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8th European Modelling Workshop

Posted by Casey Wisch on December 19, 2016

  In early October, Amy Ritter attended the EU Modeling Workshop held in Athens, Greece, along with 51 other attendees comprised of industry, regulatory agencies (EU and Member State), academia and consultants. Waterborne experts, Gerco Hoogeweg and Isha Khanijo, were acknowledged in the presentation, “The difficulty of understanding leaching drivers from EU wide modelling assessments”,… Read More>

The Growing Need for Field Volatility Studies

Posted by Jacob Mitchell on December 19, 2016

Over the past few years, Waterborne experienced a surge in the number of field volatility studies being requested by the USEPA. Our team has significant experience in this area and our crop protection clients rely on this expertise to help them meet the Agency’s requirements. Field volatility studies present unique logistical challenges. The required plot… Read More>

Waterborne Helps to Advance the Quality and Effectiveness of Endangered Species Risk Assessments

Posted by Casey Wisch on December 13, 2016

There has been significant activity in the area of risk assessments for federally-listed threatened and endangered species since our 2015 update. Endangered Species risk Assessment (ESA) is a focus area where Waterborne continues to partner with and support our clients to provide solution-focused assessment tools and regulatory support. We have had opportunities to review the… Read More>

INTERNATIONAL IUPAC ERA WORKSHOP

Posted by Casey Wisch on August 18, 2016

INTERNATIONAL IUPAC ERA WORKSHOP NEW DELHI, INDIA, April 6-9, 2016 The Third International IUPAC Conference on Agrochemicals protecting Crop, Health and Natural Environment (APCHNE) – New Chemistries for Phytomedicines and Crop Protection Chemicals was held at the National Agricultural Science Complex, part of India’s premier research institute. Waterborne’s Senior Environmental Engineer, Isha Khanijo, was a… Read More>

GIS – A Changing Landscape

Posted by Gerco Hoogeweg on August 18, 2016

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been around for over 40 years. During this time, technology has evolved from massive servers to desktop computers and now to the web and mobile devices. These technological changes also transform the way in which we conduct our GIS work. At Waterborne, desktop-based GIS analysis has been a primary focus… Read More>

Behind the Curve?

Posted by Casey Wisch on August 18, 2016

Software updates can feel like you’re dealing with a horse race. New features are constantly released and trendy modules are always available. I often find myself asking, “Shall I move forward and install these updates, or stick with what I have?” Constant updates, changes and new features can actually challenge efficient workflow. Upgrading software takes… Read More>

Welcome to Philly! The Birthplace of Our Nation and “The City of Brotherly Love”

Posted by Nathan Snyder on July 19, 2016

I’m thrilled that the American Chemical Society Fall National Meeting is in my hometown this year and I hope I can help those of you visiting with a brief introduction to the city. The convention center and attached hotels offer a great central location to explore some of the great areas Philadephia has to offer!… Read More>

Microbeads are Not the Only Microplastics

Posted by Nikki Mapes-Reynolds on July 17, 2016

Plastic particles smaller than 5 millimeters are ubiquitous in the aquatic environment. The sources of plastic particles are varied and include abrasives found in personal care products, “lint” from laundered synthetic garments, released industrial materials and weathered plastic debris, including shopping bags, food storage containers, drink bottles and plastic film. In December 2015, President Obama… Read More>

The Groundwater Monitoring Cycle

Posted by Gerco Hoogeweg on July 4, 2016

For the past decade, pesticide groundwater monitoring programs via prospective and retrospective studies were of diminished importance to regulators across the US and were often not considered during the registration process. While regulatory requirements for groundwater monitoring programs are beginning to emerge again in the US, Europe is full of activity to develop regulatory guidance… Read More>