Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

ACES professor receives prestigious award

August 25, 2016

Professor Margareta Törnqvist received the Fritz Sobels Award for her lifetime accomplishment in the field of environmental mutagenesis during the 45th Annual meeting of the European Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EEMGS) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Margareta Törnqvist’s work has focused on the development of advanced analytical methods, based on mass spectrometry, for the analysis of genotoxic compounds that form adducts …

New study reveals the origin of soot emissions that melt Himalayan glaciers

August 25, 2016

Northern India, China as well as nearby countryside were shown to be the origins of black soot that is largely responsible for the melting of glaciers in the Himalayan mountains of Tibet in a new study published in Nature Communications. Researchers from ACES and colleagues from the Chinese Academy of Sciences were able to determine not only the production sources of the …

Remembering Prof. Jón Egill Kristjánsson

August 19, 2016

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Professor Jón Egill Kristjánsson, University of Oslo, who was killed in a climbing accident in the Norwegian mountains. Jón Egill was a very active, talented and internationally respected researcher and a good friend to many researchers here at ACES as well as the Bolin Centre for Climate Research. …

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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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External Relations

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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Commissioned research

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

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Strategic collaborations

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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