About Chemstrres

The full title of the project is “Swedish-Chinese chemical pollution stress and risks research program in the Yangtze river delta region”. CHEMSTRRES was granted by the Swedish Research council (VR) in November 2013, and officially started Jan. 1, 2014.

The aim of CHEMSTTRES is to develop a structured framework for assessment of chemical environmental hazards and risks in the highly industrialized and trade intensive Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region, with its commercial center, Shanghai.

The framework integrates;

  • Study design, methods and evaluation
  • Environmental assessments
  • Ecotoxicological effect assessments 

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The main purpose of Chemstrres is to develop a structured framework for assessment of environmental hazards and risks in the highly industrialized and trade intensive Yangtze River Delta region with its commercial centre Shanghai. To reach this goal nine sub-projects have been specified, including two ecotoxicology projects and seven exposure projects, all based on cooperation between Swedish and Chinese researchers.