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  1. Content type: Research article

    Traffic noise is a highly relevant environmental impact in cities. Models to estimate traffic noise, in turn, can be useful tools to guide mitigation measures. In this paper, the applicability of models to est...

    Authors: Ricardo A. Melo, Roberto L. Pimentel, Diego M. Lacerda and Wekisley M. Silva

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:83

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    Compared with common dust storms, saline dust storms transport high concentrations of fine-grain saline and alkaline material. The saline dust storm differs from common dust storm, especially considering the s...

    Authors: Akbar Gholampour, Ramin Nabizadeh, Mohammad Sadegh Hassanvand, Hasan Taghipour, Shahrokh Nazmara and Amir Hossein Mahvi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:82

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    Bio-cathode denitrifying microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a promising bio-electrochemical system (BES) where both the reactions of anodic oxidation and cathodic reduction are catalyzed by microorganisms. In this n...

    Authors: Abdullah Al-Mamun and Mahad Said Baawain

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:81

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The abundant use of tetracycline antibiotics in veterinary medicine may result in the presence of their residues in milk at unsafe concentrations that can adversely affect public health. The aim of the current...

    Authors: Fathollah Aalipour, Maryam Mirlohi, Mohammad Jalali and Leila Azadbakht

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:80

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    This study aimed to characterize the effects of ethanol on the monopolar electrochemical process to remove Bacillus subtilis spores from drinking water. In particular, spores’ destruction was tested by applying 2...

    Authors: Masuma Moghaddam Arjmand, Abbas Rezaee, Simin Nasseri and Said Eshraghi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:78

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Perfluorocarboxylic acids (PFCAs) are emerging pollutant and classified as fully fluorinated hydrocarbons containing a carboxylic group. PFCAs show intensively resistance against chemical and biological degrad...

    Authors: Gholamreza Bonyadinejad, Mohsen Khosravi, Afshin Ebrahimi, Roya Nateghi, Seyed Mahmood Taghavi-Shahri and Hamed Mohammadi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:77

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  7. Content type: Research article

    In this study, a central composite design (CCD) was used for modeling and optimizing the operation parameters such as pH, initial tetracycline and persulfate concentration and reaction time on the tetracycline...

    Authors: Gholam Hossein Safari, Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Kamyar Yaghmaeian, Ramin Nabizadeh and Mahmood Alimohammadi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:76

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Being established in 1988 in the vicinity of Isfahan city, Mubarakeh Steel complex has imposed adverse environmental and health effects within the area. The study area is covered by lots of farms through which...

    Authors: Zohreh Ghaemi, Abdolreza Karbassi, Faramarz Moattar, Amirhesam Hassani and Nematollah Khorasani

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:75

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  9. Content type: Review article

    Heavy metals pollution has become a more serious environmental problem in the last several decades as a result releasing toxic materials into the environment. Various techniques such as physical, chemical, bio...

    Authors: Edris Bazrafshan, Leili Mohammadi, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam and Amir Hossein Mahvi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:74

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Fossil fuels’ pollution and their non-renewability have motivated the search for alternative fuels. Some common example of seed oils are sunflower oil, date seed oil, soy bean oil. For instance, soy methyl and...

    Authors: Kambiz Tahvildari, Yasaman Naghavi Anaraki, Reza Fazaeli, Sogol Mirpanji and Elham Delrish

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:73

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  11. Content type: Research article

    This study examined biodegradation kinetics of styrene and ethylbenzene as representatives of alkenylbenzenes and mono-alkylbenzenes, respectively. The compounds were studied independently and as binary mixtur...

    Authors: Hossein Hazrati, Jalal Shayegan and Seyed Mojtaba Seyedi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:72

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The wind turbine’s sound seems to have a proportional effect on health of people living near to wind farms. This study aimed to investigate the effect of noise emitted from wind turbines on general health, sle...

    Authors: Milad Abbasi, Mohammad Reza Monazzam, Arash Akbarzadeh, Seyyed Abolfazl Zakerian and Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:71

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Mediterranean Sea, Egypt is an economically important marine environment. During the last decades there has been extensive increase in the levels of urbanization and industrialization along its coastal area. T...

    Authors: Naglaa Farag Soliman, Samir Mahmoud Nasr and Mohamed Abdelaziz Okbah

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:70

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Although drought impacts on water quantity are widely recognized, the impacts on water quality are less known. The Zayandehrud River basin in the west-central part of Iran plateau witnessed an increased contam...

    Authors: Hamid R. Safavi and Kian Malek Ahmadi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:68

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    In this work, a zero-dimensional kinetics model is used to study the temporal behavior of different species such as charged particles, radicals and excited states inside a Dielectric Barrier Discharge plasma r...

    Authors: Mehdi Abedi-Varaki, Alireza Ganjovi, Fahimeh Shojaei and Zahra Hassani

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:69

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The assessment of heavy metals concentration in Tiga dam, Nigeria vis-à-vis their bioaccumulation and histopathological alterations in Auchenoglanis occidentalis from it were carried out. The water of the dam and...

