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  • Assessing the environmental risk of silver nanoparticles in aquatic ecosystems 

    Ramirez Garrido, Rosember; Martí Gregorio, Vicenç; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (2022)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    As well known, silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are being increasingly used in many different sectors due to their particular biocidal characteristics. The existence of these substances in many day life products leads to the ...
  • The environmental management of small ports – challenges and options 

    Palantzas, Georgios; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Naniopoulos, Aristotelis; Tselentis, Vasilis; Wooldridge, Chris (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    It is widely acknowledged that small ports (including small-island ports) play a vital role in the supply chain, in general transport connectivity, and in the day-to-day life of their communities. Sometimes classified as ...
  • Las prácticas en Química como herramienta de motivación en grados de Ingeniería 

    Vecino Bello, Xanel; Reig i Amat, Mònica; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Chemistry, which is obligatory, is a subject on the curriculum of different engineering degrees at the Escola d'Enginyeria Barcelona Est. This communication focuses on the practical part of the subject as a tool to motivate ...
  • Actividad práctica para el diseño industrial de procesos avanzados de separación basados en sistemas de membranas para el alumnado de Máster en Ingeniería Química 

    Reig i Amat, Mònica; Vecino Bello, Xanel; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The use of a free-access commercial software called WAVE has been introduced as an improvement in a subject of the Chemical Engineering Master from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. By means of this software, ...
  • Port environmental management insights 2020 

    Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Wooldridge, Chris; Puig Duran, Martí; Selén, Valter (2021)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper presents the results of research conducted in collaboration with 97 ESPO EcoPorts members that completed the Self-Diagnosis Method (SDM), most of them members of the EU TEN-T network. SDM is a concise checklist ...
  • Adaptación de la asignatura de “Procesos químicos desde la realidad Industrial” al formato virtual 

    Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The present paper presents the adaptation to a virtual format of an elective subject of the Industrial Engineering Bachelor Degree, taught in English. This subject aims at providing the students with knowledge on different ...
  • 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 Besòs 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 ...

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