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  1. Content type: Research

    Vegetables grown at contaminated sites can take up and accumulate toxic and potentially toxic elements at concentrations that are toxic to human health. The present study determined the levels of potentially t...

    Authors: Minbale Aschale, Yilma Sileshi and Mary Kelly-Quinn

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:29

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    Bangladesh is known as a deltaic plain at the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna River Basins (GBM) and their tributaries. The rainfall pattern of northeastern part of Bangladesh is changing alon...

    Authors: Shetu Akter, M. Farhad Howladar, Zia Ahmed and Tayabur Rashid Chowdhury

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:28

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  3. Content type: Research

    Forest stand density in tropical rainforests is crucial functional and structural variable of forest ecosystems in which above ground biomass can be derived. Currently, there is a growing demand for airborne a...

    Authors: Agerie Nega Wassihun, Yousif A. Hussin, L. M. Van Leeuwen and Zulkiflee A. Latif

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:27

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    This study investigates the common and anthropogenic activities that impact the science of groundwater in and around an industrial zone and exhibits the utilization of multivariate statistical methods for grou...

    Authors: A. Keshav Krishna, K. Rama Mohan and B. Dasaram

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:26

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  5. Content type: Research

    Nowadays freshwater quality deterioration and quantity depletion are rapidly increasing across the globe. Especially fluoride polluted groundwater is causing a severe shortage of water supply and public health...

    Authors: Jemal Fito, Hanan Said, Sisay Feleke and Abebe Worku

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:25

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  6. Content type: Research

    The use of existing land use/cover type exerts more pressure on the natural dynamism of the watersheds and hydrology due to continued cultivation and mis-management of land resource. The objectives of this stu...

    Authors: Tolera Megersa, Dessie Nedaw and Mekuria Argaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:24

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  7. Content type: Research

    Urban sprawl, as an unsustainable urban expansion, relates to direct and indirect impacts on regional climate change in urbanized regions. In this paper, the effect of urban sprawl on regional climate change h...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar, Ghazaleh Rabbani and Susan Shirvani

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:23

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  8. Content type: Review

    Ecosystem service (ES) is a growing field of research characterized by an increase in publication number. The review was conducted to provide an overview of trends of forest ecosystem services (FES) research a...

    Authors: Wondimagegn Mengist and Teshome Soromessa

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:22

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  9. Content type: Research

    Land use/cover (LULC) change is a dynamic and complex process that can be caused by many interacting processes ranging from various natural factors to socioeconomic dynamics . It exerts a strong influence on t...

    Authors: Asnake Yimam Yesuph and Amare Bantider Dagnew

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:21

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  10. Content type: Research

    Water induced soil erosion has been continued to threaten the land resources in sub humid northwestern highlands of Ethiopia. Soil and water conservation measures have been implemented without site-specific sc...

    Authors: Mengie Belayneh, Teshome Yirgu and Dereje Tsegaye

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:20

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  11. Content type: Research

    Landscape change and disturbance are major challenges of wildlife management worldwide. The purpose of this study is to determine the impacts of anthropogenic landscape disturbances on the abundance and habita...

    Authors: Aaramde Fetene, Kumelachew Yeshitela and Ephrem Gebremariam

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:19

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  12. Content type: Research

    The most critical step to control sewage pollution and recycle of wastewater is to establish sewage treatment plants and to monitor their performance. This research aims to assess the environmental impacts of ...

    Authors: Siamak Baharvand and Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:18

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  13. Content type: Research

    Water induced soil erosion is the most prevailing form of land resources deterioration in the highlands of Ethiopia, where huge amount of fertile soil is being lost annually. The purpose of this study was to e...

    Authors: Asnake Yimam Yesuph and Amare Bantider Dagnew

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:17

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  14. Content type: Research

    This study was made to assess airborne dust by sampling particles trapped in car air filters (CAFs) of Mexico City. The CAFs dust was analyzed by optical microscopy and SEM–EDX. The optical microscopy revealed...

    Authors: Martin Gerardo Rodriguez, Birmania Heredia Rivera, Melvin Rodriguez Heredia, Birmania Rodriguez Heredia and Rodolfo Gonzalez Segovia

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:16

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  15. Content type: Research

    Groundwater pollution ensuing from ion exchange, weathering, agricultural and anthropogenic activities is on the rise in Nigeria. Since groundwater is used for domestic purposes, there is need for routine inve...

