Review Article
30/6/2017
Tengku Nadiah Yusof, Mohd Rafatullah, Rohaslinda Mohamad, Norli Ismail, Zarina Zainuddin, Japareng Lalung
Cyanobacteria are bacteria found in different ecosystems, such as lakes and rocks. These bacteria, capable of photosynthesis, are important sources of oxygen. However, some cyanobacterial strains can produce toxins, which are harmful to humans and animals. Therefore, collection of epidemiological and surveillance data on cyanobacterial toxins in ... read more
Review Article
30/6/2017
Priyanka Kumari, N.C. Gupta, A. Kaur
An attempt has been made in this paper to review various studies associated with groundwater contamination near landfill sites, basically caused by non-engineered landfills or open dumps in India and overseas, and its impact on human health. Landfill leachate contains different kinds of municipal toxic wastes as ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Mohammad Reza Samarghandi, Ali Poormohammadi, Samane Shanesaz, Kazem Godini
The current study aimed at comparing the performances of activated carbon and graphene in the removal of reactive red 198. The experiments were conducted in a batch reactor and the effects of some operational parameters including initial dye concentration, pH, contact time, and different doses of activated ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Reza Shokoohi, Abdollah Dargahi, Razieh Khamutian, Yaser Vaziri
The presence of antibiotics in the environment, especially aquatic environments, is a major health and environmental concern. Wastewater treatment plants play an important role in the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater and removal of contaminants. The aim of this study was to determine the concentration of ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Mohammad Hossien Salmani Nodoushan, Zinab Parvizi, Fatemah Mirzai Nodoushan, Mohammad Taghi Ghaneian
The arsenite species is a common form of arsenic in nature and ground waters and is categorized as a major public health group. In the present study, the arsenite ions from contaminated solutions were removed by adsorption on the granola modified lemon peel. The arsenite adsorption on ... read more
Research Article
24/6/2017
Meysam Alizamir, Soheil Sobhanardakani
Nowadays, about 50% the world’s population is living in dry and semi dry regions and has utilized groundwater as a source of drinking water. Therefore, forecasting of pollutant content in these regions is vital. This study was conducted to compare the performance of artificial neural networks (ANNs) ... read more
Research Article
25/6/2017
Fatemeh Sarvi, Azam Nadali, Mahmoud Khodadost, Melika Kharghani Moghaddam, Majid Sadeghifar
PM2.5 is an important indicator of air pollution. This pollutant can result in lung and respiratory problems in people. The aim of the present study was to predict number of PM2.5 exceedance days using Hidden Markov Model considering Poisson distribution as an indicator for people susceptible to ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Zahra Rahmani, Mohammad Taghi Samadi
Surfactants are one of the main groups of pollutants released into aqueous solutions due to human activities and their harmful effects have been proven on human. In this study, first, magnetic multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MMWCNTs) were synthesized and then, the effects of operating parameters such as surfactant ... read more

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