Hazard assessment for a pharmaceutical mixture detected in the upper Tennessee River using Daphnia magna

D. Wolfe; M. Schorr; M. Hanson; C.H. Nelson; S.M. Richards

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 1-14

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.01.001

Abstract
  Widespread use of pharmaceuticals has resulted in mixture concentrations ranging from mg/L in effluent to µg/L concentrations in surface water. In a 2008 study, 13 pharmaceuticals, ranging in amounts from 0.0028 to 0.1757 µg/l, were identified in the Tennessee River, USA and its tributaries. ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Column operation studies for the removal of dyes and phenols using a low cost adsorbent

V. K. Gupta; Suhas; I. Tyagi; S. Agarwal; R. Singh; M. Chaudhary; A. Harit; S. Kushwaha

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 1-10

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.001

Abstract
  Fertilizer plant waste carbon slurry has been investigated after some processing as an adsorbent for the removal of dyes and phenols using columns. The results show that the carbonaceous adsorbent prepared from carbon slurry being porous and having appreciable surface area (380 m2/g) can remove dyes ...  Read More

Forecasting CO2 emissions in the Persian Gulf States

F.A. Olabemiwo; G.I. Danmaliki; T.A. Oyehan; B.S. Tawabini

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-10

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.001

Abstract
  The Persian Gulf States (Bahrain. Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirate) have dominated the oil and gas sector since the discovery of oil in the region. They are the world largest producers of crude oil, producing about 35 and 25 percent of the world natural gas and crude oil ...  Read More

Perceptions of environmental sustainability amongst mineworkers

F. Ince

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.001

Abstract
  Environmental sustainability needs to use resources efficiently and effectively from macro to micro level with a systematic approach. The dualistic relationship between ecosystem and human beings require considering ecological and social systems as well as economic factors known as the three-legged approach. ...  Read More

Environmental Management
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

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.01

Abstract
  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

Environmental Engineering
Economic and environmental performance analysis of Polish energy companies

A. Włodarczyk

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 1-11

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.05.SI.01

Abstract
  The tightening of the European Union climate and energy policy, directed to raising the resilience and effectiveness of the European Union Emissions Trading System, may influence on companies' economic performance. Polish energy companies, which mainly use coal in the energy production process, are particularly ...  Read More

Forecast generation model of municipal solid waste using multiple linear regression

J.A. Araiza-Aguilar; M.N. Rojas-Valencia; R.A. Aguilar-Vera

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-14

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.01

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to develop a forecast model to determine the rate of generation of municipal solid waste in the municipalities of the Cuenca del Cañón del Sumidero, Chiapas, Mexico. Multiple linear regression was used with social and demographic explanatory variables. The ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Forecasting epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 using ARIMA model (Case study: Iran)

T.T. Tran; L.T. Pham; Q.X. Ngo

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 1-10

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.06.SI.01

Abstract
  Currently, the pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus, namely severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is one of the most serious issues worldwide. SARS-CoV-2 was first observed in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019; this disease has been rapidly spreading worldwide. Iran was the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Geographic information system and process-based modeling of soil erosion and sediment yield in agricultural watershed

G.R. Puno; R.A. Marin; R.C.C. Puno; A.G. Toledo-Bruno

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-14

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The study explored the capability of the geographic information system interface for the water erosion prediction project, a process-based model, to predict and visualize the specific location of soil erosion and sediment yield from the agricultural watershed of Taganibong.METHODS: ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Editorial

J. Nouri

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

https://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 Management
Acute effects on hepatic biomarkers in the freshwater native fish Aequidens metae exposed to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

W. Corredor-Santamaría; I.C. Calderón-Delgado; Z. Arbeli; J.M. Navas; Y.M. Velasco-Santamaría

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 1-14

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.01.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are present in all environmental matrices. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-rich wastewater from the oil industry is discharged into natural water bodies. Detritivorous fish shown the effects of pollutants in water. Biomarkers of effect make ...  Read More

Effect of the Apulia air quality plan on PM10 and benzo(a)pyrene exceedances

L. Trizio; L. Angiuli; M. Menegotto; F. Fedele; R. Giua; F. Mazzone; A.G.C. Carducci; R. Bellotti; G. Assennato

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 95-104

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.001

Abstract
  During the last years, several exceedances of PM10 and benzo(a)pyrene limit values exceedances were recorded in Taranto, a city in southern Italy included in so-called areas at high risk of environmental crisis because of the presence of a heavy industrial district including the largest steel factory ...  Read More

Isolation and partial characterization of a new strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae capable of high 1,3 propanediol production from glycerol

B. Sen; A.P. Dabir; V.B. Lanjekar; D.R. Ranade

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 99-108

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.02.001

Abstract
  Glycerol is a promising feedstock for microbial cultivation and production of 1,3 propanediol (1,3 PDO). Here we report a newly isolated bacterial strain BA11 from soil, capable of fermenting glycerol to 1,3 PDO, and has been identified to be a strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Strain BA11 was fast growing ...  Read More

Suitability assessment for handling methods of municipal solid waste

B. Seng; T. Fujiwara; B. Seng

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 113-126

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.001

Abstract
  Solid waste management is challenging in Phnom Penh city, Capital of Cambodia. The only one formal treatment taken is the final disposal of mixed waste into an open dumpsite. The current study analyses the physical and chemical characteristics of municipal solid waste disposed of in the dumpsite to assess ...  Read More

Effects of the land use change on ecosystem service value

J. Zhou; L. Sun; S.Y. Zang; K. Wang; J.Y. Zhao; Z.X. Li; X.M. Liu; X.R. Liu

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 121-130

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.001

Abstract
  The impacts of land utilization change on the ecosystem service values in Daqing during 1995 to 2015 were analyzed based on unit area ecosystem service value of Chinese territorial ecosystem from Mr. Xie Gaodi and ecosystem service value calculation formula from Costanza. Results showed that the ecosystem ...  Read More

Organic matter from biofilter nitrification by high performance size exclusion chromatography and fluorescence excitation-emission matrix

E.N. Hidayah; W.L. Lai; O.H. Cahyonugroho; F. Rizqa

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 133-144

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.01

Abstract
  A combination of high performance size exclusion chromatography with organic carbon detector and ultraviolet detector coupled with peak-fitting technique and fluorescence excitation-emission matrix spectrometry applied fluorescence regional integration method was conducted to determine the characteristics ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Flood hazard mapping in an urban area using combined hydrologic-hydraulic models and geospatial technologies

B.A.M. Talisay; G.R. Puno; R.A.L. Amper

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 139-154

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.01

Abstract
  Flooding is one of the most occurring natural hazards every year risking the lives and properties of the affected communities, especially in Philippine context. To visualize the extent and mitigate the impacts of flood hazard in Malingon River in Valencia City, Bukidnon, this paper presents the combination ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Using a sharing-platform to prevent a new outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in rural areas

V. G. Shcherbak; I. Gryshchenko; L. Ganushchak-Yefimenko; O. Nifatova; V. Tkachuk; T. Kostiuk; V. Hotra

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 155-170

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A new wave of Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the epidemiological situation in Ukraine. This caused the need to tighten quarantine measures that have been introduced since 31.08.2020. The conducted analysis showed that there are 3 groups of technologies for digital contact tracing: ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Sediment organic carbon stocks in tropical lakes and its implication for sustainable lake management

T.R. Soeprobowti; N.D. Takarina; P.S. Komala; L. Subehi; M. Wojewódka-Przybył; J. Jumari; R. Nastuti

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 173-192

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.02.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The lakeside has an enormous sediment carbon storage potential; however, it is susceptible to various environmental changes and can easily become a source of carbon emissions. Understanding the amount of carbon storage in lakeside sediments and organic matter sources may provide ...  Read More

Deposition of carbon nanotubes in commonly used sample filter media

B.D. Smith; S.B.H. Bach

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 189-198

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.03.001

Abstract
  There is no single standard technique or methodology to characterize the size, structure, number, and chemical composition of airborne carbon nanotubes.  Existing analytical instruments and analytical techniques for evaluating nanoparticle concentrations cannot simultaneously provide morphology, ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Preparation, characterization and phenol adsorption capacity of activated carbons from African beech wood sawdust

N.T. Abdel-Ghani; G.A. El-Chaghaby; F.S. Helal

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 209-222

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.001

Abstract
  In the present study, different activated carbons were prepared from carbonized African beech wood sawdust by potassium hydroxide activation. The activated carbons were characterized by brunauer–emmett–teller, scanning electron microscope, fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, and thermogravimetric ...  Read More

Environmental Management
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

https://doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.001

Abstract
  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

A new kinetic model for biogas production from co-digestion by batch mode

D. Pham Van; M.G. Hoang; S.T. Pham Phu; T. Fujiwara

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 251-262

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.001

Abstract
  Coming out from the growth kinetics, the Gompertz model has been developed and considered as the best one for simulating the biogas production from anaerobic digestion. However, the model has failed to describe the starting point of the process, and no-sense of lag phase constant has been pointed out. ...  Read More

Prospecting for geothermal energy through satellite based thermal data: Review and the way forward

F. Howari

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 265-274

https://doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.04.001

Abstract
  Geothermal investors need to be confident with the methods and results of exploration programs. Also cutting the upfront cost of geothermal exploration will further encourage investors to consider investment in this emerging clean energy field. Hence, it is of paramount importance to improve prospecting ...  Read More

The relationships between meteorological parameters and air pollutants in an urban environment

I. Kayes; S.A. Shahriar; K. Hasan; M. Akhter; M.M. Kabir; M.A. Salam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 265-278

https://doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.01

Abstract
  Meteorological parameters play a significant role in affecting ambient air quality of an urban environment. As Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, is one of the air pollution hotspot among the megacities in the world, however the potential meteorological influences on criteria air pollutants for this ...  Read More