Manjarrés-López D.P,  Vitale D, Callejas-Martos S, Usuriaga M, Picó Y, Pérez S, Montemurro, N. An effective method for the simultaneous extraction of 173 contaminants of emerging concern in freshwater invasive species and its application. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-023-04974-3

Picó Y, Campo J, Alfarhan AH, El-Sheikh MA, Barceló D. Wild and ruderal plants as bioindicators of global urban pollution by air, water and soil in Riyadh and Abha, Saudi Arabia. Science of The Total Environment 888, 164166

Soriano Y, Alvarez-Ruiz R, Clokey J, Gorji S, Kaserzon S, Picó Y. Determination of Organic Contaminants in L´ Albufera National Park Using Microporous Polyethylene Tube Passive Samplers: An Environmental Risk Assessment. Science of The Total Environment 903, 166594

Soursou V, Campo J, Picó Y. A critical review of the novel analytical methods for the determination of microplastics in sand and sediment samples. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry 166, 117190

Campo J, Vitale D, Sadutto D, Vera-Herrera L, Picó Y. Estimation of legal and illegal drugs consumption in Valencia City (Spain): 10 years of monitoring. Water Research 240, 120082

Barceló D, Picó P, Alfarhan, AH. Microplastics: Detection in human samples, cell line studies, and health impacts. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 101, 104204

Morales-Suárez-Varela M, Peraita-Costa I, Perales-Marín A, Marcos Puig B, Llopis-Morales J, Picó P. Effect of Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet on Maternal Iron Related Biochemical Parameters during Pregnancy and Gestational Weight Gain. Life 13, 1138

Picó Y, Barceló D. Microplastics and other emerging contaminants in the environment after COVID-19 pandemic: the need of global reconnaissance studies. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health 33, 100468

Bellver-Domingo A, Fuentes R, Hernández-Sancho F, Hernandez-Sacho F. Carmona E, Picó Y, Hernandez_Chover V. MCDA-DEA approach to construct a composite indicator for effluents from WWTPs considering the influence of PPCPs. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 30, 47234–47247

Vitale D, Spinelli A, Picó Y. Microplastics Detected in Sediments and Rocks Substrate of Marine Areas with Ghost Nets. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 11, 750

Ginebreda A, Barceló D, Picó Y, Carrascal M, Abián J. Environmental proteomics: a potential tool in wastewater-based epidemiology. Water Emerging Contaminants and Nanoplastics 2, 6

Eid EM, Hussain AA, Alamri SAM, Alrumman SA, Shaltout KH; El-Bebani AF, Ahmed MT, Al-Bakre DA, Alfarham AH, Picó Y, Barceló D. Prediction Models Based on Soil Characteristics for Evaluation of the Accumulation Capacity of Nine Metals by Forage Sorghum Grown in Agricultural Soils Treated with Varying Amounts of Poultry Manure. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 110, 40.

Soursou V, Campo J, Picó Y. Revisiting the analytical determination of PAHs in environmental samples: An update on recent advances. Trends in Environmental Analytical Chemistry 37, e00195.

Andreu V, Pascual-Aguilar JA, Picó Y. El riesgo para la biota debido a la presencia de contaminantes en el Turia. In: Barba Campos, E (ed) La biodiversidad valenciana ante el reto del cambio global, Universitat de València, pp. 97-119, 978-84-9133-555-9.

Vitale D, Andreu V, Picó Y. Identifying Emerging Pollutants Using Non-target or Wide-Screening Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. In: Núñez-Delgado A, Arias-Estévez M. (eds) Emerging Pollutants in Sewage Sludge and Soils. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol 114. Springer, Cham., pp. 209-223.

Picó Y, Campo J. Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Chemistry. Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol 119. Springer, Cham.

Picó Y, Campo J. An Overview of the State-of-the-Art: Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environment. In: Picó, Y., Campo, J. (eds) Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Chemistry. Handbook of Environmental Chemistry vol 119. Springer, Cham., pp. 1-23.

Picó Y, Barceló D. Isotopic Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental ChemistryIn: Picó, Y., Campo, J. (eds) Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Chemistry. Handbook of Environmental Chemistry vol 119. Springer, Cham., 99-125.

Campo J, Picó Y. Thermal Desorption and Pyrolysis Combined with Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Chemistry. In: Picó, Y., Campo, J. (eds) Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Chemistry. Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol 119. Springer, Cham., pp 225-248.


Agathokleous E, Barceló D, Aschner M, Azevedo RA, Bhatacharya P, Constantini D, Cutler GC, De Marco A, Doncea AO, Dórea JG, Duke FO, Efferth T, Fatta-Kassinos T, Fotopoulos V, Ginebreda A, Guedes RNC, Hayes AV, Lavicoli I, Kalanzi OI, Koike T, Kouretas D, Kumar M, Manautou JE, Moore MN, Paoletti E, Peñuelas J, Picó Y, Reiter RJ, Rezaee R, Rinklebe J, Rocha-Santos E, Sicard P, Sonne C, Teaf C, Tsatsakis A, Vardavas AI, Wang W, Zeng EI, Calabrese EJ. Rethinking Subthreshold Effects in Regulatory Chemical Risk AssessmentsEnvironmental Science & Technology 56 (16), 11095-11099.

Campo J, Picó Y. Perfluorinated Substances. In: Fontanals N, Marce RM (eds) Analytical methods for environmental contaminants of emerging concern, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, pp. 187-222. ISBNN: 9781119763895.

Cuñat A, Álvarez-Ruiz R, Morales Suarez-Varela MM, Picó Y. Suspected-screening assessment of the occurrence of organic compounds in sewage sludge.Journal of Environmental Management 308, 114587.

Picó Y, Barceló D. Micro (Nano) plastic analysis: a green and sustainable perspective.Journal of Hazardous Materials 6, 100058.

Picó Y, Manzoor I, Soursou V, Barceló D. Microplastics in water, from treatment process to drinking water: analytical methods and potential health effects.Water Emerging Contaminants & Nanoplatics 1 (3),13.

Sanna G, Ciulu M, Picó Y, Spano N, Tuberoso CIG. Progress in Analytical Methods for the Characterization, Quality and Safety of the Beehive Products. MDPI Books, ISBN 978-3-0365-4134-1; ISBN 978-3-0365-4133-4.

Vera-Herrera L, Araujo CVM, Cordero-de-Castro A, Blasco J, Picó Y. Assessing the colonization by Daphnia magna of pesticide-disturbed habitats (chlorpyrifos, terbuthylazine and their mixtures) and the behavioral and neurotoxic effects.Environmental Pollution 311, 119983.


Vera-Herrera L, Sadutto D, Picó Y. Non-Occupational Exposure to PesticidesExperimental Approaches and Analytical Techniques (from 2019). Molecules 26, 3688.

Eid EM, Shaltout KH, Alamri SAM, Alrumman SA, Hussain AA, Sewelam N, El-Bebany AF, Alfarhan AH, Picó Y, Barcelo, D. Prediction models based on soil properties for evaluating the uptake of eight heavy metals by tomato plant (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) grown in agricultural soils amended with sewage sludge. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9, 105977

Picó Y, Barceló D. Mass spectrometry in wastewater-based epidemiology for the determination of small and large molecules as biomarkers of exposure: toward a global view of environment and human health under the covid-19 outbreak. ACS Omega 6 (46), 30865-30872.

Picó Y, Barceló D. Identification of biomarkers in Wastewater-based epidemiology epidemiology: main approaches and analytical methods. TrAC – Trends in Analytical Chemistry 145, 116465.

Gallo V, Tomai P, Di Lisio V, Dal Bosco C, D’Angelo P,Fanali C, D’Orazio G, Silvestro I, Picó Y, Gentili A. Application of a Low Transition Temperature Mixture for the Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Microextraction of Illicit Drugs from Urine Samples. Molecules 26 (17), 5222.

Alvarez-Ruiz R, Hawker D. W., Mueller J. F., Gallen M., Kaserzon S., Picó Y., McLachlan M. S. Postflood monitoring in a subtropical estuary and bechmarking with PFASs allows measurement of chemical persistence on the scale of months. Environmental Science and Technology 55 (21), 14607-14616.

Alvarez-Ruiz R, Picó Y, Campo J. Corrigendum to “Bioaccumulation of emerging contaminants in mussel(Mytilus galloprovincialis): Influence ofmicroplastics” [Sci. Total Environ. 796 (2021) 149006. Science of the Total Environment 801, 149673.

Alvarez-Ruiz R, Picó Y, Campo J. Bioaccumulation of emerging contaminants in mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis): Influence of microplastics. Science of the Total Environment 796, 149006.

Alvarez-Ruiz R, Picó Y, Campo J. Development of multi-residue extraction procedures using QuEChERS and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry for the determination of different types of organic pollutants in mussel. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 413, 4063-4076.

Alvarez-Ruiz R, Picó Y, Campo J. Multi-residue extraction to determine organic pollutants in mussel hemolymph. Journal of Separation Science 44, 1641-1651.

Bijlsma L, Picó Y, Andreu V, Celma A, Estévez-Danta A, González-Mariño I, et al .. The embodiment of wastewater data for the estimation of illicit drug consumption in Spain. Science of the Total Environment 772 , 144794.

Calvo S, Romo S, Soria J, Picó Y. Pesticide contamination in water and sediment of the aquatic systems of the Natural Park of the Albufera of Valencia (Spain) during the rice cultivation period. Science of the Total Environment 774 , 145009.

Eid EM, Shaltout KH, Almuqrin AH, Aloraini DA, Khedher KM, Taher MA, et al. Uptake prediction of nine heavy metals by Eichhornia crassipes grown in irrigation canals: A biomonitoring approach. Science of the Total Environment 782 , 146887.

Picó Y, Barceló D. Analysis of micro and nanoplastics: How green are the methodologies used? Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry , 100503.

Picó Y, Campo J, Alfarhan AH, El-Sheikh MA, Barceló D. A reconnaissance study of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, perfluoroalkyl substances and organophosphorus flame retardants in the aquatic environment, wild plants and vegetables of two Saudi Arabia urban areas: Environmental and human health risk assessment. Science of the Total Environment 776 , 145843.

Picó Y, Soursou V, Alfarhan AH, El-Sheikh MA, Barceló D. First evidence of microplastics occurrence in mixed surface and treated wastewater from two major Saudi Arabian cities and assessment of their ecological risk. Journal of Hazardous Materials 416 , 125747.

Sadutto D, Andreu V, Ilo T, Akkanen J, Picó Y. Dataset of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in a Mediterranean coastal wetland. Data in Brief 36 , 106934.

Vitale D, Morales Suárez-Varela M, Picó Y. Wastewater-based epidemiology, a tool to bridge biomarkers of exposure, contaminants, and human health. Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health twenty 20, 100229.

Vitale D, Picó Y, Álvarez-Ruiz R. Determination of organic pollutants in Anguilla anguilla by liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS / MS). MethodsX 8 , 101342.

Sadutto D, Andreu V, Ilo T, Akkanen J, Picó Y. Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in a Mediterranean coastal wetland: Impact of anthropogenic and spatial factors and environmental risk assessment. Environmental Pollution 271: 116353.

González-Mariño, I., L. Ares, R. Montes, R. Rodil, R. Cela, E. López-García, C. Postigo, M.L. de Alda, E. Pocurull, R.M. Marcé, L. Bijlsma, F. Hernández, Y. Picó, V. Andreu, A. Rico, Y. Valcárcel, M. Miró, N. Etxebarria, and J.B. Quintana. Assessing population exposure to phthalate plasticizers in thirteen Spanish cities through the analysis of wastewater Journal of Hazardous Materials 401:123272.


Barcelo D, Pico Y. Case studies of macro- and microplastics pollution in coastal waters and rivers: Is there a solution with new removal technologies and policy actions? Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering 2: 100019.

López-García E, Pérez-López C, Postigo C, Andreu V, Bijlsma L, González-Mariño I, et al. Assessing alcohol consumption through wastewater-based epidemiology: Spain as a case study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 215: 108241.

Picó Y. Chromatography–mass spectrometry: Recent evolution and current trends in environmental science. Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health 18: 47-53.

Calvo-Agudo M, González-Cabrera J, Sadutto D, Picó Y, Urbaneja A, Dicke M, et al. IPM-recommended insecticides harm beneficial insects through contaminated honeydew. Environmental Pollution 267: 1473.

Sadutto D, Picó Y. Sample Preparation to Determine Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products in an All-Water Matrix: Solid Phase Extraction. Molecules 25: 5204.

