Proyectos de Investigación


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Vaquero Perea, C., Valverde-Asenjo, I., Vazquez de la Cueva, A., Martin-Sanz, J.P., Molina, J.A. y Quintana, J. R.; (2021) Colonizing vegetation type drives evolution of organic matter in secondary succession in abandoned vineyards;Plant Ecology (

García-Cervilla R. ,Santos A.,Romero A.,Lorenzo D. (2021). Compatibility of nonionic and anionic surfactants with persulfate activated by alkali in the abatement of chlorinated organic compounds in aqueous phase. Science of the Total Environment ((

Lorenzo, David, Santos, Aurora, Sánchez-Yepes, Andrés, Conte, Leandor O., Domínguez, Carmen M. (2021). Abatement of 1,2,4-trichlorobencene by wet peroxide oxidation catalysed by goethite and enhanced by visible led light at neutral ph. Catalysts (, doi:10.3390/catal9060553).

Garcia-Cervilla R.,Santos A.,Romero A.,Lorenzo D. (2021) Partition of a mixture of chlorinated organic compounds in real contaminated soils between soil and aqueous phase using surfactants: Influence of pH and surfactant type. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (

Dominguez, Carmen M., Checa-Fernandez, Alicia, Romero, Arturo , Santos, Aurora. (2021). Degradation of HCHs by thermally activated persulfate in soil system: Effect of temperature and oxidant concentration. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (

Dominguez C.M.,Romero A.,Checa-Fernandez A.,Santos A. Remediation of HCHs-contaminated sediments by chemical oxidation treatments. Science of the Total Environment (

Checa-Fernandez, Alicia, Santos, Aurora, Romero, Arturo, Dominguez, Carmen M. (2021). Application of Chelating Agents to Enhance Fenton Process in Soil Remediation: A Review. Catalyst (

Martínez-Santos, P., Díaz-Alcaide, S., De la Hera-Portillo, A., & Gómez-Escalonilla, V.  (2021). Mapping groundwater-dependent ecosystems by means of multi-layer supervised classification. Journal of Hydrology (

Pérez-Uz B, Velasco I, Murciano A, Sánchez A, García M, Centeno J, Montero E, Muñoz B, Olmedo C, Quintela P, Refoyo P, Williamms R, Martín-Cereceda M. (2021). Rain-fed granite rock pools in a national park: extreme refuge niches for protists. Limnetica (

F. Barrio-Parra; M. Izquierdo-Díaz; J. Díaz-Curiel; E. De Miguel.  (2021). Field performance of the radon-deficit technique to detect anddelineate a complex DNAPL accumulation in a multi-layer soil profile. Environmental Pollution ( 

Biosca, B., Arevalo-Lomas, L., Izquierdo-Diaz, M. & Diaz-Curiel, J. (2021). Detection of chlorinated contaminants by resistivity tomography in the detritic cover of a landfill of compounds derived from the manufacture of lindane. Journal of Applied Geophysics (

Diaz-Curiel, J., Biosca, B., Arevalo-Lomas & Miguel, M.J. (2021). Failure of the conventional expression of tortuosity in granular porous solids. Surveys in Geophysics (

Diaz-Curiel, J., Biosca, B., Arevalo, L., Miguel, M.J. & Loayza-Muro, R. (2021). On the validity of the relationship 1/T=1/TB+1/TS+1/TD in NMR techniques with regards to permeability estimation of natural porous media. Frontiers in Earth Science (


Martínez-Santos P, Martín-Loeches MM, Díaz-Alcaide S, Danert K (2020). Manual Borehole Drilling as a Cost-Effective Solution for Drinking Water Access in Low-Income Contexts. Water (

Martín-Loeches M, Pavón-García J, Molina-Navarro E, Martínez-Santos P, Almeida C, Reyes-López J, Cienfuegos-Hevia I, Sastre-Merlín A. Hydrogeochemistry of granitic mountain zones and the influence of adjacent sedimentary basins at their tectonic borders: the case of the Spanish Central System batholith (

Diaz-Curiel, J; Miguel, M.J.; Caparrini, N.; Biosca, B. & Arevalo-Lomas. (2020). Improving basic relationships of pipe hydraulics. Flow Measurement & Instrumentation (

Diaz-Curiel, J; Biosca, B.; Arevalo-Lomas & Rueda-Quintero, S. (2020). Improved use of seismic profiles to estimate allowable pressure in granular soils: Application to quaternary deposits with different gradings; (

Naranjo-Fernández N, Guardiola-Albert C, Aguilera H, Serrano-Hidalgo C, Montero-González E. (2020).Clustering groundwater level time series of the exploited Almonte-Marismas aquifer in Southwest Spain Water. Water (

