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2020

Analysis of microbial communities involved in organic matter and nitrogen removal in a full-scale moving bed biofilm reactor located near the Polar Arctic Circle

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Hurtado-Martinez, M., Mikola, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 146, 104830.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Cost–Benefit Analysis of Leakage Reduction Methods in Water Supply Networks

Ahopelto, S. & Vahala, R., 10 Jan 2020, In : Water (Switzerland). 12, 1, 195.

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2019

Dataset for natural organic matter treatment by tailored biochars

Yazdani, M. R., Duimovich, N., Tiraferri, A., Laurell, P., Borghei, M., Zimmerman, J. B. & Vahala, R., 1 Aug 2019, In : Data in Brief. 25, 104353.

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Microbial ecology dynamics of a partial nitritation bioreactor with Polar Arctic Circle activated sludge operating at low temperature

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Hurtado-Martinez, M., Maza-Marquez, P., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Chemosphere. 225, p. 73-82 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery of nitrogen and phosphorus from human urine using membrane and precipitation process

Pradhan, S. K., Mikola, A., Heinonen-Tanski, H. & Vahala, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 247, p. 596-602 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Sewer Life Span Prediction : Comparison of Methods and Assessment of the Sample Impact on the Results

Laakso, T., Kokkonen, T., Mellin, I. & Vahala, R., Dec 2019, In : WATER. 11, 12, 14 p., 2657.

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Solar photocatalytic disinfection using ink-jet printed composite TiO2/SiO2 thin films on flexible substrate : Applicability to drinking and marine water

Levchuk, I., Homola, T., Moreno-Andrés, J., Rueda-Márquez, J. J., Dzik, P., Moríñigo, M. Á., Sillanpää, M., Manzano, M. A. & Vahala, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Solar Energy. 191, p. 518-529 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Tailored mesoporous biochar sorbents from pinecone biomass for the adsorption of natural organic matter from lake water

Yazdani, M. R., Duimovich, N., Tiraferri, A., Laurell, P., Borghei, M., Zimmerman, J. B. & Vahala, R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 291, 111248.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2018

A Comparative Study on Rapid Wastewater Treatment Response to Refugee Crises

Kosonen, H., Kim, A., Gough, H., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2018, In : Global Challenges - An Innovative Journal for Tackling Humanity's Global Challenges. 3, 1, 11 p., 1800039.

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Antimicrobial activity of printed composite TiO2/SiO2 and TiO2/SiO2/Au thin films under UVA-LED and natural solar radiation

Levchuk, I., Kralova, M., Rueda-Márquez, J. J., Moreno-Andrés, J., Gutiérrez-Alfaro, S., Dzik, P., Parola, S., Sillanpää, M., Vahala, R. & Manzano, M. A., 30 Dec 2018, In : APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL. 239, p. 609-618 10 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Application of microbial fuel cell technology for wastewater treatment and electricity generation under Nordic countries climate conditions : Study of performance and microbial communities

Gonzalez-Martínez, A., Chengyuan, S., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Pozo, C., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 270, p. 1-10 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Chitosan–Zinc(II) Complexes as a Bio-Sorbent for the Adsorptive Abatement of Phosphate: Mechanism of Complexation and Assessment of Adsorption Performance

Yazdani, M. R., Virolainen, E., Conley, K. & Vahala, R., 2018, In : Polymers. 10, 1, 19 p., 25.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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Development of an Extended ASM3 Model for Predicting the Nitrous Oxide Emissions in a Full-Scale Wastewater Treatment Plant

Blomberg, K., Kosse, P., Mikola, A., Kuokkanen, A., Fred, T., Heinonen, M., Mulas, M., Lübken, M., Wichern, M. & Vahala, R., 15 May 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 10, p. 5803-5811 9 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating water and wastewater pipe failure consequences and the most detrimental failure modes

Laakso, T., Ahopelto, S., Lampola, T., Kokkonen, T. & Vahala, R., Jun 2018, In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 18, 3, p. 901-909

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Linking the effect of antibiotics on partial-nitritation biofilters : Performance, microbial communities and microbial activities

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Margareto, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Pesciaroli, C., Diaz-Cruz, S., Barcelo, D. & Vahala, R., 26 Feb 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, FEB, 16 p., 354.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Microbial ecology of full-scale wastewater treatment systems in the Polar Arctic Circle: Archaea, Bacteria and Fungi

