Chemistry & Environment

The BZL team has been engaged in environmental affairs for around 30 years – in the meantime we have published many of our results and projects, most of them in German, see

 

English Publications

2017
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Reporting of sustainable chemistry approaches in the chemical industry. 2nd Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference, Berlin, 14.-17.5.17
    Download: Presentation slides (pdf, 1,12 MB)
  • Friege H., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Beneficiary contributions of the concept of Sustainable Chemistry to the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management beyond 2020 - Policy paper as stimulus for the lunch dialogue during the First Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process in Brasilia, 7-9 February 2017.
    External link: Policy Paper (PDF, 0,5 MB)
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    2013
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: RISKCYCLE and EU Legislation. In: Bilitewski B., Darbra R.M., Barceló D. (Eds.): Global Risk-Based Management oc Chemical Additives II. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry 23, 137-152, 2013
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Risk based management of chemicals and products in a circular economy at a global scale (risk cycle), extended producer responsibility and EU legislation. Environmental Sciences Europe 2013, 25:3 doi:10.1186/2190-4715-25-3
    External Link: Publication (html)
  • External Link: Publication (pdf, 1,7 MB)

  • Interview with Prof. Uwe Lahl on the occasion of ecochem 2013 in Basel:External Link: Alicia Jumman: Prof. Dr. Uwe Lahl – Green Chemistry Intellectual
  • Lahl U.: Marine litter - why we need chemical answers. Lecture at the Ecochem 2013 - The Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Event. Congress Center Basel, 19.11.2013.
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    2011
  • Lahl, U.: Possible Recommendations – Progress Report. China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), Special Policy Study on Mercury Management in China, Beijing, June 1.-2., 2011
    Download: Slideshow (pdf, 1,9 MB)
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Going Green: Chemicals. Fields of action for a resource-efficient chemical industry. Volume 19 of the Ecology Series, commissioned and published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation 2011
    Download: Going Green: Chemicals (pdf, 1,41 MB)
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    Elder publications

