29 05, 2019

Teaming up!

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Joonas Koivisto at Air Pollution Management and ARCHE Consulting! Services we will cover are providing guidance on aerosol instrumentation, particle measurements & sampling, and mathematical modeling. With this collaboration we are [...]

22 03, 2019

Combined effects of temperature and nickel stress on a Daphnia magna population are correctly predicted by a mechanistic model

Temperature is known to alter the sensitivity of Daphnia magna to metals. In a population experiment, it was investigated if the temperature effect on nickel (Ni) sensitivity, as observed in toxicity tests, was also present in D. magna populations. Surprisingly, [...]

15 02, 2019

Mechanistic model co-developed by ARCHE Consulting can predict copper effects on snail populations

In this study we present a novel, mechanistic model to predict effects of Cu on aquatic invertebrate populations (Lymnaea stagnalis – the great pond snail). Lymnaea stagnalis is particularly sensitive species to various metals and the precise mechanisms behind the [...]

15 11, 2018

NeRSAP meeting

On the 8th and 9th of November ARCHE Consulting attended the NeRSAP 8 meeting organised at the University of Antwerpen. NeRSAP is a Network of REACH SEA and AoA Practitioners where experts can exchange views on the latest concepts, methods [...]

11 10, 2018

Successful 7th edition BPR Symposium

On Tuesday 9 October 2018 we organised a successful 7th edition of our yearly BPR Symposium. The presentations focused on Biocidal Product Family, Letter of Access, in situ generated active substances and physico-chemical properties. These topics are still evolving [...]

4 09, 2018

“TK/TD modelling approaches” ready for use in aquatic risk assessments states EFSA!

Key for more realistic risk assessments?  On August 23, EFSA released their “Scientific Opinion on the state of the art of Toxicokinetic / Toxicodynamic (TKTD) effect models for regulatory risk assessment of pesticides for aquatic organisms”. What does this [...]

16 07, 2018

Stakeholder Consultation on PFHxS and PFHxS-related Substances

Risk & Policy Analysts (RPA), together with ARCHE Consulting have been appointed by the Norwegian Environment Agency to collect information on the uses and emissions of PFHxS and PFHxS-related substances, alternatives, substitution costs and a socio-economic analysis for the proposed [...]