226. Sensitivity analysis of parameters affecting carbon footprint of fossil fuel power plants based on life cycle assessment scenarios

F. Dalir; M. Shafiepour Motlagh; K. Ashrafi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 75-88

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.008

Abstract
  In this study a pseudo comprehensive carbon footprint model for fossil fuel power plants is presented. Parameters which their effects are considered in this study include: plant type, fuel type, fuel transmission type, internal consumption of the plant, degradation, site ambient condition, transmission ...  Read More

227. In vitro investigating of anticancer activity of focuxanthin from marine brown seaweed species

M. Karkhane Yousefi; M. Seyed Hashtroudi; A. Mashinchian Moradi; A.R. Ghasempour

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 81-90

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.008

Abstract
  Breast cancer is the most common cancer type among women all over the world. Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer medicines for treating cancer but it has many side effects and cells may become resistant to these chemical medicines. Therefore, finding new compounds of natural origin could be a promising ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
228. Environmental awareness factor of used cell phones

N. Wibowo; R. Nurcahyo; D.S. Gabriel

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 87-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.01.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Electronic equipment production is one of the major industrial sectors in Indonesia, as it also contributes to Indonesia’s export commodities, which increase because of rapid technological developments. Cell phones, which have considerable potential to become electronic ...  Read More

229. Chemical and ecological control methods for Epitrix spp.

A.G.S. Cuthbertson

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 95-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.01.008

Abstract
  Very little information exists in regards to the control options available for potato flea beetles, Epitrix spp. This short review covers both chemical and ecological options currently available for control of Epitrix spp. Synthetic pyrethroids are the weapon of choice for the beetles. However, the impetus ...  Read More

Environmental Management
230. Effect of digital elevation model’s resolution in producing flood hazard maps

J.L. Ogania; G.R. Puno; M.B.T. Alivio; J.M.G. Taylaran

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 95-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.08

Abstract
  Flooding is one of the most devastating natural disasters occurring annually in the Philippines. A call for a solution for this malady is very challenging as well as crucial to be addressed. Mapping flood hazard is an effective tool in determining the extent and depth of floods associated with hazard ...  Read More

231. Narrow band based and broadband derived vegetation indices using Sentinel-2 Imagery to estimate vegetation biomass

A.B. Imran; K. Khan; N. Ali; N. Ahmad; A. Ali; K. Shah

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 97-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.08

Abstract
  Forest’s ecosystem is one of the most important carbon sink of the terrestrial ecosystem. Remote sensing technology provides robust techniques to estimate biomass and solve challenges in forest resource assessment. The present study explored the potential of Sentinel-2 bands to estimate biomass ...  Read More

Environmental Science
232. The effects of glucose, nitrate, and pH on cultivation of Chlorella sp. Microalgae

H. Nouri; J. Mohammadi Roushandeh; A. Hallajisani; A. Golzary; S. Daliry

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 103-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Bioenergy is a phenomenon that has attracted humans’ attention for about a century. The desirable biological properties of chlorella sp.microalgae have turned it to one of the most ideal options for the production of biodiesel. However, the economic issues must be taken ...  Read More

233. Ecological approaches in planning for sustainable cities: A review of the literature

T. Yigitcanlar; D. Dizdaroglu

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 159-188

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.02.008

Abstract
  Rapid urbanization has brought environmentally, socially, and economically great challenges to cities and societies. To build a sustainable city, these challenges need to be faced efficiently and successfully. This paper focuses on the environmental issues and investigates the ecological approaches for ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
234. Leachate characterization and identification of dominant pollutants using leachate pollution index for an uncontrolled landfill site

S. De; S. Maiti; T. Hazra; A. Debsarkar; A. Dutta

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 177-186

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.008

Abstract
  Landfill leachates are potential threats for environmental degradation. This study was conducted to determine the leachate quality, to identify the dominant pollutants and to evaluate the leachate pollution potential of an active and closed dumping ground of an uncontrolled municipal solid waste landfill ...  Read More

Environmental Management
235. Application of wastewater with high organic load for saline-sodic soil reclamation focusing on soil purification ability

M.A. Kameli; M. Chorom; N. Jaafarzadeh; H. Janadeleh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 197-206

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.008

Abstract
  Fresh water source scarcity in arid and semiarid area is limitation factor for saline-sodic soil reclamation. The reusing of agricultural drainage and industrial wastewater are preferred strategies for combating with this concern. The objective of current study was evaluation in application of industrial ...  Read More

Environmental Management
236. Effects of runoff harvesting through semi-circular bund on some soil characteristics

M. Heshmati; M. Gheitury; M. Hosseini

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 207-216

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.008

Abstract
  In this study, to investigate the effects of runoff harvesting on soil properties in the semiarid forest, runoff harvesting through semi-circular bund was considered as a method to conserve soil and thereby combat tree mortality. In order to evaluate this hypothesis, runoff was harvested through the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
237. Contamination profile of heavy metals in marine fish and shellfish

M.A. Salam; S.C. Paul; S.N.B.M. Noor; S.A. Siddiqua; T.D. Aka; R. Wahab; E.R. Aweng

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 225-236

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.08

Abstract
  Rapid industrialization along with advanced agricultural activities led to the contamination in aquatic environment with heavy metals. Heavy metals ultimately pass into human body through having aquatic animals like fish, prawn and crab. In this study, accumulation of heavy metals (zinc, copper, iron, ...  Read More

238. A dynamic modeling for green business development in oil refining industry

N. Barforoush; A. Etebarian; A.R. Naghsh; A. Shahin

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 233-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.08

