Environmental Engineering
Estimation of livestock greenhouse gas for impact mitigation

D.S.I. Sondakh; F.R. Tulungen; J.K. Kampilong; F.S.J. Rumondor; Y.S. Kawuwung; E.P. Sanggelorang

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 857-872


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Anthropogenic activities in livestock sectors are responsible for emitting substantial amounts of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, methane, and dinitrous oxide, into the atmosphere, thereby contributing to climate change. The impact of these gases can be reduced ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Green synthesis of titanium dioxide photocatalyst using Lactobacillus bulgaricus for processing palm oil mill effluent

L. Agustina; M. Romli; P. Suryadarma; S. Suprihatin

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 13-26


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To improve photocatalytic degradation perfomance, photocatalyst particles with a larger surface area preferred. The effectiveness of titanium dioxide as a photocatalyst depends on the synthesis method used. The method affect the particle size, crystallinity and phase composition ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Efficient biosorption of cadmium by Eucalyptus globulus fruit biomass using process parameters optimization

M. Samimi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 27-38


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Industrial wastewater usually contains metal ions which are hazardous to human and aquatic organisms. Nowadays, the application of inexpensive biomaterials in adsorptive removal of metal ions, such as plant biomass, has been widely considered. In this study, the efficiency ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Wetland degradation monitoring using multi-temporal remote sensing data and watershed land degradation index

I. Ridwan; S. Kadir; N. Nurlina

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 83-96


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The condition of the watershed area, particularly the Tabunio Watershed, is one with priority treatment due to the condition of the land where it is located, which qualifies for the “very high recovery” category with a critical land area of 19,109.89 hectare. Moreover, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Application of fuzzy logic in decision-making process for relocation of floating net cages in river fish farming

R. Pramana; B.Y. Suprapto; Z. Nawawi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 117-132


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Land-based aquaculture operations, at present,  are intensively conducted to meet the ever-growing demand for food consumption. Floating net cages are one of the traditional methods commonly used by Indonesian fishermen for river fish farming. Increased human activities ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Factors affecting cadmium toxicity to rice germinated in soils collected from downstream areas of abandoned zinc mines

P. Chanpiwat; A. Numprasanthai

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 133-154


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cadmium contamination in rice grains with a maximum concentration 19 times the national food standard at sites downstream of zinc mines in Thailand has been reported since 2005. These cultivated rice grains are consumed by local residents and have increased the risk of renal ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Torrefaction of bamboo pellets using a fixed counterflow multibaffle reactor for renewable energy applications

W. Hidayat; B.A. Wijaya; B. Saputra; I.T. Rani; S. Kim; S. Lee; J. Yoo; B.B. Park; L. Suryanegara; M.A.R. Lubis

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 169-188


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The decreasing availability of fossil fuels requires the adoption of renewable energy sources that facilitate the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. Meeting Indonesia’s goal of achieving a 23 percent mixed energy composition by 2025 through co-firing demands a substantial ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Generalization of artificial neural network for predicting methane production in laboratory-scale anaerobic bioreactor landfills

M.J. Zoqi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 225-244


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Leachate recirculation has become a global practice for anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste. Implementation of artificial neural networks for modeling and prediction of this process still remains challenging. Additionally, there has been a lack of research regarding ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Machine learning using random forest to model heavy metals removal efficiency using a zeolite-embedded sheet in water

N.D. Takarina; N. Matsue; E. Johan; A. Adiwibowo; M.F.N.K. Rahmawati; S.A. Pramudyawardhani; T. Wukirsari

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 321-336


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Zeolite has been recognized as a potential adsorbent for heavy metals in water. The form of zeolite that is generally available in powder has challenged the use of zeolite in the environment. Embedding powder zeolite in a nonwoven sheet, known as a zeolite-embedded sheet can ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
A state of the art review on geotechnical reinforcement with end life tires

M. Shariati; M. Afrazi; H. Kamyab; S. Rouhanifar; E. Toghroli; M. Safa; Sh. Chelliapan; H. Afrazi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 385-404


  This study provides a comprehensive exploration of the utilization of scrap tires in geotechnical engineering, focusing on their applications, mechanical behavior, environmental impact, and potential challenges. The utilization of waste tires in engineering applications is of paramount importance, offering ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Adaptation variation of easiness on environmental, social, and governance components in the selected sustainability developments

F.R. Sutikno; N.A. Sasongko; I.N. Djarot; H.S. Dillon

Volume 9, Special Issue (Eco-Friendly Sustainable Management) , November 2023, , Pages 21-34


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Environmental, Social, and Governance reporting is universally recognized as a pivotal component embraced by the industry to address climate change and serve as a safeguard to the physical and social environments of society. In the absence of global standards, organizations ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Management strategies for the efficient energy production of brackish water desalination to ensure reliability, cost reduction, and sustainability

A. Bdour; A. Hejab; L. Almakhadmeh; M. Hawa

Volume 9, Special Issue (Eco-Friendly Sustainable Management) , November 2023, , Pages 173-192


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Energy efficiency plays a crucial role in the success and sustainability of desalination technologies. Energy considerations are intricately linked with every aspect of planning, management, and operation in water desalination. This study aims to evaluate and enhance energy ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Modeling of peatland fire risk early warning based on water dynamics

B. Kartiwa; . Maswar; A. Dariah; . Suratman; N.L. Nurida; N. Heryani; P. Rejekiningrum; H. Sosiawan; S.H. Adi; I. Lenin; S. Nurzakiah; Ch. Tafakresnanto

