EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Überlandstrasse 133, CH-8600 Dübendorf
EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology  
Discipline: Environment
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

Eawag is a Swiss-based and internationally linked aquatic research institute committed to an ecological, economical and socially responsible management of water - the primary source of all life. It carries out research, teaching and consulting and forms a link between science and practical application.

Environment - Jul 8
The need for food, as well as the proportion of animal products, is increasing all over the world. Every category of food calls for more phosphorus, because without phosphorus, cells, plants and animals cannot function.
Life Sciences - Jul 3
Life Sciences

The six selected projects include innovative approaches to replacing animals used in experiments with cell cultures as well as new strategies to improve animal welfare and reduce the number of living animals necessary.

Environment - Jun 27

Two years ago, researchers from Eawag and EPFL posted a publicly accessible 3D model on www.meteolakes.ch that uses current and forecast data from MeteoSchweiz, hydrological data from the Federal Office for the Environment and satellite data to map lake water temperatures.

Event - Jun 11

On 6 June 2019 in the KKL Lucerne, the Building Award was presented for the third time. A total of 21 projects had been nominated.

Environment - May 29

Better nutrient management in catchment areas can, to some extent, mitigate critical impacts on lakes, such as reduced oxygen concentrations at deeper layers or cyanobacterial blooms in late summer.

Environment - Life Sciences - Jul 3
Environment - Life Sciences

The preferred food of pike in shallow lakes in Denmark and Sweden is roach. Seven in ten fish found by researchers in the stomachs of pike were roach - and the numbers tended to be even higher in wintertime.

Life Sciences - Environment - Jun 13
Life Sciences - Environment

The insecticide imidacloprid is one of the strongest insect toxins and belongs to the group of neonicotinoids.

Life Sciences - Environment - Jun 3
Life Sciences - Environment

Darwin himself recognised the principle of adaptive radiation as being an important process in evolution.

Earth Sciences - Environment - May 24
Earth Sciences - Environment

Carsten Schubert has been researching in the Department Surface Waters since 2001, which he is head of since 2012.

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