Environmental Science
Macroinvertebrates composition as determinants of larval abundance in the dragonfly Miathyria marcella in tropical wetlands

M.I. Moreno Pallares; M.A. Bonilla Gómez; G.H. Guillot Monroy; A.C. Torregroza-Espinosa

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2023.01.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Odonate larvae play an important role in macroinvertebrate trophic networks and are excellent proxies for wetland quality. However, despite their ecological importance, research on odonates and how they interact with their environment is scarce. This study aims to assess macroinvertebrate ...  Read More

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

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.010

Abstract
  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
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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.05.SI.10

Abstract
  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
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 , January 2018, , Pages 99-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.010

Abstract
  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

Study of environmental management systems on defence

A. Oglanis; M. Loizidou

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.010

Abstract
  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
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 , January 2022, , Pages 117-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.01.09

Abstract
  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

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 , January 2019, , Pages 119-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.10

Abstract
  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
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 , January 2020, , Pages 119-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.10

Abstract
  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
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 , January 2021, , Pages 131-154

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.10

Abstract
  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

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 , April 2016, , Pages 197-207

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.010

Abstract
  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

Investigation of optimal condition for Chlorella vulgaris microalgae growth

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.010

Abstract
  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

Land use impacts on surface water quality by statistical approaches

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.010

Abstract
  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

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

J.J.C. Garces

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.10

Abstract
  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
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 , April 2020, , Pages 261-274

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.10

Abstract
   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
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 , April 2022, , Pages 265-280

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.09

Abstract
  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 Management
Increasing resident participation in waste management through intrinsic factors cultivation

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.10

Abstract
  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

Modeling human population patterns on tree density

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.010

Abstract
  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

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

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.010

Abstract
  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

Environmental Science
A delve into the exploration of potential bacterial extremophiles used for metal recovery

A.S. Deshpande; R. Kumari; A. Prem Rajan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 373-386

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.010

Abstract
  A multitude of microbes are involved in the solubilisation of minerals and metals as this approach offers numerous advantages over traditional methods. This strategy is preferred as it is eco-friendly and economical, thus overcoming the drawbacks of the traditional approach of pyrometallurgy. Many different ...  Read More

Erodibility and sedimentation potential of marly formations at the watershed scale

F. Rostami; S. Feiznia; M. Aleali; M. Heshmati; B. Yousefi yegane

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 383-398

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.10

Abstract
  Grupi and Kashkan marl formations comprise a considerable part of Zagros region. These formations have a considerable erodibility and sedimentation potential because of their special geological and mineralogical characteristics. The objective of this study was to compare the erosion and sediment ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Potentiality of agricultural adsorbent for the sequestering of metal ions from wastewater

P.C. Emenike; D.O. Omole; B.U. Ngene; I.T. Tenebe

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 411-442

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.010

Abstract
  The expensive nature of metal ions detoxification from wastewater have restricted the use of conventional treatment technologies. Cheap, alternative measures have been adopted to eliminate metal contamination, and adsorptions using agricultural adsorbents seem to be the way forward. The use of agricultural ...  Read More

Surface runoff estimation in an upper watershed using geo-spatial based soil conservation service-curve number method

C.A. Odiji; O.M. Aderoju; M.C. Ekwe; D.T. Oje; J.O. Imhanfidon

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 415-428

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.10

Abstract
  Runoff assessment and estimation is crucial for watershed management as it provides information that is needed to expedite the course of watershed planning and development. The most commonly used model due to its simplicity and versatility in runoff estimation is the soil conservation service curve number ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Immobilization of resin photocatalyst in removal of soluble effluent organic matter and potential for disinfection by-products

E.N. Hidayah; R.B. Pachwarya; O.H. Cahyonugroho

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 437-448

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The existence of organic matter is one of the main issues for wastewater reclamation since chlorination is applied most frequently before use wastewater reclamation for many purposes. One of the eco-friendly and effective methods is using innovative material through resin immobilized ...  Read More

Debris management after earthquake incidence in ancient City of Ray

L. Askarizadeh; A.R. Karbassi; M.B. Ghalibaf; J. Nouri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 447-456

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.010

Abstract
  Ancient City of Ray, located at the southern urban part of Tehran province, is one of the best recognized civilization sites in the world. In this study, the past earthquake incidence in Ray was reviewed using hazards united states tool as a geographic information system-based natural hazard analysis ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
Effective energy consumption parameters in residential buildings using Building Information Modeling

N. Amani; A.A. Reza Soroush

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 467-480

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.04.04

Abstract
  Building information modeling can help in predicting the energy efficiency in future based on dynamic patterns obtained by visualization of data. The aim of this study was to investigate the effective parameters of energy consumption using BIM technology which can evaluate the buildings energy performance. ...  Read More