51. Land use and land cover spatiotemporal dynamic pattern and predicting changes using integrated CA-Markov model

A. Azizi; B. Malakmohamadi; H.R. Jafari

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 223-234


  Analyzing the process of land use and cover changes during long periods of time and predicting the future changes is highly important and useful for the land use managers. In this study, the land use maps in the Ardabil plain in north-west part of Iran for four periods (1989, 1998, 2009 and 2013) are ...  Read More

Environmental Management
52. Spatio-temporal changes of water quality variables in a highly disturbed river

Z. Abdollahi; A. Kavian; S.H.R. Sadeghi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 243-256


  Quality of river varies widely depending on the land use in the catchment and environmental factors. Many rivers in developing countries are unhealthy because they contain harmful physical, chemical and biological agents. Zanjanrud River, located in Zanjan Province, Iran, where recently faced human intervention ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
53. Performance comparison of land change modeling techniques for land use projection of arid watersheds

S.M. Tajbakhsh; H. Memarian; K. Moradi; A.H. Aghakhani Afshar

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 263-280


  The change of land use/land cover has been known as an imperative force in environmental alteration, especially in arid and semi-arid areas. This research was mainly aimed to assess the validity of two major types of land change modeling techniques via a three dimensional approach in Birjand urban watershed ...  Read More

54. An investigation on heavy metals in soils around oil field area

A.R. Karbassi; S. Tajziehchi; S. Afshar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 275-282


  Oil and pollutants resulting from its extraction and exploitation are considered as one of the serious problems for human health. Vast oil fields of Ahvaz City located in southern Iran are known as one of controversial subjects in contamination with heavy metals. In this study, oil fields' soils of Ahvaz ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
55. Watershed conservation prioritization using geomorphometric and land use-land cover parameters

G.R. Puno; R.C.C. Puno

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 279-294


  Geomorphometric features and land use/land cover are essential in the context of watershed prioritization for resources conservation and protection. Watersheds in tropical regions like the Philippines are under threat of degradation due to the combined effects of uncontrolled agricultural activities ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
56. Hydrodynamics and water quality assessment of a coastal lagoon using environmental fluid dynamics code explorer modeling system

F.M. Torres-Bejarano; A.C. Torregroza-Espinosa; E. Martinez-Mera; D. Castañeda-Valbuena; M.P. Tejera-Gonzalez

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 289-308


  Ciénaga de Mallorquín is a coastal lagoon designated as a RAMSAR site due to its ecological regional and international importance. In this work, the environmental fluid dynamics code explorer modeling system was implemented to determine the spatio-temporal distribution of temperature, dissolved ...  Read More

57. Improving farming practices using multi-criteria decision analysis in geographic information system for Damask Rose cultivating

B. Shokati; M.R. Asgharipour; B. Feizizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 327-338


  Lack of awareness of the critical factors involved in production of plants and sometimes, the cultivation of plants in areas unsusceptible to plant, can increase the amount of chemical fertilizer consumption in order to compensate the subsequent reduction of plant yield. This would increase environmental ...  Read More

Environmental Science
58. Bio-oil production by pyrolysis of Azolla filiculoides and Ulva fasciata macroalgae

S. Pourkarimi; A. Hallajisani; A. Alizadehdakhel; A. Nouralishahi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 331-346


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In this study, the characteristics of bio-oil samples produced through slow pyrolysis of two different macroalgae, i.e. Azolla ‎filiculoides and Ulva fasciata, at optimized conditions were determined and compared.METHODS: For this purpose, the effects of temperature (300-500 ...  Read More

Environmental Science
59. Intraperitoneal fipronil effects on liver histopathological, biochemistry and morphology in Caspian kutum, Rutilus frisii kutum (Kamenskii, 1901)

R. Alijani Ardeshir; H. Zolgharnein; A.A. Movahedinia; N. Salamat; E. Zabihi; J. Regenstein

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 351-362


  Fipronil is a relatively new insecticide in agriculture with health and environmental effects. This is the first report studying effect of fipronil on fish administered via intraperitoneal route. Intraperitoneal LD50  of fipronil in 16.3 g Caspian kutum, Rutilus frisii kutum, fingerlings was determined ...  Read More

60. Kinetics of carbon dioxide, methane and hydrolysis in co-digestion of food and vegetable wastes

D. Pham Van; M.G. Hoang; S.T. Pham Phu; T. Fujiwara

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 401-412


  Kinetic models which can express the behaviors of hydrolysis and biogas generation more precisely than the conventional models were developed. The developed models were evaluated based on the experimental data of six batch reactors. Anaerobic digestion test was co-digestion of food and vegetable waste ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
61. Nutrient removal efficiency by floating macrophytes; Lemna minor and Azolla pinnata in a constructed wetland

F.M. Muvea; G.M. Ogendi; S.O. Omondi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 415-430


  The use of constructed wetlands for purifying pre-treated wastewater is a cost effective technology that has been found to be more appropriate for many developing countries. The technology is also environmentally friendly with the wetlands being habitats for many water birds and other aquatic organisms. ...  Read More

Environmental Management
62. Modelling the impact of environmental responsibility on the development of enterprises

M. Pinskaya; O. Meleshchenko; O. Kovalchuk; O. Karpenko; E. Kompanets

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 503-522


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The requirements of stakeholders for the qualitative transformation of the approaches of industrial enterprises – environmental users to introduction of economic activities cause an increase in the role of environmental responsibility as their strategic priority for development. ...  Read More

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

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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 December 2021


  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 Engineering
64. Distribution of energy in propagation for ocean extreme wave generation in hydrodynamics laboratory

D. Fadhiliani; M. Ikhwan; M. Ramli; S. Rizal; M. Syafwan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 17-26


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The hydrodynamic uncertainty of the ocean is the reason for testing marine structures as an initial consideration. This uncertainty has an impact on the natural structure of the topography as well as marine habitats. In the hydrodynamics laboratory, ships and offshore structures ...  Read More

Environmental Science
65. Crab biodiversity under different management schemes of mangrove ecosystems

M. Bandibas; V. Hilomen

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 19-30


  Reforestation is one of the Philippines’ government efforts to restore and rehabilitate degraded mangrove ecosystems. Although there is recovery of the ecosystem in terms of vegetation, the recovery of closely-linked faunal species in terms of community structure is still understudied. This research ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
66. Analyzing solid waste management practices for the hotel industry

S.T. Pham Phu; M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 19-30


  The current study aims to analyze waste characteristics and management practices of the hotel industry in Hoi An, a tourism city in the center of Vietnam. Solid wastes from 120 hotels were sampled, the face-to-face interviews were conducted, and statistical methods were carried out to analyze the data. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
67. Laboratory investigation of water extraction effects on saltwater wedge displacement

S. Noorabadi; A.H. Nazemi; A.A. Sadraddini; R. Delirhasannia

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 21-32


  There is a close connection between saltwater intrusion into aquifers and groundwater extraction. Freshwater extraction in coastal aquifers is one of the most important reasons for the saltwater intrusion into these aquifers. Condition of extraction system such as well depth, discharge rate, saltwater ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
68. Statistical analysis and characteristics of hospital medical waste under novel Coronavirus outbreak

H.A. Abu-Qdais; M.A. Al-Ghazo; E.M. Al-Ghazo

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 21-30


  One of thesources of infection as a result of coronavirus disease treatment is the medical waste generated during the health care activities. Since the registration of the first infected case of coronavirus in Jordan the daily number of patients fluctuated from as low as zero to as high as 40 with a ...  Read More

69. Does educational quality drive ecological performance? Case of high and low developed countries

V. Koziuk; O.V. Dluhopolskyi; Y. Hayda; Y. Klapkiv

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 22-32


  The study attempts to assess the impact of the educational level of the country’s population, the level of science and technology development on the general environmental environment. The aim of this article is to assess the impact of educational level and level of science development on individual ...  Read More

70. Hexavalent chromium removal in a tannery industry wastewater using rice husk silica

D. Sivakumar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 27-40


  Present study dealt the removal of Cr(VI) in a tannery industry wastewater using rice husk silica powder as an adsorbent.The experimental investigations have been carried out by using rice husk silica powder for different adsorption dosage, different contact time and different pH against the initial ...  Read More

71. Economic and ecological perspectives of farmers on rice insect pest management

M.T.N. Cabasan; J.A.G. Tabora; N. Cabatac; C.M. Jumao-as; J.O. Soberano; J.V. Turba; N.H.A. Dagamac; E. Barlaan

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 31-42


  Understanding farmers’ perception is important in the development of sustainable and cost-effective integrated pest management strategies. Hence, farmers’ perception on rice insect pests and pesticide use was evaluated by selected 112 farmers composed of 77% males and 23% females, over the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
72. Environmental sensitivity of flash flood hazard using geospatial techniques

H.T. Abdel Hamid; W. Wenlong; L. Qiaomin

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 31-46


  Flash flood has been increasing in the Khartoum area, Sudan due to geographical conditions and climatic change as heavy rainfall and high temperature, therefore the present work tried to estimate the sensitivity of flash flood. The present work proposes an advanced technique of flood sensitivity mapping ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
73. Calorific and greenhouse gas emission in municipal solid waste treatment using biodrying

B. Zaman; W. Oktiawan; M. Hadiwidodo; E. Sutrisno; P. Purwono

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 33-46


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urban intensity and activities produce a large amount of biodegradable municipal solid waste. Therefore, biodrying processing was adopted to ensure the conversion into Refuse Derived Fuel and greenhouse gases.METHODS: This study was performed at a greenhouse, using six biodrying ...  Read More

74. Particulate matter effect on biometric and biochemical attributes of fruiting plants

U. Younis; T.Z. Bokhari; S.A. Malik; M.H. Raza Shah; M. Athar; S. Niaz

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 117-124


  Dust accumulation capacity of Ficus carica L. and Psidium guajava L. was investigated from eight different sites of Multan, Pakistan.  Leaves of both plants were used for analyzing biometric (leaf area, fresh and dry weights) and biochemical attributes (chlorophyll contents, carotenoids and ascorbic ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
75. Effect of natural land covers on runoff and soil loss at the hill slope scale

M. Eshghizadeh; A. Talebi; M.T. Dastorani; H.R. Azimzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 125-134


  Erosion plots were selected for characterizing the effects of main natural factors on runoff and soil loss in a semi-arid region. These erosion plots with an area of 40 m2 are located in the Kakhk experimental watershed in Gonabad County of Khorasan-e Razave Province in the north-eastern Iran. Data acquired ...  Read More