Volume 9, Special Issue (Eco-Friendly Sustainable Management) , November 2023, , Pages 233-250


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To minimize the potential risk of land fires, climate monitoring and hydrology characterization are crucial factors in managing peatlands. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the relation between climate variability and water dynamics to develop a peatland fire early ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Bibliometric analysis for sustainable food waste using multicriteria decision

. Syafrudin; I.B. Priyambada; M.A. Budihardjo; S. Al Qadar; A.S. Puspita

Volume 9, Special Issue (Eco-Friendly Sustainable Management) , November 2023, , Pages 271-300


  Sustainable food waste management is globally concerning, thus necessitating cutting-edge approaches and a thorough understanding. To address this complicated problem effectively, bibliometric analysis and multicriteria decision-making can be combined. Therefore, multicriteria decision-making methods ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Coagulants for water based on activated aluminum alloys

R.G. Sarmurzina; G.I. Boiko; B.K. Kenzhaliyev; U.S. Karabalin; N.P. Lyubchenko; P.V. Kenyaikin; Zh.B. Ilmaliyev

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 673-690


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The reduction of fresh water deficit and water-related morbidity is the most important problem of the state’s national security. The effective treatment of natural water in industrialized areas from natural and anthropogenic pollutants is the main ecological task. Coagulation ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Microplastic contamination and growth pattern of oyster; Crassostrea gigas in a coastline

L. Kasmini; A.S. Setia Batubara

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 753-764


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Oysters (Crassostrea gigas) are one food source commonly consumed by the community and an important commodity with high economic value. Environmental issues, such as microplastics, have become a worldwide concern for its implications for aquatic organisms, especially oysters. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Bioenergy potential of Chlorella vulgaris under the influence of different light conditions in a bubble column photobioreactor

S. Dhanasekar; R. Sathyanathan

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 789-804


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Recent investigations indicated that continuous use of fertilizers and pesticides in agricultural fields not only deteriorated soil health but also caused a deleterious effect on surface and groundwater bodies. Treating such wastewater using microalgae has shown higher nutrient ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Harbor water pollution by heavy metal concentrations in sediments

L. Sulistyowati; Y. Yolanda; N. Andareswari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 885-898


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The Belawan Harbor is the third largest port, which is located in an estuary, causing the port water area to be vulnerable to pollution, especially heavy metals. Conflicts between the community and the port authorities often occur due to pollution. Heavy metals are dangerous ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Dechlorination of selected polychlorinated biphenyl congeners using metal-impregnated pulverized shrimp shell catalyst from waste

D.B. Aviantara; F. Suciati; G. Hadiko; N.S. Indrasti; M. Yani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1005-1018


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Polychlorinated biphenyls are pervasive contaminants that are receiving attention worldwide. Due to their well-known propensity to have harmful impacts on both humans and the environment, polychlorinated biphenyls have been internationally banned for use. In this study, dechlorination ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Preventing water pollution using importance-performance analysis and terrain analysis

L. Sulistyowati; N. Andareswari; F. Afrianto; A. Rais; M.F. Hafa; D. Darwiyati; A.L. Ginting

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1019-1032


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The monitoring of the Brantas watershed showed a light-polluted status. This study began by identifying the priority of regional problems using importance-performance analysis. Furthermore, a hydrological analysis was conducted to determine the pollutant area of the Brantas ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Land surface temperature changes caused by land cover/land use properties and their impact on rainfall characteristics

A. Suharyanto; A. Maulana; D. Suprayogo; Y.P. Devia; S. Kurniawan

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 353-372


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study aims to determine the relationships between land cover presented by vegetation index and land surface temperature, between vegetation index and the built-up index, between built-up index and land surface temperature, and between land surface temperature and rainfall ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Response surface methodology and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for adsorption of reactive orange 16 by hydrochar

J. Oliver Paul Nayagam; K. Prasanna

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 373-388


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The prediction models, response surface methodology and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system are utilized in this study. This study delves into the removal efficiency of reactive orange 16 using hydrochar derived from the Prosopis juliflora roots. Hydrochar dose, pH, temperature, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Land use variation impacts on trace elements in the tissues and health risks of a commercial fish

N.D. Takarina; O.M. Chuan; T.G. Pin; I. Femnisya; A. Fathinah; A.N.B. Ramadhan; R. Hermawan; A. Adiwibowo

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 445-462


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Tropical coastal ecosystems globally have been affected by land use changes. This condition has caused a discharge of pollutants into the water, affecting marine organisms, including fish. Due to their habitat preferences, fish are prone to elevate heavy metals in their tissue. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Modeling the tropical fish community related to land uses and environmental determinants

N. D. Takarina; O. M. Chuan; M. I. Afifudin; L. Tristan; I. Arif; A. Adiwibowo

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 515-530


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Coastal ecosystems worldwide have been threatened by changing land use and environmental determinants. These conditions have impacted important marine resources, including fish diversity. Southeast Asia, one region experiencing massive land use change, still has limited information ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Sub-surface flow constructed wetland for the treatment of sewage generated in a municipal park

A.M. Vazquez; A. Samudio-Oggero; H.D. Nakayama; I. Cantero-García

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 545-558


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The Municipal Park of Areguais is located in the Central Department of Paraguay. Part of this Park is within the area of influence of Ypakarai Lake, which is widely recognized by vacationersfor its natural spaces. Despite being one of the most representative ecological reserves ...  Read More