Passive samplers as investigators
find PCB source in the Birs

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Ecotoxicity of corrosion inhibitors

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Development of a new earthworm assay

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Metals in Swiss sediments

21. July 2016

Metals in Swiss sediments

A new report summarizes the available data on metals in Swiss sediments and enables a prioritization of these important contaminants.

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Sediment quality in the Venoge

17. May 2016

Sediment quality in the Venoge

Do the sediments in the Venoge contribute to the rivers inferior water quality? To answer this question the Ecotox Centre has assessed the water quality with bioassays and chemical analyses.

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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

Aldrich, A., Junghans, M., Aeberli, C., Brühl, C.A., Streissl, F., Schmidt, B.R. (2016) Amphibien und Pflanzenschutzmittel: Forschungs- und Handlungsbedarf. Aqua & Gas, 4, 14-20

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Casado-Martinez, M.C., Molano-Leno, L., Grandjean, D., De Alencastro, L.F., Werner. I., Ferrari, B.J.D. (2016) Impacts des sédiments sur la qualité d'eau. Surveillance écotoxicologique de la qualité de la rivière Venoge. Aqua & Gas, 4, 56-63

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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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Trace metals in sediments from Switzerland: Situation analysis and recommendations

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

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