Carrey, R.; Ballesté, E.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Pons, P.; López, J.M.; Rull, M.; Solà, J.; Micola, N.; Fraile, J.; Garrido, T.; Munné, A.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2021) Combining multi-isotopic and molecular source tracking methods to identify nitrate pollution sources in surface and groundwater. Water Research, 188, 116537. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116537

Ghiglieri, G.; Buttau, C.; Arras, C.; Funedda, A.; Soler, A.; Barbieri, M.; Carrey, R.; Domènech, C.; Torrentó, C.; Otero, N.; Carletti, A. (2021) Using a multi-disciplinary approach to characterize groundwater systems in arid and semi-arid environments: The case of Biskra and Batna regions (NE Algeria). Science of The Total Environment, 757, 143797. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143797

Herms, I.; Jódar, J.; Soler, A.; Lambán, L.J.; Custodio, E.; Núñez, J.A.; Arnó, G.; Ortego, M.I.; Parcerisa, D.; Jorge, J. (2021) Evaluation of natural background levels of high mountain karst aquifers in complex hydrogeological settings. A Gaussian mixture model approach in the Port del Comte (SE, Pyrenees) case study. Science of The Total Environment, 756, 143864. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143864

Llovet, A.; Mattana, S.; Chin-Pampillo, J.; Otero, N.; Carrey, R.; Mondini, C.; Gascó, G.; Martí, E.; Margalef, R.; Alcañiz, J.M.; Domene, X.; Ribas, A. (2021) Fresh biochar application provokes a reduction of nitrate which is unexplained by conventional mechanisms. Science of The Total Environment, 755, 142430. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142430

Margalef-Marti, R.; Llovet, A.; Carrey, R.; Ribas, A.; Domene, X.; Mattana, S.; Chin-Pampillo, J.; Mondini, C.; Alcañiz, J.M.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2021) Impact of fertilization with pig slurry on the isotopic composition of nitrate retained in soil and leached to groundwater in agricultural areas. Applied Geochemistry, 125, 104832. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2020.104832

Postigo, C.; Ginebreda, A.; Barbieri, M.V.; Barceló, D.; Martín-Alonso, J.; de la Cal, A.; Boleda, M.R.; Otero, N.; Carrey, R.; Solà, V.; Queralt, E.; Isla, E.; Casanovas, A.; Frances, G.; López de Alda, M. (2021) Investigative monitoring of pesticide and nitrogen pollution sources in a complex multi-stressed catchment: The lower Llobregat River basin case study (Barcelona, Spain). Science of The Total Environment, 755, 142377. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142377

Marsala, R.Z.; Capri, E.; Russo, E.; Barazzoni, L.; Peroncini, E.; De Crema, M.; Carrey, R.; Otero, N.; Colla, R.; Calliera, M.; Fontanella, M.C.; Suciu, N.A. (2021) Influence of nitrogen-based fertilization on nitrates occurrence in groundwater of hilly vineyards. Science of The Total Environment, 766, 144512. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144512


Ceballos, E.; Margalef-Martí, R.; Carrey, R.; Frei, R.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Ayora, C. (2019) Characterisation of the natural attenuation of chromium contamination in the presence of nitrate using isotopic methods. A case study from the Matanza-Riachuelo river basin, Argentina. Science of the Total Environment, 699, 134331. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134331

Ghiglieri, G.; Pistis, M.; Abebe, B.; Azagegn, T.; Engidasew, T.A.; Pittalis, D.; Soler, A.; Barbieri, M.; Navarro-Ciurana, D.; Carrey, R.; Puig, R.; Carletti, A.; Balia, R.; Haile, T. (2020) Three-dimensional hydrostratigraphical modelling supporting the evaluation of fluoride enrichment in groundwater: Lakes basin (Central Ethiopia). Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 32, 100756. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2020.100756

Lihl, C.; Heckel, B.; Grzybkowska, A.; Dybala-Defratyka, A.; Ponsin, V.; Torrentó, C.; Hunkeler, D.; Elsner, M. (2020) Compound-Specific Chlorine Isotope Fractionation in Biodegradation of Atrazine. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, in press. DOI: 10.1039/c9em00503j

Margalef-Marti, R.; Carrey, R.; Benito, J.A.; Marti, V.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2020) Nitrate and nitrite reduction by ferrous iron minerals in polluted groundwater: Isotopic characterization of batch experiments. Chemical Geology, 548, 119691. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119691

Martin-Pozas, T.; Sanchez-Moral, S.; Cuezva, S.; Jurado, V.; Saiz-Jimenez, C.; Perez-Lopez, R.; Carrey, R.; Otero, N.; Giesemann, A.; Well, R.; Calaforra, J.M.; Fernandez-Cortes, A. (2020) Biologically mediated release of endogenous N2O and NO2 gases in a hydrothermal, hypoxic subterranean environment. Science of The Total Environment, 747, 141218. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141218

Paredes, I.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Green, A.J.; Soto, D.X. (2020) Agricultural and urban delivered nitrate pollution input to Mediterranean temporary freshwaters. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 294, 106859. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.106859

Soler, A.; Bonotto D.M. (2020) Stable isotopes (H, O, S) signatures evidencing evolutionary trends of Brazilian spas groundwaters. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 210, 106452. DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2019.106452

Souidi, Y.; Jarray, H.; Rigane, H.; Carrey, R.; Barbieri, M.; Soler, A.; Loumerem, M.; Larayedh, O.; Moussa, M. (2020) Isotopic estimation of the anthropogenic effect on the quality of groundwater in the Skhira agricultural region-Sfax (Tunisia). Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 13(12), 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-020-05527-z

Wolkersdorfer, C.; Nordstrom, D.K.; Beckie, R.D.; Cicerone, D.S.; Elliot, T.; Edraki, M.; Valente, T.; França, S.C.A.; Kumar, P.; Oyarzún, R.A.; Soler, A. (2020). Guidance for the Integrated Use of Hydrological, Geochemical, and Isotopic Tools in Mining Operations. Mine Water and the Environment, 1-25. DOI: 10.1007/s10230-020-00666-x


Barba, C.; Folch, A.; Gaju, N.; Sanchez-Vila, X.; Carrasquilla, M.; Grau-Martínez, A.; Martínez-Alonso, M. (2019) Microbial community changes induced by Managed Aquifer Recharge activities: Linking hydrogeological and biological processes. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion., 23, 139-154. DOI: 10.5194/hess-2018-174

Biddau, R.; Cidu, R.; Da Pelo. S.; Carletti, A.; Ghiglieri, G.; Pittalis, D. (2019) Source and fate of nitrate in contaminated groundwater systems: Assessing spatial and temporal variations by hydrogeochemistry and multiple stable isotope tools. Science of the Total Environment, 647, 1121-1136. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.007

Blázquez-Pallí, N.; Rosell, M.; Varias, J.; Bosch, M.; Soler, A.; Vicent, T.; Marco-Urrea, E. (2019) Integrative isotopic and molecular approach for the diagnosis and implementation of an efficient in-situ enhanced biological reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes. Water Research, 167, 115106. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.115106

Blázquez-Pallí, N.; Shouakar-Stash, O.; Palau, J.; Trueba-Santiso, A.; Varias, J.; Bosch, M.; Soler, A.; Vicent, T.; Marco-Urrea, E.; Rosell, M. (2019). Use of dual element isotope analysis and microcosm studies to determine the origin and potential anaerobic biodegradation of dichloromethane in two multi-contaminated aquifers. Science of the Total Environment, 696, 134066. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134066

Blázquez-Pallí, N.; Rosell, M.; Varias, J.; Bosch, M.; Soler, A.; Vicent, T.; Marco-Urrea, E. (2019) Multi-method assessment of the intrinsic biodegradation potential of an aquifer contaminated with chlorinated ethenes at an industrial area in Barcelona (Spain). Environmental Pollution, 244, 165-173. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.10.013

Gamboa, C.; Godfrey, L.; Herrera, C.; Custodio, E.; Soler, A. (2019) The origin of solutes in groundwater in a hyper-arid environment: A chemical and multi-isotope approach in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Science of The Total Environment, 690, 329-351. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.356

Grau-Martínez, A.; Torrentó, C.; Carrey, R.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2019) Isotopic evidence of nitrate degradation by a zero-valent iron permeable reactive barrier: Batch experiments and a field scale study. Journal of Hydrology, 570, 69-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.12.049

Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C.; Sánchez-Fernández, D.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Millán, A.; Velasco, J.; Acosta, R.; Fortuño, P.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Bonada, N. (2019) Do all roads lead to Rome? Exploring community trajectories in response to anthropogenic salinization and dilution of rivers. Philosophical Transactions Royal Society London Series B, 374(1764), 20180009. DOI: 0.1098/rstb.2018.0009

Herms, I.; Jódar, J.; Soler, A.; Vadillo, I.; Lambán, L.J.; Martos-Rosillo, S.; Núñez, J.A.; Arnó, G.; Jorge, J. (2019) Contribution of isotopic research techniques to characterize high-mountain-Mediterranean karst aquifers: The Port del Comte (Eastern Pyrenees) aquifer. Science of The Total Environment, 656, 209-230. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.188

