151. 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 , September 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

152. 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 , September 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

153. 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 , October 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

154. 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 , July 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

155. Remote sensing for urban heat and cool islands evaluation in semi-arid areas

M. Reisi; M. Ahmadi Nadoushan; L. Aye

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 319-330


  Cities are experiencing rapid population growth and consequently extensive urbanization. Land-use/land-cover change is one of the important elements worldwide, which significantly affect the environment. This study aims to describe the emergence of urban heat and cool islands as a result of changes in ...  Read More

156. The level of individual participation of community in implementing effective solid waste management policies

A. Brotosusilo; S.H. Nabila; H.A. Negoro; D. Utari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 341-354


  It is crucial to achieve effective solid waste management involving not only formal/government agencies, but also individual/informal/voluntary actions in order to create a healthy environment. This study conducted to unveil the factors that increase individuals’ community participation in solid ...  Read More

Environmental Science
157. Impact of tropical Cyclone Marcus on ocean subsurface and surface layers

A.F. Koropitan; M.H.I. Khaldun; Y. Naulita

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 353-368


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The southeast Indian Ocean is one of the areas where tropical cyclones formed. A comprehensive understanding of the cyclone impact in the Southeastern Indian Ocean is needed to anticipate future changes due to the warming trend. The present study investigates the influence ...  Read More

158. Removal of nitrate and phosphate from aqueous solutions by microalgae: An experimental study

M.H. Sayadi; N. Ahmadpour; M. Fallahi Capoorchali; M.R. Rezaei

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 357-364


  The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of microalgae Spirulina platensis and Chlorella vulgaris to remove nitrate and phosphate in aqueous solutions. Spirulina platensis and Chlorella vulgar is microalgae was collected in 1000 ml of municipal water and KNO3, K2HPO4 was added as sources of ...  Read More

Environmental Management
159. Natural enrichment of chromium and nickel in the soil surrounds the karst watershed

R.D.P. Astuti; A. Mallongi; A.U. Rauf

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 383-400


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As a public concern, monitoring and controlling toxic metals pollution is needed worldwide. Due to the ability of poisonous metals in biomagnification and bioaccumulation, they can cause several adverse impacts on ecological and human health. The study aims to assess chromium ...  Read More

160. Predicting waste generation using Bayesian model averaging

M.G. Hoang; T. Fujiwara; S.T. Pham Phu; K.T. Nguyen Thi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 385-402


  A prognosis model has been developed for solid waste generation from households in Hoi An City, a famous tourist city in Viet Nam. Waste sampling, followed by a questionnaire survey, was carried out to gather data. The Bayesian model average method was used to identify factors significantly associated ...  Read More

161. Artificial intelligence-based approaches for multi-station modelling of dissolve oxygen in river

G. Elkiran; V. Nourani; S.I. Abba; J. Abdullahi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 439-450


  ABSTRACT: In this study, adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system, and feed forward neural network as two artificial intelligence-based models along with conventional multiple linear regression model were used to predict the multi-station modelling of dissolve oxygen concentration at the downstream of Mathura ...  Read More

162. Heavy metals loads in soil, farmlands and plant crop at open dumpsite

O.B. Akintan; J.A. Olusola; A.M. Azeez

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 449-460


  This study aimed to evaluate concentrations of selected heavy metals in the soils of Ilokun dumpsite and adjourning farmlands, and to determine as well levels of heavy metals uptake in various parts of Carica papaya plant collected from the dumpsite. Twenty-two soil samples were collected within the ...  Read More

Environmental Science
163. Boron adsorption in semiarid Mediterranean soils under the influence of background electrolytes

S. Fatnassi; M.B. Almendro Candel; J. Navarro Pedreño; I. Gómez Lucas; M. Hachicha

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 519-532


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Boron is a micronutrient of high importance, both for plant development and normal growth. The range between boron deficiency and toxicity is very narrow, which makes boron unique among the essential micronutrients. Boron adsorption is one of the most important factors determining ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
164. Pre-sowing treatment of vetch hairy seeds, viсia villosa using ultraviolet irradiation

A. Semenov; T. Sakhno; O. Hordieieva; Y. Sakhno

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 555-564


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Aiming to increase crop yield the antimicrobial/bacterial or fungicidal pre-sowing seed treatment received more attention in modern agronomy. Ultraviolet-C irradiation of pre-sowing seeds is an environmentally friendly method that became of great importance in recent years. ...  Read More

