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    • 2005-2017 Ozone trends and potential benefits of local measures as deduced from air quality measurements in the north of the Barcelona metropolitan area 

      Massagué Obradors, Jordi; Carnerero Quintero, Cristina; Escudero, M.; Baldasano Recio, José María; Alastuey, Andres; Querol, Xavier (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2019-06-05)
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      We analyzed 2005–2017 data sets on ozone (O3) concentrations in an area (the Vic Plain) frequently affected by the atmospheric plume northward transport of the Barcelona metropolitan area (BMA), the atmospheric basin of ...
    • CALIOPE-Urban v1.0: coupling R-LINE with a mesoscale air quality modelling system for urban air quality forecasts over Barcelona city (Spain) 

      Benavides, Jaime; Snyder, Michelle; Guevara, Marc; Soret, Albert; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Amato, Fulvio; Querol, Xavier; Jorba Casellas, Oriol (Copernicus Publications, 2019)
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      he NO2 annual air quality limit value is systematically exceeded in many European cities. In this context, understanding human exposure, improving policy and planning, and providing forecasts requires the development of ...
    • Lithogeochimical exploration in a Hercynian Tin-bering batholith in the Northwest of the Iberian Península 

      Fernández-Turiel, J.L.; Hernández Chiva, Emilio; Durán, M.E.; Querol, Xavier (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 1990-09)
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      El Batolito hercinico de Ricobayo, al que se encuentran asociadas genéticamente mineralizaciones de estaño, ha sido objeto de un estudio litogeoquimico con el fin de comprobar la efectividad de tales metodos en la ...
    • Mediterranean intense desert dust outbreaks and their vertical structure based on remote sensing data 

      Gkikas, Antonis; Basart, Sara; Hatzianastassiou, Nikos; Marinou, Eleni; Amiridis, Vassilis; Kazadzis, Stelios; Pey, Jorge; Querol, Xavier; Jorba, Oriol; Gassó, Santiago; Baldasano, José M. (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2016-07-15)
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      The main aim of the present study is to describe the vertical structure of the intense Mediterranean dust outbreaks, based on the use of satellite and surface-based retrievals/measurements. Strong and extreme desert dust ...
    • Overview of the meteorology and transport patterns during the DAURE field campaign and their impact to PM observations 

      Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Pandolfi, Marco; Spada, Michele; Baldasano Recio, José María; Pey, Jorge; Alastuey, Andres; Arnold Arias, Dèlia; Sicard, Michaël; Artiñano, Begoña; Revuelta, M.A.; Querol, Xavier (2013-10)
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      The experimental campaign “Determination of the sources of atmospheric Aerosols in Urban and RuralEnvironments in Spain “(DAURE) took place in a urban (Barcelona city) and a rural (the Montseny Natural Park) Spanish sites. ...
    • Ozone source apportionment during peak summer events over southwestern Europe 

      Pay, Maria Teresa; Gangoiti, Gotzon; Guevara, Marc; Napelenok, Sergey; Querol, Xavier; Jorba, Oriol; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (European Geosciences Union, 2019-04-25)
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      It is well established that in Europe, high O3 concentrations are most pronounced in southern/Mediterranean countries due to the more favourable climatological conditions for its formation. However, the contribution of the ...
    • Phosphate recovery from aqueous solution by K-zeolite synthesized from fly ash for subsequent valorisation as slow release fertilizer 

      Hermassi, Mehrez; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Querol, Xavier; Harrouch Batis, Narjes; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (Elsevier, 2020-08-20)
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      The sorption of phosphate by K-zeolites synthesized from fly ash (FA) by hydrothermal conversion is investigated in this study. The aim is the synthesis of Ca bearing K-zeolites to recover phosphate from urban and industrial ...
    • Procedural uncertainties of Proctor compaction tests applied on MSWI bottom ash 

      Izquierdo, Maria; Querol, Xavier; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric (Elsevier, 2011-02-28)
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      MSWI bottom ash is a well-graded highly compactable material that can be used as a road material in unbound pavements. Achieving the compactness assumed in the design of the pavement is of primary concern to ensure long ...
    • Short-term effects of particulate matter on mortality during forest fires in Southern Europe: results of the MED-PARTICLES Project 

