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      Determination of thorium, uranium and potassium elemental concentrations in surface soils in Cyprus 

      Tzortzis, M.; Tsertos, Haralambos (2004)
      A comprehensive study was conducted to determine thorium, uranium and potassium elemental concentrations in surface soils throughout the accessible area of Cyprus using high-resolution γ-ray spectrometry. A total of 115 ...
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      Environmental side effects of pharmaceutical cocktails: what we know and what we should know 

      Vasquez, Marlen I.; Lambrianides, A.; Schneider, M.; Kümmerer, K.; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo (2014)
      Cocktails of pharmaceuticals are released in the environment after human consumption and due to the incomplete removal at the wastewater treatment plants. Pharmaceuticals are considered as contaminants of emerging concern ...
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      Experimental and theoretical studies on physico-chemical parameters affecting the solubility of phosphogypsum 

      Papanicolaou, F.; Antoniou, Stella; Pashalidis, Ioannis (2009)
      Phosphogypsum is a waste by-product of the phosphate fertilizer industry, which is usually disposed in the environment because of its restricted use in industrial applications. Physico-chemical conditions existing in stack ...
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      Feel the world: A mobile framework for participatory sensing 

      Phokas, T.; Efstathiades, Hariton; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2013)
      Nowadays, smartphones have almost replaced basic feature phones all over the world. Today's smartphones come equipped with an increasing set of embedded sensors, computational and communication resources. All these gave ...
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      Hindcast of oil-spill pollution during the Lebanon crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean, July-August 2006 

      Coppini, G.; De Dominicis, M.; Zodiatis, George; Lardner, R.; Pinardi, N.; Santoleri, R.; Colella, S.; Bignami, F.; Hayes, D. R.; Soloviev, D.; Georgiou, Georgios C.; Kallos, George B. (2011)
      MOON (Mediterranean Operational Oceanography Network http://www.moon-oceanforecasting.eu) provides near-real-time information on oil-spill detection (ocean color and SAR) and predictions [ocean forecasts (MFS and CYCOFOS) ...
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      The impact of remote sensing on the everyday lives of mobile users in urban areas 

      Kamilaris, Andreas; Pitsillides, Andreas (IEEE Computer Society, 2014)
      Increasing urbanism creates serious ambient problems that downgrade the quality of life of citizens. Environmental awareness may help people to take more informed decisions in their everyday lives, ensuring their health ...
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      Lessons learned from online social networking of physical things 

      Kamilaris, Andreas; Papadiomidous, D.; Pitsillides, Andreas (2011)
      Social networking is a core part of the global online experience. The Web 2.0 has been transformed into a social Web, extending the social capabilities of users. A big challenge for the Web is to become ubiquitous, blended ...
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      Radon levels in Cyprus 

      Sarrou, I.; Pashalidis, Ioannis (2003)
      Radon levels in atmospheric and aquatic systems in Cyprus have recently been measured using the radon monitor Alpha Guard. Indoor and outdoor radon levels were obtained in situ, whereas analysis of radon concentrations in ...
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      Redox chemistry of sulphate and uranium in a phosphogypsum tailings dump 

      Papanicolaou, F.; Antoniou, Stella; Pashalidis, Ioannis (2010)
      The present study aims to assess the effect of redox conditions existing within the tailings dump on the stability of phosphogypsum (e.g. sulphate reduction) and uranium(VI). Phosphogypsum sampling and in-situ measurements ...
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      A Web of Things based eco-system for urban computing - towards smarter cities 

      Kamilaris, Andreas; Pitsillides, Andreas; Prenafeta-Bold, F. X.; Ali, M. I. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
      Environmental awareness and knowledge may help people to take more informed decisions in their everyday lives, ensuring their health and safety. The Web of Things enables embedded sensors to become easily deployed in urban ...