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Marco Vighi took his Master of Science in Biology at the University of Milan, Italy in 1969.
(Pesticide Risk in Groundwater provides an overview of the...)
Pesticide Risk in Groundwater provides an overview of the main issues concerning pesticide pollution of groundwater worldwide. The author also describes the economic implications of groundwater pollution and its control and exemplifies with a real case study.
(This book forms the conclusion of five years' collaborati...)
This book forms the conclusion of five years' collaboration among toxicologists, economists and lawyers in the understanding and solution of the problem of accumulative chemicals. As well as being a case study of the accumulation of pesticides in groundwater in one particular region (the European Union), the book forms a general study of the value of interdisciplinary approaches in environmental policy making.
Marco Vighi took his Master of Science in Biology from the University of Milano, Italy in 1969.
Marco Vighi is the coordinator of the Ecotoxicology Research Group of the Department of Environmental Sciences.
He was a researcher at the Italian National Council of Research in Milan, Italy from 1971 to 1983. From 1983 to 1998 Vighi worked as a professor at the University of Milan. In 1998 he became a professor of Ecology, Applied Ecology and Ecotoxicology at the University of Milano-Bicocca.
Besides, Vighi was a consultant to the European Commission in Brussels from 1991 and to the United Nations, New York City, from 2002.
From 2002 to 2005 Marco Vighi was Senior Consultant of the Project "Phase-out of pesticidal POPs in China", developed by the UNPD (United Nations Development Programme) and the Italian Ministry of the Environment, in collaboration with the Chinese government.
Currently, Vighi is Principal Investigator and responsible of the Ecotoxicology Research Group at the IMDEA Water Institute in Alcalà de Henares, Spain.
Additionally, he has published more than 180 scientific papers and books on applied ecology and on ecotoxicology.
(This book forms the conclusion of five years' collaborati...)1996
(Pesticide Risk in Groundwater provides an overview of the...)1995
From 1991 to 2009 Marco Vighi was a member of Scientific Advisory Committees on Toxicology and Ecotoxicology of the European Commission, the Director-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO), which is now known as the Director-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE).
He has also been a member of the Society of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry (SETAC), International Society of Limnology (SIL), International Society of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (SECOTOX), International Association of Water Quality (IAWQ), Italian Society of Toxicology (SITOX), and Italian Society of Ecology (SitE).
Marco Vighi married Daniela Pezzoni on March 7, 1968. The couple has three daughters: Veronica, Valentina, and Virginia.