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  1. The problem of soil quality degradation has been becoming more severe in the highlands of Ethiopia due to soil erosion; land use and land cover change, and poor land management. The level of soil quality degra...

    Authors: Nigussie Yeneneh, Eyasu Elias and Gudina Legese Feyisa
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2024 13:7
  2. This research aimed at evaluation of a given land resource suitable for selected rain fed crops production (malt barley, wheat and teff) in Ambesh watershed. It also quantified suitable land and classified int...

    Authors: Simeneh Gedefaw Abate and Mihret Bizuye Anteneh
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2024 13:6
  3. Eucalyptus globulus is a species endemic to southeastern Australia. It has naturalized non-native ranges in other parts of Australia, Europe, Africa, and the western United States. This study is the first of its ...

    Authors: Gemechis B. Mosisa, Nega Tassie and Motuma Adula
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2024 13:4
  4. Extreme hydrological events, like floods and droughts, exert considerable effects on both human and natural systems. The frequency, intensity, and duration of these events are expected to change due to climate...

    Authors: Shimelash Molla Kassaye, Tsegaye Tadesse, Getachew Tegegne and Aster Tesfaye Hordofa
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2024 13:2
  5. Fertilisers and pesticides are increasingly used in agriculture to improve productivity and protect crops from fungi and insects. However, these farm inputs may lead to adverse effects on aquatic biodiversity ...

    Authors: Joel Onyango, J. J. A. van Bruggen, Nzula Kitaka, John Simaika and Kenneth Irvine
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2024 13:1
  6. Atmospheric particles have been significantly affecting urban air quality and urban-oriented living in an increasing share of the population in Bangladesh. This study assessed the concentration of PM1.0, PM2.5, a...

    Authors: Jobaer Ahmed Saju, Quazi Hamidul Bari, Kazi A. B. M. Mohiuddin and Vladimir Strezov
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:42
  7. Climate models are basic tools to obtain reliable estimates of future climate change and its effects on the water resources and agriculture in given basin. However, all climate models are not equally valuable ...

    Authors: Meaza Kassahun, Kassahun Ture and Dessie Nedaw
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:41
  8. Effective urban planning and management rely on accurate land cover mapping, which can be achieved through the combination of remote sensing data and machine learning algorithms. This study aimed to explore an...

    Authors: Shimelis Sishah Dagne, Hurgesa Hundera Hirpha, Addisu Teshome Tekoye, Yeshambel Barko Dessie and Adane Addis Endeshaw
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:40
  9. Savannas are characterized by the co-occurrence of two different plant life forms: grasses and trees. Herbivory plays a major role in the balance between grasses and trees in savanna ecosystems. The present st...

    Authors: Siviwe Odwa Malongweni and Johan van Tol
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:38
  10. Ceramic water filters (CWFs) are point-of-use devices mostly used in developing countries as a result of their effectiveness in the treatment of household water. However, there is a dearth of knowledge on the ...

    Authors: Ohene B. Apea, Bennet Edem Akorley, Emmanuel O. Oyelude and Boateng Ampadu
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:37
  11. Five (5) winter wheat genotypes were evaluated based on the Normalized Difference Vegetative Index (NDVI) under irrigation and rainfed conditions. A randomized complete block design in a split-plot arrangement...

    Authors: Tumaini Erasto Robert Mazengo, Zhongying Guo, Xiaoying Liu, Yingnan Wu, Yuzhong Li and Catherine Gwandu
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:36
  12. Qanats, as traditional and intelligent water infrastructures, have garnered attention across various scientific disciplines. However, a comprehensive, holistic view of Qanats remains elusive. This study aims t...

    Authors: Samira Abedi, Mojtaba Ansari, Mahdi Haghighatbin and Seyed Amir Mansouri
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:35
  13. A faecal sludge (FS) co-composting study assessed the extent of consistency in compost characteristics between and within batches. The study focused on the consistency of the co-composting process by measuring...

    Authors: Eric Gbenatey Nartey, Ruben Sakrabani, Sean Tyrrel and Olufunke Cofie
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:33

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:39

  14. Urban sprawl is a global phenomenon that has resulted in a substantial impact on ecosystem services. This study assessed how land use changes have affected the ecosystem services in Dhaka and Gazipur districts...

