International Journal of Environmental Protection          
An Open Access Journal
ISSN: 2226-6437(Print)      ISSN: 2224-7777(Online)
Frequency: Annually
Editorial-in-Chief: Prof. Kevin Mickus,
Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA.
2011 Vol.1 No.4

Environmental Impacts of Mining Operations A Case Study: Monitoring the Impacts at Abu Tartour Phosphate Mine, Egypt
Sameh S Ahmed1, Mohamed R El Tahlawi1
1.Mining and Metallurgical Engineering Department,Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:233KB), pp.1-6, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Snow Cover Extent and Duration in MODIS Time Series: A Comparison with in-situ Measurements (Provincia Verbano Cusio Ossola, NW Italy)
Danilo Godone1, Gianluca Filippa1, Silvia Terzago2, Enrico Rivella3, Alessio Salandin3, Salandin Barbero3, Gabriele Garnero1, Michele Freppaz4
1.DEIAFA, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Turin
2.Earth Sciences Department, University of Turin
3.Regional Environmental Protection Agency
4.NATRISK - Research Centre on Natural Risks in Mountain and Hilly Environments
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:12295KB), pp.7-11, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

The Riding Robot System has 4 DOF Horseback Motion and Healthcare Service for Entertainment
Meeseub Limr1, Joonhong Lim2
1.Dept. of Mechatronics, Gyonggi College of Science and Technology, 2121-3 Jeongwang-dong, Shiheung-city
2.Dev. of Electronics and Computer, Hanyang University, Sa-dong, Ansan-city
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:7867KB), pp.12-16, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Radioactivity (Gross-Α and Gross-Β) Studies of Surface Water Collected from Domiasiat Area, West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, India
D. G. Marbaniang1
1.Department of Chemistry, Lady Keane College, Shillong, Meghalaya, India 793001
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:156KB), pp.17-21, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Urban Land Use Management, Based on GIS and Multicriteria Assessment
Saba Reza Soltani1, Seyed Masoud Monavari2, Abdolrassoul Salman Mahiny1
1.Department of Environment and Energy, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2.Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Gorgan, Iran
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:375KB), pp.22-27, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Extreme Value Distribution for Prediction of Future PM10 Exceedences
Noor Faizah Fitri Md Yusof1, Nor Azam Ramli Ramli1, Ahmad Shukri Yahaya1
1.Clean Air Research Group Environmental and Sustainable Development Section School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia Engineering Campus, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:333KB), pp.28-36, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Impact of Sewage Sludge Spreading on Heavy Metal Speciation in Ecosystem
M. N. Rashed1, M.E. Soltan1, E.M.Fawzey1, M.A.El-Taher1
1.Chemistry Department, Aswan Faculty of Science, South Valley University
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:191KB), pp.37-44, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Geotechnical Properties of Shedi Soil Affected by Alkali Contamination
Chittanahally Ramakrishnegowda1, Ramakrishna Yaji1, R Shivashankar2, Puvvadi Venkata Sivapullaiah3
1.Department of Civil Engineering, Maharaja Institute of Technology,Mysore
2.Department of Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology, Karnataka
3.Department of Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:6155KB), pp.45-52, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Borehole Pump & Inject: an Environmentally Sound New Method for Groundwater Lowering
Holzbecher Ekkehard1, Jin. Yulan1, Ebneth Stefan2
1.GZG, Applied Geology, Georg-August University GoettingenGoldschmidtstr.3, Germany
2.Hoescher Wasserbau GmbH Petzower Str, Werder/Havel
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:1203KB), pp.53-58, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28

Sustainable Learning Factors of Community Disaster Prevention Education
Han-Hwa Juang1, Chun-Chin Kuo2
1.Department of Geography National Changhua University of Education Changhua County
2.National Tainan Girls’ Senior High School, Tainan City
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:67KB), pp.59-63, Pub. Date: 2011- 11-28