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  1. García-Seoane R., Fernández J.A., Varela Z., Real C., Boquete M.T., Aboal J.R. (2019). Sampling optimization for biomonitoring metal pollution with marine macroalgae. Environmental Pollution 255, 113349.
  2. Munzi S., Varela Z., Paoli L. (2019). Is the length of the drying period critical for photosynthesis reactivation in lichen and moss components of biological soil crusts? Journal of Arid Environments 166, 86-90.
  3. Debén S, Aboal J.R., P Giráldez, Varela Z., Fernández J.A. (2019). Developing a Biotechnological Tool for Monitoring Water Quality: In Vitro Clone Culture of the Aquatic Moss Fontinalis Antipyretica. Water 11 (1), 145.
  4. Varela, Z., López-Sánchez, G., Yáñez, M., Pérez, C., Fernández, J. A., Matos, P., Branquinho, C., & Aboal, J.R. (2018). Changes in epiphytic lichen diversity are associated with air particulate matter levels: The case study of urban areas in Chile. Ecological Indicators, 91, 307-314.
  5. Varela Z., Debén S., Saxena D., Aboal J.R., Fernández J.A. (2018). Levels of antioxidant compound glutathione in moss from industrial areas. Atmosphere 9 (7), 284.
  6. Seoane, R. G., Río, Z. V., Ocaña, A. C., Escribano, J. Á. F., & Viñas, J. R. A. (2018). Selection of tawny owl (Strix aluco) flight feather shaft for biomonitoring As, Cd and Pb pollution. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-6.
  7. García-Seoane, R., Varela, Z., Carballeira, A., Aboal, J. R., & Fernández, J. A. (2017). Temporal trends in mercury concentrations in raptor flight feathers stored in an environmental specimen bank in Galicia (NW Spain) between 2000 and 2013. Ecotoxicology, 26(2), 196-201.
  8. Río, Z. V., Aranda, S. C., Pérez, B. E., Medina, N. G., & Seoane, T. B. (2017). Empleo de criptógamas como herramienta ecológica de biomonitorización de nitrógeno en la península ibérica. Revista Ecosistemas, 26(1), 45-54.
  9. Di Palma, A., Crespo Pardo, D., Spagnuolo, V., Adamo, P., Bargagli, R., Cafasso D., Capozzi, F., Aboal, J.R., González, A.G., Pokrovsky, O., Beike, A.K., Reski, R., Tretiach, M., Varela, Z., Giordano, S., (2016). Molecular and chemical characterization of a Sphagnum palustre clone: Key steps towards a standardized and sustainable moss bag technique. Ecological Indicators 71, 388-397.
  10. Varela, Z., García-Seoane, R., Fernández, J. A., Carballeira, A., & Aboal, J. R. (2016) Study of temporal trends in mercury concentrations in the primary flight feathers of Strix aluco. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 130, 199-206/2016.
  11. Capozzi, F., Giordano, S., Aboal, J. R., Adamo, P., Bargagli, R., Boquete, T., Steinbauer, K. Tretiach, M., Varela, Z., Zechmeister, H., Fernández, J.A. (2016). Best options for the exposure of traditional and innovative moss bags: A systematic evaluation in three European countries. Environmental Pollution, 214, 362-373/ 2016.
  12. Varela, Z., García-Seoane, R., Arróniz-Crespo M., Carballeira, A., Fernández, J.A., Aboal, J.R. (2016). Evaluation of the use of moss transplants (Pseudoscleropodium purum) for biomonitoring different types of nitrogen pollution. Environmental Pollution, 213/841-849.
  13. Ares, A., Varela, Z., Aboal, J.R, Carballeira, A., Fernández, J.A (2015). Active biomonitoring with the moss Pseudoscleropodium purum: comparison between different types of transplants and bulk deposition. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 120: 74-79.
  14. Varela, Z., Fernández, J.A., Real, C., Carballeira, A., Aboal, J.R., (2015). Influence of the physicochemical characteristics of pollutants on their uptake in moss. Atmospheric Environment 192: 130-135.
  15. Varela, Z., Aboal, J.R., Carballeira, A., Real, C., Fernández, J.A. (2014). Use of a moss biomonitoring method to compile emission inventories for small-scale industries. Journal of Hazardous Materials 475: 72-78.
  16. Varela, Z., Roiloa, S.R., Fernández, J.A., Retuerto, R., Carballeira, A., Aboal, J.R. (2013). Physiological and growth responses of transplants of the moss Pseudoscleropodium purum to atmospheric pollutants. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 224:1753.
  17. Varela, Z., Aboal, J.R., Carballeira, A., Rey-Asensio, A., Fernández, J.A. (2013). Establishing reference values of spectral reflectance indices transplants of Pseudoscleropodium purum for its use in atmospheric biomonitoring. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 91: 345-348.
  18. Varela, Z., Carballeira, A., Fernández, J.A., Carballeira, A. (2013). On the use of epigaeic mosses to biomonitor atmospheric deposition of nitrogen. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 64(4): 562-572.
  19. Varela, Z., Aboal, J.R., Real, C., Fernández, J.A., Carballeira, A. (2011). Determination of the optimal size of areas to be sampled by use of the moss biomonitoring technique. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 65(1): 37-48.

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