Martín-Arias J, Martínez-Santos P, Andreo B. (2020). Modelling the effects of climate change and population growth in four intensively exploited Mediterranean aquifers. The Mijas range, southern Spain.  Journal of Environmental Management (

Fernando Barrio-Parra; Miguel Izquierdo-Díaz; Luis Jesús Fernández-Gutiérrez del Álamo; Bárbara Biosca; Eduardo De Miguel. (2020). Modelling the Transference of Trace Elements between Environmental Compartments in
Abandoned Mining Areas. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health ( 

David Lorenzo, Raul García-Cervilla, Arturo Romero and Aurora Santos. (2020). Partitioning of Chlorinated Organic Compounds in Water from Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids  and Contaminated soils from Lindane production wastes Chemosphere (

Biosca, B., Arevalo-Lomas, L., Barrio-Parra, F & Diaz-Curiel, J.(2020). Application and limitations of time domain-induced polarization tomography for the detection of hydrocarbon pollutants in soils with electro-metallic components: a case study. Environmental Monitoring & Assesment (

Raúl García-Cervilla, Aurora Santos, Arturo Romero, and David Lorenzo.  (2020). Remediation of Soil contaminated by lindane wastes using alkaline activated persulfate: Kinetic model. Chemical Engineering Journal. (

Carmen M. Dominguez, Arturo Romero, David Lorenzo and Aurora Santos. (2020) Thermally activated persulfate for the chemical oxidation of chlorinated organic compounds in groundwater. Journal of Environmental Management. (

Carmen M. Dominguez, Vanesa Rodriguez, Esperanza Montero, Arturo Romero, Aurora Santos (2020). Abatement of Dichloromethane using Persulfate Activated by Alkali: a kinetic study. Separation and Purification Technology . (

De Miguel, E., Barrio-Parra, F., Izquierdo, M., Fernandez, J., García-Gonzalez, J.E., Alvarez, R. (2020). Applicability and limitations of the radon-deficit technique for the preliminary assessment of sites contaminated with complex mixtures of organic chemicals: A blind field-test. Environment International. (

María Druet, Manuel Catalán, José Martín-Dávila, Yasmina M. Martos, Alfonso Muñoz-Martín, José Luis Granja-Bruña, Adolfo Maestro. (2020). Geomagnetic anomalies of the NW Iberian continental margin and the adjacent abyssal plains. Journal of Maps.

Gorosabel-Araus, J.M., Granja-Bruña, J.L., Gallego-Mingo, A., Gómez de la Peña, L., Rodríguez-Zurrunero, A., Mas, R., Carbó-Gorosabel, A., Navarro-Comet J. (2020) New Constraints on the Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution of the offshore San Pedro Basin (South-Eastern Dominican Republic): Implications for Its Hydrocarbon Potential. Geological Society of London Special Paper. (Aceptado).

ten Brink, U.S., Wei, Y., Fan, W., Granja-Bruña, J.L., Miller, N. (2020). Mysterious tsunami in the Caribbean Sea following the 2010 Haiti earthquake possibly generated by dynamically triggered early aftershocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. (

L. Rodríguez‐Rodríguez, L. Antón R. Pallàs, D. García‐Castellanos, I. Jiménez‐Munt, C. Pastor‐Martín. (2020). A GIS method to identify flat surfaces and restore relict fluvial long‐profiles from terrace remnants gives new clues on how large basins respond to endorheic–exorheic transitions (Duero basin, Iberian Peninsula). Earth Surf. Process. Landforms. (

A. Rodriguez-Zurrunero; J.L. Granja-Bruña; A. Muñoz-Martin; S. Leroy; Uri ten Brink; J.M. Gorosabel-Araus; L. Gomez de la Peña; M. Druet; A. Carbo-Gorosabel. (2020) Along-strike segmentation in the northern Caribbean plate boundary zone (Hispaniola sector): tectonic implications. Tectonophysics. (

Valverde, I., Diéguez, A., Martín, J.P., Molina, J.A. & Quintana, J.R.;(2020) Soil and vegetation dynamics in a chronosequence of abandoned vineyards. Agriculture, ecosystems and environment. (



Aurora Santos, David Lorenzo, Carmen M. Dominguez (2019). Electrochemically assisted remediation of contaminated soils: fundamentals, technologies, combined processes and pre-pilot and scale-up applications. Chapter 10: Persulfate in the remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated by organic compounds. SpringerNature

Sergio Rodríguez, David Lorenzo, Arturo Romero, Aurora Santos (2019). COMPARISON OF REAL WASTEWATER OXIDATION WITH FENTON/FENTON-LIKE AND PERSULFATE ACTIVATED BY NaOH AND Fe(II). Journal of Environmental Management .

