Environmental Research Summaries. Volume 4


Danila S. Melekhin (Editor)
Mikolai F. Dolukhanov (Editor)

Series: Environmental and Agricultural Research Summaries
BISAC: SCI026000

This book is a continuation of the book Environmental Researcher Biographical Sketches and Research Summaries which compiles biographical sketches of top professionals in the field of environmental research, as well as research summaries from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Research Summaries on Environment

Aperture Ontogeny in the Proteaceae Grevillea Rosmarinifolia

Environmental Protection in China

Energy Policy: Understanding Implementation in Chinese Factories

PCDD/Fs Levels and Major Emission Sources in China: A Review

Air Pollution from Transport Sector in China and Policies toward a Sustainable Future

Indoor Air Pollutants in China: Levels, Sources, and Risks of VOCs and PAHs

Ozone Pollution in Central-East China

Nonpoint Pollution Control for Crop Production in China

Heavy Metal Contamination of Agronomic Crops Grown on Three Reclaimed Mine Wastelands in South China and Implications for Ecological Restoration

Sanitation of Fresh-cut Fruit and Vegetables: New Trends, Methods and Impacts

Health Impact of Sanitation in India

Hydrogeology and Groundwater Resources of Ghana: A Review of the Hydrogeology and Hydrochemistry of Ghana

Characterization of the Quality of Groundwater from the Major Aquifers in Ghana

The Challenge of Sustainable Waste Management in Ghana – Practices, Problems and Possibilities

Sanitation Development and Roles of Japan

Water Resources Development and Sustainable Management in the Republic of the Sudan

Industry Structure and Development in the Water and Wastewater Industry

Derivatives as Natural Sanitizers for the Control of Fungal Invasion

Costs and Cost-Effectiveness of Recycling of Municipal Solid Waste

Recycling Industrial and Urban Wastes in Tropical Agricultural Soils

Recycling of Waste of Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

Polymer Wastes Pyrolysis

Assessing the Potential of Liquid Biofuels from Waste Oils, Fats and Greases

Dehydrochlorination of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) with Substitute Reaction and Possibility of Applications

Recycling and Reuse Treatment Technologies for Photovoltaic Cells and Modules – A Review

Water Recycling in Process Industries

Evaluation of Advanced Treatment Methods for Wastewater Reuse – A Case Study on Organized Industrial Districts from Turkey

Fly Ash Recycling: Processes, Benefits, and Market Identification

Recycling Technologies and Policies towards a Sound Material-Cycle Society in Japan – Case Study of Containers and Packages Wastes

Re-Use of Ceramic Wastes in Construction

Eco-Balancing of Materials Recovered from Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste

Utilization of Recycled Waste Concrete Aggregates in Structural Concrete

Experiences with C&D Waste Recycling and Disposal in City of Rio De Janeiro

Recycling of Solid Wastes in Civil Construction Materials

Economic Calculus of the Effectiveness of Waste Utilization Processed as Substitutes of Primary Materials

Economic Profitability of the Secondary Materials Utilization as a Substitute of Raw Materials

CO2 Recycling

Composting as Alternative for Industrial Wastes Recycling

Analysis of Low-Level Temperature Inversions in Some of GCC Countries: Developing a Template for Characterization of Long Term Analysis of Climate Change and Global Warming in the Region

Evaporation and Evapotranpiration, Theory and Assessment Methods

Humidity-Sensitive and Non-Ohmic Tin Dioxide Ceramics

Optics of Airborne Particles under Elevated Humidity Conditions

Effects of Heat Stress on Reproductive Efficiency in High Producing Dairy Cows

Molds in Building Materials of Agra (India) at Various Humidity Conditions

Relationships between Time of Wetness, Relative Humidity, Temperature and Corrosion of Metals in Tropical Low-Polluted Atmospheres

Review of Relative Humidity Management and its Environmental Effects

Relative Humidity: Sensors, Management and Environmental Effects in a Spa

Measurements of Water Uptake Property of Atmospheric Aerosols at Elevated Relative Humidity

Moisture Buffering Capacity of Hygroscopic Materials

Relative Humidity Modeled by a Functional Network

Re-establishing Marshes Can Turn a Current Carbon Source into a Carbon Sink in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta of California, USA

Limnology of the Nile Delta Lakes

Soil Fertility Changes in Agricultural Ecosystems of the Yangtze River Delta Region, China – A Literature Review

Evaluation of Flood Storage Ability of Dongting and Poyang Lakes in Yangtze River by Using Process-Based Model

