International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2021

  • Metal Contamination of an Underground Gold Picking Zone in the Department of Djekanou, Cote D’Ivoire

    Ouattara Bakary, Aka Ané Maurice, Yao Kouakou Alphonse, Seka Yapoga Jean, Gnagne Essoh Yves, Yapo Ossey Bernard

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Dec. 05, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: Illegal gold mining has developed in recent years in the department of Djékanou with the rising cost of gold on the world market, due to the slump in local agricultural products and the unemployment of young people of working age. It has become an essential activity along with agriculture and farming in rural areas. It is an effective way to fight ... Show More
  • Forest Cover Dynamics Detection in Lume District, Oromia Region, Central Ethiopia

    Hailu Wondu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 11-20
    Received: Oct. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2020
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Forest cover dynamics is a critical global problem that affects the socio-economic and ecological function of forest landscape in the globe The Earth's forest cover is continuously altered by several climatological and anthropogenic factors. And its change influence world carbon cycle and biodiversity pool at local, regional and global scale. Lume ... Show More
  • Shear Strength and Consolidation Characteristics of Lateritic Soils: A Case of Asela Town, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Shibiru Fekadu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: Nov. 30, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 10, 2020
    Published: Mar. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: The most important engineering properties that determine the bearing capacity of soils are shear strength or ability to resist sliding along internal surfaces within a soil mass and the consolidation characteristics. Thus, in this study the shear strength and consolidation characteristics of Asela lateritic soil is studied. The shear strength param... Show More