201. Decolorization of mixture of dyes: A critical review

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

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


  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

202. 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 , January 2018, , Pages 71-80


  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
203. 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 , January 2022, , Pages 75-86


  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

204. Composition of plastic waste discarded by households and its management approaches

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

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


  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

205. 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 , January 2020, , Pages 85-96


  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
206. Palm oil plantation waste handling by smallholder and the correlation with the land fire

H. Herdiansyah; E. Frimawaty

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


  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

207. 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 , April 2015, , Pages 149-158


  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
208. 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 , April 2016, , Pages 163-176


  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
209. 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 , April 2017, , Pages 187-196


  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

Environmental Management
210. An approach towards effective ecological planning: Quantitative analysis of urban green space characteristics

R. Teimouri; T. Yigitcanlar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 195-206


  In the best practices, planning of urban green spaces is managed in such a way that it follows the key principles such as meeting per capita standards and providing accessible and balanced distribution of these spaces all across the city. In the context of emerging economy, these principles are unfortunately ...  Read More

Environmental Science
211. Catalytic effect of Fe@Fe2O3 nanowires and Fenton process on carbamazepine removal from aqueous solutions using response surface methodology

M.M. Amin; S. Yousefinejad; M. Dehghani; S. Rahimi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 213-224


  Carbamazepine is one of the hydrophilic compounds identified in aquatic environments. Due to toxicity and bio-stability of this psychotropic pharmaceutical in the environment and humans, its removal efficiency and mineralization are important. In this study, synthesized Fe@Fe2O3 nanowires were applied ...  Read More

Environmental Management
212. Simulation and prediction of land use and land cover change using GIS, remote sensing and CA-Markov model

H.A. Khawaldah; I. Farhan; N.M. Alzboun

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 215-232


  This study analyzes the characteristics of land use/land cover change in Jordan’s Irbid governorate, 1984–2018, and predicts future land use/land cover for 2030 and 2050 using a cellular automata-Markov model. The results inform planners and decision makers of past and current spatial dynamics ...  Read More

Environmental Management
213. Laboratory analysis to determine the accurate characteristics of urban food waste

A. Charkhestani; D. Yousefi Kebria

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 225-236


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although the characteristics food waste have been well studied, some of the problems associated with result reporting have not been addressed. The related data are usually reported by referring to the global statistics, using the empirical models, and performing the laboratory ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
214. Cyanide ion oxidation by catalytic effect of nickel ferrites activated carbon composites

C. Y. Feijoo; E. De la Torre; R. Narvaez

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 239-258


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cyanide is a commonly-used substance in the gold recovery processes due to its high affinity for forming complexes with the precious metal, but inadequate handling and its final arrangement can lead to severe environmental contamination. In this context, this research focuses ...  Read More

215. Biochar impact on physiological and biochemical attributes of Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) in nickel contaminated soil

U. Younis; M. Athar; S.A. Malik; M.H. Raza Shah; S. Mahmood

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 245-254


  Disastrous effect of nickel on spinach was discussed by number of authors but the effect of amendments like biochar with nickel on Spinacea oleraceaL. is not still discussed by any author of the world because biochar was used as soil amendments which play a vital role in reducing mobilization and uptake ...  Read More

Environmental Management
216. Monitoring and assessment of a eutrophicated coastal lake using multivariate approaches

U.G. Abhijna

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 275-288


  Multivariate statistical techniques such as cluster analysis, multidimensional scaling and principal component analysis were applied to evaluate the temporal and spatial variations in water quality data set generated for two years (2008-2010) from six monitoring stations of Veli-Akkulam Lake and compared ...  Read More

217. Reactive dye extraction utilizing regenerated bleaching earth

M. Shahi; M.R. Sabour; G.A. Dezvareh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 299-310


  Bentonite bleaching earth is utilized for purifying used motor oil through a recovery process in order to improve the quality and stability of the final product. Indeed, spent bleaching earth is generated due to adsorbing oil impurities. Polluted spent bleaching earth contains 20-40% (w/w) oil and is ...  Read More

218. Environmental problems indicator under environmental modeling toward sustainable development

P. Sutthichaimethee; W. Tanoamchard; P. Sawangwong; P Pachana; N. Witit-Anun

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 325-332


  This research aims to apply a model to the study and analysis of environmental and natural resource costs created in supply chains of goods and services produced in Thailand, and propose indicators for environmental problem management, caused by goods and services production, based on concepts of sustainable ...  Read More

219. An integrated environmental management approach to industrial site selection by genetic algorithm and fuzzy analytic hierarchy process in geographical information system

M. Ahmadipari; H. Hoveidi; H.R. Jafari; M. Pazoki

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 339-350


  Environmental planning and management can have positive effects on development of some land uses including industrial areas that have a major effect on economic, social and environmental conditions. Considering the most important problems associated with modeling, the fundamental methods and functions ...  Read More

220. Assessment of Guinea Savanna River system to evaluate water quality and water monitoring networks

G.A. Aliyu; N.R.B. Jamil; M.B. Adam; Z. Zulkeflee

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 345-356


  The analysis of changes in water quality in a monitoring network system is important because the sources of pollution vary in time and space. This study utilized analysis of the water quality index calculation, hierarchical cluster analysis, and mapping. This was achieved by assessing the water quality ...  Read More

Environmental Science
221. Susceptibility of Sardinella lemuru to emerging marine microplastic pollution

J.D.H. Palermo; K.L. Labrador; J.D. Follante; A.B. Agmata; M.J.R. Pante; R.N. Rollon; L.T. David

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 373-384


  Marine microplastics are emerging pollutants that impact across levels of marine food chain at a global scale. Its presence was determined on Sardinella lemuru, a commercial pelagic fish that are harvested generally in the Northern Mindanao, consumed locally, and exported worldwide as bottled or canned ...  Read More

222. Integrated environmental management model of air pollution control by hybrid model of DPSIR and FAHP

M.J. Mohammadizadeh; A.R. Karbassi; Gh.R. Nabi Bidhendi; M. Abbaspour

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 381-388


  The aim of this study is to evaluate the obstacles due to a DPSIR model combined with fuzzy analytic hierarchy process technique. Hence, to prioritize the responses regarding the driving forces, pressures, states and impacts, the hierarchy of the model is established. Evaluations and prioritization of ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
223. Fuzzy entropy type II method for optimizing clean and renewable solar energy

M. Ramli; M. Mardlijah; M. Ikhwan; K. Umam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 389-402


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A solar panel is a device that converts solar rays into electricity. It is a step to reduce emissions from fossil energy, which is to replace it with renewable energy. It requires a control system to ensure that the position of the solar panel is always perpendicular to the ...  Read More

224. Factors affecting the rural domestic waste generation

A.R. Darban Astane; M. Hajilo

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 417-426


  The current study was carried out to evaluate the quantity and quality of rural domestic waste generation and to identify the factors affecting it in rural areas of Khodabandeh county in Zanjan Province, Iran. Waste samplings consisted of 318 rural households in 11 villages. In order to evaluate the ...  Read More

Environmental Engineering
225. Remediation technologies for oil contaminated soil

M. Mambwe; K. K. Kalebaila; T. Johnson

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 419-438


  Crude oil continues to impact many nations as it is among the major sources of fuel.  Its role in making life in modern societies comfortable cannot be overemphasized as it is readily available and easy to use. Contamination resulting from its use in industries such as mining, transportation and ...  Read More