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Sihvonen, M., Munoz-Palazon, B., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2 Feb 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 11 p., 2208.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
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Performance and microbial community structure of a polar Arctic Circle aerobic granular sludge system operating at low temperature

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Maza-Márquez, P., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 1 May 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 256, p. 22-29 8 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative and qualitative studies of microorganisms involved in full-scale autotrophic nitrogen removal performance

Muñoz-Palazon, B., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., van Loosdrecth, M. C. M., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Feb 2018, In : AIChE Journal. 64, 2, p. 457-467 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Sewer Condition Prediction and Analysis of Explanatory Factors

Laakso, T., Kokkonen, T., Mellin, I. & Vahala, R., 13 Sep 2018, In : WATER. 10, 9, p. 1-17 17 p., 1239.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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The Seasonality of Nitrite Concentrations in a Chloraminated Drinking Water Distribution System

Rantanen, P-L., Mellin, I., Keinänen-Toivola, M., Ahonen, M. & Vahala, R., 15 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 8, 17 p., 1756.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)
2017

16S rRNA gene-based characterization of bacteria potentially associated with phosphate and carbonate precipitation from a granular autotrophic nitrogen removal bioreactor

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Rivadeneyra, M. A., Rivadeneyra, A., Martin-Ramos, D., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Lopez, J., 2017, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101, 2, p. 817-829 13 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial diversity and population shifts driven by spotlight wastewater micropollutants in low-temperature highly nitrifying activated sludge

Kruglova, A., Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Kråkström, M., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 15 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 605-606, p. 291-299 9 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Data utilization at Finnish water and wastewater utilities: Current practices vs. state of the art

Sirkiä, J., Laakso, T., Ahopelto, S., Ylijoki, O., Porras, J. & Vahala, R., Apr 2017, In : UTILITIES POLICY. 45, p. 69-75 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Nitrogen and Phosphorus Harvesting from Human Urine Using a Stripping, Absorption, and Precipitation Process

Pradhan, S. K., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 2 May 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 9, p. 5165-5171 7 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and bacterial community structure of a granular autotrophic nitrogen removal bioreactor amended with high antibiotic concentrations

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Margareto, A., Robledo-Mahon, T., Aranda, E., Diaz-Cruz, S., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Barcelo, D., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Oct 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 325, p. 257-269 13 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and microbial community structure characterization of a CIC anaerobic reactor for the treatment of cassava wastewater

Su, C., Lu, Y., Qin, J., Zheng, P., Qiu, R., Chen, M., Vahala, R. & Wang, Y., 1 Nov 2017, In : ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING. 108, p. 114-122 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Start-up and operation of an aerobic granular sludge system under low working temperature inoculated with cold-adapted activated sludge from Finland

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Maza-Márquez, P., Mikola, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 239, p. 180-189 10 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization and exploitation of nano-TiO2/feldspar-embedded chitosan beads towards UV-assisted adsorptive abatement of aqueous arsenic (As)

Yazdani, R., Bhatnagar, A. & Vahala, R., 15 May 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 316, p. 370-382 13 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

The Spatial Distribution of Nitrite Concentrations in a Large Drinking Water Distribution System in Finland

Rantanen, P-L., Keinänen-Toivola, M. M., Ahonen, M., Mellin, I., Zhang, D., Laakso, T. & Vahala, R., 2017, In : JOURNAL OF WATER RESOURCE AND PROTECTION. 9, 8, p. 1026-1042

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2016

Adaptive data-derived anomaly detection in the activated sludge process of a large-scale wastewater treatment plant

Haimi, H., Mulas, M., Corona, F., Marsili-Libelli, S., Lindell, P., Heinonen, M. & Vahala, R., 1 Jun 2016, In : ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. 52, p. 65-80 16 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorptive removal of arsenic(V) from aqueous phase by feldspars: Kinetics, mechanism, and thermodynamic aspects of adsorption

Yazdani, M. R., Tuutijärvi, T., Bhatnagar, A. & Vahala, R., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 214, p. 149-156 8 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical Synthesis and Self-Assembly of a Ladderane Phospholipid

Mercer, J. A. M., Cohen, C. M., Shuken, S. R., Wagner, A. M., Smith, M. W., Moss, F. R., Smith, M. D., Vahala, R., Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Boxer, S. G. & Burns, N. Z., 14 Dec 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 49, p. 15845-15848 4 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
28 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of comammox bacteria in full-scale wastewater treatment bioreactors using tag-454-pyrosequencing

