Environmental Management
76. 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 , January 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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77. 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 , January 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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78. 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 , October 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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79. Physicochemical characteristics and trophic state evaluation of post glacial mountain lake using multivariate analysis

S. Nayek; S. Gupta; K.K. Pobi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 451-464


  The current study deals with the physicochemical characterization, temporal variability and trophic state evaluation of a post glacial mountain lake in eastern Himalaya during the period of 2014-2016. Notable seasonal variations are recorded for physicochemical parameters of lake water. The values for ...  Read More

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80. Seasonal variation of air quality index and assessment

S.D. Kumar; A. Dash

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 483-492


  Different methods have been designed to calculate the air quality index in form of mathematical formula. But the formula designed by Central Pollution Control Board in 2014 is more robust to find out the air quality category. The index has been calculated based upon four parameters like particulate matters ...  Read More

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

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

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 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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82. An approach towards effective ecological planning: Quantitative analysis of urban green space characteristics

R. Teimouri; T. Yigitcanlar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 195-206


  In the best practices, planning of urban green spaces is managed in such a way that it follows the key principles such as meeting per capita standards and providing accessible and balanced distribution of these spaces all across the city. In the context of emerging economy, these principles are unfortunately ...  Read More

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83. Impact of urban land cover change on land surface temperature

E. Igun; M. Williams

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 47-58


  The rapid growth in urban population is seen to create a need for the development of more urban infrastructures. In order to meet this need, natural surfaces such as vegetation are been replaced with non-vegetated surfaces such as asphalt and bricks which has the ability to absorb heat and release it ...  Read More

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84. Strategic planning of urban transportation system based on sustainable development dimensions using an integrated SWOT and fuzzy COPRAS approach

S.M. Hatefi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 99-112


  Today, urban transportation has attracted urban planners’ and researchers' attention because of air and noise pollution problems associated with it. In Shahrkord city in Iran, no plans have been made for sustainable transportation, and the available poor transportation infrastructure is not responsive ...  Read More

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85. 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 , December 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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86. Microclimate land surface temperatures across urban land use/ land cover forms

S. Ali; S. Patnaik; O. Madguni

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


  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

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87. Spatio-temporal changes of water quality variables in a highly disturbed river

Z. Abdollahi; A. Kavian; S.H.R. Sadeghi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 243-256


  Quality of river varies widely depending on the land use in the catchment and environmental factors. Many rivers in developing countries are unhealthy because they contain harmful physical, chemical and biological agents. Zanjanrud River, located in Zanjan Province, Iran, where recently faced human intervention ...  Read More

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88. Pesticide pollution status in cocoa plantation soil

E. Atuanya; W. Aborisade

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 287-298


  Management of cocoa plantation field relied on the use of pesticides over the years; hence, the fate of such chemicals is one of the most debated issues among the stakeholders. Young and old cocoa plantation fields from 4 major cocoa producing States in Nigeria were selected as the study area. Eight ...  Read More

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89. Using ecological niche modeling to determine avian richness hotspots

R. Mirzaei; M.R. Hemami; A. Esmaili Sari; H.R. Rezaei; A.T. Peterson

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 131-142


  Understanding distributions of wildlife species is a key step towards identifying biodiversity hotspots and designing effective conservation strategies. In this paper, the spatial pattern of diversity of birds in Golestan Province, Iran was estimated. Ecological niche modeling was used to determine distributions ...  Read More

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90. Waste oil management: Analyses of waste oils from vehicle crankcases and gearboxes

V. Pelitli; Ö. Doğan; H.J. Köroğlu

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 11-20


  In accordance with waste strategy for Turkey, the study was carried out to analyses waste engine crankcase oils and waste gearbox oils generated from vehicle maintenance services in order to determine their suitability for recycling, recovery or final disposal based on regulation published by Turkish ...  Read More

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91. Determinants of students perceived manmade environmental hazards and risks in tertiary educational institutions

O. Daramola; O. Odunsi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 43-50


  Environmental hazards caused by living conditions and human behaviour in residential areas are types of manmade hazards which have rarely been studied and documented in literature. Available studies that had considered theconventional residential environment had proved that residents’ perception ...  Read More

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92. Environmental risk assessment of a dam during construction phase

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

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 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

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93. Desertification risk assessment and management program

M. Akbari; M. Ownegh; H.R. Asgari; A. Sadoddin; H. Khosravi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 365-380


  Risk assessment provides the possibility of planning and management to prevent and reduce the risk of desertification. The present study is aimed to assess the hazard and risk of desertification and to develop management programs in the semi-arid western regions of Golestan Province in Iran. Desertification ...  Read More

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94. 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 , December 2016, , Pages 411-442


  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

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95. Monitoring and assessment of a eutrophicated coastal lake using multivariate approaches

U.G. Abhijna

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 275-288


  Multivariate statistical techniques such as cluster analysis, multidimensional scaling and principal component analysis were applied to evaluate the temporal and spatial variations in water quality data set generated for two years (2008-2010) from six monitoring stations of Veli-Akkulam Lake and compared ...  Read More

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96. 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 , April 2016, , Pages 163-176


  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