Urban management and public health
1. Effect of activities conducted near lakes by comparing contaminant levels, trophic status, and a possible bioremediation method

N.Y. Guerrero Del Castillo; J.C. Musa Wasil; K.J. Malavé Llamas; C. Morales Agrinzoni

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 427-444

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.04.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The lakes in the state of Minnesota (MN) have undergone accelerated changes with the passing of time, where cattle ranching, agriculture, the increase of industrial jobs and urban area development have changed their condition from pristine to critical. To evaluate this problem, ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
2. Improvements to increase the efficiency of solar dryers for different waste sludge management

Z. Amin; N.K. Salihoglu

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 277-290

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.04.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In this study, an integrated phase change material drying system was designed to evaluate the efficiency of the system with the use of renewable solar energy for different types of sludge with different moisture content. METHODS: This study was performed on the wastewater ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
3. Application of remote sensing and geographical information system in mapping land cover of the national park

A. Lemma Tadesse

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 139-152

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.02.05

Abstract
  The study was conducted with the objective of mapping landscape cover of Nechsar National park in Ethiopia to produce spatially accurate and timely information on land use and changing pattern. Monitoring provides the planners and decision-makers with required information about the current state of its ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
4. A comparative study for quality of local and imported commercially available bottled water brands

S.R. Sajjala; S.K. Al Dewery; A. Ahmed; A.H.H. Al Sakiti

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 77-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2019.02.01

Abstract
   In this study the quality of Omani and United Arab Emirates bottled water brands which are sold in Oman were assessed by comparing the chemical composition indicated on manufacturer’s label with local and international bottled water standards. Results indicated that all the bottled water ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
5. Reducing industrial dust pollution by Ash tree Fraxinus excelsior in urban green belt

M. Esfandiari; H. Sodaiezadeh; M.H. Hakimi Meibody; M.H. Mokhtari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 257-264

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2018.03.08

Abstract
  Heavy metal pollutionis one of the largest problems in the Environment and human being. In industrial and urban areas trees can give better quantifications for pollutant concentrations and atmospheric deposition than non-biological samples. In order to know ability of Fraxinus excelsior­ (Ash tree) ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
6. Frequency of electronics-waste generated heavy metals in urban waterways

T.D. Adeniyi; P.U. Achukwu; A.A. Abubakar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 89-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.001

Abstract
  Heavy metals are one of the dreadful environmental pollutants. Its toxicity is a menace to the ecosystem and has attracted global concern over the decades. The attendant uncontrolled disposal and recycling of electronic-waste (e-waste) has greatly influence the elevated concentration of heavy metals ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
7. Livestock slaughterhouses waste management in urban environment

S. Golbaz; M. Farzadkia; A. Vanani; M.M. Emamjomeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 163-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.008

Abstract
  The current study presents an investigation on the waste management in the cattle slaughterhouse by the following objectives: a) to identify the existing waste management practices in relation to sources, quantity and characteristic of wastes; b) to identify the situation of production, collection, storage, ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
8. A GIS- Based suitability analysis for siting a solid waste in an urban area

M. Salemi; R. Hejazi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 57-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.01.006

Abstract
  An appropriate solid waste disposal has been a major problem in municipal environment. The use of landfills is the most economical and environmentally acceptable method for the disposal of solid waste all over the world. The analysis of spatial data and consideration of regulation and accepted criteria ...  Read More