Environmental Engineering
276. Integrating cellular automata Markov model to simulate future land use change of a tropical basin

M. Camara; N.R.B. Jamil; A.F.B. Abdullah; R.B. Hashim

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 403-414


  Predicting land use change is an indispensable aspect in identifying the best development and management of land resources and their potential. This study used certified land-use maps of 1997, 2006, and 2015 combined with ancillary data such as road networks, water bodies and slopes, obtained from the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
277. Optimization of solid waste collection system in a tourism destination

C. Le Dinh; T. Fujiwara; M. Asari; S.T. Pham Phu

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2022, , Pages 419-436


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hoi An City was one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. This led to a rapid increase in solid waste generation, leading to problems and challenges in solid waste collection and management. This problem is also being experienced ...  Read More

Environmental Science
278. Bacterial diversity impacts as a result of combined sewer overflow in a polluted waterway

O. Calderon; H. Porter-Morgan; J. Jacob; W. Elkins

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 437-446


  Newtown Creek is an industrial waterway and former tidal wetland in New York City. It is one of the most polluted water bodies in the United States and was designated as a superfund site in 2010. For over a century, organic compounds, heavy metals, and other forms of industrial pollution have disrupted ...  Read More

Environmental Science
279. Impact of floating platforms on the limnological aspects of hydropower plant reservoirs

L.S. Vanzela; D.C. Pereira; L.D.S.C. Lima; K.U. Khan; C.F.M. Mansano

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 457-466


  Floating platforms at the hydropower plant reservoirs are attractive sites for aquaculture, fishing and other recreational activities. However, the unregulated construction of these platforms may negatively affect the fauna, flora and water quality of reservoirs. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
280. Linking the past, present and future scenarios of soil erosion modeling in a river basin

C. Loukrakpam; B. Oinam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 457-472


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Soil erosion is considered one of the major indicators of soil degradation in our environment. Extensive soil erosion process leads to erosion of nutrients in the topsoil and decreases in fertility and hence productivity. Moreover, creeping erosion leads to landslides in the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
281. Estimation of landfill gas generation in a municipal solid waste disposal site by LandGEM mathematical model

S.S. Hosseini; K. Yaghmaeian; N. Yousefi; A.H. Mahvi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 493-506


  Anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds in landfills is responsible for generation of greenhouse gases. The present study aimed to determine the total gas and methane emission from a landfill located in Hamedan (west of Iran) from 2011 to 2030. LandGEM 3.02 model was used to estimate the gas emission ...  Read More

282. Application of international energy efficiency standards for energy auditing in a University buildings

V. G. Shcherbak; L. Ganushchak-Yefimenko; O. Nifatova; P. Dudko; N. Savchuk; I. Solonenchuk

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 501-514


  This study seeks to provide insights on understanding the contemporary problems of energy efficiency in Ukrainian universities by developing a comprehensive energy efficiency management framework that encompasses its participating subjects, objects and key drivers along with suggesting its implementation ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
283. Characteristics and combustion kinetics of fuel pellets composed of waste of polyethylene terephthalate and biomass

K. Manatura; U. Samaksaman

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 625-642


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The needs of fuel pellets from varied feed stocks have opened up opportunities and challenges for pellets production from non-woody biomass. Wastes of plastic recycling and wood sawing contained a high potential for energy source and suited for pelletizing as a solid fuel. METHODS: ...  Read More

Environmental Science
284. Investigation on concentration of elements in wetland sediments and aquatic plants

H. Janadeleh; A. Hosseini Alhashemi; S.M.B. Nabavi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 87-93


  The major aim of the present study was to investigate element (Fe, Ni, Pb, V, Zn) concentrations in sediment and different tissues of Phragmities australis and Typha latifolia in Hor al-Azim Wetland Southwest Iran. Sampling of sediments and aquatic plants was carried out during spring and summer 2014. ...  Read More

Environmental Management
285. Mathematical methods of data processing in the formation and evaluation of sectoral structure in agricultural enterprises

T. Kalashnikova; І. Кoshkalda; O. Тrehub

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 87-95


  The sectoral structure of most agricultural enterprises is unbalanced and uncoordinated, which underlies the need in deepened research of its improvement. This paper is dedicated to the formation and evaluation of the sectoral structure with the use of mathematical methods of data processing. Mathematical ...  Read More

Environmental Management
286. Strategic planning of urban transportation system based on sustainable development dimensions using an integrated SWOT and fuzzy COPRAS approach

S.M. Hatefi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 99-112


  Today, urban transportation has attracted urban planners’ and researchers' attention because of air and noise pollution problems associated with it. In Shahrkord city in Iran, no plans have been made for sustainable transportation, and the available poor transportation infrastructure is not responsive ...  Read More

287. Study of environmental management systems on defence

A. Oglanis; M. Loizidou

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 103-120


  The effective and sustainable environmental performance of a business is a result of various factors and most important the integrated outcome of the environmental management. Likewise, the integration of environmental protection into the armed forces functions has also gain interest for the military ...  Read More

Environmental Management
288. Green tourism business as marketing perspective in environmental management

