Organization profile

organization profile

Products and services:


Develop and implement technologies for organic waste management
Develop and apply standardized and proprietary methodologies for the diagnosis and treatment of wastewater, both drinking and natural
Model and simulate air quality control systems
Analyze and evaluate the noise level in order to comply with the regulations
Designing soundproofing systems
Apply georeferenced information systems to solve territorial problems
Analyze and evaluate clean technologies in order to review water use efficiency and water footprint
Reuse and use of organic waste through composting techniques
To apply tools that allow the incorporation of environmental information to the processes of planning and territorial ordering in their formulation, execution and follow-up stages
Identification of land use and land cover with remote sensing
Delimitation of strategic ecosystems using GIS and remote sensing
Highly detailed 3D surface models
Control erosion and recover degraded soils through bioengineering techniques
Application of nanomaterials for the recovery of water contaminated with heavy metals

Lines of research declared by the group

1.Geomatics Applied to Natural Resources
2.Water quality and treatment alternatives
3.Water Resources -Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology
4.Environmental technologies for soil recovery and conservation
5.Air pollution and air quality
6.Environmental sustainability of the


  • Category Colciencias

Colciencias groups classification

  • A1 Group

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    Research Output

    Adsorption of Cadmium Using Biochars Produced from Agro-Residues

    López, J. E., Builes, S., Heredia Salgado, M. A., Tarelho, L. A. C., Arroyave, C., Aristizábal, A. & Chavez, E., 9 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 124, 27, p. 14592-14602 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Correction: Priorities and interactions of sustainable development goals (SDGs) with focus on wetlands. Water 2019, 11, 619 doi: 10.3390/w11030619

    Jaramillo, F., Desormeaux, A., Hedlund, J., Jawitz, J. W., Clerici, N., Piemontese, L., Rodríguez-Rodriguez, J. A., Anaya, J. A., Blanco-Libreros, J. F., Borja, S., Celi, J., Chalov, S., Chun, K. P., Cresso, M., Destouni, G., Dessu, S. B., Di Baldassarre, G., Downing, A., Espinosa, L., Ghajarnia, N. & 32 others, Girard, P., Gutiérrez, Á. G., Hansen, A., Hu, T., Jarsjö, J., Kalantari, Z., Labbaci, A., Licero-Villanueva, L., Livsey, J., Machotka, E., McCurley, K., Palomino-Ángel, S., Pietron, J., Price, R., Ramchunder, S. J., Ricaurte-Villota, C., Ricaurte, L. F., Dahir, L., Rodríguez, E., Salgado, J., Sannel, A. B. K., Santos, A. C., Seifollahi-Aghmiuni, S., Sjöberg, Y., Sun, L., Thorslund, J., Vigouroux, G., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Xu, D., Zamora, D., Ziegler, A. D. & Åhlén, I., 1 Jan 2020, In : Water (Switzerland). 12, 1, 88.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access

    Data for wetlandscapes and their changes around the world

    Ghajarnia, N., Destouni, G., Thorslund, J., Kalantari, Z., Ahlén, I., Anaya-Acevedo, J. A., Blanco-Libreros, J. F., Borja, S., Chalov, S., Chalova, A., Chun, K. P., Clerici, N., Desormeaux, A., Garfield, B. B., Girard, P., Gorelits, O., Hansen, A., Jaramillo, F., Jarsjö, J., Labbaci, A. & 15 others, Livsey, J., Maneas, G., Pisarello, K. M. C., Palomino-Ángel, S., Pietroń, J., Price, R. M., Rivera-Monroy, V. H., Salgado, J., Britta, A., Seifollahi-Aghmiuni, S., Sjöberg, Y., Terskii, P., Vigouroux, G., Licero-Villanueva, L. & Zamora, D., 13 May 2020, In : Earth System Science Data. 12, 2, p. 1083-1100 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Student theses


    Author: Buitrago Zuluaga, É. Y. & López Pérez, J. F., 2017

    Supervisor: López Pérez, J. F. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis or clinic specialization