Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

Interdisciplinary research with impact. Problem-oriented education of high quality.

Impact of microplastics on marine animals more complex than previously thought

July 4, 2016

Effects of microplastics on aquatic organisms can vary depending on particle type and food availability shows a new study by researchers from ACES and colleagues from AquaBiota Research, Stockholm, published in journal PLOS One. Their results present a more complex picture of the effects of microplastics than previously thought. “Microplastics are tiny particles that are less than 5mm in size …

Airplanes make clouds brighter

June 21, 2016

Clouds may have a net warming or cooling effect on climate, depending on their thickness and altitude. Artificially formed clouds called contrails form due to aircraft effluent. In a cloudless sky, contrails are thought to have minimal effect on climate. But what happens when the sky is already cloudy? In a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists …

World class research in environmental science at Stockholm University according to Shanghai Ranking

June 16, 2016

Today we learned that environmental science and engineering at Stockholm University was ranked 5th in the world by Shanghai Ranking global ranking of academic subjects. This outstanding placing, despite the limitations of this and other university ranking systems, is a clear indication of the world-class research in environmental science being done at Stockholm University. Our international standing in this field is …

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Cutting edge research on global issues: chemical contaminants, atmospheric aerosols, biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients, and analytical chemistry

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At ACES, our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society.
For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.



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We help government agencies and the private sector with laboratory and field investigations, data reviews and knowledge syntheses.

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On occasion and on a case-by-case basis, we engage in long-term strategic collaborations with external partners that share our commitment to sustainability.

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