American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019

  • Ambient Air Pollution Status of Addis Ababa City; The Case of Selected Roadside

    Dejene Tsegaye, Seyoum Leta, Mohammed Mazharuddin Khan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 39-47
    Received: 14 February 2019
    Accepted: 3 April 2019
    Published: 29 June 2019
    Abstract: The Objective of the present study was to determine the concentration level, spatial and temporal variation of air pollutants (Carbon monoxide, Volatile organic carbon, Nitrogen dioxide, and Sulfur dioxide) from vehicular emission in ambient air of Addis Ababa city. Measurements were taken at sixty five roadsides sites for all the above selected po... Show More
  • Municipal Solid Waste Source Identification, Characterization and Physical Composition Analysis, Case Study Wolkite Town, Ethiopia

    Yenenesh Hailu, Terefe Hanchiso, Abreham Bereta

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 48-53
    Received: 14 April 2019
    Accepted: 13 June 2019
    Published: 15 July 2019
    Abstract: Solid waste, which is a consequence of day-to-day activity of human kind, needs to be managed properly. This study deals with municipal solid waste source identification, characterization and physical composition analysis the case of wolkite town, Ethiopia. inorder to conduct this study both primary and secondary data were collected and analyzed, s... Show More
  • Developing a Scientific Practice in Preservation of 19th Century Royal Malay Songket Shawl

    Mina Janpourtaher, Mandana Barkeshli, Rashidi Othman

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 54-61
    Received: 23 May 2019
    Accepted: 4 July 2019
    Published: 16 July 2019
    Abstract: The fabric under study is one of the exquisite songket shawl dated around 19th century housed in National Museum of Malaysia. This study aims to identify the materials, techniques and analyze the texture, motifs and dyes through historical and artistic review as well as scientific analysis, identification of deterioration factors and examining the ... Show More