volume-06-Issue 1 (2014)

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Physicochemical Assessment of Rain Water of Karachi, Pakistan

SWES, volume-06, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 45 - 51

Published: 24 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/swes.06.01.0005

by Mahwish Chughtai, Sana Mustafa, Majid Mumtaz from Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi-75270, Pakistan Department of Chemistry, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Campus, Karachi75300, Pakistan

Abstract: Local Precipitation (Rain) is a good source of surface water and could be a safe source of drinking water if it is free from contaminants. Many Asian read more...

Keywords: rain water, air pollution, physicochemical parameters, Karachi, drinking water

An Appraisal of Genus Riccia in India with a Note on Diversity and Distribution of Species

SWES, volume-06, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 35 - 43

Published: 24 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/swes.06.01.0004

by Sushil Kumar Singh from Botanical Survey of India, Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong – 793 003, India

Abstract: A review of Indian Riccia’s has been made and 36 valid species are accepted. 12 species viz., R. attenuata, R. ciliata, R. crispatula, R. crozalsii, read more...

Keywords: Marchantiophyta, Riccia, India, Taxonomy, Distribution

Phosphorus and Emerging Micro-pollutants in Surface Waters: Challenges and Prospects for Water Quality Improvements

SWES, volume-06, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 27 - 33

Published: 24 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/swes.06.01.0003

by Peter S. Hoodaa, John Jr. Wilkinson and Helen K.G.R. Millier from Kingston University London, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE, UK

Abstract: An oversupply of Phosphorus in water bodies accelerates growth of algae and higher forms of plant life to produce undesirable impacts on overall water read more...

Keywords: Phosphorus, Agricultural Runoff, Sewage Effluents, Phosphorus Stripping, Emerging Micro-pollutants (EMP), Pharmaceutical and Personal Healthcare product (PPHCP), Sewage Treatment Works (STW)

Monitoring of Metal Dispersion in Kumaon Hills (INDIA) Through Active Monitoring Using Moss

SWES, volume-06, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 1 - 15

Published: 24 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/swes.06.01.0001

by Dinesh K. Saxena, Isam Janajreh, and Dheeraj Gahtori from a Bryology laboratory, Botany Department, Bareilly College, Bareilly-243005 (U.P), INDIA, Mechanical and Materials Engineering Program, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, PO Box 54224, UAE

Abstract: Bryophytes have been used as a terrestrial bio-monitors and bio-indicators of air pollution and are recognized as more sensitive to pollution than oth read more...

Keywords: Metal Emission, Kumaon hills, moss Racomitriumcrispulum (Hook. f. etWils.), active monitoring.