ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental engineering
1. 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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 December 2019

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

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


ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental health and ecotoxicology
2. Carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic health risks of arsenic exposure in drinking water in the rural environment

D. Mahan; O. Waissbluth; D. Caceres

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2020

Abstract
  Carcinogenic and systemic health effects of arsenic exposure in drinking water are well documented. This study estimated the risk associated with chronic consumption of water with high concentrations of arsenic in children and adults living in six Andean locations, in Chile. Concentrations of arsenic ...  Read More

Carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic health risks of arsenic exposure in drinking water in the rural environment


ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Sustainable agriculture management
3. Use of key indicators to monitor sustainable development of rural areas

V. Shcherbak; L. Ganushchak-Yefimenko; O. Nifatova; N. Fastovets; G. Plysenko; L. Lutay; V. Tkachuk; O. Ptashchenko

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2019

Abstract
  This study provides a multidimensional analysis of sustainable socio-economic development and its challenges in the rural areas of Ukraine. The methodology of realization of sustainable development’s conceptual provisions was created. The advantages of using indicative assessment at the regional ...  Read More

Use of key indicators to monitor sustainable development of rural areas


ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Solid waste management
4. Underlying factors behind the low participation rate in electronic waste recycling

R. Siringo; H. Herdiansyah; R.D. Kusumastuti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 December 2019

Abstract
  This study aims to understand influential factors for Jakarta’s residents to participate in a formal electronic waste recycling programme. It questions the efficacy of providing facilities to collect electronic waste despite the lack of legislated regulations or policies. Using the goal-framing ...  Read More

Underlying factors behind the low participation rate in electronic waste recycling


ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental chemistry
5. Photocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin antibiotic from aqueous solution by BiFeO3 nanocomposites using response surface methodology

R. Mostafaloo; M. Asadi-Ghalhari; H. Izanloo; A. Zayadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2020

Abstract
  Ciprofloxacin antibiotic that is used to cure several kinds of bacterial infections have a high solubility capacity in water. The influent of ciprofloxacin to water resources in a low concentration affect the photosynthesis of plants, transforms the morphological structure of the algae, and then disrupts ...  Read More

Photocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin antibiotic from aqueous solution by BiFeO3 nanocomposites using response surface methodology


ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban and built environmental management
6. Simulation and prediction of land use and land cover change using GIS, remote sensing and CA-Markov model

H.A. Khawaldah; I. Farhan; N.M. Alzboun

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 December 2019

Abstract
  This study analyzes the characteristics of land use/land cover change in Jordan’s Irbid governorate, 1984–2018, and predicts future land use/land cover for 2030 and 2050 using a cellular automata-Markov model. The results inform planners and decision makers of past and current spatial dynamics ...  Read More

Simulation and prediction of land use and land cover change using GIS, remote sensing and CA-Markov model


CASE STUDY Hydrology and water resources
7. The impact of an urbanizing tropical watershed to the surface -runoff

B.S. Igulu; E.E. Mshiu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 January 2020

Abstract
  The lack of hydrological data for urbanizing watersheds in developing countries is one of the challenges facing decision making. Msimbazi River is located in the city center of Dar es Salaam and is highly influenced by human activities; this includes dense populations that are characterized by informal ...  Read More

The impact of an urbanizing tropical watershed to the surface -runoff