Special issue “Water and Circular Cities” in the water journal
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Atanasova, N., Langergraber, G. (2021) Editorial. Water and Circular Cities Water 13.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13243585

Langergraber, G., Castellar, J.A.C., Pucher, B., Baganz, G.F.M., Milosevic, D., Andreucci, M.-B., Kearney, K., Pineda-Martos, R., Atanasova, N., (2021) A Framework for Addressing Circularity Challenges in Cities with Nature-Based Solutions. Water 13, 2355.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13172355

Pearlmutter, D., Pucher, B., Calheiros, C.S.C., Hoffmann, K.A., Aicher, A., Pinho, P., Stracqualursi, A., Korolova, A., Pobric, A., Galvão, A., Tokuç, A., Bas, B., Theochari, D., Milosevic, D., Giancola, E., Bertino, G., Castellar, J.A.C., Flaszynska, J., Onur, M., Mateo, M.C.G., Andreucci, M.B., Milousi, M., Fonseca, M., Lonardo, S. Di, Gezik, V., Pitha, U., Nehls, T., (2021) Closing Water Cycles in the Built Environment through Nature-Based Solutions: The Contribution of Vertical Greening Systems and Green Roofs. Water 13, 2165.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13162165

Oral, H.V., Radinja, M., Rizzo, A., Kearney, K., Andersen, T.R., Krzeminski, P., Buttiglieri, G., Ayral-Cinar, D., Comas, J., Gajewska, M., Hartl, M., Finger, D.C., Kazak, J.K., Mattila, H., Vieira, P., Piro, P., Palermo, S.A., Turco, M., Pirouz, B., Stefanakis, A., Regelsberger, M., Ursino, N., Carvalho, P.N., (2021) Management of urban waters with nature-based solutions in circular cities—exemplified through seven urban circularity challenges. Water 13, 3334.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13233334

van Hullebusch, E.D., Bani, A., Carvalho, M., Cetecioglu, Z., De Gusseme, B., Di Lonardo, S., Djolic, M., van Eekert, M., Griessler Bulc, T., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Istenič, D., Kisser, J., Krzeminski, P., Melita, S., Pavlova, D., Płaza, E., Schoenborn, A., Thomas, G., Vaccari, M., Wirth, M., Hartl, M., Zeeman, G., 2021. Nature-Based Units as Building Blocks for Resource Recovery Systems in Cities. Water 13, 3153.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13223153

Canet-Martí, A., Pineda-Martos, R., Junge, R., Bohn, K., Paço, T.A., Delgado, C., Alenčikienė, G., Skar, S.L.G., Baganz, G.F.M., (2021) Nature-Based Solutions for Agriculture in Circular Cities: Challenges, Gaps, and Opportunities. Water 13, 2565.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13182565

Langergraber, G., Castellar, J.A.C., Andersen, T.R., Andreucci, M., Baganz, G.F.M., Buttiglieri, G., Canet-Martí, A., Carvalho, P.N., Finger, D.C., Griessler Bulc, T., Junge, R., Megyesi, B., Milošević, D., Oral, H.V., Pearlmutter, D., Pineda-Martos, R., Pucher, B., van Hullebusch, E.D., Atanasova, N., (2021) Towards a Cross-Sectoral View of Nature-Based Solutions for Enabling Circular Cities. Water 13, 2352.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13172352

Nika, C.-E., Expósito, A., Kisser, J., Bertino, G., Oral, H.V., Dehghanian, K., Vasilaki, V., Iacovidou, E., Fatone, F., Atanasova, N., Katsou, E., (2021) Validating Circular Performance Indicators: The Interface between Circular Economy and Stakeholders. Water 13, 2198.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13162198

Mino, E., Pueyo-Ros, J., Škerjanec, M., Castellar, J.A.C., Viljoen, A., Istenič, D., Atanasova, N., Bohn, K., Comas, J., (2021) Tools for Edible Cities: A Review of Tools for Planning and Assessing Edible Nature-Based Solutions. Water 13, 2366.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13172366

Hachoumi, I., Pucher, B., De Vito-Francesco, E., Prenner, F., Ertl, T., Langergraber, G., Fürhacker, M., Allabashi, R. (2021) Impact of Green Roofs and Vertical Greenery Systems on Surface Runoff Quality. Water 13, 2609.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13192609

