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  1. Content type: Research

    The Three Gorges Reservoir (TGR) has been facing deteriorated water quality issues since the construction of the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) in 1994. However, no previous studies have used a simulation-optimization...

    Authors: Zheng Wang, Shuiyuan Cheng, Lei Liu, Xiurui Guo, Yuan Chen, Cuihong Qin, Ruixia Hao, Jin Lu and Jijun Gao

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:5

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    Labeling of carbon foot-prints (CFPs) for products and services is regarded as a convenient and effective method for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Life cycle analysis (LCA) is a useful tool for exam...

    Authors: Wencong Yue, Yanpeng Cai, Qiangqiang Rong, Lei Cao and Xumei Wang

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:4

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    In the process of decision making to combat heavy metals pollution, it is essential to have accurate quantitative information about heavy metals and their pollution hot-spots. The main purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Alireza Soffianian, Elham Sadat Madani and Mahnaz Arabi

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:3

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    Anthropological activities could lead to various land use changes. This subsequently exerts impacts on the Ecological status as the land is the carrier of Ecosystems and their services. Ecosystem Services Valu...

    Authors: Jin Si, Fuzhan Nasiri, Peng Han and Tianhong Li

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:2

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    Based on the monthly data of river runoff and major ion contents of the mainstream of the Yellow River during the period of 1956–2009, the effects of climate change on the trends of water quantity and major io...

    Authors: Qiong Wu and Xinghui Xia

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2014 3:1

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    This paper provides an advance numerical algorithm to solve both ordinary and partial differential equations of surface water quality models. It uses finite difference methods and structures explicit or implic...

    Authors: Lei Jin, Aili Yang, Li Wang and Haiyan Fu

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:11

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    Environmental decisions can be complex because of the inherent trade-offs among environmental, social, ecological, and economic factors. This paper presents a novel hybrid fuzzy stochastic analytical hierarchy...

    Authors: Liang Jing, Bing Chen, Baiyu Zhang and Hongxuan Peng

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:10

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    Water transparency is one indicator of water quality. High water transparency is an indication of clean water. A common method for measuring water transparency is Secchi depth. In this paper, we present an app...

    Authors: Timo Toivanen, Sampsa Koponen, Ville Kotovirta, Matthieu Molinier and Peng Chengyuan

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:9

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    Sustainable management of mine waste tailings during operation, closure, and reclamation requires a clear understanding of modeling the large-strain consolidation behaviour of these loose and toxic slurries. A...

    Authors: Maki Ito and Shahid Azam

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:7

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    The purpose of this work was to demonstrate an approach to groundwater remedial design that is automated, cost-effective, and broadly applicable to contaminated aquifers in different geologic settings. The app...

    Authors: Larry M Deschaine, Theodore P Lillys and János D Pintér

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:6

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    Soil salinity is a critical environmental problem in many countries around the world especially the arid and semi-arid countries like South Africa. The problem has great impact on soil fertility which in turns...

    Authors: George M Ochieng, Olumuyiwa I Ojo, Fredrick AO Otieno and Beason Mwaka

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:4

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    The management of the health of urban lake systems is often reactive and is instigated in response to poor aesthetic quality or physicochemical measurements, rather than from an overall assessment of ecosystem...

    Authors: Aaron N Wiegand, Christopher Walker, Peter F Duncan, Anne Roiko and Neil Tindale

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:3

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    This paper examines a serious issue - whether future generations of utility should be discounted. The issue is of vital importance because future generations will never have the opportunity to reveal their pre...

    Authors: Masayuki Otaki

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2013 2:1

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    The Graph Model for Conflict Resolution methodology is used to formally investigate the nuclear power dispute that took place in the Canadian province of Ontario in order to obtain strategic insights into its ...

    Authors: Motahareh Armin, Keith W Hipel and Mitali De

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2012 1:11

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    Air pollution represents non uniform trends particularly in dense urban areas which arises the necessity for pollution monitoring at finer resolution. Since recent advancements in electrochemical technology ha...

    Authors: Jahangir Ikram, Amer Tahir, Hasanat Kazmi, Zonia Khan, Rabi Javed and Usama Masood

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2012 1:10

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    Entropy is a measure of uncertainty and dispersion associated with a random variable. Several goodness-of-fit tests based on entropy are available in literature and the entropy been widely used in many applica...

    Authors: Amer Ibrahim Al-Omari and Abdul Haq

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2012 1:8

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    The availability and reliability of wind power depend largely on current and future climate conditions, which may vary in the context of climate change. A high resolution regional climate model (PRECIS) was us...

    Authors: Yao Yao, Gordon H Huang and Qianguo Lin

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2012 1:2

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    Electric generating capacity expansion has been always an essential way to handle the electricity shortage, meanwhile, greenhouse-gas (GHG) emission, especially CO2, from electric power systems becomes crucial co...

    Authors: XQ Wang, GH Huang and QG Lin

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2012 1:1

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