In this post, Verena Schreiner talks about her paper “Pesticide mixtures in streams of several European countries and the USA”. Continue reading
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I am Jacob, 21 years old, and I just completed 3 semesters of studying Environmental Sciences in Landau. The moment when Mirco Bundschuh offered me to come to Sweden and work on his new and interesting project I knew I want to pause one semester to not miss this opportunity. Packed with 3 cooling boxes filled with frozen leaf material, I flew over to Sweden into my first adventurous internship abroad, which should become an exciting time to keep in mind.
“Simple is better”: A simple model predicts pesticide concentrations in the environment more reliably
Anja Knäbel reports about their recent paper “Aquatic exposure predictions of insecticide field concentrations using a multimedia mass-balance model”.
AMEO 2016 Part I: Wildlife Monitoring & Freshwater Ecotox
For my semester colleagues and me, it is time to spread our wings to perform an internship at another university department, an agency or a company, in Germany or abroad. This first part will provide impressions from my studies on wildlife monitoring in Denmark and Stefan’s AMEO on effects of pesticides in Romania. Continue reading
Research Project Course or Bachelor thesis on effects of fungicides on leaf-litter microbes
In this post, we offer a Research Project Course (RPC)/Bachelor thesis on analyzing samples from a joint project with the German Environmental Protection Agency (Umweltbundesamt; UBA). Continue reading
Field study in Transylvania: News from the Landscape Ecology Group
This years field season of the Landscape Ecology group is marked by a comprehensive study in Romania. Continue reading
SLU is searching for a post-doc in aquatic ecotoxicology
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is searching for a post-doc in aquatic ecotoxicology contributing to the science in the IMPROVE-project that aims for an improved ecological risk assessment of pesticide mixtures in water. Continue reading
Amphibians and pesticides – what research do we need?
Carsten Brühl informs about their recent paper “Amphibians and Plant-Protection Products – What Research and Action Is Needed?”
New theses in the team Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology
In this post, the team Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology offers three new thesis topics.
Neglected Risks – Erosion Rills Compromise Regulatory Pesticide Exposure Assessment
In this post, Sebastian Stehle informs about their recent paper “Erosion rills offset the efficacy of vegetated buffer strips to mitigate pesticide exposure in surface waters“.