Biotests assess ozonation and post-treatment of wastewater


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Oligochaetes indicate sediment quality


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Neonicotinoids: harmful to soil organisms?


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Risk assessment of transformation products of pharmaceuticals


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SSSS Annual Meeting 9th/10th February 2017 in Berne

06. December 2016

SSSS Annual Meeting 9th/10th February 2017 in Berne

On 9th/10th of February 2017, the annual meeting of the Soil Science Society of Switzerland will be held in Berne. The topic will be "Soil Science and Soil Protection: a Challenge across Boundaries".

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Sediment storage conditions influence biotest results

27. October 2016

Sediment storage conditions influence biotest results

New results from the Ecotox Centre show that freezing has a pronounced influence on sediment toxicity.

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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., 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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Kunz, P.Y., Simon, E., Creusot, N., Jayasinghe, B.S., Kienle, C., Maletz, S., Schifferli, A., Schönlau, C., Aït-Aïssa, S., Denslow, N.D., Hollert, H., Werner, I., Vermeirssen, E.L.M. (2016) Effect-based tools for monitoring estrogenic mixtures: Evaluation of five in vitro bioassays. Water Research, in press

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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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