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Reports on Conferences that have taken place and annual meetings in the field
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Report on the symposium "Pollutant Monitoring with Fish and Mussels: Methods and Results", 1st - 2nd July 2014, Augsburg

The symposium gave an overview of the monitoring programs available in German-speaking countries and offered the opportunity to exchange initial results from the monitoring of environmental quality standards. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2015

Report from the workshop "Consideration of the bioavailability of metals in water monitoring" on October 7, 2014 at the Federal Environment Agency

It was discussed how the bioavailability of metals can be taken into account in water monitoring. Colleagues from nine federal states, the BfG, FraunhoferIME and the UBA exchanged information on the state of knowledge and the possible consequences of monitoring. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2015

10th anniversary of the Institute for Environmental Research at RWTH Aachen University: Environmental research - isn't getting older, it's getting better

The Institute for Environmental Research at RWTH Aachen University with the Chair of Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics has developed into one of the largest university locations for ecological, ecotoxicological and ecochemical teaching and research in Germany within ten years. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2015


Advances in Suspected and Non-Target Analytics: Software Tools, Databases and Their Use ?, March 28-29, 2014, Augsburg

This symposium was a consistent continuation of previous workshops within the framework of the cross-sectional topic "Non-Target Analytics and Databases" of the BMBF funding measure "Risk Management of New Pollutants and Pathogens in the Water Cycle (RiSKWa)" and was jointly carried out by the RISK-IDENT and ASKURIS projects funded there organized.
More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/2014


First Young Environmental Scientists Forum 2013 in Blomberg

In order to improve the networking of young environmental scientists in Germany, the Forum for Young Environmental Scientists took place for the first time in the Burghotel Blomberg from May 27th to 29th. 23 participants from Germany and Austria from various areas of environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology given the opportunity to present their work to an interested specialist audience
to discuss together. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/2014

Report on the 2013 annual meeting of SETAC-GLB and the GDCh Division of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

The planned annual meeting of the GDCh Division in Wuppertal had to be canceled at short notice due to the low number of registrations. The Board of the Division is therefore very grateful that the Essen colleagues spontaneously offered to accept the GDCh colleagues who have registered their contributions for Wuppertal. Thus, at SETAC GLB, too, could slightly decrease
Number of registrations to be filled by the additional GDCh contributions. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/2014


UBA / NORMAN workshop "Environmental Monitoring of Biocides in Europe - From Prioritization to Measurements"

From 05.-06. An international workshop entitled "Environmental Monitoring of Biocides in Europe - From Prioritization to Measurements" took place in the Saarland State Representation in Berlin. The workshop was a joint event of the Federal Environment Agency and NORMAN (Network of Reference Laboratories for Monitoring of Emerging Environmental Pollutants as part of the recently started research project "Environmental pollution by biocides: Development of the cornerstones of a monitoring measurement program for the entry of biocides into the environment" (FKZ 3712 67 403, UFOPLAN 2012).
More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2012


News about the old: 23rd International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds in Münster, September 2011

In six plenary lectures, 91 lectures and over 110 posters, the broad area of the PAC was discussed with 200 guests from 34 countries. The invited guests specified the thematic variety, it varied from PAC in space (Douglas M. Hudgins, Washington) to the epidemiological evidence for the carcinogenicity of PAC (Manolis Kogevinas, Barcelona) and the synthesis of very large PAHs from graphene-like molecules (Klaus Müllen, Mainz) to PAC in environmental forensic analysis (Scott Stout, Boston). In addition, this year's ISPAC Research Award was presented to Jocelyn Hellou (Halifax, Canada), who thanked them with a lecture on PAC in the marine environment.
More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2011

Workshop "Co-Evolution of Soils and Organic Substances" from 2.-4. March 2011, Leinsweiler (Landau)

The aim of the Conference was to place the development, properties and mobility of soil organic matter including xenobiotics in the context of soil genesis and mineral formation. As a result, research results were presented on very different spatial and temporal scales and an attempt was made to link these with one another.
More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/2011


