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  1. Content type: Research

    In recent years, attention has been drawn to radon gas as main risk factor for lung cancer. Radon is colourless, odourless and tasteless radioactive noble gas. To mitigate radon effects, water consume by popul...

    Authors: E Babatope Faweya, O Gabriel Olowomofe, H Taiwo Akande and T Adeniyi Adewumi

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:22

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    Assessment of soil loss rates is crucial to sustainably enhance the benefits of land resources and diminish the adverse impacts of land degradation thereby areas requiring immediate soil erosion management pra...

    Authors: Ebrahim Esa, Mohammed Assen and Asmamaw Legass

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:21

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    Soil erosion is one of the major causes for food insecurity, and environmental degradation in Ethiopia. To reduce erosion effects, soil and water conservation practices have been promoted at farm level and wat...

    Authors: Amanuel Bekele, Abebayehu Aticho and Endalkachew Kissi

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:20

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    The aim of this study is to evaluate the quality of soil for environment in terms of the spatial distribution patterns of some selected elements such as pH, total nitrogen (N2), sulfur (S), potassium (K), phospho...

    Authors: M. Farhad Howladar, Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Fakir Saleh Abdullah Anas and Fazal Md. Mohi Shine

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:19

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    Though soils in the study areas are characterized by higher iron and aluminum oxides, and low available P contents, study on P adsorption characteristics is limited. The purpose of this experiment was to evalu...

    Authors: Bereket Ayenew, Abi M. Tadesse, Kibebew Kibret and Asmare Melese

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:17

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  6. Content type: Research

    By the authors Janicke (IBJparticle, Eine Implementierung des Ausbreitungsmodells. Bericht IBB Janicke, 2000; AUSTAL2000, Programmbeschreibung, Dunum, 2002), Germany, for the calculation of the dispersion of air ...

    Authors: Rainer Schenk

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:16

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  7. Content type: Research

    Soil acidity and low availability of P are among the major problems limiting crop production in the highlands of Ethiopia. The current study was conducted to evaluate the distribution of chemical P forms and s...

    Authors: Bereket Ayenew, Abi M. Taddesse, Kibebew Kibret and Asmare Melese

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:15

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  8. Content type: Research

    Cd and Pb were the main pollution elements in Pb–Zn mining areas. Several studies have focused on heavy metal pollution and risk assessment in the Huize Pb–Zn mining area. In the present study, the soil aggreg...

    Authors: Yazhu Mi, Fangdong Zhan, Bo Li, Li Qin, Jixiu Wang, Yanqun Zu and Yuan Li

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:14

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  9. Content type: Research

    Droughts cause serious effects on the agricultural and agro-pastoral sector due to its heavy dependence on rainfall. Several studies on agricultural drought monitoring have been conducted in Africa in general ...

    Authors: Eskinder Gidey, Oagile Dikinya, Reuben Sebego, Eagilwe Segosebe and Amanuel Zenebe

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:13

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  10. Content type: Correction

    After publication of our article (Tellen and Yerima 2018) it came to our attention that we did not acknowledge that some sections of text and one figure (Fig. 11b) overlap with the Master’s Thesis of Albert Me...

    Authors: Valentine Asong Tellen and Bernard P. K. Yerima

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:12

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    The original article was published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:3

  11. Content type: Correction

    It was highlighted that in the original version of this article (Gashu and Gebre-Egziabher 2018) published on May 8th 2018, Fig. 2 appears twice and instead of Fig. 3. The correct version of Fig. 3, which show...

    Authors: Kassahun Gashu and Tegegne Gebre‑Egziabher

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:11

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    The original article was published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:8

  12. Content type: Research

    Tannery wastewater contains the most hazardous pollutants. Therefore, identifying potentially efficient, low-cost and locally available filter media as an adsorbent for the treatment of tannery wastewater is c...

    Authors: Mekonnen Birhanie Aregu, Seyoum Leta Asfaw and Mohammed Mazharuddin Khan

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:10

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  13. Content type: Research

    Geogenic and anthropogenic activities such as Artisanal and illegal gold mining continue to have negative impacts on the environment and river basins in China. This work studied the hydrogeochemical characteri...

