Environmental Engineering
76. Coexisting arsenate and arsenite adsorption from water using porous pellet adsorbent: Optimization by response surface methodology

B. Te; B. Wichitsathian; C. Yossapol; W. Wonglertarak

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 141-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.02.003

Abstract
  Mesoporous pellet adsorbent developed from mixing at an appropriate ratio of natural clay, iron oxide, iron powder, and rice bran was used to investigate the optimization process of batch adsorption parameters for treating aqueous solution coexisting with arsenate and arsenite. Central composite design ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
77. Households willingness to pay for improved solid waste management

S. Akhtar; A.S. Ahmad; M.I. Qureshi; S. Shahraz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 143-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.003

Abstract
  Waste is a byproduct of human life. Nowadays, municipal solid waste is being produced in excessive amounts and in this way, both developing and developed countries are facing challenges regarding generation of waste. Economic development, urbanization and improved living standards in cities have contributed ...  Read More

Environmental Management
78. Carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic health risks of arsenic exposure in drinking water in the rural environment

D. Mahan; O. Waissbluth; D. Caceres

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 165-174

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.02.03

Abstract
  Carcinogenic and systemic health effects of arsenic exposure in drinking water are well documented. This study estimated the risk associated with chronic consumption of water with high concentrations of arsenic in children and adults living in six Andean locations, in Chile. Concentrations of arsenic ...  Read More

79. Cyanobacteria cultivation using olive milling wastewater for bio-fertilization of celery plant

S. Rashad; A.S. El-Hassanin; S.S.M. Mostafa; G.A. El-Chaghaby

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 167-174

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.03

Abstract
  Olive milling wastewater is a major problem facing the Mediterranean countries producing olive oil like Egypt. In the present study, olive milling wastewater rich with organic phenolic compounds, macro and micro nutrients was used as growing media for cyanobacteria. The cyanobacteria were grown on wastewater ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
80. Hydro-mechanical behavior of two clayey soils in presence of household waste leachates

H. F. Yonli; B. François; D. Y.K. Toguyeni; A. Pantet

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, , Pages 169-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.02.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVESIn landfills, containment is provided by natural or artificial clayey materials known for their low permeability and for their pollutant retention capacity. However, the properties of these media are modified by leachates, whose migration they are supposed to limit. This study ...  Read More

Environmental Management
81. Biodegradable mulch as microclimate modification effort for improving the growth of horenso; Spinacia oleracea L.

A. Iriany; F. Hasanah; D. Roeswitawati; M.F. Bela

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 185-196

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Increasing global temperature imposes large risks to food security globally and regionally. Besides, adaptation effort on cultivation practices, such as mulching, is urgent to overcome environmental problem due to certain material used, commonly plastic that is not biodegradable. ...  Read More

82. Comparative potential of black tea leaves waste to granular activated carbon in adsorption of endocrine disrupting compounds from aqueous solution

A.O. Ifelebuegu; J. E. Ukpebor; C. C. Obidiegwu; B. C. Kwofi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 205-214

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.03.003

Abstract
  The adsorption properties and mechanics of selected endocrine disrupting compounds; 17 β-estradiol, 17 α – ethinylestradiol and bisphenol A on locally available black tea leaves waste and granular activated carbon were investigated. The results obtained indicated that the kinetics of ...  Read More

83. Vegetation structure and composition in the semi-arid Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape

P. Gandiwa; J. Finch; T. Hill

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 235-248

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.003

Abstract
  Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL) woody vegetation was characterized to establish structural and compositional attributes. Stratified random sampling based on major soil types was used and nine plant variables were measured in 137(20x30) m2 sampling plots; these being genera, species and family names; ...  Read More

84. Antimicrobial test of five ethnomedicinal plants in an ancestral forest area

M.B. Bandibas; P. Roxas

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 257-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.003

Abstract
  The basic premise of this research was to assess the ethnomedicinal uses of plants in an ancestral forest area at Naawan, Misamis Oriental and determine its inhibition effect against bacterial strains. The assessment of plants was conducted using the transect-plot method. Ethnomedicinal uses and the ...  Read More

Environmental Management
85. An occupational risk assessment approach for construction and operation period of wind turbines

M. Gul; A.F. Guneri; M. Baskan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 281-298

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.003

Abstract
  As wind energy is one of the most important renewable energy sources over the globe, need for increasing safety for this type of energy is gaining importance. Although this sector is not suffering an excessive amount of fatal injury accidents, there are many aspects open for improvements in occupational ...  Read More

86. Effect of automobile pollution on chlorophyll content of roadside urban trees

M. Iqbal; M. Shafiq; S. Zaidi; M. Athar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 283-296

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.04.003

Abstract
  The effect of automobile pollution was determined on chlorophyll content of four different tree species viz. Azadirachta indica L., Conocarpus erectus L., Guiacum officinale L.and Eucalyptus sp. growing along the roads of the city.  Significant changes in the level of chlorophyll “a”, ...  Read More

87. Water quality management of heavily contaminated urban rivers using water quality analysis simulation program

J. Jiang; T. Ri; T. Pang; Y. Wang; P. Wang

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 295-308

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.03

Abstract
  Precisely management of water quality in urban rivers is of significant and water environmental capacity provide a useful tool. This study presented a water quality analysis simulation program model-based approach for dynamical load reduction in Ashi River, highly contaminated tributaries of Songhua ...  Read More

Environmental Science
88. Sediment microbiomes associated with critical habitat of the Juvenile American Horseshoe Crab; Limulus polyphemus

J. Petersen; C.P. Colon; J.L. Joyner

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 309-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.03

