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SETAC Advisory Groups provide a vital forum for professionals in the environmental sciences. The groups’ activities range from sponsorship of platform and poster sessions at annual meetings to proposing and supporting workshops and books on current topics, including the second edition of the book "Ecotoxicology of Amphibians and Reptiles” and the workshop "Ecotoxicity of Nanomaterials.” SETAC Advisory Groups also provide valuable input to international forums and conventions, such as the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the Stockholm Convention and potentially the Global Convention on Mercury.

How to Join an Advisory Group

Being part of an Advisory Group gives you the chance to participate in special sessions or networking events at an annual meeting, in focused workshops, in online exchanges, or to contribute to books or journal articles. Participation in an advisory group is open to all interested parties. Once you are signed in to your SETAC account, navigate to the advisory group of your interest and click "Join Group” near the top of the page.

Introductory Information About Advisory Group

A series of articles was published in the SETAC Globe in 2012 introducing the various SETAC Advisory Groups:

  • July issue of the Globe
    • North America Advisory Groups: Chemistry and Human Health Risk Assessment
    • Global Advisory Groups: Metals, Ecological Risk Assessment and Sustainability
  • September issue of the Globe
    • Europe Advisory Groups: Mechanistic Effect Models, Environmental Monitoring, Extreme Stress Events and Ecosystem Recovery (EXCESS)
    • Global Advisory Groups: Exposure Modeling and LCA (LCA has an AG in Europe, North America and a Global Coordination Group
  • October issue of the Globe
    • Europe Advisory Groups: Dung Organism Toxicity Testing
    • Global Advisory Groups: Sediment, Bioaccumulation Science, Ecotoxicology of Amphibians and Reptiles, Global Soils and Nanotechnology
  • November issue of the Globe
    • Europe Advisory Groups: REACH
    • Global Advisory Groups: Animal Alternatives in Environmental Science, Aquatic Macrophyte Ecotoxicology, Ecosystem Services, Endocrine Disrupter Testing and Risk Assessment, Pharmaceuticals plus information about one active working group of the Sediments Advisory Group

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