Bioindicator | Environmental XPRT
Articles & Whitepapers
Map of the Month - June
Welcome to Edinburgh Instruments monthly blog celebrating our work in Raman, Photoluminescence, and Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging. Every month we will highlight our pick for Map of the Month to show how our spectrometers can be used to reveal all the hidden secrets in your samples. June Diatoms are light absorbing algae which, through carbon fixation, produce over 20% of the air we breathe. Their ...
Accumulation of heavy metals in forest dwarf shrubs and dominant mosses as bioindicators of atmospheric pollution
This article discusses the environmental concerns about heavy metal accumulation in dominant forest mosses and dwarf shrubs. Samples of two different species of mosses, such as glittering wood moss ...
Physiological and cellular responses of oysters (Crassostrea hongkongensis) in a multimetal‐contaminated estuary
Improvement of the intersection method for the quantification of filamentous organisms: basis and practice for bulking and foaming bioindication purposes
Bioindicators for environmental monitoring: JRC releases new certified reference material
ERM®-CD200 is a new material based onFucus vesiculosus, a brown algae commonly known as bladderwrack. It is certified for the mass fractions of arsenic, cadmium, copper, mercury, lead, selenium and zinc. This material represents an important ...
Equipment & Solutions
Hydrophilic Pesticides Water Sampler
The new device, described as a POCIS (Polar Organic Chemical Integrative Sampler) and marketed under the name of ExposMeter hydrophilic, is used to monitor hydrophilic contaminants that could be potentially endocrine-disrupting or acutely toxic. These compounds include pesticides, prescription and OTC drugs, steroids, hormones, antibiotics, personal care products, etc. These compounds are being ...