Section of Chemistry and the Environment (SCE)

The Section Chemistry and the Environment (SCE) is a section of the Swiss Chemical Society and is hosted by the Division of Analytical Sciences

SCE represents scientists from all fields of fundamental and applied research in environmental sciences and regulatory experts and acts on their behalf in national and international organizations. The Section’s activities include all research areas related to chemical processes that molecules undergo in the environment and their impact on the environment. It includes atmospheric, aquatic and soil chemistry, and the effect of molecules on living organisms.


  • Disseminate information through the organization and sponsorship of meetings, seminars, workshops and lectures
  • Provide a networking platform for environmental scientists to exchange ideas and expert knowledge between academia, industry and regulatory experts 
  • Facilitate contact with leading experts in the field
  • Represent SCE scientists’ interests in national and international organizations 


  • Networking
  • Scientific events to promote the exchange of knowledge in all areas of environmental chemistry
  • Events are going to be organized at industrial or academic locations to facilitate interdisciplinary exchange


Upcoming Events

SCS Spring Meeting 2019: Environmental Sciences
3. April 2019, 09.00-17.30h, FHNW Muttenz
Program and Website available soon

ContaSed 2020: 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Sediments
15.-17. June 2019, University of Bern




If you like to stay informed about the SCE activities, please enter your mail address and subscribe to the SCE newsletter.