Environmental Science and Technology
Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on

Saji Baby, Wataniya Environmental Services, Kuwait
Parvinder Singh Sandhu, Rayat & Bahra Institute of Engineering & Bio-Technology, India

Table of Contents

Insect Diversity in Cotton Agro-ecosystem
J. M. Mari, M. A. Rustamani and M. K. Lohar

An Innovative Approach to Sanitary Landfill Site Selection by GIS -Case Study
Arash Rezaee, Homayoon Fakhim Ahmadi and Qolamreza Miraki

Modeling of Carbon Monoxide at an Intersection using HYROAD; A Case Example from Tehran
Mohsen Saeedi and Saba Oladnia

Treatment of Spent Regenerant from MIEX®DOC Process with the Use of Pressure Driven Processes
Malgorzata Kabsch-Korbutowicz

Removal of Hexavalent Chromium from Wastewater by Reduction with Steel Wool and Subsequent Precipitation
Sampa Chakrabarti, Pallavi Mitra, Debasish Sarkar and Sekhar Bhattacherjee

A Study on the Role of Ornamental and Greenhouse Plants on Reducing Air Pollution in Closed Environment
Siamak Boudaghpour and Shervin Hashemi

Sensitivity Analysis of River Flood Routing Model to Input Data
Ehsan Ranaee, Mohammad Mahmoodian and Saeed Rahati

Esterification of acids from Crude Jatropha Curcas Seed Oil using Clamp-On Tubular Reactor
Darwin Sebayang, Pudji Untoro, Achmad Praptijanto and Kamarul Azhar Kamarudin

Transesterification Process from Jatropha Curcas using Ultrasound Clamp Reactor
Darwin Sebayang, Pudji Untoro, Achmad Praptijanto and Abdul Azis

Development of Protected Areas because of Biodiversity with Ecoremediations
Mojca Kokot, Ana Vovk Korze and Nina Globovnik

An electrochemical degradation of phenol using rotating Ti/SnO2-Sb anode
R. Rajasekaran and Rm. Meyyappan

Biodiversity of Medically Important Mosquitoes Obtained from Urban, Sub-urban and Forested Areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia
I. M. Nurin-Zulkifli, C. D. Chen, H. L. Lee, K. Faezah, M. R. Saiful, A. A. Izzul, A. G. Abdullah and M. Sofian-Azirun

Estimation of Kinetic Rates in a Wastewater Treatment Bioprocess
Dan Selişteanu, Monica Roman, Emil Petre and Eugen Bobaşu

Modelling of Combustion Processes using Bond Graphs
Monica Roman, Eugen Bobaşu, Dan Seliştean and Dorin Şendrescu

Sustainable Development: A Case Study of an Envisioned University Town of Kampar, Malaysia
Siew-Mun Ang

Donnan Dialysis with Anion-Exchange Membrane for Removal of Bromate Ions from Water
Jacek A. Wiśniewski and Sylwia Kliber

Application of Headspace-solid Phase Microextraction followed by Gas Chromatography-mass Spectrometry to Determine Short-chain Monocarboxylic Acids in Cattle farm Wastewater and Waste Landfill Leachates
Anna Banel, Marta Wasielewska and Bogdan Zygmunt

Determination of Volatile Fatty Acids in Municipal Wastewater and Leachates from Sewage Sludge Allotments and Compost Piles using Direct Aqueous Injection Gas Chromatography Preceded by Distillation Based Sample Cleanup
Bogdan Zygmunt and Anna Banel

Concentration of Organic Dye Solutions with the Use of Ceramic Membranes
Katarzyna Majewska-Nowak, Joanna Kawiecka-Skowron and Malgorzata Motyka

The Query of Plant Four Species on the Verge of Extinction in Southern Forest of Caspian Sea
Alireza Eslami and Mahmoud Roshani

Effects of Acoustics on Desorption of Zinc from Illite and Silica
Aneel Kumar and Jiro Takemura

Single and Multi-Component Biosorption of Copper and Zinc Ions using Microalgal Resin
R. Ramsenthil and Rm. Meyyappan

ORP and pH Relationships of Sediments and Water in Sri Lankan Lagoons after 2004 December Tsunami and their Effects on Groundwater
Daham Jayawardana, Amarasooriya Pitawala and Hiroaki Ishiga

Environmental Sustainability In Cities of Under-Developed Economies In The Tropics Case Study of Mbale in Uganda
Barnabas Nawangwe and Catherine Kimani

Bone Char and Ozone In A Heterogeneous Catalytic Ozonation Process to Degrade Humic Acids in Aqueous Solutions
Ghorban Asgari, Sayed Bagher Mortazavi, Sayed Jamaleddin Hashemian and Gholamreza Moussavi

Photocatalytic Removal of Rhodamine B from Aqueous Solution over Fe2O3/MCM-41 Composites under UV Light Irradiation
Liping Zhang, Shi Yuan, Feng Hu, Haifu Deng, Weidong Fang, Runsheng Zhang, Xiaofeng Chang and Lek Sikong

Environmental Impact of Landfilling Verses Composting in Tehran: A Life Cycle Assessment
M. A. Abduli, A. Naghib, Mansoor Yonesi and Ali Akbari

Wind Mapping in Wind Energy Development
Eva Vejvodova, Michal Navorka and Olga Tumova

Adsorption of Iron(II) from Aqueous Solution by Sodium Hydroxide Rice Husk: Response Surface Methodology and Isotherm Study
Monik Kasman and Shaliza Ibrahim

Decolourization and COD Removal of Azo Dye Solution by Repeated Ozonation and Biodegradation
Fahmi, Apipah Ariffin, Suhaida Mohamed Arshad, Che Zulzikrami Azner Abidin and Nazerry Rosmady Rahmat

The Accountancy of Expenses of Production and the Calculus of Costs in the Main Activity of Construction and Assembling
Cucui Ion, Cucui Gabriel, Hurjui Ioan and Obreja Camelia

Plant Uptake of some Pharmaceuticals from Fertilized Soils
Merike Lillenberg, Karin Kipper, Koit Herodes and Lembit Nei

A Comparative Study of Heavy Metals and Sulfate of the Mining Wastewater
Islam-Ud-Din, Sardar Khan and Cang Daqiang

The Distribution and Source Identification of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Sediment in Korea
Jung Keun Oh and Jong Guk Kim

Response surface methodological approach for optimizing Removal of Ni (II) from aqueous solution using Palm Shell Activated Carbon
Inas F. Baker, Shaliza Ibrahim and W. M. A. W. Daud

Estimation of Total Convertible Energy from Combustible Waste and Status of Waste-to-Energy Technologies in Korea
Yong-Chil Seo, Sung-Jin Cho, Hae-Young Jung, Young-Tai Choi, Jong-In Dong and Yong Seung Yoon

Transesterification Of Jatropha Oil using Heteregenous Solid Catalyts Base Bentonite
Egi Agustian, Wuryaningsih S. R., Darwin Sebayang and Achmad Praptijanto

Removal of chromium and organic matters from industrial wastewater using the ChromeBacTM system
Raihan Musa, Zainul Akmar Zakaria, Wan Azlina Ahmad Mohd Saufi Mohd Sidek, Ali Reza Khasim and Shaik Muhammad Hasbullah Shaik Ismail

Study Regarding Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystem at an Mountain Areas in Romania
Daniela Cristiana Alexandrescu

Dewatering Waste Activated Sludge using Dissolved-Gas Flotation Followed by Centrifugation
Medhat El-Zahar

Effect of Hydrophilic Polymer in Physicochemical Properties of Biodiesel so that it Becomes Friendlier to the Environment with its Use
Constantinos G. Tsanaktsidis, Stavros G. Christidis and George T. Tzilantoni

The Use of Fuzzy Logic to Determine the Sustainability in the Wood Industry in the Amazon Region
Carlos Maneschy, André Montenegro and Fatima Leal

Potential Application of the ChromeBac™ sludge as Supplement for Balsam Growth
Norsuhada Abdul Karim, Shaik Muhammad Hasbullah Shaik Ismail, Zainul Akmar Zakaria and Wan Azlina Ahmad

Ethical Technologies of the Environmental Management
Zoya Apevalova

Waste Water Impact Assessment of Shaida Tourist Complex
Sam Hayeripour

Heavy Metal from Contaminated Sediments of the Nhue River and Soil in the Farm Land Area
Nguyen Thi Lan Huong and Masami Ohtsubo

Spatial Mapping Of The Dengue Risk Areas To Improved Environmental Health Risk Identification in Penang, Malaysia through the Geographic Information System (GIS) Application
Aziz Shafie

Potential Impact of Pollution by Oil Spills On Coastal Facies In Pulau Pangkor, Malaysia
Jasmin Saw, Chow Weng Sum, Bernard J. Pierson, Ani Aiza Asha'ari and A. Aziz Omar

The Heavy Metals Absorption of Some Wild Growing Mushrooms from Carpathian Mountain
Carmen Cristina Elekes, Gheorghe Ionita and Mihail Dumitru

A Database Management System (DBMS) for Monogenean Taxonomy
Arpah A., Sarinder K. K. S. and L. H. S. Lim

Effect of HZSM-5 Zeolite on Tar Reduction for Biomass Palm Shell Gasification in Fixed Bed Reactor
L. F. B. Chin, A. Gorin, F. Twaiq and H. B Chua

Growth Kinetics of Polyhydroxyalkanoates Production by Ralstonia Eutropha with Crude Glycerol from Biodiesel By-Product
Sasithorn Kongruang

Scanning Antimicrobial Activity of Seed Proteins from Local Thai Plants in Leguminosae and Solanaceae
Tanawat Chanmapunrungsi, Sudarat Phungphay and Benjamaporn Wonganu

Oil Palm Bio-fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites-Effect Alkaline Peroxide on Mechanical and Thermal Properties
S. S. Suradi, R. M. Yunus, M. D. H. Beg, Z. A. M. Yusof and A. K. Lovely

Effect of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant on Greenhouse Gas Emission of Power Plants Sector in Islamic Republic of Iran
M. Abbaspour, M. Monavari, A. R. Karbassi, N. Kargari

Renewable Hydrogen Energy Option for Pakistan
Irfan Ahmad Gondal

Climate Change & Risk Assessment: The Oral Health Perspective
Sunali Khanna

Simulating of River sedimentation
Mehdi Delphi and Seyed Majid Mosaddad

The Effects of Variable Inflow Hydrographs on Water Saving in Furrow Irrigation using Zero-inertia Model
Bita Moravejalahkami, Behrouz Mostafazadeh-Fard, Manouchehr Haidarpour, Fariborz Abbasi , S. Saeid Eslamian and Ernesto Vazquez- Fernandez

An Overview on the Best Clean Energy Source — Subtle Energy
Subramanya Krishna Bhat

Analysis of Energy Efficiency Towards Building Envelope between Main Library of University Malaya Building and Library of Uitm Perak Building
A. H. Anas Zafirol, A. H. Al-Hafzan and W. M. Wan Nur Syazwani

Effect of Effluent Flow Rate on Nickel Removal Efficiency from Plating Industry Effluent using Bagasse in column studies
B. L. Chavan

Effect of PH on Nickel Removal Efficiency from Plating Industry Effluent using Bagasse
B. L. Chavan and S. S. Lomate

Photo-catalytic Treatment of Spent Wash with CaO
B.L.Chavan, S. H. Pawar, S. S.Lomate and V. P. Dhulap

Poor Indoor Air Quality in a Factory Building with a Separate Ventilation System
Hsiu-Ling Chen, Mu-Chen Lu and Chia-I Chan

Kinetic Evaluation of Palm Oil Mill Effluent POME with Membrane An Aerobic System (MAS)
Abdurahman H. Nour, Rosli M. Yunus, Azhary H. Nour, S. Vissaliny and V. Rajaletchumy

A Novel and Economical Kite Anemometric Analysis for Velocity Measurements in a Convective Boundary Layer along a Reinforced Coastline in Pondicherry
R. Jha, R. Raj, J. Ekhlas, A. Siravuru, S. Sarkar, R. Bardhan and S. Ghosh

Lipid Peroxidation and Enzymatic Activity Levels in Shrimp Macrobrachium Nipponense (De Hann, 1849) from Al-Qurna and Garmat Ali River.
Rafid M. Karim

Factors Influencing the Heavy Metal Concentration in Human Temporary Teeth
Daniela Ionita, Mariana Prodana, Andrei Stoian, Mirela Dilea and Ioana Demetrescu

Monitoring Efficiency of Hydroxyapatite Formation on Ti Alloys as a Function of Elaboration Conditions
Daniela Ionita, Mariana Prodana and Ioana Demetrescu

Phytoplankton bloom modeling with System Dynamics approach, A case study: Karkheh reservoir in Iran
Mohammad Reza Samaei, Seyed Bagher Mortazavi and Mojtaba Gharavi

Remediation of Cyanide Contaminated Soil using Soil Washing, Chemical Oxidation and Precipitation
Jae Gon Kim, Jung Hwa Lee and Young Woo Choi

Biosorption of Copper(II) by Pleurotus Ostreatus Fungal Biosorbent
Chia-Chay Tay, Hong-Hooi Liew, Soon-Kong Yong, Salmijah Surif and Suhaimi Abdul-Talib

