176. Equilibrium and kinetic study on chromium (VI) removal from simulated waste water using gooseberry seeds as a novel biosorbent

J. Aravind; G. Sudha;; P. Kanmani; A.J. Devisri; S. Dhivyalakshmi; M. Raghavprasad

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 233-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.03.006

Abstract
  Gooseberry seed (Phyllanthus acidus) was used as an adsorbent to determine its feasibility for the removal of Cr(VI). Various parameters such as pH, temperature, contact time, initial metal concentration and adsorbent dosage were investigated to determine the biosorption performance. Equilibrium was ...  Read More

177. Source apportionment of the sediments entering dam using lithological and mineralogical studies

S. Afshar; B. Saghafian; H.R. Vosoughifar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 265-274

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.03.006

Abstract
  The present study was carried out to determine the possible origins of sediments entering Taleghan Dam in northern part of Iran, in order to avoid further sedimentation and helping in extension of the useful life of the proposed dam. This was performed by XRD analysis. To do so, first of all, sediment ...  Read More

Environmental Management
178. Pesticide pollution status in cocoa plantation soil

E. Atuanya; W. Aborisade

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 287-298

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.006

Abstract
  Management of cocoa plantation field relied on the use of pesticides over the years; hence, the fate of such chemicals is one of the most debated issues among the stakeholders. Young and old cocoa plantation fields from 4 major cocoa producing States in Nigeria were selected as the study area. Eight ...  Read More

179. A comparative study for air pollution tolerance index of some terrestrial plant species

R.N. Lohe; B. Tyagi; V. Singh; P. Tyagi; D.R. Khanna; R. Bhutiani

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 315-324

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.04.006

Abstract
  Although water and land pollution are very dangerous, air pollution has its own peculiarities due to its transboundary dispersion of pollutants over the entire world. In any well planned urban set up, industrial pollution takes a back seat and vehicular emissions take precedence as the major cause of ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
180. Nickel removal from electroplating industry wastewater: A bamboo activated carbon

D. Sivakumar; J. Nouri; T.M. Modhini; K. Deepalakshmi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 325-338

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.006

Abstract
  Water is prime requirement for surviving of any living beings.  The existence of surface water and groundwater sources are used for domestic, agriculture and industrial purposes in all over the world. Fresh water from both the water sources is highly contaminated in recent years because of rapid ...  Read More

181. Pollutant removal by Canna Generalis in tropical constructed wetlands for domestic wastewater treatment

H.D. Tran; H.M.T. Vi; H.T.T. Dang; R.M. Narbaitz

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 331-344

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.06

Abstract
  Constructed wetlands have not been commonly used in Vietnam due to the lack of information in the selection of proper types of constructed wetlands, type of reeds, design parameters and performance efficiency, in tropical climates. This paper focuses on Canna generalis, which is a common reed and easy ...  Read More

182. Estimation level of public welfare on the basis of methods of intellectual analysis

S. Kozlovskyi; L. Nikolenko; O. Peresada; O. Pokhyliuk; O. Yatchuk; N. Bolgarova; O. Kulhanik

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 355-372

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.06

Abstract
  In the context of globalization of economic development processes, the issue of determining the level of public welfare of economic agents is particularly burning. The object of ehis study is the process of assessing welfare of the economic entities system. The subject of the study is the instrumental ...  Read More

Environmental Management
183. Desertification risk assessment and management program

M. Akbari; M. Ownegh; H.R. Asgari; A. Sadoddin; H. Khosravi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 365-380

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.006

Abstract
  Risk assessment provides the possibility of planning and management to prevent and reduce the risk of desertification. The present study is aimed to assess the hazard and risk of desertification and to develop management programs in the semi-arid western regions of Golestan Province in Iran. Desertification ...  Read More

Environmental Management
184. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in promoting sustainable agriculture

V. Dhayalan; K. Sudalaimuthu

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 401-418

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.06

Abstract
  Rapid human population growth and its consequences of food shortage become a significant concern in recent decades across the world. The untold reasons behind this food shortage were industrialization, urbanization, modern civilization, etc., where the agricultural land has been deployed. With the decreasing ...  Read More

Environmental Science
185. Optimization of the catalytic ozonation process using copper oxide nanoparticles for the removal of benzene from aqueous solutions

L. Mohammadi; E. Bazrafshan; M. Noroozifar; A.R. Ansari-Moghaddama; A.R. Khazaei Feizabad; A.H. Mahvi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 403-416

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.04.006

Abstract
  The current study aimed to examine the overall feasibility of the use of copper oxide nanoparticles (CuO-NPs) as a catalyst in ozonation process for the removal of benzene from aqueous solutions under experimental conditions. This experimental study was conducted on a laboratory scale reactor in a semi-batch ...  Read More

Environmental Management
186. Physicochemical characteristics and trophic state evaluation of post glacial mountain lake using multivariate analysis

S. Nayek; S. Gupta; K.K. Pobi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 451-464

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.006

Abstract
  The current study deals with the physicochemical characterization, temporal variability and trophic state evaluation of a post glacial mountain lake in eastern Himalaya during the period of 2014-2016. Notable seasonal variations are recorded for physicochemical parameters of lake water. The values for ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
187. Treatment of small scale gold mining wastewater using pilot-scale sedimentation and Cocopeat filter bed system

J. Samaniego; M.A.N. Tanchuling

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 461-470

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.04.06

Abstract
  The use of amalgamation process to recover gold from mined ores by the small-scale gold miners in the Philippines and other developing countries produces and dispose of untreated wastewater to the receiving water bodies. In this study, a field-scale filter bed system was constructed to treat heavy metal ...  Read More