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Gonzalez-Lopez, J. & Vahala, R., 2016, In : ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH. 23, 24, p. 25501-25511 11 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution and microbial community structure analysis of a single-stage partial nitritation/anammox granular sludge bioreactor operating at low temperature

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Purswani, J., Lotti, T., Maza-Marquez, P., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 2016, In : Environmental Technology. 37, 18, p. 2281-2291 11 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Microbes in biological processes for municipal landfill leachate treatment: Community, function and interaction

Zhang, D., Vahala, R., Wang, Y. & Smets, B. F., Sep 2016, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 113, p. 88-96

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrous Oxide Production at a Fully Covered Wastewater Treatment Plant: Results of a Long-Term Online Monitoring Campaign

Kosonen, H., Heinonen, M., Mikola, A., Haimi, H., Mulas, M., Corona, F. & Vahala, R., 7 Jun 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 11, p. 5547-5554 8 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and bacterial community dynamics of a CANON bioreactor acclimated from high to low operational temperatures

Gonzalez-Martinez, A., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Jesus Garcia-Ruiz, M., Munoz-Palazon, B., Cortes-Lorenzo, C., Osorio, F. & Vahala, R., 1 Mar 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 287, p. 557-567 11 p.

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67 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and bacterial community structure of a submerged biofilter subjected to high ammonium and high organic carbon concentrations

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Mikola, A., Muñoz-Palazon, B., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 1 Nov 2016, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 115, p. 224-233 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Process performance and bacterial community dynamics of partial-nitritation biofilters subjected to different concentrations of cysteine amino acid

Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Munoz-Palazon, B., Maza-Marquez, P., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Vahala, R. & Gonzalez-Martinez, A., 2016, In : Biotechnology Progress. 32, 5, p. 1254-1263

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Do wastewater treatment plants act as a potential point source of microplastics? Preliminary study in the coastal Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea

Talvitie, J., Heinonen, M., Pääkkönen, J-P., Vahtera, E., Mikola, A., Setälä, O. & Vahala, R., 2015, In : Water Science and Technology. 72, 9, p. 1495-1504 10 p.

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131 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive control of an activated sludge process: an application to the Viikinmäki wastewater treatment plant

Mulas, M., Tronci, S., Corona, F., Haimi, H., Lindell, P., Heinonen, M., Vahala, R. & Baratti, R., 2015, In : Journal of Process Control. 35, p. 89-100

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Shall we use hardware sensor measurements or soft-sensor estimates? Case study in a full-scale WWTP

Haimi, H., Corona, F., Mulas, M., Sundell, L., Heinonen, M. & Vahala, R., 2015, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 72, 10/2015, p. 215-229

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Aallon vesitekniikan opetus uudistuu: kohti tulevaisuuden superosaajaa?

Keskinen, M. & Vahala, R., 2014, In : VESITALOUS. 55, 1, p. 9-10

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Biodegradation of ibuprofen, diclofenac and carbamazepine in nitrifying activated sludge under 12 degrees C temperature conditions

Kruglova, A., Ahlgren, P., Korhonen, N., Rantanen, P., Mikola, A. & Vahala, R., 15 Nov 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 499, p. 394-401 8 p.

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53 Citations (Scopus)

N2O emissions from secondary clarifiers and their contribution to the total emissions of the WWTP

Mikola, A., Heinonen, M., Kosonen, H., Leppänen, M., Rantanen, P. & Vahala, R., 2014, In : Water Science and Technology. 70, 4, p. 720-728

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Wasterwater analysis reveals regional variability in exposure to abused drugs and opioids in Finland

Vuori, E., Happonen, M., Gergov, M., Nenonen, T., Järvinen, A., Kerola, R. & Vahala, R., 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 487, p. 688-695

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37 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Data-derived soft-sensors for biological wastewater treatment plants: An overview

Haimi, H., Mulas, M., Corona, F. & Vahala, R., 2013, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 47, p. 88-107

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100 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring nitrate concentrations in the denitrifying post-filtration unit of a municipal wastewater treatment plant

Corona, F., Mulas, M., Haimi, H., Sundell, L., Heinonen, M. & Vahala, R., 2013, In : Journal of Process Control. 23, 2, p. 158-170

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23 Citations (Scopus)