Margalef-Marti, R.; Carrey, R.; Merchán, D.; Soler, A.; Causapé, J.; Otero, N. (2019). Feasibility of using rural waste products to increase the denitrification efficiency in a surface flow constructed wetland. Journal of Hydrology, 578, 124035. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124035

Margalef-Marti, R.; Carrey, R.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2019) Evaluating the potential use of a dairy industry residue to induce denitrification in polluted water bodies: A flow-through experiment. Journal of Environmental Management, 245, 86-94. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.03.086

Margalef-Marti, R.; Carrey, R.; Viladés, M.; Jubany, I.; Vilanova, E.; Grau, R.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2019). Use of nitrogen and oxygen isotopes of dissolved nitrate to trace field-scale induced denitrification efficiency throghout an in-situ groundwater remediation strategy. Science of The Total Environment, 686, 709-718. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.003

Rosell, M.; Palau, P.; Mortan, S.H.; Caminal, G.; Soler, A.; Shouakar-Stash, O.; Marco-Urrea, E. (2019) Dual carbon - chlorine isotope fractionation during dichloroelimination of 1,1,2-trichloroethane by an enrichment culture containing Dehalogenimonas sp. Science of the Total Environment, 648, 422-429. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.071


Carrey, R.; Rodríguez-Escales, P.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2018) Tracing the role of endogenous carbon in denitrification using wine industry by-product as an external electron donor: Coupling isotopic tools with mathematical modeling. Journal of Environmental Management, 207, 105-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.10.063

Grau-Martínez, A.; Folch, A.; Torrentó, C.; Valhondo, C.; Barba, C.; Domènech, C.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2018) Monitoring induced denitrification during managed aquifer recharge in an infiltration pond. Journal of Hydrology, 561, 123-135. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.03.044

Pittalis, D.; Carrey, R.; Dapelo, S.; Carletti, A.; Biddau, R.; Cidu, R.; Celico, F.; Soler, A.; Ghiglieri, G. (2018) Hydrogeological and multi-isotopic approach to define nitrate pollution and denitrification processes in a coastal aquifer. Hydrogeology Journal, 26, 2021-2040. DOI: 10.1007/s10040-018-1720-7

Rodríguez-Fernández, D.; Torrentó, C.; Palau, J.; Marchesi, M.; Soler, A.; Hunkeler, D.; Domènech, C.; Rosell, M. (2018). Unravelling long-term source removal effects and chlorinated methanes natural attenuation processes by C and Cl stable isotopic patterns at a complex field site. Science of the Total Environment, 645, 286 - 296. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.130

Rodríguez-Fernández, D.; Heckel, B.; Torrento, C.; Meyer, A.; Elsner, M.; Hunkeler, D.; Soler, A.; Rosell, M.; Domenech, C. (2018). Dual element (C-Cl) isotope approach to distinguish abiotic reactions of chlorinated methanes by Fe(0) and by Fe(II) on iron minerals at neutral and alkaline pH. Chemosphere, 206, 447-456. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.05.036

Rodríguez-Fernández, D.; Torrentó, C.; Guivernau, M.; Viñas, M.; Hunkeler, D.; Soler, A.; Domènech, C.; Rosell, M. (2018) Vitamin B12 effects on chlorinated methanes-degrading microcosms: carbon-chlorine isotope and metabolically active microbial populations assessment. Science of the Total Environment, 621, 1615-1625. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.067

Valhondo, C.; Martinez-Landa, L.; Carrera, J.; Ayora, C.; Nodler, K; Licha, T. (2018) Evaluation of EOC removal processes during artificial recharge through a reactive barrier. Science of the Total Environment, 612, 985-994. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.054

Valiente, N.; Carrey, R.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Sanz, D.; Muñoz-Martín, A.; Jirsa, F.; Wanek, W.; Gómez-Alday, J.J. (2018) A multi-isotopic approach to investigate the influence of land use on nitrate removal in a highly saline lake-aquifer system. Science of the Total Environment, 631-632, 649-659. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.03.059


Aranda, E.; Godoy, P.; Reina, R.; Badia-Fabregat, M.; Rosell, M.; Marco-Urrea, E.; García-Romera, I. (2017) Isolation of Ascomycota fungi with capability to transform PAHs: insights into the biodegradation mechanisms of Penicillium oxalicum. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 122, 141 - 150. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2017.05.015

Grau-Martínez, A.; Torrentó, C.; Carrey, R.; Rodríguez-Escales, P.; Domènech, C.; Ghiglieri, G.; Soler, A.; Otero, N. (2017) Feasibility of two low-cost organic substrates for unducing denitrification in artificial recharge ponds: batch and flow-through experiments. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 198, 48-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2017.01.001

