Pollutant monitoring in Swiss sediments

Sensitive bioassays on HPTLC plates

New large-scale project on the risk assessment of chemicals

Forecast reliability within the authorisation of plant protection products

01. July 2022

Forecast reliability within the authorisation of plant protection products

In a new project, the Ecotox Centre is investigating the need for action in the authorisation procedure for plant protection products and their monitoring.

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New laboratory manager in Lausanne

30. June 2022

New laboratory manager in Lausanne

On 1 May 2022, Emmanuelle Rohrbach took over the management of the Ecotox Centre Laboratory in Lausanne. Welcome, Emmanuelle!

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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.


Quality Criteria for Surface Waters Test Systems Continuing Education Student Research Projects Staff

Current publications, info sheets and reports

Kienle, C., Werner, I., Fischer, S., Lüthi, C., Schifferli, A., Besselink, H., … Vermeirssen, E. L. M. (2022). Evaluation of a full-scale wastewater treatment plant with ozonation and different post-treatments using a broad range of in vitro and in vivo bioassays. Water Research, 212, 118084 (13 pp.). doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2022.118084 , Institutional Repository
Kroll, A., Kienle, C., Schäfer, A., & Aicher, L. (2021). Mikroplastik in der Umwelt. Eine Standortbestimmung. Aqua & Gas, 101(10), 88-95. , Institutional Repository
Masset, T., Ferrari, B. J. D., Oldham, D., Dudefoi, W., Minghetti, M., Schirmer, K., … Breider, F. (2021). In vitro digestion of tire particles in a fish model (Oncorhynchus mykiss): solubilization kinetics of heavy metals and effects of food coingestion. Environmental Science and Technology, 55(23), 15788-15796. doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c04385 , Institutional Repository

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment

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Ecotoxicity of cigarette butts

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Strategie zur Bewertung der Sedimentqualität in der Schweiz

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Évaluation de la qualité des sédiments des canaux Stockalper, du Bras-Neuf et des îles (Valais, Suisse) basée sur une approche de type triade

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