American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Coral Bleaching Along Andaman Coast Due to Thermal Stress During Summer Months of 2016: A Geospatial Assessment

    Prakash Chandra Mohanty, Pitchiah Venkateshwaran, Ranganalli Somashekharappa Mahendra, Hyderabad Shiva Kumar, Tummula Srinivasa Kumar, Nambali Valsalan Vinithkumar, Ramalingam Kirubagaran, Sethuraman Ramesh, Raju Ramesh, Dharmaraj Sathianarayanan, Vittal Doss Prakash, Gidugu Ananda Ramadasss, Sadananda Satish Chandra Shenoi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 5 December 2016
    Accepted: 29 December 2016
    Published: 28 January 2017
    Abstract: Coral bleaching reported in the North Bay, Andaman Islands during the April last week of 2016 due to thermal stress. The Coral Bleaching Alert System (CBAS) a service providing by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has reported the warning and the bleaching has been confirmed from the field survey conducted on April 26, ... Show More
  • Women Participation in Flood Risk Management: A Case Study in Char South Baladoba in Kurigram District

    A. T. M.Zinnatul Bassar, Anjum Tasnuva

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 7-17
    Received: 5 January 2017
    Accepted: 14 January 2017
    Published: 10 February 2017
    Abstract: The study in char Baladoba of Begumgonj union of Kurigram district describes participation and role of women in the manipulation of a common disaster flood. By synthesizing the division of labor, it is seen that female members play a significant role compared to male members of the community, especially from the preparedness for flood disaster to r... Show More
  • Validation of Geant4 Physics Models Relevant for Space Radiation

    V. Satya Prakash

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: 20 January 2017
    Accepted: 15 February 2017
    Published: 6 March 2017
    Abstract: In order to use GEANT4 toolkit in the energies relevant to the space radiation it has been tested few of electromagnetic and hadronic models of it by comparing simulated values with NIST data and other experimental data available. For the validation of electromagnetic models energy-loss and electronic stopping powers are considered whereas for the ... Show More