    Authors: Christopher Ehizemhen Igibah and Joseph Apagu Tanko

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:14

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  16. Content type: Research

    The south of Mexico is the least developed part of the country but its basins generate more than 60% of the country’s available water. Though disturbances to the rivers caused by development are still low, the...

    Authors: Juan Antonio García-Aragón, Klever Izquierdo-Ayala, María Mercedes Castillo-Uzcanga, Laura Carrillo-Bibriezca and Humberto Salinas-Tapia

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:12

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  17. Content type: Research

    Mopani worms have been considered a critical food security resource as people living in Mopani woodlands depend on the worms both as a food source and as an income generating resource. These become a readily a...

    Authors: Iphithule Ndlovu, Wilfred Njabulo Nunu, Nicholas Mudonhi, Oliver Dube and Auther Maviza

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:11

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  18. Content type: Research

    After food and water, clean air is essential for continuity of life on the planet. Complex trans-boundary air pollution problem is often linked to sustenance and eutrophication. Air pollution problem has no un...

    Authors: Naeem Abas, Muhammad Shoaib Saleem, Esmat Kalair and Nasrullah Khan

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:10

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  19. Content type: Research

    From the last few decades several lakes and wetlands showed water quality degradation that is one of the major problems globally resulting in serious environmental impacts and concern in both aquatic and terre...

    Authors: Javaid Ahmad Shah, Ashok K. Pandit and G. Mustafa Shah

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:9

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  20. Content type: Research

    The climate change fact is intensive among the Middle East countries and especially Iran. Among the Middle East countries, Iran will experience an increase of 2.6 °C in mean temperatures and a 35% decline in p...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar, Majid Ebrahimi and Hamid Nejadsoleymani

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:7

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  21. Content type: Research

    Temporal change detection of informal settlement was conducted using geographic information system and remote sensing in order to evaluate the land use land cover change (LULCC) in Jimma city, southwestern Eth...

    Authors: Misgana Secho Abebe, Kiros Tsegaye Derebew and Dessalegn Obsi Gemeda

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:6

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  22. Content type: Research

    In the rainfed areas, water, not land, is the foremost restraining resources for better agricultural production to satisfy the growing demand of food and other needs. Water harvesting and enhancing productivit...

    Authors: Tesfa Worku Meshesha and Deepak Khare

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:5

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  23. Content type: Research

    Growing and planting of Eucalypts tree at a farm level in the form of woodlot has become a common practice among Ethiopian rural households. Currently, Ethiopian smallholder farmers mainly establish Eucalypts ...

    Authors: Abebe Birara Dessie, Asmamaw Alemu Abtew and Abebe Dagnew Koye

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:4

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  24. Content type: Research

    Cassava is a heavy feeder crop that can cause serious depletion to soil nutrient stocks. This research aimed to explore soil fertility status and nutrient supply capacity at different growth stages of cassava ...

    Authors: Gizachew Kebede Biratu, Eyasu Elias and Pheneas Ntawuruhunga

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:3

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  25. Content type: Research

    The Ceramic water filtration has been greatly improving the most waste materials from drinking water in developing countries. This research was carried out to determine the efficiency of the Ceramic water filt...

    Authors: Alemu Lelago Bulta and Geremew Arega W. Micheal

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:1

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  26. Content type: Research

    A healthy wetland provides a range of goods and services contributing to human wellbeing. Inle Lake, the first Biosphere Reserve in Myanmar, has been supporting the local inhabitants with ecosystem services (E...

    Authors: Seema Karki, Aye Myat Thandar, Kabir Uddin, Sein Tun, Win Maung Aye, Kamal Aryal, Pratikshya Kandel and Nakul Chettri

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:25

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  27. Content type: Research

    Due to fast urban expansion and increased industrial activities, large quantities of solid and liquid wastes contaminated by trace metals are released into the environment of the Addis Ababa city, most often u...

    Authors: Alemnew Berhanu Kassegne, Tarekegn Berhanu Esho, Jonathan O. Okonkwo and Seyoum Leta Asfaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:24

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  28. Content type: Research

    Ensete plant (Enset ventricosum) is a monocarpic perennial crop, found under genus Ensete. It is mainly known and planted by farmers as a drought resistant crop and staple food in the rural community of southe...

    Authors: Ambachew Zerfu, Sintayehu Legesse Gebre, Gezahegn Berecha and Kefelegn Getahun

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:23

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  29. 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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  30. Content type: Research

    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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  31. Content type: Research

    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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  32. Content type: Research

    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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  33. Content type: Research

    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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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

  43. Content type: Research

    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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  44. 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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  45. 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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