Dialogue Day 2023 in Solothurn

Bioassays and biomarkers to assess surface water quality

Assessment of water quality with a bioassay battery

Assessment of sediment quality with a bioassay battery

Assessment of water quality with biomarkers in brown trout

  • Eva Lauber and Fabian Balk reinforce risk assessment
    08. September 2023

    Eva Lauber and Fabian Balk reinforce risk assessment

    We are looking forward to collaborate with our new colleagues.

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  • Ecotox Centre at Theaterspektakel
    22. August 2023

    Ecotox Centre at Theaterspektakel

    On Thursday, 24 August at 5 p.m., Cornelia Kienle from the Oekotoxzentrum will enter into dialogue with artists to question the traditional hierarchies in forms of knowledge and thinking.

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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., Bramaz, N., Schifferli, A., Olbrich, D., Werner, I., & Vermeirssen, E. (2023). Beurteilung der Wasserqualität mit einer Biotestbatterie. Aqua & Gas, 103(4), 24-33. , Institutional Repository
Casado-Martinez, C., Beauvais, R., Ferrari, B. J. D., Cirelli, S., Schaad, E. J., Chiaia-Hernandez, A. C., … Loizeau, J. L. (2023). Évaluation de la qualité des sédiments. Projet pilote d'application d'une batterie de bioessais à l'échelle nationale. Aqua & Gas, 103(4), 34-41. , Institutional Repository
Voisin, A. S., Fasel, M., Beauvais, R., Kienle, C., Ferrari, B., & Werner, I. (2023). Biomarqueurs moléculaires. Application pour la surveillance de la qualité de l'eau avec la truite de rivière. Aqua & Gas, 103(4), 42-48. , Institutional Repository

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment

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Ecotoxicity of cigarette butts

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Selection of a bioindicator toolbox for monitoring effects of plant protection product residues Part 1 - Linking ecological soil functions and soil organisms

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Methodology proposal for the derivation of Soil Guideline Values for Plant Protection Product residues Part 2 – Recommendations for the derivation of Soil Guideline Values

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