ATC for professors

The course will focus on defining the main ecotoxicology concepts in lectures (classroom course) and throw problem-based learning activities (in online discussion groups) applied to agrochemicals ecotoxicology.

The concepts addressed will be: agrochemicals typology and activity; toxicity test; toxicity thresholds; LC50, EC50, NOEC and NEC; REACH and standard toxicity tests; bioavailability, bioaccumulation, acute and chronic toxicity; scales of study and methods used to assess toxicity at different scales. Community ecotoxicology and how to derive causality.