    Authors: Samson Eneojo Abalaka

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:67

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The potential genotoxic activity associated with high strength real paracetamol (PCT) wastewater (COD = 40,000 mg/L, TOC = 12,000 mg/L, BOD5 = 19,320 mg/L) from a large-scale drug-producing plant in the Marmara R...

    Authors: Emel Kocak

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:66

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The objective of the research work is to assess day time traffic noise level at curbside open-air microenvironment of Kolkata city, India under heterogeneous environmental conditions.

    Authors: Anirban Kundu Chowdhury, Anupam Debsarkar and Shibnath Chakrabarty

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:65

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Pollution associated with crude oil (CO) extraction degrades the quality of waters, threatens drinking water sources and may ham air quality. The systems biology approach aims at learning the kinetics of subst...

    Authors: Amirreza Talaiekhozani, Nematollah Jafarzadeh, Mohamad Ali Fulazzaky, Mohammad Reza Talaie and Masoud Beheshti

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:64

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Tropospheric ozone is a problem with multi aspects - hazard to human health, plant, and welfare and a key factor to climate change, air pollution and atmosphere chemistry, as well. Behavior of ozone and nitrog...

    Authors: Saeed Motesaddi Zarandi, Mahmood Alimohammadi, Vahid Kazemi Moghaddam, Mohammad Sadegh Hasanvand, Mohammad Bagher Miranzadeh, Davarkhah Rabbani, Gholam Reza Mostafaii, Vali Sarsangi, Sajjad Hajiketabi and Ashraf Mazaheri Tehrani

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:63

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Regarding fast development of the nanotechnology and the probably of it’s side effects on aquatic body organs, this study investigate the effects of nanosilver administration on histology of gill, kidney and b...

    Authors: Ali Louei Monfared, Ali Mohammad Bahrami, Ehsan Hosseini, Salman Soltani and Minoo Shaddel

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:62

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Nowadays, study and application of modified membranes for water treatment have been considered significantly. The aim of this study was to prepare and characterize a polysulfone (PSF)/graphene oxide (GO) nanoc...

    Authors: Reza Rezaee, Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Ramin Nabizadeh, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi, Alimorad Rashidi, Ali Jafari and Shahrokh Nazmara

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:61

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Incineration of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is an important alternative way for disposal of this type of hazardous waste. PCBs are very stable compounds and do not decompose readily. Individuals can b...

    Authors: Kamyar Yaghmaeian, Nematallah Jaafarzadeh, Ramin Nabizadeh, Golbarg Dastforoushan and Jalil Jaafari

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:60

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Metal pollution of waterways directly affects human health and can impact the food chain. Seafood living in polluted water can accumulate trace metals. The purpose of this study was to analyze the toxic metals...

    Authors: Seyed Vali Hosseini, Soheil Sobhanardakani, Hamed Kolangi Miandare, Mohammad Harsij and Joe Mac Regenstein

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:59

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  25. Content type: Research article

    In this study, concrete application as a substrate for TiO2 nano powder immobilization in heterogeneous photocatalytic process was evaluated. TiO2 immobilization on the pervious concrete surface was done by diffe...

    Authors: Mohammad Delnavaz, Bita Ayati, Hossein Ganjidoust and Sohrab Sanjabi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:58

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  26. Content type: Research article

    There has been a worldwide concern for the health risks of cigarette smoking and hydrogen cyanide (HCN) considered as one of the hazardous tobacco compounds which is needed to be determined in order to reduce ...

    Authors: Shabnam Mahernia, Arash Amanlou, Gita kiaee and Massoud Amanlou

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:57

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Perchlorate is an emerging water contaminant that disrupts normal functioning of human thyroid gland and poses serious threat to health, especially for pregnant women, fetus and children.

    Authors: Anupama Vijaya Nadaraja, Prajeesh Gangadharan Puthiyaveettil and Krishnakumar Bhaskaran

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:56

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Mercury is considered as a toxic heavy metal in aquatic environments due to accumulation in bodies of living organisms. Exposure to mercury may lead to different toxic effects in humans including damages to ki...

    Authors: Kamyar Yaghmaeian, Reza Khosravi Mashizi, Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Mahmood Alimohammadi and Shahrokh Nazmara

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:55

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Fluoride contamination of groundwater, both anthropogenic and natural, is a major problem worldwide and hence its removal attracted much attention to have clean aquatic systems. In the present work, removal of...

    Authors: Lakmal Jayarathna, Athula Bandara, W.J. Ng and Rohan Weerasooriya

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:54

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Hierarchical distance-based fuzzy multi-criteria group decision making was served as a tool to evaluate the drinking water supply systems of Qom, a semi-arid city located in central part of Iran. A list of asp...

    Authors: Tahereh Sadeghi Yekta, Mohammad Khazaei, Ramin Nabizadeh, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Simin Nasseri and Ahmad Reza Yari

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:53

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Diazinon is widely consumed for plague control in the agricultural farms and in domestic and aquaculture aspects. The present research purposed to evaluate the effect of half-lethal concentration (LC50) of dia...

