International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Temporal Changes in Water Quality Parameters of Two Sections of the Ancient Canal: A Case of a Reach for Yangnong Chemical Plant

    Huang Yongzeng, Huang Jinbai, Zhou Yaming, Zhen Ziqiang, Zhou Qin

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 71-76
    Received: 11 June 2018
    Accepted: 25 June 2018
    Published: 13 July 2018
    Abstract: The water quality of the Ancient Canal has changed significantly due to the continuous urbanization of Yangzhou City. The main objective of this study was to reveal the temporal changes of conventional water quality parameters in a specific section of the Ancient Canal that flows through the Yangnong Chemical Plant. Two sections (Sec. 1 and Sec. 2)... Show More
  • Topic Modeling of Environmental Data on Social Networks Based on ED-LDA

    Lei Feng, Jose López, Li Feng, Sheng Zhang, Bormin Huang, Fang Fang, Chongming Li

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 77-83
    Received: 24 April 2018
    Accepted: 21 June 2018
    Published: 23 July 2018
    Abstract: The rapid development in information technology and web technology has facilitated an extreme increase in the collection and storage of digital data. With the development of environmental online monitoring science and internet technology development, more and more environmental data are stored on the Internet and shared by people on social networks... Show More
  • Equilibrium, Kinetic and Adsorption Mechanisms of Chromium (VI) on Characterized Activated Carbon Synthesized from Phosphoric Acid Activation of Coconut Shells

    Hakeem Seidu, Dapeng Li, Jing Zhou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 84-94
    Received: 15 May 2018
    Accepted: 6 June 2018
    Published: 25 July 2018
    Abstract: Over the years, water pollution due primarily to the discharge of toxic heavy metals from industrial activities has served as a major challenge in our quest to provide clean drinking water to millions of people across the world. Numerous cheap and environmentally friendly methods and technologies have been developed for the treatment of wastewater ... Show More
  • Chemical and Biochemical Evaluation of Marine Pollution by Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Pesticides in Two Regions Along the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea

    Mohamed Atia Sheradah, Amany Ahamed El-Sikaily, Nehad Mohamed Abd El Moneam, Nabila Elsayed Abd El Maguid, Marwa Gaber Zaki

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 95-109
    Received: 1 August 2018
    Accepted: 3 September 2018
    Published: 26 September 2018
    Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to understand the importance of biochemical biomarkers in assessing marine pollution by Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and Pesticides. Methods: The oxidative stress and antioxidant response as well as ultrastructural changes of both liver and muscle tissues of Siganusrivulatus collected from El-Mex Bay as a pol... Show More
  • Visibility Graph Network Analysis of Air Quality Data

    Xinghua Fan, Qi Zhang, Li Wang, Jiuli Yin

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 110-115
    Received: 17 October 2018
    Published: 18 October 2018
    Abstract: As air quality is closely related to human life and physical and mental health, the data of air quality has become a concern of the entire society. This study analyzes the characteristics of air quality data from a visibility graph networks point of view. The authors select eight monitoring stations in Beijing as samples. The time series of air qua... Show More