    Authors: Noah Kyame Asare-Donkor, Japhet Opoku Ofosu and Anthony Apeke Adimado

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:9

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  14. Content type: Research

    The spatiotemporal analysis of urban land use/land cover change (LULCC) helps to understand the dynamics of the changing environment of green infrastructure (GI) on the basis of sustainable city development. T...

    Authors: Kassahun Gashu and Tegegne Gebre-Egziabher

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:8

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:11

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    Land use/cover and climate changes have a great influence on the hydrological processes in the watershed. The impacts of land use/cover and climate change are set to increase in the future due to the increased...

    Authors: Canute B. Hyandye, Abeyou Worqul, Lawrence W. Martz and Alfred N. N. Muzuka

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:7

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  16. Content type: Review

    As awareness of climate and environment issues increases and consumption habits change, new opportunities are opening up for the forest industry and wood construction to develop functional green solutions to m...

    Authors: Shankar Adhikari and Barbara Ozarska

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:6

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  17. Content type: Research

    Application of biochar has been suggested as a carbon (C) management strategy to sequester C and enhance soil quality. An incubation study was carried out to investigate the interactive effect of biochar and c...

    Authors: Daniel E. Dodor, Yahaya J. Amanor, Festus T. Attor, Thomas A. Adjadeh, Dora Neina and Michael Miyittah

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:5

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  18. Content type: Research

    Land use changes from natural ecosystems into managed ecosystems may have deleterious effects on soil structure and quality. This study characterise the soils under, and assesses the effects of different land ...

    Authors: Valentine Asong Tellen and Bernard P. K. Yerima

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:3

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:12

  19. Content type: Research

    Northern Ethiopian Highlands, including Guna-Tana watershed, have experienced profound natural resources degradation which are resulted from coupled natural and anthropogenic factors. To mitigate this problem,...

    Authors: Getachew Workineh Gella

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:2

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  20. Content type: Research

    This study aims to measure the output torque and analyze the exhaust elements of a small diesel engine that use the diesel fuel mixed with waste cooking oil to validate the driving and environmental characteri...

    Authors: Man Su Cho, Takashi Fukushima, Hyeon Tae Kim, Xiu Lun Wang and Kunio Sato

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:1

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  21. Content type: Research

    Soil and water conservation (SWC) has been implemented in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia since 1985. Besides this, the agricultural development strategy of the region which was derived from the national agricul...

    Authors: Solomon Hishe, James Lyimo and Woldeamlak Bewket

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:26

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  22. Content type: Research

    Riverbank erosion has both direct and indirect effects on human life and socio-economy of Bangladesh. The present study investigated the riverbank erosion hazard in study area, its impacts on local people and ...

    Authors: Mohammad Amir Hossain Bhuiyan, S. M. Didar-Ul Islam and Gausul Azam

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:25

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  23. Content type: Research

    Barapukuria coal mine which has been operating from 2002 is situated in such a location that is dependent on agriculture. Pollution from Coal mining poses a huge risk to the ecosystem and surrounding soil. So,...

    Authors: Md. Mustafizur Rahman, M. Farhad Howladar and Mohammed Omar Faruque

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:24

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  24. Content type: Research

    In Himalayas, particularly Jammu and Kashmir, where 85% of people depend on agriculture and allied sectors, 70% of agriculture is rain-fed. While the Himalayas, highly seismic, contribute highest in sediment t...

    Authors: Mohd Zeeshan, Mohd Azhar Ali, P. A. Azeez and Edita Baltrėnaite

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:22

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  25. Content type: Research

    The land use plays a crucial role for a particular watershed along with many other identified and accepted factors. Momentarily, land cover practices are unorganised in most river basins of Nepal. The study ai...

    Authors: Jay Krishna Thakur, Kapil Khanal and Kabita Poudyal

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:19

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  26. Content type: Research

    Land use/land cover (LU/LC) change is the challenging and continuous drivers of environment change. Understanding the rate and process of change is, therefore, basic for managing the environment. This study wa...

