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News from Chair of Ecological Systems Design


ESD research in SNF Newsletter

Our research on Swiss collection and recycling rates showing that these rates are substantially lower than those that are officially communicated was prominently featured in the Swiss National Research Programm 70 newsletter. Read more 


ESD research in The Guardian

The Guardian article "The hydropower paradox: is this energy as clean as it seems?" cites our research, which shows that the carbon footprint of hydropower is far higher than previously assumed. Read more 


ESD research highlighted in Nature

Our research quantified the thermal emissions from power plants worldwide to assess the disruption of acquatic ecosystems. Read more 

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News from the Institute of Environmental Engineering


Dr. Wolfgang Kinzelbach interviewed by China Environment News

Recently, Dr. Wolfgang Kinzelbach was interviewed by China Environment News about his opinions on groundwater over-exploitation problems in China Northern Plain.  Read more 


Online Groundwater Model launched

Our tool enables decision makers in the Heihe River Basin (China) to assess different irrigation water allocation strategies. Read more 

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News from the BAUG Department


ETH-EPFL Summer School 2017 – Catchment Transport Processes

Applications are now open for the ETH-EPFL Summer School on Catchment Transport Processes that will take place 2-9 July 2017 in Einsiedeln (CH). Read more 


«Mesh Mould» Project Team Receives Concrete Innovation Award at CIC 2017

The National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication is pleased to announce that the Mesh Mould project team after the Swiss Technology Award 2016 was also awarded the Concrete Innovation Award at the Second Concrete Innovation Conference (CIC) in Tromsø, Norway. Read more 

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