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What is the German Environmental Specimen Bank?

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What is the German Environmental Specimen Bank?

The long word German Environmental Specimen Bank

it is shortened like this: ESB.

What are the tasks of the German Environmental Specimen Bank?

We collect a lot of samples every year.

Fish, for example.

Or leaves from trees.

Or human blood.

We examine the samples.

For harmful substances.

For example lead.

We also store samples.

We freeze them.

Then they remain durable.

What do the Internet site offer?

These Internet pages provide information:

  • about the tasks of the German Environmental Specimen Bank
  • on the results of the work of the German Environmental Specimen Bank

Start

On the first page there are news.

  • what the German Environmental Specimen Bank is doing
  • what the German Environmental Specimen Bank has researched

Basics

Here we present the German Environmental Specimen Bank.

The German Environmental Specimen Bank has been around for a very long time.

More than 30 years.

Profiles

Here you can find information about:

For example about fish.

Or about trees.

Data search

Here you can search in our results yourself.

This is difficult.

There is an instruction.

The numbers show how the environmental problems are developing.

For example, whether we find more or less of a harmful substance.

For example of lead.

Pictures show whether something is becoming more or less.

These pictures are called diagrams.

Results

Here we describe results from our research.

Here you can find publications of the German Environmental Specimen Bank.

You can read the summaries.

Service

Here you can find Events.

These are events on environmental topics.

For example conferences for scientists.

On the Contact page you can send us a question as an e-mail.

You will then receive an e-mail with the answer.

On the Help page you can read detailed information about our website.

Glossary

The glossary contains difficult words.

These words are explained here.

So that everyone can understand our information on the website.

Deutsch

Here you can read our information in German language.

Search

If you cannot find something on the website:

you can use the search.

You can type what you are looking for into the field in the upper right corner.

For example the word lead.

Click on Search next to the search field.