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    • Behavior of UV filters, uv blockers and pharmaceuticals in high rate algal ponds treating urban wastewater 

      Castro, Lucas Vassalle de; Sunyer Caldú, Adrià; Díaz Cruz, M. Silvia; Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Garfi, Marianna; García Galán, María Jesús (2020-10)
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      The present study evaluated the efficiency of a high rate algal pond (HRAP) at pilot scale to remove pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) from urban wastewater, including UV-filters and parabens (10), ...
    • Fate of priority pharmaceuticals and their main metabolites and transformation products in microalgae-based wastewater treatment systems 

      García Galán, María Jesús; Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Santos, Lúcia Helena Moreira Lírio Matias dos; Insa Aguilar, Sara; Rodríguez Mozaz, Sara; Barceló Cullerés, Damià; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Garfi, Marianna (2020-05)
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      The present study evaluates the removal capacity of two high rate algae ponds (HRAPs) to eliminate 12 pharmaceuticals (PhACs) and 26 of their corresponding main metabolites and transformation products. The efficiency of ...
    • Life cycle assessment of high rate algal ponds for wastewater treatment and resource recovery 

      Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Montero, Neus; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Acién Fernández, Francisco Gabriel; Gómez, Cintia; Garfi, Marianna (Elsevier, 2018-05)
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      The aim of this study was to assess the potential environmental impacts associated with high rate algal ponds (HRAP) systems for wastewater treatment and resource recovery in small communities. To this aim, a Life Cycle ...
    • Life cycle assessment of microalgae systems for wastewater treatment and bioproducts recovery: natural pigments, biofertilizer and biogas 

      Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Josa i Culleré, Irene; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; van Hulle, Stijn; Rousseau, Diederik; Garfi, Marianna (Elsevier, 2022-11)
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      The aim of this study was to assess the potential environmental impacts associated with microalgae systems for wastewater treatment and bioproducts recovery. In this sense, a Life Cycle Assessment was carried out evaluating ...
    • Microalgae: A sustainable adsorbent with high potential for upconcentration of indium(iii) from liquid process and waste streams 

      Nicomel, Nina Ricci; Otero-González, Lila; Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Garfi, Marianna; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Van Der Voort, Pascal; Verbeken, Kim; Hennebel, Tom; Du Laing, Gijs (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2020-03-21)
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      Indium (In) is a critical raw material heavily demanded in the optical-electronics industry. With its high supply risk, sustainable technologies are needed to recover In(III) from secondary sources, such as leachates from ...
    • Natural pigments and biogas recovery from microalgae grown in wastewater 

      Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Cruañas Pániker, Catalina; Gómez Pinchetti, Juan Luis; Rousseau, Diederik; van Hulle, Stijn; Garfi, Marianna (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-07)
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      This study assessed the recovery of natural pigments (phycobiliproteins) and bioenergy (biogas) from microalgae grown in wastewater. A consortium of microalgae, mainly composed by Nostoc, Phormidium, and Geitlerinema, known ...
    • Natural pigments from microalgae grown in industrial wastewater 

      Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Boto Ordóñez, María; van Hulle, Stijn; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Garfi, Marianna; Rousseau, Diederik (2020-05)
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      The aim of this study was to investigate the cultivation of Nostoc sp., Arthrospira platensis and Porphyridium purpureum in industrial wastewater to produce phycobiliproteins. Initially, light intensity and growth medium ...
    • Recovery of phycobiliproteins and biogas from microalgae treating wastewater 

      Arashiro, Larissa Terumi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-02)
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      Water is undoubtedly the most essential resource of humanity. However. supplying the human population with clean water has been a major challenge for decades. Contaminants in wastewaters endanger water bodies and the ...
    • The effect of primary treatment of wastewater in high rate algal pond systems: biomass and bioenergy recovery 

      Arashiro, Larissa Terumi; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Rousseau, Diederik; van Hulle, Stijn; Garfi, Marianna (2019-05)
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      The aim of this study was to assess the effect of primary treatment on the performance of two pilot-scale high rate algal ponds (HRAPs) treating urban wastewater, considering their treatment efficiency, biomass productivity, ...