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Scientific articles

Here you will find our scientific articles published in recent years.

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Andersson, R, Norrman, J, Back, PE, Söderqvist, T: What’s the point? The contribution of a sustainability view in contaminated site remediation. Science of the Total Environment, 2018, vol 630, pp 103-116.

Campos Pereira, H, Ullberg, M, Berggren Kleja, D, Gustafsson, JP, Ahrens, L: Sorption of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) to an organic soil horizon – Effect of cation composition and pH. Chemosphere, 2018, vol 207, pp 183-191.

Göransson, G, Norrman, J, Larson, M: Contaminated landslide runout deposits in rivers – Method for estimating long-term ecological risks. Science of The Total Environment, 2018, vol 642, pp 553-566.

Löv, Å, Cornelis, G, Larsbo, M, Persson, I, Sjöstedt, C, Gustafsson, JP, Boye, K, Kleja, DB: Particle- and colloid-facilitated pH transport in four historically contaminated soils – Speciation and effect of irrigation intensity. Applied Geochemistry, 2018, vol 96, pp 327-338.

Sjöstedt, C, Löv, Å, Olivecrona, Z, Boye, K, Kleja, DB: Improved geochemical modeling of lead solubility in contaminated soils by considering colloidal fractions and solid phase EXAFS speciation. Applied Geochemistry, 2018, vol 92, pp 110-120.

Van Well, L, van der Keur, P, Harjanne, A, Pagneux, E, Perrels, A, Henrikssen, HJ: Resilience to natural hazards An analysis of territorial governance in the Nordic countries. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2018, vol 31, pp 1283-1293.


Löv, Å, Sjöstedt, C, Larsbo, M, Persson, I, Gustafsson, JP, Cornelis, G, Kleja, DB: Solubility and transport of Cr(III) in a historically contaminated soil – Evidence of a rapidly reacting dimeric Cr(III) organic matter complex. Chemosphere, 2017, vol 189, pp 709-716.
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Pfaffhuber, AA, Persson, L, Lysdahl, AOK, Kåsin, K, Anschütz, H, Bastani, M, Bazin, S, Löfroth, H: Integrated scanning for quick clay with AEM and ground based investigations. First Break, 2017, vol 35, no 8, pp 73-79.

Smethurst, JA, Smith, A, Uhlemann, S, Wooff, C, Chambers, J, Hughes, P, Lenart, S, Saroglou, H, Springman, SM, Löfroth, H, Hughes, D: Current and future role of instrumentation and monitoring in the performance of transport infrastructure slopes. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 2017, vol 50, pp 271-286.
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Tiberg, C, Bendz, D, Theorin, G, Kleja, DB: Evaluating solubility of Zn, Pb, Cu and Cd in pyrite cinder using leaching tests and geochemical modelling. Applied Geochemistry, 2017, vol 85, pp 106-117.
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Vesterberg, B, Bertilsson, R, Löfroth, H: Photographic feature: Monitoring of negative porewater pressure in silt slopes. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 2017, vol 50, pp 245-248.
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Vestin, J, Nordmark, D, Arm, M, Lind, BB, Lagerkvist, A: Biofuel ash in road stabilization – lessons learned from six years of field testing, Transportation Geotechnics, 2018, vol 14, pp 146-156.
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Arm, M, Wik, O, Engelsen, CJ, Erlandsson, M, Hjelmar, O, Wahlström, M: How does the European recovery target for construction & demolition waste affect resource management? Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2017, vol 8, no 5, pp 1491-1504.
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Augustsson, A, Åström, M, Bergbäck, B, Elert, M, Höglund, LO, Kleja, DB: High metal reactivtivty and environmental risks at a site contaminated by glass waste. Chemosphere, 2016, vol 154, pp 434-443.
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Bernander, S, Kullingsjö, A, Gylland, AS, Bengtsson, PE, Knutsson, S, Pusch, R, Olofsson, J, Elfgren, L: Downhill progressive landslides in long natural slopes. Triggering agents and landslide phases modeled with a finite difference method. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2016, vol 53, no 10, pp 1565-1582.
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Enell, A, Andersson-Sköld, Y, Vestin, J, Wagelmans, M: Risk management and regeneration of brownfields using bioenergy crops. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 2016, vol 16, no 3, pp 987-1000.
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Enell, A, Lundstedt, S, Arp, HPH, Josefsson, S, Cornelissen, G, Wik, O, Berggren Kleja, D: Combining leaching and passive sampling to measure the mobility and distribution between porewater, DOC and Colloids of Native Oxy-PAHs, N-PACs and PAHs in historically contaminated soil. Environmental Science & Technology, 2016, vol 50, no 21, pp 11797–11805.
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Frogner-Kockum, P, Göransson, P, Åslund, H, Ländell, M, Stevens, R, Tengberg, A, Göransson, G, Ohlsson, Y: Metal contaminant fluxes across the sediment water interface. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2016, vol 111, no 1-2, pp 321-329.
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Frogner-Kockum, P, Lindqvist, JE: Long-term performance of MSWI bottom ash in a test road construction. International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering and Technology, 2016, vol 7, no 1, pp 38-49.

