Environmental Management and Health: Volume 12 Issue 1


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Case study on agricultural ecosystem rehabilitation of coal mine area in East China

Bian Zhengfu

Many old coal‐mining corporations in East China were previously flatlands and farmlands in a dominant position. After mining, the agricultural ecosystem deteriorated…

Assessment of atmospheric particulate matter in São Carlos‐SP, Brazil

K.A. Marques, C.E Celli, J.H. Passoni, D. Teixeira, E. Bachiega, E.S. Vidal, W.M. Carvalho, M.L. Aguiar, J.R. Coury

The monitoring of respirable particulate matter (PM10) and of total carbon percentage (mass basis) in the atmosphere of São Carlos (SP) was performed in the period between…

Electrohydraulic rock blasting for mining in urban areas

Carlos Magno Muniz e Silva, Antoˆnio Stellin Jnr, Edson Guedes da Costa, Wildor Theodoro Hennies

Conventional rock blasting promotes many negative environmental impacts including ground vibration, flying rock, air blast, and the emission of noise, dust and gases. An…

Prediction of erosion from steep mine waste slopes

David John Williams

The prediction of soil erosion by the action of water has been based largely on the universal soil loss equation and its variations, derived from data collected from…

Design for the environment (DFE) – An approach to achieve the ISO 14000 international standardization

M. DeMendonça, T.E. Baxter

It is proposed that by adopting design for the environment (DFE) principles, US companies can easily comply with the environmental portion of the International Standards…

Environment, tourism and land use planning – Riachinho Basin, Brazil

Maria Giovana Parizzi, Leila Nunes Menegasse Velasquez, Alexandre Uhlein, Paulo Roberto Antunes Aranha, Jomir Martinho Gonçalves

Santana do Riacho County, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, is located in an area known for its natural beauty. The growth of tourism has been the main economic activity of…

Antarctica: general aspects and Brazilian research activities

L.A. Schuch, V.K. Garg, E. Kuzmann, R. Garg, A.C. de Oliveira

The continent of Antarctica consists of 14 million km2, roughly equivalent to the whole of South America, and is of immense interest to humanity, in particular to the…

The effects of vegetative cover in the erosion prevention of a road slope

Arnaldo Teixeira Coelho, Terezinha Cássia de Brito Galvão, Aloísio Rodrigues Pereira

Presents the studies performed to evaluate the performance of rolled erosion control products (RECPs) in the prevention of sheet erosion in a road cut slope, under…

An overview of environmental and management problems in Mariupol, Ukraine

Irina V. Butorina, Marina V. Butorina

The eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol is among the most polluted cities in the Ukraine. Even with a decrease in manufacturing after the dissolution of the USSR, the high…



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