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
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
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
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
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