Prenner, F., Pucher, B., Zluwa, I., Pitha, U., Langergraber, G., (2021) Rainwater Use for Vertical Greenery Systems: Development of a Conceptual Model for a Better Understanding of Processes and Influencing Factors. Water 13, 1860.
https://doi.org/10.3390/w13131860



Special issue “Towards Circular Cities” in the IWAP journal Blue-Green Systems
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Guenter Langergraber, Nataša Atanasova (2020) Editorial. Blue-Green Systems 2 (1),137.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2020.001

Guenter Langergraber, Bernhard Pucher, Lena Simperler, Johannes Kisser, Evina Katsou, Devi Buehler, Maria Carmen Garcia Mateo, Nataša Atanasova (2020) Implementing nature-based solutions for creating a resourceful circular city. Blue-Green Systems 2 (1), 173-185.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2020.933

David Pearlmutter, Dimitra Theochari, Thomas Nehls, Pedro Pinho, Patrizia Piro, Alisa Korolova, Spiros Papaefthimiou, Mari Carmen Garcia Mateo, Cristina Calheiros, Irene Zluwa, Ulrike Pitha, Paul Schosseler, Yaakov Florentin, Shahar Ouannou, Erez Gal, Andreas Aicher, Killian Arnold, Erika Igondová, Bernhard Pucher (2020) Enhancing the circular economy with nature-based solutions in the built urban environment: green building materials, systems and sites. Blue-Green Systems 2020, 2 (1), 46–72.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2019.928

Hasan Volkan Oral, Pedro Carvalho, Magdalena Gajewska, Nadia Ursino, Fabio Masi, Eric D. van Hullebusch, Jan K. Kazak, Alfonso Exposito, Giulia Cipolletta, Theis Raaschou Andersen, David Christian Finger, Lena Simperler, Martin Regelsberger, Vit Rous, Matej Radinja, Gianluigi Buttiglieri, Pawel Krzeminski, Anacleto Rizzo, Kaveh Dehghanian, Mariyana Nikolova, Martin Zimmermann (2020) A review of nature-based solutions for urban water management in European circular cities: a critical assessment based on case studies and literature. Blue-Green Systems 2 (1), 112–136.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2020.932

Johannes Kisser, Maria Wirth, Bart De Gusseme, Miriam Van Eekert, Grietje Zeeman, Andreas Schoenborn, Björn Vinnerås, David C. Finger, Sabina Kolbl Repinc, Tjaša Griessler Bulc, Aida Bani, Dolja Pavlova, Lucian C. Staicu, Merve Atasoy, Zeynep Cetecioglu, Marika Kokko, Berat Z. Haznedaroglu, Joachim Hansen, Darja Istenič, Eriona Canga, Simos Malamis, Margaret Camilleri-Fenech, Luke Beesley (2020) A review of nature-based solutions for resource recovery in cities. Blue-Green Systems, 2 (1) 138–172.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2020.930

S. L. G. Skar, R. Pineda-Martos, A. Timpe, B. Pölling, K. Bohn, M. Külvik, C. Delgado, C. M.G. Pedras, T. A. Paço, M. Ćujić, N. Tzortzakis, A. Chrysargyris, A. Peticila, G. Alencikiene, H. Monsees, R. Junge (2020) Urban agriculture as a keystone contribution towards securing sustainable and healthy development for cities in the future. Blue-Green Systems 2 (1), 1–27.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2019.931

Evina Katsou, Chrysanthi-Elisabeth Nika, Devi Buehler, Bruno Marić, Boldizsár Megyesi, Eric Mino, Javier Babí Almenar, Bilge Bas, Dženan Bećirović, Sabina Bokal, Maja Đolić, Nilay Elginöz, Gregoris Kalnis, Mari-Carmen Garcia Mateo, Maria Milousi, Alireza Mousavi, Iva Rinčić, Agatino Rizzo, Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda, Benedetto Rugani, Alvija Šalaševičienė, Ramazan Sari, Peyo Stanchev, Emel Topuz, Natasa Atanasova (2020) Transformation tools enabling the implementation of nature-based solutions for creating a resourceful circular city. Blue-Green Systems 2 (1), 186-211.
https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2020.929


Publications with co-authors from at least 2 COST Action member countries, acknowledging the COST Action Circular City

Laura Tams, L., Nehls,T., Calheiros, C.S.C. (2022) Rethinking green roofs- natural and recycled materials improve their carbon footprint. Building and Environment, 219, 109122 .
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2022.109122.

