Carmen Casado Martinez
Ecotox Centre, Switzerland
Marine scientist by education specialized on sediment ecotoxicology, with a PhD on the use of sediment quality guidelines and toxicity tests for the characterization of dredged material intended for open water disposal. Since 2012 working on freshwater sediments at the Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology. Main working areas at present involve sampling strategies for sediment monitoring, derivation of sediment quality criteria for traditional and emerging pollutants, and the use of sediment toxicity tests for sediment quality assessment.