Heckel, B.; Rodríguez-Fernández, D.; Torrento, C.; Meyer, A.; Palau, J.; Domenech, C.; Rosell, M.; Soler, A.; Hunkele,r D.; Elsner, M. (2017) Compound-Specific Chlorine Isotope Analysis of Tetrachloromethane and Trichloromethane by Gas Chromatography-Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry vs Gas Chromatography-Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry: Method Development and Evaluation of Precision and Trueness. Analytical Chemistry, 89, 3411-3420. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04129

Jiménez-Madrid, A.; Castaño, S.; Vadillo, I.; Martinez, C.; Carrasco, F.; Soler, A. (2017) Applications of hydro-chemical and isotopic tools to improve definitions of groundwater catchment zones in a karstic aquifer: A case study. Water, 9, 595. DOI:10.3390/w9080595

Palau, J.; Shouakar-Stash, O.; Hatijah Morta,n S.; Yu, R.; Rosell, M.; Marco-Urrea, E.; Freedman, D.; Aravena, R.; Soler, A.; Hunkeler, D. (2017) Hydrogen isotope fractionation during biodegradation of 1,2-dichloroethane: potential for pathway identification using a multi-element (C, Cl and H) isotope approach. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, 10526-10535. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02906

Palau, J.; Yu, R.; Hatijah Mortan, S.; Shouakar-Stash, O.; Rosell, M.; Freedman, D.; Sbarbati, C.; Fiorenza, S.; Aravena, R.; Marco-Urrea, E.; Elsner, M.; Soler, A.; Hunkeler D. (2017) Distinct dual C-Cl isotope fractionation patterns during anaerobic biodegradation of 1,2-dichloroethane: potential to characterize microbial degradation in the field. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, 2685-2694. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04998

Puig, R.; Soler, A.; Widory, D; Mas-Pla, J.; Domènech, C.; Otero N. (2017) Characterizing sources and natural attenuation of nitrate contamination in the Baix Ter aquifer system (NE Spain) using a multi-isotope approach. Science of the Total Environment, 580, 518 - 532. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.206

Scheiber, L.; Ayora, C.; Vázquez‐Suñé, E.; Soler, A. (2017) Groundwater-Gossan Interaction and the genesis of the secondary siderite at Las Cruces ore deposit (SW Spain). Ore Geology Reviews, 102, 967-980. DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.07.001

Torrentó, C.; Palau, J.; Rodríguez-Fernández, D.; Heckel, B.; Meyer, A.; Domènech, C.; Rosell, M.; Soler, A.; Elsner, M.; Hunkeler, D. (2017) Carbon and chlorine isotope fractionation patterns associated with different engineered chloroform transformation reactions. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, 6174-6184. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00679

Trueba-Santiso, A.; Parladé, E.; Rosell, M.; Lliros, M.; Hatijah Mortan, S.; Martínez-Alonso, M.; Gaju, N.; Martín-González, L.; Vicent, T.; Marco-Urrea, E. (2017) Molecular and carbon isotopic characterization of an anaerobic stable enrichment culture containing Dehalobacterium sp. during dichloromethane fermentation. Science of the Total Environment, 581-582, 640-648. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.174

Valiente, V.; Carrey, R.; Otero, N.; Gutiérrez-Villanueva, M.A.; Soler, A.; Sanz, D.; Castaño, S.; Gómez-Alday, J.J. (2017) Tracing sulfate recycling in the hypersaline Pétrola lake (SE Spain): A combined isotopic and microbiological approach. Chemical Geology, 473, 74-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.10.024


Mari, M.; Sánchez-Soberón, F.; Audí-Miró, C.; van Drooge, B.L.; Soler, A.; Grimalt, J.O.; Schuhmacher, M. (2016). Source apportionment of inorganic and organic PM in the ambient air around a cement plant: assessment of complementary tools. Aerosol And Air Quality Research, 16, 3230 – 3242. DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0276

Marquès, M.; Mari, M.; Audi-Miro, C.; Sierra, J.; Soler, A.; Nadal, M.; Domingo, J.L. (2016). Photodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils under a climate change base scenario, Chemosphere, 148, 495 – 503. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.01.069

Marquès, M.; Mari, M.; Audí-Miró, C.; Sierra, J.; Soler, A.; Nadal, M.; Domingo, J.L. (2016) Climate change impact on the PAH photodegradation in soils: Characterization and metabolites identification. Environment International, 89-90,155 – 165. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.01.019

