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Ecotoxicology

Ecotoxicology is an interdisciplinary science that deals with the effects of substances on the living environment. Methods and tasks associated with biology, toxicology, environmental chemistry and ecology find application in the process.

Edaphon

The edaphon (Gr. edaphos - ground) covers the entirety of organisms living in the ground. A distinction is made between living plant entities (soil flora) and animal entities (soil fauna).

electron acceptor

An electron acceptor (or electron receiver) in the terminology of physics and chemistry is a particle (atom, molecule or ion) which is able to uptake electrons. This process is referred to as reduction. The particle itself acts as an oxidant.

Enclosures

This terminology is derived from the English and means separate tubular regions in bodies of water (lakes/seas) where scientists are able to test decontamination methods on a small scale prior to application in the entire body of water.

Environmental medicine

As a rule a distinction is made between (clinical) environmental medicine and hygiene (preventive medicine).
Taken as a whole, they are considered as environmental medicine if the tenets of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of afflictions associated with environmental influences are observed.
Whereas preventive environmental medicine (hygiene) focuses on environmental hygiene, epidemiological and preventive medicine (water, soil and air hygiene, hygiene of food, basic utilities and requirements, construction and settlement hygiene, including noise exposure, protection against ionizing radiation and consumer health protection), clinical environmental medicine, on the other hand, encompasses the medical care of individual persons with health complaints or conspicuous medical examination findings which can be traced back to environmental factors by the persons involved or the medical staff concerned.

Epidemiology

Epidemiology studies the causes and effects as well as the distribution of health-related conditions and events in populations.

Eukaryote

A eukaryote consists of at least one cell and possesses a cell nucleus with chromosomes and a nuclear membrane.

Eutrophy

Eutrophication mainly describes an increase in the input of plant nutrients (trophication) in bodies of water. The trophic status of a lake changes in the course of this increase (from oligotrophic through to mesotrophic, eutrophic and hypertrophic), accompanying the build-up of the ecosystem in the process.
Eutrophication becomes problematic when the biomass produced by its long-term resident communities sinks to the bottom of the lake after death and decomposes, accompanied by oxygen consumption. If the oxygen requirements exceed that available in the deep water of the lake, death of the fish population occurs and one refers to the lake's "tipping over".

Evaluation (Begutachtung, Bewertung)

Process for judging whether scientific research complies with certain quality standards. Research programmes at the UFZ are evaluated in a 5 year cycle with regard to societal relevance, scientific quality, interdisciplinary co-operation and transfer of knowledge to society.

ex situ

In ex situ processes the contaminated material is transported out of the soil or groundwater and handled externally.

Exposure

The term exposure describes the impact of an environmental agent on a receptor. This receptor-oriented approach allows distinguishing between environmental pollution and exposure. A miner, for example, is exposed to dust; a passive smoker is exposed to cigarette smoke. An exposure does not have to induce illness but can be a possible cause or trigger of illness or another effect in the receptor.

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5. Dialogforum "Gebäude und Energie"
When: 12:30 to 18:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig Leipziger KUBUS, Saal 1 A
Eventtype:further education
Language:german
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Lecture by Dr. Hans Kremers
When: 15:00 to 16:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig Buildung 1.0 Room 254
Eventtype:convention
Language:english
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POLICYMIX Conference 2014
Policy Mixes in Env. and Conservation Policies
Start: 25.02.2014 at 12:00  
End: 27.02.2014 at 15:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig Leipziger KUBUS, Germany
Eventtype:convention
Language:english
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POLICYMIX Conference 2014
Policy Mixes in Env. and Conservation Policies
Start: 25.02.2014 at 12:00  
End: 27.02.2014 at 15:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig Leipziger KUBUS, Germany
Eventtype:convention
Language:english
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POLICYMIX Conference 2014
Policy Mixes in Env. and Conservation Policies
Start: 25.02.2014 at 12:00  
End: 27.02.2014 at 15:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig Leipziger KUBUS, Germany
Eventtype:convention
Language:english
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Integrating mechanisms into macroecology
Start: 04.03.2014  
End: 06.03.2014

Where:Halle
Eventtype:convention
Language:english
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Integrating mechanisms into macroecology
Start: 04.03.2014  
End: 06.03.2014

Where:Halle
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FameLab Saxony 2014
Let's talk science!
When: 18:00 to 21:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig
Eventtype:popular science event
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Integrating mechanisms into macroecology
Start: 04.03.2014  
End: 06.03.2014

Where:Halle
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Research for Sustainable Urban Futures –
Enhancing Transatlantic Transfer of Knowledge
Start: 06.03.2014 at 08:03  
End: 07.03.2014 at 17:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig Building 7 Room 201
Eventtype:convention
Language:english
UFZ - Workshop zur Populationsbiologie
von Tagfaltern und Widderchen
Start: 06.03.2014 at 13:00  
End: 07.03.2014 at 19:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig KUBUS Saal 2
Eventtype:workshop
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
End: 16.03.2014 at 17:00 Uhr

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Research for Sustainable Urban Futures –
Enhancing Transatlantic Transfer of Knowledge
Start: 06.03.2014 at 08:03  
End: 07.03.2014 at 17:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig Building 7 Room 201
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UFZ - Workshop zur Populationsbiologie
von Tagfaltern und Widderchen
Start: 06.03.2014 at 13:00  
End: 07.03.2014 at 19:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig KUBUS Saal 2
Eventtype:workshop
Language:german
14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
End: 16.03.2014 at 17:00 Uhr

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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
End: 16.03.2014 at 17:00 Uhr

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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
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14.UFZ-Winterschule: Ökologische Modellierung
2014MI.10
Start: 06.03.2014 at 14:00  
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HIGRADE Spring Conference 2014
KUBUS Leipzig
Where:Leipzig KUBUS Leipzig, Saal 1
Eventtype:conference
Language:english
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Wettbewerbsfähig durch Innovationen
Vom Labor in die Praxis
When: 09:30 to 17:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:convention
Language:german
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9. Leipziger Umweltstammtisch
"Wolfsspirit - ein Beutegreifer kehrt heim"
When: 18:00 to 20:30 Uhr
Where:Leipzig
Eventtype:popular science event
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Regionalkonferenz Trockenregionen
Start: 02.04.2014 at 09:00  
End: 03.04.2014 at 15:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:conference
Language:german
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Regionalkonferenz Trockenregionen
Start: 02.04.2014 at 09:00  
End: 03.04.2014 at 15:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:conference
Language:german
Dezentrale flexible Strombereitstellung aus Biogas
Entwicklung, Möglichkeiten und Perspektiven
When: 09:00 to 18:30 Uhr
Where:anderer Standort
Eventtype:convention
Language:german
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Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Naturschutzrecht
19. Umweltrechtliches Symposion
Start: 10.04.2014 at 10:00  
End: 11.04.2014 at 13:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig
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Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Naturschutzrecht
19. Umweltrechtliches Symposion
Start: 10.04.2014 at 10:00  
End: 11.04.2014 at 13:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig
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Vortrag: Die Geschichte des Standortes Permoserstr
When: 17:00 to 19:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS Saal 2 A+B
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IFAT 2014
Trade Faire for Water, Sewage and Wast Management
Start: 05.05.2014 at 09:00  
End: 09.05.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

Where:anderer Standort
Eventtype:exhibition
Language:german, english
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IFAT 2014
Trade Faire for Water, Sewage and Wast Management
Start: 05.05.2014 at 09:00  
End: 09.05.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

Where:anderer Standort
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Science to support water resource planning
Understanding sensitivity to climate change
When: 15:00 to 18:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig Leipzig Kubus
Eventtype:Lecture
Language:english
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IFAT 2014
Trade Faire for Water, Sewage and Wast Management
Start: 05.05.2014 at 09:00  
End: 09.05.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

Where:anderer Standort
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IFAT 2014
Trade Faire for Water, Sewage and Wast Management
Start: 05.05.2014 at 09:00  
End: 09.05.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

Where:anderer Standort
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ExperiNat 2014
Abschluss & Preisverleihung
When: 17:00 to 20:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS Saal 1
Eventtype:popular science event
Language:german
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IFAT 2014
Trade Faire for Water, Sewage and Wast Management
Start: 05.05.2014 at 09:00  
End: 09.05.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

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Integrative Key Topic (IKT)
Start: 13.05.2014 at 12:00  
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Integrative Key Topic (IKT)
Start: 13.05.2014 at 12:00  
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Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft in Magdeburg
Where:Magdeburg
Eventtype:popular science event
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International Bioeconomy Conference

Start: 22.05.2014  
End: 23.05.2014

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International Bioeconomy Conference

Start: 22.05.2014  
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Grüner Kindertag der LANU und des UFZ
Start: 03.06.2014 at 09:00  
End: 04.06.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:popular science event
Language:german
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Grüner Kindertag der LANU und des UFZ
Start: 03.06.2014 at 09:00  
End: 04.06.2014 at 16:00 Uhr

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
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Vortrag von Harald Welzer
Eine Anleitung zum Widerstand
When: 19:00 to 21:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS Saal 1A
Eventtype:colloquium
Language:german
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LC-MS in der Umweltanalytik 2014
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 18.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
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Summer School 2014
Tools for long-term contaminated site management
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 20.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
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LC-MS in der Umweltanalytik 2014
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 18.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
Eventtype:colloquium
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Summer School 2014
Tools for long-term contaminated site management
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 20.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
Eventtype:workshop
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LC-MS in der Umweltanalytik 2014
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 18.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
Eventtype:colloquium
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Summer School 2014
Tools for long-term contaminated site management
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 20.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
Eventtype:workshop
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Summer School 2014
Tools for long-term contaminated site management
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 20.06.2014

Where:Leipzig
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Summer School 2014
Tools for long-term contaminated site management
Start: 16.06.2014  
End: 20.06.2014

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Vierte Internationale Degrowth-Konferenz
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Where:Leipzig
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Vierte Internationale Degrowth-Konferenz
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Where:Leipzig
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Vierte Internationale Degrowth-Konferenz
Start: 02.09.2014  
End: 06.09.2014

Where:Leipzig
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Vierte Internationale Degrowth-Konferenz
Start: 02.09.2014  
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Teaching Individual/ Agent-based-Modelling 2014
Start: 15.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:Leipzig Vortragssaal Geb. 1.0
Eventtype:further education
Language:english
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Teaching Individual/ Agent-based-Modelling 2014
Start: 15.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:Leipzig Vortragssaal Geb. 1.0
Eventtype:further education
Language:english
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Teaching Individual/ Agent-based-Modelling 2014
Start: 15.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:Leipzig Vortragssaal Geb. 1.0
Eventtype:further education
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Teaching Individual/ Agent-based-Modelling 2014
Start: 15.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:Leipzig Vortragssaal Geb. 1.0
Eventtype:further education
Language:english
Magdeburger Gewässerschutzseminar
Gewässerzustand der Elbe
Start: 18.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:anderer Standort
Eventtype:convention
Language:german, czech
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Teaching Individual/ Agent-based-Modelling 2014
Start: 15.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:Leipzig Vortragssaal Geb. 1.0
Eventtype:further education
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Magdeburger Gewässerschutzseminar
Gewässerzustand der Elbe
Start: 18.09.2014  
End: 19.09.2014

Where:anderer Standort
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Jahrestagung der Dt. Gesellschaft für Limnologie
DGL 2014
Start: 29.09.2014  
End: 02.10.2014

Where:Magdeburg
Eventtype:convention
Language:german
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Jahrestagung der Dt. Gesellschaft für Limnologie
DGL 2014
Start: 29.09.2014  
End: 02.10.2014

Where:Magdeburg
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Jahrestagung der Dt. Gesellschaft für Limnologie
DGL 2014
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Where:Magdeburg
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16. Workshop Hochauflösender Geoelektrik
BUCHA 2014
Start: 01.10.2014  
End: 02.10.2014

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
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Jahrestagung der Dt. Gesellschaft für Limnologie
DGL 2014
Start: 29.09.2014  
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16. Workshop Hochauflösender Geoelektrik
BUCHA 2014
Start: 01.10.2014  
End: 02.10.2014

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Final Symposium
on Biogeochemical Interfaces in Soils
Start: 06.10.2014  
End: 08.10.2014

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
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Final Symposium
on Biogeochemical Interfaces in Soils
Start: 06.10.2014  
End: 08.10.2014

Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:convention
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Final Symposium
on Biogeochemical Interfaces in Soils
Start: 06.10.2014  
End: 08.10.2014

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UN-Dekade Biologische Vielfalt
When: 12:00 to 15:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:conference
Language:german
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CABERNET 2014:
Start: 14.10.2014  
End: 16.10.2014

Where:Leipzig
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CABERNET 2014:
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CABERNET 2014:
Start: 14.10.2014  
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HIGRADE Fall Conference 2014
KUBUS Leipzig
When: 16:23 to 16:23 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS Leipzig, Saal 1
Eventtype:conference
Language:english
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9. Helmholtz Environmental Lecture
Lecture mit Dr. Thilo Bode (foodwatch e.V.)
When: 17:00 to 22:00 Uhr
Where:Leipzig KUBUS
Eventtype:lecture
Language:german
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