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Environmental Earth Sciences

Environmental Earth Sciences 18/2016

Issue 18/2016

Table of Contents ( 66 Articles )

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Gulf war contamination assessment for optimal monitoring and remediation cost-benefit analysis, Kuwait

Yohannes Yihdego, Radwan A. Al-Weshah

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

A combination of waveform inversion and reverse-time modelling for microseismic event characterization in complex salt structures

D. Köhn, D. De Nil, S. A. al Hagrey, W. Rabbel

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Levels, source determination and health implications of trace metals in groundwater within the Lower Pra Basin, Ghana

Collins K. Tay, Ebenezer Hayford

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Bidirectional winds, barchan dune asymmetry and formation of seif dunes from barchans: a discussion

Haim Tsoar, Eric J. R. Parteli

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Analysis of the Drava and Danube rivers floods in Osijek (Croatia) and possibility of their coincidence

Lidija Tadić, Ognjen Bonacci, Tamara Dadić

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Evolution of the groundwater chemical composition in the Poyang Lake catchment, China

Stepan Shvartsev, Zhaoli Shen, Zhanxue Sun, Guangcai Wang, Evgeniya Soldatova, Natalia Guseva

01-09-2016 | Rebuttal | Issue 18/2016

Rebuttal on “Multi-criteria decision analysis for planning and management of groundwater resources in Balod District, India” by Kumar et al. (Environ Earth Sci 2016, 75(8):649)

Nastaran Chitsaz

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Shallow subsurface temperature in the environs of El-Nubaria canal, northwestern Nile Delta of Egypt: implications for monitoring groundwater flow system

Zenhom El-Said Salem, Osman M. Osman

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

TERENO-SOILCan: a lysimeter-network in Germany observing soil processes and plant diversity influenced by climate change

Th. Pütz, R. Kiese, U. Wollschläger, J. Groh, H. Rupp, S. Zacharias, E. Priesack, H. H. Gerke, R. Gasche, O. Bens, E. Borg, C. Baessler, K. Kaiser, M. Herbrich, J.-C. Munch, M. Sommer, H.-J. Vogel, J. Vanderborght, H. Vereecken

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Drainage network extraction and morphometric analysis using remote sensing and GIS mapping techniques (Lesser Zab River Basin, Iraq and Iran)

Younus I. Al-Saady, Qusay A. Al-Suhail, Balsam S. Al-Tawash, Arsalan A. Othman

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Simulation of temperature effects on groundwater flow, contaminant dissolution, transport and biodegradation due to shallow geothermal use

Christof Beyer, Steffi Popp, Sebastian Bauer

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Effect of particle concentration on sediment and turbulent diffusion coefficients in open-channel turbulent flow

Debasish Pal, Koeli Ghoshal

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Depletion control and analysis for groundwater protection and sustainability in the Xingtai region of China

Shangxian Yin, Yong Han, Yushuai Zhang, Jincai Zhang

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Modeling contaminant leaching and transport to groundwater in Tier 2 risk assessment procedures of contaminated sites

Francesco Mazzieri, Marta Di Sante, Evelina Fratalocchi, Erio Pasqualini

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Watershed prioritization in order to implement soil and water conservation practices

Moghadaseh Fallah, Ataollah Kavian, Ebrahim Omidvar

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

In situ dynamic monitoring of stress revolution with time and space under coal seam floor during longwall mining

Huiyong Yin, Liliana Lefticariu, Jiuchuan Wei, Jianbin Guo, Zhongjian Li, Yunzhang Guan

01-09-2016 | Erratum | Issue 18/2016

Erratum to: Radiotoxicity risks of radium-226 (226Ra) on groundwater-based drinking at Dawaki, Kuje, Giri and Sabon-Lugbe area of Abuja, North Central Nigeria

O. Maxwell, Husin Wagiran, Embong Zaidi, E. S. Joel, I. T. Tenebe, I. A. Oha, O. S. Onwuka

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Utilization of milk of lime (MOL) originated from carbide lime waste and operating parameters optimization study for potential precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) production

Onimisi A. Jimoh, Norsuria Mahmed, P. U. Okoye, Kamar Shah Ariffin

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Research on the adsorption and migration of sulfa antibiotics in underground environment

Jiali Wang, Aixia Zhou, Yuling Zhang, Chaoqun Si, Zhiyu Chen, Hong Qian, Zhiyang Zhao

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Developing a structural and conceptual model of a tectonically limited karst aquifer: a hydrogeological study of the Hastenrather Graben near Aachen, Germany

David Burs, Johanna Bruckmann, Thomas R. Rüde

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Influence of organic and inorganic amendments on the bioavailability of lead and micronutrient composition of Indian mustard (Brassica juncea (L.) Czern) in a lead-contaminated soil

