Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
26. Social vulnerability of small scale coastal fisher's livelihood to climate change

I.F. Vincent –Akpu; F. Annor-Frempong

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 171-180

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.03.001

Abstract
  Fisheries support livelihood of over half a billion of people globally. Many of these people live in coastal regions of developing countries; and have limited capacity to adapt and build resilience in the face of climate change.  This research assesses the biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
27. Assessment of the local communities’ knowledge on mangrove ecology

M. Sawairnathan; N. Halimoon

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 125-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.004

Abstract
  The Kuala Selangor mangrove forest are facing massive reclamation for economic development but the conservation aspect and fisheries values of mangroves have been ignored in the decision-making process. The local community support and awareness of the mangrove forest conservation are still doubtful. ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
28. Evaluation of cement dust effects on soil microbial biomass and chlorophyll content of Triticum aestivum L. and Hordeum vulgare L.

M. Alavi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 113-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.003

Abstract
  ABSTRACT: Overall plant growth and microbial biomass can be effected by dust accumulation. The chloroform fumigation-extraction method was used to evaluating the effect of cement dust pollution emitted from Kurdistan cement factory on soil microbial biomass carbon. Chlorophyll content (a, b and total) ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
29. Removal of total petroleum hydrocarbons from polluted urban soils of the outskirts of Ahvaz, southwestern Iran

A. Takdastan; M. Kardani; H. Janadeleh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 155-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.007

Abstract
  Earlier phases of economic expansion and urban development have resulted in significant sources of urban soil contamination. Petroleum hydrocarbons are one of the most common groups of persistent organic contaminants in the environment. In this study, two types of treatment in 3 concentrations were prepared ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
30. Environmental qualitative assessment of water resources in Tehran

T. Jafarynasab

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 77-88

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.01.008

Abstract
  Increasing water demand and reducing its contaminations are the main concerns and challenges for water resource managers and planner due to its limited sources and high value. This study aims to assess and understand the factors which threaten the quality of groundwater resources and to achieve this, ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
31. Application of Gene Expression Programming to water dissolved oxygen concentration prediction

V. Mehdipour; M. Memarianfard; F. Homayounfar

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 39-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.01.004

Abstract
  This research based on record and collected data from four stations at Eymir Lake, Turkey, which are monitored daily in seven months. Water quality monitoring using former methods are time-needed and expensive, while the application of gene expression programming is more understandable, rapid, and reliable ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
32. Effects of long-term municipal waste compost application on the concentrations of macro elements and yield of rice

M. Ranjbar; Gh. Sadeghnejadtalouki; M. Ghajar Sepanlou; F. Sadegh Zadeh; M.A. Bahmanyar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 243-252

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.002

Abstract
  An experiment was conducted as randomized complete block design with three replications and 14 fertilizer treatments in year 2014. The treatments were including the control, application of chemical fertilizers according the soil analysis, application of 15, 30 and 45 tons of municipal  waste compost ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
33. Evolutionary pattern, operation mechanism and policy orientation of low carbon economy development

X. Dou

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 301-314

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.008

Abstract
  The essence of low carbon economy development is a continuous evolution and innovation process of socio-economic system from traditional high carbon economy to new sustainable green low carbon economy to achieve a sustainable dynamic balance and benign interactive development of various elements between ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
34. Modeling and zoning of land subsidence in the southwest of Tehran using artificial neural networks

M. Pishro; S. Khosravi; S.M. Tehrani; S.R. Mousavi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 159-168

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.01.03.002

Abstract
  The earth's surface, due to its natural conditions and its structure is always changing and reshaping. One of the created deformations is the land subsidence. This is the most dangerous events which can be seen in most urban areas especially in the agricultural plains today. This study aims at zoning ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
35. Environmental planning and management of urban natural landscapes

A.R. Sadeghi; M. Khakzand

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 209-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.01.03.007

Abstract
  Advantages of urbanization such as access to clean water, health, and overall easier life in cities, as well as the disadvantages or its negative effects on environment cannot be ignored. Today, there are numerous environmental problems due to the reduction in ecologically valuable places within urban ...  Read More