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1. Aerosol generation from a simulated air leak.

Author(s) : Helgeson, S. A.; Lim, K. G.; Lee, A. S.; Niven, A. S.; Patel, N. M.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology 2021 Vol.28 No.1 pp.73-75

2. Co-absorption and reduction mechanism of SO2 and NO2 from flue gas using a Na2SO3 solution with an oxidation inhibitor.

Herein, a novel Na2SO3 process enhanced with an oxidation inhibitor was proposed for the synergic removal of SO2 and NO2 from nonferrous smelting flue gas. The co-absorption and reduction characteristics and mechanism of SO2 and NO2 were investigated. Results showed that when 80.59, 161.17, and...

Author(s) : Ma YongPeng; Wang JianDong; Yuan DongLi; Zhang XiaoJing; Qu Zan; Zhang HongZhong; Ma YunXia

Publisher : Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA

Journal article : Environmental Engineering Science 2021 Vol.38 No.4 pp.277-284

3. Surface water-groundwater exchange dynamics in buried-valley aquifer systems.

Groundwater is a primary source of drinking water worldwide, but excess nutrients and emerging contaminants could compromise groundwater quality and limit its usage as a drinking water source. As such contaminants become increasingly prevalent in the biosphere, a fundamental understanding of their...

Author(s) : Wallace, C. D.; Soltanian, M. R.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Hydrological Processes 2021 Vol.35 No.3 ref.1

4. Sensitivity analysis of fine dust spreading from litter in poultry houses.

Poultry houses are one of the major sources of agricultural particulate matter (PM) emissions into the environment. Litter properties, poultry activities, and indoor climate of poultry houses are the main parameters that influence the dust emission, but precise quantitative effects and their...

Author(s) : Derakhshani, S. M.; Ogink, N. W. M.; Bos, B. A. P.; Groot Koerkamp, P. W. G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biosystems Engineering 2021 Vol.208 pp.272-286 ref.46

5. Strong links between Saharan dust fluxes, monsoon strength, and north Atlantic climate during the last 5000 years.

Despite the multiple impacts of mineral aerosols on global and regional climate and the primary climatic control on atmospheric dust fluxes, dust-climate feedbacks remain poorly constrained, particularly at submillennial time scales, hampering regional and global climate models. We reconstruct...

Author(s) : Cruz, J. A.; McDermott, F.; Turrero, M. J.; Edwards, R. L.; Martín-Chivelet, J.

Publisher : American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, USA

Journal article : Science Advances 2021 Vol.7 No.26 ref.89

6. Assessment of leachate contamination potential of landfills in Ibadan, Nigeria.

Environmental pollution leads to poor health and has been a worrisome experience to humanity for the past few decades. This research was conducted to determine the pollution potential of landfill leachates (LFL) in Sub-Saharan Africa, using Ibadan as case study. Survey of landfills in the...

Author(s) : Adesogan, S. O.; Omonigho, B. O.

Publisher : Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria

Journal article : African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 2021 Vol.15 No.5 pp.179-187 ref.many

7. Wood burning pollution in Chile: a tale of two mid-size cities.

Cities in southern Chile are facing high levels of PM2.5 because of wood burning pollution. We quantify the contribution of wood smoke to fine particles in two mid-size cities: Molina and Valdivia, located in different climate zones. The sampling campaigns were carried out during austral winter...

Author(s) : Jorquera, H.; Villalobos, A. M.; Schauer, J. J.

Publisher : Turkish National Committee for Air Pollution Research and Control (TUNCAP), Buca, Turkey

Journal article : Atmospheric Pollution Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.50-59

8. A numerical scheme for advection dominated problems based on a Lagrange interpolation.

Applying conventional numerical techniques for solving advection dominated problems, especially in the presence of sharp gradients, produces inaccurate results. This paper presents a robust numerical scheme for approximating the advection equation. The proposed scheme is based on the method of...

Author(s) : Ahmadi, H.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Groundwater for Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.13 ref.42

9. The impacts of agricultural trade on economic growth and environmental pollution: evidence from Bangladesh using ARDL in the presence of structural breaks.

