Environmental Engineering
251. Promising approach for composting disposable diapers enhanced by Cyanobacteria

D. I. Kusumawati; S. Mangkoedihardjo

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 439-456

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.08

Abstract
  Disposable diapers have become a complicated matter due to the risk generation to the environment and human health. This study presents a description of disposable diapers characteristics and the success-proven methods used to handle this waste. In many developing countries where an inadequate waste ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
252. Solid waste management beliefs and practices in rural households towards sustainable development and pro-environmental citizenship

M.R. Limon; J.P.C. Vallente; N.C.T. Corales

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 441-456

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.04.02

Abstract
  This study examined the waste management beliefs and practices of selected households in a Philippine rural municipality.  The sample used for this study involved rural families comprising of 332 households, which was drawn from the population using multistage cluster unequal allocation sampling ...  Read More

Environmental Management
253. Seasonal variation of air quality index and assessment

S.D. Kumar; A. Dash

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 483-492

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.008

Abstract
  Different methods have been designed to calculate the air quality index in form of mathematical formula. But the formula designed by Central Pollution Control Board in 2014 is more robust to find out the air quality category. The index has been calculated based upon four parameters like particulate matters ...  Read More

Environmental Management
254. Synthesis ratios of Mg-Al and Zn-Al layered double hydroxides efficiency and selectivity in nitrate removal from solution

M. Mohammadi; A. Mohammadi Torkashvand; P. Biparva; M. Esfandiari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 485-500

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.04.08

Abstract
  Four diverse chlorides layered double hydroxides with diverse ratios, i.e. Mg-Al (3:1), Mg-Al (4:1), Zn-Al (4:1), and Zn-Al (3:1) LDHs, were prepared to evaluate their efficiency and selectivity towards nitrate removal from aquatic solutions. A batch experiment was done at the initial nitrate concentration ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
255. Resident-based learning model for sustainable resident participation in municipal solid waste management program

A. Ghazali; J. H. Tjakraatmadja; . Sunarti; E.Y.D. Pratiwi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 599-624

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Encouraging resident participation in the Municipal Solid Waste Management system still becomes a challenge for cities in developing countries. Previous studies showed that existing education strategies ineffective and insufficient to change resident behavior sustainably. Therefore, ...  Read More

Environmental Management
256. Modeling the partial equilibrium in the milk and dairy market in Ukraine

S. Kvasha; N. Davydenko; A. Ivanko; Z. Titenko

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 78-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.05.SI.09

Abstract
  The goals of the article are a definition of patterns of change in demand and supply of milk and dairy in the market of Ukraine and revealing the regularities of establishing of partial equilibrium state. The scientific methods which used in the process of the research: simulation was used for defining ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
257. Seasonal variations of ground water quality and its agglomerates by water quality index

S. Sharma; R.C. Chhipa

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 79-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.009

Abstract
  Water is a unique natural resource among all sources available on earth. It plays an important role in economic development and the general well-being of the country. This study aimed at using the application of water quality index in evaluating the ground water quality innorth-east area of Jaipur in ...  Read More

258. Application of Delphi method in site selection of desalination plants

M. Sepehr; S.M.R. Fatemi; A. Danehkar; A. Mashinchian Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 89-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.009

Abstract
  Given the reduced freshwater supplies across the world, seawater desalination is one of the appropriate methods available for producing freshwater. Selecting an optimal location is crucial in the installation of these plants owing to the environmental problems they cause. The present study was conducted ...  Read More

Environmental Science
259. Speciation of heavy metals in coastal water of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf

A.R. Karbassi; S. Tajziehchi; H. Khoshgalb

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 91-98

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.009

Abstract
  Fuel storage tanks are one of the main sources of water pollution as well as loss of crude oil and oil products in refineries.  In the process of utilization of these tanks, considerable amounts of hydrocarbons may find their way into the coastal water, which eventually lead to loss of valuable ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
260. Effectiveness of natural coagulants in water and wastewater treatment

S. Nimesha; C. Hewawasam; D. J. Jayasanka; Y. Murakami; N. Araki; N. Maharjan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 101-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.08

Abstract
  Natural waterways are contaminated due to industrialization, urbanization, population growth etc., degrading their quality. Contaminated waterways cause numerous health and environmental hazards. Therefore, it is imperative to remove contaminants. Coagulation is one of the efficient primary chemical ...  Read More

Environmental Science
261. Abstraction, desalination and recharge method to control seawater intrusion into unconfined coastal aquifers

S. Sadjad Mehdizadeh; S. Badaruddin; S. Khatibi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 107-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.09

Abstract
  In this study, abstraction, desalination and recharge method and SEAWAT numerical model are used to investigate seawater intrusion repulsion in a hypothetical two-dimensional coastal aquifer to understand the relation of seawater intrusion with abstraction, desalination and recharge parameters (i.e. ...  Read More

Environmental Science
262. Phenol biodegradation by bacterial strain O-CH1 isolated from seashore

M. Samimi; M. Shahriari Moghadam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 109-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.09

Abstract
  phenol and phenolic compounds are among the most recognized environmental pollutants which exist in industrial wastewater and enter the biological cycles due to the solubility in water. Bioremediation is one of the cost-effective and Eco-friendly methods for phenol removal. In this study, the most effective ...  Read More

