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Long-term Impact of Five Major Oil Spills in US Waters on Ocean and River Ecosystems and Phytoplankton Communities

Jennifer Zheng

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, Pages 1-5

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.15

Abstract
  The article delves into the overlooked long-term repercussions of oil spills on water ecosystems, particularly focusing on microbial communities and environmental recovery post-disasters. Highlighting five major US oil spills, it unveils how crude oil's enduring effects persist well beyond initial cleanup, ...  Read More

Review Paper
Navigating the landscape of data-driven smart ecological urbanism: Insights, challenges, and prospects for sustainable urban development

Pankoz Chandra Roy; Arifin Sultana; Md. Yeakub Ali

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, Pages 6-19

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.619

Abstract
  This study examines the concept of data-driven smart ecological urbanism, which aims to promote sustainable and environmentally conscious urban growth through the use of data-driven technology. The authors offer a thorough review of the current literature on the topic, particularly highlighting the advantages ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Geospatial data analytics for equitable forest resource management

Mayra Ivelisse Rodriguez Gonzalez; Kevin Gabriel Torres Garrido

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, Pages 20-27

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.2027

Abstract
  Geospatial data analytics is an essential tool in the toolbox of contemporary forest engineering and natural resource management. Beyond its application in estimating wood and fiber production, geospatial data analytics also proves indispensable in conservation planning. By leveraging a myriad of geospatial ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Assessment of some Heavy Metals in Soil Samples Around Identified Metal Workshops in Otun-Ekiti, Nigeria

Oketayo Oyedele Oyebamiji; Suaib Olaniyan; Peter Opeyemi Idowu; Oluwatosin Ojo; Joel Oladepo

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, Pages 28-39

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.2839

Abstract
  This study investigated the concentrations of ten heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Cr, Co, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn, and As) in soil samples from goldsmith workshops in Otun-Ekiti, Nigeria, using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (FAAS). Control samples were also collected outside the workshops for comparison. The ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Assessment of Water Governance Practices in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia: Transparency, Accountability and Participation

Endalew Jibat Gemede; Feyera Senbeta; Tesfaye Zeleke; Fitsum Hagos

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, Pages 40-51

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.4051

Abstract
  Water governance embraces value-related principles such as public participation, accountability, integrity, and transparency. This study aimed to assess whether water governance practices in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia address transparency, accountability, and participation in irrigation water ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Evaluating semi-arid lake water quality. A synergy of water quality indices, multivariate statistics and geospatial technology

Shantha Kumar Dhanush; Mahadeva M Murthy; Ayyappa Sathish; Rinku Verma

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, Pages 52-70

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.5270

Abstract
  A study was conducted on Gubbi Lake to investigate the water quality using water quality indices (WQI), multivariate statistical technique and geospatial technology. 20 lake water samples were collected during pre-monsoon and post-monsoon seasons for examining physicochemical parameters. The results ...  Read More

Navigating the landscape of data-driven smart ecological urbanism: Insights, challenges, and prospects for sustainable urban development

Pankoz Chandra Roy; Arifin Sultana; Md. Yeakub Ali

Volume 4, Issue 2 , January 2024, , Pages 6-19

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.4.2.619

Abstract
  This study examines the concept of data-driven smart ecological urbanism, which aims to promote sustainable and environmentally conscious urban growth through the use of data-driven technology. The authors offer a thorough review of the current literature on the topic, particularly highlighting the advantages ...  Read More

The efficiency of Nitrogen utilization and root nodules' life cycle in Alfalfa after various mineral fertilization and cultivation of soil

Amna Abdelmoneim Elsayied Abdein

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 13-20

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.2.4.1320

Abstract
  The efficiency of the Nitrogen utilization and root nodules' life cycle in alfalfa after various mineral fertilizing and cultivation of soil methods have been investigated. The field test has been performed in the Forage Crops Institute, Pleven, Bulgaria on leached chernozem subsoil kinds and with no ...  Read More

Effect of Engineering Properties of Soft Clay Soil Stabilized with Limestone, Eggshells Powder and Eggshells Ash

Shaimaa M. Abdulrahman; Ahmed S.A. Al- Gharbawi; Ammar A. Al-Sultan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 68-75

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.6875

Abstract
  Soft clay soil is one of the problematic soil which is widespread in Iraq especially in middle and south of Iraq and has a low bearing capacity. This study investigates some of the mechanical properties of soft clay soil after adding the environmental waste material, egg shells. This study compares eggshell ...  Read More

Perceptions and practices on e-waste management in selected institutions of Zimbabwe

Margaret Macherera; Vusumuzi Maphosa; David Zezai

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 22-31

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.2231

Abstract
  Rapid industrialisation has seen the integration of electronic devices for process automation to support increased consumer demand and remain competitive.The rapid adoption of these devices has raised the production of e-waste.E-waste poses environmental and public health hazards.Proper management of ...  Read More

ling women by Greenhouse plan as illustrated in the Post-Feminist Tamil Film 36 Vayadhinile

Sanjoli Mobar; Pradeep Bhatnagar

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 9-12

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.2.4.912

Abstract
  Post-feminism happened in the '80s, and it is a favorably discussed issue because the word “post” could be directed as “dead” or “after” feminism. Its objectives are various from second-wave and third-wave feminism. One of the major post-feminism objectives is that ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Wastewater Assessment and Implicit Practices to Alleviate Water Issues in Vegetable Soup Making Processes

RAMESH BABU AREMANDA; Daniel Tekleweyni; Samuel Tuquabo; Samuel Ghebregziabher; Aklilu Tesfagiorgis

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.52293/wes.2024.430865.1021

Abstract
  Food and agricultural industry expend maximum fresh water sources in the world. Unfortunately, Eritrean water resource completely depends on seasonal rainfalls which are inherently uncertain and insufficient due to ever posing global climate change issues. consequently, the country is striving to manage ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Analysis of Bacteriological Quality and Public Health Risks in Well Water Sources: A Study in Zuru Kebbi State Nigeria

Shamsudeen Muhammad Muhammad; Abubakar Muhammad Sani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.52293/wes.2024.442702.1025

Abstract
  Access to safe drinking water is a basic human right critical for health, yet a large portion of the global population lacks adequate and uncontaminated water sources. This study aimed to assess the bacteriological quality and public health risks of well water in Zuru. Twelve (12) samples from wells ...  Read More

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