    1994
  • Wilken M., Walkow F., Jager E., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Flooding area and sediment contamination of the river Mulde, an Elbe-influx, with PCDD/F and other organic pollutants. Chemosphere 29 (9-11), 2237-2252, 1994
  • Kolenda J., Gass H., Wilken M., Jager J., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Determination and reduction of PCDD/F emissions from wood burning facilities. Chemosphere 29 (9-11), 1927-1938, 1994
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    1993
  • Kolenda J., Gass H., Wilken M., Jager J., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Determination and reduction of PCDD/F emissions from wood burning facilities. Poster, DIOXIN '93, Wien, and: Organohalogen Compounds 11, 401-404, 1993
  • Beyer A., Rakel H., Wilken M., Jager J., Schanne L., Jager E., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Site investigation after aircraft crash in a west-german city. Poster, 4. TNO-Konferenz, 3.-7.5.1993, Berlin
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    1992
  • Wilken M., Cornelsen B., Fabarius G., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: Soil Contamination with PCDD/PCDF and other Organohalogen Compounds in Bitterfeld/Wolfen (former GDR). Lecture, DIOXIN'92, 24.-28.8.1992, Tampere (SF)
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B.: What are non-agricultural pesticides? PAN Dossier No. 4: Pesticides in Europe at the Edge of the Twentieth Century. Proceedings of the European PAN Conference, Brussels, 16.-18.1.1992, 16-22, 1992
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    1991
  • Wilken M., Neugebauer F., Fabarius G., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: PCDD/-PCDF contamination of different pesticides produced in former GDR. Poster P 111, Dioxin '91, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, September 1991
  • Böske J., Ehmann J., Kurz R., Lahl U.: PCDD/PCDF immission by a municipal waste incinerator – results of a luff/lee study. Poster P 101, DIOXIN'91, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, September 1991
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    1990
  • Fabarius G., Wilken M., Borgas M., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Release of organic pollutants during accidental fires. Lecture, DIOXIN'90, Bayreuth, and: Organohalogen Compounds 3, 373-376, 1990
  • Lahl U.: Controlling And Eliminating Ozone Depleting Compounds From The View Of A Municipal Administration In The FRG. United Nations: The World Congress of Local Governments for a Sustainable Future, New York, 5.-8.9.1990
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    1989
  • Stachel B., Dougherty R.C., Lahl U., Schlösser M., Zeschmar B.: Toxic Environmental Chemicals in Human Semen: Analytical Method and Case Studies. andrologia 21 (3), 282-291, 1989
    External link: Abstract
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    1988
  • Maywald A., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Lahl U.: Water fit to drink? In: Goldsmith E., Hildyard N. (Hrsg.): The Earth Report. Monitoring the battle of our environment. Mitchell Beazley Publ., London, 79-88, 1988
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    1987
  • König H.P., Lahl U., Kock H.: Determination of organic volatiles in ambient air in the area of a landfill. J. Aerosol Sci. 18 (6), 837-840, 1987
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    1984
  • Stachel B., Lahl U., Zeschmar B.: Pollution of the river Rhine with halogenated organic compounds. An investigation during a „Fließende Welle”. Sci. Tot. Envir. 40, 103-113, 1984
  • Darimont T., Lahl U., Zeschmar B.: Nitrate levels in drinking water in a wine producing area of Germany (F.R.G.). Sci. Tot. Envir. 37, 253-257, 1984
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    1983
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar B., Gabel B., Kozicki R., Podbielski A., Stachel B., Struss S.: Ground-water pollution by nitrate. Proceedings of an International Symposium. UNESCO – IAH – IAHS, 1159-1170, 1983
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  • Zeschmar B. et al. (1983): Zeeman-AAS-Direct Analysis of solid and liquid Materials. International Conference Heidelberg: Heavy Metals in the Environment. 6.-7.9.1983
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    1982
  • Gabel B., Kozicki R., Lahl U., Podbielski A., Stachel B., Struss S.: Pollution of drinking water with nitrate. Chemosphere 11 (11), 1147-1154, 1982
  • Lahl U., Cetinkaya M., Düszeln J.v., Gabel B., Stachel B., Thiemann W.: Health risks for infants caused by trihalomethane generation during chemical disinfection of feeding utensils. Ecol. Food Nutr. 12, 7-17, 1982
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    1981
  • Lahl U., Bätjer K., Cetinkaya M., Düszeln J.v., Gabel B., Stachel B., Thiemann W.: Distribution and balance of volatile halogenated hydrocarbons in the water and air of covered swimming pools using chlorine for water disinfection. Water Res. 15 (7), 803-814, 1981
  • Lahl U., Cetinkaya M., Düszeln J.v., Stachel B., Thiemann W.: Health risks from volatile halogenated hydrocarbons? Sci. Tot. Envir. 20, 171-189, 1981
  • Stachel B., Bätjer K., Cetinkaya M., Düszeln J.v., Lahl U., Lierse K., Thiemann W.: On site continuous liquid liquid extraction of nonpolar organic compounds in water. Anal. Chem. 53, 1469-1472, 1981
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    1980
  • Bätjer K., Cetinkaya M., Düszeln J.v., Gabel B., Lahl U., Stachel B., Thiemann W.: Chloroform emission into urban atmosphere. Chemosphere 9 (5/6), 311-316, 1980
  • Bätjer K., Gabel B., Koschorrek M., Lahl U., Stachel B., Thiemann W.: Drinking water in Bremen: Trihalomethanes and social costs. A case study of bromoform formation during chlorination of river water highly contaminated with bromide ions. Sci. Tot. Envir. 14, 287-291, 1980
  • Lahl U., Bätjer K., Cetinkaya M., Düszeln J.v., Gabel B., Kozicki R., Podbielski A., Stachel B., Thiemann W.: Volatile halogenated hydrocarbons in food – analytical method and case study. Proc. Weltkongress Lebensmittelinfektionen und -intoxikationen, Berlin, 29.6.-3.7.1980