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Environmental Earth Sciences

Environmental Earth Sciences 4/2015

Issue 4/2015

Table of Contents ( 67 Articles )

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Hydrochemical, isotopic and statistical characteristics of groundwater nitrate pollution in Damascus Oasis (Syria)

Boulos Abou Zakhem, Rania Hafez

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Blast-induced air and ground vibration prediction: a particle swarm optimization-based artificial neural network approach

Mohsen Hajihassani, Danial Jahed Armaghani, Masoud Monjezi, Edy Tonnizam Mohamad, Aminaton Marto

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Identification of the sources for groundwater salinization in the coastal aquifers of Southern Tamil Nadu, India

V. Pratheepa, S. Ramesh, N. Sukumaran, A. G. Murugesan

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Assessment of Egypt’s Red Sea coastal sensitivity to climate change

Mohamed E. Hereher

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Feasibility of ANFIS model for prediction of ground vibrations resulting from quarry blasting

Danial Jahed Armaghani, Ehsan Momeni, Seyed Vahid Alavi Nezhad Khalil Abad, Manoj Khandelwal

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Multi-element pollution in soil, ground and surface water from abandoned chromate chemical plants: a case study in Hangzhou, China

Lina Zou, Shaoxian Wang, Lei Liu, Muhammad Z. Hashmi, Xianjin Tang, Jiyan Shi

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Transport and biodegradation modeling of gasoline spills in soil–aquifer system

Zengguang Xu, Junrui Chai, Yanqing Wu, Ronggao Qin

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Period analysis and trend forecast for soil temperature in the Qinghai-Xizang Highway by wavelet transformation

Siru Gao, Qingbai Wu

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Groundwater pollution by arsenic and other toxic elements in an abandoned silver mine, Mexico

M. V. Esteller, E. Domínguez-Mariani, S. E. Garrido, M. Avilés

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

The impact of land use and land cover change on net primary productivity on China’s Sanjiang Plain

Guotao Dong, Juan Bai, Shengtian Yang, Linna Wu, Mingyong Cai, Yichi Zhang, Ya Luo, Zhiwei Wang

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Human comfort evaluation criteria for blast planning

Shihai Chen, Zihua Zhang, Jian Wu

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Distribution and temporal variation of PCBs and PAHs in soils and sediments from an e-waste dismantling site in China

Yuanyuan Gao, Yingying Wang, Qixing Zhou

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Analyzing geophysical signature of a hydrocarbon-contaminated soil using geoelectrical surveys

Sylvester Koroma, Alessandro Arato, Alberto Godio

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Total vulnerability estimation for the Tabriz aquifer (Iran) by combining a new model with DRASTIC

Abdorreza Vaezihir, Mehri Tabarmayeh

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Assessment of effect of pH, temperature and organic matter on zinc mobility in a hydromorphic soil

Rim Azouzi, Abdelkrim Charef, Ahmed Hichem Hamzaoui

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Modeling sanitary boundaries of drinking water wells on the Caspian Sea southern coasts, Iran

V. Gholami, H. Aghagoli, A. M. Kalteh

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Geotechnical evaluation of Ankara clay as a compacted clay liner

İlker Met, Haluk Akgün

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Tectonic geomorphology of High Zagros Ranges, SW Iran: an initiative towards seismic hazard assessment

Ali Faghih, Akbar Esmaeilzadeh Soudejani, Ahmad Nourbakhsh, Sara Rokni

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Assessment of heavy metal contamination risk in soils of landfill of Bizerte (Tunisia) with a focus on application of pollution indicators

Abdelwaheb Aydi

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in roadway and stormwater system maintenance residues

Edmund Azah, Hwidong Kim, Timothy Townsend

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015 Open Access

Hydrochemical disturbances measured in groundwater during the construction and operation of a large-scale underground facility in deep crystalline rock in Japan

Teruki Iwatsuki, Hiroki Hagiwara, Kazuaki Ohmori, Takashi Munemoto, Hironori Onoe

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Extraction of diesel from contaminated soil using subcritical water

Mohammad Nazrul Islam, Ha-Seung Park, Jeong-Hun Park

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Geochemical characteristics of groundwater in different climatic zones of Sri Lanka

Ruvini Rubasinghe, S. K. Gunatilake, Rohana Chandrajith

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Physiological approaches to determine the impact of climate changes on invasive African grasses in the savanna ecoregion of Brazil

