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  
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 - Dec 3
The water in Swiss streams is contaminated with numerous micropollutants. However, very little research has been carried out to determine how these trace substances affect organisms in bodies of water. An Eawag research group has been able to show for the first time on a large scale that such trace substances accumulate in gammarids and possibly have a negative effect on them.
History - Nov 26

"We are polluting the rivers and the natural elements, and even ruining the very thing that is essential to life - the air.

Environment - Nov 20

Philip Dermond studied at the University of Zurich, joining the Fish Ecology and Evolution department at Eawag in 2015 where he completed his doctorate on the migration behaviour of trout around Lake Lucerne.

Health - Nov 13

Again and again it happens that humans fall ill with diarrhoea or have to vomit because they have come into contact with virus-contaminated liquids.

Environment - Nov 21

For his PhD thesis, which was supervised by Hong Yang, Wenfeng developed a grid-based plant growth model which he then applied on a global scale.

Environment - Nov 16

The scene may be familiar from natural history documentaries - a migrating herd of wildebeest attempt to cross a raging river, with many of the creatures drowning in the process - but what viewers

Environment - Nov 12

Michael Berg joined Eawag in 1992 and took over the position as department head in 2014. He received a PhD in geochemistry from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

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