Background Publications

Selected publications by MARSOL group members (emphasised), most recent on top

Dillon, P., Stuyfzand, P., Grischek, T., Lluria, M., Pyne, R.D.G., Jain, R.C., Bear, J., Schwarz, J., Wang, W., Fernandez, E., Stefan, C., Pettenati, M., van der Gun, J., Sprenger, C., Massmann, G., Scanlon, B.R., Xanke, J., Jokela, P., Zheng, Y., Rossetto, R., Shamrukh, M., Pavelic, P., Murray, E., Ross, A., Bonilla Valverde, J.P., Palma Nava, A., Ansems, N., Posavec, K., Ha, K., Martin, R. & Sapiano, M. (2018): Sixty years of global progress in managed aquifer recharge. - Hydrogeology Journal;

Fernandez Escalante, A.E. (2015): Practical Management to Minimize the Effects of Clogging in Managed Aquifer Recharge Wells at Two Sites in the Guadiana Basin, Spain. - J. Hydrol. Eng., 20, Special Issue: 8th International Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge, B5014002-1-12; American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Fernandez Escalante, A.E., San Miguel Fraile, M.Á. & Sánchez Serrano, F. (2014): El hidrogeoportal DINA-MAR. Aplicación en soporte GIS para determinar zonas susceptibles de aplicar técnicas de recarga gestionada en España. - Boletín Geológico y Minero, 125 (3), 341-368.

Macías, C., Martínez, R. & Martínez, J. (2014): Estudios preliminares para el diseño de una instalación de recarga artificial en la zona oriental del acuífero de “El Carracillo, Segovia”. - Boletín Geológico y Minero, 125 (2), 187-202.

Macías, C., Martínez, R. & Martínez, J. (2014): Determinación de volúmenes de agua a gestionar en las infraestructuras de la fase II del proyecto de recarga artificial del acuífero cuaternario de la comarca de “El Carracillo”, Segovia (sector occidental). - Boletín Geológico y Minero, 125 (2), 173-186.

Fernandez Escalante, A.E. (2014): 2002-2012, una década de recarga gestionada. Acuífero de la Cubeta de Santiuste (Castilla y León). - Book, Ed. Tragsa, ISBN: 84-616-8910-0, 298 p.

Leitão, T.E., Mota, R., Novo, M.E. & Lobo-Ferreira, J.P. (2014): Combined Use of Electrical Resistivity Tomography and Hydrochemical Data to Assess Anthropogenic Impacts on Water Quality of a Karstic Region: A Case Study from Querença-Silves, South Portugal. - Environmental Processes - An International Journal, 1 (1), 43-57; Springer.

Fernandez Escalante, A.E., Calero Gil, R., San Miguel Fraile, M.A. & Sánchez Serrano, F. (2014): Economic Assessment of Opportunities for Managed Aquifer Recharge Techniques in Spain Using an Advanced Geographic Information System (GIS). - Water, 6, 2021-2040; doi:10.3390/w6072021.

Tsangaratos, P., Pizpikis, T., Vasileiou, E., Pliakas, F., Schueth, C. & Kallioras, A. (2013): Development of Multi-Criteria Decision Support System (DSS) Coupled with GIS for Identifying Optimal Locations for Soil Aquifer Treatment (SAT) Facilities. - Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, Vol. XLVII, Proceedings of the 13th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013, 12 p.

Nieto, D., Affatato, A., Carvalho, T., Ziska Gutz, A., Carvalho, J.M., Mattassi, G., Brandolin, D., Canali, M., Bongiovanni, S., Castelletto, N. & Teatini, P. (2013): Recharging the phreatic aquifer in the upper Friuli plain, Italy, by a largeinfiltration basin. - Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-12561.

