Toxicity of wood preservatives
to soil organisms

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Video: Rainbow trouts measure
advanced wastewater treatment

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Amphibians and plant protection products
- more information is needed

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Info sheet on microplastics in the environment

11. November 2015

Info sheet on microplastics in the environment

The info sheet summarizes the current knowledge and gives details on the sources of microplastic particles, their transport in the environment, their effect on aquatic organisms and techniques for sampling and analysis.

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SETAC-GLB’s exciting 20th annual conference

15. September 2015

SETAC-GLB’s exciting 20th annual conference

Organised by the Ecotox Centre under the direction of Inge Werner, the 20th annual conference of the German-language branch of the “Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry” (SETAC GLB) took place from 7th to 10th September 2015 at ETH Zurich.

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The Ecotox Centre

The Ecotox Centre is the Swiss competence centre for applied, practice-oriented ecotoxicology and serves as the primary knowledge hub and discussion platform for research and development, consulting and education in that area.

Proposals for Acute and Chronic Quality Standards Test Systems Continuing Education Staff

Current publications, info sheets and reports

Kienle, C., Kase, R., Schärer, M., Werner, I. (2015) Ökotoxikologische Biotests - Anwendung von Biotests zur Evaluation der Wirkung und Elimination von Mikroverunreinigungen. Aqua & Gas 7/8, 18-26

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Moermand, C.T.A., Kase, R., Korkaric, M., Ågerstrand, M. (2015) CRED: Criteria for Reporting and Evaluating ecotoxicity Data. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry DOI: 10.1002/etc.3259

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Microplastic in the environment (available in German or French)

Ecotoxicologcal assessment of PPP in surface waters: EQS and RAC values: Ecotoxicologcal assessment of PPP in surface waters: EQS and RAC values (avaliable in German or French)

Methoden zur Beurteilung der Wasserqualität anhand von ökotoxikologischen Biotests: Ergebnisse einer Literaturrecherche und einer Expertenbefragung

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Ecotoxicity of wood preservatives (SOLTOX): Current knowledge and evaluation of potential toxicity for soil organisms

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