Environmental Engineering
Water quality model-based methodology to assess assimilative capacity of wastewater discharges in rivers

F.M. Torres-Bejarano; M. Verbel-Escobar; M.C. Camila Atencia-Osorio

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 449-472

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One of the negative impacts of polluting activities on aquatic ecosystems is the loss of its natural self-purification ability, for this reason, the purpose of this research was to evaluate the Sinú river capacity to assimilate wastewater discharges.METHODS: Monitoring ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Water resources carrying capacity before and after volcanic eruption

M. Dede; S.B. Wibowo; Y. Prasetyo; I.W. Nurani; P.B. Setyowati; S. Sunardi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 473-484

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Water resources carrying capacity is dynamic and can be influenced by catastrophic volcanic eruptions. The eruption of Mount Merapi in 2010 changed the landscape and community livelihoods due to the redistribution of a large volume of volcanic materials. This study aims to ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Inkjet printing of metal oxide coatings for enhanced photovoltaic soiling environmental applications

E. Fares; B. Aissa; R.J. Isaifan

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 485-502

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.03

Abstract
  Background and objectives: Global energy needs have gradually shifted toward photovoltaic solar energy, especially in the Gulf region because of the high solar-irradiance potential. However, one of the main challenges for this technology in the region is soiling, which has been reported to degrade the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Characteristics and circulation of archipelagic waters with the three-dimensional hydrodynamic model approach

Suhaemi .; D.G. Bengen; C.P.H. Simanjuntak; A.F. Koropitan

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 503-518

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The Misool Islands are lined up regularly from west to east, the southern part of Raja Ampat Archipelago, Papua - Indonesia. The geomorphology is distinctive, and the coral reef substrate causes turbulence. Misool waters are located in the Papuan bird's head seascape, passed ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Enhancement of convolutional neural network for urban environment parking space classification

S. Rahman; M. Ramli; F. Arnia; R. Muharar; M. Ikhwan; S. Munzir

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 315-326

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The increase in the number of vehicles has several negative impacts, including traffic congestion, air pollution, noise levels, and the availability of parking spaces. Drivers looking for parking spaces can cause traffic jams and air pollution. The solution offered at this ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Flood hazard simulation and mapping using digital elevation models with different resolutions

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

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 339-352

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Fine topographic information is a key input parameter for a detailed flood simulation and mapping. This study aimed to compare the accuracy statistics of the flood models developed using the digital elevation datasets with different resolutions from the light detection and ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Fuzzy entropy type II method for optimizing clean and renewable solar energy

M. Ramli; M. Mardlijah; M. Ikhwan; K. Umam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 389-402

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.03.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A solar panel is a device that converts solar rays into electricity. It is a step to reduce emissions from fossil energy, which is to replace it with renewable energy. It requires a control system to ensure that the position of the solar panel is always perpendicular to the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Immobilization of resin photocatalyst in removal of soluble effluent organic matter and potential for disinfection by-products

E.N. Hidayah; R.B. Pachwarya; O.H. Cahyonugroho

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 437-448

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The existence of organic matter is one of the main issues for wastewater reclamation since chlorination is applied most frequently before use wastewater reclamation for many purposes. One of the eco-friendly and effective methods is using innovative material through resin immobilized ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
A basis water quality monitoring plan for rehabilitation and protection

M. D. Enriquez; R. M. Tanhueco

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 237-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Safeguarding water resources became a major concern in many parts of the world as it aims to provide safe and healthy water for humans. Water quality monitoring is a popular tool in ensuring water quality is safe and within the allowable limits and standards for the health ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Impact of road infrastructure equipment on the environment and surroundings

N. Robinah; A. Safiki; O. Thomas; B. Annette

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 251-264

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The effect of infrastructure equipment is taking a toll on the health and economic well-being of residents all around the world. This is mainly because it contributes to ambient air pollution, noise, and vibration in the surroundings.  The study aimed at analyzing the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Dispersion modelling of particulate matter concentrations of sand product plants in a mineral complex

Y. Zehtab Yazdi; N. Mansouri; F. Atabi; H. Aghamohammadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 265-280

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sand and gravel product plants are among the significant sources of dust pollutants. This study was conducted to estimate dust concentrations released from these plants in a mineral complex in the southwest of Tehran.METHODS: Initially, the amount of silt and moisture content ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Editorial

J. Nouri

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.00

Abstract
  Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM) is an open access quarterly Publication. The title welcomes original, review, novel and high-impact contributions from the related Environmental science, engineering and management issues. The GJESM Journal ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Distribution of energy in propagation for ocean extreme wave generation in hydrodynamics laboratory

D. Fadhiliani; M. Ikhwan; M. Ramli; S. Rizal; M. Syafwan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 17-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The hydrodynamic uncertainty of the ocean is the reason for testing marine structures as an initial consideration. This uncertainty has an impact on the natural structure of the topography as well as marine habitats. In the hydrodynamics laboratory, ships and offshore structures ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Forecasting particulate matter concentration using nonlinear autoregression with exogenous input model

