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  1. Content type: Research

    Mercury (Hg) used in gold amalgamation is a major source of contamination in developing countries. The present study evaluates the concentrations of total mercury in water, sediment and fish from the Ankobra a...

    Authors: Noah Kyame Asare-Donkor and Anthony Apeke Adimado

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2016 5:5

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    Short term current prediction for operational purposes is commonly carried out with the help of numerical ocean circulation models. The numerical models have advantage that they are based on the physics of the...

    Authors: Dauji Saha, M. C. Deo, Sudheer Joseph and Kapilesh Bhargava

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2016 5:4

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    Air quality is well recognized as a contributing factor for various physical phenomena and as a public health risk factor. Consequently, there is a need for an accurate way to measure the level of exposure to...

    Authors: Shai Moshenberg, Uri Lerner and Barak Fishbain

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:26

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    To identify and quantify the impact of climate change on socio-economic sectors and ecosystems, many global studies have been carried out and policy changes for mitigation and adaptation were recommended. Howe...

    Authors: Solomon Addisu, Yihenew G. Selassie, Getachew Fissha and Birhanu Gedif

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:25

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    The global changes that are currently threatening the natural environment demand appropriate answers and solutions by the environmental science community. The increasing amount of heterogeneous data—Big Data—n...

    Authors: Denisa Rodila, Nicolas Ray and Dorian Gorgan

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:23

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    This retrospective study was aimed to examine the distribution of some physicochemical parameters and its health impact in selected drinking water sources of Ethiopia. The study used 983 water samples collecte...

    Authors: Zinabu Assefa Alemu, Kirubel Tesfaye Teklu, Tsigereda Assefa Alemayehu, Kifle Habte Balcha and Sisay Derso Mengesha

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:22

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    Nitrogen is the most limiting nutrient for crop growth and development; and as in most soils of Ethiopia, the soils of the study area are deficient in nitrogen. Therefore, the objective of this research was to...

    Authors: Yihenew G. Selassie

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:21

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    Groundwater quality is among the most important environmental issues as a result of heavy metals contamination from anthropogenic sources. Concentrations of heavy metals in hand-dug wells from Ejisu-Juaben Mun...

    Authors: Thomas Kwame Boateng, Francis Opoku, Samuel Osafo Acquaah and Osei Akoto

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:18

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    Land degradation and unsustainable management practices have resulted in soil organic carbon and nutrient depletion, hydrological instability, reduced primary productivity, and low biological diversity. In res...

    Authors: Fantaw Yimer, Getachew Alemu and Abdu Abdelkadir

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:17

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    Historically human being exist in harmony with their environment. However, the current rapid urbanization, industrialization and expansion of different economic activities were lead to contamination of environ...

    Authors: Getachew Demie

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:15

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Recent advances in microbial ecology are providing unprecedented opportunities to test Baas Becking’s oft-cited “everything is everywhere, environment selects” axiom. A number of recent studies have brought t...

    Authors: Jason Raymond and Eric B Alsop

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:14

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Surface water represents significant source of fresh water for irrigation and drinking purposes and therefore preserving the availability and quality of this resource is extremely important. Surface water samp...

    Authors: Noah Kyame Asare-Donkor, Edward Ebow Kwaansa-Ansah, Francis Opoku and Anthony Apeke Adimado

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:12

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Due to common bean derives lower nitrogen (N) from symbiotic N2-fixation, it requires N either from inorganic fertilizer or soil N. Field experiments were conducted at four locations to evaluate the effect of Rhi...

    Authors: Anteneh Argaw and Ayele Akuma

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:11

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  14. Content type: Research article

    In Central Rift Valley (CRV) of Ethiopia, renewable land resources are under pressure. Acacia woodland clearance, frequent cultivation, crop residue removal and mono-cropping are among the major land mis-manageme...

    Authors: Gurmessa Biyensa, Ambachew Demissie and Bekele Lemma

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:10

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Unsafe and non-productive disposal of food waste pollutes the environment. Biodegradable food wastes have been composted and applied to soil as an amendment to improve the soil properties and fertility while i...

    Authors: Kebede Wolka and Bezashwork Melaku

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:9

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    “habitat classification models” are invaluable tools for species conservation, land-use planning, reserve design, and meta-population assessments, particularly at broad spatial scales”. Globally, there are at ...