Diaz-Curiel, J.,Miguel, M.J., Biosca, B. y Medina, R. (2019) Environmental correction of gamma ray logs by geometrical /empirical factors Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering ( 2017).

David Lorenzo, Carmen M. Domínguez, Arturo Romero, Aurora Santos (2019). Wet Peroxide Oxidation of Chlorobenzenes Catalyzed by Goethite and Promoted by Hydroxylamine. Catalysts ( doi:10.3390/catal9060553).

Aurora Santos, Carmen.M Domínguez, David. Lorenzo, Raul. García-Cervilla, Miguel A. Lominchar, Jesús Fernández, Jorge Gómez, Joaquín Guadaño.(2019). Soil Flushing Pilot Test in a Landfill Polluted with Liquid Organic Wastes from Lindane Production. Helyion

Barrio Parra, Fernando , Izquierdo Díaz, Miguel , Dominguez Castillo, Alejandro , Medina Ferro, Rafael , de Miguel García, Eduardo(2019). Human-health probabilistic risk assessment : the role of exposure factors in an urban garden scenario. Landscape and Urban Planning (DOI 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.02.005).

Domínguez, C., Rodríguez, V., Montero, E., Romero, A. & Santos, A. (2019). Methanol-enhanced degradation of carbon tetrachloride by alkaline activation of persulfate: Kinetic model. Science of the Total Environment. (

De Miguel García, Eduardo ,Ordoñez, Almudena ,Barrio Parra, Fernando ,Izquierdo Díaz, Miguel ,Álvarez, Rodrigo ,Mingot, Juan ,Charlesworth, Sue(2019). Bioaccessibility of Trace Elements in Urban Environments. Urban pollution: Science and management. John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 9781119260493.

Miguel Izquierdo. Los huertos urbanos como vigilantes de la contaminación (2019).

Miguel Izquierdo. Los alimentos del huerto urbano son seguros para el consumo (2019). El País 22/07/2019.

Naranjo Fernández, N.; Guardiola Albert, C. and Montero González, E. (2019). Applying 3D Geostatistical Simulation to Improve the Groundwater Management Modelling of Sedimentary Aquifers: The Case of Doñana (Southwest Spain). Water  (10.3390/w11010039).



Carmen M. Dominguez, Nihal Oturan, Arturo Romero, Aurora Santos, Mehmet A. Oturan. (2018). Optimization of electro-Fenton process for effective degradation of organochlorine pesticide lindane. Catalysis Today

Miguel A Lominchar, David Lorenzo, Arturo Romero, Aurora Santos (2018). Remediation of soil contaminated by PAHs and TPH using alkaline activated persulfate enhanced by surfactant addition at flow conditions. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology.

Lominchar M.A., Rodríguez S., Lorenzo D., Santos N., Romero A., Santos A. (2018). Phenol abatement using persulfate activated by nZVI, H2O2 and NaOH and development of a kinetic model for alkaline activation. Environmental Technology

Barrio-Parra, F., De Miguel, E., Lázaro-Navas, S., Gómez, A., & Izquierdo, M (2018). Indoor Dust Metal Loadings: A Human Health Risk Assessment. Exposure and Health. doi:10.1007/s12403-017-0244-z

Díaz-Curiel, J., Biosca, B., Doñate-Matilla, G. & Rueda-Quintero, S. (2018). Estimation of hydraulic transmissivity from MRS by varying the porosity exponent, in detrital aquifers of the Iberian Peninsula. Near Surface Geophysics. In Press.

Lominchar, M. A., Santos, A., De Miguel, E., Romero, A. (2018). Remediation of aged diesel contaminated soil by alkaline activated persulfate. Science of the Total Environment. 622-623, 41-48.

Santos, A., Fernandez, J., Rodriguez, S., Dominguez, C. M., Lominchar, M. A., Lorenzo, D., Romero, A. (2018). Abatement of chlorinated compounds in groundwater contaminated by HCH wastes using ISCO with alkali activated persulfate. Science of the Total Environment. 615, 1070- 1077.

Dominguez, C. M., Oturan, N., Romero, A., Santos, A., Oturan, M. A. (2018). Lindane degradation by electrooxidation process: Effect of electrode materials on oxidation and mineralization kinetics. Water Research (

Dominguez, C. M., Oturan, N., Romero, A., Santos, A., Oturan, M. A. (2018). Removal of Organochlorine Pesticides from Lindane Production Wastes by Electrochemical Oxidation. Environmental Science and Pollution Research (

Dominguez, C. M., Oturan, N., Romero, A., Santos, A., Oturan, M. A. (2018). Removal of lindane wastes by advanced electrochemical oxidation. Chemosphere (accepted).

Martín-Sanz, J.P., Valverde-Asenjo, I., de Santiago-Martín, A., Quintana-Nieto, J.R., González-Huecas, C., López-Lafuente, A.L., Diéguez-Antón, A. (2018). Enzyme activity indicates soil functionality affectation with low levels of trace elements. Environmental Pollution. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.10.029



De Miguel, E., Izquierdo, M., Gómez, A., Mingot, J., & Barrio-Parra, F. (2017). Risk assessment from exposure to arsenic, antimony and selenium in urban gardens (Madrid, Spain). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 36, 544–550. doi:10.1002/etc.3569

Barrio-Parra, F.; Elío, J.; De Miguel, E.; García-González, J.E.; Izquierdo, M; Álvarez, R. (2017). Environmental risk assessment of cobalt and manganese from industrial sources in an estuarine system. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. ISSN 0269-4042 doi: 10.1007/s10653-017-0020-9

Díaz-Curiel, J., Rueda-Quintero, S., Biosca, B. & Doñate-Matilla, G.; 2017. Advance in the penetrometer test formulation to estimate allowable pressure in granular soils. Acta Geotechnica V-12 (5), 1119-1127. DOI 10.1007/s11440-017-0565-x

Eugercios Silva, A.; Álvarez Cobelas, M. y Montero, E. (2017). Impactos del nitrógeno agrícola en los ecosistemas acuáticos. Ecosistemas. 26 (1): 37-44. ISSN: 1697-2473

Rodriguez, S., Santos, A., Romero, A. (2017). Oxidation of priority and emerging pollutants with persulfate activated by iron: Effect of iron valence and particle size. Chemical Engineering Journal 318, 197-205.

Díaz-Alcaide, S., Martínez Santos P., Villarroya, F. (2017) A Commune-Level Groundwater Potential Map for the Republic of Mali. Water 9 (11), nº artículo: 839. DOI: 10.3390/w9110839.

Mayor, B., Rodríguez-Muñoz, I., Villarroya, F., Montero, E. y López-Gunn, E. (2017) The Role of Large and Small Scale Hydropower for Energy and Water Security in the Spanish Duero Basin. Sustainability 2017, 9 (10), nº de artículo: 1807; DOI:10.3390/su9101807. Factor de impacto: 1,789. Environmental studies: Q2.

A. Muñoz Martín y J.L. Granja Bruña (2017Aplicación de técnicas geofísicas en caracterización de suelos contaminados, en: Contaminación de Suelos (Ed. Raimundo Jiménez Ballesta). ISBN: 9788484767893. Ediciones Mundi-Prensa.

Martín-Moreno, C.; Martín Duque, J.F.; Ibarra, J. M. Nicolau; Muñoz-Martin, A. y Zapico, I. (2017) Waste dump erosional landform stability – a critical issue for mountain mining. Earth surface processes and Landforms. ISSN 1096-9837. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4327

Valenti Turu, Rosa M. Carrasco, Javier Pedraza, Xavier Ros, Blanca Ruiz-Zapata, Joan Manuel Soriano-Lopez, Elena Mur-Cacuho, Albert Pelachs-Manosa, Alfonso Muñoz-Martín, Jesús Sánchez, Anna Echeverria-Moreno (2017). Late glacial and post-glacial deposits of the Navamuño peatbog (Iberian Central System): Chronology and paleoenvironmental implications. Quaternary International (2017) 1-14. DOI:

Lominchar, M. A., Rodríguez, S., Lorenzo, D., Santos, N., Romero, A., Santos, A. (2017). Phenol abatement using persulfate activated by nZVI, H2O2 and NaOH and development of a kinetic model for alkaline activation. Journal: Environmental Technology, 35-43.

Lominchar, M.A., Rodríguez, S., Lorenzo, D., Santos, N., Romero, A., Santos, A. (2017). Activated persulfate by nZVI, H2O2 and NaOH in phenol abatement and development of a kinetic model for alkaline activation. Environmental Technology (accepted).

Dominguez, C. M., Oturan, N., Romero, A., Santos, A., Oturan, M. A. (2017). Optimization of Electro Fenton Process for Effective Degradation of Organochlorine Pesticide Lindane. Catalysis Today (

Lominchar, M. A., Lorenzo, D., Romero, A., Santos, A. (2017). Remediation of soil contaminated by PAHs and TPH using alkaline activated persulfate enhanced by surfactant addition at flow conditions. Journal of Chemical &Technology & Biotechnology.



