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  • Fixed-bed column sorption of ammonium from treated municipal wastewater using clinoptilolite 

    Sheikh, Mahdi; Vecino Bello, Xanel; Reig i Amat, Mònica; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2020)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The sorption of ammonium (NH4+) ion was measured in a continuous fixed-bed column via employing a granular natural zeolite (clinoptilolite). The column performances were investigated at influent flow rate of 0.22 mL/min. ...
  • On-line measurement of water quality at Bes òs estuary: effect s of storm and heavy rain episodes 

    Martí Gregorio, Vicenç; Toma, Daniel; Cadena Muñoz, Francisco Javier; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; de Pablo, Joan; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Florido Pérez, Antonio; Auge, Xavier; Valderrama, Cesar A. (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Only 40 % of European Union surface waters (rivers, lakes and transitional and coastal waters) are in good ecological status and only 38 % are in good chemical status (EEA, 2018). Ecological status is based on biological ...
  • Development of a standardized tool to calculate carbon footprint in ports 

    Azarkamand, Sahar; Ferré Porta, Guillem; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (Edicions UPC, 2020)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Ports are essential contributors of a country’s economy. One of the significant environmental threats in ports is Climate Change due to carbon dioxide emissions generated by different activities in these areas. In the ...
  • European port trends in environmental issues 

    Puig Duran, Martí; Raptis, Sotiris; Wooldridge, Chris; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (2019)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents the current environmental performance of the European Port Sector, based on the 2018 results of a wide representation of EcoPorts members (90 ports). All the information presented in this research comes ...
  • Port Futuri’s expansion plan. Representative of local community and civic society 

    Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • Metal recovery by ion-exchange resins from municipal incinerated bottom ash 

    Reig i Amat, Mònica; Vecino Bello, Xanel; López Rodríguez, Julio; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Municipal waste incineration plants produce large amounts of bottom ashes, being higher year over year. In order to follow the circular economy scheme proposed by the EU, a recovery step is required to valorise the high ...
  • Recovery and separation of valuable metals (copper and zinc) from acidic mine waters by ion-exchange resins 

    Vecino Bello, Xanel; Reig i Amat, Mònica; López Rodríguez, Julio; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Mining wastewaters, containing heavy metals such as copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn), have a huge impact on the environment due to they are not biodegradable and tend to bioaccumulate in plants or living organisms. Therefore, in ...
  • Ion-exchange resins for metals recovery (Cu and Zn) from acidic mine waters 

    Vecino Bello, Xanel; Reig i Amat, Mònica; López Rodríguez, Julio; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Environmental and economic concerns over the last decades have introduced new research opportunities for the application of several techniques in order to improve the removal of contaminants, as well as to explore methods ...
  • Recovery of sulphuric acid and valuable metals (Zn, Cu and REE) from acidic mine waters using nanofiltration 

    López Rodríguez, Julio; Reig i Amat, Mònica; Vecino Bello, Xanel; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Acidic mine waters (AMWs) contains moderate concentrations of sulphuricacid, relatively high concentrations of metals (Al, Fe, Cu and Zn) and minor amounts or rare earth elements (REE). The established management routes ...
  • Valorization of bottom ash from municipal solid waste incineration: recovery of copper by electrowinning 

    De la Parra, Carlos; Reig i Amat, Mònica; Vecino Bello, Xanel; López Rodríguez, Julio; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Sirés Sadornil, Ignasi; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • Recovery of polyphenols from agro-industries wastes: Extraction studies 

    Tapia Quirós, Paulina; Montenegro-Landivar, Maria Fernanda; Reig i Amat, Mònica; Vecino Bello, Xanel; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Granados Juan, Mercè; Saurina, Xavier (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • Litoral Besós: sistema técnico y social como soporte inteligente y sostenible 

    Ramírez Agudelo, Nancy Andrea; Roca Bosch, Elisabet; Pablo Ribas, Joan de (Fundación Conama, 2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Un argumento común en la regeneración urbana es abordar las presiones sobre los recursos y los desafíos de la urbanización a través del desarrollo tecnológico, mejorando la eficiencia y los problemas de optimización, tal ...

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