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EEM3-UDUR: Terrestrial Runoff Modeling for Risk Assessment of Chemical Exposure (TERRACE)

Principal Investigator

Dr. Sue White
Cranfield University Silsoe
Silsoe
UK - MK45 Bedfordshire
sue.white@cranfield.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1525 863140
Fax: +44 (0)1525 863001

Collaborators

Mr. John Hollis - Cranfield University Silsoe
j.hollis@cranfield.ac.uk
LRI Monitor : Dr. Andrew Eatherall - Syngenta
andrew.eatherall@syngenta.com

Description

This project aims to create an integrated software package to assess the transport of chemical pollutants in the environment. It will provide European and national regulatory agencies and industry with a state-of-the-art tool for better prediction of concentrations of chemicals – such as pesticides and industrial pollutants – in waters entering river systems. The software package will have three parts: models simulating water runoff from land and the pollutants it carries; a database of information to use with these models (including information on topography, soils, geology and land-use) and mapping software.

Related Publications

White, S. , Beaudoin, I., Kannan, N., Worrall, F., Hollis, J. and Hallet, S. (12-16 May 2002). TERRACE: Terrestrial Runoff Risk Assessment and Chemical Evaluation. SETAC Europe 12th Annual Meeting. Poster SETAC (46-10). (abstract) Final Report and Publications expected in 2003.

Timeline: May 2000 > October 2003

LRI funding: € 255,000

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