Ana de Santiago-Martín, Cristina Vaquero-Perea, Inmaculada Valverde-Asenjo, Jose R. Quintana Nieto, Concepción González-Huecas, Antonio L. Lafuente , Antonio Vázquez de la Cueva. (2016). Impact of vineyard abandonment and natural recolonization on metal content and availability in Mediterranean soils. Ref. Revista: Science of the Total Environment, 551-552, 57-65. 

Barrio-Parra, F., Biosca, B., Izquierdo, M., Medina, R., & Miguel, E. De. (2016). Aplicación de la emanometría de radón como técnica de screening en emplazamientos contaminados por NAPL con discontinuidades litológicas Application of radon emanometry as screening technique in NAPL contaminated sites with lithological discontinuities. Geo-Temas, 16(1), 593–596.

Ben Driss, N. y Villarroya, F. (2016) Application of Drastic method for mapping vulnerability to contamination of aquifer R´mel (Larache, Morocco). International journal of Innovation and applied studies ISSN 2028-9324 Vol 17 nº 3 August 2016 pp.927-946

Alvarez, R., Ordóñez, A., De Miguel, E., Loredo, C. (2016) Prediction of the flooding of a mining reservoir in NW Spain. Journal of Environmental Management 184, 219-228.

Santos, A.; Rosas, J.M. (2016).  Soil Remediation. Chapter 5: In situ Chemical Oxidation. CRC PRESS. 5:75­94 (ISBN: 9781498743617).

Dominguez, C.M., Parchao, J., Rodriguez, S., Lorenzo, D., Romero, A., Santos, A. (2016). Kinetics of lindane dechlorination by zero valent iron microparticles: Effect of different salts and stability study. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 12776-12785.   

Dominguez, C.M., Rodriguez, S., Lorenzo, D., Romero, A., Santos, A. (2016). Degradation of Hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCHs) by Stable Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) Microparticles. Water, Air & Soil Pollution, 227, 446 – 457.

Pardo, F., Santos, A., Romero, A. (2016). Fate of iron and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during the remediation of a contaminated soil using iron-activated persulfate: A column study. Science of the Total Environment. 566-567, 480 - 488.

Díaz-Curiel, J., Biosca, B., & Miguel, M. J. (2016). Geophysical Estimation of Permeability in Sedimentary Media with Porosities from 0 to 50%. Oil & Gas Science and Technology–Revue d’IFP Energies nouvelles, 71(2), 27. DOI: 10.2516/ogst/2014053.



Pardo, F., Rosas, J.M., Santos, A., Romero, A., (2015). Remediation of a Biodiesel Blend-Contaminated Soil with Activated Persulfate by Different Sources of Iron. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 226:17. 

Pardo, F., Peluffo, M., Santos A., Romero, A. (2015). Optimization of the application of the Fenton chemistry for the remediation of a contaminated soil with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. Accepted

Peluffo, M., Pardo, F., Santos A., Romero, A. (2015). Use of different kinds of persulfate activation with iron for the remediation of a PAH-contaminated soil. Science of the Total Environment  Accepted. 

A. Santos, S Rodriguez, F. Pardo, A. Romero (2015). Use of Fenton Reagent combined with humic acids for the removal of PFOA from contaminated water. STOTEN.

Ana de Santiago Martín; Folkert van Oort; Concepción González Huecas; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Antonio López Lafuente; Isabelle Lamy (2015). Improving the relationship between soil characteristics and metal bioavailability by using reactive fractions of soil parameters in calcareous soils. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34(1):37-44.

Ana de Santiago Martín; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Inmaculada Valverde Asenjo; Antonio López Lafuente; Concepción González Huecas (2015). Temporal trends of metal extractability in calcareous soils affected by soil constituents and metal contamination levels. International Journal of Environmental Research. 9 (1): 323-332.

Mayor, B.; Rodriguez­Casado, R.; Landeta, J.; Lopez­Gunn, E.; Villarroya, F (2015). An expert outlook on water security and water for energy trends to 2030­2050. Water policy. 18: 1­18.

Mayor, B.; Lopez­Gunn, E.; Villarroya, F.; Montero, E. (2015). Application of a water­energy­food nexus framework for the Duero river basin in Spain. Water international. 40 (5­6): 791­808

Izquierdo, M.; De Miguel, E.; Ortega, M.F.; Mingot, J. (2015)Bioaccessibility of metals and human health risk assessment in community urban gardens.135 (3): 312­315.

Anton, L.; Mather, A.E.; Stokes, M. ; Munoz­Martin, A. ; G. De Vicente, G. (2015) Exceptional river gorge formation from unexceptional floods. Nature Comm. 6 (7963): 1­11.

Granja Bruna, J.L.;  Vegas, R.; Sentre Domingo, M.A.; Munoz­Martin, A.;  Sainz­Maza Aparicio, S.  (2015). Gravity modeling of the lithosphere in the Calatrava Volcanic Province (Spain): geodynamic implications. Journal Iberian Geology. 41 (2): 233­252.

De Santiago Martín, A.; Van Oort, F.; González Huecas, C.; Quintana, J.R. ; L. Lafuente, A.; Lamy, I. (2015).  Improving the relationship between soil characteristics and metal bioavailability by using reactive fractions of soil parameters in calcareous soils. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34: 33­44.

Leroy, S.; Ellouz Zimmermann, N.; Corbeau, J.; Rolandone, F.; Mercier de Lpinay, B.; Meyer, B.; Momplaisir, R.; Granja Bruna, J.L. (2015). Segmentation and kinematics of the North America Caribbean plate boundary offshore Hispaniola. Terra Nova. 27 (6): 467­478.

Granja Bruna, J.L.; ten Brink, U.S.; Munoz­ Martin, A.; Carbo­Gorosabel, A.; Llanes Estrada, P. (2015). Shallower structure and geomorphology of the southern Puerto Rico off shore margin. Marine and Petroleum Geology. 67:30­56.

Ordoñez, Alvarez, R.; De Miguel, E.; Charlesworth, S.  (2015). Spatial and temporal variations of trace element distribution in soils and street dust of an industrial town in NW Spain: 15 years. Science of the Total Environment. 524­525: 93­103.

De Santiago­ Martín, A.; Quintana, J.R.; Valverde ­Asenjo, I.; Lafuente, A.L.; González­ Huecas, C. (2015). Temporal Trends of Metal Extractability in Calcareous soils Affected by Soil Constituents and Metal Contamination Levels. International Journal Environmental Research. 9: 323­332.

Santos, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Pardo, F.; Romero, A. (2015). Use of Fenton reagent combined with humic acids for the removal of PFOA from contaminated water. Scienceof the Total Environment.  IN PRESS.

Lazaro, S.; Gomez, A.; Barrio­Parra, F.; Izquierdo, M.; Garcia­Gonzalez, E.; De Miguel, E. (2015) Determinacion de elementos traza y evaluación de riesgos del polvo de las viviendas en la ciudad de Madrid. Resumos do X Congreso Ibérico de Geoquimica/XVIII Semana de Geoquimica. 6: 431­434 (ISBN: 978­989­675­039­8).

De Santiago Martín, M.; Valverde Asenjo, I.; Pérez­Esteban, J.; Vaquero Perea, C; Moliner Aramendia, A.; González Huecas, C. (2015). Metal contamination in soils in the Mediterranean area and implications for the food chain. Chapters In book Handbook of public health in natural disasters. Wageningen Academic Publishers. 10 (27): 463­486.

López Lafuente, A.; Valverde Asenjo, A.; Quintana Nieto, J.R.; de Santiago Martin, A.; González Huecas, C. (2015). Suelos del entorno del Balneario de Olmedo (Valladolid). Anales Real Academia Farmacia (RANF). 33 (81):101­111.

De Stefano, L., Fornés, J.M., López-Geta, J.A. and Villarroya, F. (2015). Groundwater use in Spain: an overview in light of the EU Water Framework Directive. International Journal of Water Resources Development. 31 (4): 640-656. ISSN: 0790-0627.

Izquierdo, M.; De Miguel, E.; Ortega, M.F.; Mingot, J. (2015) Bioaccessibility of metals and human health risk assessment in community urban gardens. Chemosphere, 135, 312-315. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.04.079

Pardo, F., Rosas, J.M., Santos, A., Romero, A. (2015). Remediation of soil contaminated by NAPLs using modified Fenton reagent: Application to gasoline type compounds. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 90, 754-764



Rodriguez, S.; Vasquez, L.; Romero, A; Santos, A. (2014). Dye Oxidation in Aqueous Phase by Using Zero­Valent Iron as Persulfate Activator: Kinetic Model and Effect of Particle Size. Industrial & Enginnering Chemistry Research 31 pp: 12288­12294

Gomez­ Alday, J.J.; Carrey, R.; Valiente, N.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Ayora, C.; Sanz, D.; Munoz­Martin, A.; Castano, S.; Recio, C. A. (2014). Denitrification in a hypersaline lake­aquifer system (P‚trola Basin, Central Spain): The role of recent organic matter and Cretaceous organic rich sediments. Science of the Total Environment 97­498: 594­606.

Garcia Rodriguez, M.; Anton, L.; Martínez Santos, P. (2014). Estimating groundwater resources in remote desert environments by coupling geographic information systems with groundwater modeling (Erg Chebbi, Morocco). Journal of Arid Environments. 110:19­29.

Granja Bruna, J.L.; Carbo­Gorosabel, A.; Llanes Estrada, P.; Munoz­Martin, A.; ten Brink, U.S.; Gomez Ballesteros, M.; Druet, A. (2014). Morphostructure at the junction between the Beata ridge and the Greater Antilles island arc (offshore Hispaniola southern slope). Tectonophysics. 618: 138­163.

Prisciandaro, M.; Capocelli, M.; Lancia, A.; Musmarra, D.; S. Rodriguez, S.; Romero, A.; Santos, A.  (2014). On the Comparison and the Synergistic Effect of Chemical AOP and Hydrodynamic Cavitation. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 39:1783­1788

Marta Rica, M.; Dumont, A.; Villarroya, F.; Lopez­Gunn, E. (2014). Withering collective action? upscaling collective actions, politics and basin management in the process of “legitimising” an informal groundwater economy. Water international. 39 (4): 520­533.

Pardo, F., Rosas, J.M., Santos, A., Romero, A., (2014). Remediation of soil contaminated by NAPLs using modified Fenton reagent: application to gasoline type compounds. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. Accepted

Pardo, F., Rosas, J.M., Santos, A., Romero, A., (2014). Remediation of a biodiesel blend-contaminated soil by using a modified Fenton process. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21: 12198-12207.

Rodriguez, S., Vasquez, L., Costa, D., Romero, A. and Santos A. (2014). Oxidation of Orange G by Persulfate Activated by Fe2+, Fe3+ and Zero Valent Iron (ZVI).Chemosphere. 101: 86-92.

Eduardo de Miguel Garcia; Diana Clavijo; Marcelo Fabian Ortega Romero; Amaia Gómez San Martín (2014). Probabilistic meta-analysis of risk from the exposure to Hg in artisanal gold mining communities in Colombia. Chemosphere. 108 - null, pp. 183 - 189. 02/2014. ISSN 0045-6535.

Luisa Martin Calvarro; Ana de Santiago Martín; Javier Gómez Quirós; Concepción González Huecas; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Antonio Vázquez de la Cueva; Antonio López Lafuente; Teresa María Rodríguez Fernández; Rosalía Ramírez Vera (2014). Biological activity in metal-contaminated calcareous agricultural soils: the role of the organic matter composition and the particle-size distribution. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.  21 (9): 6176-6187.

Ana de Santiago Martín; Inmaculada Valverde Asenjo; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Antonio Vázquez de la Cueva; Antonio López Lafuente; Concepción González Huecas (2014). Carbonate, organic and clay fractions determine metal bioavailability in periurban calcareous agricultural soils in the Mediterranean area. Geoderma. 221-222: 103-112. Available online at:

Antonio Vázquez de la Cueva; Ben P Marchant; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Ana de Santiago Martín; Antonio López Lafuente; Richard Webster (2014). Spatial variation of trace elements in the peri-urban soil of Madrid. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 14: 78-88. Available online at:

Ana de Santiago Martín; Nathalie Cheviron; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Concepción González Huecas; Antonio López Lafuente; Christian Mougin (2014). Metal contamination disturbs biochemical and microbial properties of calcareous agricultural soils of the Mediterranean area. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 64 (3): 388-398. Available online at:

De Miguel, E.; Clavijo, D.; Ortega, M.F.; Gómez, A. (2014). Probabilistic meta-analysis of risk from the exposure to Hg in artisanal gold mining communities in Colombia. Chemosphere, 108, 183-189. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.04.024

Pardo, F., Rosas, J.M., Santos, A., Romero, A. (2014). Remediation of a biodiesel blend-contaminated soil by using a modified Fenton process. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21, 12198-207.



Rosas, J. M., F. Vicente, A. Santos and A. Romero (2013). Soil remediation using soil washing followed by Fenton oxidation. Chemical Engineering Journal. 220: 125-132.

Rosas, J.M., Santos, A., Romero, A. (2013). Soil-Washing effluent treatment by selective adsorption of toxic organic contaminants on activated carbon. Water, Air, and Soil pollution. 224 (5): 1506.