Abstract
  Plumb Beach, Brooklyn, New York in USA is an important horseshoe crab breeding and nursery ground that has experienced substantial anthropogenic influence, including pollution, erosion and subsequent restoration. Since little is known about the relationship between sediment microbial communities and ...  Read More

89. Ecological footprint of university students: Does gender matter?

M.A.P. Medina; A.G. Toledo-Bruno

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 339-344

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.003

Abstract
  To determine if there is a gender difference in the resource consumption activities of students in Central Mindanao University, a Philippine state university, an ecological foot printing study was conducted in August 2014. Consumption data from 380 student respondents were gathered using a survey questionnaire. ...  Read More

Environmental Management
90. Microplastics on the growth of plants and seed germination in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

Y.S.K. De Silva; U.M. Rajagopalan; H. Kadono

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 347-368

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.03

Abstract
  Growth of plants, apart from being complex and highly dynamic, is directly dependent on the environmental conditions, particularly the quality of soil for terrestrial plants and the water quality for aquatic plants. Presence of microplastics in the environment may affect the plant growth in numerous ...  Read More

Environmental Management
91. Ecology of litterfall production of giant bamboo Dendrocalamus asper in a watershed area

A.G. Toledo Bruno; R.A. Marin; M.A.P. Medina; G.R. Puno; R.O. Villarta; R.R. Puno

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 363-372

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.003

Abstract
  Giant bamboo Dendrocalamus asper is recommended in environmental and livelihood programs in the Philippines due to its various ecological, economic and social benefits. However, there are limited data on the ecology of giant bamboo litterfall production, which contributes to soil nutrient availability. ...  Read More

92. Hydrocarbon contaminated water remediation using a locally constructed multi-stage bioreactor incorporated with media filtration

S. Antwi-Akomea; B. Fei-Baffoe; E.J.D. Belford; M. Borigu

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 413-426

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.003

Abstract
  The present study investigated the coupling effect of biodegradation and media filtration in treating hydrocarbon contaminated water. The study recorded reductions in total petroleum hydrocarbon, total dissolved solids, turbidity and microbial load. The study was essentially a simulated pump and treat ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
93. Microplastics in water, sediment and salts from traditional salt producing ponds

A. Tahir; P. Taba; M.F. Samawi; S. Werorilangi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 431-440

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.04.03

Abstract
  Plastic pollution has universally known accumulated in all environment compartments and accelerating threat to the sustainability of earth. Field survey to examine the occurrence of microplastics in ancient sea water evaporation technology of ponds at Pallengu-Jeneponto, was conducted. From this sea ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
94. Estimation and mapping of the contribution of nitric acid to atmospheric corrosion of zinc

J. O. Castillo-Miranda; F. J. Rodríguez-Gómez; J. Genescá-Llongueras; L. G. Ruiz-Suárez; J. A. García-Reynoso

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 523-542

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.04.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Atmospheric zinc corrosion in the Mexico City Metropolitan area has long been attributed mainly to the effect of pollutants such as sulfur dipxide. There are changes in the urban atmosphere's chemical composition due to the implementation of air quality policies focused on ...  Read More

Environmental Management
95. Soil classification in a seismically active environment based on join analysis of seismic parameters

Y. Asnawi; A.V.H. Simanjuntak; U. Muksin; M. Okubo; S.I. Putri; S. Rizal; M. Syukri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2022.03.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Soil or rock properties where buildings are situated play an important role in the ground shaking caused by an earthquake. The highly populated Banda Aceh city in the northernmost Sumatra is flanked by two active faults, the Seulimeum and the Aceh segment. Therefore, it is ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
96. Forecasting particulate matter concentration using nonlinear autoregression with exogenous input model

M.I. Rumaling; F.P. Chee; H.W.J. Chang; C.M. Payus; S.K. Kong; J. Dayou; J. Sentian

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 27-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Air quality in some developing countries is dominated by particulate matter, especially those with size 10 micrometers and smaller or PM10. They can be inhaled and sometimes can get deep into lungs; some may even get into bloodstream and cause serious health problems. Therefore, ...  Read More

Environmental Science
97. Role of estuarine natural processes in removal of trace metals under emergency situations

A.R. Karbassi; S. Tajziehchi; N. Farhang Adib

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 31-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.004

Abstract
  Estuaries are well known for their potential in removing metal from fresh water to provide micro-nutrients to aquatic life. In the present investigation, we have tried to bring out the metal removal potential of estuaries during accidental spills. For this purpose artificial river water containing high ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
98. A GIS-based integrative approach for land use optimization in a semi-arid watershed

S.M. Tajbakhsh; H. Memarian; A. Kheyrkhah

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 31-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.004

Abstract
  The proper use of natural resources can preserve these valuable assets. In line with the management of natural resources, land use optimization can be highly useful. The aim of the present study is to propose an appropriate integrative model for optimized allocation of lands for surface runoff and sediment ...  Read More

99. The effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the air environment in India

N. Gupta; A. Tomar; V. Kumar

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 31-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.06.SI.04

Abstract
  COVID-19 is a huge tragedy for the world community. Everything in the world is affected due to this pandemic right from economy to resources where the economy of major countries of the world are facing recession and resources are surplus with no takers at all. The measures to contain COVID-19 pandemic ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
100. Management of toxic and hazardous contents of oil sludge in Siri Island

M. Pazoki; B. Hasanidarabadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 33-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.004

Abstract
  Sirri Island is one of the most important islands in Iran where contains massive amounts of crude oil reservoirs and is a crude oil exporting and storage spot. Petroleum sludge wastes produced by the refineries are deposited in outdoor 2-ha open pits. 30 sludge samples from different depot locations ...  Read More