    Authors: Temesgen Gashaw, Taffa Tulu, Mekuria Argaw and Abeyou W. Worqlul

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:17

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  27. Content type: Research

    This study assessed the health and environmental impacts of artisanal gold mining in Ijesha-land, Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria. Fifty-four environmental samples were collected between 2011 and 2012 and ana...

    Authors: J. A. Awomeso, A. M. Taiwo, E. O. Dada and O. O. Ayantobo

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:18

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  28. Content type: Research

    Land resource management measures, such as soil bund, trench, check dams and plantation had been practiced in Melaka watershed, Ethiopia since 2010. The objective of this study is to assess the impact of above...

    Authors: Asnake Mekuriaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:16

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  29. Content type: Research

    The present study introduces an alternate tool of laboratory analysis named Soil Health Card (SHC) for soil quality monitoring and routine field observations by farmers.

    Authors: S. M. Didar-Ul Islam, Mohammad Amir Hossain Bhuiyan, Mohammad Mohinuzzaman, Md. Hassan Ali and Shaila Rahman Moon

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:15

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  30. Content type: Research

    Effectiveness of Rhizobium inoculation is determined by common bean genotypes. Environmental factors also affect common bean genotypes-Rhizobium-symbiosis. The effect of common bean genotypes-Rhizobium strains-en...

    Authors: Anteneh Argaw and Daniel Muleta

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:14

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  31. Content type: Research

    Pure water is an absolutely necessary component of the earth not only for life but also for sustainable socio-economic development of today’s civilization. The aim of this study was to analysis the quality of ...

    Authors: M. Farhad Howladar, Md. Abdullah Al Numanbakth and Mohammed Omar Faruque

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:13

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  32. Content type: Research

    Water quality problems are one of the manifestations of poverty and most developing countries including Ethiopia suffering a lot of health problems associated with consumption of contaminated water. Although c...

    Authors: Derara Chalchisa, Moa Megersa and Abebe Beyene

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:12

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  33. Content type: Research

    Elsewhere in other developing countries, and 85% of the Ethiopian population is living in rural part of the country and more than 90% of domestic energy source is dependent of traditional biofuel. Increase in ...

    Authors: Tesfa Worku, S. K. Tripathi and Deepak Khare

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:10

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  34. Content type: Research

    This paper presents a deep-dive examination of the cross-boundary data practices of natural resources and environmental scientists in the context of Virginia Tech’s institutional visioning and strategic develo...

    Authors: Yi Shen

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:9

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  35. Content type: Research

    Soil erosion in the Ethiopian highlands is considered to be one of the major problems threatening agricultural development and food security in the country. However, knowledge about the forces driving the long...

    Authors: Birhan Asmame Miheretu and Assefa Abegaz Yimer

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:7

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  36. Content type: Research

    This research was carried out from October 2013 to May 2014. Hippopotamus amphibious is a mammalian species distributed in different lakes and rivers where ecological requirements are fulfilled for its survival. ...

    Authors: Fentanesh Haile Buruso

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:6

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  37. Content type: Research

    Composting is one of the integrated waste management strategies used for the recycling of organic wastes into a useful product. Composting methods vary in duration of decomposition and potency of stability, ma...

    Authors: Tesfu Mengistu, Heluf Gebrekidan, Kibebew Kibret, Kebede Woldetsadik, Beneberu Shimelis and Hiranmai Yadav

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:5

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  38. Content type: Research

    Faecal matter biochar offers an interesting value proposition where the pyrolysis process guaranties a 100% pathogen elimination, as well as significant reduction in transport and storage weight and volume. Th...

    Authors: Desta Woldetsadik, Pay Drechsel, Bernd Marschner, Fisseha Itanna and Heluf Gebrekidan

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:2

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  39. Content type: Research

    The appropriate management of oil sand tailings requires a reduced environmental footprint of the waste containment facilities. This study models the short-term dewatering behavior of a 10 m deep deposit.

    Authors: John Owolagba and Shahid Azam

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:3

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  40. Content type: Research

    Soil erosion is among the most challenging and continuous environmental problems in the highlands of Ethiopia. This study was conducted in the Geleda watershed of the Blue Nile basin in the northwestern highla...

    Authors: Temesgen Gashaw, Taffa Tulu and Mekuria Argaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:1

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