Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Statistical evaluation of surface water quality parameters: the extent of industrial effluent pollution in urban settlement

I.T. Horsfall; I. Okosa; T. Adumbu; T.H. Ekiyor

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 125-134


  ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Industrial effluent contamination of water resources has emerged as a major challenge in developing and densely populated countries like Nigeria where river systems are the primary means for disposal of waste, especially the effluents from surrounding industries. ...  Read More

Sustainable urban infrastructure
Various impacts of COVID-19 on environmental pollution

N. Kumar; R. Tyagi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-10


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global health crisis that had a deep impact on the world and our everyday lives. The deadly virus i.e. SARS-CoV-2 has rapidly spread around the world, posing enormous health, social, economic, and environmental challenges to the entire human ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
The impact of coronavirus induced general holiday on air quality in urban area

A.A. Nayeem; A.K. Majumder; W.S. Carter

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 207-216

  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The Bangladesh government declared a general holiday beginning on March 26, 2020 aimed to combat coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The aim of this study was to assess the impacts of the general holiday on air quality in Dhaka city area of Bangladesh. METHODS: Hourly PM2.5 (aerodynamic ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Environmental management solutions for bus terminals utilizing SWOT analysis

M. Sayevand; A. Mohammadi; F. Moattar; V. Babaei

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 145-156


  As a communication link between suburban and urban roads, terminals prevent buses from entering the cities, thus, they play an important role in improving traffic flow, reducing urban environmental pollution. Clearly, proximity of te rminals to cities will bring about environmental pollution in different ...  Read More