Environmental Management
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 , April 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

A dynamic modeling for green business development in oil refining industry

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

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 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
A basis water quality monitoring plan for rehabilitation and protection

M. D. Enriquez; R. M. Tanhueco

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 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

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 , July 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 Management
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 , April 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

Integrated solid waste management in megacities

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

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 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 Science
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 , September 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

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 , October 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

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 , July 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

Potable groundwater analysis using multivariate Groundwater Quality Index technique

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

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 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

Economy-wide energy efficiency using a comprehensive decomposition method

D. Setyawan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 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

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 , December 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
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 , July 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
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 , December 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

Environmental Engineering
Promising approach for composting disposable diapers enhanced by Cyanobacteria

D. I. Kusumawati; S. Mangkoedihardjo

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 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 Management
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 , October 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
Seasonal variation of air quality index and assessment

S.D. Kumar; A. Dash

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 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

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 , October 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 Science
Microalgae diversity in several different sub-habitats

S. Arsad; Y.W. Mulasari; N.Y. Sari; E.D. Lusiana; Y. Risjani; M. Musa; M. Mahmudi; F.S. Prasetiya; L.A. Sari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 561-574

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Biodiversity is the variety of life that exists on Earth, including all the organisms, species, and populations that come together in a complex manner to form communities and ecosystems. This study aimed to assess the diversity of microalgae in several different sub-habitats ...  Read More

Environmental Management
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 , October 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
Smart city based on community empowerment, social capital, and public trust in urban areas

H. Herdiansyah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.01.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urbanization has been causing many problems for the environment and society. An ineffective and inefficient government also contributes to urban problems by increasing public dissatisfaction and distrust of government. Technological Improvements makes it possible for local ...  Read More

Environmental Management
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

Seasonal variations of ground water quality and its agglomerates by water quality index

S. Sharma; R.C. Chhipa

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 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

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 , January 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
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 , January 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