Menció, A.; Mas-Pla, J.; Otero, N.; Regàs, O.; Boy-Roura, M.; Puig, R.; Bach, J.; Domènech, C.; Zamorano, M.; Brusi, D.; Folch, A. (2016) Nitrate pollution of groundwater, all right... but nothing else?. Science of the Total Environment, 539, 241 – 251. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.151

Rodríguez-Escales, P.; Folch, A.; Vidal-Gavilan, G.; van Breukelen, B.M. (2016). Modeling biogeochemical processes and isotope fractionation of enhanced in situ biodenitrification in a fractured aquifer. Chemical Geology, 425, 52 – 64. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.01.019

Scheiber, L.; Ayora, C.; Vázquez-Suñé, E.; Cendón, D.; Soler, A.; Baquero, J. (2016). Origin of high ammonium, arsenic and boron concentrations in the proximity of a mine: Natural vs. anthropogenic processes. Science of the Total Environment, 541, 655 – 666. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.09.098

Valhondo, C.; Martinez-Landa, L.; Carrera, J.; Hidalgo, J.J.; Tubau, I.; De Pourcq, K.; Grau-Martínez, A.; Ayora, C. (2016) Tracer test modeling for local scale residence time distribution characterization in an artificial recharge site. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 4209 – 4221. DOI: 10.5194/hess-20-4209-2016


Audí-Miró, C.; Cretnik, S.; Torrentó, C.; Rossel, M.; Shouakar-Stash, O.; Otero, N.; Palau, J.; Elsner, M.; Soler, A. (2015) C, Cl and H compound-specific isotope analysis to assess natural versus Fe(0) barrier induced degradation of chlorinated ethenes at a contaminated site. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 299, 747-754. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.06.052

Bombach, P.; Nägele, N.; Rosell, M.; Vicente Velilla, E.; Richnow, H.H.; Fischer, A. (2015) Evaluation of ethyl tert-butyl ether biodegradation in a contaminated aquifer by compound specific isotope analysis and in situ microcosms. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 286, 100-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.12.028

Lambán, L.; Jódar, J.; Custodio, E.; Soler, A.; Sapriza, G.; Soto, R (2015). Isotopic and hydrogeochemical characterization of high-altitude karst aquifers in complex geological settings. The Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park (Northern Spain) case study. Science of the Total Environment, 506-507, 466-479. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.030

Martín-González, L.; Hatijah Mortan, S.; Rosell, M.; Parladé, E.; Martínez-Alonso, M; Gaju, N.; Caminal, G.; Adrian, L.; Marco-Urrea, E. (2015). Stable carbon isotope fractionation during 1,2-dichloropropane to-propene transformation by an enrichment culture containing Dehalogenimonas strains and a dcpA gene. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(14), 8666-8674 .DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b00929

Scheiber, L.; Ayora, C.; Vázquez-Suñé, E.; Cendón, D.; Soler, A.; Custodio, E.; Baquero J. (2015) Recent and old groundwater in the Niebla-Posadas regional aquifer (southern Spain): Implications for its management. Journal of Hydrology, 523, 624-635. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.076

Soler, A.; Bonotto D. (2015) Hydrochemical and stable isotopes (H, O, S) signatures in deep groundwaters of Paraná basin, Brazil. Environmental Earth Sciences, 73, 95-113. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-014-3397-0

Urresti-Estala, B.; Vadillo-Pérez, I.; Jiménez-Gavilán, P.; Soler, A.; Sánchez-García, D.; Carrasco-Cantos, F. (2015) Application of stable isotopes (δ34S-SO4, δ18O-SO4, δ15N-NO3, δ18O-NO3) to determine natural background and contamination sources in the Guadalhorce River Basin (southern Spain). Science of the Total Environment, 506-507, 46-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.10.090

Zhang, N.; Schindelka, J.; Herrmann, H.; George, C.; Rosell, M.; Herrero-Martín, S.; Klán, P.; Richnow, H.H. (2015) Investigation of Humic Substance Photosensitized Reactions via Carbon and Hydrogen Isotope Fractionation of Fuel Oxygenates. Environmental Science & Technology, 49, 233-242. DOI: 10.1021/es502791f


Badia-Fabregat, M.; Rosell, M.; Caminal, G.; Vicent, T.; Marco-Urrea, E. (2014) Use of stable isotope probing to assess the fate of emerging contaminants degraded by white-rot fungus. Chemosphere, 103, 336 – 342. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.12.029

Carrey, R.; Otero, N.; Vidal-Gavilan, G.; Ayora, C.; Soler, A.; Gómez-Alday ,J.J. (2014) Induced Nitrate Attenuation by Glucose in Groundwater: Flow-Through Experiment. Chemical Geology, 370, 19 – 28. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.01.016

