Back to profile Contact person for... - prof.dr. AA (Bart) Koelmans Dossier Microplastics and Nanoplastics Microplastics and Nanoplastics are tiny plastic particles that may end up in the environment. What are the effects of these plastics in the sea and... type_page Laboratory for Aquatic Ecology The Laboratory for Aquatic Ecology carries out research on organisms and substances. It looks at how they behave, how certain substances affect... MSc Thesis and internship of Aquatic Ecology and Water Management Group Welcome in the exiting world of Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality! Here you will find valuable information for a thesis or internship with respect to... News Microplastics widely detected in freshwaters, yet most studies are not fully reliable 5 april 2019 | Microplastics are widely detected in freshwater, wastewater and a limited number of drinking water studies. But the majority of the studies (92% of... Bart Koelmans succeeds Marten Scheffer as chair holder 22 februari 2019 | Bart Koelmans has succeeded Marten Scheffer as Professor of Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management at Wageningen University & Research. The... Evidence on microplastics does not yet point to widespread risk, say Europe’s top scientists group 15 januari 2019 | Microplastics and nanoplastics do not yet pose a widespread risk to humans or the environment, except in small pockets. But that evidence is limited... Fate of nano- and microplastic in rivers explained 17 oktober 2016 | Very tiny plastic particles of micro and nano size are difficult to measure in the environment to assess exposure risks. Researchers of Wageningen... Article about the role of Microplastics in Bioaccumulation of POPs by Northern Fulmars is Editor's Choice in Environmental Science and Technology 20 januari 2016 | The Journal Environmental Science & Technology selected the recently published paper on the role of microplastics in bioaccumulation of POPs by... Study into Dutch ‘plastic soup' launched following STW investment 28 april 2015 | Technology Foundation STW has invested in a new research project aimed at assessing the degree to which inland waterways in the Netherlands are... Plastic nanoparticles also harm freshwater organisms 17 oktober 2014 | Organisms can be negatively affected by plastic nanoparticles, not just in the seas and oceans but in freshwater bodies too. These particles slow the... Thesis prize 7 februari 2013 | Anna Wegner has won the WUF-KLV scriptieprijs 2011-1012 PhD position on impact assessment in the Arctic 8 oktober 2012 | Wageningen UR is looking for a highly motivated PhD student to work within the TripleP@SEA program on “Impact Assessment in the Arctic”.