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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Hydrological extremes such as floods generally have multidimensional attributes with complex dependence structures. This leads to the urgent demand of hydrological risk analysis within a multivariate context. ...

    Authors: Y. R. Fan
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2022 11:18

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2023 12:18

  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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

  41. 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
  42. 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