General information

This interdisciplinar area is conducted by more than one Working groups (areas).
Below you can see a list of current and finished research projects.

Overview on current and recently finished research projects

  • Application of biotests to determine the biological activity of secondary plant metabolites (active biological agents)
  • Ecotoxicity of biodegradable materials
  • Ecotoxicological monitoring of old deposits
  • Use of bioassays to investigate the influence of bioavailability on the toxicity of petrol hydrocarbon contaminated soils
  • Project INTERLAND (Innovative Technologies for Remediation of Landfills and Contaminated Soils) (Brownfield land organically contaminated)
  • Project INTERLAND (Innovative Technologies for Remediation of Landfills and Contaminated Soils) (Old deposits)
  • Project LIBERATION (Development of a decision support system for sustainable management of contaminated land by linking bioavailability, ecological risk and ground water pollution of organic pollutants)
  • Project EVAPASSOLD (Evaluation and Preliminary Assessment of Old Deposits) - Part III
  • Project FATEALLCHEM (Fate and Toxicity of Allelochemicals)
  • Bioremediation and toxicity monitoring of PAH contaminated soils and sludges
  • Biological pollutant degredation in the rhizosphere
  • Ecotoxicological evaluation of PAH contaminated soils
  • Design and monitoring of biopile remediation
  • Phytoremediation of PAH contaminated soils
  • Project EVAPASSOLD - Parts I & II
  • Risk assessment of PAH contaminated land
  • Stress proteins in plants
  • Ecological assessment of crude oil contaminated soil samples

Participating Working Groups and Areas

Area Geobiotechnology & Environmental Chemistry: Andreas P. Loibner, ao.Univ.Prof.Dipl.-Ing.Dr.nat.techn.

WG Environmental Microbiology: Ines Fritz, Ass.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn.