Category Archives: Earth & Environmental Sciences

Journals from Earth & Environmental Sciences

Petrology of the Volcanic Rocks from Bioko Island (“Cameroon Hot Line”)

-+*Author(s): Fadimatou Ngounouno Yamgouot, Bernard Déruelle, Isaac Bertrand Gambie Mbowou, Ismaïla Ngounouno Abstract Bioko island (3008 m a.s.l.), is composed of the alkaline basaltic lavas (basalts and hawaiites) with xenoliths. These lavas have a microlitic texture and consisted of euhedral to … Continue reading

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Conceptions about Drinking Water of 10th Graders and Undergraduates

-+*Author(s): Christian Fremerey*, Anne K. Liefländer, Franz X. Bogner ABSTRACT Any everyday subject may trigger individual conceptions either scientifically correct or naively shaped (misconceptions, alternative conceptions). For any educator, knowledge about a pupil’s individual perception may strongly support teaching success. … Continue reading

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Cycling of Carbon and Other Elements in a Beech Forest Hestehave, Jutland, Denmark, in the Past 50 Years

-+*Author(s): Folke O. Andersson ABSTRACT Plant biomass, primary production and mineral cycling in the beech forest (Fagus sylvatica L.), Hestehave in Jutland, Denmark were studied over a 50-year period. The role of the forest as a carbon sink was also … Continue reading

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Statistical Study of foF2 Diurnal Variation at Dakar Station from 1971 to 1996: Effect of Geomagnetic Classes of Activity on Seasonal Variation at Solar Minimum and Maximum

-+*Author(s): Ali Mahamat Nour, Ouattara Frédéric, Zerbo Jean Louis, Gyébré Aristide Marie Frédéric, Nanéma Emmanuel, Zougmoré François Abstract The statistical study of F2 layer critical frequency at Dakar station from 1971 to 1996 is carried out. This paper shows foF2 statistical … Continue reading

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Detection and Mapping of Water Quality Variation in the Godavari River Using Water Quality Index, Clustering and GIS Techniques

-+*Author(s): Indrani Gupta, Awkash Kumar, Chandrakant Singh, Rakesh Kumar Abstract The objective of this research is to develop a tool for planning and managing the water quality of River Godavari. This is achieved by classifying the pollution levels of Godavari River … Continue reading

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A New Method of Estimating Wave Energy from Ground Vibrations

-+*Author(s): K. Ram Chandar*, V. R. Sastry ABSTRACT Performance of explosive energy is rated in a number of ways, obtained either from theoretical calculations or from experimental tests. However, it is difficult to determine the amount of the explosive energy … Continue reading

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3D Geology Modeling from 2D Prospecting Line Profile Map

-+*Author(s): Qing-Yuan Li1,2,3, Yang Cui2, Chun-Mei Chen3, Qian-Lin Dong3, Zi-Xiang Ma Abstract Using prospecting line profile map in combination with drilling and other information for 3D reconstruction of geological model is an important method of 3D geological modeling. This paper discusses … Continue reading

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Effects of Irradiation with Light of Different Photon Densities on the Growth of Young Green Barley Plants

-+*Author(s): Tianxiao Meng, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuto Irino, Khem Raj Joshi, Hari Prasad Devkota, Shoji Yahara, Ryuichiro Kondo ABSTRACT In recent years, young green barley has been increasingly used as a functional food ingredient. Studies have shown that cultivated young green … Continue reading

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A Contribution to the Epipelic Algal Ecology in Lotic Ecosystem of Iraq

-+*Author(s): Fikrat M. Hassan, Ali Obaid Shaawiat ABSTRACT The study was conducted on epipleic diatoms in a lotic ecosystem. The Al-Shamiyah River was selected which is a distance from industrial activities. Four sites along the river were selected for sampling … Continue reading

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