Ana Paula de Faria, Geraldo Wilson Fernandes, Marcel Giovanni Costa França

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Reducing riverbed infiltration using mixtures of sodium bentonite and clay

Chunfa Zhou, Xiaoxuan Fan, Zigong Ning, Pengxiang Li, Chengcheng Liu, Peiling Yang, Yaoze Liu, Ze Shi, Yunkai Li

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

The application of quantitative fluorescent dye tracing to evaluate karst hydrogeologic response to varying recharge conditions in an urban area

Douglas Gouzie, James Berglund, Kevin L. Mickus

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Multiple metal-resistant bacteria and fungi from acidic copper mine tailings of Xinjiang, China

Deepika Kumari, Xiangliang Pan, Varenyam Achal, Daoyong Zhang, Fahad A. Al-Misned, M. Golam Mortuza

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Monitoring and analysis of aeolian desertification dynamics from 1975 to 2010 in the Heihe River Basin, northwestern China

Xiang Song, Tao Wang, Xian Xue, Changzhen Yan, Sen Li

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Tourism positioning using decision support system (case study: Chahnime—Zabol, Iran)

Malihe Erfani, Shahram Afrougheh, Tahereh Ardakani, Asiyeh Sadeghi

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Water quality deterioration as a driver for river restoration: a review of case studies from Asia, Europe and North America

Vidhya Chittoor Viswanathan, Mario Schirmer

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Assessment of the radiological impacts of treated phosphogypsum used as the main constituent of building materials in Jordan

Mohammad Salem Al-Hwaiti

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Hydrochemical characterisation of water quality in the Sarcheshmeh copper complex, SE Iran

Sajjad Jannesar Malakooti, Majid Shahhosseini, Faramarz Doulati Ardejani, Saied Ziaeddin Shafaei Tonkaboni, Mohammad Noaparast

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015 Open Access

Assessment of the metals contamination and their grading by SAW method: a case study in Sarcheshmeh copper complex, Kerman, Iran

Ali Rezaei, Mohammadreza Shayestehfar, Hossein Hassani, Mohammad Reza Tavakoli Mohammadi

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Deterioration mechanisms of the compact clay-bearing limestone of Tournai used in the Romanesque portals of the Tournai Cathedral (Belgium)

Laurent Fontaine, Roel Hendrickx, Hilde De Clercq

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

The influence of the water saturation on the strength of volcanic tuffs used as building stones

Mustafa Yavuz Çelik, Ayşe Ergül

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Simulating the impact of subsurface dam construction on the change of nitrate distribution

R. Lalehzari, S. H. Tabatabaei

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Integrated geochemical and microbiological approach to water quality assessment: case study of the Enyigba metallogenic province, South-eastern Nigeria

Ogbonnaya Igwe, Ekundayo Joseph Adepehin, Jemima Omonigho Adepehin

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Groundwater classification and its suitability in Kadaladi, Ramanathapuram, India using GIS techniques

N. Balasubramanian, P. Sivasubramanian, John Prince Soundranayagam, N. Chandrasekar, B. Gowtham

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Mineralogical, hydrogeochemical and isotopic characteristics of the Žveplenica sulphide karstic spring (Trebuša Valley, NW Slovenia)

Mojca Zega, Boštjan Rožič, Martin Gaberšek, Tjaša Kanduč, Petra Žvab Rožič, Timotej Verbovšek

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Hydrogeochemistry of Dal Lake and the potential for present, future management by using facies, ionic ratios, and statistical analysis

Mohd Saleem, Gh Jeelani, Rouf Ahmad Shah

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Model test study on monitoring dynamic process of slope failure through spatial sensor network

Ping Lu, Hangbin Wu, Gang Qiao, Weiyue Li, Marco Scaioni, Tiantian Feng, Shijie Liu, Wen Chen, Nan Li, Chun Liu, Xiaohua Tong, Yang Hong, Rongxing Li

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Experimental apparatus and method to investigate permeability and porosity of shale matrix from Haenam Basin in Korea

Hochang Jang, Jeonghwan Lee, Wonsuk Lee

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

A new unified failure criterion for unsaturated soils

Changguang Zhang, Xindong Chen, Wen Fan, Junhai Zhao

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Slope stability analysis based on immunised evolutionary programming

Wei Gao

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Implementation of the geo-correlation methodology for predictability of catastrophic weather events: long-term US tornado season and short-term hurricanes

Lev Eppelbaum, Alexander Isakov

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Effects of slow-release fertilizers on nitrate leaching, its distribution in soil profile, N-use efficiency, and yield in potato crop

