Assessment of Guinea Savanna River system to evaluate water quality and water monitoring networks

G.A. Aliyu; N.R.B. Jamil; M.B. Adam; Z. Zulkeflee

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 345-356

  The analysis of changes in water quality in a monitoring network system is important because the sources of pollution vary in time and space. This study utilized analysis of the water quality index calculation, hierarchical cluster analysis, and mapping. This was achieved by assessing the water quality ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Susceptibility of Sardinella lemuru to emerging marine microplastic pollution

J.D.H. Palermo; K.L. Labrador; J.D. Follante; A.B. Agmata; M.J.R. Pante; R.N. Rollon; L.T. David

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 373-384

  Marine microplastics are emerging pollutants that impact across levels of marine food chain at a global scale. Its presence was determined on Sardinella lemuru, a commercial pelagic fish that are harvested generally in the Northern Mindanao, consumed locally, and exported worldwide as bottled or canned ...  Read More

Integrated environmental management model of air pollution control by hybrid model of DPSIR and FAHP

M.J. Mohammadizadeh; A.R. Karbassi; Gh.R. Nabi Bidhendi; M. Abbaspour

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 381-388

  The aim of this study is to evaluate the obstacles due to a DPSIR model combined with fuzzy analytic hierarchy process technique. Hence, to prioritize the responses regarding the driving forces, pressures, states and impacts, the hierarchy of the model is established. Evaluations and prioritization of ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Fuzzy entropy type II method for optimizing clean and renewable solar energy

M. Ramli; M. Mardlijah; M. Ikhwan; K. Umam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 389-402

  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A solar panel is a device that converts solar rays into electricity. It is a step to reduce emissions from fossil energy, which is to replace it with renewable energy. It requires a control system to ensure that the position of the solar panel is always perpendicular to the ...  Read More

Factors affecting the rural domestic waste generation

A.R. Darban Astane; M. Hajilo

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 417-426

  The current study was carried out to evaluate the quantity and quality of rural domestic waste generation and to identify the factors affecting it in rural areas of Khodabandeh county in Zanjan Province, Iran. Waste samplings consisted of 318 rural households in 11 villages. In order to evaluate the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Remediation technologies for oil contaminated soil

M. Mambwe; K. K. Kalebaila; T. Johnson

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 419-438

  Crude oil continues to impact many nations as it is among the major sources of fuel.  Its role in making life in modern societies comfortable cannot be overemphasized as it is readily available and easy to use. Contamination resulting from its use in industries such as mining, transportation and ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Species distribution modelling of invasive alien species; Pterois miles for current distribution and future suitable habitats

C. Turan

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 429-440

  The present study aims to predict the potential geographic distribution and future expansion of invasive alien lionfish (Pterois miles) with ecological niche modelling along the Mediterranean Sea. The primary data consisted of occurrence points of P. miles in the Mediterranean and marine climatic data ...  Read More

Economic assessment of renewable power generation based on wind speed and solar radiation in urban regions

Y. Kassem; H. Gökçekuş; H. Çamur

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 465-482

  Economic evaluation of 12 MW grid-connected wind farms and PV power plants in two regions in Northern Cyprus for electricity generation was investigated. The wind speed, sunshine duration, and solar global radiation characteristics were analyzed using monthly data collected over 17 years (2000-2016) ...  Read More

Future climate change impact on hydrological regime of river basin using SWAT model

V. Anand; B. Oinam

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 471-484

  Hydrological components in a river basin can get adversely affected by climate change in coming future. Manipur River basin lies in the extreme northeast region of India nestled in the lesser Himalayan ranges and it is under severe pressure from anthropogenic and natural factors. Basin is un-gauged as ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Satellite imagery system in malaria transmission resulting from the land use/land cover change

C. Payus; J. Sentian

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 545-560

  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study analyzed the changes in land use and land cover trends and their implication on malaria transmission using satellite imagery applications. Deforestation or human land use activity related to water and development has expanded the ideal habitats for malaria-carrying ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Analysis of legislative acts in water management

J. Nesiba; R. Cuhlova

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 587-598

  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This paper focuses on the development of Czech laws of water resource protection. The presented research examines the statistical data of the number and type of legislative acts concerning to water protection issued in the Czech Republic during the period 1990-2019. Several ...  Read More

Environmental Management
The role of knowledge, awareness and environmental attitudes in green product management

C. Candrianto; H. Aimon; S.U. Sentosa

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 June 2022

  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Manager involvement is very important in environmental protection. Since then, many managers have integrated environmental sustainability into their business strategies by adopting green practices that focus on green products. The aim of the current study is to examine the ...  Read More

Environmental Science
Seasonal variations of microbial community in a full scale oil field produced water treatment plant

Q. Xie; S. Bai; Y. Li; L. Liu; S. Wang; J. Xi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 69-78

  This study investigated the microbial community in a full scale anaerobic baffled reactor and sequencing batch reactor system for oil-produced water treatment in summer and winter. The community structures of fungi and bacteria were analyzed through polymerase chain reaction–denaturing gradient ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Accident rates in Poland’s foodstuff industry from the perspective of occupational safety management in the European Union

A. Zielińska; W. Bajdur

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 72-77

  The issue of accidents at work and accident prevention have a significant impact regarding safety, health protection and work environment management for the European Union. Work conditions need to be improved in Poland. Solving this collective issue caused by humanitarian as well as economic considerations ...  Read More

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 , January 2017, , Pages 75-88

  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

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 , January 2018, , Pages 81-90

  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
Environmental awareness factor of used cell phones

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

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

  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

Chemical and ecological control methods for Epitrix spp.

A.G.S. Cuthbertson

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

  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
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 , January 2019, , Pages 95-106

  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

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 , January 2020, , Pages 97-108

  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
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 , January 2021, , Pages 103-116

  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

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

T. Yigitcanlar; D. Dizdaroglu

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

  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

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 , April 2016, , Pages 177-186

  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

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 , April 2017, , Pages 197-206

  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 Science
Effects of runoff harvesting through semi-circular bund on some soil characteristics

M. Heshmati; M. Gheitury; M. Hosseini

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

  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