Carrey, R.; Rodríguez-Escales, P.; Otero, N.; Ayora, C.; Soler, A.; Gómez Alday, J.J. (2014) Nitrate attenuation potential of hypersaline lake sediments in central Spain: Flow-through and batch experiments. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 164, 323 – 337. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.06.017

Gómez, J.J.; Carrey, R.; Valiente, N.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Ayora, C.; Sanz, D.; Muñoz, A.; Castaño, S.; Recio, C.; Carnicero, A.; Cortijo, A. (2014) Denitrification in a hypersaline lake-aquifer system (Pétrola Basin, Central Spain): The role of recent organic matter and Cretaceous organic rich sediments. Science of the Total Environment, 497-498, 594 – 606. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.07.129

Merchan, D.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Causapé, J. (2014) Main sources and processes affecting dissolved sulphates and nitrates in a small irrigated basin (Lerma Basin, Zaragoza, Spain): Isotopic characterization. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 195, 127 – 138. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2014.05.011

Palau, J.; Marchesi, M.; Chambon, J.; Aravena, R.; Canals, A.; Binning, P.J.; Bjerg, P.L.; Otero, N.; Soler A. (2014) Multi-isotope (carbon and chlorine) analysis for fingerprinting and site characterization at a fractured bedrock aquifer contaminated by chlorinated ethenes. Science of the total environment, 475, 61 – 70. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.12.059

Rodríguez-Escales, P.; van Breukelen, B.; Vidal-Gavilan, G.; Soler, A.; Folch A. (2014). Integrated modeling of biogeochemical reactions and associated isotope fractionations at batch scale: A tool to monitor enhanced biodenitrification applications. Chemical Geology, 365, 20 – 29. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.12.003

Torrentó, C.; Audí-Miró, C.; Bordeleau, G.; Marchesi, M.; Rossell, M.; Otero, N.; Soler, A. (2014) The use of alkaline hydrolysis as a novel strategy for chloroform remediation: feasibility of using urban construction wastes and evaluation of carbon isotopic fractionation. Environmental Science & Technology, 48, 1869 – 1877. DOI: 10.1021/es403838t

Valhondo, C.; Carrera, J.; Ayora, C.; Barbieri, M.; Nödler, K.; Licha, L.; Huerta, M. (2014) Behavior of nine selected emerging trace organic contaminants in an artificial recharge system supplemented with a reactive barrier. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21, 11832 – 11843. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-2834-7

Vidal-Gavilan, G.; Carrey, R.; Solanas, A.; Soler, A (2014) Feeding strategies for groundwater enhanced biodenitrification in an alluvial aquifer: Chemical, microbial and isotope assessment of a 1D flow-through experiment. Science of the Total Environment, 494-495, 241 – 251. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.100


Audí-Miró, C.; Cretnik, S.; Otero, N.; Palau, J.; Shouakar-Stash, O.; Soler, A.; Elsner, M. (2013) Cl and C isotope analysis to assess the effectiveness of chlorinated ethene degradation by zero-valent iron: Evidence from dual element and product isotope values. Applied Geochemistry, 32, 175-183. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.08.025

Carrey, R.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Gómez-Alday, J.; Ayora, C. (2013). The role of Lower Cretaceous sediments in groundwater nitrate attenuation in central Spain: Column experiments. Applied Geochemistry, 32, 142-152. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.10.009

Jurado, A.; Vàzquez-Suñé, E.; Soler, A.; Tubau, I.; Carrera, J.; Pujades, E.; Anson I. (2013) Application of multi-isotope data (O, D, C and S) to quantify redox processes in urban groundwater. Applied Geochemistry, 34, 114-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2013.02.018

Marchesi, M.; Thomson, N.; Aravena, R.; Sra, K.; Otero, N.; Soler A (2013) Carbon isotope fractionation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane during base-catalyzed persulfate treatment. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 260, 61-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.05.011

Puig, R.; Folch, A.; Menció, A.; Soler, A.; Mas-Pla, J (2013) Multi-isotopic study (15N, 34S, 18O, 13C) to identify processes affecting nitrate and sulfate in response to local and regional groundwater mixing in a large-scale flow system. Applied Geochemistry, 32, 129-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.10.014

Vidal-Gavilan, G.; Folch, A.; Otero, N.; Solanas, A.; Soler, A. (2013) Isotope characterization of an in situ biodenitrification pilot-test in a fractured aquifer. Applied Geochemistry, 32, 153-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.10.033


Marchesi, M.; Aravena, R.; Sra, K. S.; Thomson, N. R.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Mancini, S. (2012). Carbon isotope fractionation of chlorinated ethenes during oxidation by Fe2+ activated persulfate. Science of the Total Environment, 433, 318-322. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.06.051

