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    Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from 1995 onwards.

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Record number 445519
Title SWASH Manual 4.2 : user’s guide version 4
Author(s) Fait, G.; Berg, F. van den; Adriaanse, P.I.; Jong, A. de; Roller, J.A. te; Beltman, W.H.J.
Source Wageningen : Wettelijke Onderzoekstaken Natuur & Milieu (WOt-werkdocument 355) - 53
Department(s) Alterra - Environmental risk assessment
Alterra - Earth informatics
WOT Natuur & Milieu
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) pesticiden - oppervlaktewater - bodemwater - waterverontreiniging - bodemverontreiniging - modellen - pesticides - surface water - soil water - water pollution - soil pollution - models
Categories Environmental Pollution
Abstract SWASH (Surface WAter Scenarios Help) assists the user in calculating pesticide exposure concentration in the EU FOCUS surface water scenarios. It is part of the exposure calculation procedure, being part of the obligatory evaluation procedure to place an active substance on List 1 according to EU Directive 91/414/EEC. SWASH encompasses: (i) FOCUS Drift Calculator, calculating pesticide entries through spray drift deposition, (ii) PRZM-3, calculating pesticide entries through run-off, (iii) MACRO, calculating pesticide entries through drainage and (iv) TOXSWA, calculating the behaviour of pesticides in small surface waters. It is linked to SPIN, a pesticide properties tool, and prepares input for the PRZM, MACRO and TOXSWA models. Via the SWASH shell the user can enter the shells of the other models to perform the PRZM or MACRO model runs needed to assess the fate of the substance in he FOCUS water body systems using TOXSWA.
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