O. Gryshchenko; V. Babenko; O. Bilovodska; T. Voronkova; I. Ponomarenko; Z. Shatskaya

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 117-132


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Environmental guidelines and principles of sustainable development are becoming increasingly popular and are a priority for most business areas. One of the widely developing eco-destinations is green tourism, which is gaining a profitable and priority status, especially for ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
289. Expanded granular sludge bed bioreactor in wastewater treatment

A. Cruz-Salomón; E. Ríos-Valdovinos; F. Pola-Albores; S. Lagunas-Rivera; R. Meza-Gordillo; V.M. Ruíz-Valdiviezo; K.C. Cruz-Salomón

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 119-138


  The expanded granular sludge bed bioreactor appears today as a cheap, robust and more popular technology because it operates using a fluidized bed, which allows increasing in organic load and in cell retention times, generating higher treatment efficiencies (up to 95 %) and renewable energy (i.e., biogas, ...  Read More

Environmental Science
290. The susceptibility level and sustainability potential of groupers; Plectropomus sp. in a marine national park

M. Tadjuddah; . Abdullah; S. Kamri; N.I. Wianti

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 119-132


  Wakatobi National Park has a tropical marine ecosystem with typically dynamic aquatic resources, and it also has a potentially massive number of groupers such as red (Plectropomus leopardus) and black groupers (Plectropomus areolatus). However, the sustainability of the grouper resources has not been ...  Read More

Environmental Science
291. Application of environmental bacteria as potential methods of azo dye degradation systems

G. Manjarrez Paba; R. Baldiris Ávila; D. Baena Baldiris

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 131-154


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:The objective of this study isto present a description of the main characteristics of azo dyes and the different treatment methods used to remove them from water. There is a special emphasis given to the benefits associated with biological treatment, predominantly those related ...  Read More

292. A geographic information system for gas power plant location using analytical hierarchy process and fuzzy logic

F.S. Alavipoor; S. Karimi; J. Balist; A.H. Khakian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 197-207


  This study recommends a GIS-based (Geographic Information Systems) and multi-criteria evaluation for site selection of gas power plant in Natanz City of Iran. The multi-criteria decision framework integrates legal requirements and physical constraints related to environmental and economic concerns. It ...  Read More

293. Investigation of optimal condition for Chlorella vulgaris microalgae growth

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 217-230


  Due to its abundance and also flexibility of cultivation conditions, Chlorella vulgaris microalgae is one of the most ideal options available in order to production of microalgae based biodiesel. Since vulgaris cultivation for fuel production needs economic considerations to be taken, and in first place ...  Read More

294. Land use impacts on surface water quality by statistical approaches

K. A. Ullah; J. Jiang; P. Wang

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 231-250


  Surface waters are the most important economic resource for humans which provide water for agricultural, industrial and anthropogenic activities. Surface water quality plays vital role in protecting aquatic ecosystems. Unplanned urbanization, intense agricultural activities and deforestation are positively ...  Read More

295. Native and alien plant species inventory and diversity in disturbed forests and its economic value

J.J.C. Garces

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 249-264


  The study was conducted to assess the native and alien plant species in one of the highly disturbed forest (S1) and less disturbed forest (S2) in Mt. Manunggal, Cebu Island, Philippines. Twenty-four quadrats with a size of 20mx20 m were established using a quadrat sampling technique to identify and record ...  Read More

Environmental Management
296. Industrial waste management using the rapid impact assessment matrix method for an industrial park

A.A. Shayesteh; O. Koohshekan; F. Khadivpour; M. Kian; R. Ghasemzadeh; M. Pazoki

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 261-274


   Due to the growth of population and industrialization, a great number of problems associated with producing industrial wastes have been created for both the environment and human beings. The industrial waste management in Brujen industrial park, located in the western part of Iran, has been investigated ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
297. Dispersion modelling of particulate matter concentrations of sand product plants in a mineral complex

Y. Zehtab Yazdi; N. Mansouri; F. Atabi; H. Aghamohammadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, , Pages 265-280


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sand and gravel product plants are among the significant sources of dust pollutants. This study was conducted to estimate dust concentrations released from these plants in a mineral complex in the southwest of Tehran.METHODS: Initially, the amount of silt and moisture content ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
298. Increasing resident participation in waste management through intrinsic factors cultivation

. Sunarti; J.H. Tjakraatmadja; A. Ghazali; B. Rahardyan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 287-316


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:  Resident participation in waste management is essential to overcome waste problems effectively. In many developing countries, the local government has been struggling to encourage resident involvement in the waste management process, but the participation rate is still ...  Read More

299. Modeling human population patterns on tree density

M. Yousefpoor; T. Rostamie Shahraji; A. Eslam Bonyad; M. Salahi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 311-318


  In order to evaluate the possible correlation between the tree density and the human population density, the forested area in Nav Asalem district located in Guilan Province was selected. The descriptors of tree number and basal area per hectare as well as the stand density index were used to determine ...  Read More

300. Artificial neural network forecast application for fine particulate matter concentration using meteorological data

M. Memarianfard; A.M. Hatami; M. Memarianfard

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 333-340


  Most parts of the urban areas are faced with the problem of floating fine particulate matter. Therefore, it is crucial to estimate the amounts of fine particulate matter concentrations through the urban atmosphere. In this research, an artificial neural network technique was utilized to model the PM2.5 ...  Read More