German environmental specimen bank


Environmental Specimen Bank

photo of a women working in the Environmental specimen bank

The Environmental Specimen Bank (ESB) serves to investigate, document and archive environmental and human exposure to pollutants in Germany at a specific point in time. read more

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UBA heads the set-up of an European Human Biomonitoring system

a blood sample is taken from a woman

The EU Commission is providing funding worth more than 74 million euros to the “European Human Biomonitoring Initiative – HBM4EU” project to harmonize and align the database on human biomonitoring in the EU Member States and to enhance our understanding of the health impact of exposure to pollution. The aim is to consolidate existing data and to implement joint research projects. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment