Do pesticides harm our fish?

Online biomonitoring of treated wastewater

Microplastics in the environment

Role of estrogens from agriculture

25. May 2021

Role of estrogens from agriculture

Agriculture can also contribute to the presence of estrogens in the environment through their discharge by farm animals. These discharges seem to be less of a problem than feared.

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Assessment of the environmental impact of building products

18. May 2021

Assessment of the environmental impact of building products

A new assessment method has been developed to encourage sustainable building and water protection at the source.

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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 Student Research Projects Staff

Current publications, info sheets and reports

Werner, I., Schneeweiss, A., Segner, H., & Junghans, M. (2021). Environmental risk of pesticides for fish in small- and medium-sized streams of Switzerland. Toxics, 9(4), 79 (15 pp.). doi.org/10.3390/toxics9040079 , Institutional Repository
Rechsteiner, D., Wettstein, F. E., Vermeirssen, E. L. M., Hollender, J., & Bucheli, T. D. (2021). Estrogene von Nutztieren. Matchentscheidend oder kaum relevant für die Gewässerbelastung?. Aqua & Gas, 101(4), 40-46. , Institutional Repository
Burkhardt, M., Rohr, M., Tietje, O., Klingler, M., Savi, D., & Junghans, M. (2021). Emissionsbasierte Bauproduktebewertung. Gewässerschutz an der Quelle: nachhaltiges Bauen durch Anwendung eines neuen Konzepts. Aqua & Gas, 101(4), 55-64. , Institutional Repository

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment

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Ecotoxicity of cigarette butts

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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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