Environmental Engineering
Biogas quality and nutrient remediation in palm oil mill effluent through Chlorella vulgaris cultivation using a photobioreactor

T. Handayani; I.N. Djarot; N. Widyastuti; F.D. Arianti; A. Rifai; A.I. Sitomurni; M.M.A. Nur; R.N. Dewi; N. Nuha; J. Haryanti; D. Pinardi; Y. Suryana; A. Aziz; E. Syamsudin; T. Rochmadi; P.A. Lomak; A. Hadi; M.D. Pertiwi; E. Yuniastuti; N.A. Putri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 March 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: During this energy transition, research is being done to develop sustainable ways to support the shift to a decarbonized energy and production system. These ways include using renewable energy sources to promote circularity in products, green technologies, and safer procedures. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Wind speed and direction on predicting wind energy availability for a sustainable ecosystem

B. Baranitharan; D. Sivakumar; M. Perarul Selvan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 May 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Overusing renewable resources for various purposes is making it necessary to use fewer non-renewable ones to generate energy. Finding alternative renewable energy sources is essential for energy production. This study concentrated on using wind direction and speed to produce ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Network meta-analysis of cadmium toxicity against Chlorella vulgaris and the role of growth stimulants and macronutrients

M. Iqhrammullah; S. Saudah; M. Monalisa; F. Fahrurrozi; S.A. Akbar; S.S. Lubis

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 February 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The presence of heavy metals, specifically cadmium, in the environment poses significant threats to both ecological systems and human health. However, microalgae have shown potential in addressing this issue through their ability to absorb cadmium and produce valuable biomass, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Exploration and characterization of lipid-degrading bacteria from palm oil mill effluent

P. Periadnadi; N. Nurmiati; F.W. Siregar; T.W. Edelwis

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 March 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Lipid-degrading bacteria found in processing ponds of palm oil mill effluent are recognized for the capacity to break down lipid using lipase enzyme. Identifying novel strains of these bacteria with high bioremediation potential contributes valuable insights to the sustainable ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Impact of heavy metal pollution on the use of fishing pond land, a former site of used battery smelting

E. Riani; N.A. Butet; M. Ansori; M.R. Cordova

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 March 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cinangka Village in Bogor Regency is a traditional used battery recycling center in West Java, Indonesia. The smelting process was operated in open space, but because of adverse impacts, it has ceased since 2010. This activity generated a large amount of solid waste, categorized ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Microplastic polymers in shellfish and fish in the coastal area

S. Basri K.; A. Daud; A.B. Birawida; M. Maming; H.J. Mukono; D.S. Arsyad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The coastal area of Jeneponto Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is heavily impacted by microplastic pollution, which poses a threat to marine organisms such as shellfish and fish. This aim of this study was to identifiy the presence of microplastic polymers, including vinylidene ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Characterization and utilization of trichoderma sp. for efficient management of oil palm empty fruit bunch waste in plantations

N. Nurmiati; P. Periadnadi; K. Kartiwan; T.W. Edelwis

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 May 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Trichoderma species (Trichoderma sp.) is commonly found in nature, particularly in soil and roots, often thriving in plants rich in cellulose such as oil palm. Therefore, this study aimed to characterize Trichoderma sp. in each substrate as well as to assess cellulolytic and ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Rainwater and fog harvesting from solar panels

I. Alazzam; K. Shatanawi; R. Al-Weshah

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 955-968


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Jordan is among the most water-scarce countries in the world. The scarcity of water resources in Jordan is driving the development and advances of non-conventional water techniques that enable integrated management of water resources in addressing water scarcity challenges ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Circular economy and inclusion as effective tools to prevent ecological threats in rural areas during military operations

V.G. Shcherbak; Y.I. Danko; S. Tereshchenko; O. Nifatova; N. Dehtiar; O. Stepanova; V. Yatsenko

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 969-986


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In the context of war, rural areas of Ukraine have encountered serious environmental challenges that threaten not only the environment but also the resilience of communities. This study aims to examine the impact of circular economy and inclusion on reducing the risk of ecological ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Estimation of peak current as a basis for sustainable watershed conservation using the number-curve land conservation

Naharuddin .; Rukmi .; S.D. Massiri; B. Toknok; Akhbar .; I.N. Korja

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1017-1028


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Peak flow in watershed is important in designing and controlling soil erosion, as well as assessing the potential water yield. It also serves as a basis for assessing and managing the risk of environmental damage. However, there is no accurate information on peak flow to ensure ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Restructuring of small-scale constructed wetland systems and treatability of individual household wastewater through natural process

S. Mokatip; K. Chunkao; W. Wararam; S. Bualert; O. Phewnil; T. Pattamapitoon; N. Semvimol; P. Maskulrath; P. Rollap; S. Thaipakdee

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1029-1046


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Domestic wastewater pollution in Thailand presents challenges due to limited space and a high concentration of point source effluents. This phenomenon often leads to domestic wastewater exceeding the capacity of local treatment systems. This study aims to expand the knowledge ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Particulate matter emission in agricultural biomass residue combustion

M.G. Nugraha; A. Sharfan; V.S.Y. Prakoso; M. Hidayat; H. Saptoadi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1047-1066


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Agriculture significantly contributes to global economies, yet it concurrently generates waste in the form of crop residues. Conventional waste disposal methods, such as open burning, contribute to atmospheric particulate emissions, impacting air quality regionally and potentially ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Effects of landslide hazards on quality of stream water and sediments

O. Phewnil; T. Pattamapitoon; N. Semvimol; W. Wararam; K. Duangmal; A. Intaraksa; K. Chunkao; P. Maskulrath; S. Hanthayung; P. Wichittrakarn

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1099-1116


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Landslide disasters in Thailand between 1970 and 2011 revealed a notable pattern: they primarily originated on mountain slopes, distinguished by a deeper soil profile. This soil profile comprised clay loam and sandy loam textures and was situated over aged geological formations ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Vertical bacterial variability in oxidation ponds in the tropical zone

C. Tudsanaton; T. Pattamapitoon; O. Phewnil; W. Wararam; K. Chunkao; P. Maskulrath; M. Srichomphu

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1197-1210


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Community domestic wastewater contains organic substances that can be decomposed through natural processes. Treatment using oxidation pond systems is popular in tropical zones because these locations provide a climate suitable for the growth and organic decomposition activities ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Effect of small boat engine noise on hearing loss of fishermen and efficiency of small boat engine silencer

S. Sinworn; N. Viriyawattana

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1297-1712


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The fishery workers are affected by the noise produced by motorboats, which is caused by long-term (more than 7 hours per day), exposure to high frequencies and hazardous noise levels. The detrimental impact of the loud noise emitted by small boat engines affects the hearing ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
The impact of climate change on the development of water resources

M.D. Teweldebrihan; M.O. Dinka

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 1359-1370


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: River basin ecology changes frequently when water resources are developed more. In order to meet human needs, the influence of climate change on river flow and hydrological structures should be understood. Population growth, corresponding economic expansion, and irrigation-related ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Development of a sustainable, green, and solar-powered filtration system for E. coli removal and greywater treatment

R. Abdallat; A.N. Bdour; A. Abu Haifa; F.F. Al-Rawash; L. Almakhadmeh; S. Hazaimeh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 435-450


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Jordan's limited water resources have reduced daily water consumption, leading to a highly concentrated greywater production rate of 54 million cubic meters per year. The presence of nitrate ions, total dissolved solids, total suspended solids, chemical oxygen demand, and biological ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Photochemical oxidation and landfarming as remediation techniques for oil-contaminated soil

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

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 517-536


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: With technological advances, mining industries use more crude oil and its products. Finding fast, effective, and eco-friendly repair techniques for oil-contaminated soil is crucial. Clay–titanium dioxide/manganese was used to investigate how oil breaks down in soil under ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Removal of ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin antibiotics from aqueous solutions using graphene oxide derived from corn cob

. Rinawati; A. Rahmawati; D.R. Muthia; M.D. Imelda; F.H. Latief; S. Mohamad; A.A. Kiswandono

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 573-588


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Preliminary studies on the exploration of carbonaceous materials from agricultural waste and their use as adsorbents for antibiotic removal have shown the potential to address a new threat to human health due to antibiotic residue. Therefore, this study developed and synthesized ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Evaluation of community behavior regarding the risk of plastic micro-pollution on the environment health

D. Utari; N.I. Hawa; G. Fizumli; H. Agustina

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 605-620


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Plastic pollution is increasing globally along with the growing consumption patterns of the global community, leading to practicality (social behavior). The primary contributors to pollution are single-use plastic (SUP) items and inadequate waste management techniques. This ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Synergistic removal of organic and nutrients from landfill leachate using photobioreactor-cultivated microalgae-bacteria consortium

N. Emalya; Y. Yunardi; E. Munawar; S. Suhendrayatna; T. Tarmizi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 683-698


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The utilization of stabilization pond system for landfill leachate treatment is hindered by its requirement for expansive land areas and extended retention periods. Although the system effectively removes organic compounds, its ability to eliminate nutrients such as nitrogen ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
A suitability modeling based on geographic information system for potential micro hydropower dam site

O. Setiawan; H.Y.S.H. Nugroho; N. Wahyuningrum; D. Auliyani; K.S. Hardjo

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 713-732


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Micro-hydropower plants are significant contributors of electricity and clean source of renewable energy. A nationwide or large watershed inventory of potential micro hydropower dam sites is lacking, hindering micro-hydropower development. Traditional ground survey approaches ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Capital formation and production of carbon emissions in low-carbon development

E.S. Siregar; S.U. Sentosa; A. Satrianto

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 759-772


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study aims to examine the endogenous variable, low-carbon development, and valuate its influencing factors, given its pivotal role in environmental protection amid climate change concerns and economic growth. Low carbon development is a new platform to maintain economic ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Degradation of low-density polyethylene by a novel strain of bacteria isolated from the plastisphere of marine ecosystems

F.A. Febria; A. Syafrita; A. Putra; H. Hidayat; C. Febrion

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 805-820


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Low-density polyethylene is one of the dominant recalcitrant plastic pollutants in the ocean, thus causing complicated problems. Biodegradation is an efficient, environmentally friendly, and sustainable option to overcome these problems. This study aims to quantitatively and ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Spatiotemporal analysis of oil palm land clearing

M.K. Rosyidy; E. Frimawaty

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 821-836


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Oil palm is one of the crops that has an essential role in Indonesia's engineering field. This condition has led to oil palm plantation intensification, which has been extensive to deforestation in Indonesia, including Jambi province. The main aim of this investigation is to ...  Read More