The International Journal of Environmental Science : Development and Monitoring (IJESDM) provides an effective forum for the dissemination of environmental research, encouraging interdisciplinary research collaboration to address the multi-faceted nature of environmental problems. It addresses all aspects of environmental engineering and applied environmental science. The journal publishes original research papers on main aspects of environmental sciences, such as environmental chemistry, environmental biology, ecology geoscience and environmental physics. Appropriate subjects include basic and applied research on atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments pollution control and abatement technology, conservation of natural resources, environmental health study and toxicology, environmental quality assessment, environmental standards and criteria. Review articles in selected areas are published from time to time.