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Nanomaterials and the Environment

  • Release of nanomaterials from products
  • Environmental behavior of nanomaterials
  • Modeling flows of nanomaterials
  • Assessing environmental risks of nanomaterials

 

Previous research interests

 

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Prof. Dr. Bernd Nowack
Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Technology & Society Laboratory
Environmental Risk Assessment and Management Group
Lerchenfeldstrasse 5
CH-9014 St. Gallen
Tel.: +41 (0)58 765 76 92
Fax: +41 (0)58 765 74 99
nowack@empa.ch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nowack@ito.umnw.ethz.ch, bn3@jhuvms.hcf.jhu.edu, nowack@eawag.ch, nowack@empa.ch, bernd.nowack@empa.ch, nowack@env.ethz.ch, bernd.nowack@env.ethz.ch, ETH Zürich Zurich Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems (ITES), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, ITO,Swiss Federal Institute for Materials Science and Technology, Abteilung Technologie und Gesellschaft, Eidgenössische Materialprüfungsanstalt, Soil Protection Group, Universitaetstrasse 16, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland, novack, nowak, novak, Bernd, Berndt, Bernt. Bert
MP, MPA, Methylphosphonic acid
HMP
HMPA
Hydroxymethylphosphonic acid, AMP, AMPA
Amino(methylenephosphonic acid)
PBTC
PBTCA
Bayhibit AM
2-Phosphonobutane-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid
HEDP
EHDP
HEBP
HEDPA
HEDPO
Dequest 2010
1-Hydroxyethane-1,1-diphosphonic acid)
IDMP
IDP
Iminobis(methylenphosphonic acid)
NTMP
ATMP
NTP, AMP
NTPO
NTPH
TPMA, NTTA
Dequest 2000
Nitrilotris(methylenephosphonic acid)
EDTMP
EDTP
EDTPO, ENTMP
EDTMPO
EDTMPA
EDTPH
EDITEMPA
EDTPH
TePMEDA
soil
Cu
copper
ligands
DOC
organic matter
in-situ
in situ, micro suction cups
rhizobox
rhizotron
IMAC
immobilized metal ion affinity chromatography
speciation
transport
mobility
binding
dissolution
minerals
Pb
Zn
lead
zinc
cadmium
phytoextraction
phytoremediation
phytostabilization
phytostabilisation
chelantincudedphytoextraction
minetailings
uptake
Fe
iron
wheat
hydroponics
pot
experiment
nano
nanoparticle
nanomaterial
nanotechnology nano, environment, release, silver, Ag, exposure, modeling ,risk assessment nanoimpactnet observatorynano aggregation solubilization environmental risk release products ecotoxicology pollutants detergents toxicants ternary algae ecotoxicological behavior effects fullerene, CNT, carbon nanotube, nanomaterial, nanoparticle, nanoproduct, nanorod, nanofiber, nanoobject, soot, carbon black, nanotechnology, risk assesmment, risk analysis, risk evaluation, behavior, effect, exposure, modeling, stochastic, evaluation, ITA
MITA
Materials innovation and technology assessment
Dequest 2041
Ethylenedinitrilotetrakis (methylenephosphonic acid), DTPMP
DETPMPO
DETPMPA
DETPMP, DTPP, DTPPH, ETPP, Dequest 2060, Diethylenetrinitrilopentakis(methylenephosphonic acid), HDTMP, HMDTMPA, Dequest 2054, Hexamethylenediaminetetra(methylenephosphonic acid), ligand, coordinating compound, chelating agent, multidentate ligand, metal-chelating agent complex, chelant, chelator, chelon, synonym for chelating agent, APC, abbreviation for aminopolycarboxylates, complexon, ADA, β-alanine diacetic acid, DTPA, diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid
EDDHA    ethylenediaminedi(o-hydroxyphenylacetic) acid, EDDS, ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid, EDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, HEDTA, N-(hydroxyethyl)-ethylenediaminetriacetic acid, IDSA, iminodisuccinic acid, L-GLDA, glutamate-N,N-diacetic acid, MGDA, methylglycinediacetic acid, NTA, nitrilotriacetic acid, PDTA, 1,2-diaminopropanetetraacetic acid
DTTA, diethylenetriamine-N,N,N’,N’’-tetraacetic acid, ED3A, ethylenediaminetriacetic acid
EDDA    ethylenediaminediacetic acid, EDMA    ethylenediaminemonoacetic acid, IDA, iminodiacetic acid, 3-ketopiperazinediacetic acid, detergents, complexation of Ca and Mg, complexation of heavy metals, phosphonates, inhibition of scale formation, bleach stabilizer, photo industry. EDTA, PDTA, oxidizing agent, pulp and paper, APCs, phosphonates, complexation of heavy metals, bleach stabilizer, textile industry, complexation of heavy metals, bleach stabilizer, metal plating, electroless metal plating, food, Stabilizer, antioxidant, Fe-fortification, personal care, phosphonates, stabilizer, antioxidant, power plants, phosphonates, inhibition of scale formation, agriculture, EDTA, Fe, Cu and Zn fertilizers, glyphosate; herbicide, oil production, inhibition of mineral precipitation, dairy and beverage industry, cleaning of bottles and equipment, medicine, phosphonate, carrier of radionuclides, treatment of bone and calcium metabolism diseases, APC, treatment of metal poisoning, chelation therapy, MRI contrasting agents, soil remediation; phytoremediation APC; extraction of heavy metals, chelant enhanced phytoremediation, construction    phosphonates, cement modifier, flue gas cleaning EDTA; removal of NOx


New Publication

Sun, T. Y.; Gottschalk, F.; Hungerbühler, K.; Nowack, B. (2014) Comprehensive modeling of environmental emissions of engineered nanomaterials. Environ. Pollut. 185: 69-76.

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