H. Zareabyaneh, M. Bayatvarkeshi

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Application of GIS-based fuzzy logic and rock engineering system (RES) approaches for landslide susceptibility mapping in Selelkula area of the Lower Jema River Gorge, Central Ethiopia

Matebie Meten, Netra Prakash Bhandary, Ryuichi Yatabe

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Assessment of the mobile forms of zinc and copper content in soil samples from areas of different land use on example of the Krasnogvardeisky District of the St. Petersburg

G. A. Shamilishvili, E. V. Abakumov, A. G. Ryumin

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Application of environmental sensitivity index (ESI) maps of shorelines to coastal oil spills: a case study of Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

Doan Quang Tri, Nguyen Cao Don, Chen Yi Ching, P. K. Mishra

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Characterization of groundwater contaminant sources in the coastal sand dune aquifer, Prakasam district, A.P. India

D. V. Reddy, P. Nagabhushanam, T. Madhav, P. Chandrakala, A. G. S. Reddy

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Variation of naturally occurring radionuclides, dose rate and mineral characteristics with particle size and altitude in bottom sediments of a river originating from Anamalai hills in the Western Ghats of India

N. Krishnamoorthy, S. Mullainathan, R. Mehra

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Applicability of ecological benthic health evaluation tools to three subtropical estuaries (Azini, Jask and Khalasi) from the Iranian coastal waters

Mohammadreza Taherizadeh, Moslem Sharifinia

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Chemical properties of soil and runoff water under different land uses in Abbottabad, Pakistan

Muhammad Irshad, Jawad Ali, Faridullah, A. Egrinya Eneji

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Provenance discrimination of surface sediments using rare earth elements in the Yalu River estuary, China

Yue Liu, Yan Cheng, Jingwei Liu, Liang Zhang, Chunpeng Zhang, Cunde Zheng

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Characterization, sources and ecological risk assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in long-term contaminated riverbank sediments

G. Patricia Johnston, David Lineman, Carl G Johnston, Laura Leff

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Modeling water requirements of major crops and their responses to climate change in the North China Plain

Xinping Luo, Jun Xia, Hong Yang

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Urban water resources allocation under the uncertainties of water supply and demand: a case study of Urumqi, China

B. Wang, W. Li, G. H. Huang, L. Liu, L. Ji, Y. Li

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Vegetational and climatic variations during the past 3100 years in southern India: evidence from pollen, magnetic susceptibility and particle size data

Amalava Bhattacharyya, Kizhur Sandeep, Sandhya Misra, Rajasekhariah Shankar, Anish K. Warrier, Zhou Weijian, Lu Xuefeng

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Evaluation of precipitation effects on groundwater levels in a Mediterranean alluvial plain based on hydrogeological conceptualization

F. Pliakas, A. Kallioras, P. Damianidis, P. Kostakakis

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

A single-site reactive transport model of Cs+ for the in situ diffusion and retention (DR) experiment

Shuping Yi, Javier Samper, Acacia Naves, Josep M. Soler

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

A data-based model for predicting wildfires in Chapada das Mesas National Park in the State of Maranhão

Fábio Teodoro de Souza, Tarcyzio Cezar Koerner, Rafael Chlad

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Seasonal variation in trace element concentrations and Pb isotopic composition of airborne particulates during Asian dust and non-Asian dust periods in Daejeon, Korea

Pyeong-Koo Lee, Ho Young Jo, Min-Ju Kang, Soon-Oh Kim

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Changeability of simulated hydrograph from a steep watershed resulted from applying Clark’s IUH and different time–area histograms

S. H. R. Sadeghi, R. Mostafazadeh, A. Sadoddin

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Developing and testing a best management practices tool for estimating effectiveness of nonpoint source pollution control

Runzhe Geng, Xiaoyan Wang, Andrew Sharpley

01-08-2015 | Original Article | Issue 4/2015

Groundwater contamination with volatile organic compounds in urban and industrial areas: analysis of co-occurrence and land use effects

Soonyoung Yu, Pyeong-Koo Lee, Sang-Il Hwang

01-08-2015 | Reviews on Books and Media | Issue 4/2015

Rosenshein JS and Moore JE | History of the development of hydrogeology in the United States, 2nd edition

James W. LaMoreaux

01-08-2015 | International Viewpoint and News | Issue 4/2015

Ecological desert environment suffers from industrial wastewater pollution in northwestern China

Ming Dou, Qingbin Mi, Congying Li, Yanyan Wang

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