126. Feasibility of cattle urine as nutrient medium for the microalgal biomass production

A. Suresh; S. Tamilvanan; K. Harini; H.V. Seventhi; R. Deepan Guna; R. Mahalakshmi; S. Suriyapriya; D. Sharmila; M. Thenmozhi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 441-448


  Thenutrient medium used for the cultivation of microalgae adds more cost to its value-added product as well as the commercial scale application. Therefore in this study, focused feasibility of cattle urine as a cheap source of nutrients for microalgal growth, because, it contains various minerals and ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
127. Simulation and analysis of marine hydrodynamics based on the El Niño scenario

M. Ikhwan; R. Wafdan; Y. Haditiar; M. Ramli; Z. A. Muchlisin; S. Rizal

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 543-554


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: El Niño - Southern Oscillation is known to affect the marine and terrestrial environment in Southeast Asia, Australia, northern South America, and southern Africa. There has been much research showing that the effects of El Niño - Southern Oscillation are extensive. ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
128. Modeling barriers of solid waste to energy practices: An Indian perspective

S. Bag; N. Mondal; R. Dubey

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 39-48


  In recent years managing solid wastes has been one of the burning problems in front of state and local municipal authorities. This is mainly due to scarcity of lands for landfill sites. In this context experts suggest that conversion of solid waste to energy and useful component is the best approach ...  Read More

129. Cluster management standards in Poland in the context of sustainable development

P. Kuraś

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 41-50


  The study relates to the problem of cluster management in the conditions of sustainable development. Against the background of the assumptions and conditions for sustainable development, the specificity of the cluster activity in the conditions of the Polish economy has been presented. The objective ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
130. Impact of COVID-19 on the qualitative and quantitative aspect of household solid waste

O. Ouhsine; A. Ouigmane; El. Layati; B. Aba; R. Isaifan; M. Berkani

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 41-52


  Houshold waste is the residue generated daily by people as a result of consuming goods and services. The qualitative and quantitative aspects depend on the lifestyle and standard of living of citizens. Hence a change in habits, following an economic or health crisis, can influence the production of waste ...  Read More

Environmental Management
131. Determinants of students perceived manmade environmental hazards and risks in tertiary educational institutions

O. Daramola; O. Odunsi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 43-50


  Environmental hazards caused by living conditions and human behaviour in residential areas are types of manmade hazards which have rarely been studied and documented in literature. Available studies that had considered theconventional residential environment had proved that residents’ perception ...  Read More

Environmental Management
132. Energy-innovation knowledge common connection point management in preventing outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in a University

V. G. Shcherbak; I. M. Gryshchenko; L. M. Ganushchak-Yefimenko; O. M. Nifatova; V. Bobrovnyk; M. Verhun

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 45-58


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has complicated the working conditions of higher education institutions in Ukraine. In this regard, saving energy resources of the university offers an opportunity to get out of the crisis. The purpose of the study is to develop a management ...  Read More

133. Biochemical evaluation of antioxidant activity and polysaccharides fractions in seaweeds

A. Tariq; M. Athar; J. Ara; V. Sultana; S. Ehteshamul-Haque; M. Ahmad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 47-62


  In the present study ethanol and water extracts of 15 seaweeds, Dictyota dichotoma var. velutricata, Dictyota indica, Iyengaria stellata, Padina pavonia, Sargassum swartzii, Sargassum variegatum, Stoechospermum marginatum, Stokeyia indica, Jolyna laminarioides, Caulerpa taxifolia, Halimeda tuna, Ulva ...  Read More

Environmental Management
134. Impact of urban land cover change on land surface temperature

E. Igun; M. Williams

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 47-58


  The rapid growth in urban population is seen to create a need for the development of more urban infrastructures. In order to meet this need, natural surfaces such as vegetation are been replaced with non-vegetated surfaces such as asphalt and bricks which has the ability to absorb heat and release it ...  Read More

Environmental Science
135. Soil salinity and nutrients pattern along a distance gradient in coastal region

S. Ahmed; I. Kayes; S.A. Shahriar; M. Kabir; M.A. Salam; S. Mukul

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 59-72


  Soil salinity is considered as one of the major challenges in coastal agriculture in Bangladesh yet geographical extent of soil salinity and nutrients status have received little or no attention. This study investigated the patterns of soil salinity, total nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium and sulfur ...  Read More

Environmental Management
136. The ability of layered double hydroxides for nitrate absorption and desorption in crop and fallow rotation

M. Mohammadi; A. Mohammadi Torkashvand; P. Biparva; M. Esfandiari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 59-78


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study aims down to evaluate the ability of chloride magnesium- aluminium- layered double hydroxides (4:1) for nitrate adsorption from the soil solution in successive cropping periods.METHODS: The study was conductedunder long-term cropping periods, including first crop): ...  Read More

137. A novel microbial consortium from sheep compost for decolorization and degradation of Congo red

Sh.F. Abd El-Kader; G.A. El-Chaghaby; G.M. Khalafalla; R.I. Refae; H.M. Elshishtawy

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 61-70


  Congo red is a synthetic azo-dye dye with many industrial applications. The effluents containing azo dyes are causing several environmental hazards and thus should be treated prior to their discharge. The present work investigates the possible use of a novel microbial consortium from sheep compost for ...  Read More

138. Plankton diversity and aquatic ecology of a freshwater lake (L3) at Bharti Island, Larsemann Hills, east Antarctica

Pawan K. Bharti; U.K. Niyogi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 137-144


