Jörg Oehlmann
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Jörg Oehlmann


Graduated as Dr. rer. nat. at University Münster in 1994. Habilitation at the International Graduate School Zittau in 1998. 2001-2004: Full professor (C3) for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Goethe University Frankfurt. Since 2004 full professor (C4) for Aquatic Ecotoxicology at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Head of the Department Aquatic Ecotoxicology and the Master's Programme in Environmental Sciences at Goethe University.

Primary research interests: Biological effects monitoring, endocrine active chemicals, pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment, effects of microplastics on aquatic organisms, development of an integrated water resource management.

Ecology Ecotoxicology Environmental Sciences Freshwater Biology Toxicology Zoology

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Head of Department Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
March 2001
Aquatic Ecotoxicology
The objective of the research in our department is the understanding of processes in aquatic ecosystems regarding presence and effects of environmental chemicals alone and in combination with other stressors giving rise to the following work areas: ◾Investigation of pollution in aquatic ecosystems ◾Investigation of the mode of action of chemicals on different levels of biological organisation from molecules to individuals, populations and ecosystems. ◾Development of ecotoxicological test methods ◾Effects of multiple stressors on organisms and communities This knowledge is applied in ecological hazard and risk assessment, development of assessment criteria, conservation of biodiversity and suggestion of ecological sound management and monitoring programmes.

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