Combining thin-layer chromatography and bioassays

Chironomids as PCB finders

Trout measure the influence of pollutants

Soil organisms like it hot

Successful symposium on bioassays

12. June 2018

Successful symposium on bioassays

Last week, more than 90 experts from public authorities, the private sector and science accepted the Ecotox Centre’s invitation.

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Different approaches to assess water quality with bioassays

24. May 2018

Different approaches to assess water quality with bioassays

For the regulatory assessment of water quality with bioassays, uniform approaches are necessary. These may only use the EQS of the reference substance or include as many EQS of a substance class as possible.

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The Ecotox Centre

The Ecotox Centre is the Swiss competence centre for applied, practice-oriented ecotoxicology. It 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

Junghans, M., Werner, I., Kuhl, R., Zimmer, E., Ashauer, R. (2018) Beurteilung des Umweltrisikos mit zeitproportionalen Mischproben: Analyse von realen Expositionsprofilen mittels Modellierungen zur zeitabhängigen Ökotoxizität. Aqua & Gas 4, 50-57

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Kienle, C., Vermeirssen, E., Kunz, P., Werner, I. (2018) Grobbeurteilung der Wasserqualität mit Biotests: Ökotoxikologische Biotests zur Beurteilung von abwasserbelasteten Fliessgewässern. Aqua & Gas 4, 40-48

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(Eco)toxicological evaluation of glyphosate - debate on a pesticide

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Développement de systèmes in situ et ex-situ d’exposition aux matières en suspension et aux sédiments contaminés aux PCB utilisant la larve de Chironomus riparius

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Biologische Nachbehandlung von kommunalem Abwasser nach Ozonung - ReTREAT

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