Peter Schmid

Dr. Peter Schmid
Büchnerstrasse 20
CH-8006 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 363 70 87
Phone2: +41 (0) 79 384 36 26
E-mail: p.p.schmid(at)

Additional functions:
Member of the panel of scientific experts of the 'Permanent Court of Arbitration', The Hague

Key Publications of Peter Schmid (up to ten) :
Schmid, P., Bogdal, C., Blüthgen, N., Anselmetti, F.S., Zwyssig, A., Hungerbühler, K., 2011. The missing piece: sediment records in remote mountain lakes confirm glaciers being secondary sources of persistent organic pollutants. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45, 203-208.

Schmid, P., Kohler, M., Gujer, E., Zennegg, M., Lanfranchi, M., 2007. Persistent organic pollutants, brominated flame retardants and synthetic musks in fish from remote alpine lakes in Switzerland. Chemosphere 67, S16-S21.

Sorg, O., Zennegg, M., Schmid, P., Fedosyuk, R., Valikhnovskyi, R., Gaide, O., Kniazevych, V., Saurat, J.H., 2009. 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) poisoning in Victor Yushchenko: identification and measurement of TCDD metabolites. Lancet 374, 1179-1185.

Bogdal, C., Schmid, P., Zennegg, M., Anselmetti, F.S., Scheringer, M., Hungerbühler, K., 2009. Blast from the past: Melting glaciers as a relevant source for persistent organic pollutants. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43, 8173–8177.

Schmid, P., Zennegg, M., Holm, P., Pietsch, C., Brüschweiler, B., Kuchen, A., Staub, E., Tremp, J., 2010. Polychlorierte Biphenyle (PCB) in Gewässern der Schweiz. Daten zur Belastung von Fischen und Gewässern mit PCB und Dioxinen, Situationsbeurteilung. Umwelt-Wissen Nr. 1002. Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Berne.

Expertise of Peter Schmid:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Soil Pollution and Restauration
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic HealthHealth
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Applied Research / Technology
PolarHigh Altitude

Last update: 11/29/19
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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