Environmental Monitoring Teams

The current 2024 research portfolio under the environmental programme looks as follows:

  • ECO 54: Developing a tiered modeling framework in support of risk assessment of chemical substances associated with mobility concerns
    Principal investigator: Li Li, NSHE University of Nevada, US
  • ECO 55: Assessing the Impact of Sample Collection on Microbial Population and Validity Criteria
    in the OECD 309 Surface Water Mineralisation Test
    Principal investigator: Odd Gunnar Brakstad, SINTEF Ocean AS, NO
  • ECO56: UTOPIA:  Development of a mUltimedia uniT world OPen-source model for mIcroplAstic
    Principal investigator: Matthew MacLeod, Stockhom University, SE
  • ECO57: μPLANET – microPlastic Long-range transport Assessment aNd Estimation Tools
    Principal investigator: Antonia Praetorius, University of Amsterdam, NL
  • ECO58: Comprehensive additive release and bioaccessibility model for risk assessment of micro-
    and nano-plastics in the environment
    Principal investigator: P. Lee Ferguson, Duke University, US
  • ECO59: FRAGMENT-MNP: Developing a mechanistic model of Micro and NanoPlastic
    FRAGMentation in the ENvironmenT
    Principal investigator: Claus Svendsen, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), UK 
  • ECO60: EMIFACT-MNP:EMIssionFACTorsfor Micro andNanoPlastics
    Principal investigator: Sam Harrison, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), UK 
  • ECO61: HERA-MP – Establishment of a Holistic Environmental Risk Assessment for MicroPlastics in the terrestrial environment using the study of environmentally relevant particles
    Principal investigator: Karsten Schlich, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME), DE

    For more information on the LRI, visit their website http://www.cefic-lri.org.