Torrentó, C.; Urmeneta, J.; Edwards, K. J.; Cama, J. (2012) Characterization of attachment and growth of Thiobacillus denitrificans on pyrite surfaces. Geomicrobiology Journal, 29(4), 379-388. DOI: 10.1080/01490451.2011.575912


Benavente, J.; Vadillo, I.; Liñan, C.; Carrasco, F.; Soler, A. (2011). Ventilation effects in a karstic show cave and in its vadose environment, Nerja, Southern Spain. Carbonates and Evaporites, 26(11), 11-17. DOI: 10.1007/s13146-011-0050-9

Folch, A.; Menció, A.; Puig, R.; Soler, A.; Mas-Pla, J. (2011). Groundwater development effects on different scale hydrogeological systems using head, hydrochemical and isotopic data and implications for water resources management: the selva basin (NE Spain). Journal of Hydrology, 403, 83-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.03.041

Menció, A.; Mas-Pla, J.; Otero, N.; Soler, A. (2011). Nitrate as tracer of groundwater flow in a fractured multilayered aquifer. Hydrological Sciences Journal – Journal des Sciences Hydrologiques, 56(1-2), 108-122. DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2010.543086

Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Corp, R.M.; Mas-Pla, J.; Garcia-Solsona, E.; Masqué, P. (2011) Origin and evolution of groundwater collected by a desalination plant (Tordera, Spain): a multi-isotopic approach. Journal of Hydrology, 397, 37-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.11.020

Torrentó, C.; Urmeneta, J.; Otero, N.; Soler, A.; Viñas, M., Cama, J. (2011) Enhanced denitrification in groundwater and sediments from a nitrate-contaminated aquifer after addition of pyrite. Chemical Geology, 287, 90-101. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.06.002


Palau, J.; Soler, A.; Canals, À; Aravena R. (2010). Use of environmental isotopes (13C, 15N, and 18O) for evaluating sources and fate of nitrate and tetrachloroethene in an alluvial aquifer. Environmental Forensics, 11(3), 237-247. DOI: 10.1080/15275922.2010.494997

Piqué, À.; Grandia, F.; Canals, À. (2010). Processes releasing arsenic to groundwater in the Caldes de Malavella geothermal area, NE Spain. Water Research, 44(19), 5618-5630. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.07.012

Torrentó, C.; Cama, J.; Urmeneta, J.; Otero, N.; Soler, A. (2010) Denitrification of groundwater with pyrite and Thiobacillus denitrificans. Chemical Geology, 278, 80-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.09.003


N. Otero, Torrentó, C., Soler, A., Menció, A., Mas-Pla, J. (2009) Monitoring groundwater nitrate attenuation in a regional system coupling hydrogeology with multi-isotopic methods: the case of Plana de Vic (Osona, Spain). Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment, V133, 103-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2009.05.007


L. Vitòria, A. Soler, À. Canals, N. Otero. (2008) Environmental isotopes (N, S, C, O, D) to determine natural attenuation processes in nitrate contaminated waters: example of Osona (NE Spain). Applied Geochemistry, 23, 3597-3611. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2008.07.018

N. Otero, A. Soler, À. Canals. (2008) Controls on δ34S and δ18O in dissolved sulphate: learning from a detailed survey in the Llobregat River (Spain). Applied Geochemistry, 23, 1166-1185. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2007.11.009

R. Puig, A. Àvila, A. Soler. (2008) Sulphur isotopes as tracers of the influence of a coal-fired power plant on a Scots pine forest in Catalonia (NE Spain). Atmospheric Environment, 42, 733-745. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.09.059


N. Otero, À. Canals, A. Soler. (2007) Using dual-isotope data to trace the origin and processes of dissolved sulphate: a case study in Calders stream (Llobregat basin, Spain). Aquatic Geochemistry, 13, 109-126. DOI: 10.1007/s10498-007-9010-3

J. Palau, A. Soler, P. Teixidor, R. Aravena (2007) Compound-specific carbon isotope analysis of volatile organic compounds in water using solid-phase microextraction. Journal of Chromatography A, 1163, 260-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2007.06.050

J. Escoda-Francoli, C. Canalda-Sabli, A. Soler, R. Figueiredo, C. Gay-Escoda, (2007) Inferior Alveolar nerve damage because of overextended endodontic material: a problem of sealer cement biocompatibity? Journal of Endodontics, 33, 1484-1489. DOI: 10.1016/j.joen.2007.09.003


N. Otero; L. Vitòria; A. Soler; À. Canals. (2005) Fertilizer characterization: Major, Trace and Rare Earth Elements.Applied Geochemistry, 20(8), 1473-1488. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2005.04.002