Kleja, DB, Nakata, S, Persson, I, Gustafsson, JP: Silver(I) binding properties of organic soil materials are different from those of isolated humic substances. Environmental Science & Technology, 2016, vol 50, no 14, pp 7453-7460.
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Makusa, GP, Macsik, J, Holm, G, Knutsson, S: A laboratory test study on effect of freeze-thaw cycling on strength and hydraulic conductivity of high water content stabilized dredged sediments. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2016, vol 53, no 6, pp 1038-1045.
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Stiernström, S, Wik, O, Bendz, D: Evaluation of frameworks for ecotoxicological hazard classification of waste. Waste Management, 2016, vol 58, pp 14-24.
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Tiberg, C, Kumpiene, J, Gustafsson, JP, Marsz, A, Persson, I, Mench, M, Kleja, DB: Immobilization of Cu and As in two contaminated soils with zero-valent iron – Long-term performance and mechanisms. Applied Geochemistry, 2016, vol 57, pp 144-152.
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Andersson-Sköld, Y, Suer, P, Helgesson, H, Bergman, R: Sustainable decisions on the agenda – a decision support tool and its application on climate change adaptation. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 2016, vol 21, no 1, pp 85-104.
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Enell, A, Andersson-Sköld, Y, Vestin, J, Wagelmans, M: Risk management and regeneration of brownfields using bioenergy crops. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 2016, vol 16, no 3, pp 987-1000.
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Gaspar, L, Stryk, J, Marchtrenker, S, De Bel, R, Thogersen, F, Sedran, T, Fifer-Bizjak, K, Hellman, F, Åhnberg, H, McNally, C, Arm, M: Recycling reclaimed road material in hydraulically bound layer. Institution of Civil Engineers. Transport. Proceedings, 2015, vol 168, no 3, pp 276-287.
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Hedberg, J, Geranmayeh Oromieh, A, Berggren Kleja, D, Odnevall Wallinder, I: Sorption and dissolution of bare and coated silver nanoparticles in soil suspensions - Influence of soil and particle characteristics. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A, 2015, vol 50, no 9, pp 891-900.

