International Journal of Environmental Science and Development
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of Environmental Science and Development. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Environmental Science and Development. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of the Journal and Association. The audience includes researchers, managers and operators for innovation, management and technology as well as designers and developers.

All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed. Articles submitted to the journal should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to both review and editing.

Important Notice: IJESD will only accept new submissions through online submission system


General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Indexing: Scopus (since 2019), Crossref, ProQuest, EBSCO, etc. 
  • E-mail: ijesd@ejournal.net


The University of Queensland, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJESD. The journal publishes good papers in the field of environmental science and development.

Call For Paper

Functional Rehabilitation of Built Environment

Guest Editors: Paulo Mendonu and Ligia T. Silva
Submission deadline: 31 October 2019

Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment

Guest Editor: Miklas Scholz
Submission deadline: 20 December 2019

Latest Articles

01Climatic Considerations and Their Role in Explaining Sustainable Development of Urban Environments
Aryan Amirkhani and Fatemeh Tehrani

The issue of sustainable urban development has been considered an important scientific issue in all communities in recent years and has received a large part of the literature on urban development In this[Click]

02Data Mining on Data of Catalytic Cracking Microactivity Reactors Using PCEM
Benjamin Moreno-Montiel, Carlos-Hiram Moreno-Montiel, Miriam-Noemi Moreno-Montiel, and René MacKinney-Romero

Crude oil can have great uses and applications, to achieve this it must undergo a process of conversion of primary to secondary energy called refining Refining is the set of processes that are[Click]

03Investigation of Agricultural Biomass Residues in Liquefaction Process
Leite B. S., Ferreira D. J. O., Leite S. A. F., Bastos F. S., Lins V. F. C., and Castro B. T.

The use of agricultural biomass residues as an alternative of fossil derivatives have been extensively investigated in the last years due to environmental concerns In this context, the liquefaction appears as an alternative to [Click]

04Changes in Maximum Rainfall Amounts in Wroclaw (Poland)
B. Kaźmierczak and K. Wartalska

Abstract—In the paper an attempt has been made to predict the maximum rainfall, authoritative for drainage systems dimensioning, particularly for 2050 in Wroclaw (Poland) Research material was represented by archival pluviographic records from the[Click]

05Influence of Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen Source on Sustainable Production of Succinic Acid from Miscanthus Hydrolysates
Mariusz Kuglarz and Monika Rom

This study presents sustainable succinic acid production from lignocellulosic hydrolysates, using A succinogenes, which consumes CO2 during succinic fermentation Optimal combination of carbon source (gaseous[Click]

06Benchmarking for Drinking Water Quality Assessment
Vladimir A. Grachev and Natalia I. Kurysheva

The authors have developed a method for comparative analysis of water This method involves water quality indicators benchmarking The developed method presented in the paper differs from the method of simple[Click]

Most cited papers

01Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Natural Drainage in the Ressacada Aquifer (Florianopolis, Brazil)
Fabrizio Rama, Davide Franco, and Henry X. Corseuil

Abstract—This paper proposes an in-depth statistical exploration of the available hydraulic head data concerning the Ressacada aquifer (Florianopolis, Brazil) By means of this approach, the study aims to obtain [Click]

02Comprehensive Characterization of Droughts in Slovakia
M. M. Portela, M. Zeleňáková, J. F. Santos, P. Purcz, A. T. Silva, and H. Hlavatá

Abstract—The results from a comprehensive drought analysis for the entire Slovakia based on the precipitation records at a large number of climatic stations (491) over a considerable span of time (33 years) are presented The study included the [Click]

03Challenges and Developments in the Utilization of Fly Ash in China
Shu-Hua Ma, Min-Di Xu, Qiqige, Xiao-Hui Wang, and Xiao Zhou

Abstract—China’s coal-fired power plants produce about 600 million tons fly ash annually, which has caused severe economic and environmental problems This paper first describes briefly the production and utilization [Click]

04Elimination of Methylene Blue and Reactive Black 5 from Aqueous Solution Using HKUST-1
S. Loera-Serna, H. Solis, E. Ortiz, A. L. Martínez-Hernandéz, and L. Noreña

Abstract—The HKUST-1 copper metal organic framework (MOF) is one of the most studied MOFs because it has high pore volume, a large surface area, high chemical stability and also the ability to bind water, among other molecules [Click]

05Effect of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria on the Uptake of Heavy Metals by Corn Plants in a Long-Term Sewage Wastewater Treated Soil
Hashem Mahmoud Mohamed and Yaser Ayesh Almaroai

Abstract—Three phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) were isolated from contaminated soil and putatively identified as Bacillus sp , Azotobacter sp and Pseudomonas sp The maximum amount of [Click]

06Air Quality Prediction: Big Data and Machine Learning Approaches
Gaganjot Kaur Kang, Jerry Zeyu Gao, Sen Chiao, Shengqiang Lu, and Gang Xie

Abstract—Monitoring and preserving air quality has become one of the most essential activities in many industrial and urban areas today The quality of air is adversely affected due to various forms of pollution[Click]

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