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   link
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.

Life Sciences - Feb 10
Life Sciences
Without them there would be no oxygen, humans and animals could not digest, and the material cycles on Earth would come to a halt: Microorganisms. Microbial communities also carry out important functions in aquatic systems. These are often the result of interactions between organisms within the community.
Environment - Chemistry - Feb 4
Environment - Chemistry

Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), formerly widely used as a fungicide, is one of the so-called dirty dozen - the first twelve toxic chemicals whose use was banned worldwide in 2004 under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Environment - Life Sciences - Jan 21
Environment - Life Sciences

The series with Salome Mwaiko , Claire Aksamit , Tim Alexander , Rohini Athavale und Bernhard Wehrli was created as part of a photojournalism course that Christian Dinkel is tanking at the MAZ in Lucerne.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Dec 12, 2019
Environment - Earth Sciences

In small watercourses in Swiss agricultural catchments, pesticides pose an ecotoxicological risk.

Environment - Social Sciences - Dec 2, 2019
Environment - Social Sciences

If one turns a stone over in a river or stream, it swarms with tiny animals: caddisflies, water beetles, freshwater shrimp, and snails.

Life Sciences - Jan 27
Life Sciences

This year, once again around 60 guests from Swiss politics, business and administration accepted the invitation of the ETH Domain to visit Davos.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Dec 12, 2019
Environment - Earth Sciences

In small watercourses in Swiss agricultural catchments, pesticides pose an ecotoxicological risk.

Environment - Life Sciences - Dec 5, 2019
Environment - Life Sciences

When two individuals from different species mate, the offspring is known as a hybrid. As a result of the genomes being mixed, sometimes phenotypes are produced that deal with new environmental conditions better than the two parent species.

Environment - Nov 19, 2019
Environment

With the Blue Diversion Autarky toilet, faeces, urine and wastewater are separated at source.





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