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  • Probing Iceland's dust-emitting sediments: particle size distribution, mineralogy, cohesion, fe mode of occurrence, and reflectance spectra signatures 

    González Romero, Adolfo; González Flórez, Cristina; Panta, Agnesh; Yus Díez, Jesús; Córdoba Sola, Patricia; Alastuey Urós, Andrés; Moreno Palmerola, Natàlia; Kandler, Konrad; Klose, Martina; Clark, Roger N.; Ehlmann, Bethany L.; Greenberger, Rebecca; Keebler, Abigail; Brodrick, Philip G; Green, Robert; Querol Carceller, Xavier; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2024-06-14)
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    Characterising the physico-chemical properties of dust-emitting sediments in arid regions is fundamental to understanding the effects of dust on climate and ecosystems. However, knowledge regarding highlatitude dust (HLD) ...
  • Hydrogen production from electrochemical treatment of textile dyeing wastewaters 

    Cuesta Mota, Dídac; Serra Clusellas, Anna; Guimerà Villalba, Xavier; Canals Casals, Lluc; López Grimau, Víctor (2024-07)
    Article
    Open Access
    Textile dyeing processes produce non-biodegradable, intensively coloured effluents, which contain unreacted dye molecules and are not efficiently treated by conventional biological treatments. Electrochemical processes are ...
  • Limitations of the state of health and health indicators for electric vehicle batteries 

    Etxandi Santolaya, Maite; Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Estimating the State of Health of Electric Vehicle batteries is a crucial yet challenging task. Various Health Indicators have been proposed to assess degradation, yet several of them may not be obtainable under normal ...
  • Geographic sources of ozone air pollution and mortality burden in Europe 

    Achebak, Hicham; Garatachea Solé, Roger; Pay, María Teresa; Jorba, Oriol; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; García Pando, Carlos Pérez; Ballester, Joan (2024-06-03)
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    Ground-level ozone (O3) is a harmful air pollutant formed in the atmosphere by the interaction between sunlight and precursor gases. Exposure to current O3 levels in Europe is a major source of premature mortality from air ...
  • Enhancing the performance of a novel CoRu/CeO2 bimetallic catalyst for the dry reforming of methane via a mechanochemical process 

    Armengol Profitós, Marina; Braga, Andrea; Pascua Solé, Laia; Lucentini, Ilaria; García de Andrés, Xènia; Soler Turu, Lluís; Vendrell Villafruela, Xavier; Serrano Carreño, M. Isabel; Villar García, Ignacio J.; Pérez Dieste, Virginia; Escudero, Carlos; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (Elsevier, 2024-05-15)
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    Open Access
    A mechanochemical synthesis method has been used to synthesize CoRu nanoparticles supported on CeO2 for methane dry reforming. In this work, we study the effect of Ru addition to Co/CeO2-based catalysts and of the synthesis ...
  • Digital tool for indoor air pollutants simulation in industrial workplaces 

    Cebolla Alemany, Joaquim; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Viana Rodríguez, Mar; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2023)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Nanoparticles (NP), aerosols under 100 nm of nominal diameter, might be responsible of multiple diseases (cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, cancer, etc.) in mid- and long-term exposed workers in industrial layouts. ...
  • Phenomenology of ultrafine particle concentrations and size distribution across urban Europe 

    Trechera Ruiz, Pedro; Reche Andúgar, Cristina; Perez Lozano, Noemi; Savadkoohi, Marjan; Beddows, David; Marchand, N.; Mihalopoulos, Nikos; Jokiniemi, J.; Eleftheriadis, Kostas; Gerwig, Hubert; Hoffmann, Barbara; Hentrich, Doreen; Petaja, Tuukka; Alastuey Urós, Andrés (Elsevier, 2023-02)
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    Open Access
    The 2017–2019 hourly particle number size distributions (PNSD) from 26 sites in Europe and 1 in the US were evaluated focusing on 16 urban background (UB) and 6 traffic (TR) sites in the framework of Research Infrastructures ...
  • The variability of mass concentrations and source apportionment analysis of equivalent black carbon across urban Europe 

    Savadkoohi, Marjan; Pandolfi, Marco; Reche Andúgar, Cristina; Niemi, Jarkko V.; Mooibroek, Dennis; Titos Vela, Gloria; Green, David C.; Tremper, Anja H.; Hueglin, Christoph; Liakakou, Eleni; Mihalopoulos, Nikos; Stavroulas, Iasonas; Artiñano, Begoña; Coz, Esther; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Beddows, David; Riffault, Véronique; de Brito, Joel F. (Elsevier, 2023-08-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This study analyzed the variability of equivalent black carbon (eBC) mass concentrations and their sources in urban Europe to provide insights into the use of eBC as an advanced air quality (AQ) parameter for AQ standards. ...
  • Critical review on the sustainability of electric vehicles: addressing challenges without interfering in market trends 

    Obrador Rey, Sergio; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gevorkov, Levon; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente; Trilla Romero, Lluís (2024-02-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    The primary focus in electrifying the transportation sector should be sustainability. This can be effectively attained through the application of the seven eco-efficiency principles, which constitute the global standard ...
  • Life cycle assessment to address the environmental impacts of tourism in a Spanish tourist destination: The case of Rias Baixas (Galicia) holidays 

    Campos Toresano, Cristina; Gallego Fernández, María; Villanueva Rey, Pedro; Laso Cortabitarte, Jara; Dias, Ana Claudia; Gil Neto Quinteiro, Paula Sofia; Oliveira, Sara; Alberti, Jaume; Fullana Palmer, Pere; Mélon, Lela; Sazdovski, Ilija; Roca Puigvert, Mercè; Xifré, Ramon; Margallo Blanco, Maria; Aldaco Garcia, Rubén; Campos Herrero, Cristina (Elsevier, 2023-08-10)
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    Open Access
    Tourism has grown steadily in recent decades, becoming a strategic sector for the economy in many countries. However, the environmental impacts associated with tourism have also experienced an upward trend. In this sense, ...
  • Quantifying the impact of battery degradation in electric vehicle driving through key performance indicators 

    Etxandi Santolaya, Maite; Mora Pous, Alba Lun; Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina; Eichman, Josh (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024-03-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    As the Electric Vehicle market grows, understanding the implications of battery degradation on the driving experience is key to fostering trust among users and improving End of Life estimations. This study analyses various ...
  • Extending the electric vehicle battery first life: performance beyond the current end of life threshold 

    Etxandi Santolaya, Maite; Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina (Elsevier Ltd, 2024-02-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Presently, Electric Vehicle batteries are considered to have reached the End of Life once their State of Health falls to 70-80%. However, this criteria is universal to all battery capacities and not based on the specific ...

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