  The Larsemann Hills range is an ice-free oasis on the Ingrid Christensen Coast of Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica, which includes Bharti Island, Fisher Island, McLeod Island, Broknes Peninsula, Stornes Peninsula, and several other islands, promontories, and nunataks. The Larsemann Hills is an ...  Read More

Environmental Management
139. Origin and spatial distribution of metals in agricultural soils

Gh. A. Mohammadpour; A.R. Karbassi; A. Baghvand

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 145-156


  Presence of toxic metals in agricultural soils can impose adverse health impact on consumers. The main purpose of this study was to determine spatial distribution of elements Fe, Sb, Mn in agriculture soils and crops of Hamedan Province in Iran. Soil samples (0-20 cm depth) were collected from an ...  Read More

Environmental Science
140. Biomarker response of climate change-induced ocean acidification and hypercapnia studies on brachyurian crab Portunus pelagicus

R. Jeeva Priya; M. Anand; M. Maruthupandy; A. Hameedha Beevi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 165-176


  A laboratory level microcosm analysis of the impacts of ocean acidification on the environmental stress biomarkers in Portunus pelagicus (Linneaus 1758)exposed to a series of pH regimes expected in the year 2100 (pH 7.5 and 7.0) and leakage from a sub-seabed carbon dioxide storage site (pH 6.5 - 5.5) ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
141. Urban solid waste characterization in the east part of Black Sea region

K.O. Demirarslan; B.Y. Çelik

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 167-182


  In the current study, the solid waste characterisation that belongs to Artvin city centre, which is located in East Black Sea Region of Turkey, were searched. The study has the feature of being the first study for the country of Artvin in terms of study. The field of study is composed of 7 neighborhoods ...  Read More

142. Exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollution among children under five years old in urban area

A.K.R. Kouao; E.T. N’datchoh; V. Yoboue; S. Silue; H. Attoh; M. Coulibaly; T. Robins

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 191-202


  Indoor air pollution associated with cooking and heating biomass fuel burning is estimated to be responsible for 7 million deaths in 2016 and most of these deaths occur in low and middle income countries. In Côte d'Ivoire, 73% of the population is reported using biomass (charcoal or wood) for cooking. ...  Read More

Environmental Science
143. Photocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin antibiotic from aqueous solution by BiFeO3 nanocomposites using response surface methodology

R. Mostafaloo; M. Asadi-Ghalhari; H. Izanloo; A. Zayadi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 191-202


  Ciprofloxacin antibiotic that is used to cure several kinds of bacterial infections have a high solubility capacity in water. The influent of ciprofloxacin to water resources in a low concentration affect the photosynthesis of plants, transforms the morphological structure of the algae, and then disrupts ...  Read More

Environmental Management
144. Carbon footprint and cost analysis of a bicycle lane in a municipality

J. Prasara-A; A. Bridhikitti

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2022, , Pages 197-208


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cycling has been widely promoted as an alternative mode of transport to help the reduction of environmental impact and improve users' health. Promoting cycling will help enhance the "Green City" initiative in Thailand. While several studies have addressed social issues of cyclists, ...  Read More

Environmental Management
145. Fuel wastage and pollution due to road toll booth

A. Jaiswal; C. Samuel

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 211-224


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The study provides an assessment of fuel wastage, particulate matter particles pollution, and noise pollution at three toll booths near district Varanasi, India. The objective of the study is to analyze the effects of vehicle idling conditions on road tolls in terms of pollution ...  Read More

146. Priming of prosopis cineraria (L.) druce and acacia tortilis (forssk) seeds with fulvic acid extracted from compost to improve germination and seedling vigor

S. Gill; A. Al-Shankiti

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 225-232


  Composting of waste plant materials and its use in agriculture and landscape sites is an environmental friendly way of reducing waste material and conserving the environment. In this perspectives a survey has been performed at the Dubai based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture to compost ...  Read More

147. Adsorption of iron by using hybrid Akar Putra and commercialized chicken eggshells as bio-sorbents from aqueous solution

H.M. Nasir; A. Azmi; A.Z. Aris; S.M. Praveena

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 257-264


  Heavy metal contamination in the environment could cause harmful effects both to human health and aquatic life. Numerous remediation methods had been developed to encounter with the contamination problem prior to degrade, decrease and to purify the contaminated water at minimal concentration as low as ...  Read More

148. Assessment of willingness to pay for improved air quality using contingent valuation method

S. Akhtar; W. Saleem; V.M. Nadeem; I. Shahid; A. Ikram

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 279-286


  Rapid urbanization and severe air quality deterioration in Pakistan have increased citizens’s concern towards air pollution. This study, conducted in November, 2016, aimed to develop relationship between degraded air quality and resident’s willingness to pay for improved air quality in city ...  Read More

149. Marine debris surveys on four beaches in Rizhao City of China

C. Zhou; X. Liu; Z. Wang; T. Yang; L. Shi; L. Wang; L. Cong; X. Liu; J. Yang

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 305-314


  Compared with USA, UK, Brazil, Indonesia, Australia, etc., marine debris research in China has received less attention and few studies have attempted to quantify the abundance and mass of marine debris. In this paper, the abundance, composition and source of beached marine debris, and debris collection ...  Read More

150. Optimal conditions for the biological removal of ammonia from wastewater of a petrochemical plant using the response surface methodology

M. Samimi; M. Shahriari Moghadam

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 315-324


  High concentrations of nitrogen compounds, such as ammonia observed in the petrochemical industry, are the major environmental pollutants. Therefore, effective and inexpensive methods are needed for its treatment. Biological treatment of various pollutants is a low cost and biocompatible replacement ...  Read More