Environmental Management
26. Responses of endogenous proline in rice seedlings under chromium exposure

X.Z. Yu; M.R. Lu

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 319-326


  Hydroponic experiments were performed to exam the dynamic change of endogenous proline in rice seedlings exposed to potassium chromate chromium (VI) or chromium nitrate chromium (III). Although accumulation of both chromium species in rice seedlings was obvious, more chromium was detected in plant tissues ...  Read More

Environmental Management
27. Impact of silver ions and silver nanoparticles on the plant growth and soil microorganisms

D. Tomacheski; M. Pittol; D.N. Simões; V.F. Ribeiro; R.M.C. Santana

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 341-350


  There is a growing consumer market for products that proclaim to decrease microorganism counts to prevent infections. Most of these products are loaded with silver in its ionic or nanoparticle form. Through use or during production, these particles can find their way into the soil and cause an impact ...  Read More

Environmental Management
28. Inland wetlands mapping and vulnerability assessment using an integrated geographic information system and remote sensing techniques

C.E. Akumu; J. Henry; T. Gala; S. Dennis; C. Reddy; F. Tegegne; S. Haile; R.S. Archer

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 387-400


  The understanding of inland wetlands’ distribution and their level of vulnerability is important to enhance management and conservation efforts. The aim of the study was to map inland wetlands and assess their distribution pattern and vulnerability to natural and human disturbances such as climate ...  Read More

29. The impact of sound land use management to reduce runoff

Z.A. Buisan; A.E. Milano; P.D. Suson; D.S. Mostrales; C.S. Taclendo; J.G. Blasco

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 399-414


  The study aimed to determine the impact of sound land use management to the runoff in Kabuntalan, Maguindanao in Tamontaka river basin. This was done through simulation and the comparison of the three land cover scenarios such as 2015 land cover, 2025 projected land cover and desired land use to determine ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
30. Application of amorphous zirconium (hydr)oxide/MgFe layered double hydroxides composite in fixed-bed column for phosphate removal from water

A. Nuryadin; T. Imai

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 485-502


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Fixed-bed column has been considered an industrially feasible technique for phosphate removal from water. Besides the adsorption capacity, the effectiveness of an adsorbent is also determined by its reusability efficiency. In this study, phosphate removal by a synthesized amorphous ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
31. Enhancement of convolutional neural network for urban environment parking space classification

S. Rahman; M. Ramli; F. Arnia; R. Muharar; M. Ikhwan; S. Munzir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2021


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The increase in the number of vehicles has several negative impacts, including traffic congestion, air pollution, noise levels, and the availability of parking spaces. Drivers looking for parking spaces can cause traffic jams and air pollution. The solution offered at this ...  Read More

Environmental Management
32. Economic policy of Eastern European countries in the field of energy in the context of global challenges

S. Bogachov; A. Kirizleyeva; O. Mandroshchenko; S. Shahoian; Y. Vlasenko

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 1-16


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The crisis in the energy sector of Eastern European countries determines the search for alternative ways to solve the above problem, one of which is the development of economic policy in the field of energy in the context of European integration. The purpose of the article ...  Read More

Environmental Management
33. Recycling process of spent bleaching clay: Optimization by response surface methodology

A.M. Hatami; M.R. Sabour; A. Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 9-18


  Oil refining is an inevitable step in production of edible and industrial oil. Bleaching is the most important process among the refining processes. Bleaching adsorption is the most common method and clay is the most widely used adsorbent in this method. Disposal of bleaching clay, as a waste from re-refining ...  Read More

Environmental Science
34. Equilibrium and kinetic study for the adsorption of p-nitrophenol from wastewater using olive cake based activated carbon

N.T. Abdel-Ghani; E.S.A. Rawash; G.A. El-Chaghaby

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 11-18


  The present work was carried out to evaluate the removal of p-nitrophenol by adsorption onto olive cake based activated carbon having a BET surface area of 672 m²/g. The batch adsorption experimental results indicated that the equilibrium time for nitrophenol adsorption by olive cake-based activated ...  Read More

Environmental Management
35. Waste oil management: Analyses of waste oils from vehicle crankcases and gearboxes

V. Pelitli; Ö. Doğan; H.J. Köroğlu

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 11-20


  In accordance with waste strategy for Turkey, the study was carried out to analyses waste engine crankcase oils and waste gearbox oils generated from vehicle maintenance services in order to determine their suitability for recycling, recovery or final disposal based on regulation published by Turkish ...  Read More

Environmental Management
36. Outbreak prediction of covid-19 in most susceptible countries

D. Yadav; H. Maheshwari; U. Chandra

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 11-20


  Origin of the coronavirus was the seafood market of Wuhan city, Hubei province in China. The cases of someone suffering from COVID-19 can be traced back to the end of December 2019 in China. This is the most infectious disease and spread worldwide within three months after the first case reported. The ...  Read More

Environmental Management
37. Soil erosion by assessing hydrothermal conditions of its formation

A.B. Achasov; A.A. Achasova; A.V. Titenko

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 12-21


  Soil erosion is one of the vital factors contributing to the loss of fertility and environmental degradation. Generally accepted diagnostics of eroded soils is based on comparison of the sloping soils profile depth with the watershed soils. In this case, there is a separate problem of slope soils with ...  Read More

38. Particle-size fractions-dependent extracellular enzyme activity in sediments and implications for resource allocation in a subtropical mangrove ecosystem

