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  1. The goal of this study is to investigate the impact of the topographic features of Mount Karanfil and its surroundings on the local climate. Mount Karanfil, located in the Mediterranean Basin, has a unique eco...

    Authors: Muhammed Çetin and Ali Meydan
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:1
  2. Changes in climate patterns are the main challenges being faced by the coffee and cocoa production systems, one of the key sources of livelihood for farmers in Togo’s humid dense forests zone, also known as “T...

    Authors: Afi Amen Christèle Attiogbé, Komla Elikplim Abotsi, Kossi Adjossou, Essi Nadège Parkoo, Kossi Adjonou and Kouami Kokou
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:31
  3. In recent years the quest for a circular economy approach and the upcycling of secondary raw materials have been pushed in the global political agenda. Increased interest has been taken by the recovery of mate...

    Authors: Lorna Anguilano, Uchechukwu Onwukwe, Aghis Dekhli, Susanna Venditti, Danny Aryani and Alan Reynolds
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:30
  4. As compared to natural forest ecosystems, soils under agroecosystems are more subjected to changes in physical and biochemical attributes. But, tree species that are retained and/or planted on these agroecosys...

    Authors: Gezahegn Kassa, Tamrat Bekele, Sebsebe Demissew and Tesfaye Abebe
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:29
  5. One of the significant sources of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions is the road transportation sector. These emissions are worsened by driving behaviors and network conditions. It is common knowledge ...

    Authors: Zelalem Birhanu Biramo and Anteneh Afework Mekonnen
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:28
  6. Globally, hydroclimatic variables have been changed due to human activities and have an impact on agricultural production and water resource management. This study investigated the spatio-temporal variability ...

    Authors: Meaza Kassahun Zegeye, Kassahun Ture Bekitie and Dessie Nedaw Hailu
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:27
  7. Understanding the yearly, seasonal, monthly, and weekly rainfall variability is crucial for improved agricultural practice in Ethiopia, where agriculture depends on rainfall. In particular, knowledge of rainfa...

    Authors: Hailu Regassa Bedane, Kassahun Ture Beketie, Eyasu Elias Fantahun, Gudina Legese Feyisa and Fikre Abiko Anose
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:26
  8. Heterogeneous photocatalysts have been widely used for the removal of various organic pollutants from wastewater. The main challenge so far resides in the sustainability of the process, with regard to the synt...

    Authors: Jean Bedel Batchamen Mougnol, Frans Waanders, Seteno Karabo Obed Ntwampe, Elvis Fosso-Kankeu and Ali Rashed Al Alili
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:25
  9. Temperature variability may have direct and indirect impacts on the environments of the Accra and Kumasi Metropolises in Ghana. This study analysed temperature and trends in temperature in both cities using in...

    Authors: Bernard Fosu Frimpong, Addo Koranteng and Frank Molkenthin
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:24
  10. Studying Libo-kemkem Woreda households’ perceptions and responses to climate change and variability was the primary focus of this study. A cross-sectional and primary data collection method was used in this st...

    Authors: Tesfa Tilahun Megabia, Zerihun Yohannes Amare and Abraham M. Asmare
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:23
  11. Land use-land cover change (LULCC) resulting from anthropogenic activities has been one of the major causes of loss of biodiversity globally. Thus, understanding the dynamics of such LULCC, especially within p...

    Authors: Temesgen Yadeta, Zewdu Kelkay Tessema, Fanuel Kebede, Girma Mengesha and Addisu Asefa
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:21
  12. Soil erosion accelerated by human activities is a critical challenge affecting soil health, agricultural productivity, food security and environmental sustainability in the highlands of Ethiopia. The aim of th...

    Authors: Nigussie Yeneneh, Eyasu Elias and Gudina Legese Feyisa
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:20
  13. Pressures on limited resources of water and energy in agriculture forced researchers to look for alternative approaches towards the solutions integrating the resources. Since the development of the water–energ...

    Authors: Yusuf Kedir, Belete Berhanu and Tena Alamirew
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:17
  14. Vetiver grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides L. Roberty) is one of the most studied and applied species in soil bioengineering techniques all over the world, but there are technical information related to its root syst...

