Air pollution control and management
1. The relationships between meteorological parameters and air pollutants in an urban environment

I. Kayes; S.A. Shahriar; K. Hasan; M. Akhter; M.M. Kabir; M.A. Salam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 265-278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.01

Abstract
  Meteorological parameters play a significant role in affecting ambient air quality of an urban environment. As Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, is one of the air pollution hotspot among the megacities in the world, however the potential meteorological influences on criteria air pollutants for this ...  Read More

Air pollution control and management
2. Exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollution among children under five years old in urban area

A.K.R. Kouao; E.T. N’datchoh; V. Yoboue; S. Silue; H. Attoh; M. Coulibaly; T. Robins

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 191-202

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.05

Abstract
  Indoor air pollution associated with cooking and heating biomass fuel burning is estimated to be responsible for 7 million deaths in 2016 and most of these deaths occur in low and middle income countries. In Côte d'Ivoire, 73% of the population is reported using biomass (charcoal or wood) for cooking. ...  Read More

Air pollution control and management
3. Artificial neural network forecast application for fine particulate matter concentration using meteorological data

M. Memarianfard; A.M. Hatami; M. Memarianfard

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 333-340

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.010

Abstract
  Most parts of the urban areas are faced with the problem of floating fine particulate matter. Therefore, it is crucial to estimate the amounts of fine particulate matter concentrations through the urban atmosphere. In this research, an artificial neural network technique was utilized to model the PM2.5 ...  Read More

Environmental economics
4. Assessment of willingness to pay for improved air quality using contingent valuation method

S. Akhtar; W. Saleem; V.M. Nadeem; I. Shahid; A. Ikram

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 279-286

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.005

Abstract
  Rapid urbanization and severe air quality deterioration in Pakistan have increased citizens’s concern towards air pollution. This study, conducted in November, 2016, aimed to develop relationship between degraded air quality and resident’s willingness to pay for improved air quality in city ...  Read More

Air pollution control and management
5. Integrated environmental management model of air pollution control by hybrid model of DPSIR and FAHP

M.J. Mohammadizadeh; A.R. Karbassi; Gh.R. Nabi Bidhendi; M. Abbaspour

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 381-388

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.007

Abstract
  The aim of this study is to evaluate the obstacles due to a DPSIR model combined with fuzzy analytic hierarchy process technique. Hence, to prioritize the responses regarding the driving forces, pressures, states and impacts, the hierarchy of the model is established. Evaluations and prioritization of ...  Read More

Air pollution control and management
6. Effect of the Apulia air quality plan on PM10 and benzo(a)pyrene exceedances

L. Trizio; L. Angiuli; M. Menegotto; F. Fedele; R. Giua; F. Mazzone; A.G.C. Carducci; R. Bellotti; G. Assennato

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 95-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.001

Abstract
  During the last years, several exceedances of PM10 and benzo(a)pyrene limit values exceedances were recorded in Taranto, a city in southern Italy included in so-called areas at high risk of environmental crisis because of the presence of a heavy industrial district including the largest steel factory ...  Read More