Environmental Management
188. Mitigation of environmental impacts in ornamental rock and limestone aggregate quarries in arid and semi-arid areas

M.A. Peñaranda Barba; V. Alarcón Martínez; I. Gómez Lucas; J. Navarro Pedreño

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 565-586

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.04.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Open-pit mining is an important activity to obtain mineral resources that supply society with raw materials to improve people's quality of life. However, this extractive activity causes negative environmental impacts and, it is therefore necessary to identify and evaluate these ...  Read More

189. Optimization of chromium(VI) biosorption using gooseberry seeds by response surface methodology

J. Aravind; P. Kanmani; G. Sudha; R. Balan

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 61-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.007

Abstract
  The current investigation presents the role of gooseberry (Phyllanthus acidus) seeds as an effective biosorbent for remediating chromium (VI)), a toxic heavy metal pollutant commonly found in effluents from tanneries and relevant industries. Biosorption was affected by pH, temperature and initial metal ...  Read More

190. Strategic guidelines on the development of renewable energy sources

O.А. Mykoliuk; V.М. Bobrovnyk

Volume 5, Special Issue , 2019, , Pages 61-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.05.SI.07

Abstract
  The study highlights the importance to develop the national economy through assuring energy security. The study aims to analyze how to develop renewable energy sources, determine the main priorities of Ukraine’s national security policy and discover novel ways of assuring energy security due to ...  Read More

Environmental Management
191. Leaf size indices and structure of the peat swamp forest

L.G. Aribal; J.G. Bonggay; E.S. Fernando

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 63-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.007

Abstract
  Leaf size indices of the tree species in the peatland of Agusan del Sur in Mindanao in Philippines was examined to deduce the variation of forest structure and observed forest zonation.  Using raunkiaer and webb’s leaf size classification, the leaf morphometrics of seven tree species consistently ...  Read More

192. Decolorization of mixture of dyes: A critical review

V.K. Gupta; S. Khamparia; I. Tyagi; D. Jaspal; A. Malviya

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 71-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.01.007

Abstract
  Water plays a vital and essential role in our ecosystem. This natural resource is becoming scarce, making its availability a major social and economic concern. Use of a large variety of synthetic dyes in textile industries has raised an hazardous environmental alert. About 17 - 20% of freshwater pollution ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
193. Modeling the effect of climate change to the potential invasion range of Piper aduncum Linnaeus

J.C. Paquit; R.I.P. Rama

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 71-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.007

Abstract
  The potential effect of invasive plant species on biodiversity is one of most important subject of inquiry at present. In many parts of the world, the alarming spread of these plants has been documented. Knowing that climate exerts a dominant control over the distribution of plant species, predictions ...  Read More

Environmental Management
194. Implications of irrigation water quality in tropical farms

B. Guerra Tamara; A. C. Torregroza-Espinosa; D. Pinto Osorio; M. Moreno Pallares; A. Corrales Paternina; A. Echeverría González

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2022, , Pages 75-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.01.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Irrigation system water quality is a complex issue that involves the combined effects of various surface water management parameters. Monitoring of irrigation water quality is essential for the sustainability of crop production and productivity. The department of Sucre, in ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
195. Composition of plastic waste discarded by households and its management approaches

B. Gwada; G. Ogendi; S.M. Makindi; S. Trott

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 83-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.07

Abstract
  Among the emerging environmental issues within Sub-Saharan Africa is the haphazard disposal of plastic waste, some of which end up downstream in the marine environment leading to negative effects. Notably there have been cases of humpback whales getting entangled in ‘ghost’ fishing nets, ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
196. Variations of water quality in the monitoring network of a tropical river

M. Camara; N.R.B. Jamil; F.B. Abdullah

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 85-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.01.07

Abstract
  Rapid development and population growth have resulted in an ever-increasing level of water pollution in Malaysia. Therefore, this study was conducted to assess water quality of Selangor River in Malaysia. The data collected under the river water quality monitoring program by the Department of environment ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
197. Palm oil plantation waste handling by smallholder and the correlation with the land fire

H. Herdiansyah; E. Frimawaty

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 89-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.01.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: From August to October 2019, several provinces in Sumatra and Kalimantan had faced severe forest fires, causing thousands of citizens to suffer respiratory disorders. This study aims to assess waste handling in palm oil plantation manage by smallholders and the correlation ...  Read More

198. Removal of ammonium ions from wastewater: A short review in development of efficient methods

V.K. Gupta; H. Sadegh; M. Yari; R. Shahryari Ghoshekandi; B. Maazinejad; M. Chahardori

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 149-158

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.02.007

Abstract
  Ammonium ions wastewater pollution has become one of the most serious environmental problems today. The treatment of ammonium ions is a special concern due to their recalcitrance and persistence in the environment. In recent years, various methods for ammonium ion removal from wastewater have been extensively ...  Read More

Environmental Management
199. Risk assessment of hazardous impacts on urbanization and industrialization activities based upon toxic substances

T. Salem; Sh.S. Ahmed; M. Hamed; G.H. Abd ElAziz

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 163-176

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.007

Abstract
  A risk assessment study was conducted to predict the expected hazardous influence on the ecosystem resulted from urbanization and industrialization activities at Helwan area, Egypt. To achieve these goals, soils, plants and water samples were collected from Helwan area, and their total concentrations ...  Read More

Environmental Science
200. Role of estuarine natural flocculation process in removal of Cu, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn

S. Hassani; A.R. Karbassi; M. Ardestani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 187-196

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.007

Abstract
  The flocculation of dissolved heavy metals is a process which has an important effect on decreasing the concentration of the colloidal elements during estuarine mixing of river water and sea or ocean water. During this important process, a large amount of colloidal elements change into particles in ...  Read More