    Authors: Khaled Allam Harhash, Mohmmed Talaat El-Henawy, Haitham Farouk Abdel Fattah and Mohammed Sameh Antar

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:8

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    The Ethiopian government has been implementing watershed management mainly through public campaign work. However, its effects have not been evaluated in many micro-watersheds. This study evaluates watershed ma...

    Authors: Kebede Wolka Wolancho

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:6

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    Increased flooding and newly formed rills and gullies were observed in the Cheleleka wetland watershed, over the past three to five years. These events are due to problems related to land use changes and are a...

    Authors: Kebede Wolka, Habitamu Tadesse, Efrem Garedew and Fantaw Yimer

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:5

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    Nonlinear relationships are common in the environmental discipline. Spreadsheet packages such as Microsoft Excel come with an add-on for nonlinear regression, but parameter uncertainty estimates are not yet av...

    Authors: Wei Hu, Jing Xie, Henry Wai Chau and Bing Cheng Si

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:4

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Land degradation is one of the major threats to food security and natural resources conservation Zikre watershed. The objective of the study was to investigate the effects of land use types, management practic...

    Authors: Yihenew G Selassie, Fentanesh Anemut and Solomon Addisu

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2015 4:3

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Algal mass occurrences are one of the most distinguishing effects of eutrophication in lakes and the coastal waters of the Baltic Sea. Algal bloom occurrence in water bodies varies greatly in terms of both spa...

    Authors: Ville Kotovirta, Timo Toivanen, Marko Järvinen, Matti Lindholm and Kari Kallio

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:24

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The widespread land degradation in Ethiopia has necessitated extensive soil and water conservation interventions over the last four decades. Despite these the degradation of land continues. The conservation in...

    Authors: Ahmed Amdihun, Ephrem Gebremariam, Lisa-Maria Rebelo and Gete Zeleke

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:23

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    Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) has one of the highest waste disposal rates in Canada and it has 200 small communities without access to central composting facilities. During Municipal solid waste (MSW) compost...

    Authors: Khoshrooz Kazemi, Baiyu Zhang, Leonard M Lye and Weiyun Lin

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:22

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    The aim of this work is to propose a new river water quality index using fuzzy logic. The proposed fuzzy index combines quality indicators’ prescribed thresholds extracted mainly from the Moroccan and the Queb...

    Authors: Asmaa Mourhir, Tajjeeddine Rachidi and Mohammed Karim

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:21

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  25. Content type: Research Article

    With the characteristics of low pollution and low energy consumption, the magnetohydrodynamics has made widely attention. This paper provides the standard energy method to solve the magnetohydrodynamic equatio...

    Authors: Qing Chen and Zhong Tan

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:20

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Energy system management is an important tool for regional energy and environmental development, and many parameters and their interrelationships in energy-environmental management model appear complexity and ...

    Authors: Wei Li, Xiaoyu Liu, Guanzhong Sun, Ling Ji and Guohe Huang

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:18

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Traditional and indigenous communities in India are of the religious belief that medicinal groves and plants are sacred in nature. Sacred groves (SGs) are patches of trees on forest land that are protected com...

    Authors: Laxman Singh Kandari, Vinod Kumar Bisht, Meenakshi Bhardwaj and Ashok Kumar Thakur

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:16

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  28. Content type: Review

    Waste management problems are subject to uncertainties presented as intervals, random variables and/or fuzzy sets. During the past 20 years, inexact programming methods have been developed and applied increasi...

    Authors: Wei Sun, Chunjiang An, Gongchen Li and Ying Lv

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:15

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    The integrative assessment of responses to environmental disturbance simultaneously considering multiple taxonomic groups or guilds has become increasingly important in ecological monitoring. The most common s...

    Authors: Melanie Mueller, Joachim Pander and Juergen Geist

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:12

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    In this study, we applied the geostatistical modeling to analyze an oil field. The reservoir properties, thickness, porosity and permeability, were studied. Data analysis tools, such as histogram, scatter plot...

    Authors: Shan Zhao, Yang Zhou, Mengyuan Wang, Xiaying Xin and Fang Chen

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:7

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