Abstract
  A carbon-based industry, such as oil refinery, needs to change its business model to achieve a green business. Considering the existing too much data, the modeling procedure is complex. Therefore, combination of the Fuzzy Delphi method and System Dynamics can be considered to cover this complexity. The ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
239. A basis water quality monitoring plan for rehabilitation and protection

M. D. Enriquez; R. M. Tanhueco

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, , Pages 237-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Safeguarding water resources became a major concern in many parts of the world as it aims to provide safe and healthy water for humans. Water quality monitoring is a popular tool in ensuring water quality is safe and within the allowable limits and standards for the health ...  Read More

240. Sub-critical water as a green solvent for production of valuable materials from agricultural waste biomass: A review of recent work

A. Shitu; S. Izhar; T. M. Tahir

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 255-264

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.03.008

Abstract
  Agricultural waste biomass generated from agricultural production and food processing industry are abundant, such as durian  peel, mango peel, corn straw, rice bran, corn shell, potato peel and many more. Due to low commercial value, these wastes are disposed in landfill, which if not managed properly ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
241. Solid waste management system for small island developing states

J. G. Weekes; J. C. Musa Wasil; K. Malave Llamas; C. Morales Agrinzoni

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 259-272

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Solid waste management which entails the generation, storage, collection, transportation, processing, treatment and disposal of waste products is regarded as a challenge to many countries worldwide. The focus and methods vary in all territories given the wide range of factors ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
242. Integrated solid waste management in megacities

M.A. Abdoli; M. Rezaei; H. Hasanian

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 289-298

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.008

Abstract
  Rapid urbanization and industrialization, population growth and economic growth in developing countries make management of municipal solid waste more complex comparing with developed countries. Furthermore, the conventional municipal solid waste management approach often is reductionists, not tailored ...  Read More

Environmental Management
243. Growth of olive saplings in different media containing artificial and natural super absorbents at two irrigation intervals

A. Mohammadi Torkashvand; H. Shahin; M. Mohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 311-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.008

Abstract
  A factorial experiment was conducted to evaluate the impact of super absorbents and organic wastes of rice, olive marc, vermicompost and farmyard manure on the soil water holding capacity and the growth of plant based on randomized complete block design with 13 treatments at two irrigation intervals ...  Read More

244. Nitrogen use efficiency and life cycle of nodules in alfalfa after different mineral fertilization and soil cultivation

V. Vasileva; I. Pachev

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 333-339

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.04.008

Abstract
  Nitrogen use efficiency and life cycle of root nodules in alfalfa after different mineral fertilization and soil cultivation practices were studied. Field trial was conducted in the Institute of Forage Crops, Pleven, Bulgaria on leached chernozem subsoil type and no irrigation. The next treatments were ...  Read More

245. Atmospheric dispersion model to predict the impact of gaseous pollutant in an industrial and mining cluster

D.S. Kumar; S.H. Bhushan; D.A. Kishore

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 351-358

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.008

Abstract
  Dispersion modeling approach was applied for the determination of SO2 and NO2 pollution in the ambient air. The model performance has been evaluated by comparing the measured and predicted concentrations of SO2 and NO2. This has been tested to measure the air quality and predicted incremental value of ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
246. Potable groundwater analysis using multivariate Groundwater Quality Index technique

I. Fayaji; M.H. Sayadi; H. Mousazadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 357-370

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.08

Abstract
  In the current study, the qualitative status of potable well water was assessed using the groundwater quality index during a course of 4 years (2014-2017). This study was carried out with an aim to monitor the drinking water resources from 12 potable wells on the multivariate analysis basis and for determination ...  Read More

247. Economy-wide energy efficiency using a comprehensive decomposition method

D. Setyawan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 385-402

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.03.08

Abstract
  This study compares the energy intensity performance in Indonesia to other south-east Asia countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, The Philippines and Malaysia for the period from 1971 to 2016. For this goal, this research employs a multiplicative Log Mean Divisia Index II method and Spatial-Temporal ...  Read More

Environmental Management
248. Effect of compost and humic acid in mobility and concentration of cadmium and chromium in soil and plant

A. Chaab; A.A. Moezzi; G.A. Sayyad; M. Chorom

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 389-396

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.008

Abstract
  The effect of compost and humic acid in mobility and concentration of cadmium and chromium in contaminated soil were investigated. Experiment was carried out with three levels of soil cadmium and chromium and two organic matters (compost and humic acid). The study was performed in a randomized complete ...  Read More

Environmental Management
249. Soil fertility in agricultural production units of tropical areas

S. Rodelo-Torrente; A.C. Torregroza-Espinosa; M. Moreno Pallares; D. Pinto Osorio; A. Corrales Paternina; A. Echeverría-González

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2022, , Pages 403-418

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Soil is the most important basic natural resource for the support of agricultural production systems. Productivity maintenance in these ecosystems depends on their physicochemical. However, there are no significant studies on the current status of soil fertility and quality ...  Read More

Environmental Science
250. Isolation and characterization of mercuric reductase by newly isolated halophilic bacterium, Bacillus firmus MN8

M. Noroozi; M.A. Amoozegar; A.A. Pourbabaei; N.S. Naghavi; Z. Nourmohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 427-436

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.008

Abstract
  The current study was aimed at isolating and identifying the halophilic and halotolerant bacteria which can produce mercuric reductase in Gavkhuni wetland in Iran. Moreover, tracking and sequencing merA gene and kinetic properties of mercuric reductase in the selected strain were performed in this study. ...  Read More