In the skies above the Amazon, large numbers of small air particles called aerosols that form naturally in the upper atmosphere are carried to the lowermost part of it, known as the boundary layer, by rapid downdrafts associated with rain convective clouds. This shows a new study by scientists from USA, Brazil, Sweden, Germany and Finland published in Nature. These findings shed …
China is the biggest emitter of certain toxic fluorinated chemicals today, shows a new study published in Environmental Science and Technology. Researchers from Sweden, Norway and China have measured the levels of 12 fluorinated substances at the mouths of 19 Chinese rivers. “Our field measurements have confirmed the theoretical calculations of emissions”, says Thanh Wang, researcher at Örebro University who …
In collaboration with the student association of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) we are happy to announce that ACES will be hosting the 6th edition of the Young Environmental Scientists meeting (YES) taking place from the 16th to the 20th of February. This will be the first time that the meeting is held in Scandinavia and roughly 100 students are …
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