A. Aagaard
European Food Safety Authority
Publications 5
#1A. AagaardH-Index: 4
#2Theodorus BrockH-Index: 6
Last.T. van der LindenH-Index: 4
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The EFSA Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR Panel) was tasked to revise the Guidance Document (GD) on Aquatic Ecotoxicology under Council Directive 91/414/EEC (SANCO/3268/2001 rev. 4 (final), 17 October 2002). This scientific opinion of the PPR Panel is the second of three requested deliverables within this mandate. The scientific background for the risk assessment on sediment organisms in edge-of-field surface waters is provided, with reference to benthic ecology and eco...
#1Karin Nienstedt (European Food Safety Authority)H-Index: 2
#2T.C.M. Brock (WUR: Wageningen University and Research Centre)H-Index: 33
Last.Christopher D. Brown (Ebor: University of York)H-Index: 33
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General protection goals for the environmental risk assessment (ERA) of plant protection products are stated in European legislation but specific protection goals (SPGs) are often not precisely defined. These are however crucial for designing appropriate risk assessment schemes. The process followed by the Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR) of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) as well as examples of resulting SPGs obtained so far for environmental risk assessment...