Tag Archives: Schäfer

Position as Project Manager in Integrated River Basin Management and Ecology

Emscher Genossenschaft Lippe Verband (EGLV) is looking for a Project Manager in Integrated River Basin Management and Ecology. The position, as part of the EU-funded MERLIN project, is in the department of river and landscape in Essen (Germany).

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Pesticides rarely come alone

In their latest publication, scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research quantified the relevance of pesticide mixtures using monitoring data from pesticide application schemes and Germany-wide stream samplings. The research concluded that environmental risk assessment of pesticides requires refinements.

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25. Jahrestagung SETAC GLB: Umwelt 2021: Anthropogene Stoffe in einer sich ändernden Welt – Bewertung auf dem Prüfstand der Realität

Die 25. Jahrestagung der SETAC GLB findet vom 7.9 – 8.9 virtuell statt mit dem Leitthema “Anthropogene Stoffe in einer sich ändernden Welt – Bewertung auf dem Prüfstand der Realität”.

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Insect decline? A critical discussion from a freshwater perspective – Talk on Feb 3, 2021, at 6 PM MET

Prof. Dr. Ralf B. Schäfer of Uni Koblenz-Landau will give a talk on the current research and debates surrounding insect decline, with focus on the key drivers, trends among aquatic versus terrestrial insects, the role of pollutants, and mitigation measures.

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Celebrating 5 Years of the EcotoxBlog: A Platform for Sharing Research and Experiences in Ecotoxicology

Blogs are effective outlets for science communication. We launched the EcotoxBlog in 2015 to foster communication among researchers, to share ecotoxicology news, and to create an opportunity for students to blog about their experiences. Five years later we have reached several milestones – a reason to celebrate!

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SETAC SciCon: Spotlight on our presentations (Part 3)

Our research at University of Koblenz-Landau is going virtual at SETAC SciCon! In this three-part blog series, we highlight several poster and platform presentations of our researchers: Today, find out what Ralf. B. Schäfer, Alexander Feckler, and Eric Bollinger have planned for the conference.

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How strong is the evidence for pesticide-effects on stream macroinvertebrates?

In this post, Ralf B. Schäfer talks about his recently published paper in which he discusses the overall evidence of effects on stream invertebrates based on studies from the last decades and future research avenues.

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