an official journal of: published by:
Editor in Chief: RAFFAELLO COSSU


  • Alessandra Bonoli - Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Italy
  • Nicoletta Dolci - Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna / Technical Unit for Waste Management (NU.TE.R), University of Bologna, Italy
  • Eleonora Foschi - Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Italy
  • Francesco Lalli - Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Italy
  • Daria Prandstraller - Technical Unit for Waste Management (NU.TE.R), University of Bologna, Italy
  • Sara Zanni - Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Italy


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Copyright: © 2018 CISA Publisher


Editorial History

  • Received: 30 Jun 2018
  • Revised: 12 Oct 2018
  • Accepted: 07 Dec 2018
  • Available online: 21 Dec 2018


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