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    • Air pollutants and their degradation of a historic building in the largest metropolitan area in Latin America 

      Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Neckel, Alcindo; Pinto, Diana C.; Maculan, Laércio Stolfo; Zanchett, Matheus Roberto Dalmagro; Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Historic buildings that comprise the cultural heritage of humanity are in need of preservation on a worldwide scale in regard to degradation resultant from atmospheric pollutants. The Brazilian Public Market, located in ...
    • Artisanal ceramic factories using wood combustion: A nanoparticles and human health study 

      Martinello, Kátia; Hower, J. C.; Pinto, Diana C.; Schnorr, Carlos E.; Dotto, G. L.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Ramos, Claudete Gindri (Elsevier, 2022)
      Acceso abierto
      The ceramics industry, resulting from developments of modern compounds, is a segment of great influence in worldwide sustainability. Artisanal ceramic factories based on wood combustion have significant risks for the ...
    • Dispersion of hazardous nanoparticles on beaches around phosphogypsum factories 

      Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Pinto, Diana C.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Dotto, G. L. (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Anthropogenic occurring nanoparticles (NPs) have been one of the principal catalytic components of marine pollution throughout its history. The phosphogypsum (PG) factories present environmental risks and evident marine ...
    • Environmental aspects of the depreciation of the culturally significant Wall of Cartagena de Indias – Colombia 

      Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Neckel, Alcindo; Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Dotto, G. L.; Maculan, Laércio Stolfo (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Among the diverse archeological relics of the past, the Cartagena de Indias Wall is one of the greatest representations of European cultural architecture in South America. To assess the implication of contamination on the ...
    • Environmental geochemistry: Introduction 

      Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro (Elsevier, 2022)
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      In this special issue of Geoscience Frontiers, we assemble a set of contributions on the theme of environmental geochemistry integrating soil-water-vegetation-human health aspects. We offer a view into the different sides ...
    • Estimation of the impact of biomass burning based on regional transport of PM2.5 in the Colombian Caribbean 

      Bolaño Truyol, Jehison; Schneider, Ismael Luís; Cuadro, Heidis Cano; Bolaño Truyol, Jorge D.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Deterioration of air quality due to the increase in atmospheric emissions from biomass burning (BB) is one of the major environmental problems worldwide. In this study, we estimated the contributions of BB to PM2.5 ...
    • Identification of hazardous nanoparticles present in the Caribbean Sea for the allocation of future preservation projects 

      Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Lozano, Liliana P.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; da Boit, Kátia M.; Gonçalves, J. O.; Neckel, Alcindo (Elsevier, 2021)
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      The deposition of remaining nanoparticles in the Caribbean Sea generates the formation of potentially dangerous elements, which influence at the imbalance of ecosystems. The detection of nanoparticles is not simple and the ...
    • Metal-enriched nanoparticles and black carbon: A perspective from the Brazil railway system air pollution 

      Lima, Bianca D.; Teixeira, Elba Calesso; Hower, J. C.; Civeira, Matheus S.; Ramírez, Omar; Yang, Chengxue; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Having a better understanding of air pollutants in railway systems is crucial to ensure a clean public transport. This study measured, for the first time in Brazil, nanoparticles (NPs) and black carbon (BC) on two ground-level ...
    • Multiple relationships between aerosol and COVID-19: A framework for global studies 

      Cao, Yaxin; Shao, LongYi; Jones, Tim Peter; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Ge, Shuoyi; Feng, Xiaolei; Bérubé, Kelly Ann (Elsevier, 2021)
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      COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019) is a severe respiratory syndrome currently causing a human global pandemic. The original virus, along with newer variants, is highly transmissible. Aerosols are a multiphase system ...
    • Nanoparticles and interfaces with toxic elements in fluvial suspended sediment 

      Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Dotto, G. L.; Pinto, Diana C.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Studies examining nanoparticles (NPs) and hazardous elements (HEs) contained in suspended sediments (SSs) are vital for watershed administration and ecological impact evaluation. The biochemical consequence of titanium-n ...
    • Nanoparticles as vectors of other contaminants in estuarine suspended sediments: Natural and real conditions 

      Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Dotto, G. L.; Pinto, Diana C.; Neckel, Alcindo; Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Studding the behaviour and danger of nanoparticles (NPs, minerals and amorphous phases) in the estuarine ecosystem is presently incomplete by the lack of measureable description of NPs in the ecological conditions, such ...
    • Nanoparticles in fossil and mineral fuel sectors and their impact on environment and human health: A review and perspective 

      Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Santosh, M.; Schindler, Michael; Gasparotto, Juciano; Dotto, G. L.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Hochella, Michael F.Jr (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Nanoscience and technology have enabled better insights into the environmental and health impacts arising from the mining, production and use of fossil and mineral fuels. Here we provide an overview of the nanoscience-based ...
    • Possibilities of using silicate rock powder: An overview 

      Ramos, Claudete Gindri; Hower, J. C.; Blanco, Érika P.; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro; Theodoro, Suzi Huff (Elsevier, 2021)
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      This study evaluates the on use of crushed rocks (remineralizers) to increase soil fertility levels and which contributed to increase agricultural productivity, recovery of degraded areas, decontamination of water, and ...
    • Source identification and global implications of black carbon 

      Blanco Donado, Erika P.; Schneider, Ismael Luís; Artaxo, Paulo; Lozano Osorio, Jesus; Portz, Luana Carla; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Black carbon (BC) is one of the short-lived air pollutants that contributes significantly to aerosol radiative forcing and global climate change. It is emitted by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuels, and ...
    • Spatiotemporal assessment of particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) and ozone in a Caribbean urban coastal city 

      Duarte, Ana L.; Schneider, Ismael Luís; Artaxo, Paulo; Silva Oliveira, Marcos Leandro (Elsevier, 2021)
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      Air pollution has become a critical issue in urban areas, so a broad understanding of its spatiotemporal characteristics is important to develop public policies. This study analyzes the spatiotemporal variation of atmospheric ...