1. Performance evaluation of combined Ultrasonic/UV process in Removal of Tetracycline Antibiotic from Aqueous Solutions using Response surface Methodology

Mohsen Yazdani; Ali Asghar Najafpoor; Ali Akbar Dehghan; Hossein Alidadi; mahmood dankoob; Reyhane Zangi; Sima Nourbakhsh; Reza Ataei; Ali Asghar Navaei fezabady

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 11-20


  Background and objectives: Tetracycline is known as the second high consumed groups of antibiotics throughout the world, which their entrance into the domestic wastewater will lead to pollute the water resources. The aim of this study was to determine the performance of combined Ultrasonic/UVprocess ...  Read More

2. Evaluation of Clinoptilolite Modified by Cationic Surfactant for Nitrate Removal from Aqueous Solutions

hosein alidadi; maryam dolatabadi; marjan mehrabpour

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 21-29


  Background and Objectives: Nitrate contamination of surface and groundwater is considered as one of the more serious problems in throughout the world. High nitrate concentration in water (higher than standards) is very dangerous, consuming such polluted water can lead to  Methemoglobinemia disease ...  Read More

3. Risk assessment of some heavy metals in four species of fish from Oman Sea in spring

elham shahri; nematolah khorasani; gholamreza noori; ferdos kord mostafa pour; mohammad velayatzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 30-39


  Background & Objective: The heavy metals are considered as the pollutants which create too much problems in aquatic ecosystems for aquatics, and consequently, humans. This study aims to demystify risk assessment of some heavy metals concentrations such as Nickle, Cadmium, Lead and Zinc in the muscles ...  Read More

4. Mapping the heavy metals proportions in surface soils of the closed Kurdistan cement factory zone

Abbas Ali Zamani; Elham Ahmadpour; Abdolhosein Zanganeh; Younes Khosravi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 40-55


  Background & objective: Cement manufacturing is the most important and influential industry in the economic prosperity of the country. However, this can be an entrance source for heavy metals to environment. The main objectives of the present study were to identify the spatial variability and main ...  Read More

5. Application of Electre model in locating of municipal solid waste landfill (case study: the city of Khorramabad)

Neda Fazelnejad; Rouhollah Mirzaei; Rasool Heidari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 56-66


  Introduction: Nowadays, increasing the urban population, followed increasing in waste production has attracted the attention of environmental researchers towards the sanitary waste disposal. It is estimated that in Khorramabad city with a population of over than 348,216 people, about 458 tones of urban ...  Read More

6. Effect of different vermicomposts combination on seed germination and physiological status of lepidiumsativum

Mahin karbar; Hussein alidade; Noorali nikrooh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 67-72


  Background &Objeftive: Vermicompost application plays an important role in agriculture. Crop plants can be sensitive to negative effects of vermicompost at early stages of development. The aim of the present study was to test the effects of different vermicomposts on seed germination of lepidiumsativum ...  Read More

7. Occupational Exposure of Shahindej County Refueling Stations Workers to BTEX Compounds, in 2016

Ismael Javadi; Yosef Mohammadian; Behzad heybati; Sima Elyasi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 74-83


  Background and Aims: ٌWith increasing the number of motor vehicles that causes increasing the fuel production and sale, the ambient air quality has been worse. BTEX is one group of the important pollutants that release from gasoline and its burning. The aim of this study is evaluation of BTEX level ...  Read More

8. Zaveh Cement Plant Environmental Impact Assessment Using Iranian Leopold Matrix

Elham Alsadat Heidari; hosein alidadi; maryam sarkhosh; Somayeh Sadeghian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , May 2017, Pages 84-93


  Background and Objectives: Cement production process produces million tons of by products such as dust, toxic gases and heavy metals associated with health (respiratory) risks and environmental pollution. The aim of the current paper is to assess the environmental impact of Zaveh Cement plant by using ...  Read More