Environmental Science
263. Using multivariate generalized linear latent variable models to measure the difference in event count for stranded marine animals

R.E. Caraka; R.C. Chen; Y. Lee; T. Toharudin; C. Rahmadi; M. Tahmid; A.S. Achmadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 117-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The classification of marine animals as protected species makes data and information on them to be very important. Therefore, this led to the need to retrieve and understand the data on the event counts for stranded marine animals based on location emergence, number of individuals, ...  Read More

264. Evaluating total carrying capacity of tourism using impact indicators

R. Sharma

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 187-196

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.009

Abstract
  The carrying capacity is well identified tool to manage problems due to uncontrolled tourism for any destination. This report highlights the carrying capacity estimation of Kerwa tourism area, Bhopal, India. The methodology used in this report is a new two-tier mechanism of impact analysis using index ...  Read More

265. Strategic management in urban environment using SWOT and QSPM model

M. Pazouki; S.A. Jozi; Y.A. Ziari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 207-216

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.009

Abstract
  Sustainable urban development is a new concept of fundamental environmental metropolitan management that not only creates the demand for changing the concepts of economic development, but also affects social development. The current study  provides  a conceptual model of a sustainable environment ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
266. Quality assessment of treated wastewater to be reused in agriculture

M.H. Rahimi; N. Kalantari; M. Sharifidoost; M. Kazemi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 217-230

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.009

Abstract
  In this study, the quality of a treated wastewater for agricultural and irrigation purposes was investigated. 39 quality parameters were investigated at the entrance of an effluent channel to the destination plain in monthly time intervals during a year. The aim of this study was drawing an analogy between ...  Read More

Environmental Science
267. Different methods of bacterial inoculation on the yield of chamomile blossoms and essential oil

A. Mostafa; M. Khalafallah; S. AboSedera; H. Fathy; A. Higazy

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 237-248

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.09

Abstract
  Chamomile is one of the most wide spread medicinal plant cultivated in Egypt. This work aimed at enhancement of blossoms and oil production of chamomile plants via biofertilization with PGPRs under organic farming system. In this study, 6 bacterial strains were applied using two different inoculation ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
268. The impact of an urbanizing tropical watershed to the surface -runoff

B.S. Igulu; E.E. Mshiu

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 245-260

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.09

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

Environmental Engineering
269. Impact of road infrastructure equipment on the environment and surroundings

N. Robinah; A. Safiki; O. Thomas; B. Annette

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, , Pages 251-264

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The effect of infrastructure equipment is taking a toll on the health and economic well-being of residents all around the world. This is mainly because it contributes to ambient air pollution, noise, and vibration in the surroundings.  The study aimed at analyzing the ...  Read More

Environmental Science
270. 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

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 273-286

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.09

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

271. Decreasing emission factor of pollutants in an oil refinery by renovating the furnace design

A. Zabihi; M.R. Raazaitabari

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 299-310

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.009

Abstract
  The significant consumption of gas in the World results in the emission of greenhouse gases into atmosphere. Abadan refinery has always been the biggest and oldest oil refinery in the Middle East and has a variety of refined products. After six months of collecting data about pollutant concentration ...  Read More

Environmental Science
272. Sublethal effects of copper nanoparticles on the histology of gill, liver and kidney of the Caspian roach, Rutilus rutilus caspicus

Sh. Aghamirkarimi; A. Mashinchian Moradi; I. Sharifpour; Sh. Jamili; P. Ghavam Mostafavi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 323-332

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.009

Abstract
  The current study has determined the toxicity effects of copper nanoparticles on the some vital organs such as gill, liver and kidney of Caspian Roach; Rutillus rutillus caspicus. For this purpose, 120 fishes were used as experimental samples and exposed to 0.1, 0.2 and 0.5 mg/L of Cu nanoparticles for ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
273. Modeling of carbon monoxide dispersion around the urban tunnel portals

M. Rafiei; P.J. Sturm

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 359-372

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.009

Abstract
  The aim of this study is to investigate the problems caused by discharge of polluted air from tunnels into the environment with a specific focus on residential areas. In city tunnels, portal or stacks, pollutant management is a big challenge. Nowadays, air quality management, particularly in urban tunnels, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
274. Ecological niche modeling of invasive alien plant species in a protected landscape

G.C.B. Paclibar; E.R. Tadiosa

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 371-382

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.09

Abstract
  Non-native plants that can cause adverse effects are otherwise known as invasive alien plant species which pose a major threat to plant biodiversity conservation and sustainability. This study is dedicated to determine the plant diversity and to assess the vulnerability of Quezon Protected Landscape, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
275. Analyzing and modeling urban sprawl and land use changes in a developing city using a CA-Markovian approach

M. Tajbakhsh; H. Memarian; Y. Shahrokhi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 397-410

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.009

Abstract
  Mashhad City, according to the latest official statistics of the country is the second populated city after Tehran and is the biggest metropolis in the east of Iran. Considering the rapid growth of the population over the last three decades, the city’s development area has been extended, significantly. ...  Read More