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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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

    The original article was published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:3

  8. 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

    The original article was published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:8

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:11

  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Land use changes from natural ecosystems into managed ecosystems may have deleterious effects on soil structure and quality. This study characterise the soils under, and assesses the effects of different land ...

    Authors: Valentine Asong Tellen and Bernard P. K. Yerima
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:12

  16. Northern Ethiopian Highlands, including Guna-Tana watershed, have experienced profound natural resources degradation which are resulted from coupled natural and anthropogenic factors. To mitigate this problem,...

    Authors: Getachew Workineh Gella
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:2
  17. This study aims to measure the output torque and analyze the exhaust elements of a small diesel engine that use the diesel fuel mixed with waste cooking oil to validate the driving and environmental characteri...

    Authors: Man Su Cho, Takashi Fukushima, Hyeon Tae Kim, Xiu Lun Wang and Kunio Sato
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2018 7:1
  18. Soil and water conservation (SWC) has been implemented in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia since 1985. Besides this, the agricultural development strategy of the region which was derived from the national agricul...

    Authors: Solomon Hishe, James Lyimo and Woldeamlak Bewket
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:26
  19. Riverbank erosion has both direct and indirect effects on human life and socio-economy of Bangladesh. The present study investigated the riverbank erosion hazard in study area, its impacts on local people and ...

    Authors: Mohammad Amir Hossain Bhuiyan, S. M. Didar-Ul Islam and Gausul Azam
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:25
  20. Barapukuria coal mine which has been operating from 2002 is situated in such a location that is dependent on agriculture. Pollution from Coal mining poses a huge risk to the ecosystem and surrounding soil. So,...

    Authors: Md. Mustafizur Rahman, M. Farhad Howladar and Mohammed Omar Faruque
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:24
  21. In Himalayas, particularly Jammu and Kashmir, where 85% of people depend on agriculture and allied sectors, 70% of agriculture is rain-fed. While the Himalayas, highly seismic, contribute highest in sediment t...

    Authors: Mohd Zeeshan, Mohd Azhar Ali, P. A. Azeez and Edita Baltrėnaite
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:22
  22. The land use plays a crucial role for a particular watershed along with many other identified and accepted factors. Momentarily, land cover practices are unorganised in most river basins of Nepal. The study ai...

    Authors: Jay Krishna Thakur, Kapil Khanal and Kabita Poudyal
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:19
  23. Land use/land cover (LU/LC) change is the challenging and continuous drivers of environment change. Understanding the rate and process of change is, therefore, basic for managing the environment. This study wa...

    Authors: Temesgen Gashaw, Taffa Tulu, Mekuria Argaw and Abeyou W. Worqlul
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:17
  24. This study assessed the health and environmental impacts of artisanal gold mining in Ijesha-land, Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria. Fifty-four environmental samples were collected between 2011 and 2012 and ana...

    Authors: J. A. Awomeso, A. M. Taiwo, E. O. Dada and O. O. Ayantobo
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:18
  25. Land resource management measures, such as soil bund, trench, check dams and plantation had been practiced in Melaka watershed, Ethiopia since 2010. The objective of this study is to assess the impact of above...

    Authors: Asnake Mekuriaw
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:16
  26. The present study introduces an alternate tool of laboratory analysis named Soil Health Card (SHC) for soil quality monitoring and routine field observations by farmers.

    Authors: S. M. Didar-Ul Islam, Mohammad Amir Hossain Bhuiyan, Mohammad Mohinuzzaman, Md. Hassan Ali and Shaila Rahman Moon
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:15
  27. Effectiveness of Rhizobium inoculation is determined by common bean genotypes. Environmental factors also affect common bean genotypes-Rhizobium-symbiosis. The effect of common bean genotypes-Rhizobium strains-en...

    Authors: Anteneh Argaw and Daniel Muleta
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:14
  28. Pure water is an absolutely necessary component of the earth not only for life but also for sustainable socio-economic development of today’s civilization. The aim of this study was to analysis the quality of ...

    Authors: M. Farhad Howladar, Md. Abdullah Al Numanbakth and Mohammed Omar Faruque
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:13
  29. Water quality problems are one of the manifestations of poverty and most developing countries including Ethiopia suffering a lot of health problems associated with consumption of contaminated water. Although c...

    Authors: Derara Chalchisa, Moa Megersa and Abebe Beyene
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:12
  30. Elsewhere in other developing countries, and 85% of the Ethiopian population is living in rural part of the country and more than 90% of domestic energy source is dependent of traditional biofuel. Increase in ...

    Authors: Tesfa Worku, S. K. Tripathi and Deepak Khare
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:10
  31. This paper presents a deep-dive examination of the cross-boundary data practices of natural resources and environmental scientists in the context of Virginia Tech’s institutional visioning and strategic develo...

    Authors: Yi Shen
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:9
  32. Soil erosion in the Ethiopian highlands is considered to be one of the major problems threatening agricultural development and food security in the country. However, knowledge about the forces driving the long...

    Authors: Birhan Asmame Miheretu and Assefa Abegaz Yimer
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:7
  33. This research was carried out from October 2013 to May 2014. Hippopotamus amphibious is a mammalian species distributed in different lakes and rivers where ecological requirements are fulfilled for its survival. ...

    Authors: Fentanesh Haile Buruso
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:6
  34. Composting is one of the integrated waste management strategies used for the recycling of organic wastes into a useful product. Composting methods vary in duration of decomposition and potency of stability, ma...

    Authors: Tesfu Mengistu, Heluf Gebrekidan, Kibebew Kibret, Kebede Woldetsadik, Beneberu Shimelis and Hiranmai Yadav
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:5
  35. The appropriate management of oil sand tailings requires a reduced environmental footprint of the waste containment facilities. This study models the short-term dewatering behavior of a 10 m deep deposit.

    Authors: John Owolagba and Shahid Azam
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:3
  36. Faecal matter biochar offers an interesting value proposition where the pyrolysis process guaranties a 100% pathogen elimination, as well as significant reduction in transport and storage weight and volume. Th...

    Authors: Desta Woldetsadik, Pay Drechsel, Bernd Marschner, Fisseha Itanna and Heluf Gebrekidan
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:2
  37. Soil erosion is among the most challenging and continuous environmental problems in the highlands of Ethiopia. This study was conducted in the Geleda watershed of the Blue Nile basin in the northwestern highla...

    Authors: Temesgen Gashaw, Taffa Tulu and Mekuria Argaw
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2017 6:1
  38. Understanding the landscape features of agricultural lands and soil management practices is pertinent to verify the potential and limitations of the soil resources; and devise relevant land management strategi...

    Authors: Fanuel Laekemariam, Kibebew Kibret, Tekalign Mamo, Erik Karltun and Heluf Gebrekidan
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2016 5:24
  39. Globalization and rapid industrialization was inevitable during late nineteenth century considering the demand–supply deficit and requirements of evolving societies. However, at later stage these factors were ...

    Authors: Abdul Qayum, Anjana Gupta, Akanksha Gupta and Rakesh Arya
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2016 5:23
  40. Low soil fertility is recognized as the major constraint to food production and food security in Ghana. An important practice that restores some level of fertility is long fallow, however this is no longer pra...

    Authors: Benedicta Y. Fosu-Mensah and Michael Mensah
    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2016 5:22