Agricultural trade significantly promotes the economic boom in developing countries. Extensive traditional agricultural production methods have increased the pressure on the agricultural environment by expanding agricultural trade, which has attracted the attention of many scholars. This study aims ...

Author(s) : Ghimire, A.; Lin FeiTing; Zhuang PeiFen

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.75

10. Climate change and water dynamics in rural Uganda.

The purpose of this case study is to examine the effects of climate change on agricultural life in rural Uganda. Based on primary data, the authors examine major themes related to climate change and disasters as conveyed by individuals in a small agricultural region in Eastern Uganda. Specifically, ...

Author(s) : McKinney, L.; Wright, D. C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.71

11. A fluorescence method based on N, S-doped carbon dots for detection of ammonia in aquaculture water and freshness of fish.

Excessive ammonia can cause the death of fish and the eutrophication of the water environment, so ammonia detection is essential for environmental monitoring. In this study, a highly selective sensing strategy for ammonia detection based on N, S co-doped carbon dots (N, S-CDs) was developed. The...

Author(s) : Zhang JiaRan; Xu ZeYu; Shi Ce; Yang XinTing

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.37

12. Review of remediation solutions for acid mine drainage using the modified hill framework.

This paper reviews the Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) remediation potential and operational costs of twelve existing AMD remediation methods against Class 0 and Class I AMD geochemical characteristics as defined in the Modified Hill Framework. Of the twelve remediation options reviewed in this study,...

Author(s) : Thisani, S. K.; Kallon, D. V. von; Byrne, P.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.127

13. Inhibitory effects and mechanisms of low-molecular-mass organic acids (LMMOAs) toward Cr(III) oxidation.

Photo-reduction of Cr(VI) into Cr(III) has been extensively studied for the alleviation of Cr(VI) hazards. However, knowledge in regard to the Cr(III) oxidation back into Cr(VI), which serves an equally important role in controlling Cr pollution, is limited. To this end, inhibitory effects and...

Author(s) : Ng KimHoong; Liu YuTing; Chang ChungTse; Chiang PoNeng; Teah HengYi; Chang PoHsiang; Tzou, Y. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

14. On the capability of the epigeous organs of Phragmites australis to act as metal accumulators in biomonitoring studies.

With a view of shedding light on the accumulation capability of the epigeous organs of common reed (Phragmites australis), employed worldwide in metal biomonitoring, an accumulation study of Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn was performed, focusing on leaves belonging to different whorls and culms. ...

Author(s) : Baldantoni, D.; Bellino, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.35

15. Study on coupled relationship between urban air quality and land use in Lanzhou, China.

The intensification of global urbanization has exacerbated the negative impact of atmospheric environmental factors in urban areas, thus threatening the sustainability of future urban development. In order to ensure the sustainability of urban atmospheric environments, exploring the changing laws...

Author(s) : Yan CuiXia; Wang LuCang; Zhang Qing

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.73

16. Using onboard-produced drinking water to achieve ballast-free management.

Based on the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (the Ballast Water Management Convention, or BWM Convention) of the International Maritime Organization, from 8 September 2017, all ships must have an approved Ballast Water Management...

Author(s) : Lu KunTu; Lui HonKit; Chen ChenTung [Chen, C. T. A.]; Liu LiLian; Yang Lei; Dong ChengDi; Chen ChiuWen

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.30

17. Marine debris in Malaysia: a review on the pollution intensity and mitigating measures.

The launch of Roadmap towards Zero Single-use Plastics in 2018 demands baseline data on the management of marine debris in Malaysia. In 2021, Malaysia is placed 28th top plastic polluter in the world with plastic consumption at 56 kg/capita/year, therefore data on mismanaged plastic is imperative....

Author(s) : Fauziah, S. H.; Rizman-Idid, M.; Cheah Wee; Loh KarHoe; Sahadev Sharma; Noormaiza, M. R.; Bordt, M.; Praphotjanaporn, T.; Samah, A. A.; Sabaruddin, J. S.; George, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

18. Decision support tools for oil spill response (OSR-DSTs): approaches, challenges, and future research perspectives.

Marine oil spills pose a significant threat to ocean and coastal ecosystems . In addition to costs incurred by response activities, an economic burden could be experienced by stakeholders dependent on coastal resources. Decision support tools for oil spill response (OSR-DSTs) have been playing an...

