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Whales, waste and sea walnuts: incorporating human impacts on the marine ecosystem within life cycle impact assessment

Whales, waste and sea walnuts: incorporating human impacts on the marine ecosystem within life cycle impact assessment

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Start-up of the project – first job announcement

30.04.2020 | by Francesca Verones

I am very excited to start the ATLANTIS project and to work on developing the models for impacts of marine plastics and invasive species. The first task is to find a good team for reaching the ambitious goals.

Currently the first job advertisement for a PhD position for modelling the human impacts of marine plastics is open for application (deadline 22 May 2020).

Please apply through jobbnorge.no.

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SETAC SciCon: a virtual conference

08.05.2020 | by Francesca Verones

The SETAC (Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Europe Annual meeting was supposed to take place in Dublin this year. Due to the situation with the Coronavirus, the conference could of course not be held as planned. Instead of canceling the conference, the organizers decided to transform the conference into a fully virtual meeting, complete with keynote speakers, scientific sessions, poster sessions and exhibition hall.

Together with my colleagues from the Marilca working group, I had a talk about [...]

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LC-IMPACT: a new spatially differentiated life cycle impact assessment method

04.06.2020 | by Francesca Verones

LC-IMPACT was originally a project financed by the seventh framework program of the European Union. During the project many new models and approaches for assessing impacts on ecosystems and human health within a life cycle assessment framework were developed. However, an overarching combination of all these developments was lacking. [...]