PGEAquaTox – Novel approaches to assess toxicity of platinum-group elements in aquatic environments

The project aims to assess the aquatic ecotoxicology of PGE in freshwater systems of the South African mining area. It intends to accomplish the following research aims: 1. Identify the role of PGE in the socio-ecological health of the Hex River catchment; 2. Gain information on the bioavailability of PGE in aquatic systems from biomonitoring studies; 3. Gain knowledge on the effects of PGE and identify sensitive organisms; 4. Determine the relative risk of PGE contaminations.


"PGEAquaTox" – project presentation from the launching workshop1

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