Wijaya L, Alyemeni M, Ahmad P, Alfarhan A, Barcelo D, El-Sheikh MA, Picó, Y, Ecotoxicological effects of ibuprofen on plant growth of Vigna unguiculata L. Plants 9: 1-14.

Vitale, D., Picó, Y., Spanò, N., Torreblanca, A., Del Ramo, J. Carbamazepine exposure in the sea anemones Anemonia sulcata and Actinia equina: Metabolite identification and physiological responses. Science of the Total Environment, 744, 140891.

Picó, Y., Barceló, D. Pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in environmental analysis: Focus on organic matter and microplastics. TrAC -Trends in Analytial Chemistry, 130, 115964.

Pocurull, E., Marcé, R.M., González-Mariño, I., Rodil, R., Montes, R., Estévez-Danta, E., Andreu, V., Bijlsma, L., Celma, A., Hernández, F., López de Alda, M., López-García, E., Picó, Y., Postigo, C., Rico, A., Valcárcel, Y., Quintana, J.B. Wastewater analysis for epidemiological purposes: present and future in Spain, Revista de Drogodependencia 45, 91-103.

Álvarez-Ruiz, R., Y. Picó, A.H. Alfarhan, M.A. El-Sheikh, H.O. Alshahrani, and D. Barceló. Dataset of pesticides, pharmaceuticals and personal care products occurrence in wetlands of Saudi ArabiaData in Brief 31:105776.

Chemical Analysis of Food. Techniques and Applications (Second Edition), edited by Y. Picó: Academic Press.

Campo, J. and Y. Picó. 17 – Emerging contaminants and toxins. Pp. 729-758 in Chemical Analysis of Food (Second Edition), edited by Y. Pico: Academic Press.

Peña-Angulo, D., E. Nadal-Romero, J.C. González-Hidalgo, J. Albaladejo, V. Andreu, et al. Relationship of Weather Types on the Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Rainfall, Runoff, and Sediment Yield in the Western Mediterranean Basin. Atmosphere 11(6).

Eid, E.M., T.M. Galal, K.H. Shaltout, M.A. El-Sheikh, T. Asaeda, A.A. Alatar, A.H. Alfarhan, A. Alharthi, A.M.A. Alshehri, Y. Picó, and D. Barcelo. Biomonitoring potential of the native aquatic plant Typha domingensis by predicting trace metals accumulation in the Egyptian Lake Burullus. Science of The Total Environment 714:136603.

González-Mariño, I., J.A. Baz-Lomba, N.A. Alygizakis, M.J. Andrés-Costa, et al. Spatio-temporal assessment of illicit drug use at large scale: evidence from 7 years of international wastewater monitoring. Addiction 115(1):109-120.

Montes, R., R. Rodil, A. Rico, R. Cela, I. González-Mariño, F. Hernández, L. Bijlsma, A. Celma, Y. Picó, V. Andreu, M.L. de Alda, E. López-García, C. Postigo, E. Pocurull, R.M. Marcé, M. Rosende, M. Olivares, Y. Valcárcel, and J.B. Quintana. First nation-wide estimation of tobacco consumption in Spain using wastewater-based epidemiology. Science of The Total Environment 741:140384.

Morales-Suarez-Varela, M., I. Peraita-Costa, A. Llopis-Morales, Y. Pico, M. Bes-Rastrollo, and A. Llopis-Gonzalez. Total Sugar Intake and Macro and Micronutrients in Children Aged 6-8 Years: The ANIVA Study. Nutrients 12(2).

Tomai, P., A. Gentili, S. Fanali, and Y. Picó. Multi-residue determination of organic micro-pollutants in river sediment by stir-disc solid phase extraction based on oxidized buckypaper. Journal of Chromatography A 1621:461080.

