American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015

  • Cartographic Approach to Garbage Collection on the Coast of Ngor (Dakar, Senegal)

    Ramatoulaye Mbengue, Mame Demba Thiam, Hyacinthe Sambou, Bienvenu Sambou, Amadou Tahirou Diaw, Abdoulaye Ndour

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 174-181
    Received: 30 May 2015
    Accepted: 19 June 2015
    Published: 2 July 2015
    Abstract: This paper aims to analyze the dysfunction of the garbage collection on the coast of Ngor through GPS which is the processing of satellite images combined with field surveys. It highlights and analyzes the failures of the waste collection system in Ngor by the techniques of Geographic Information Systems. Some suggestions are propose to improve the... Show More
  • Debates on Land Titling

    Ayele Behaylu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 182-187
    Received: 9 June 2015
    Accepted: 16 June 2015
    Published: 18 July 2015
    Abstract: Countries like Ethiopia emphasis that certification process guarantees land use and transfer rights ensures tenure security, and is a vital incentive for farmers to invest in their land and improve production. The program is assumed to addresses the issue of tenure insecurity which is a chronic problem in most developing countries. Moreover, land t... Show More
  • Levels of Selected Essential and Nonessential Metals in Roasted Coffee Beans of Yirgacheffe and Sidama, Ethiopia

    A. Tesfay Gebretsadik, Tarekegn Berhanu, Belete Kefarge

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 188-192
    Received: 14 June 2015
    Accepted: 26 June 2015
    Published: 20 July 2015
    Abstract: The study was conducted to assess the contents of essential and non-essential metals in coffee beans. For this matter, seven essential metals such as K, Mg, Ca, Na, Mn, Cu and Zn and two nonessential metals (Cd and Pb) in four roasted coffee samples (washed Yirgacheffe, unwashed Yirgacheffe, washed Sidama and unwashed Sidama) were determined by FAA... Show More
  • Accuracy Assessment of Land Use Land Cover Classification using Google Earth

    Abineh Tilahun, Bogale Teferie

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 193-198
    Received: 16 June 2015
    Accepted: 1 July 2015
    Published: 25 July 2015
    Abstract: This study examines the accuracy assessment of land use land cover classification using Google Earth in the case of Kilite Awulalo, Tigray State, Ethiopia for the year 2014. For this study, Landsat-8 OLI_TIRS image of 2014 was used and analyzed using Arc GIS 10.1. Supervised classification scheme was used to classify the images. Under land use and ... Show More
  • Carbon Stock Variations Along Altitudinal and Slope Gradient in the Forest Belt of Simen Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

    Tibebu Yelemfrhat Simegn, Teshome Soromessa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 199-201
    Received: 1 July 2015
    Accepted: 22 July 2015
    Published: 1 August 2015
    Abstract: Forests play a significant role in climate change mitigation by sequestering and storing more carbon from the atmosphere which is released by anthropogenic causes. The overall objective of this study was to measure Variations of Carbon Stock along Altitudinal and Slope Gradient in the forest belt of Simen Mountains National Park. And it aimed to ad... Show More