Environmental Assessment of Macrobenthos Assemblage in Manzalah Lagoon, Egypt

Bacteriological Quality of Water in Rosetta Branch of the River Nile, Egypt

Geomorphological Evolution and Mangrove Habitat Dynamics Related to Holocene Sea-Level Changes in the Northern Mekong River Delta and the Dong Nai River Delta, Southern Vietnam

δ13C, δ15N and Corg/Ntotal as Tracer for Sources of Carbon and Nitrogen to Yangtze River Intertidal Zone

The Ebro Delta: From Its Origin to Present Uncertainty

A Political Ecology Perspective on the Pearl River Delta

The Role of Bottom Sediments for Investigating Hydrological Processes

Geogenic and Anthropogenic Differentiation of Potentially Toxic Elements in Superficial Sediments from Cuitzeo Lake, Mexico

Oxidation of Anoxic Soils and Sediments: How Can We Evaluate the Risk of Heavy Metal Release?

Mutual Interactions between Roots of Salt Marsh Plants and Sediments and Their Relevance for Toxicity Endpoints and Rhizoremediation

Geochemical Imprints of Petroleum Pollution of Surface Sediments from the Calabar River, Southeastern Niger Delta of Nigeria

Study of Hydrocarbons in Snow-Ice Cover and in Bottom Sediments at Northern Dvina Mouth

Decomposition Rate of Organic Materials in the River Sediments and Its Relation to Vegetation, Sediment Respiration and Microbiomass in Sediments

Speciation of Triorganotin Compounds in Sediments using Mössbauer Spectroscopy

The Semi-Arid Environment of the El Melah Lagoon (Ne Tunisia): Closing Evolution to a Future Sabkha

Limiting Factors and Strategies for Improving Reproductive Outputs of Small Ruminants Reared in Semi-Arid Environments

Crop Residue Contribution to N Fertilization under Long Term No-Till Systems in the Central Semiarid Region of Argentina

Cyanobacterial Soil Crusts: Analysing Resilience in Kalahari Sand Soils

Semi-Arid Vegetation in Brazil: Biodiversity, Impacts and Management

Small Hill Dam Practice in Tunisia: Design and Planning

Influence of Climate Change on Damages to Fruit Trees Produced by Frost Temperatures at Spanish Semi-Arid Region of Murcia

Fragments of Caatinga in the Sub-Basin of Rio Bodocongó: A Conservation Study in the Brazilian Semi-Arid Tropics

Effects of Small Hill Dams on Farming Systems: Bizerte Region, Tunisia

Semi-Arid Zone Afforestation in Northern Israel: A Review

Soil Erosion: Causes, Processes and Effects

Soil Erosion between Geomorphological Fragility and Sustainable Land Use in Mountain Areas (Italy)

Soil Erosion of Flysch Soil on Different Land use Under Submediterranean Climate

The Role of Agricultural Soil Management in Water Erosion Control: Alternative Uses of Soil

Radiocaesium as a Tool of Erosion Studies: A Critical Review

Impacts of Sedimentation on the Abundance and Diversity of Cichlid Fishes in Lake Malawi

Harmonization of Risk Assessment Methods of Soil Erosion by Water in the European Union

Rainfall simulation studies in Hungary

Soil erosion risk and sediment transport within Paros Island, Greece

Urgent Problems of Soil Erosion and its Effects Prediction

Identification and Assessment of Indigenous Soil Erosion Control Measures in the Usambara Mountains, Tanzania
Mexican Threatened Cacti: Current Status and Strategies for their Conservation

Extinction of Cytheroidean ostracodes (Crustacea) in Shallow-Water around Japan in Relation to Environmental Fluctuations since the Early Pleistocene

New Frontiers in Genome Resource Banking
The Diversity of Cypriniforms throughout Bangladesh: Present Status and Conservation Challenges

Basic Ecological Information about the Threatened Ant, Dinoponera lucida Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae), Aiming its Effective Long-Term Conservation

Exploring Microbial Diversity – Methods and Meaning

Spatial Assemblages of Tropical Intertidal Rocky Shore Communities in Ghana, West Africa

Pollution and Diversity of Fish Parasites: Impact of Pollution on the Diversity of Fish Parasites in the Tisa River in Slovakia

Freshwater Endemics in Peril: A Case Study of Species Echinogammarus cari (Amphipoda: Gammaridae) Threatened by Damming

Threatened Temperate Plant Species: Contributions to their Biogeography and Conservation in Mexico

