Topics

Fate of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in the urban water systems, surface- and groundwater

 

Wastewater- and sludge treatment

Agricultural use of sewage sludge

Incineration of sewage sludge

Stormwater

Landfills

Surface water

High ionic strength media

Floodplain soils

Sediments

 

Analyses of ENMs in complex environmental matrices

Field-flow fractionation

Hydrodynamic chromatography

(SP)ICP-MS

Micelle-based separation

Filtration techniques

Light scattering

Microscopy

Electrochemical tools

 

Ecotoxicity of ENMs

 

Realistic exposure scenarios

Exposure characterisation

Bioavailability and trophic transfer

New model organisms

Alternative methods

The role of the biocorona in ecotoxicology

 

Environmental Risk Assessment

 

Standard Testing – fate & effects

Grouping of NMs based on ecotoxicological effects

New and novel ecotoxicity test methods

Safety Testing

Quality in Risk Assessment

 

Regulation of ENMs in water environments