    Authors: Francisco Sandro Rodrigues Holanda, Luiz Diego Vidal Santos, Alceu Pedrotti, Renisson Neponuceno de Araújo Filho, Lucas Resmini Sartor, Valter Rubens Alcantara Santos-Sobrinho, Rayssa Juliane Souza de Jesus, Priscila Angel de Oliveira Silva and Keila Maria Araújo Andrade
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:16
  15. Excess accumulation of heavy metals in frequently consumed food (e.g., vegetables, fruits) is a serious threat to human health. The concentration of heavy metals in four root vegetables and five leafy vegetabl...

    Authors: Romana Sultana, Rahamat Ullah Tanvir, Kazi Albab Hussain, Afrose Sultana Chamon and Md. Nadiruzzaman Mondol
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:15
  16. Artisanal gold mining has been one of the major contributors to soil pollution. These types of soil have potential environmental implications and varying degrees of health risk due to agricultural product cult...

    Authors: Aminu Darma, Sani Ibrahim, Ali Sani, Peiman Zandi and Jianjun Yang
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:14
  17. Ethiopian government is investing in a wide range of pro-poor sectors but the economic effects of public investment widely vary across sectors. With a limited public resource, public investment across sectors ...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Abdulsemed Mosa
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:13
  18. Public space development is important for the socio-economic and ecological conditions of cities. This study evaluated the publicness of riversides as public space development on the Kebena River in Addis Abab...

    Authors: Abebe Getachew, Kalkidan Asnake and Hayal Desta
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:12
  19. Land use, land cover, and climate change impacts are current global challenges that are affecting many sectors, like agricultural production, socio-economic development, water quality, and causing land fragmen...

    Authors: John Peter Obubu, Robinson Odong, Tena Alamerew, Tadesse Fetahi and Seyoum Mengistou
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:11
  20. For sustainable climate hazard management, climate information at the local level is crucial for developing countries like Ethiopia, which has an exceptionally low adaptive capacity to changes in climate. As a...

    Authors: Mezgebu Mewded, Adane Abebe, Seifu Tilahun and Zeleke Agide
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:10
  21. Nitrate contamination of groundwater often occurs in urban and industrial areas due to point and non-point sources of anthropological activities. Groundwater constitutes a a significant portion of the water su...

    Authors: Samuel B. Alamne, Tewodros T. Assefa, Sisay A. Belay and Misbah A. Hussein
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:8
  22. Drought is a recurrent phenomenon emerging from an inter-annual and intra-seasonal deficit of water across the atmosphere-to-aquifer continuum and these events are reported to be very severe in regions of Ethi...

    Authors: Estifanos Lemma, Shruti Upadhyaya and Raaj Ramsankaran
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:7
  23. One of the common toxic compound groups in crude oils are the polycyclic aromatic sulfur heterocycles (PASHs) and their related alkylated forms (APASHs). Unlike commonly investigated polycyclic aromatic hydroc...

    Authors: Taylor Filewood, Honoria Kwok, Pamela Brunswick, Jeffrey Yan, Jessica E. Ollinik, Christopher Cote, Marcus Kim, Graham van Aggelen, Caren C. Helbing and Dayue Shang
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:6
  24. Modeling the current distribution and predicting suitable habitats of threatened species support proper planning processes for conservation and restoration. The aim of this study was thus to model the actual d...

    Authors: Birhane Gebrehiwot Tesfamariam, Berhan Gessesse and Farid Melgani
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:4
  25. Drought is one of the leading destructive natural disasters adversely affecting natural resources and livelihoods. Thus, this study evaluated the spatial and temporal meteorological drought characteristics and...

    Authors: Fikru Abiko Anose, Kassahun Ture Beketie, Tadesse Terefe Zeleke, Desalegn Yayeh Ayal, Gudina Legese Feyisa and Bereket Tesfaye Haile
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:9

  26. Understanding the climate variability at local scale could help suggest local adaptation responses to manage climate associated risks. This paper analyzed the variability and trend of climate in semi-arid Bora...