A. Kalsi, R. Sikka, D. Singh

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Spatial and temporal variations of channel lateral migration rates in the Inner Mongolian reach of the upper Yellow River

Suiji Wang, Ling Li, Lishan Ran, Yunxia Yan

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Without exceeding the limits: industrial soil rich in Zn and Cd has no effect on purslane and lettuce but promotes geranium growth

Efi Levizou, Vasileios Antoniadis, Sophia Papatheodorou

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Geochemistry and spatial distribution of selected heavy metals in surface soil of Sohag, Egypt: a multivariate statistical and GIS approach

Mohamed H. Ali, Abdel-Rahman A. Mustafa, Ahmed A. El-Sheikh

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Evaluation of groundwater quality using a GIS-MCDA-based model: a case study in Aksaray, Turkey

Murat Kavurmaci

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

How does pollutant emission in waste gas impact on human mortality rates in Chinese geographical provinces level?

Erzi Tang, Chong Peng

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Geochemical features of sphagnum mosses and epiphytic lichens in oil and gas exploitation areas (the case of Western Siberia, Russia)

A. M. Mezhibor, T. S. Bolshunova, L. P. Rikhvanov

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Uranium and rare earth elements in Hazm El-Jalamid phosphate, Saudi Arabia: concentrations and geochemical patterns comparison

Ashraf E. M. Khater, Mahmoud A. Galmed, Mahmoud M. Nasr, Atef El-Taher

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Investigating the effect of sample disturbance, compaction and stabilization on the collapse index of soils

R. Noorzad, H. Pakniat

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Numerical investigation of the hydromechanical response of a natural fracture during fluid injection using an efficient sequential coupling model

Lei Zhou, Xiaopeng Su, Zhengmeng Hou, Yiyu Lu, Yang Gou

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016 Open Access

Soil-to-mushroom transfer and diversity in total mercury content in two edible Laccaria mushrooms

Anna K. Kojta, Jerzy Falandysz

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Effects of feldspar and salinity on the mineral sequestration capacity of CO2 in high-salinity aquifers

Qi Fang, Yilian Li, Guojian Peng, Peng Cheng, Junwen Lv

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Assessing the impact of urban development on net primary productivity during 2000–2010 in Taihu Basin

Guangyu Li, Hui Zhang, Shuang Chen, Jie Qiu, Xiaohui Wang

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Biotransformation of 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl) ethane (4,4′-DDT) on a Sandy Loam Soil using aerobic bacterium Corynebacterium sp.

Ziya Erdem, Teresa J. Cutright

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Impact of fly ash on channel morphology and ambient water quality of Chandrabhaga River of Eastern India

Swades Pal, Susanta Mahato, Samrat Sarkar

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Vertical distribution of sand layer CO2 concentration and its diurnal variation rules in Alxa desert region, northwest China

Tianjie Shao, Yandong Ma, Jingbo Zhao, Zhibo Dong, Liankai Zhang

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Dynamic panel-data-based groundwater level prediction and decomposition in an arid hardrock–alluvium aquifer

A. Izady, O. Abdalla, A. Mahabbati

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Identification of above-zone pressure perturbations caused by leakage from those induced by deformation

Mehdi Zeidouni, Victor Vilarrasa

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Short-term stable isotopic composition variations of near-surface atmospheric water vapor in four semiarid areas (Binxian, Guyuan, Wujiachuan, Yuzhong) in interior northwestern China

Meng Xing, Weiguo Liu

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016 Open Access

Real-case benchmark for flow and tracer transport in the fractured rock

M. Hokr, H. Shao, W. P. Gardner, A. Balvín, H. Kunz, Y. Wang, M. Vencl

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Investigation of the impacts of local-scale hydrogeologic conditions on sinkhole occurrence in East-Central Florida, USA

Han Xiao, Yong Je Kim, Boo Hyun Nam, Dingbao Wang

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Estimation of evaporation for Lake Van

Harun Aydin, Hüseyin Karakuş

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Accumulated temperature changes in desert region and surrounding area during 1960–2013: a case study in the Alxa Plateau, Northwest China

Mengqun Xu, Zhuolun Li

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Soil chemical alteration due to slaughterhouse waste application as identified by spectral reflectance in São Paulo State, Brazil: an environmental monitoring useful tool

José A. M. Demattê, Julianne de Castro Oliveira, Tiago Rodrigues Tavares, Leonardo Ramirez Lopez, Fabrício da Silva Terra, Suzana Romeiro Araújo, Caio Troula Fongaro, Stoécio Malta Ferreira Maia, Francisco Fujita de Castro Mello, Rodnei Rizzo, Simone Vicente, Marco Antonio de Melo Bortolleto, Pedro Henrique Ramos Cerqueira

