German Environmental Specimen Bank - how does it work?
Visit us at Berlin's urban rail station Friedrichstrasse on 19 November and learn about the life-cycle of a specimen from sampling to the archive.
What is awaiting you?
From sampling to the archive
- Fish sampling with living fish, fishing equipment and a laboratory vehicle (University of Trier)
- Sampling of suspended particulate matter (Free University Berlin) and soil sampling (Fraunhofer Institute IME)
- Authentic environmental samples from the archive (Fraunhofer Institute IME)
- the "Labor der Zukunft", an innovative lab truck (Fraunhofer Institute IBMT)
- interesting facts about the new archive for human samples (Fraunhofer Institute IBMT)
The chemical analysis of the samples
- Results and information on chemical analyses (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg and Eurofins GfA GmbH Hamburg)
Do it yourself: Hits for kids
- an interactive booth for children and adolescents with sample preparation (Fraunhofer Institute IME)
Where can I find more information when I am back home?
- the website of the German ESB (Federal Environment Agency): Tips on data search, newsfeeds and more
Dorothea-Schlegel-Platz, urban rail station (S-Bahnhof) Friedrichstrasse, Berlin
From 9.30 h to 16.00 h, the ESB team will be around and looks forward to welcoming you!
November 18, 2012
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