Fernandez Escalante, A.E. (2013): Practical Criteria in the Design and Maintenance of MAR Facilities in Order to Minimise Clogging Impacts Obtained from Two Different Operative Sites in Spain. - In: Martin, R. (ed.), Clogging issues associated with managed aquifer recharge methods. IAH Commission on Managing Aquifer Recharge, 119-154;

Dillon, P., Fernandez Escalante, A.E. & Tuinhof, A. (2012): Management of aquifer recharge / discharge processes and aquifer equilibrium states. - GEF‑FAO Groundwater Governance, Thematic Paper no 4, 49 p.;

Fernandez Escalante, A.E. & San Sebastián Sauto, J. (2012): Rechargeable Sustainability. The Key is the Storage. - Book written in Spanish and English, Ed. Tragsa, May 2012, ISBN: 13:978‑84‑615‑8704‑9, 126 p.

Heaton, T.H.E., Stuart, M.E., Sapiano, M. & Micallef Sultana, M. (2012): An isotope study of the sources of nitrate in Malta's groundwater. - Journal of Hydrology, 414/415, 244-254.

Lobo-Ferreira, J.P., Oliveira, L. & Diamantino, C. (2011): Groundwater artificial recharge solutions for integrated management of watersheds and aquifer systems under extreme drought scenarios. - In: Jones,  J.A.A. (ed.), Sustaining Groundwater Resources. A Critical Element in the Global Water Crisis, Springer, 2011.

Kallioras, A., Piepenbrink, M., Pfletschinger, H., Königer, F., Dietrich, P., Engelhardt, I., Schüth, C., Rausch, R., Al-Saud, M. & Teutsch, G. (2010): Groundwater recharge investigations through unsaturated zone studies. - In: Tagung der Fachsektion Hydrogeologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (FH-DGG), Tübingen, Deutschland, 12.-16. Mai, 2010.

Stuart, M.E., Maurice, L., Heaton, T.H.E., Sapiano, M., Micallef Sultana, M., Gooddy, D.C. & Chilton, P.J. (2010): Groundwater residence time and movement in the Maltese islands – A geochemical approach. - Applied Geochemistry, 25, 609-620.

Sapiano, M. (2008): Measures for facing Water Scarcity and Drought in Malta. - European Water, 23/24, 79-86; E.W. Publications.

Lobo Ferreira, J.P., Diamantino, C., Moinante, M.J., Oliveira, M., Leitão, T., Henrique, M.J. & Medeiros, A. (eds., 2006): Groundwater artificial recharge based on alternative sources of water: advanced integrated technologies and management. Deliverable 51 Test sites and their characteristics. - 195 p.;

Lobo Ferreira, J.P., Oliveira, M., Diamantino, C., Moinante, M.J. & Medeiros, A. (eds., 2006): Groundwater artificial recharge based on alternative sources of water: advanced integrated technologies and management. Deliverable 31 Inventory of alternative water sources for each Test site. - 34 p.;

Lin, C., Eshel, G., Roehl, K.E., Negev, I., Greenwald, D., Shachar, Y. & Banin, A. (2006): In situ studies of P accu­mulation in soil/sediment profiles used for large-scale wastewater reclamation. - Soil Use and Management, 22, 143-150; London.

Diamantino, D., Lobo-Ferreira, J.P. & Novo, M.E. (2005): Policies for the application of pollutant transport models in groundwater - Decision making methodology for the application of pollutant transport models. - Report, 5th Framework Program, MANPORIVERS Project, EC Contract ICA4-CT 2001-10039, Deliverable No. 35, 63 p.; Lisboa.

Mangion, J., Micallef, P. & Attard, G. (2005): Treated sewage effluent - an alternative water supply for the Maltese islands. - In: Hamdy, A. (ed.), Non-Conventional Water Use: WASAMED project. Options Méditerranéennes, series B, no. 53, 305-310. ISBN 2-85352-331-4

Banin, A., Lin, C., Eshel, G., Roehl, K.E., Negev, I., Greenwald, D., Shachar, Y. & Yablekovitch, Y. (2001): Long-term geochemical impacts on soils of water reuse: The Dan Region case study (Israel). - In: Final Report of the CatchWater EU Project, 427-446.





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