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Themed collection Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2017 Most Downloaded Articles

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Open Access Perspective

A proposed nomenclature for biological processes that remove nitrogen

A consistent terminology is proposed to resolve present inconsistencies and to facilitate distinct communication about biological nitrogen removal processes.

Graphical abstract: A proposed nomenclature for biological processes that remove nitrogen
Open Access Critical Review

Review of the molluscicide metaldehyde in the environment

Understanding the occurrence, fate and mitigation of the potent molluscicide, metaldehyde in the aquatic environment is now a major concern.

Graphical abstract: Review of the molluscicide metaldehyde in the environment
Critical Review

LED revolution: fundamentals and prospects for UV disinfection applications

This review provides the fundamental and essential knowledge of UV-LEDs to better apply LED technology in environmental application.

Graphical abstract: LED revolution: fundamentals and prospects for UV disinfection applications
Open Access Critical Review

Mining valuable minerals from seawater: a critical review

Methods of extracting valuable minerals from seawater and seawater brines generated in desalination plants are critically reviewed in this paper.

Graphical abstract: Mining valuable minerals from seawater: a critical review
Open Access Paper

Pharmaceutical removal in synthetic human urine using biochar

This research addresses the potential for biochar to remove pharmaceuticals from synthetic urine, thereby allowing the treated urine to be used as a contaminant-free nutrient product.

Graphical abstract: Pharmaceutical removal in synthetic human urine using biochar
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Emerging investigators series: highly effective adsorption of organic aromatic molecules from aqueous environments by electronically sorted single-walled carbon nanotubes

The use of electronically sorted (i.e. semiconducting or metallic) single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) for the removal of organic compounds from aqueous environments is investigated.

Graphical abstract: Emerging investigators series: highly effective adsorption of organic aromatic molecules from aqueous environments by electronically sorted single-walled carbon nanotubes
From the themed collection: Emerging Investigator Series
Open Access Paper

Evaluation of pollutant removal efficiency of a bioretention basin and implications for stormwater management in tropical cities

Field-scale bioretention basin performance in treating a full suite of nutrients is critically evaluated in the data-scarce tropics.

Graphical abstract: Evaluation of pollutant removal efficiency of a bioretention basin and implications for stormwater management in tropical cities
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Emerging investigators series: prioritization of suspect hits in a sensitive suspect screening workflow for comprehensive micropollutant characterization in environmental samples

A suspect screening workflow was developed and applied to a series of samples collected from a small urban water system to identify and confirm the occurrence of 112 organic micropollutants.

Graphical abstract: Emerging investigators series: prioritization of suspect hits in a sensitive suspect screening workflow for comprehensive micropollutant characterization in environmental samples
From the themed collection: Emerging Investigator Series
Open Access Paper

Human health trade-offs in the disinfection of wastewater for landscape irrigation: microplasma ozonation vs. chlorination

Microplasma ozonation provided more human health protection than chlorination for irrigational water reuse disinfection.

Graphical abstract: Human health trade-offs in the disinfection of wastewater for landscape irrigation: microplasma ozonation vs. chlorination
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A mechanistic understanding of the degradation of trace organic contaminants by UV/hydrogen peroxide, UV/persulfate and UV/free chlorine for water reuse

Climate change and population growth pose increasing challenges to the availability of freshwater resources.

Graphical abstract: A mechanistic understanding of the degradation of trace organic contaminants by UV/hydrogen peroxide, UV/persulfate and UV/free chlorine for water reuse
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This web collection features the top 10 most downloaded articles published in  Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

in 2017. Congratulations to all of the authors whose articles have been featured!

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