Ana de Santiago Martín; Inmaculada Valverde Asenjo; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Antonio Vázquez de la Cueva; Antonio López Lafuente; Concepción González Huecas (2013). Metal extractability patterns to evaluate (potentially) mobile fractions in periurban calcareous agricultural soils in the Mediterranean area–analytical and mineralogical approaches. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 20 (9):6392-6405.

Ana de Santiago Martín; Inmaculada Valverde Asenjo; Jose Ramón Quintana Nieto; Concepción González Huecas; Antonio López Lafuente (2013). Soil properties affecting metal extractability patterns in periurban calcareous agricultural soils in the Mediterranean area. International Journal of Environmental Research. 7 (4): 831-840.



Vicente, F., A. Santos, E. G. Sagueillo, A. M. Martinez-Villacorta, J. Maria Rosas and A. Romero (2012). Diuron abatement in contaminated soil using Fenton-like process. Chemical Engineering Journal. 183: 357-364.

Rodriguez, S., A. Santos, A. Romero and F. Vicente (2012). Kinetic of oxidation and mineralization of priority and emerging pollutants by activated persulfate. Chemical Engineering Journal. 213: 225-234.

Eduardo de Miguel Garcia; Juan Mingot Marcilla; Enrique Chacon Oreja; Susanne Charlesworth. (2012) The relationship between soil geochemistry and the bioaccessibility of trace elements in playground soil. Environmental Geochemistry And Health. pp. 677 - 687. 03/2012. ISSN 0269-4042

Amudena Ordóñez; Rodrigo Álvarez; Susanne Charlesworth; Eduardo de Miguel Garcia; Jorge Loredo. (2012) Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment of Soils Affected by Metal Mining. Advances in Environmental Research. 333-352, Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2012. ISBN 978-1-61728-163-1



Romero, A., A. Santos, T. Cordero, J. Rodriguez-Mirasol, J. Maria Rosas and F. Vicente (2011). Soil remediation by Fenton-like process: Phenol removal and soil organic matter modification. Chemical Engineering Journal. 170(1): 36-43.

Vicente, F., A. Santos, A. Romero and S. Rodriguez (2011). Kinetic study of diuron oxidation and mineralization by persulphate: Effects of temperature, oxidant concentration and iron dosage method. Chemical Engineering Journal. 170(1): 127-135.

Vicente, F., J. M. Rosas, A. Santos and A. Romero (2011). Improvement soil remediation by using stabilizers and chelating agents in a Fenton-like process. Chemical Engineering Journal. 172(2-3): 689-697.

Rosas, J. M., F. Vicente, A. Santos and A. Romero (2011). Enhancing p-cresol extraction from soil. Chemosphere. 84(2): 260-264.

Rodriguez, S., A. Santos and A. Romero (2011). Effectiveness of AOP's on abatement of emerging pollutants and their oxidation intermediates: Nicotine removal with Fenton's Reagent. Desalination. 280(1-3): 108-113.

Susanne Charlesworth; Eduardo de Miguel Garcia; Almudena Ordóñez (2011). A review of the distribution of particulate trace elements in urban terrestrial environments and its application to considerations of risk. Environmental Geochemistry And Health. 33 - null, pp. 103 - 123. 03/2011. ISSN 0269-4042

Juan mingot; Eduardo de Miguel Garcia; Enrique Chacon Oreja (2011). Assessment of oral bioaccessibility of arsenic in playground soil in Madrid (Spain): A three-method comparison and implications for risk assessment. CHEMOSPHERE. 84 - 10, pp. 1386 - 1391. 2011. ISSN 0045-6535

A. Ordonez; R. Alvarez; S. Charlesworth; E. de Miguel; J. Loredo. Risk assessment of soils contaminated by mercury mining, Northern Spain. (2011). JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING. 13 - 1, pp. 128 - 136. 2011. ISSN 1464-0325



Santos, A., P. Yustos, S. Rodriguez, E. Simon and A. Romero (2010). Fenton Pretreatment in the Catalytic Wet Oxidation of Phenol. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 49(12): 5583-5587.

Santos, A., P. Yustos, S. Rodriguez and A. Romero (2010). Mineralization lumping kinetic model for abatement of organic pollutants using Fenton's reagent. Catalysis Today. 151(1-2): 89-93.

Romero, A., A. Santos, F. Vicente and C. Gonzalez (2010). Diuron abatement using activated persulphate: Effect of pH, Fe(II) and oxidant dosage. Chemical Engineering Journal. 162(1): 257-265.

Susanne Charlesworth; Eduardo de Miguel Garcia; Almudena Ordóñez. (2010) Trace elements in urban environments: a review. Sedimentology of Aqueous Systems. 108-128, Blackwell, 2010. ISBN 978-1-4443-3290-2