Josefsson, S, Arp, HPH, Berggren Kleja, D, Enell, A, Lundstedt, S: Determination of polyoxymethylene (POM) – water partition coefficients for oxy-PAHs and PAHs. Chemosphere, 2015, vol 119, pp 1268-1274.
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Kitazume, M, Grisolia, M, Leder, E, Marzano, IP, Correia, AAS, Venda Oliveira, PJ, Åhnberg, H, Andersson, M: Applicability of molding procedures in laboratory mix tests for quality control and assurance of the deep mixing method. Soils and Foundations, 2015, vol 55, no 4, pp 761-777.
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Larsson, MM, D'Amato, M, Cubadda, F, Raggi, A, Öborn, I, Berggren Kleja, D, Gustafsson, JP: Long-term fate and transformations of vanadium in a pine forest soil with added converter lime. Geoderma, 2015,vol 259-260, pp 271-278.
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Norrman, J, Sparrenbom, CJ, Berg, M, Dang Duc Nhan, Jacks, G, Harms-Ringdahl, P, Pham Quy Nhan, Rosqvist, H: Tracing sources of ammonium in reducing groundwater in a well field in Hanoi (Vietnam) by means of stable nitrogen isotope (delta15N) values. Applied Geochemistry, 2015, vol 61, pp 248-258.
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Rosén, L, Back, PE, Söderqvist, T, Norrman, J, Brinkhoff, P, Norberg, T, Volchko, Y, Norin, M, Bergknut, M, Döberl, G: SCORE: A novel multi-criteria decision analysis approach to assessing the sustainability of contaminated land remediation. Science of the Total Environment, 2015, vol 511, pp 621-638.
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Söderqvist, T, Brinkhoff, P, Norberg, T, Rosén, L, Back, PE, Norrman, J: Cost-benefit analysis as a part of sustainability assessment of remediation alternatives for contaminated land. Journal of Environmental Management, 2015, vol 157, pp 267-278.
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Westerberg, B, Müller, R, Larsson, S: Evaluation of undrained shear strength of Swedish fine-grained sulphide soils. Engineering Geology, 2015, vol 188, pp 77-87.
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Andersson-Sköld, Y, Falemo, S, Tremblay, M: Development of methodology for quantitative landslide risk assessment – Example Göta river valley. Natural Science, 2014, vol 6, no 3, pp 130-143. DOI link

Arm, M, Vestin, J, Lind, BB, Lagerkvist, A, Nordmark, D, Hallgren, P: Pulp mill fly ash for stabilization of low-volume unpaved forest roads – field performance. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 2014, vol 41, no 11, pp 955-963. DOI link

Arp, HPH, Lundstedt, S, Josefsson, S, Cornelissen, G, Enell, A, Allard, AS, Berggren Kleja, D: Native Oxy-PAHs, N-PACs, and PAHs in historically contaminated soils from Sweden, Belgium, and France: Their soil-porewater partitioning behavior, bioaccumulation in Enchytraeus crypticus, and bioavailability. Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, vol 48, no 19, pp 11187–11195. DOI link

Bjurström, H, Lind, BB, Lagerkvist, A: Unburned carbon in combustion residues from solid biofuels. Fuel, 2014, vol 117, pp 890-899. DOI link

Gustafsson, JP, Persson, I, Oromieh, AG, van Schaik, JWJ, Sjöstedt, C, Berggren Kleja, D: Chromium(III) complexation to natural organic matter: Mechanisms and modelling. Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, vol 48, no 3, pp 1752-1761. DOI link

Göransson, G, Larson, M, Althage, J: Ship-generated and induced turbidity in the river Göta Älv, Sweden. ASCE. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 2014, vol 140 no 3, 04014004. DOI link

Göransson, G, Norrman, J, Larson, M, Alén, C, Rosén, L: A methodology for estimating risks associated with landslide of contaminated material into rivers. Science of The Total Environment, 2014, vol 472, pp 481-495. DOI link

Hamels, F, Maleve, J, Sonnet, P, Berggren Kleja, D, Smolders, E: Phytotoxicity of trace metals in spiked and field-contaminated soils: Linking soil-extractable metals with toxicity. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2014, vol 33, no 11, pp 2479-2487. DOI link

Nordmark, D, Vestin, J, Lagerkvist, A, Lind, BB, Arm, M, Hallgren, P: Geochemical behavior of a gravel road upgraded with wood fly ash. ASCE. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 2014, vol 140, no 10, 05014002. DOI link

Stiernström, S, Enell, A, Wik, O, Borg, H, Breitholtz, M: An ecotoxicological evaluation of aged bottom ash for use in constructions. Waste Management. 2014, vol 34, no 1, pp 86-92. DOI link

