Environmental Science
Boron adsorption in semiarid Mediterranean soils under the influence of background electrolytes

S. Fatnassi; M.B. Almendro Candel; J. Navarro Pedreño; I. Gómez Lucas; M. Hachicha

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 519-532

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2022.04.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Boron is a micronutrient of high importance, both for plant development and normal growth. The range between boron deficiency and toxicity is very narrow, which makes boron unique among the essential micronutrients. Boron adsorption is one of the most important factors determining ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Mitigation of environmental impacts in ornamental rock and limestone aggregate quarries in arid and semi-arid areas

M.A. Peñaranda Barba; V. Alarcón Martínez; I. Gómez Lucas; J. Navarro Pedreño

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 565-586

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.04.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Open-pit mining is an important activity to obtain mineral resources that supply society with raw materials to improve people's quality of life. However, this extractive activity causes negative environmental impacts and, it is therefore necessary to identify and evaluate these ...  Read More