ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Management
1. Using a sharing-platform to prevent a new outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in rural areas

V. G. Shcherbak; I. Gryshchenko; L. Ganushchak-Yefimenko; O. Nifatova; V. Tkachuk; T. Kostiuk; V. Hotra

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 155-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A new wave of Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the epidemiological situation in Ukraine. This caused the need to tighten quarantine measures that have been introduced since 31.08.2020. The conducted analysis showed that there are 3 groups of technologies for digital contact tracing: ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Engineering
2. Prioritization of the effective factors in reducing energy consumption in a residential building using computer simulation

N. Amani; F. Tirgar Fakheri; K. Safarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 171-184

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: According to the latest energy balance sheets, the average energy consumption in the residential sector of Iran is about 41% of the total energy consumption in the country. Increasing the energy efficiency of buildings can decrease the annual energy consumption in the residential ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Management
3. Biodegradable mulch as microclimate modification effort for improving the growth of horenso; Spinacia oleracea L.

A. Iriany; F. Hasanah; D. Roeswitawati; M.F. Bela

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 185-196

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Increasing global temperature imposes large risks to food security globally and regionally. Besides, adaptation effort on cultivation practices, such as mulching, is urgent to overcome environmental problem due to certain material used, commonly plastic that is not biodegradable. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Science
4. Dıscrete-tıme dynamıc water qualıty ındex model ın coastal water

H. Hapoğlu; Ş. Camcıoğlu; B. Özyurt; P. Yildirim; L. Balas

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 197-210

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: It is important to develop dynamic water quality index software that reflected accurately the state of enclosed coastal water quality. This study explored water quality index model software including the third-order and daily based discrete-time transfer function in Simulink-MATLAB ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Management
5. Fuel wastage and pollution due to road toll booth

A. Jaiswal; C. Samuel

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 211-224

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The study provides an assessment of fuel wastage, particulate matter particles pollution, and noise pollution at three toll booths near district Varanasi, India. The objective of the study is to analyze the effects of vehicle idling conditions on road tolls in terms of pollution ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Management
6. Two-dimensional flood model for risk exposure analysis of land use/land cover in a watershed

G. R. Puno; R. C. Puno; I. V. Maghuyop

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 225-238

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The study involved developing a two-dimensional flood model to analyze the risk exposure of land use/land cover based on the generated flood hazard maps for the six return period scenarios in the Solana watershed.METHODS: The approach consisted of applying hydrologic and hydraulic ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Engineering
7. 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 , Spring 2021, Pages 239-258

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.07

Abstract
  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

CASE STUDY Environmental Engineering
8. Solid waste management system for small island developing states

J. G. Weekes; J. C. Musa Wasil; K. Malave Llamas; C. Morales Agrinzoni

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 259-272

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Solid waste management which entails the generation, storage, collection, transportation, processing, treatment and disposal of waste products is regarded as a challenge to many countries worldwide. The focus and methods vary in all territories given the wide range of factors ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Environmental Science
9. Residual organochlorine pesticide contaminants profile in fish and sediment from a dam

N.J. Mensah; S. Antwi-Akomeah; E.J.D. Belford; G.E. Sebiawu; R. Aabeyir

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 273-286

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The vulnerability of the Sankana dam to organochlorine pesticide contamination is a major cause for concern. Indigenes rely on the dam for drinking water and irrigation of their farmlands as well as for fish and other aquatic delicacies. Virtually there exists no study on the ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Environmental Engineering
10. Increasing resident participation in waste management through intrinsic factors cultivation

. Sunarti; J.H. Tjakraatmadja; A. Ghazali; B. Rahardyan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 287-316

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.02.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:  Resident participation in waste management is essential to overcome waste problems effectively. In many developing countries, the local government has been struggling to encourage resident involvement in the waste management process, but the participation rate is still ...  Read More