Environmental risk assessment only goes as far as data availability allows it. In this post, ecotoxicology student Larissa Herrmann shares her research project in the MAGIC working group at Uni Koblenz-Landau. She gained insight into programming in Python and R with the goal to make ecotoxicological data readily available for meta-analyses and risk assessments. Ultimately, a tool is developed that is applicable to a broad spectrum of pesticide registration reports.Continue reading
In this post, Jakob Wolfram talks about their recently published paper “Meta-analysis of Insecticides in U.S. Surface Waters: Status and Future Implications”.Continue reading
The MAGIC (Meta-Analysis of Global Insecticide Contamination) research team is offering a Research Project Course (RPC) on transport distances of pesticides in surface waters to students of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences.