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12 p, 2.7 MB Optimizing irrigation in urban agriculture for tomato crops in rooftop greenhouses / Parada, Felipe (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Rufí Salís, Martí (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Arcas Pilz, Verónica (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Muñoz, Pere (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Villalba, Gara (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental)
The rise of population in urban areas makes it ever more important to promote urban agriculture (UA) that is efficient in terms of water and nutrients. How to meet the irrigation demand of UA is of particular concern in urban areas where water sources are often limited. [...]
2021 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148689
Science of The Total Environment, Vol. 794 (November 2021) , art. 148689  
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Analysis of urban agriculture solid waste in the frame of circular economy: Case study of tomato crop in integrated rooftop greenhouse / Manríquez-Altamirano, Ana (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Sierra-Pérez, Jorge (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Muñoz Odina, Pere (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental
Within urban agriculture (UA), integrated rooftop greenhouses (i-RTG) have great growth potential as they offer multiple benefits. Currently it is intended to improve environmental benefits by taking advantage of the water, nutrients and gases flows. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139375
Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 734 (September 2020) , art. 139375
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Fungal bioremediation of diuron-contaminated waters : evaluation of its degradation and the effect of amendable factors on its removal in a trickle-bed reactor under non-sterile conditions / Hu, Kaidi (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Torán, Josefina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; López-García, Ester (Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l'Aigua) ; Barbieri, Maria Vittoria (Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l'Aigua) ; Postigo, Cristina (Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l'Aigua) ; López de Alda, Miren (Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l'Aigua) ; Caminal i Saperas, Glòria (Institut de Química Avançada de Catalunya) ; Sarrà i Adroguer, Montserrat (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Blánquez Cano, Paqui (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental)
The occurrence of the extensively used herbicide diuron in the environment poses a severe threat to the ecosystem and human health. Four different ligninolytic fungi were studied as biodegradation candidates for the removal of diuron. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140628
Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 743 (November 2020) , art. 140628  
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The removal of diuron from agricultural wastewaters by Trametes versicolor immobilized on pinewood in simple channel reactors / Beltrán-Flores, Eduardo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Torán, Josefina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Caminal i Saperas, Glòria (Institut de Química Avançada de Catalunya) ; Blánquez Cano, Paqui (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Sarrà i Adroguer, Montserrat (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental)
The presence of pesticides in agricultural wastewater entails harmful risks to both the environment and public health. In this study, two channel-type bioreactors with Trametes versicolor immobilized on pinewood chips were evaluated in terms of the removal efficiency of diuron from agricultural wastewater under non-sterile conditions. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138414
Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 728 (August 2020) , art. 138414  
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Biodegradation of hydrophobic pesticides by microalgae : transformation products and impact on algae biochemical methane potential / Avila, Romina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Peris, Andrea (Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l'Aigua) ; Eljarrat, Ethel (Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l'Aigua) ; Vicent, Teresa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental) ; Blánquez Cano, Paqui (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental)
Intensive and extensive use of pesticides has contributed to their wide distribution in soil, air, and water. Due to their detrimental effects on non-target organisms, different technologies have been considered for their removal. [...]
