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Open Access Original Research

Comparison of Household Environmental Factors among Children with Reported Asthma and Controls

Received: 09 December 2022;  Published: 16 March 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301025


The present research was part of a cross-sectional project involving children aged 8 to 10 years in Porto, Portugal. The project involved a first research part at primary schools where the health tests and a questionnaire were performed and a second research part concerning e [...]

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Open Access Short Communication

Using Plastic Wastes to Exemplify Justice Dimensions of Extended Producer Responsibility

Received: 20 December 2022;  Published: 10 March 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301024


Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) places liability, physical, financial, and/or informative responsibility for a product throughout its life cycle on its producer. Implementing such schemes is expected to result in many environmental and social benefits. Yet, academic and practitioner discussio [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Modeling Water Quality of AMD along the Flow Path

Received: 30 October 2022;  Published: 28 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301023


The water balance is severely disturbed in post-mining landscapes like Lusatia/Germany. Mine waters (amd) enter the environment and spread in groundwater and surface waters. Groundwater containing high amounts of pyrite weathering products flows into receiving waters due to lignite mining for severa [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Hydrological Effects of Spatial Harvest Patterns in a Small Catchment Covered by Fast-Growing Plantations in the Neotropics

Received: 07 October 2022;  Published: 21 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301022


Eucalyptus forests are expanding worldwide and concerns exist about their impact on water resources. There is a lack of information about the hydrological effects of spatial harvest patterns in terms of their effects on streamflow. In this pa [...]

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Open Access Original Research

The Social Justice and Human Rights Benefits of Domestic Renewable Energy

Received: 10 August 2022;  Published: 16 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301021


Focusing upon the United Kingdom reveals that centralised provisions of energy have historically failed to uphold standards of human rights. Even if a transition is made to renewable energy, existing centralised distribution systems cannot promise improvement. This work would recommend t [...]

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Open Access Review

A Review of the Effects of Anthropogenic Activities during the Pandemic Lockdown Period Timeline on Water Quality

Received: 27 October 2022;  Published: 14 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301020


The pandemic has shown its effect on the world regarding health, economy, society, and environment. Whether it is a negative or positive impact, the period of this pandemic has a vast open platform for further studies. This review focused on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown o [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Risk Matrix of Hydrological Disasters Combining Rainfall Thresholds and Social-Environmental Criteria

Received: 30 September 2022;  Published: 07 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301019


This paper presents a procedure for risk assessment for hydrological disasters considering the threshold rainfall and environmental and social criteria. A case study was carried out to test its feasibility in the northern region of the State of São Paulo, Brazil. The advantage of this procedure is t [...]

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Open Access Original Research

The Dynamics of the Oceanic Air-Sea Boundary Layer

Received: 13 November 2022;  Published: 05 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301018


This paper presents a model for the similarity structure of the velocity profiles in air and water in the wave boundary layer, which provides predictions in terms of two parameters, F and R, of all its important properties, including the Charnock parameter, the surface drift velocity and [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Evaluating Peer-to-Peer Electricity Markets across the U.S. Using an Agent-Based Modeling Approach

Received: 14 June 2022;  Published: 02 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301017


The diffusion of distributed energy resources can overcome some challenges associated with the historical centralized model of electric power distribution. Decentralized generation by residential solar photovoltaic cells creates the potential for peer-to-peer (P2P) electricity trading, where househo [...]

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Open Access Review

A Review on Adsorption Process for the Treatment of Oily Wastewater

Received: 27 September 2022;  Published: 02 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2301016


Oil-contaminated or oily wastewater (OW) is generated from various industrial and domestic premises. It consists of fats, oils, and greases and may contain petroleum fractions such as diesel oil, gasoline, and kerosene. It is regarded as [...]

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