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  • A methodology for analysing the drainage system in excavations between sheet pile walls 

    Jurado Elices, Anna; Bolster, Diogo; Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús (2009-10)
    Conference lecture
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    The development of an underground station below the water table requires rigorous and careful planning. As such an in depth knowledge of the station construction designs and the related hydraulic behavior are required in ...
  • A sequence stratigraphic based geological model for constraining hydrogeological modeling in the urbanized area of the Quaternary Besòs delta (NW Mediterranean coast, Spain) 

    Velasco Mansilla, Domitila Violeta; Cabello, P.; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; López Blanco, M.; Ramos, E.; Tubau Fernandez, Maria Isabel (2012-12-04)
    Article
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    The Quaternary Besòs delta is located on the Mediterranean coast in NE Spain. The Besòs Delta Complex includes 3 aquifers constituted by 3 sandy and gravelly bodies, separated by lutitic units. These aquifers supply water ...
  • Barrier effect of underground structures on aquifers 

    Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; López, Ander; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Jurado Elices, Anna (2012)
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    Impervious structures below the water table modify the natural groundwater flow in aquifers. They act as barriers, causing heads to rise upgradient and to fall downgradient. We define the barrier effect as the increase in ...
  • Deep enclosures versus pumping to reduce settlements during shaft excavations 

    Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Vilarrasa Riaño, Víctor; Simone, Silvia de; Jurado Elices, Anna; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2014-02-04)
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    Deep excavations in aquifers may be constructed by combining pumping with the cut and cover method. The enclosures are often deepened more than structurally needed, in order to diminish the risk of heave or fluidisation ...
  • Dewatering of a deep excavation undertaken in a layered soil 

    Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Jurado Elices, Anna (2014-08-21)
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    In order to carry out deep excavations under the water table in urban environments, the safety of the work site and of the adjacent buildings is a major cause for concern. One of the most common and effective methods of ...
  • Emerging organic contaminants in groundwater in Spain: A review of sources, recent occurrence and fate in a European context 

    Jurado Elices, Anna; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; López de Alda, Miren; Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Barceló, Damià (2012)
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    This paper reviewed the presence of emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) that have been found in the groundwater in Spain in both, rural and urban areas. The list of compounds included pesticides, pharmaceutical active ...
  • Excavación de un pozo profundo para revisión de una tuneladora en el centro de Barcelona 

    Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; de Santos, C.; Ramos, Gonzalo; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús (Sociedad Española de Mecánica del Suelo e Ingeniería Geotécnica, 2012)
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  • Groundwater modelling in the urban area of Barcelona 

    Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Sánchez Vila, Francisco Javier; Abarca Cameo, Elena; Arandes Renú, Ramon (Springer, 2005)
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  • Els materials de construcció: de l’aula a l’obra. Una experiència d’aprenentatge actiu en entorn virtual 

    Pardo Tràfach, Patricia; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Casanova Hormaechea, Ignasi; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren; Alegre, Vicente; Llamas Gaspar, David; Piza Godall, M. Sabrina; Valero Valbuena, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2010-02-11)
    Conference lecture / Conference report
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    El projecte consisteix en el disseny i desenvolupament d’eines i metodologia adequades per tal de facilitar a l’alumnat la visualització, comprensió i estudi de diferents aspectes relatius als materials de construcció. Així, ...
  • Occurrence of carbamazepine and five metabolites in an urban aquifer 

    Jurado Elices, Anna; López Serna, Rebeca; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Petrovic, Mira; Barceló Culleres, Damià (2014-11-01)
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    This paper deals with urban groundwater contaminated with carbamazepine (CBZ) and five of its human metabolites in Barcelona. Groundwater samples were accordingly collected in the aquifers of Poble Sec and Besos River ...
  • Quantifying chemical reactions by using mixing analysis 

    Jurado Elices, Anna; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Tubau Fernandez, Isabel; Pujades Garnes, Estanislao (2015-01-01)
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    This work is motivated by a sound understanding of the chemical processes that affect the organic pollutants in an urban aquifer. We propose an approach to quantify such processes using mixing calculations. The methodology ...
  • Quantitative comparison of impeller flowmeter and particle-size dsitribution techniques for the characterization of hydraulic conductivity variability 

    Barahona-Palomo, Marco; Riva, Mònica; Sánchez Vila, Francisco Javier; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Guadagnini, Alberto (2010-05-07)
    Conference report
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    Basic univariate statistics and key geostatistical parameters of estimates of hydraulic conductivity obtained at the decimeter scale by two different methods are presented and compared. The two estimates are based on (1) ...
  • The use of GIS-based 3D geological tools to improve hydrogeological models of sedimentary media in an urban environment 

    Velasco Mansilla, Domitila Violeta; Gogu, Constantin Radu; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Garriga, Adan; Ramos, E.; Riera, J.; Alcaraz, M. (2013-04-01)
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    A software platform was developed to facilitate the development of 3D geological models of sedimentary media for hydrogeological modelling, especially for urban environments. It is composed by a geospatial database and a ...
  • Time-lapse cross-hole electrical resistivity tomography monitoring effects of an urban tunnel 

    Bellmunt, F.; Ledo, J.; Queralt, P.; Falgas, E.; Marcuello, A.; Benjumea, B.; Velasco Mansilla, Domitila Violeta; Vázquez Suñé, Enric (2012-12)
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    Tunnel construction in urban areas has recently become a topic of interest and has increased the use of tunnel boring machines. Monitoring subsurface effects due to tunnel building in urban areas with conventional surface ...
  • Urban groundwater contamination by residues of UV filters 

    Jurado Elices, Anna; Gago Ferrero, Pablo; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Díaz Cruz, Sílvia; Barceló Culleres, Damià (2014-04-30)
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    The occurrence and fate of UV filters (UV F) in an urban aquifer in correlation with (1) the spatial distribution of UV Fin Barcelona's groundwater, (2) the depth of the groundwater sample, (3) the physicochemical properties ...
  • Urban Groundwater. Barcelona City Case Study 

    Vázquez Suñé, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2003-07-17)
    Doctoral thesis