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Climate change and air pollution

A review of using deep learning from an ecology perspective to address climate change and air pollution


Gopi.P et al. View all

Ecological effects of Environmental change

Artificial intelligence techniques that can shatter pattern recognition accuracy records, has recently attracted a lot of attention. With its flexibility and capacity to handle massive and complicated datasets, deep learning has transformed numerous academic domains, including bioinformatics and...

Climate change Environment +4 more

Potential risk assessment of respiratory exposure to heavy metals in the air dust for the metropolitans of Khuzestan Province, Iran


Khoshnaz Payandeh et al. View all

Air Quality

The present study aimed to compare the concentration of 14 metals in the air of 4 cities of Khuzestan province (Ahvaz, Dezful, Mahshahr, and Abadan) in dusty and non-dustynon-dustyy conditions, and determine risk and non-carcinogenic risk in a six-month period from 2017 to 2018 (autumn, winter, and...

Risk assessment Respiration exposure +4 more

Impact of ultraviolet radiation on human skin owing to ozone depletion


Nagarajan P et al. View all

Advanced Oxidation Processes

Depletion of ozone molecules in the stratospheric layer surges the flow of ultraviolet (UV) rays on the surface of the earth. Generally, UV rays are the hazardous energy waves emitted from the sun that can cause acute and chronic effects on bio species. Exposure to UV rays in humans causes skin...

UV Radiation Skin problems +3 more

An Intelligent Weather Prediction Model Using Optimized 1D CNN With Attention GRU


Hemamalini S et al. View all

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

One of the main factors affecting human livelihoods is weather events. High weather disasters with forest fires, high air temperature, and global warming that cause drought. An efficient and accurate weather forecasting approach is required to take measures against climate disasters. Therefore, it...

Weather Forecasting Convolutional Neural Network +4 more

Influence and its spatial verification of digital economy development on carbon emission intensity from urban energy consumption


Xiuyan Han et al. View all

Environmental Management and Policies

In order to explore the influence of digital economy development on carbon emission intensity from urban energy consumption, digital economy development is incorporated into the reduction framework of carbon emission intensity from urban energy consumption in this paper. With carbon emission...

Urban energy consumption Carbon emission intensity +2 more

Research on Air Pollution Loss Measurement of Harmful Substance Emissions from Tourism Energy Consumption in Jiangsu Province of China Based on Low Carbon Constraints


Qiaoqiao Shen et al. View all

Air Quality

In order to explore the air pollution loss measurement of energy consumption pollutant emissions in low-carbon tourism in Jiangsu Province, this paper, based on background analysis, literature review and research design, selects 13 prefecture-level cities in Jiangsu Province as research objects, and...

Air pollution loss measurement Energy consumption pollutant emission +3 more

Graph-based neural network model for predicting urban environmental air quality using spatio-temporal data optimization


Dr.J.Yogapriya et al. View all

Air Quality

Environmental protection and the need for accurate pollutant forecasting have become increasingly important as worries about environmental issues and the harmful effects of pollution have grown. Predictive accuracy of air pollutants is generally unsatisfactory due to the fact that conventional...

Environmental Protection Pollutant Prediction +3 more

Assessment of observed temperature trend patterns of Bhubaneswar city, India with special prominence on future projections using SimCLIM climate model and farmer’s perception


Punya Murthy Khristodas et al. View all

Global Environmental Change

Temperature dynamics is a widely recognized indicator of the global warming phenomenon. Changes in temperature patterns in Bhubaneswar, India, were assessed by examining the monthly minimum and maximum temperature data for 60 years (1956–2015) sourced from the Indian Meteorological Department...

Climate change Multistage Sampling Technique +4 more

Spatial variation of air pollutants by using GIS modelling


SIDHARTHAN K et al. View all

Air Quality

Air pollution in Tamil Nadu has become a pressing issue, as various pollutants have surpassed the limits established by the pollution control board. The major air pollutants in the region, namely sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and suspended particulate matter, have been identified. This study...

spatial variation Air Pollutants +6 more

An evaluation of the Ganga river’s carbon flow and its impact on India’s nutritional and climate change


S.JAYARAMAN et al. View all

Water Resources Management

Changes in weather patterns and the global climate are a result of global warming, which has been linked to rising carbon dioxide concentrations. Understanding the mechanisms on earth that have an impact on atmospheric carbon concentrations and its cycling—collectively referred to as the "Carbon...

carbon emission ganga river +3 more

Water and wastewater

Water Quality Prediction using Statistical, Ensemble and Hybrid models


D.Venkata vara prasad et al. View all

Water Quality

Water is an essential elixir for several living organisms to function and survive. But it gets contaminated through several sources such as industrial wastes, oil spills, marine dumping, etc. With a growing population, availability of good quality water is of grave importance. This has become the...

Bagging Boosting +3 more

In-situ Construction of TiO2/Ag Heterojunction Coating for Forming a Photocatalytic Self-cleaning Surface of Concrete


Peijiang Cong et al. View all

Advanced Oxidation Processes

As a widely used construction material, concrete is an ideal substrate for environmental functional materials. However, ordinary concrete lacks pollution resistance. When exposed to the natural environment, it is easily susceptible to microbial growth or organic contamination. Therefore, it is...

anti-pollution Concrete +3 more

Evaluating the potential capability of Selenium nanoparticles on degradation of hazardess textile dye using environmental friendly approach


V.G. Anisha Gnana Vincy et al. View all

Ecosystems and Natural Resources Management

This study synthesizes selenium nanoparticles (Se NPs) using a green approach, utilizing Tectona grandis leaf extract in a hydrothermal method. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis provided highly crystalline particles with a trigonal crystal structure, indicative of the well-defined nature of the...

degradation of hazardess green synthesis +3 more

Cyanide removal from aqueous solution by oxidation with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of activated alumina-supported copper catalyst


Farid Halet et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

Cyanide compounds are widely used in some electroplating, chemical and metallurgical industries. They are often found in their liquid discharges. This work highlights the performance of an activated alumina-supported copper catalyst in the removal of cyanide by oxidation with hydrogen peroxide in...

Cyanide Oxidation +3 more

Analysis model of flood spatiotemporal change characteristics based on k-means clustering algorithm


Wei Zhang et al. View all

Floods, Droughts and Water scarcity

In order to analyze the spatiotemporal change characteristics of regional flood disaster, analyze the main change characteristics and hydrological response of precipitation distribution in Guangxi, and improve the comprehensive utilization efficiency of water resources, this paper introduces the k...

Mountain flood disaster Mann-Kendall trend test +3 more

Evaluation of aqueous phase adsorption of Acid Brown on mesoporous activated carbon prepared from Azolla Pinnate seaweed


Hariharan T et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

A mesoporous activated carbon was produced from the Azolla Pinnate (AP) seaweed by two-step chemical activation technique using sulphuric acid as activating agent. The adsorption of Acid Brown (AB) from aqueous solutions is examined using the produced carbon (AP). The produced activated carbon...

Acid Brown Azolla Pinnate +3 more

Investigation of Key Technologies for Energy Saving and Consumption Reduction in Chongqing Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants Based on Carbon Emission Reduction Contribution


Guanyu X, Qiyu Y, Hanyi Y, Yongheng W

Water and Wastewater Treatment

In this paper, based on the factors of treatment process, treatment scale, as well as water quality, the level and distribution of electricity consumption, drug consumption, and indirect carbon emission of five typical wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) were examined. The distribution of...

Activated rice husk biochar for azo dye removal: batch adsorption, kinetics and thermodynamic studies


Arivumani V et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

The study aimed to analyze the adsorption behaviour of an activated rice husk biochar adsorbent in batch mode to expunge azo dye concentrations depletion from liquid solvents. The biochar adsorbent was formulated using different chemical synthesis processes, and its surface region was assessed using...

Biosorption rice husk ash +4 more

Predictive Modeling for Solar Desalination Using Artificial Neural Network Techniques: A Review


Vairavel Madeshwaren et al. View all


Due to the limitations of fossil fuels and the environmental problems associated with their usage, renewable energy sources have been exploited for desalination through the employment of various technologies and mediums. One of the most useful renewable energy sources for solar desalination, both...

