environmental physicist Matthias Brennwald, who developed the portable mass spectrometer, explains: "Our instrument, weighing 13kg and mounted in a wheeled suitcase, can be taken to the most remote locations.
Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag
) and the China Medical University assessed the risk posed to people in China by arsenic-contaminated water.
* Special recognition went to Eawag
, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology for their urine-diverting model.
Computer Program for the Identification and Simulation of Aquatic Systems; 2-10, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG
), Dubendorf, Suiza (1998).
(2007) que el uso del modelo se ha venido incrementando tambien en Europa, como lo demuestran cuatro Conferencias Internacionales sobre SWAT; la primera, realizada en Rauischholzhausen-Alemania, de la cual se publico un numero especial de Hydrological Processes (volume 19, issue 3: "Special Issue: SWAT 2000 Development and application"), y las otras tres, de las que se han publicado Proceedings, en Bari-Italia (TWRI, 2003), Zurich-Suiza (EAWAG
, 2005) y Delft-Ho landa (UNESCO-IHE, 2007).
A new report published jointly by researchers from the Swiss Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering (ETH Zurich), the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG
) has found that receding glaciers in the Swiss Alps are releasing high levels of 'legacy pollutants,' chemicals that exist in ecosystems for a long time.
SANDEC, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG
Abbaspour (eds.) Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG
It involved specialists from the Japanese Fisheries Research Agency, Switzerland's EAWAG
aquatic research institute, the U.S.-based Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, and U.S.
Examples are the EAWAG
(Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology) or, until 2003 the Institute for Forestry, which led the scientific background for federal policies in the decades after World War II.
Motschi, who holds a doctorate degree in inorganic chemistry from the Federal Polytechnic (ETH), Zurich, studied as postdoctorate at Iowa State University before joining the Swiss Federal Institute for Water Resources and Water Pollution Control (EAWAG
) in 1981.
Water has been a recurrent element in the life of Alexander Zehnder, who, today, is the Director of the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG
) in Zurich.