2021 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142114
Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 754 (February 2021) , art. 142114  
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55 p, 1.2 MB Drought is a stronger driver of soil respiration and microbial communities than nitrogen or phosphorus addition in two Mediterranean tree species / Preece, Catherine (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals) ; Farré Armengol, Gerard (University Salzburg. Department of Biosciences) ; Peñuelas, Josep (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals)
The drivers of global change, such as increasing drought and nutrient deposition, are affecting soils and their microbial communities in many different habitats, but how these factors interact remains unclear. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139554
Science of the total environment, Vol. 735 (September 2020) , art. 139554  
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12 p, 2.5 MB Seagrass soil archives reveal centennial-scale metal smelter contamination while acting as natural filters / Lafratta, Anna (Edith Cowan University. Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (Australia)) ; Serrano, Oscar (Edith Cowan University. Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (Australia)) ; Masqué Barri, Pere (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Mateo, Miguel A. (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes) ; Fernandes, Milena (Flinders University. School of the Environment (Australia)) ; Gaylard, Sam (South Australian Environment Protection Authority (Australia)) ; Lavery, Paul S. (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes)
The upper Spencer Gulf in South Australia hosts the world's largest single stream Pb-Zn smelter, which has caused environmental and health issues related to elevated metal concentrations in the surrounding environment. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.400
Science of the total environment, Vol. 649 (February 2019) , p. 1381-1392  
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13 p, 3.5 MB Structuring an integrated water-energy-food nexus assessment of a local wind energy desalination system for irrigation / Serrano-Tovar, Tarik (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Peñate Suárez, Baltasar (Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias. Departamento del Agua) ; Musicki, Ana (Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias. Departamento del Agua) ; de la Fuente Bencomo, Juan A. (Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias. Departamento del Agua) ; Cabello, Violeta (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Giampietro, Mario (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Desalination is increasingly put forward as a sustainable local solution to water scarcity in combination with the exploitation of renewable energy sources. However, the complexity of the resource nexus entails the unavoidable existence of pros and cons across its various dimensions that can only be assessed at different scales of analysis. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.422
Science of the total environment, Vol. 689 (November 2019) , p. 945-957  
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12 p, 833.6 KB Policy-driven monitoring and evaluation : Does it support adaptive management of socio-ecological systems? / Waylen, Kerry A. (The James Hutton Institute. Social, Economic & Geographical Sciences (UK)) ; Blackstock, Kirsty L. (The James Hutton Institute. Social, Economic & Geographical Sciences (UK)) ; van Hulst, Freddy J. (The James Hutton Institute. Social, Economic & Geographical Sciences (UK)) ; Damian, Carmen (University of Bucharest. Department of Systems Ecology and Sustainability (Romania)) ; Horváth, Ferenc (Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Centre for Ecological Research. Institute of Ecology and Botany (Hungary)) ; Johnson, Richard K. (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment (Sweden)) ; Kanka, Robert (Institute of Landscape Ecology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia)) ; Külvik, Mart (Estonian University of Life Sciences. Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Estonia)) ; Macleod, Christopher J.A. (The James Hutton Institute. Information and Computational Sciences (UK)) ; Meissner, Kristian (Finnish Environment Institute. Programme for Environmental Information) ; Oprina-Pavelescu, Mihaela M. (University of Bucharest. Department of Systems Ecology and Sustainability (Romania)) ; Pino i Vilalta, Joan (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals) ; Primmer, Eeva (Finnish Environment Institute . Programme for Environmental Information (Finland)) ; Rîșnoveanu, Geta (University of Bucharest. Department of Systems Ecology and Sustainability (Romania)) ; Šatalová, Barbora (Institute of Landscape Ecology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia)) ; Silander, Jari (Finnish Environment Institute. Freshwater Centre (Finland)) ; Špulerová, Jana (Institute of Landscape Ecology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia)) ; Suškevičs, Monika (Estonian University of Life Sciences. Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Estonia)) ; Van Uytvanck, Jan (Research Institute for Nature and Forest (Bèlgica))
Inadequate Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is often thought to hinder adaptive management of socio-ecological systems. A key influence on environmental management practices are environmental policies: however, their consequences for M&E practices have not been well-examined. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.462
Science of the total environment, Vol. 662 (April 2019) , p. 373-384  
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13 p, 4.3 MB Monitoring opencast mine restorations using Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) imagery / Padró Garcia, Joan-Cristian (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Geografia) ; Carabassa, Vicenç (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals) ; Brotons Alabau, Lluís (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals) ; Alcañiz, Josep M (Josep Maria) (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals) ; Pons, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Geografia)
Open-pit mine is still an unavoidable activity but can become unsustainable without the restoration of degraded sites. Monitoring the restoration after extractive activities is a legal requirement for mine companies and public administrations in many countries, involving financial provisions for environmental liabilities. [...]
2019 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.156
Science of the total environment, Vol. 657 (March 2019) , p. 1602-1614  

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