      Faustini, Annunziata; Alessandrini, Ester R.; Pey, Jorge; Perez Lozano, Noemi; Samoli, Evangelia; Querol, Xavier; Cadum, Ennio; Perrino, Cinzia; Ostro, Bart; Ranzi, Andrea; Sunyer, Jordi; Stafoggia, Massimo; Forastiere, Francesco; study group, MED-PARTICLES; Agis Cherta, David (2015-04-14)
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      An association between occurrence of wildfires and mortality in the exposed population has been observed in several studies with controversial results for cause-specific mortality. In the Mediterranean area, forest fires ...
    • Spanish activities in the framework of the CHARMEX project since 2009: a summary 

      Sicard, Michaël; Pey, Jorge; Cerro, José Carlos; Lange, Diego; Caballero, Sandra; Tovar Sanchez, Antonio; Morales Baquero, Rafael; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Bujosa, Carles; Querol, Xavier; Artiñano, Begoña; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Alastuey, Andres; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Muñoz, Alvaro; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; García Vízcaino, David; Bach, Jordi; Bush, Xavier (Universidade de Évora, 2013)
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      The ChArMEx (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment) project is a French initiative aiming at developing and coordinating regional research actions for a scientific assessment of the present and future state of the ...
    • Study of the correlation between columnar aerosol burden, suspended matter at ground and chemical components in a background European environment 

      Alastuey, A.; Gangoiti, G.; Estelles, Victor; Martínez Lozano, José Antonio; Pey, J.; Sicard, Michaël; Querol, Xavier; Esteve, A.R.; Utrillas, Maria Pilar; Sorribas, M.; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2012)
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      Although routinely monitored by ground based air quality networks, the particulate matter distribution could be eventually better described with remote sensing techniques. However, valid relationships between ground level ...
    • Synthesis of zeolites from coal fly ash: an overview 

      Querol, Xavier; Moreno, N.; Umaña, J.C.; Alastuey, A.; Hernández Chiva, Emilio; López-Soler, A.; Plana, F. (2002-05-02)
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      Coal combustion by-products production in USA and EU is estimated in around 115 million tons per year. A large portion of this production is accounted for the coal fly ash (CFA). Cement and concrete manufacturing consumes ...
    • The DAURE field campaign: meteorological overview 

      Querol, Xavier; Revuelta, M. A.; Artiñano, B.; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Pandolfi, M.; Spada, M.; Baldasano Recio, José María; Pey, J.; Alastuey, A.; Arnold, D.; Sicard, Michaël (2011-02-01)
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    • The risks of acute exposure to black carbon in Southern Europe: results from the MED-PARTICLES project 

      Ostro, Bart; Tobias Garcés, Aurelio; Karanasiou, Angeliki; Samoli, Evangelia; Querol, Xavier; Rodopoulou, Sophia; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Eleftheriadis, Kostas; Diapouli, Evangelia; Vratolis, Stergios; Jacquemin, Bénédicte; Katsouyanni, Klea; Sunyer, Jordi; Forastiere, Francesco; Stafoggia, Massimo; Study Group, MED-PARTICLES; Agis Cherta, David (2015-01-09)
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      While several studies have reported associations of daily exposures to PM2.5 (particles less than 2.5 µm) with mortality, few studies have examined the impact of its constituents such as black carbon (BC), which is also a ...
    • Trend changes of African airmass intrusions in the marine boundary layer over the subtropical Eastern North Atlantic region in winter 

      Alonso Perez, Silvia; Cuevas, Emilio; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Querol, Xavier; Baldasano Recio, José María; Draxler, R; de Bustos, J.J (John Wiley & Sons, 2011-04-01)
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      African dust intrusions in the marine mixing layer of the Eastern North Atlantic subtropical region (23.5◦N to 35◦N) are favoured in winter when the eastern edge of the Azores High covers Southwestern Europe and North ...