Urban management and public health
Lessons learned from urban crisis management system in COVID-19 pandemic using social network analysis

M. Samadi-Foroushani; S.S. Mirasmaeeli; A. Nasiri; Z. Molamohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2024


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Crises of high uncertainty and complexity provoke discussion about new requirements of crisis management systems, which is of utmost importance in developing a cooperative environment and providing effective responses. This study aims to analyze the cooperative system of Tehran ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
Identifying the antecedents and consequences of phubbing

A. Jamadi; A.R. RajabipoorMeybodi; E. Hosseini; Z.S. Doaei

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 515-528


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The influence of smartphones in face-to-face interactions has presently affected the methods of human interaction in various social environments and has led to the emerging phenomenon of phubbing.  Phubbing has been the focus of researchers as the employee's perception ...  Read More

Urban management and public health
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 , October 2021, , Pages 427-444


  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
Improvements to increase the efficiency of solar dryers for different waste sludge management

Z. Amin; N.K. Salihoglu

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


  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
Application of remote sensing and geographical information system in mapping land cover of the national park

A. Lemma Tadesse

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


  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
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 , April 2019, , Pages 77-86


   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
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 , July 2018, , Pages 257-264


  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
Frequency of electronics-waste generated heavy metals in urban waterways

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

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


  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
Livestock slaughterhouses waste management in urban environment

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

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


  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
A GIS- Based suitability analysis for siting a solid waste in an urban area

M. Salemi; R. Hejazi

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


  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