Author(s) : Yang ZhaoYang; Chen, Z.; Lee, K.; Owens, E.; Boufadel, M. C.; An ChunJiang; Taylor, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

19. The nexus of macroplastic and microplastic research and plastic regulation policies in the Philippines marine coastal environments.

The Philippines was reported as one of the top plastic polluters (macroplastics and microplastics (MPs)) to the marine coastal environment, which necessitated the development and enforcement of plastic regulation policies. However, the nexus between the growing research on macroplastic/MP and the...

Author(s) : Galarpe, R. K. R. van; Jaraula, C. M. B.; Paler, M. K. O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

20. Climate change impacts on pollutants mobilization and interactive effects of climate change and pollutants on toxicity and bioaccumulation of pollutants in estuarine and marine biota and linkage to seafood security.

This article provides an overview of the impacts of climate change stressors (temperature, ocean acidification, sea-level rise, and hypoxia) on estuarine and marine biota (algae, crustaceans, molluscs, corals, and fish). It also assessed possible/likely interactive impacts (combined impacts of...

Author(s) : Kibria, G.; Nugegoda, D.; Rose, G.; Haroon, A. K. Y.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

21. Low levels of ultra-violet radiation mitigate the deleterious effects of nitrate and thermal stress on coral photosynthesis.

Reef ecosystems are under increasing pressure from global and local stressors. Rising seawater temperature and high ultraviolet radiation (UVR) levels are the main drivers of the disruption of the coral-dinoflagellate symbiosis (bleaching). Bleaching can also be exacerbated by nitrate contamination ...

Author(s) : Blanckaert, A. C. A.; Marangoni, L. F. de B.; Rottier, C.; Grover, R.; Ferrier-Pagès, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

22. The characterisation and provenance of crude oils stranded on the south Australian coastline. Part I: oil types and their weathering.

Semi-solid crude oil has been known to wash ashore along the South Australian coastline for over 120 years. The early reports pre-date offshore petroleum exploration and tanker shipping activities in Australian waters, suggesting that this stranded oil originates from natural offshore seepage....

Author(s) : Corrick, A. J.; Hall, P. A.; Gong Se; McKirdy, D. M.; Trefry, C.; Ross, A. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

23. Temporal trends of marine litter in a tropical recreational beach: a case study of Mkomani beach, Kenya.

Six marine litter standing stock surveys were carried out to determine the influence of monsoon on the temporal abundance and composition of macro-litter in Mkomani beach, Mombasa Kenya. Foam (0.073 items m-2) and plastic (0.042 items m-2) fragments had the highest densities. The brand audit...

Author(s) : Okuku, E. O.; Kiteresi, L.; Owato, G.; Otieno, K.; Omire, J.; Kombo, M. M.; Mwalugha, C.; Mbuche, M.; Gwada, B.; Wanjeri, V.; Nelson, A.; Chepkemboi, P.; Achieng, Q.; Ndwiga, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

24. Coastal ecosystem inventory with characterization and identification of plastic contamination and additives from aquaculture materials.

In the early 1970s, studies of marine litter first appeared in the scientific literature. Fifty years later, knowledge of several coastal areas of the Atlantic, the driving forces of oyster farmers and aquaculture, is lacking. This work documents a pilot study on an Atlantic coastal area (France)....

Author(s) : Bringer, A.; Floch, S. le; Kerstan, A.; Thomas, H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167 ref.2

25. Comparative assessment of marine weathering of ROP-derived biopolymers against conventional plastics.

Bio-based plastics were designed to replace single-use plastics and to cause less post-consumer environmental damage. This paper assesses the weathering of four bio-based polymers created by ring opening polymerization (ROP) promoted by a previously reported Ti-based catalyst, to detect any...

Author(s) : Rodgers, K.; Mayes, W. M.; Santoro, O.; Redshaw, C.; Mccumskay, R.; Parsons, D. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167