    Authors: Mitiku Adisu Worku, Gudina Legese Feyisa and Kassahun Ture Beketie
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:2
  27. Urban flood susceptibility evaluation (FSE) can utilize empirical and rational procedures to focus on the urban flood evaluation using physical coefficients and land-use change ratios. The main aim of the pres...

    Authors: Elham Heidari, Amir Mahmoudzadeh and Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:41
  28. Low soil fertility and reduced seasonal rainfall contribute to low potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) yield in Kenya. Nitrogen (N) deficiency is the major problem facing by the smallholder farmers of Kenya due to lack...

    Authors: Felix Satognon, Seth F. O. Owido and Joyce J. Lelei
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:38
  29. The increasing oil demand and busy waterways highlight the importance of oil spill preparedness and responses. Dispersants attract attention as an effective response tool to manage the impacts of major spill i...

    Authors: Francois Merlin, Zhiwen Zhu, Min Yang, Bing Chen, Kenneth Lee, Michel C. Boufadel, Lisa Isaacman and Baiyu Zhang
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:37
  30. Detailed field surveys and geotechnical evaluation of soils in Iguosa and its environs, Southern Nigeria, were undertaken to determine the root causes, mechanisms, and impacts of landslides and gully erosion. ...

    Authors: Godwin Okumagbe Aigbadon, Azuka Ocheli and Ernest Orji Akudo
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:36
  31. Rainfall is the key contributor to provide soil moisture for wet season rice (T. Aman) cultivation. Erratic rainfall often causes water shortage resulting negative impact on plant growth and grain yield. The s...

    Authors: Md. Belal Hossain, Debjit Roy, Mir Nurul Hasan Mahmud, Priya Lal Chandra Paul, Mst. Shetara Yesmin and Palash Kumar Kundu
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:34
  32. High-strength wastewater defined by elevated levels of hazardous pollutants measured in BOD, heavy metals, nutrients and other toxic substances. This kind of wastewater discharged to water body without treatme...

    Authors: Mekonnen Birhanie Aregu, Seyoum Leta Asfaw and Mohammed Mazharuddin Khan
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:33
  33. Understanding the dependence of ecological land and dynamics of the human-nature-coupled landscape is crucial for urban ecosystem resilience. In this study, we characterized and compared the Spatio-temporal re...

    Authors: Mekonnen Amberber Degefu, Mekuria Argaw, Gudina Legese Feyisa and Sileshi Degefa
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:32
  34. Microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology is a promising sustainable future energy source with a renewable and abundant substrate. MFC critical drawbacks are anode surface area limitations and electrochemical loss....

    Authors: Tesfalem Atnafu and Seyoum Leta
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:31
  35. Biofilm communities on intertidal mudflats are recognized as major producers of nutrients, especially fatty acids. The rising threats posed by both climatic and anthropogenic stressors increase the necessity o...

    Authors: Jessica E. Ollinik, Candice C. Chua, Pamela Brunswick, Robert W. Elner, Oxana Blajkevitch, Marcus Kim, Graham van Aggelen, Mark C. Drever and Dayue Shang
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:30
  36. Azo dye effluents cause severe pollution problems in soil and water and affect their flora and fauna throughout the world. The combination of dye degrading bacteria in the gut of freshwater fish has been consi...

    Authors: A. Sankaranarayanan, S. Karthikeyan, Anoop Markande and Abhishek Sharma
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:29
  37. Assessing soil erosion, sediment yield and sediment retention capacity of watersheds is one of the under-researched areas in watersheds of developing countries like Lake Hawassa watershed. The study examined s...

    Authors: Arega Degife, Hailu Worku and Shumete Gizaw
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:28
  38. Land restoration programs in Tigray, also called integrated watershed management (IWM) practices, were implemented by the government and non–governmental organizations since 1980s. These practices aimed at rev...

    Authors: Tirhas Gebregergs, Kassa Teka, Gebeyehu Taye, Eskinder Gidey and Oagile Dikinya
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:27
  39. Ghana’s agriculture sector has contributed significantly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the past decades even though there has been persistent decline of about 12.8% in the last 7 years. It...

    Authors: Jacob Ankamah, Theophilus Tweneboah Kodua and Mary Addae
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2021 10:26