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Details Research institutes, projects and organisations
Details Pesticides in the Netherlands
Details Pesticides in the EU
Details Pesticides in the US
Details Other models

Research institutes, projects and organizations

Details RIVM: The Dutch National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
Details Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL).
Details Alterra
Details CLM: Center for Agriculture and Environment
Details Soil Science Society of America
Details Lassa: Landelijke Studiegroep voor Statistiek in de Aardwetenschappen (Dutch)
Details BCPC: The British Crop Protection Council
Details JRC: The Joint Research Centre of the European Union (JRC)
Details PFMODELS: Pesticide Fate Models Discussion board


Pesticides in the Netherlands

Details The Dutch Board for the Registration of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb). Learn more about the Dutch pesticide registration procedure.
Details Gewasbescherming.NL (LTO Nederland) (In Dutch). Information about pesticide usage, pesticides and policy.


Pesticides in the EU

Details EFSA home page. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Details FOCUS home page. From this site you can obtain the currently approved versions of simulation models and input files, which are used in an initial assessment of the leaching potential of plant protection products in the EU review process according to Council Directive 91/414/EEC.


Pesticides in the US

Details Pesticides: Science and Policy (official EPA site on pesticides).
Details EPA database of pesticides registered in the USA.
Details EPA indicators models A simple risk screening model.



Details Home page of pesticide fate models used in the Netherlands.
Details The SWAP model. Home page of the SWAP model, the hydrological component of PEARL.
Details The STONE model. Home page for the Jointly Developed Nutrient Emission Model. This is a model for calculating the emission of phosphorous and nitrogen to the groundwater and surface water at a national scale. The regional-scale version of PEARL uses the same geographical schematisation as STONE.
Details TOXSWA and SWASH. Information available through the FOCUS surface water home page.
Details The MACRO model. Home page for the MACRO model. The MACRO model contains an algoritm for calculating preferential flow.