2 Mar 2022, Online Training | Die Akademie Fresenius GmbH
This training is aiming to give you the basic knowledge on how to assess predicted environmental concentration of PPP and their active substances and metabolites in soil in the evaluation procedure in Europe. In a compact format of an intensive morning session, you will be familiarised with the philosophy of the new PECsoil guidance documents of EFSA and the related software packages to perform individual PECsoil calculations. Compared to the traditional methodology the new procedure for PECsoil includes scenarios for each of the three European zones. Furthermore, more processes are considered such as wash-off from crops and leaching to deeper soil layers. Finally, the PECsoil assessment is now embedded in a scheme of 4 different tiers including analytical and numerical models.
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Michael Klein, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME), Germany
9.45 Login Time
10.00 Start of the Online Training: Welcome address by the organisers and introduction by the trainer
10.10 Introduction to the EFSA PECsoil guidance
10.55 Short break
11.00 Introduction into the practical examples for PECsoil and PECgroundwater
11.05 Exercise: Working with the new PERSAM model (only PECsoil)
12.00 Lunch break
12.30 Exercise: Working with the new FOCUS PELMO (PECsoil and PECgroundwater)
13.20 Short break
13.25 Exercise: Working with the new FOCUS PEARL (PECsoil and PECgroundwater)
14.15 Questions and answers related to the new PECsoil assessment and the modelling exercise.
14.30 End of the online training
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME), Germany
Michael Klein joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME) in 1987 after finishing his degree in Chemistry. As a member of various EU-FOCUS working groups he was involved in developing fate guidelines related to pesticides. He is currently member of the EFSA PPR Panel.mehrweniger
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