CASE STUDY Health, safety and environment (HSE)
1. Forecasting epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 using ARIMA model (Case study: Iran)

T.T. Tran; L.T. Pham; Q.X. Ngo

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 1-10

  Currently, the pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus, namely severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is one of the most serious issues worldwide. SARS-CoV-2 was first observed in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019; this disease has been rapidly spreading worldwide. Iran was the ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Health, safety and environment (HSE)
2. Outbreak prediction of covid-19 in most susceptible countries

D. Yadav; H. Maheshwari; U. Chandra

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 11-20

  Origin of the coronavirus was the seafood market of Wuhan city, Hubei province in China. The cases of someone suffering from COVID-19 can be traced back to the end of December 2019 in China. This is the most infectious disease and spread worldwide within three months after the first case reported. The ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Solid waste management
3. Statistical analysis and characteristics of hospital medical waste under novel Coronavirus outbreak

H.A. Abu-Qdais; M.A. Al-Ghazo; E.M. Al-Ghazo

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 21-30

  One of thesources of infection as a result of coronavirus disease treatment is the medical waste generated during the health care activities. Since the registration of the first infected case of coronavirus in Jordan the daily number of patients fluctuated from as low as zero to as high as 40 with a ...  Read More

SHORT COMMUNICATION Environmental science
4. The effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the air environment in India

N. Gupta; A. Tomar; V. Kumar

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 31-40

  COVID-19 is a huge tragedy for the world community. Everything in the world is affected due to this pandemic right from economy to resources where the economy of major countries of the world are facing recession and resources are surplus with no takers at all. The measures to contain COVID-19 pandemic ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Solid waste management
5. 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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental risk assessment and management
6. 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

CASE STUDY Environmental modeling
7. Impact of COVID-19 large scale restriction on environment and economy in Indonesia

R.E. Caraka; Y. Lee; R. Kurniawan; R. Herliansyah; P.A. Kaban; B.I. Nasution; P.U. Gio; R.C. Chen; T. Toharudin; B. Pardamean

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 65-84

  COVID-19 has a severe and widespread impact, especially in Indonesia. COVID-19 was first reported in Indonesia on March 03, 2020 then rapidly spread to all 34  provinces by April 09, 2020.  Since then, COVID-19 is declared a state of national disaster and health emergency. This research analyzes ...  Read More

SHORT COMMUNICATION Air pollution control and management
8. Statistical evaluation of selected air quality parameters influenced by COVID-19 lockdown

M.H. Masum; S.K. Pal

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 85-94

  Air pollution has become a serious concern for its potential health hazard, however, often got less attention in developing countries, like Bangladesh. It is expected that worldwide lockdown due to COVID-19 widespread cause reduction in environmental pollution in particularly the air pollution: however, ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental health and ecotoxicology
9. The system dynamic model of the labor migrant policy in economic growth affected by COVID-19

S. Kozlovskyi; D. Bilenko; M. Kuzheliev; R. Lavrov; V. Kozlovskyi; H. Mazur; A. Taranych

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 95-106

  At the end of 2019, the new virus called Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) spread widely from China all over the world. In March 2020 the World Health Organization declared a new virus outbreak as “a global pandemic”, and recommended social distancing and quarantine. Most countries in Europe ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban and built environmental management
10. The spatial and temporal pattern of COVID-19 and its effect on humans’ development in China

X. Xie; E.Y. Naminse; S. Liu; Q. Yi

Volume 6, Special Issue (Covid-19) , 2020, Pages 107-118

  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been identified as the main cause of the outbreak of the respiratory disease in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China in December 2019. Since then, the epidemic has spread rapidly throughout China and many other countries in the world. This study, therefore, examines ...  Read More