SHORT COMMUNICATION Environmental impact assessment
1. The dramatic impact of Coronavirus outbreak on air quality: Has it saved as much as it has killed so far?

R.J. Isaifan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 275-288

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.01

Abstract
  The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on December 31st, 2019. As the number of coronavirus infections has exceeded 100,000 with toll deaths of about 5000 worldwide as of early March, 2020, scientists and researchers are racing to investigate the nature of ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental modeling
2. Hydrodynamics and water quality assessment of a coastal lagoon using environmental fluid dynamics code explorer modeling system

F.M. Torres-Bejarano; A.C. Torregroza-Espinosa; E. Martinez-Mera; D. Castañeda-Valbuena; M.P. Tejera-Gonzalez

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 289-308

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.02

Abstract
  Ciénaga de Mallorquín is a coastal lagoon designated as a RAMSAR site due to its ecological regional and international importance. In this work, the environmental fluid dynamics code explorer modeling system was implemented to determine the spatio-temporal distribution of temperature, dissolved ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental microbiology
3. 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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Health, safety and environment (HSE)
4. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on household food waste: Bases for formulation of a recycling system

M.R. Limon; C.B.J. Villarino

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 323-340

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.04

Abstract
  This study assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices on food waste of selected households in the northern province of the Philippines. The results of the assessment were used as bases for formulation of a recycling system. A total of one hundred rural households were selected using stratified equal ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental policy (ethics, laws and regulation)
5. 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 , Summer 2020, Pages 341-354

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.05

Abstract
  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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental management
6. 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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Marine and coastal environmental pollution and management
7. 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 , Summer 2020, Pages 373-384

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.07

Abstract
  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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Energy and environment
8. Economy-wide energy efficiency using a comprehensive decomposition method

D. Setyawan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 385-402

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2020.03.08

Abstract
  This study compares the energy intensity performance in Indonesia to other south-east Asia countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, The Philippines and Malaysia for the period from 1971 to 2016. For this goal, this research employs a multiplicative Log Mean Divisia Index II method and Spatial-Temporal ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Environmental modeling
9. Integrating cellular automata Markov model to simulate future land use change of a tropical basin

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

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 403-414

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.09

Abstract
  Predicting land use change is an indispensable aspect in identifying the best development and management of land resources and their potential. This study used certified land-use maps of 1997, 2006, and 2015 combined with ancillary data such as road networks, water bodies and slopes, obtained from the ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Hydrology and water resources
10. Surface runoff estimation in an upper watershed using geo-spatial based soil conservation service-curve number method

C.A. Odiji; O.M. Aderoju; M.C. Ekwe; D.T. Oje; J.O. Imhanfidon

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 415-428

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2020.03.10

Abstract
  Runoff assessment and estimation is crucial for watershed management as it provides information that is needed to expedite the course of watershed planning and development. The most commonly used model due to its simplicity and versatility in runoff estimation is the soil conservation service curve number ...  Read More