Environmental Management
1. Natural enrichment of chromium and nickel in the soil surrounds the karst watershed

R.D.P. Astuti; A. Mallongi; A.U. Rauf

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 383-400


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As a public concern, monitoring and controlling toxic metals pollution is needed worldwide. Due to the ability of poisonous metals in biomagnification and bioaccumulation, they can cause several adverse impacts on ecological and human health. The study aims to assess chromium ...  Read More

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2. Linking the past, present and future scenarios of soil erosion modeling in a river basin

C. Loukrakpam; B. Oinam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 457-472


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Soil erosion is considered one of the major indicators of soil degradation in our environment. Extensive soil erosion process leads to erosion of nutrients in the topsoil and decreases in fertility and hence productivity. Moreover, creeping erosion leads to landslides in the ...  Read More

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3. Two-dimensional flood model for risk exposure analysis of land use/land cover in a watershed

G. R. Puno; R. C. Puno; I. V. Maghuyop

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 225-238


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The study involved developing a two-dimensional flood model to analyze the risk exposure of land use/land cover based on the generated flood hazard maps for the six return period scenarios in the Solana watershed. METHODS: The approach consisted of applying hydrologic and hydraulic ...  Read More

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4. Forecasting of Covid-19 cases based on prediction using artificial neural network curve fitting technique

S.K. Tamang; P.D. Singh; B. Datta

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 53-64


  Artificial neural network is considered one of the most efficient methods in processing huge data sets that can be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, prediction, forecasting etc. It has a great prospective in engineering as well as in medical applications. The present work employs artificial ...  Read More

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5. Risk management in the sphere of state economic security provision using professional liability insurance

O. Faiier; O. Arefieva; I. Miahkykh; N. Babko; S. Kuskova; O. Khloponina-Gnatenko

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 51-60


  This study contains a comprehensive scientific analysis of modern problems of risk management in the sphere of state economic security provision using professional liability insurance. The elements of the mechanism for providing economic security are defined, namely: subjects, objects, and instruments ...  Read More

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6. Accident rates in Poland’s foodstuff industry from the perspective of occupational safety management in the European Union

A. Zielińska; W. Bajdur

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 72-77


  The issue of accidents at work and accident prevention have a significant impact regarding safety, health protection and work environment management for the European Union. Work conditions need to be improved in Poland. Solving this collective issue caused by humanitarian as well as economic considerations ...  Read More

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7. Flood hazard mapping in an urban area using combined hydrologic-hydraulic models and geospatial technologies

B.A.M. Talisay; G.R. Puno; R.A.L. Amper

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 139-154


  Flooding is one of the most occurring natural hazards every year risking the lives and properties of the affected communities, especially in Philippine context. To visualize the extent and mitigate the impacts of flood hazard in Malingon River in Valencia City, Bukidnon, this paper presents the combination ...  Read More

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8. Flood hazard zones using 2d hydrodynamic modeling and remote sensing approaches

M.B.T. Alivio; G.R. Puno; B.A.M. Talisay

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-16


  Increasing frequency and severity of flooding demands identification of flood hazard zones in Kalilangan, Bukidnon in response to the echoing need of better disaster preparedness via enhancing the understanding and awareness of the public on flood characteristics by integrating the use of two-dimensional ...  Read More

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9. Effect of digital elevation model’s resolution in producing flood hazard maps

J.L. Ogania; G.R. Puno; M.B.T. Alivio; J.M.G. Taylaran

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 95-106


  Flooding is one of the most devastating natural disasters occurring annually in the Philippines. A call for a solution for this malady is very challenging as well as crucial to be addressed. Mapping flood hazard is an effective tool in determining the extent and depth of floods associated with hazard ...  Read More

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10. Inland wetlands mapping and vulnerability assessment using an integrated geographic information system and remote sensing techniques

C.E. Akumu; J. Henry; T. Gala; S. Dennis; C. Reddy; F. Tegegne; S. Haile; R.S. Archer

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 387-400


  The understanding of inland wetlands’ distribution and their level of vulnerability is important to enhance management and conservation efforts. The aim of the study was to map inland wetlands and assess their distribution pattern and vulnerability to natural and human disturbances such as climate ...  Read More

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11. An occupational risk assessment approach for construction and operation period of wind turbines

M. Gul; A.F. Guneri; M. Baskan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 281-298


  As wind energy is one of the most important renewable energy sources over the globe, need for increasing safety for this type of energy is gaining importance. Although this sector is not suffering an excessive amount of fatal injury accidents, there are many aspects open for improvements in occupational ...  Read More

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12. 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 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 341-350


  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

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13. Environmental risk assessment of a dam during construction phase

S. Rezaian; S.A. Jozi; N. Zaredar

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 345-356


  The present study was conducted to assess the possible risks induced by construction of Gavi Dam in Ilam Province; western part of Iran, using MIKE-11 model and technique for order of preference by similarity to ideal solution. For this purpose, vulnerable zone of the dam site against the flooding risk ...  Read More