Category Archives: Earth & Environmental Sciences

Journals from Earth & Environmental Sciences

Illegal Logging and Related Trade: Who Combat It as Legal Subjects?

Author(s): Jing Qian , Bin Xu , Hongqiang Yang, Ying Nie ABSTRACT Issue on illegal logging and related trade is a hot topic for the international community. It has brought the negative effects to the sustainable development on global society, … Continue reading

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Atypical Variations of Water Conductivity Prior to Tectonic Earthquakes

Author(s): Fidel Martínez-García, Arturo Colín-Cruz, Salvador Adame-Martínez, Jorge J. Ramírez-García ABSTRACT Within the framework of precursor events related to earthquakes, this paper analyzes the possible effect on the aquatic environment of the surrounding energy that accompanies earthquakes, particularly in the … Continue reading

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Estimates and Variability of the Air-Sea CO2 Fluxes in the Gulf of Guinea during the 2005-2007 Period

Author(s): Urbain Koffi, Georges Kouadio, Yves K. Kouadio ABSTRACT Measurements of CO2 parameters (i.e. Total Alkalinity (TA) and Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (DIC)) were made from June 2005 to September 2007 in six EGEE (“Etude de la circulation océanique et de … Continue reading

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Impacts of Cruise-Ship Entry Quotas on Visibility and Air Quality in Glacier Bay

Author(s):Nicole Mölders, Scott Gende ABSTRACT Managers at Glacier Bay National Park must annually determine the allowable number of cruise-ship entries into the park. This decision considers how differences in visitor volume may affect park resources. This study quantified the impacts … Continue reading

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The Oil Price Crash of 2014: Implications for a Multi-Billion Dollar LNG Project

Author(s):Uyiosa Omoregie ABSTRACT The price of oil is probably the single most important economic variable in the global economy. The rapid drop in price of oil in 2014 set analysts and commentators busy, trying to predict its trajectory and implications. … Continue reading

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Chemical Composition, Characterization and Factors Affecting Household Dust (<20 µm) in Greater Cairo, Egypt

Author(s):Salwa K. Hassan, Ahmed A. El-Abssawy, Mamdouh I. Khoder ABSTRACT Adverse health and environmental effects of household dust are derived from their chemical composition and properties. In this study, household, stairs and entryway dust (<20 μm) samples from homes located … Continue reading

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Can Improve Iron Biofortification Antioxidant Response, Yield and Nutritional Quality in Green Bean?

Author(s): Juan P. Sida-Arreola, Esteban Sánchez, Graciela D. Ávila-Quezada, Paul B. Zamudio-Flores, Carlos H. Acosta-Muñiz ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of iron biofortification on antioxidant response, yield and nutritional qualityof green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris … Continue reading

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Chemotaxis of Meloidogyne incognita in Response to Different Salts

Author(s):Yonghong Qi, Li Meng, Sufang Cao, Minquan Li1, Shulong Chen, Deyou Ye ABSTRACT The chemotactic responses of Meloidogyne incognita were studied in salt gradients in an agarose gel. Forty-eight combinations of sodium, copper, cesium, manganese , barium, potassium, ferric or … Continue reading

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Three Urbanisms in One City: Accommodating the Paces of Change

ABSTRACT In current times urban developments can no longer be seen as straightforward building of the required number of houses, industries and parking spaces. Instead, the problems in many cities are of different nature: urban conurbations may shrink, or climate … Continue reading

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A Model for Measuring Geographic Information Systems Success

Author(s):Khalid A. Eldrandaly, Soaad M. Naguib, Mohammed M. Hassan ABSTRACT Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become a fact of our life as they are being used by more people and organizations for more complex decision problems than ever before. The … Continue reading

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