Stiernström, S, Enell, A, Wik, O, Hemström, K, Breitholtz, M: Influence of leaching conditions for ecotoxicological classification of ash. Waste Management, vol 34, no 2, pp 421-429. DOI link

Suer, P, Wik, O, Erlandsson, M: Reuse and recycle — Considering the soil below constructions. Science of The Total Environment, 2014, vol 485-486, pp 792-797. DOI link

Xu, J, Berggren Kleja, D, Biester, H, Lagerkvist, A, Kumpiene, J: Influence of particle size distribution, organic carbon, pH and chlorides on washing of mercury contaminated soil. Chemosphere, 2014, vol 109, pp 99-105. DOI link

Åkesson, M, Bendz, D, Carlsson, C, Sparrenbom, C, Kreuger, J: Modelling pesticide transport in a shallow groundwater catchment using tritium and helium-3 data. Applied Geochemistry, 2014, vol 50, pp 231-239. DOI link


Andersson-Sköld, Y, Bergman, R, Johansson, M, Persson, E, Nyberg, L: Landslide risk management – A brief overview and example from Sweden of current situation and climate change. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2013, vol 3, pp 44-61. DOI link

Dahlin, T, Löfroth, H, Schälin, D, Suer, P: Mapping of quick clay using geoelectrical imaging and CPTU-resistivity. Near Surface Geophysics, 2013, vol 11, no 6, pp 659-670. DOI link

Göransson, G, Larson, M, Bendz, D: Variation in turbidity with precipitation and flow in a regulated river system – River Göta Älv, SW Sweden. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, HESS, 2013, vol 17, no 7, pp 2529-2542. Link to full-text

Müller, R, Larsson S, Westerberg, B: Stability for a high embankment founded on sulphide clay. Institution of Civil Engineers. Geotechnical Engineering. Proceedings, 2013, vol 166, no 1, pp 31-48. DOI link

Stiernström, S, Lindé, M, Hemström, K, Wik, O, Ytreberg, E, Bengtsson, BE, Breitholtz, M: Improved understanding of key elements governing the toxicity of energy ash eluates. Waste Management, 2013, vol 33, no 4, pp 842-849. DOI link

Thögersen, F, Gregoire, C, Stryk, J, Hornych, P, Descantes, Y, Chazallone, C, Blasl, A, Broere, P, Bizjak, KF, Hellman, F, Arm, M: Recycling of road materials into new unbound road layers – main practice in selected European countries. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2013, vol 14, no 2, pp 438–444. DOI link

Åkesson, M, Sparrenbom, CJ, Carlsson, C, Kreuger, J: Statistical screening for descriptive parameters for pesticide occurrence in a shallow groundwater catchment. Journal of Hydrology, 2013, vol 477, pp 165-174. DOI link


Göransson, G, Larson, M, Bendz, D, Åkesson, M: Mass transport of contaminated soil released into surface water by landslides (Göta River, SW Sweden). Hydrology and Earth Science Systems, HESS, 2012, vol 16, pp 1879-1893. Link to full-text (PDF, 4.34 MB)

Jonsson, AC, Hjerpe, M, Andersson-Sköld, Y, Glaas, E, André, Simonsson, L: Cities´capacity to manage climate vulnerability: experiences from participatory vulnerability assessments in the lower Göta Älv catchment, Sweden. Local Environment. The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 2012, vol 17, no 6-7, pp 735-750. DOI link

Norström, SH, Bylund, D, Vestin, JLK, Lundström, US: Initial effects of wood ash application to soil and soil solution chemistry in a small, boreal catchment. Geoderma, 2012, vol 187-188, pp 85-93. DOI link

von Hagke, C, Cederbom, CE, Oncken, O, Stöckli, DF, Rahn, MK, Schlunegger, F: Linking the northern Alps with their foreland: The latest exhumation history resolved by low-temperature thermochronology. Tectonics, 2012, vol 31, no 5.


