NanoFASE presents vision of modelling framework for nanoparticles in the aquatic environment

Next week NanoFASE partners from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) and the University of Vienna will be presenting a modelling framework for the transport, transformation and bio-uptake of manufactured nanoparticles in the aquatic environment at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016 (

Steve Lofts (CEH), the lead author, commented "Nanoparticles have distinctive and type-specific behaviours in the environment and so it is important to develop a new modelling approach for their fate in surface water and other environmental compartments. We will be presenting an outline of the spatially explicit NanoFASE model and illustrating our approach with a case study on nano-enabled antifouling ship paints."

If attending the conference you can find this work being presented in poster session HS5.10, Assessment and interpretation of state and trends in water quality, 08:00–19:30, Hall A, on Tuesday 19th April.