School of Biological Sciences

Petersfield Centre for Environmental Technology

petersfield station
Petersfield Environmental Technology Field Station


The Centre of Environmental Technology Field Station is used by the the School of Biological Sciencesthe School of Civil Engineering and Surveying and the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, often for cross-disciplinary studies as part of the Environmental Technology Research Group (ETRG). A range of projects have been conducted at the centre, including the development of a chemical free water treatment system, the development of constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment, phytoremediation of contaminated soils and sediments, investigations into sustainable drainage systems, the evaluation of novel package sewage treatment systems, and the fate of pharmaceuticals in wastewater processing.

Read more about the facility on the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying web pages.