Sadutto, D.; Alvárez-Ruiz, R.; Picó, Y. Systematic assessment of extraction of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in water and sediment followed by liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-019-02207-0

Alvárez-Ruiz, R.; Picó, Y. Analysis of emerging and related pollutants in aquatic biota. Trends in Environmental Analytical Chemistry 25, e00082

Pico, Y.; Alfarhan, A.H.; Barceló, D. How recent innovations in gas chromatography-mass spectrometry have improved pesticide residue determination: An alternative technique to be in your radar. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry 122, 115720

Picó, Y.; Alvárez-Ruiz, R.; Alfarhan, A.H.; El-Sheikh, M.A,: Alshahrani, H.O.; Barcelo, D. Pharmaceuticals, pesticides, personal care products and microplastics contamination assessment of Al-Hassa irrigation network (Saudi Arabia) and its shallow lakes. Science of the Total Environment 701135021


Eid, E.M.; Arshad, M.; Shaltout, K.H.; El-Sheikh, M.A,: Alfarhan, A.H.; Picó, Y.; Barcelo, D. Effect of the conversion of mangroves into shrimp farms on carbon stock in the sediment along the southern Red Sea coast, Saudi Arabia. Environmental Research 176, 108536

Ccanccapa-Cartagena, A.; Picó, Y.; Ortiz, X.; Reiner, E. Suspect, non-target and target screening of emerging pollutants using data independent acquisition: Assessment of a Mediterranean River basin. Science of the Total Environment 687, 355-368

Calatatud-Vernich, P.; VanEngelsdorp, D.; Picó, Y. Beeswax cleaning by solvent extraction of pesticides . MethodsX 2019, 6, 980-985Calatatud-Vernich, P.; Calatayud, F.; Simo, E.; Pascual Aguilar, J.A.; Picó, Y. A two-year monitoring of pesticide hazard in-hive: High honey bee mortality rates during insecticide poisoning episodes in apiaries located near agricultural settings . Chemosphere 2019, 232, 471-480Alvárez-Ruiz, R..;Picó, Y. Sequential window acquisition of all theoretical fragments versus information dependent acquisition for suspected-screening of pharmaceuticals in sediments and mussels by ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography-quadrupole time-of-flight-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A, 2019, 1595, 81-90.

Picó, Y.; Barceló, D, Analysis and Prevention of Microplastics Pollution in Water: Current Perspectives and Future Directions. ACS Omega, 2019, 4, 6709–6719.

Pico, Y.; Alfarhan, A.; Barcelo, D., Nano- and microplastic analysis: Focus on their occurrence in freshwater ecosystems and remediation technologies. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry 2019, 113, 409-425.

Pico, Y.; Alfarhan, A.; Barcelo, D., Nano- and microplastic analysis: Focus on their occurrence in freshwater ecosystems and remediation technologies. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry 2019, 113, 409-425.

Bellver-Domingo, Á.; Maldonado-Devis, M.; Hernández-Sancho, F.; Carmona, E.; Picó, Y., Identification of effective parameters for anti-inflammatory concentration in València City’s wastewater using fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis. Science of the Total Environment 2019, 663, 110-124.

Pico, Y.; Belenguer, V.; Corcellas, C.; Diaz-Cruz, M. S.; Eljarrat, E.; Farré, M.; Gago-Ferrero, P.; Huerta, B.; Navarro-Ortega, A.; Petrovic, M.; Rodríguez-Mozaz, S.; Sabater, L.; Santín, G.; Barcelo, D., Contaminants of emerging concern in freshwater fish from four Spanish Rivers. Science of the Total Environment 2019, 659, 1186-1198.

Picó, Y.; Alvarez-Ruiz, R.; Alfarhan, A. H.; El-Sheikh, M. A.; Alobaid, S. M.; Barceló, D., Uptake and accumulation of emerging contaminants in soil and plant treated with wastewater under real-world environmental conditions in the Al Hayer area (Saudi Arabia). Science of the Total Environment 2019, 652, 562-572.

Farré, M.; Picó, Y.; Barceló, D., Direct analysis in real-time high-resolution mass spectrometry as a valuable tool for polyphenols profiling in olive oil. Analytical Methods 2019, 11 (4), 472-482.

Lorenzo, M.; Campo, J.; Morales Suárez-Varela, M.; Picó, Y., Occurrence, distribution and behavior of emerging persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in a Mediterranean wetland protected area. Science of the Total Environment 2019, 646, 1009-1020.

Nilsen, E.; Smalling, K. L.; Ahrens, L.; Gros, M.; Miglioranza, K. S. B.; Picó, Y.; Schoenfuss, H. L., Critical review: Grand challenges in assessing the adverse effects of contaminants of emerging concern on aquatic food webs. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2019, 38 (1), 46-60.