165. Stepwise strategic environmental management in marine protected area

A. Padash; S.A. Jozi; S.M.B. Nabavi; B. Dehzad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 49-60


  In recent decades, necessity to protect environment has been a serious concern for all people and international communities. In appropriate development of human economic activities, subsistence dependence of the growing world population on nature decreases the natural diversity of ecosystems and habitats ...  Read More

166. Carbon and energy taxes in a small and open country

S. Solaymani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 51-62


  Malaysia, as a small and developing country, must reduce carbon emissions because the country is one of the top CO2-emitting countries in the ASEAN region. Therefore, the current study implements two environmental tax policies; carbon and energy taxes, in order to examine the impacts of these policies ...  Read More

Environmental Management
167. Risk management in the sphere of state economic security provision using professional liability insurance

O. Faiier; O. Arefieva; I. Miahkykh; N. Babko; S. Kuskova; O. Khloponina-Gnatenko

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 51-60


  This study contains a comprehensive scientific analysis of modern problems of risk management in the sphere of state economic security provision using professional liability insurance. The elements of the mechanism for providing economic security are defined, namely: subjects, objects, and instruments ...  Read More

Environmental Management
168. Forecasting of Covid-19 cases based on prediction using artificial neural network curve fitting technique

S.K. Tamang; P.D. Singh; B. Datta

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, , Pages 53-64


  Artificial neural network is considered one of the most efficient methods in processing huge data sets that can be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, prediction, forecasting etc. It has a great prospective in engineering as well as in medical applications. The present work employs artificial ...  Read More

Environmental Science
169. Impact of land use change on soil erodibility

F. Taleshian Jeloudar; M. Ghajar Sepanlou; M. Emadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 59-70


  Vulnerability of soil separates to detachment by water is described as soil erodibility by Universal Soil Loss Equation which can be affected by land use change. In this study it was attempted to quantify the changes of Universal Soil Loss Equation K-factor and its soil driving factors in three land ...  Read More

Environmental Management
170. Dissolved organic matter and its correlation with phytoplankton abundance for monitoring surface water quality

O. H. Cahyonugroho; S. Hariyanto; G. Supriyanto

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 59-74


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Dissolved organic matter has a fundamental role in supporting phytoplankton abundance and growth in aquatic environments. However, these organisms produce dissolved organic matter with varied quantities or characteristics depending on the nutrient availability and the species ...  Read More

171. Optimizing the production of Polyphosphate from Acinetobacter towneri

J. Aravind; T. Saranya; P. Kanmani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 63-70


  Inorganic polyphosphates (PolyP) are linear polymers of few to several hundred orthophosphate residues, linked by energy-rich phosphoanhydride bonds. Four isolates had been screened from soil sample. By MALDI-TOF analysis, they were identified as Bacillius cereus, Acinetobacter towneri, B. megaterium ...  Read More

172. Hydrologic responses of watershed assessment to land cover and climate change using soil and water assessment tool model

R.C.C. Puno; G.R. Puno; B.A.M. Talisay

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 71-82


  Predicting the impact of land cover and climate change on hydrologic responses using modeling tools are essential in understanding the movement and pattern of hydrologic processes within the watershed. The paper provided potential implications of land conversions and climate change scenarios on the hydrologic ...  Read More

173. Environmental-economic evaluation of sugar cane bagasse gasification power plants versus combined-cycle gas power plants

F. Mohammadi; M.A. Abdoli; M. Amidpour; H. Vahidi; S. Gitipour

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 73-84


  Approximately 2.4 million tons of bagasse are produced each year in Iran, most of which are currently treated as waste adding to serious environmental concerns. Application of bagasse for energy production is a sustainable solution to supply the required energy within the sugar refineries and export ...  Read More

Environmental Science
174. Evaluation of genotoxic potential induced by marine cage culture

F. Turan; M. Turgut

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 79-88


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The eutrophication process is increased by anthropogenic or aquaculture facilities in marine ecosystems. DNA damage biomarkers for fish species detect genotoxic parameters for ecological risk assessment. The aim of the present study was to determine genotoxic potential induced ...  Read More

175. Aboveground to root biomass ratios in pea and vetch after treatment with organic fertilizer

V. Vasileva

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 145-148


  Some growth parameters of pea (cv. Pleven 4) and vetch (cv. Obrazets 666) after treatment with organic fertilizer were studied in a field trial carried out at the Institute of Forage Crops, Pleven, Bulgaria. Humustim as organic fertilizer was applied through presowing treatment of seeds, treatment during ...  Read More