M.I. Rumaling; F.P. Chee; H.W.J. Chang; C.M. Payus; S.K. Kong; J. Dayou; J. Sentian

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 27-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Air quality in some developing countries is dominated by particulate matter, especially those with size 10 micrometers and smaller or PM10. They can be inhaled and sometimes can get deep into lungs; some may even get into bloodstream and cause serious health problems. Therefore, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Environmental awareness factor of used cell phones

N. Wibowo; R. Nurcahyo; D.S. Gabriel

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 87-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.01.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Electronic equipment production is one of the major industrial sectors in Indonesia, as it also contributes to Indonesia’s export commodities, which increase because of rapid technological developments. Cell phones, which have considerable potential to become electronic ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Effectiveness of natural coagulants in water and wastewater treatment

S. Nimesha; C. Hewawasam; D. J. Jayasanka; Y. Murakami; N. Araki; N. Maharjan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 101-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.08

Abstract
  Natural waterways are contaminated due to industrialization, urbanization, population growth etc., degrading their quality. Contaminated waterways cause numerous health and environmental hazards. Therefore, it is imperative to remove contaminants. Coagulation is one of the efficient primary chemical ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Converting the cigarette butts into valuable products using the pyrolysis process

M. Hazbehiean; N. Mokhtarian; A. Hallajisani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 133-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.01.10

Abstract
  More than 5.5 trillion cigarettes are manufactured, and approximately 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are being scattered across the globe per year. These cigarette butts are considered as one of the most hazardous wastes and environmental threats in the world. Thermochemical techniques can be used to turn ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Application of amorphous zirconium (hydr)oxide/MgFe layered double hydroxides composite in fixed-bed column for phosphate removal from water

A. Nuryadin; T. Imai

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 485-502

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Fixed-bed column has been considered an industrially feasible technique for phosphate removal from water. Besides the adsorption capacity, the effectiveness of an adsorbent is also determined by its reusability efficiency. In this study, phosphate removal by a synthesized amorphous ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Estimation and mapping of the contribution of nitric acid to atmospheric corrosion of zinc

J. O. Castillo-Miranda; F. J. Rodríguez-Gómez; J. Genescá-Llongueras; L. G. Ruiz-Suárez; J. A. García-Reynoso

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 523-542

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Atmospheric zinc corrosion in the Mexico City Metropolitan area has long been attributed mainly to the effect of pollutants such as sulfur dipxide. There are changes in the urban atmosphere's chemical composition due to the implementation of air quality policies focused on ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Pre-sowing treatment of vetch hairy seeds, viсia villosa using ultraviolet irradiation

A. Semenov; T. Sakhno; O. Hordieieva; Y. Sakhno

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 555-564

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.04.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Aiming to increase crop yield the antimicrobial/bacterial or fungicidal pre-sowing seed treatment received more attention in modern agronomy. Ultraviolet-C irradiation of pre-sowing seeds is an environmentally friendly method that became of great importance in recent years. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Analysis of legislative acts in water management

J. Nesiba; R. Cuhlova

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 587-598

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This paper focuses on the development of Czech laws of water resource protection. The presented research examines the statistical data of the number and type of legislative acts concerning to water protection issued in the Czech Republic during the period 1990-2019. Several ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Characteristics and combustion kinetics of fuel pellets composed of waste of polyethylene terephthalate and biomass

K. Manatura; U. Samaksaman

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 625-642

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The needs of fuel pellets from varied feed stocks have opened up opportunities and challenges for pellets production from non-woody biomass. Wastes of plastic recycling and wood sawing contained a high potential for energy source and suited for pelletizing as a solid fuel. METHODS: ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Remediation technologies for oil contaminated soil

M. Mambwe; K. K. Kalebaila; T. Johnson

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 419-438

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.3.07

Abstract
  Crude oil continues to impact many nations as it is among the major sources of fuel.  Its role in making life in modern societies comfortable cannot be overemphasized as it is readily available and easy to use. Contamination resulting from its use in industries such as mining, transportation and ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Promising approach for composting disposable diapers enhanced by Cyanobacteria

D. I. Kusumawati; S. Mangkoedihardjo

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 439-456

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.08

Abstract
  Disposable diapers have become a complicated matter due to the risk generation to the environment and human health. This study presents a description of disposable diapers characteristics and the success-proven methods used to handle this waste. In many developing countries where an inadequate waste ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Prioritization of the effective factors in reducing energy consumption in a residential building using computer simulation

N. Amani; F. Tirgar Fakheri; K. Safarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 171-184

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: According to the latest energy balance sheets, the average energy consumption in the residential sector of Iran is about 41% of the total energy consumption in the country. Increasing the energy efficiency of buildings can decrease the annual energy consumption in the residential ...  Read More