L. Luo; J.-D. Gu

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 15-26


  The distribution of extracellular enzyme activities in particle-size fractions of sediments was investigated in a subtropical mangrove ecosystem. Five enzymes involved in carbon (C), nitrogen (N), and phosphorus (P) cycling were analyzed in the sand, silt, and clay of sediments. Among these fractions, ...  Read More

39. Conventional steam activation for conversion of oil palm kernel shell biomass into activated carbon via biochar product

A.C. Affam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 15-30


  Conventional steam activation pyrolysis of waste materials such as oil palm kernel shell for production of biochar was investigated using central composite design. Conventional steam activation was carried out via an initial carbonization of oil palm kernel shell to obtain biochar and thereafter steam ...  Read More

Environmental Management
40. The effect of short-term of fine particles on daily respiratory emergency in cities contaminated with wood smoke

R. Torres; N. Baker; G. Bernal; F. Peres; A. Maldonado; D.D. Caceres

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 15-32


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The goal of this study is to evaluate in a time-series study the short-term effects of particulate matter-2.5exposure on respiratory emergency visits in six central-southern Chilean cities highly contaminated by wood smoke.METHODS: Association was assessed using both distributed ...  Read More

41. Biogas generation from floral waste using different techniques

M.B. Kulkarni; P.M. Ghanegaonkar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 17-30


  There is a great need to implement low-cost and user-friendly methods for further propagation of biogas technology in India. Environment unfriendly disposal of floral waste causes serious environmental pollution. Literature shows a limited research work regarding the anaerobic ...  Read More

42. Biosorption of hexavalent chromium in a tannery industry wastewater using fungi species

D. Sivakumar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 105-124


  The isolated fungi species of different kinds from chromium contaminated soil sites located in Nagalkeni, Chennai were used for reducing chromium(VI) in a tannery industry wastewater of Nagalkeni, Chennai.  The experiments were conducted to know biosorption potential of isolated fungi species for ...  Read More

43. Environmental qualitative assessment of rivers sediments

A.R. Karbassi; M. Pazoki

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 109-116


  In this study, the concentrations of heavy metals (Ca, Zn, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni) in thesediment of Shavoor River in Khuzestan Province in Iran has been investigated. After the library studies and field studies, six samples of water and sediment were taken from the river in order to evaluate heavy metal pollution ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
44. Kinematic runoff and erosion model efficiency assessment for hydrological simulation of semi-arid watersheds

S.M. Tajbakhsh; H. Memarian; M. Sobhani; A.H. Aghakhani Afshar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 127-140


  Hydrologic modeling of semi-arid watersheds is imperative for the development of appropriate water and soil conservation plans. In the current study, the efficiency of Kinematic Runoff and Erosion model-version 2 (K2) model was used to evaluate water discharge and sediment load simulation of Bar watershed, ...  Read More

Environmental Management
45. Using ecological niche modeling to determine avian richness hotspots

R. Mirzaei; M.R. Hemami; A. Esmaili Sari; H.R. Rezaei; A.T. Peterson

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 131-142


  Understanding distributions of wildlife species is a key step towards identifying biodiversity hotspots and designing effective conservation strategies. In this paper, the spatial pattern of diversity of birds in Golestan Province, Iran was estimated. Ecological niche modeling was used to determine distributions ...  Read More

46. Pollution reduction and electricity production from dairy industry wastewater with microbial fuel cell

D. Sivakumar

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 145-164


  Taguchi L9 orthogonal array was implemented to select optimum values of process parameters and to attain the maximum removal of pollutants and power generation from dairy industry wastewater using double chambered salt bridge microbial fuel cell. The maximum chemical oxygen demand reduction, current, ...  Read More

Environmental Science
47. Community behavior for mathematical model of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

M. Ramli; M. Mukramati; M. Ikhwan; H. Hafnani

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, , Pages 151-168


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The spread of COVID-19 is very fast because it is transmitted from human to human. Non-pharmaceutical control is one of the important actions in reducing the spread of COVID-19, such as the use of masks and physical distancing. This study aims to model COVID-19 by incorporating ...  Read More

48. Hydrogen sulfide removal from biogas using chemical absorption technique in packed column reactors

M.B. Kulkarni; P.M. Ghanegaonkar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 155-166


  The toxicity and corrosion potential of hydrogen sulfide in raw biogas underlines the need for biogas purification. Several techniques available for removal of hydrogen sulfide from biogas are out of the reach for common end users due to lack of knowledge, higher running costs, and insufficient ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
49. Prioritization of the effective factors in reducing energy consumption in a residential building using computer simulation

N. Amani; F. Tirgar Fakheri; K. Safarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 171-184


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: According to the latest energy balance sheets, the average energy consumption in the residential sector of Iran is about 41% of the total energy consumption in the country. Increasing the energy efficiency of buildings can decrease the annual energy consumption in the residential ...  Read More

50. Phytotoxicity of methylene blue to rice seedlings

X.Z. Yu; Y.X. Feng; D.M. Yue

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 199-204


  Methylene blue is widely used in various industrial branches. Due to insufficient treatment, its occurrence in wastewater is frequently detected, which may result in serious environment problems to aquatic organisms. Hydroponic experiments were conducted with rice seedlings (Oryza sativa L. cv. XZX 45) ...  Read More