Artificial Neural Network solar still +3 more

Circular economy

Characterization and optimization studies of cellulose based bioplastics extracted from Musa paradisiaca L.


R DEVIKA et al. View all

Ecosystems and Natural Resources Management

In recent past, attentions are towards preserving and restoring the resources of environment in terms of development of new products of environmental safety, Therefore utilization of vegetable fibres, extracts from stem, leaves, fruits and roots for the production of biopolymers / improving...

Cellulose pseudostem +10 more

Inhibition impact of major active ingredients of Jordanian Peganum harmala on the corrosion rate of Cu, Fe and Al metals


Ghassab M. Al-Mazaideh et al. View all


The active components of Jordanian Peganum harmala L. (P. harmala) were investigated using both GC-MS and DFT calculations. The study focused on the methanol extract of P. harmala leaves, which was found to contain 21 significant natural components, of which 9 compounds constituted more than 2% of...

Peganum harmala GC-MS +2 more

Sustainable Treatment Approach to Dumped Construction Waste with Acids and CO2 for its Effective Re-utilization in Concrete


Jagan S et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Dumping of construction wastes has become one of the serious concerns in the construction industries subsequent to the scarcity of construction materials, specifically aggregates. Extensive research works have been performed to utilize the dumped waste as aggregates, yet its substandard properties...

Recycled concrete aggregates acid treatment +4 more

Transforming waste into sustainable building materials: Properties and environmental impacts of Geopolymer concrete with recycled concrete aggregates


Periyasamy L et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Industrial by-products such as cementitious materials or aggregates have the potential to mitigate the adverse environmental effects associated with traditional cement manufacture. Geopolymer Concrete (GPC) is more eco-friendly than conventional concrete because it does not require cement. GPC with...

Geopolymer concrete sustainability +3 more

Conversion of the styrofoam waste into a high-capacity and recoverable adsorbent in the removing the toxic Pb(II) from water media


Wahyuni et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

The sequential nitration and magnetization of waste styrofoam to form a novel adsorbent has been investigated. The novelty of this study assigned approach lies in the introduction of an anionic surface on the styrofoam, enabling it to adsorb cationic Pb2+ ion, combined with its magnetic property...

Styrofoam magnetic +5 more

Utilizing Manilkara zapota seed oil for biodiesel production and conducting an investigation into its properties and characteristics


Dr.N.Kanthavelkumaran et al. View all


Biodiesel can be derived from the oils of fruit seeds for powering diesel engines, and this study focuses on extracting biodiesel from Manilkara Zapota seeds, which are readily available and not intended for human consumption. The primary aim is to underscore the use of non-edible oils as a cost...

Ethanol fermentation +6 more

Characteristics and evolution of bioethanol from Manila Tamarind (Pithecellobium dulce) leaf through fermentation


Dr.N.Kanthavelkumaran et al. View all

Sustainable Energy

This study's two primary goals are to synthesize bioethanol from biowaste and examine its thermal characteristics. Bioethanol must first undergo a comprehensive assessment of its thermal characteristics in order to be approved for usage in spark-ignition engines. A multi-step procedure comprising...

Bio ethanol fermentation +4 more

Utilization of cement power plant beds for aerated concrete thermal blocks


Swaminathan S et al. View all

Water treatment

Nowadays cement industry power plant bed wastes can be used to create aerated concrete blocks for widespread usage in the construction sector instead of sand. The optimum materials for building enclosures for a variety of uses include aerated concretes. To enhance the physical and mechanical...

Non-Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Bed Material wastes +4 more

Solid waste management

Anaerobic co-digestion of low Chemical oxygen demand concentration sludge mixture by different pretreatment methods


Wenhai Lin et al. View all


Three laboratory scale systems were operated to study the anaerobic co-digestion of sewage sludge with the excess activated sludge and cattle manure which contained low COD concentration. The experiments were performed to evaluate the effects of different methods of pretreatment. Since the poor...

Anaerobic digestion Manure +4 more