Annual conference "Environment 2010 - From knowledge to decision" from September 6th to 9th, 2010 in Dessau-Roßlau

With the Federal Environment Agency, an authority took over the organization of the conference for the first time this year and has proven that it is just as capable of this task as the previous academic organizers. The Division publication prize was also awarded at the Conference . To come to the fore: The local organizing committee has provided this proof, which in view of around 350 participants and around 100 lectures could not have been easy. This was not only due to the exemplary organization and the diverse supporting program, but also to the inspiring atmosphere of the conference building - the UBA headquarters in Dessau. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2010


EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment 2009

The conference organizer was Aken Bergman's team from the University of Chemistry, who built on three years of preparation to ensure that everything went smoothly and very pleasantly. In his opening speech he announced a bilingual conference: "We shall talk English and chemistry!". More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/2009

Report from the workshop on national bird monitoring on September 22nd in Trier

The working groups of the Federal Environmental Specimen Bank in the Federal Environment Agency and at the University of Trier invited experts to Trier on September 22nd, 2009 for a workshop on national bird egg monitoring in the run-up to the annual meeting of the Division . Experts from the fields of environmental monitoring, food monitoring monitoring , risk assessment and standardization in sampling accepted the invitation. The starting point of the workshop was the findings of the environmental specimen bank and their desire for a comprehensive exchange of experiences. Only extracts from the wealth of interesting results can be presented here. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2009

Impressions from the annual conference "Material behavior and effects in environmental compartments" from 23. -25. September at the University of Trier

Following the broad-based conference orientation, many aspects of the entry, behavior and effects of chemicals in water, soil and air were dealt with in around 70 lectures and over 60 posters. The topics "Monitoring and measuring networks", "Environmental specimen banks", "atmospheric chemistry chemistry, tropospheric aerosol", "Soil pollution" and "Environmental analysis" emerged as key areas.
More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2009


1st International Symposium on Green Chemistry for Environment and Health, October 13-16, 2008, Munich-Neuherberg

The Conference dealt with the chemical-related challenges of our time. "Our goal is to find solutions to global problems in the field of 'Green Chemistry' with forward-looking approaches", emphasized the organizers Prof. Karl-Werner Schramm and Prof. Dieter Lenoir, both from the Institute for Ecological Chemistry. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2009

1st International Workshop "Fluorinated surfactants: new developments" 26.-28.06.2008 in Idstein

140 participants from 16 different countries met for the workshop to present and discuss the latest developments in the field of fluorine-containing surface-active substances in a total of 30 lectures and a poster exhibition with more than 30 posters. The lectures comprehensively dealt with the areas of synthesis and application, analysis, degradation and toxicity as well as the behavior in the environment of fluorine-containing surface-active substances, but also the state of the art.
More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2008

3. Joint annual meeting of SETAC-GLB and GDCh Division ' environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology' under the motto 'New problematic substances in the environment - detection, effects, solutions' from 23.-26. September 2008 in Frankfurt am Main

The overarching motto of this year's Conference was "New problem substances in the environment - detection, effects and possible solutions". The focus was, for example, on pharmaceuticals, perfluorinated chemicals, pesticides and nanoparticles. ?New problematic substances? are considered to be substances that have either been introduced into the environment for a short time or have been present in the environment for decades and have only recently been perceived as problematic. The 300 participants from both societies demonstrated in an impressive way how important this topic is. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2008


Symposium "Persistent Perfluorocompounds - a Danger for Humans and the Environment?" from November 27-28, 2007 in Munich

Against the background of residues of perfluorinated chemicals in environmental samples, the Bavarian State Office for the Environment and the Bavarian State Office for Health and Food Safety held on November 27th and 28th. 2007 in Munich a nationwide symposium. The event
should provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge on the various environmental and health information-related aspects of organic perfluorocompounds. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/2008

European environmental chemistry- Conference (European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry, EMEC 08) in Inverness, Scotland

The annual EMEC conference series is the official conference of the European Association for environmental chemistry (Association for Environmental Chemistry, ACE) which has now taken place for the 8th time. 135 registered participants, environmental chemists from 25 countries, met at the conference to discuss current interdisciplinary challenges in the field of environmental chemistry . More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2008

UFIPOLNET Conference on Ultrafine Particles in Urban Air October 23-24, 2007 in Dresden

Ultrafine (<100 nm) dust particles, a thousand times smaller than the diameter of a human hair, stood from 23 to 24 May. October 2007 at the center of an international conference organized by the Saxon State Office for Environment and Geology on the occasion of the conclusion of the EU project UFIPOLNET. More than 120 participants from 14 countries, including leading European experts from the fields of measurement technology as well as health and environmental protection, came to Dresden to catch up on the latest technology and investigations in the field of ultra-fine dust. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2008

Conference report ?Persistent Organic Pollutants in Mountainous Areas?, Salzburg, November 26-27, 2007

With a focus on the Alps and reports from other high mountains (North, Central and South American Cordilleras, Himalayas), the symposium "Persistent Organic Pollutants in Mountainous Areas" took place in Salzburg on November 26-27, 2007 at the invitation of the Federal Environment Agency, Vienna . A total of 19 scientific contributions were made by a total of 29 institutions in 12 European and 6 non-European countries. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/2008

Annual conference 2007: "From chemodynamics in ecosystems to substance evaluation. Methods, concepts and evaluations in the service of sustainable development" from October 26th to 28th, 2007 in Osnabrück

The annual conference spanned a range from material conversions in individual environmental compartments to material assessment and from local to global problems. In around 60 lectures and almost 70 poster contributions, the 180 participants presented and discussed methods, concepts and evaluations. The scientific committee chaired by Professor Dr. Michael Matthies, Institute for Environmental Systems Research at the University of Osnabrück. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2007

German Biorefinery Congress 2007 in Berlin: Bio-based products and biorefineries

The theme of the congress was that the use of renewable raw materials will gain in industrial importance in the next few years and decades, especially for the materials and chemical industries, and therefore the
The necessary strategic course in research and development in society must be set. This requires a cross-sectoral dialogue in Germany and beyond, in Europe. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2007

11th EuCheMS-DCE International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment, Toruñ, Poland, September 9th to 12th, 2007

The conference on 'Chemistry, Environment & Human Activity in Civilization Development' was held at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruñ, Poland in conjunction with 50th Anniversary Polish Chemical Society Congress & Polish Association of Chemical Engineers on September 9th to 12th, 2007. The conference was attended by more than 524 scientists representing 39 countries from Europe, North and South America, and Asia as well as by delegates representing various national authorities, mostly dealing with environmental monitoring and environmental legislation. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/2007

3rd German-Brazilian Symposium on "Sustainable Development" from July 23-27, 2007 in Freiburg

The event is based on a 14-year cooperation between Brazilian and German universities in the environmental protection sector. This began in 1993 with a joint workshop between the University of Tübingen and the Universidade Federal Fluminense in Niteroi / RJ. A wide range of topics attracted 163 scientists to Freiburg. 78 of them came from Brazil and 85 from Germany. 41 short lectures and 140 posters were presented in English. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/2007

Workshop of the GDCh working group "sustainable chemistry": sustainable chemistry : New Raw Materials, Processes and Products

On March 20, 2007, the sustainable chemistry Working Group of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), which was founded this year, met for a first workshop in Frankfurt. In seven lectures, the main topics with which the working group wants to deal and which are among the great challenges of the 21st century in chemistry were presented: Sustainable energy management, sustainable products, evaluation of chemical processes and products, renewable raw materials, alternative reaction conditions, Catalysis and sustainable chemistry in teaching. More Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/2007

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