Switzerland to Host Event on Contaminated Sediments

The conference named “Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering” will be held from 8-13 March, 2015, at the Conference Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland.

Each topic will be introduced by one or more invited keynote speakers and completed with presentations selected from the submitted abstracts:


– Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Christian Bogdal);

– Semipolar contaminants and surfactants (Walter Giger);

– Petroleum and PAH (Walter Giger, Hans-Peter Kohler, Philippe Garrigues);

– Heavy metals and organometallics (Laura Sigg, Bernhard Wehrli, Jean-Luc Loizeau);

– Nanoparticles, colloids (Thilo Hofmann, Lee Ferguson);

– Ecotoxicology, risk assessment (Benoit Ferrari, Hans-Peter Kohler);

– Remediation, engineering (Thomas Bucheli, Walter Giger).

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