Genetic variability in Caiman latirostris (broad- snouted caiman) (Reptilia, Alligatoridae). Contributions to the sustainable use of populations recovered from the risk of extinction

The Aquatic Plant Species Diversity in Large River Systems

Changes in plant species diversity around the copper plant in Slovakia after pollution decline

Crustacean Zooplankton Biodiversity in Chilean Lakes: Two View Points for Study of their Regulator Factors

Restoration of propagation and genetic breeding of a critically endangered tree species, Abies beshanzuensis
Search for Functional Groups as Receptor Sites for Sulphur Dioxide

SO3 Decomposition Catalysts for the Production of Sulfur Dioxide and Oxygen for Sulfur Based Thermochemical Water Splitting Cycles

Sulfur Dioxide: Properties, Applications and Hazards

Theoretical Insights into the Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Sulfur Dioxide

Reconstruction of Atmospheric Concentrations of Sulfur Dioxide in Victorian London from an Antique Print Drawn in 1884

Spatial Impacts of Tradable Permit Markets: The Case of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions

Disposal of Sulfur Dioxide Generated in Industries using Eco-Friendly Biotechnological Process: A Review

Desalination Impacts on the Marine Environment

International Protection of the Marine Environment

Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Marine Bacteria isolated from the Beagle Channel, Argentina

Ecophysiological Significance of Selective Feeding of Heterotrophic Nanoflagellates in Marine Environment

Microbial Marine Community as Source of Hydrolytic Enzymes. Study on Thermal Adaptation of Esterases and Lipases from Marine Micro-Organisms

Potential for Petroleum Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Degradation of the Key Bacteria in Temperate Seas

The Hypersaline Gulf: A Model Study of Potential Impacts of Seawater Desalination on the Marine Environment

Dynamics of Suspended Particulate Matter in the Menai Strait (UK) and its Implications for Ecosystem Functioning and Management

Concrete and Marine Environment

The Marine Environment: Samples and Analytes

Marine Debris, a Growing Problem: Sources, Distribution, Composition, and Impacts

By-Products of Drinking Water Disinfection: Trends and Challenges in Their Monitoring

Appropriate and Sustainable Water Disinfection Methods for Developing Communities

New Perspectives in Wastewater Disinfection

Degradation of Polyethylene Pipes by Water Disinfectants

Mutagens and Carcinogens in Water Resources

Photocatalytic Disinfection of Water

Chlorine Dioxide by-Products Removal with Activated Carbon in Drinking Water

Carcinogens from Water Disinfection

Water Disinfection Using Peracetic Acid

Usability of Boron Doped Diamond Electrodes in the Field of Waste water Treatment and Tap Water Disinfection

The Physical and Chemical Characterization of Some Ground and Surface Waters in São Paulo State, Brazil

Microbial Quality of Freshwater Ecosystems of South America

Integrated Multilayered “Electronic Tongue” for In-Situ Water Quality Monitoring

A Review of BWR Coolant Technology Development

Domestic Wastewater Pollutant Discharge and Pollutant Load and Water Quality in the Ambient Water in Developed and Developing Countries

Water Quality Monitoring from Shallow Wells in Malawi: Case Study 2005-2007

High Performance Mg/Al Layered Double Hydroxide Anionic Clay for Effective Removal of Dissolved Humic and Fulvic Acids

Water Quality:Impacts Of Agriculture

Assessing the impacts of Broiler Litter Application on Surface Water Quality

Macrophytes as Indicators of the Quality and Ecological Status of Waterbodies and for use in Removing Nutrient and Metals

Runoff Water Harvesting as a Strategy for Increasing Agricultural Production on Hillslope Areas in Arid and Semiarid Zones

Water Management in Drought-Prone Area

Water Management in Salt-affected Areas

Water Disinfection using Peracetic Acid

Wastewater Reuse and Recycling in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Nigeria

The Development of Australia’s Water Recycling

Review on Water Resources Management in the Yellow River Basin

Groundwater Pollution due to Agricultural Practices in a Semiarid Area

Elimination of Recalcitrant Compounds from Industrial Wastewater by Photo-Fenton Process

Recycling of Sludge from Water Treatment Plant in Red Ceramics

Water and International Trade Law: Friends or Foes?

Optimization of Condenser Water Loop in HVAC Systems: Genetic Algorithm Approach

Financial Analysis of Implementation of Rainwater Utilization System in Modernized Multi-Family Residential Building

Rainwater Uses and Storage

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