    Authors: Aliakbar Hedayati and Elaheh Hassan Nataj Niazie

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:52

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  32. Content type: Research article

    In this study vertically aligned carbon nanotubes (VA-CNT) was grown on anodized aluminum oxide (AAO) substrate. The synthesized AAO-CNT membrane was characterized using Raman spectroscopy, field emission scan...

    Authors: Ali Jafari, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Simin Nasseri, Alimorad Rashidi, Ramin Nabizadeh and Reza Rezaee

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:51

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to determine optimum hybrid heating systems parameters, such as temperature, surface area of a radiant heater and vent area to have thermal comfort conditions. DOE, Factorial design me...

    Authors: Nabi Jahantigh, Ali Keshavarz and Masoud Mirzaei

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:50

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  34. Content type: Research article

    To determine aluminum and zinc levels in black tea cultivated in north of Iran, 105 black tea samples were collected from the tea growing regions of Guilan and Mazandaran provinces and were analyzed for Al and...

    Authors: Mahboobeh Ghoochani, Sakine Shekoohiyan, Masoud Yunesian, Shahrokh Nazmara and Amir Hossein Mahvi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:49

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The present study aimed at demonstrating the heat stress situation (distribution and intensity) based on a standard and common heat stress index, Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT), during hot seasons and inter...

    Authors: Hamidreza Heidari, Farideh Golbabaei, Aliakbar Shamsipour, Abbas Rahimi Forushani and Abbasali Gaeini

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:48

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Chromium (VI) has toxic and carcinogenic effects. So, determination and speciation of chromium in environmental samples is very important in view of health hazards. In this study, solid phase extraction (SPE) ...

    Authors: Hamid Shirkhanloo, Aisan Khaligh, Farideh Golbabaei, Zargham Sadeghi, Amir Vahid and Alimorad Rashidi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:47

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Photo-degradation of organic contaminants into non-hazardous mineral compounds is emerging as a strategy to purify water and environment. Tremendous research is being done using direct solar light for these pu...

    Authors: Ahed Zyoud, Amani Zu’bi, Muath H. S. Helal, DaeHoon Park, Guy Campet and Hikmat S. Hilal

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:46

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Radionuclides in the phosphate fertilizers belonging to 232Th and 238U and 40 K are the major contributors to the outdoor terrestrial natural radiation. These radionuclides are transferred from fertilizer to food...

    Authors: Rishi Pal Chauhan and Amit Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:45

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Globally, there are a number of treatments indicated for the control of invasive alien plant species like parthenium. The production and use of vermicomposts from weeds or other wastes in agriculture is econom...

    Authors: R Hiranmai Yadav

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:44

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Asymmetric polyethersulfone (PES) nanofiltration membranes were prepared via phase inversion technique. PES polymer, Brij 58 as surfactant additive, polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) as pore former and 1-methyl-2-pyr...

    Authors: Maryam Omidvar, Mohammad Soltanieh, Seyed Mahmoud Mousavi, Ehsan Saljoughi, Ahmad Moarefian and Hoda Saffaran

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:42

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Metals concentrations (As, Cd, Cu, Hg and Pb) in seawater, sediment and the seagrass (Enhalus acoroides) were analysed at Pulai River estuary, Johor Straits, Malaysia. In this research, Enhalus acoroides was used...

    Authors: Faridahanim Ahmad, Shamila Azman, Mohd Ismid Mohd Said and Lavania Baloo

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:41

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Aflatoxin G1 (AFG1) is one of the main toxic contaminants in pistachio nuts and causes potential health hazards. Hence, AFG1 reduction is one of the main concerns in food safety. Kefir-grains contain symbiotic...

    Authors: Farzaneh Ansari, Faramarz Khodaiyan, Karamatollah Rezaei and Anosheh Rahmani

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:40

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Honey contains a complex mixture of carbohydrates and other minor substances. Elements are minor constituents of honey that may threaten the human health in excess concentrations. So, determining the metals in...

    Authors: Hasan Mohammadi Aghamirlou, Monireh Khadem, Abdolrasoul Rahmani, Marzieh Sadeghian, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Arash Akbarzadeh and Shahrokh Nazmara

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:39

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  44. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to accelerate and improve aerobic granulation within a Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) by cationic polymer addition.

    Authors: Sajjad Jalali, Jalal Shayegan and Samira Rezasoltani

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:36

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Ceriporia lacerata, a strain of white-rot fungus isolated from the litter of an invasive plant (Solidago canadensis) in China, was little known about its properties and utilization. In this wor...

    Authors: Xiaona Li, Airong Li, Mingzhong Long and Xingjun Tian

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:37

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Metronidazole (MNZ) is a brand of nitroimidazole antibiotic, which is generally used in clinical applications and extensively used for the treatment of infectious diseases caused by anaerobic bacteria and prot...

    Authors: Mahdi Farzadkia, Edris Bazrafshan, Ali Esrafili, Jae-Kyu Yang and Mehdi Shirzad-Siboni

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:35

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  47. Content type: Research article

    Exposure to electromagnetic fields of cell phones increasingly occurs, but the potential influence on spontaneous abortion has not been thoroughly investigated.

    Authors: Fatemeh Shamsi Mahmoudabadi, Saeideh Ziaei, Mohammad Firoozabadi and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2015 13:34

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