Ecotoxicological risks in small streams are high

Priorisation of pollutants for sediment monitoring in Switzerland

Do stromwater overflows in Lake Geneva contribute to sediment pollution?

A new system for the biomonitoring of surface waters

A focus on communities in freshwater sediments

31. October 2017

A focus on communities in freshwater sediments

In April 2017, the first French-Swiss conference on communities in freshwater sediments was held in Villié-Morgon (F). A new publication summarizes the findings from the workshop.

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Video tutorials on springtail and earthworm assays

26. September 2017

Video tutorials on springtail and earthworm assays

New video tutorials show the preparation and execution of the reproduction test with springtails and the avoidance test with earthworms.

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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

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/s11356-017-9082-6

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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, 58-68

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

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Ecotoxicologcal assessment of PPP in surface waters: EQS and RAC values: Ecotoxicologcal assessment of PPP in surface waters: EQS and RAC values

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Praxistaugliche Beurteilungen von kurzzeitigen Expositionsspitzen

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