Colmenares‑Quintero, R. F., Colmenares‑Quintero,J. C., Valderrama‑Riveros, O. C., Macho F., Stansfiel, K. E. (2021) Renewable energy smart sensing system monitoring for off‑grid vulnerable community in Colombia, Cogent Engineering, 8(1).
https://doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2021.1936372

Irtiseva, K., Lapkovskis, V., Mironovs, V., Ozolins, J., Thakur, V.K., Goel, G., Baronins, J., Shishkin, A. (2021) Towards Next-Generation Sustainable Composites Made of Recycled Rubber, Cenospheres, and Biobinder. Polymers 13 (4).
https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13040574

Atanasova, N., Castellar, J.A.C., Pineda-Martos, R., Nika, C.E., Katsou, E., Isteni, D., Pucher, B., Andreucci, M.B., Langergraber, G. (2021) Nature-based solutions and circularity in cities. Circular Economy and Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-021-00024-1.

Castellar, J.A.C., Popartan, L.A., Pueyo-Ros, J., Atanasova, N., Langergraber, G., Sämuel, I., Corominas, L., Comas, J., Acuña, V. (2021) Nature-based solutions in the urban context: terminology, classification, and scoring for urban challenges and ecosystem services. Sci Total Environ 779. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146237.

Llano, T., Arce, C., Finger, D.C. (2021) Optimization of biogas production through anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste: a case study in the capital area of Reykjavik, Iceland. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology 96 (5), 1333–1344.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.6654

Colmenares-Quintero, R. F., Góez-Sánchez, G. D., Colmenares-Quintero, J. C., Latorre-Noguera, L. F., Kasperczyk, D. (2021) Application of a simulation tool based on a bio-inspired algorithm for optimisation of distributed power generation systems. Cogent Engineering, 8 (1).
https://doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2021.1909791

Tams L., Nehls T., Calheiros C. S. C. (2020) Integrating green roofs into the concept of circular cities. poster. Blue Think Conference (BTC), September 17, 2020, CIIMAR, Portugal
https://phdcommittee.wixsite.com/bluethinkconferenc

Jaszczak, A., Kristianova, K., Wasilewska, O., & Dunisijevic-Bojovic, D. (2020) Concepts ao “BIOPHILIA” and “LIVABILITY” in the context of social perception of public space in cities Space&FORM, 2020 (42), 133–146.
https://doi.org/10.21005/pif.2020.42.c-02

C. E. Nika., L. Gusmaroli, M. Ghafourian, N. Atanasova, G. Buttiglieri, E. Katsou (2020) Nature-based solutions as enablers of circularity in water systems: A review on assessment methodologies, tools and indicators. Water Research, 183, 115988.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.115988

Masi, F., Langergraber, G., Santoni, M., Istenic, D., Atanasova, N.,Buttiglieri, G. (2020) Possibilities of nature-based and hybrid decentralized solutions for reclaimed water reuse. In: Verlicchi, P.(Ed.): Wastewater treatment and Reuse * Present and future perspectives in technological developments and management issues. Advances in Chemical Pollution, Environmental Management and Protection 5, Elsevier Inc., pp.145-187; ISSN 2468-9289.
https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.apmp.2020.07.004

Nils Wieczorek, Mehmet Ali Kucuker, Niclas Büscher, Kerstin Kuchta (2020) Outdoor cultivation of Chlorella sorokiniana in third generation biorefinery: Resource savings through medium recycling. Bioresource Technology, 310, 123403.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123403

Ramón Fernando Colmenares-Quintero, Camilo José Rico-Cruz, Kim E. Stansfield, Juan Carlos Colmenares-Quintero (2020) Assessment of biofuels production in Colombia. Cogent Engineering, 7 (1), 2331-1916.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23311916.2020.1740041

Colmenares-Quintero, R. F. (2020). 2nd International Congress on Biorefineries and Renewable Energies Supported by ICT (BERSTIC), 17-20 February 2020, Santander, Colombia
https://doi.org/10.16925/ecam.03