Expert report: Strategy for assessing sediment quality in Switzerland

Tire wear as a source of pollutants

How to determine ecotoxicological reference values for soils?

Ecotox Centre as partner in EU working groups

Ecotox Centre webinar with Dr. Jos Brils, January 18, 16:00 - 17:00

14. January 2022

Ecotox Centre webinar with Dr. Jos Brils, January 18, 16:00 - 17:00

The Ecotox Centre would like to invite you to a webinar with Dr Jos Brils (Deltares, NL) on "Sediment management from a WFD perspective".

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Internship for Student/Civilan Service

20. December 2021

Internship for Student/Civilan Service

From February/March 2022 we are looking for an intern for 5-6 months for a project on online biomonitoring of treated wastewater.

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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

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
Rehberger, K., Fasel, M., Segner, H., Voisin, A. S., Olbrich, D., Werner, I., … Kreuzer (2021). Schädigen Pflanzenschutzmittel Fische? Effekte von PSM-Mischungen, in Kombination mit anderen Umweltstressoren, auf junge Forellen. Aqua & Gas, 101(7/8), 60-68. , 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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