News - Aquatic Ecotoxicology

20. May 2013, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Ecotox Centre informs council of states committee

Ecotox Centre informs council of states committee

When the Council of States Committee for Science, Education and Culture CSEC visited Eawag, Etienne Vermeirssen presented the Ecotox Centre's work.

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01. January 2013, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Soil Ecotoxicology, Sediment Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Inge Werner new president of SETAC GLB

Inge Werner new president of SETAC GLB

Inge Werner, Head of the Ecotox Centre, is the new president of the German Language Branch of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC GLB), the regional SETAC branch that represents the society's interests in the German-speaking countries and that organizes one scientific conference per year.

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26. November 2012, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Ecotox Centre suggests quality criteria for pesticides

Ecotox Centre suggests quality criteria for pesticides

On our homepage we list our quality criteria suggestions for numerous organic compounds: Now also values for eight pesticides (biocides and plant protection products) are included.

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23. July 2012, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Soil Ecotoxicology, Sediment Ecotoxicology

New info sheets on endocrine disruptors, sediment toxicology and nanotoxicology

The Ecotox Centre has prepared new info sheets on "Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment", "Sediment Ecotoxicity" and "Ecotoxicology of Nanloparticles".

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03. November 2011, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Soil Ecotoxicology, Sediment Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Ecotox Centre at TecDay in Frauenfeld

Ecotox Centre at TecDay in Frauenfeld

What are environmental hormones? How can they be deteced? The Ecotox Centre answered these and other questions to pupils of the Kantonsschule Frauenfeld at the TecDay on November 3, 2011.

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09. May 2011, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Assessment concept for micropollutants now also available in English

The concept for the assessment of water quality with respect to contamination with micropollutants has been published as a book chapter in English.

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15. April 2011, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Quality criteria for plant protection products

Effect-based quality criteria for plant protection products are necessary for the ecotoxicological assessment of surface water quality.

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04. April 2011, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology

All-clear regarding estrogenic substances in Swiss mineral water

All-clear regarding estrogenic substances in Swiss mineral water

German and Italian researchers recently reported that bottled mineral water is contaminated with estrogenic substances in many cases. A study performed by the Ecotox Centre and the Federal Office of Public Health gives the all-clear for Switzerland.

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01. March 2011, Topic: Risk Assessment, Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Mixture toxicity: what can research do and what does practice need?

In November 2010, the Ecotox Centre held a workshop to evaluate the state of the art and practical needs in the field of mixture toxicity. The participants discussed the regulatory challenges and formulated the need for action for the future.

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02. February 2011, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

SETAC Symposium on mixture toxicity: Ecotox Centre is co-organiser

SETAC Symposium on mixture toxicity: Ecotox Centre is co-organiser

The Ecotox Centre is the co-organiser of a SETAC Special Science Symposium on the topic of mixture toxicity.

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