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  • 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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    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 ...
  • 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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    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)
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    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)
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    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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    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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • The dilemma of variables assumptions in thermal comfort calculations for educational buildings: to simplify or not? 

    Ruiz de Alegría Sala, Alba; Marín López, Daniel; Canals Casals, Lluc; Fonollosa Magrinyà, Jordi; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (Elsevier, 2024-05)
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    Thermal comfort is crucial for people well-being and productivity in buildings, and it has a strong effect on building’s energy usage. The main models for assessing thermal comfort, like predictive mean vote (PMV) and ...
  • New strategy for bioplastic and exopolysaccharides production: enrichment of field microbiomes with cyanobacteria 

    Altamira Algarra, Beatriz; Rueda Hernández, Estel; Lage Julia, Artai; San León Granada, David; Martínez Blanch, Juan Francisco; Nogales, Juan; García Serrano, Joan; González Flo, Eva (Elsevier, 2023-12)
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    Seven photosynthethic microbiomes were collected from field environmental samples to test their potential in polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) and exopolysaccharides (EPS) production, both alternatives to chemical-based polymers. ...
  • Estudio de valorización de residuos vegetales como decolorantes de aguas residuales de la industria textil 

    Cuesta Mota, Dídac; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca, Mercè; Raspall Noguera, Montserrat (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2018-06)
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    La industria textil requiere un gran volumen de agua durante el proceso y los efluentes producidos contienen diversos contaminantes de difícil eliminación. Entre los contaminantes más visibles se encuentran los colorantes ...
  • Variability in sediment particle size, mineralogy, and Fe mode of occurrence across dust-source inland drainage basins: the case of the lower Drâa Valley, Morocco 

    González Romero, Adolfo; González Flórez, Cristina; Panta, Agnesh; Yus Díez, Jesús; Reche Andúgar, Cristina; Córdoba Sola, Patricia; Moreno Palmerola, Natàlia; Alastuey Urós, Andrés; Kandler, Konrad; Klose, Martina; Baldo, Clarissa; Nelson Clark, Roger; Shi, ZongBo; Querol Carceller, Xavier; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2023-12-22)
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    The effects of desert dust upon climate and ecosystems depend strongly on its particle size and size-resolved mineralogical composition. However, there is very limited quantitative knowledge on the particle size and ...
  • Uncertainties in source allocation of carbonaceous aerosols in a Mediterranean region 

    Navarro Barboza, Héctor; Pandolfi, Marco; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Enciso Morales, Santiago Adolfo; Tena Medina, Carles; Via González, Marta; Yús-Díez, Jesús; Reche Andúgar, Cristina; Perez Lozano, Noemi; Alastuey Urós, Andrés; Querol Carceller, Xavier; Jorba Casellas, Oriol (Elsevier, 2024-01)
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    Understanding the atmospheric processes involving carbonaceous aerosols (CAs) is crucial for assessing air pollution impacts on human health and climate. The sources and formation mechanisms of CAs are not well understood, ...

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