    Authors: Raihan Sorker, Mohammad Wahidur Khan, Alamgir Kabir and Nowshin Nawar
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:32
  15. Dam failures have severe consequences on human life and property. In the case of an earth filled Kibimba Dam located in Eastern Uganda, the occurrence of a flood equal to or larger than the probable maximum fo...

    Authors: Moses Kiwanuka, Cyrus Chelangat, Ambrose Mubialiwo, Francis Joel Lay, Ayubu Mugisha, Webster Joel Mbujje and Hosea Eridadi Mutanda
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:31

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:34

  16. Khulna is the 3rd largest city corporation in Bangladesh that produces 450 tons of Municipal solid waste (MSW) per day and dumps the waste in the Rajbandh open dump site. The main focus of this study is to det...

    Authors: K. M. Pangkaj, I. M. Rafizul, E. Kraft and S. Berner
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:30
  17. Groundwater is one of the world’s most important sources of fresh drinking water. Various contaminants mix with groundwater and alter its natural composition, such as arsenic. This study aimed to ascertain the...

    Authors: Md. Nazrul Islam, Md. Inzamul Haque and Md. Anik Hossain
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:29
  18. Many ixodid species on the South Texas coastal plain can transmit pathogens to their hosts. Substantial areas are dominated by gulf cordgrass, Spartina spartinae (Trin.) Merr. ex Hitch. The S. spartinae habitat w...

    Authors: Allan T. Showler
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:28
  19. Haphazard and opportunistic species occurrence (PO) data are widely used in species distribution models (SDMs) instead of high-quality species data gathered using appropriate and structured sampling methods, w...

    Authors: Yannick Mugumaarhahama, Adandé Belarmain Fandohan and Romain L. Glèlè Kakaï
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:27
  20. Potentially toxic elements (PTEs) from mining industries pollute the surrounding environment and threaten the health of communities. Worldwide, exotic and indigenous trees are being recommended for green belts...

    Authors: Charles Mulenga, Darius Phiri, Daigard Ricardo Ortega-Rodriguez and Martina Meincken
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:26
  21. Projecting future streamflow variation or the hydrological impact of climate change plays a pivotal role in the sustainable implication of planning water resources management. Therefore, this study predicts th...

    Authors: Haftu Brhane Gebremichael, Gelana Amente Raba, Kassahun Ture Beketie, Gudina Legese Feyisa and Fikru Abiko Anose
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:25
  22. Water sources for irrigation systems in the Red River Delta are crucial to the socioeconomic growth of the region's communities. Human activities (discharge) have polluted the water source in recent years, and...

    Authors: Duc Phong Nguyen, Hai Duong Ha, Ngoc Thang Trinh and Minh Tu Nguyen
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:24
  23. Defining spaces and places in retrojective Geographical Information Systems (GIS) of land use and occupancy is not an easy task. Research into the areas described as suitable for land use and occupancy need to...

    Authors: Katherine Thomas
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:23
  24. The study assessed water chemistry of Nworie inland aquatic ecosystem in South eastern, Nigeria from January, 2020 to December 2022. Water samples were taken from the upper, middle, and lower river at 200 m in...

    Authors: E. A. Ubuoh, F. U. Nwogu, C. C. Ofoegbu and P. C. Chikezie
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:22
  25. The impacts of Geo-hazard events are main obstacles to the use of land in numerous arid and semi-arid provinces of the World. Furthermore, the various activities of industrial communities, such as Egypt's 10th...

    Authors: Ahmed E. El-Rayes, Mohamed O. Arnous, David R. Green and Norhan F. Gouda
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:21
  26. In this study, Ethiopian households’ residential fuel usage and technological preferences are analyzed. For 2524 urban families, we use panel data from two waves of the Ethiopian Socioeconomic Survey (ESS). Ho...

    Authors: Nuredin Juhar, Gunnar Köhlin and Alemu Mekonnen
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:17
  27. Climate change and air pollution are two interconnected daunting environmental challenges of the twenty-first century. Globally, stringent public health and environmental policies are set to mitigate the emiss...

