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  • Influence of design and operation parameters in the organic load and nutrient removal in constructed wetlands 

    Hale, Jason Adams; García Serrano, Joan (CRC Press, 2018)
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    This chapter discusses the principal processes, constraints, and design and operation parameters which control organic load and nutrient removal in the basic types of constructed wetlands (CW). While many physical processes ...
  • When size matters – textile microfibers into the environment 

    Belzagui Elder, Francisco; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Álvarez Sánchez, Antonio; Vilaseca, Mercè (Springer Nature, 2020-04-24)
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    Microplastics (MP from now on) are synthetic polymers (<5 mm) that have been widely found across the environment, converting these particles in an emerging and fast-growing concern. Any plastic product can contribute to ...
  • Cigarette butts as a source of microfibers to the environment 

    Belzagui Elder, Francisco; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Álvarez Sánchez, Antonio; Vilaseca, Mercè (Springer Nature, 2020-04-24)
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    Several clean-up campaigns have reported that cigarette butts (CB for now on) are the largest item littered worldwide [1]. In 2007, the annual global consumption of cigarettes ascended to 6 trillion, [2, 3, 4] from where ...