristically composed of local climate zones. The spatial variation in the land surface temperature across ...  Read More