ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Health, safety and environment (HSE)
1. Using a sharing-platform to prevent a new outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in rural areas

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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 October 2020

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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Energy and environment
2. Prioritization of the effective factors in reducing energy consumption in a residential building using computer simulation

N. Amani; F. Tirgar Fakheri; K. Safarzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 September 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: According to the latest energy balance sheets, the average energy consumption in the residential sector of Iran is about 41% of the total energy consumption in the country. Increasing the energy efficiency of buildings can decrease the annual energy consumption in the residential ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Plant and Soil Environment
3. Biodegradable mulch as microclimate modification effort for improving the growth of horenso; Spinacia oleracea L.

A. Iriany; F. Hasanah; D. Roeswitawati; M.F. Bela

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Increasing global temperature imposes large risks to food security globally and regionally. Besides, adaptation effort on cultivation practices, such as mulching, is urgent to overcome environmental problem due to certain material used, commonly plastic that is not biodegradable. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban and built environmental management
4. Fuel wastage and pollution due to road toll booth

A. Jaiswal; C. Samuel

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 October 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.130790.3137

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The study provides an assessment of fuel wastage, particulate matter particles pollution, and noise pollution at three toll booths near district Varanasi, India. The objective of the study is to analyze the effects of vehicle idling conditions on road tolls in terms of pollution ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Marine and coastal environmental pollution and management
5. Residual organochlorine pesticide contaminants profile in fish and sediment from a dam

N.J. Mensah; S. Antwi-Akomeah; E.J.D. Belford; G.E. Sebiawu; R. Aabeyir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The vulnerability of the Sankana dam to organochlorine pesticide contamination is a major cause for concern. Indigenes rely on the dam for drinking water and irrigation of their farmlands as well as for fish and other aquatic delicacies. Virtually there exists no study on the ...  Read More