01. June 2017
Micropollutants enter rivers and streams in effluents discharged from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). As well as having adverse impacts on individual species, these substances appear to alter aquatic ecosystem functions, such as litter decomposition.Read more
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.
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Casado-Martinez, M.C., Wildi, M., Ferrari, B.J.D., Werner, I. (2017) Prioritization of substances for national ambient monitoring of sediment in Switzerland. Environmental Science and Pollution Research DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-9082-6Download at Springer
Langer, M., Junghans, M., Spycher, S., Koster, M., Baumgartner, C., Vermeirssen, E., Werner, I. (2017) Hohe ökotoxikologische Risiken in Bächen - NAWA SPEZ untersucht Bäche in Gebieten intensiver landwirtschaftlicher Nutzung. Aqua & Gas 4, 58-68Download article [PDF, 3470 kb]