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Multi-objective optimization of multi-purpose multi-reservoir systems under high reliability constraints

Ruben Müller, Niels Schütze

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

The impact of land use change on runoff generation in an urbanizing watershed in the north of Iran

Mohammad Zare, Ali Akbar Nazari Samani, Majid Mohammady

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Gas migration of coal in front of a mining face considering crack evolution

S. G. Cao, F. Luo, Y. B. Liu, Y. Li, P. Guo, G. D. Li

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Investigation of the Youjiang active fault zone and a preliminary study of its impact on the planned Huaneng Baise Power Plant

Qingyu He, Changhong Yan, Baotian Xu, Qian Sun

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Distribution law of soil deformation caused by decompression of confined water

Zhen-Dong Cui, Ya-Jie Jia, Li Yuan

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Salinity evolution of coastal soils following reclamation and intensive usage, Eastern China

Aijing Yin, Ming Zhang, Chao Gao, Xiaohui Yang, Yan Xu, Pengbao Wu, Huan Zhang

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

State of the environment of urban and mining areas in the Selenga Transboundary River Basin (Mongolia Russia)

Nikolay Kasimov, Natalia Kosheleva, Petr Gunin, Ilya Korlyakov, Olga Sorokina, Ivan Timofeev

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Utilization of a 3D webGIS to support spatial planning regarding underground energy storage in the context of the German energy system transition at the example of the federal state of Schleswig–Holstein

Michael Nolde, Malte Schwanebeck, Frank Dethlefsen, Rainer Duttmann, Andreas Dahmke

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016 Open Access

Response of microorganisms and enzymes to soil contamination with a mixture of pethoxamid terbuthylazine

Jadwiga Wyszkowska, Monika Tomkiel, Małgorzata Baćmaga, Agata Borowik, Jan Kucharski

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

School-based environmental education in the context of a research and development project on integrated water resources management: experiences from Mongolia

Daniel Karthe, Tobias Reeh, Michael Walther, Steffen Niemann, Alexander Siegmund

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Combined rock-magnetic and geochemical characterization of Angangueo mining district, central Mexico

María del Sol Hernández-Bernal, Juan Morales, Pedro Corona-Chávez, Avto Goguitchaichvili, Francisco Bautista

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Study on a bidirectional reflectance distribution function inversion model based on HJ-1 CCD imagery

Qingyan Meng, Yunxiao Sun, Xiaojuan Xue, Xingfa Gu, Rumiana Vatseva, Jia-hui Zhang, Tamas Jancso

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Large-scale, seasonal flood risk analysis for agricultural crops in Germany

Stefan Klaus, Heidi Kreibich, Bruno Merz, Bernd Kuhlmann, Kai Schröter

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

2 m survey method and its improved device application in Dongshan geothermal field in Xiamen in China

Yanjun Zhang, Yangyang Xie, Tong Zhang, Tong Liu, Chi Zhang

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

GIS-based landslide susceptibility assessment: a case study in Kelemen Valley (Yenice—Karabuk, NW Turkey)

Ismail Kerem Tasoglu, Hulya Keskin Citiroglu, Cetin Mekik

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Environmental factors contributing to avian influenza risk in Poyang Lake region, China

Xiaowen Li, Jing Yang, Shanqian Huang, Tao Zhang, Jianyu Chang, Bing Xu

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Thermo-hydro-mechanical analysis of cement-based sensible heat stores for domestic applications

Xing-Yuan Miao, Christof Beyer, Uwe-Jens Görke, Olaf Kolditz, Henok Hailemariam, Thomas Nagel

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Methodological approach for ranking of different blockage detection techniques for pipeline

Shantanu Datta, Shibayan Sarkar

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

The key technologies for eutrophication simulation and algal bloom prediction in Lake Taihu, China

Zhuo Zhang, Guoqiang Peng, Fei Guo, Di Hu, Changchun Huang, Zhiyao Song

01-09-2016 | Original Article | Issue 18/2016

Chemical and isotopic characteristics of groundwater-dominated Radovna River (NW Slovenia)

Anja Torkar, Mihael Brenčič, Polona Vreča

01-09-2016 | Thematic Issue | Issue 18/2016

Application of the initial model feature of microtremor to investigate a part of the geothermal field of Jiangsu region in China

Baoqing Tian, Peifen Xu, Suqun Ling, Xueqiu Xu, Jianguo Du, Zhonghe Pang

01-09-2016 | International Viewpoint and News | Issue 18/2016

Breaking new ground with the Future Earth Media Lab

Anne Marie de Grosbois

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