Investigation on Qualitative Characteristics of Compost and Biocompost Fertilizers, the Effective Means for Development of Wastes Management, Iran
Iman Homayoonnezhad, Paria Amirian and Issa Piri

The Potential of Waste Water Sludge to Stabilize the Soil in Uitm, Shah Alam, Malaysia
W. M. Wan Nur Syazwani, A. H. Anas Zafirol and A. H. Al-Hafzan

To Assess Factors Influencing the Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Agricultural Higher Education System of Iran
Seyed Jamal F.Hosseini , Mohammad Reza Soleimanpour and Maryam Omidi Najafabadi

The Use of Oxidizing Agents for Treating Antisense-based Pharmaceutical Products.
Carol Robinson, Gary Walsh and Thomas. F O'Dwyer

The Development of Drying Technology for Collapse-prone Eucalyptus Wood as Eco-material
Lin Yang, Honghai Liu, Kazuo Hayashi and Masatoshi Sugimori

A Comparison of ANN Architecture Towards Predicting Cyanobacteria Abundance at Tropical Lake and Wetlands
Jin Heng Oh, Sorayya Malek, Sharifah Mumtazah Syed Ahmad and Aishah Salleh

Survey of Health and Safety Risk in Reduction and Production Unit of Bandar Abbas Al-Mahdi Aluminum Factory using Process Failure Mode & Effect Analysis Method (PFMEA)
Seyed Ali Jozi and Sahar Rezaian

“Implementation of Health, Safety & Environment System in Procurement (Case study: Procurement of Goods and Drilling Equipment in “Tehran Manufacturing Support and Procurement Co.”)”
Sahar Rezaian and Seyed Ali Jozi

Influence of Oxygen, pH, and Temperature on E. coli Lethality in Ultrasound
Teerada Bubphamala, Kanuengnit Chuienkha and Lukkhana Benjawan

Variability in Puntius binotatus valenciennes collected from three Geographically Isolated Rivers
Mark Anthony J. Torres, Cesar G. Demayo and Joey Rey B. Cartajenas

Geometric Morphometric Analysis in Determining Left-Right Asymmetry in the Shape of the First Closed Marginal Cell of the Rice Black Bug, Scotinopha Coarctata Collected from Different Geographical Locations in the Philippines
Mark Anthony J. Torres, Alberto T. Barrion, Ravindra Joshi, Leocadio Sebastian and Cesar G. Demayo

Species Diversity of Dragonflies in Different Environmental Landscapes
Cesar G. Demayo and Mark Anthony J. Torres

Community Structures of Dragonflies in Different Environmental Landscapes
Cesar G. Demayo and Mark Anthony J. Torres

The Use of Gis In Mapping and Analysis of Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever In Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sholehah Ismail, Azizan Abu Samah, Wan Yusoff Wan Sulaiman and Aziz Shafie

“Visnu” — Vital Initiatives for Sustainable Natural Units, A Model for Environment Sustainability
P. Asha Parekh, T. K. Parimala Vaishnavi and B. K. Acharya P.

Effect of Pollutant Loading Changes on Water Quality in Lam Takhong River, Thailand
Nares Chuersuwan, Siraporn Potivichayanont, Subuntith Nimrat and Tanunchai Wannasook

Simultaneous Removal of Hexavalent Chromium and Sulfate from Water using Nanofiltration
Behnam Barikbin, Seyed Bagher Mortazavi and Seyed Gholamreza Moussavi

Establishing Relation between Plastics Dependence and Gender Bending Behavior among Pre-school Boys along a Philippine Shoreline Community
Brenda B. Tumala and Joemil G. Galve

Multi-Criteria Decision Modelling for Watershed Management A Case Study in The Aek Silang Sub Watershed
Hotmauli Sianturi and Zulkifli Nasution

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Waste Management in City of Karaj, Iran
Leila Amiri, Mohammad Ramezanianpour and Mohammadreza Farahani

The Potentiometry of the Biogas Recovery from Rural Waste in Yazd County in Iran
Leila Amiri, Mohammad Ramezanianpour, Mohammad Ali Abdoli and Mansoor Yonesi

Transesterification of Croton Megalocarpus Fatty Acids using Sulfated tin Oxide as Solid Catalyst
Gerald Kafuku, Man Kee Lam, Jibrail Kansedo, Keat Teong Lee and Makame Mbarawa

Diversity and Social Interaction of Birds While Foraging in Mudflat Areas of Kuala Gula, Perak, Malaysia
Nura Muna Abdul Halim, Nurdiyana Sumri and Rosli Ramli

