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Water and wastewater

A critical review on hydrothermal liquefaction screening using Microalgae as a two-way approach to sewage water treatment and biofuel production

by Tiwari A.K. Sharma R. Lamba B.Y. Bora J. Shah S.V. Choudhary P. Rustagi S. Ramniwas S. Malik S.

Water and Wastewater Treatment

Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) is involved in concurrently treating both sewage water and generating biofuels. It involves the analysis of various operating parameters, such as pressure, catalyst temperature, and reaction time, to determine the productivity and physiochemical properties of the...

Biofuel Hydrothermal Liquefaction +3 more

In-vitro assessment of α-amylase, photoprotective, antimicrobial activities, and chemical composition of Asphodelus microcarpus (Liliaceae) Essential Oils from Constantine (Eastern Algeria)

by Boumaraf M. Kerkabou A. Slougui N. Sarri D. Bensouici C. Mekkiou R.

Biodiversity conservation

This study examines the antidiabetic, photoprotective, and antibacterial properties of Asphodelus microcarpus (Liliaceae) essential oil (EO) collected from Constantine, Eastern Algeria. The EO was obtained by hydro-distillation and the composition was determined by Gas chromatography (GC) and gas...

Asphodelus microcarpus essential oil +4 more

Marine Ecological Damage Assessment Model for Offshore Oil Extraction

by Yang Q. Liu H.

Microplastics in the marine environment

With the progress of society and the development of the economy, people’s awareness of environmental protection is also becoming stronger. Therefore, the damage caused by marine oil spills caused by offshore oil extraction to marine ecology is also receiving more and more attention from people...

Marine oil spill Assessment model +3 more

Climate change and air pollution

Environmental Exhaust Emissions reduction and Performance Improvement Analysis of biodiesel operated Diesel Engine Performance Using Operating Parameters

by Rajendran S. Duraisamy B. Murugesan E. Prakash C. Chandramauli A.

Air Quality

The present investigation aims to study the performance and emission characteristics of a CI DI diesel engine using biodiesel blends derived from Jatropha seed feedstock. Four blends, namely B25, B50, B75, and B100, are employed as fuels to run the diesel engine at a rated speed of 1500 rpm, and...

Global warming

Climatic Influence on Solar Saltpans with specific reference to Thoothukudi District

by Viswanath J. Ramesh N.

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Eco-sensitive Coastal Solar Saltpan (CSS), also known as Saltpan, provides many essential ecological and societal functions. However, changes in coastal saltpan land use resulted in the loss of salt production activities and impacted the socio-economic status of salt workers along the coast of Tamil...

Cellular Automata -Markov chain Artificial Neural Network +3 more

Analysis of the performance, combustion and emission of Hydrogen Induction in a CRDI engine

by Gunasekaran A. Ponnusamy Nallusamy S. Sambasivam R. Rajendran S.

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Since hydrogen gas is a plentiful element in the universe, using it as fuel for IC engines has the potential to reduce pollution while also improving the engine performance. Hydrogen gas as fuel has many advantages, including a high energy density, a rapid flame speed, clean burning, and a short...

Hydrogen Energy Share Dual fuel Technology +3 more

Do Technological Innovation and Environmental Regulation Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions? Evidence from China

by Zou F. Ma S. Liu H. Gao T. Li W.

Ecology, environmental change and management

The Chinese industry holds a significant position in the national economy. However, industrial carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions account for a large proportion of the total CO 2 emissions, which has a negative impact on the environment. To identify the factors affecting industrial CO 2 emissions, a...

Technology innovation environmental regulation +3 more

Optimizing Resource Allocation for Regional Employment Governance:A Dynamic Fuzzy-Set QCA Analysis of Low-Carbon Pilot Cities in China

by Cai Q. Chen W. Wang M. Di K.

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

This study employs a dynamic fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) approach, utilizing panel data from 121 low-carbon pilot cities in China from 2007 to 2019. Grounded in complex systems theory and the triple bottom line framework (Economy-Society-Environment), the research aims to...

motion response Global warming

Solid waste management

Effect of different microplastics on the mobilization of soil inorganic phosphorus by exomycorrhizal fungi

by Zhang L. Zhu N.

Emerging pollutants

Microplastics (MPs) can affect the phosphorus (P) cycle in soil by changing soil properties and the function of microbial communities, but their impact on soil P availability remains unclear. To explore the effects of different types of MPs on the mobilization of soil inorganic P by exomycorrhizal...

microplastics ectomycorrhizal fungi +3 more

Circular economy

Neural Network Approach Modelling Mechanical Characteristics of Fly ash, Pond ash and Bottom Ash integrated Geopolymer Composites.

by Shanmugam R. Selvapriya R. Tamilchelvan P. Gopinath M.

Environmental data analysis and modelling

Key features for the quality assertion of geopolymer composites are the vital strength characteristics of geopolymer composites. In this work, an artificial neural network data-driven model was employed for predicting 28-day vital strength characteristics for geopolymer composites incorporated with...

Geo-polymer composites ANN model compressive +4 more