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Public green spaces in times of Covid-19

16 June 2020

Public green spaces provide essential benefits for people, especially in urban areas. The possibility to perform outdoor physical recreation, to appreciate the scenic quality of a landscape and to enjoy outdoor time with friends and family are only some among the multiple benefits that can be enjoyed in public green spaces.

Publication in Science of The Total Environment

3 June 2020

This study aims to assess the technical and environmental feasibility of applying a struvite recovery and reuse strategy to meet the P requirements to fertilize the agricultural fields of an urban region.

Urban ecosystem services justice

14 May 2020

As ecosystem services are becoming more and more important not least in urban planning, there is an urgent need to critically think about "Weaving notions of justice into urban ecosystem services research and practice".

URBAG als mitjans de comunicació

27 April 2020

Gara Villalba ha mantingut una conversa amb el mitjà digital TOT Barcelona parlant de l’impacte que està tenint el confinament en la contaminació atmosfèrica. La investigadora exposa com cap dels escenaris previstos de futur preveia reduccions de contaminació com les que estem vivint durant el confinament. Així, aquest escenari únic és una oportunitat d’aprenentatge que cal aprofitar.

Barcelona air quality modeling using WRF-CHEM

30 March 2020

We present the first results of a preliminary study aimed to model the air quality over the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (MAB) for July 2016. The WRF-Chem model is used at high resolution (3km) with a multi-layer canopy model using detailed information (urban morphology). The model results have been compared with the Xarxa de Vigilància i Previsió de la Contaminació Atmosfèrica (XVPCA).

New publication in Journal of Cleaner Production

26 March 2020

Urban agriculture systems, such as rooftop greenhouses, are attractive alternatives for mitigating the impacts of the extensive food supply chains that currently feed cities. In this study, we study the opportunity that nutrient recirculation offers to improve the environmental performance of agricultural systems.

Bojos per la Ciència

15 March 2020

En el marc del programa Bojos per la Ciència de la Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera, l’Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) conjuntament amb el Departament d’Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental de la UAB impartirà el nou Bojos per la Terra.

Festa de la Ciència, Barcelona

6 November 2019

This past weekend, 26 and 27th of October, the Sostenipra research group from ICTA-UAB which includes URBAG team members, along with the GROOF project took part in the Science fair “Festa de la Ciència” coordinated by the City of Barcelona.