Effect of H3PO4 to Et3PO4 Ratio on Synthesis of Cellulose Phosphate from Oil Palm Biomass
R. Rohaizu, W. D Wanrosli and G. Arniza

Cellulose Phosphate as Biomaterial: Preliminary Study
M. K. Mohamad Haafiz, W. D. Wan Rosli, S. M. Azman and R. Rohaizu

Indigenous Distributed Relational Biodiversity Databases
K. K. S. Sarinder, M. A. Majid , T. H. Chua, A. F. Merican, Dimyati K. Ibrahim H., K. K. S. Baljit and L. H. S. Lim

Detecting and Environmental Assessment of Spatial Changes of “Hamun-E-Saberi” Lagoon using Satellite Imagery and GIS
Mohsen Ahadnejad Reveshty, Yoshihisa Maruyama and Alireza Rabet

Sewage sludge: An Important Resource for Sustainable Agriculture and its Environmental Implications
M. Jamil, M. Sharif Zia and M. Qasim Khan

Study of Exchange Nitroxin Biofertilizer (Azospirillum and Azotobacter) in Rice Cultivars, A Step Toward Sustainable Agriculture
Naser Mohammadian Roshan, Hamidreza Bozorgi, Maral Moradi and Ebrahim Azarpour

Vertical Structure of PH in Coastal Waters of Kiyashahr, North of Iran
Siamak Jamshidi, M. D. Noordin Bin Abu Bakar and MarziehYousefi

Addressing the Challenges of Carbonaceous Waste Disposal and Poultry In-House Ammonia Volatilization
Prasanthrajan Mohan and Doraisamy Ponnusamy

Effects of Mining Activities on Drinking Water Quality, Case Study of Sungun Mine, Iran
Touraj Nasrabadi, Gholamreza Nabi Bidhendi and Abdolreza Karbassi

Analysis of Farmers' Behaviors and the Risk of Exposure to the Vector of Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Tunisia
Issam Nouiri, Jamila Ghrab, Jaber Daaboub and Mohamed Kouni Chahed

Toxin Production of Toxic Strain Microcystis Aeruginosa in the Presence of Non-Toxic Strain
Hul Seingheng, Analiza Rollon, Davin Uy and Kiohiko Nakasaki

Characterization of Biochar for Soil Carbon Pool Enrichment: Review on a Way to Carbon Sequestration
Parul Sundha and Uma Melkania

Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Metal Contaminants in Pisum sativum L. Grown in Tannery Effluent
Nandkishor More, Renu Bala, Namita Dhusia, Dhiraj Kumar and R. Venkatesh Kumar

Revegetation of fly ash landfills using Sesbania cannabina Ritz as green manure: Selection of organic amendments
A.K. Gupta, R. Gupta, S. Sinha and B-K.Lee

A Method for Determining Landscape Changes on the Example of Georgia's Landscapes
Dali Nikolaishvili, Lia Matchavariani and Roman Maisuradze

Seasonal Changes in Some Qualitative Parameters of Groundwater in Farouj Plain North East of Iran
Hadi Ghorbani and Samira Mohammadi Sadabad

Studies on Degradation of Syntan used in Leather Tanning Process using Ozone
T. B. Rema, Parivalla and R. Alwar Ramanujam

Assessment of Mangrove Forest Degradation Through Remote Sensing: A Case Study of Karachi and Its Environse
A. Hameed and S. Baby

Suitability of Sand from Coastal Burrow Pit for Road Construction and Impact on Landscape Geomorphology of Kuwait Bay
S. Baby, M. A. Al-Sarawi., S. A. Abraham and R. Rasheed

Effective Environmental Factors on Distribution of Grass Species in Taleghan Rangelands of Tehran Province (Iran)
M. A. Zare Chahouki, A. Tavili, H. Azarnivand and A. Zare Chahouki

Comparison of univariate & multivariate geostatistical approach to map precipitation in arid region of Iran (Case study: Central Kavir basin)
M. A. Zare Chahouki and A. Zare Chahouki

Range Suitability Assessment for Sheep Grazing using GIS
H. Arzani, R. Refaei and M. Farahpoor

Application of Remote Sensing Data for Vegetation Cover Assessment in Summer Rangeland of Mazandaran Province of Iran
H. Arzani, S. Noori, S. H. Kaboli, M. Farahpour and M. S. Ghelichnia

Groundwater Draft in Bastam Plain, Shahrood, Iran
Gholam Hossein Karami

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