Tag Archives: environmental risk assessment

2 PhD positions in Bioanalytical and Mechanistic Ecotoxicology at Masaryk University

The RECETOX Centre of Masaryk University in the Czech Republic offers two PhD positions in bioanalytical and mechanistic environmental toxicology within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network “Best chemical risk assessment professionals for maximum Ecosystem Services benefit (PRORISK)”.

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Modeling Environmental Threshold Levels

In this post, Lara Petschick talks about the recent publication “Modeling Regulatory Threshold Levels for Pesticides in Surface Waters from Effect Databases”, which explains how existing ecotoxicological effect databases can be used to generate high-quality effect thresholds for large-scale environmental risk assessments.

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2 PhD positions in Bioanalytical and Mechanistic Environmental Toxicology at Masaryk University

The RECETOX Centre of Masaryk University in the Czech Republic offers 2 PhD positions within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network “Best chemical risk assessment professionals for maximum Ecosystem Services benefit (PRORISK)”.

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A perfect mix of science, management & policy at the International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species

In this post, Verena Sesin shares her visit at the International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS) in Montreal from October 27-31, 2019, a forum for new and emerging issues related to invasive species in aquatic environments.

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What’s driving insecticide pollution in agricultural surface waters?

In this post, Jakob Wolfram talks about his most recent paper “Insecticide Risks in United States Surface Waters: Drivers and Spatiotemporal Modeling”. This publication analyzed the drivers of insecticide nonpoint source pollution and used a modelling approach to identify regions in the U.S. where surface waters may be at risk.

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How do pesticides affect flower-visiting insects? Is the current European risk assessment suitable to protect them?

Philipp Uhl explains the newest technical report “Protection of wild pollinators in the pesticide risk assessment and management” to address these questions, published by the German Environment Agency.

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Does the treatment of contaminated groundwater with a nanoscaled zero valent iron-based remediation agent increase or decrease the environmental risk?

In this post, Mirco Weil reports on their recently published paper “Environmental risk or benefit? Comprehensive risk assessment of groundwater treated with nano Fe0-based Carbo-Iron®.”

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