Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
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Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
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Applications of IoT Framework for Underground Mine Safety: Limitations and Solutions

Jitendra Pramanik; Singam Jayanthu; Dr Abhaya Kumar Samal

Volume 15, Issue 3 , May 2024, , Pages 923-942


  The environmental conditions present in underground (UG) mines working site significantly impacts the productivity, efficiency, effectiveness as well as threatened security levels. Consequently, maintaining safety in mineral excavation process requires continuous monitoring of the intricate and perilous ...  Read More

Analysis of Concentration of Ambient Particulate Matter in the Surrounding Area of an Opencast Coal Mine using Machine Learning Techniques

Podicheti Ravi Kiran; Ramchandar Karra

Volume 15, Issue 3 , May 2024, , Pages 961-976


  Opencast coal mines play a crucial role in meeting the energy demands of a country. However, the operations will result in deterioration of ambient air quality, particularly due to particulate emissions. The dispersion of particulate matter will vary based on the mining parameters and local meteorological ...  Read More

Ecological Risk Analysis of Stream Sediments Data and Impact on Aquatic Biota around Mining and Agricultural Regions

Gregory Udie Sikakwe; Samuel Adebayo Ojo; Andrew Aondover Tyopine

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 517-536


  Potentially harmful elements enter into the environment through mining and agricultural activities, causing water and stream sediment pollution.  Ecological risk analysis helps to determine sediment pollution, to recommend remediation measures for human health safety and the survival of aquatic ...  Read More

Protection of Geological Heritage by a New Phenomenon in Earth Sciences: Geoconservation

Abdollah Yazdi; rahim dabiri; Habib Mollai

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 365-379


  Geosites and their contents including minerals, fossils, etc. can strongly represent the history of a region. They greatly help our understanding of the evolution of Earth, volcanic activities, plate tectonics, and the characteristics of different environments. These are some of the vital information ...  Read More

Soil liquefaction susceptibility of Akcay residential area (Biga Peninsula, Turkey) close to North Anatolian Fault Zone

Şener Ceryan; Pijush Samui; Osman Samed Özkan; Samet Berber; Şule Tüdeş; Hakan Elci; Nurcihan Ceryan

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1141-1153


  Balikesir province Akcay district (Biga Peninsula, South Marmara Region, Turkey); the studied area is located on the southern branch of the North Anatolian Fault Zone, where some earthquake, 1867 Edremit (Mw =7.0), 1919 Ayvalik-Sarmisakli (Mw = 7.0), 1944 Edremit (Mw =6.4) and 1953 Yenice (Mw = 7.2) ...  Read More

Sustainable Utilization of Waste Foundry Sand and Sodium Chloride in Soil Stabilization

Sehla Altaf; Kanwarpreet Singh; Abhishek Sharma

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 897-908


  The expansion and contraction properties of black cotton soil make it a challenging task to construct structures on it. Hence, modifying its expansion and contraction behavior is imperative to make black cotton soil appropriate for construction purposes. This study aims to assess the geo-technical properties ...  Read More