    Authors: Ronald Opio, Isaac Mugume, Joyce Nakatumba-Nabende, Alex Nimusiima and Isaac Tom Okurut
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:16
  28. Potentially toxic elements (PTE) from industrial activities remain a global concern for their environmental hazards. In particular, strontium is found in drinking water and food, primarily from contamination f...

    Authors: Phatchani Srikhumsuk, Tatyana Peshkur, Joanna C. Renshaw and Charles W. Knapp
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:15
  29. Zimbabwe envisions being an upper-middle-income economy by the year 2030. The vision 2030 has infrastructure development as a stand-out pillar upon which it is founded. The vision envisages well-developed, mod...

    Authors: Justice Mundonde and Patricia Lindelwa Makoni
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:14
  30. PM pollution is one of the most important environmental problems worldwide. One of the sources of PM pollution, which has a negative impact on human health, is dust that enters the atmosphere, especially in ar...

    Authors: Yahya Öztürk, Adem Yulu and Orkun Turgay
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:13
  31. Uptake of electric vehicles is accelerating as governments around the world aim to decarbonize transportation. However, swift and widespread electric vehicle (EV) adoption will require some degree of controlle...

    Authors: Robert Xu, Madeleine Seatle, Christopher Kennedy and Madeleine McPherson
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:11
  32. The problem of management and treatment of wastewater from commercial laundries is a matter of concern. The present study provides an effective and eco-friendly solution to the treatment of wastewater from com...

    Authors: Sushil Kumar, Ali Khosravanipour Mostafazadeh, Patrick Drogui and R. D. Tyagi
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:10
  33. Catchments characteristics, such as geomorphology, geology, soil, land use, and climatic variables, play an important role in total stream flow responses, a critical resource for people and the environment. Mo...

    Authors: Hirpo Gudeta Bati, Tena Alamirew Agumassie, Tenalem Ayenew Tegaye and Mulugeta Dadi Belete
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:9
  34. The invasion of rangelands by invasive plant species is a major threat to biodiversity in most parts of Zimbabwe posing not only an ecological challenge but a growing management and eradication challenge as we...

    Authors: Mark Matsa, Kudzai Andrew Mugogo, Innocent Mahakata, Beauty Dzawanda and Roberta Mavugara
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:8
  35. Urban green space (UGS) serves as a lung for city dwellers to breathe and is critical for fostering the sustainable growth of urban ecology and improving residents’ quality of life. Debre Markos City (DMC) lac...

    Authors: Mihret Bizuye Anteneh, Desta Solomon Damte, Simeneh Gedefaw Abate and Abebaw Andarge Gedefaw
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:7
  36. Landfills will likely remain an essential part of integrated solid waste management systems in many developed and developing countries for the foreseeable future. Further improvements are required to model the...

    Authors: Tahereh Malmir, Daniel Lagos and Ursula Eicker
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:6
  37. The biomarker diagnostic ratio analysis outlined by the European Committee for Standardization is considered the current gold standard in oil forensic analysis. However, it has a major limitation as an emergen...

    Authors: Krishnaja Tikkisetty, Paige McCallum, Taylor Filewood, Jeffrey Yan, Honoria Kwok, Pamela Brunswick, Robert Cody and Dayue Shang
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:5
  38. Burning sugarcane, Saccharum spp., fields to remove leaves before harvest is a routine practice in many sugarcane production areas, including the United States. The method is environmentally deleterious and has b...

    Authors: Allan T. Showler
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:4
  39. Failure in Environmental flow in quantity, timing, and quality leads to failure to support ecosystems, human livelihoods, and well-being. Irrigation water use is one of the main actors in impacting the water f...

    Authors: Yohannes Geleta, Belay Simane, Engdawork Assefa and Amare Haileslassie
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:3
  40. Land degradation is a major challenge that adversely affects soil fertility, agricultural production, and environmental sustainability. To curb this, various agricultural land management (ALM) measures have be...

    Authors: Aklilu Abera and Desalegn Wana
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:2
  41. 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
  42. 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