R. Tolosana-Delgado; N. Otero; V. Pawlowsky-Glahn; A. Soler. (2005) Latent Compositional factors in the Llobregat River Basin (Spain) hydrogeochemistry. Mathematical Geology, 37, 7, 681-702. DOI: 10.1007/s11004-005-7375-7

R. Tolosana-Delgado; N. Otero; V. Pawlowsky-Glahn. (2005) Some basic concepts of compositional geometry. Mathematical Geology, 37, 7, 673-680. DOI: 10.1007/s11004-005-7374-8

N. Otero; R. Tolosana-Delgado; A. Soler;, V. Pawlowsky-Glahn; À. Canals. (2005) Relative vs. absolute statistical analysis of compositions: A comparative study of surface waters of a Mediterranean river. Water Research, 39, 1404–1414. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.01.012

L. Vitòria; A. Soler; R. Aravena; A. Canals. (2005) Multi-isotopic approach 15N, 13C, 34S, 18O and D) for tracing agriculture contamination in groundwater (Maresme, NE Spain). In: Environmental Chemistry (Eds. E. Lichtfouse, J. Schwarzbauer and D. Robert). Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 43-56


L. Vitòria; N. Otero; A. Soler; À. Canals. (2004) Fertilizer Characterization: Isotopic Data (N, S, O, C and Sr). Environmental Science & Technology, 38, 3254-3262. DOI: 10.1021/es0348187


L. Vitòria; A. Soler; A. Canals. (2003) Uso de los isòtopos ambientales N,S,C,O) en la valoración de procesos de remediación natural de aguas contaminadas por nitratos; ejemplo de Osona (NE España). El agua y la ciudad sostenible. Hidrogeología urbana, 335-341


N. Otero; A. Soler. (2002) Sulphur isotopes as tracers of the influence of potash mining groundwater salinisation in the Llobregat Basin (NE Spain). Water Research, 36: 3989-4000. DOI: 10.1016/S0043-1354(02)00125-2

A. Soler; A. Canals; S.L. Goldstein; N. Otero; N. Antich; J. Spangenberg (2002) Sulfur and strontium isotope composition of the Llobregat river (NE Spain): tracers of natural and anthropogenic chemicals in stream waters. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 236: 207-224. DOI: 10.1023/A:1015231810548

L. Vitoria; A. Soler; R. Aravena; A. Canals. (2001) La contaminación agrícola por nitratos en aguas subterraneas: caracterización a partir de datos hidrogeoquímicos e isótopos estables (N,O,C,S). In: A. Medina; J. Carrera i L. Vives (eds.): Las Caras del Agua Subterránea. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. Serie Hidrogeología y Aguas Subterráneas: 403-411


N. Antich; A. Canals; A. Soler; D.P.F. Darbyshire; B.F. Spiro. (2001) Los isótopos de estroncio como trazadores de fuentes naturales y antrópicas en las aguas del río Cardener, cuenca del río Llobregat (Barcelona, España). In: A. Medina; J. Carrera i L. Vives (eds.): Las Caras del Agua Subterránea. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. Serie Hidrogeología y Aguas Subterráneas: 413-420

N. Otero; A. Soler. (2001) Los isótopos de azufre como trazadores de la influencia de la minería potás ica en la salinización de las aguas subterraneas de la cuenca del Llobregat (NE España). In: A. Medina; J. Carrera i L. Vives (eds.): Las Caras del Agua Subterránea. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. Serie Hidrogeología y Aguas Subterráneas: 421-428

E. Vázquez-Suñé; E. Custodio; A. Soler; J. Carrera. (2001) Aplicación de la geoquímica isotópica del azufre para la determinación del origen de la recarga en los acuíferos del llano de Barcelona. In: A. Medina; J. Carrera i L. Vives (eds): Las Caras del Agua Subterránea. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. Serie Hidrogeología y Aguas Subterráneas: 429-436

M. Manzano; A. Soler; J. Carrera; E. Custodio. (2001) Composición isotópica (δ18O, δ2H y δ34S) de las aguas del área afectada por el vertido minero de Aznalcollar (SO España). In: A. Medina; J. Carrera i L. Vives (eds): Las Caras del Agua Subterránea. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. Serie Hidrogeología y Aguas Subterráneas: 477-487


N. Antich; A. Canals; A. Soler; D.P.F. Darbyshire; B.F. Spiro. (2000) The isotope composition of dissolved strontium as a tracer of pollution in the Llobregat River, northeast Spain. In: A. Dassargues (ed.): Tracers and Modelling in Hydrology: 207-212