Andersson-Sköld, Y: Reviewing Rejuvenate. International Innovation, 2011, no 4, pp 59-61. Arm, M, Suer, P, Arvidsson, H, Lindqvist, JE: Technical and environmental long-term properties of industrial residues - summary of field and laboratory investigations. Waste Management, 2011, vol 31, no 1, pp 101-107. DOI link

 Bardos, RP, Bone, B, Andersson-Sköld, Y, Suer, P, Track, T, Wagelmans, M: Crop-based systems for sustainable risk-based land management for economically marginal damaged land. Remediation Journal, 2011, vol 21, no 4, pp 11-33. DOI-länk

Cederbom, CE, van der Beek, P, Schlunegger, F, Sinclair, HD, Oncken, O: Rapid extensive erosion of the North Alpine foreland basin at 5-4 Ma. Basin Research, 2011, vol 23, no 5, pp 528-550.

Degago, SA, Grimstad, G, Jostad, HP, Nordal, S, Olsson, M: Use and misuse of the isotache concept with respect to creep hypotheses A and B. Geotechnique, vol 61, no 10, pp 897-908. DOI link

Gustafsson, JP, Tiberg, C, Edkymish, A, Berggren Kleja, DB: Modelling lead (II) sorption to ferrihydrite and soil orgranic matter. Environmental Chemistry, 2011, vol 8, no 5, pp 485-492. DOI link

Norström, SH, Bylund, D, Vestin, JLK, Lundström, US: Initial effects of wood ash application on the stream water chemistry in a boreal catchment in central Sweden. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 2011, vol 221, no 1-4, pp 123-136. DOI link

Stiernström, S, Hemström, K, Wik, O, Carlsson, G, Bengtsson, BE, Breitholtz, M: An ecotoxicological approach for hazard identification of energy ash. Waste Management, 2011, vol 31, no 2, pp 342-352. DOI link

Suer, P, Andersson-Sköld, Y: Biofuel or excavation – Life cycle assessment (LCA) of soil remediation options. Biomass and Bioenergy, 2011, vol 35, no 2, pp 969-981. DOI link    

Åhnberg, H: Assessment of stabilised soil strength by geophysical methods. Ground Improvement, 2011, vol 164, no 3, pp 109-116. DOI link


Glaas, E, Jonsson, A, Hjerpe, M, Andersson-Sköld, Y: Managing climate vulnerabilities: Formal institutions and knowledge use as determinanats of adaptive capacity at the local level in Sweden. Local Environment, 2010, vol 15, no 6, pp 525-539. DOI link 


Göransson, GI, Bendz, D, Larson, PM: Combining landslide and contaminant risk: a preliminary assessment. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 2009. vol 9, no 1, pp 33-45.

Lundström, K, Larsson, R, Dahlin, T: Mapping of quick clay formations using geotechnical and geophysical data. Landslides, 2009, vol 6, no 1, pp 1-15.

Olsson, S, Gustafsson, JP, Berggren Kleja, D, Bendz, D, Persson, I: Metal leaching from MSWI bottom ash as affected by salt or dissolved organic matter. Waste Management, 2009, vol 29, no 2, pp 506-512.

Suer, P, Hallberg, N, Carlsson, C, Bendz, D, Holm, G: Biogrouting compared to jet grouting: Environmental (LCA) and economical assessment. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A, 2009, vol 44, no 4, pp 346-353.

Suer, P, Andersson-Sköld, Y, Andersson, JE: Local gain, global loss – the environmental cost of action. In Advances in applied bioremediation. Soil Biology; 17 (Springer) 2009, pp 21-34. DOI link       

Suer, P, Lindqvist, JE, Arm, M, Frogner-Kockum, P: Reproducing ten years of road ageing – Accelerated carbonation and leaching of EAF steel slag. Science of the Total Environment, 2009, vol 407, no 18, pp 5110-5118. DOI link     

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