environmental sampling method News

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Environmental Waters

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos.  The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • PM Environmental to Present on Improved Soil Sampling Method at the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Event

    PM Environmental will be presenting at the fifth annual AIPG American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Technical Workshop on June 16-17 in Roscommon County, Michigan. The presentation topic will be Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM), a method of soil sampling that improves accuracy and significantly reduces costs for site assessments.  The two-day event will focus ...


    By PM Environmental

  • Water analysis of small samples

    Water analysis specialists Camlab has introduced a water analyser that can measure up to nine parameters in a single sample that can be collected in a standard 50ml falcon tube. The Camlab analyser is manufactured by Mantech, which develops automated multi-parameter analysers. The analyser can test potable, surface and ground waters for ...

  • STL Adopt New Extraction Method

    STL have recently introduced an innovative new method for the extraction of metals from soils. Previously the process involved hotplate extraction using aqua regia, however a new innovative method has been adopted using microwave assisted aqua regia extraction. The analysis of the extracted sample remains the same and is carried out using Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical ...


  • PerkinElmer Introduces High-Throughput Sample Introduction Systems for Environmental Analysis

    Integrated Solution Provides up to 50 Percent Increase in Optima ICP-OES and ELAN ICP-MS Productivity WALTHAM, Mass. – PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, today announced an agreement with Elemental Scientific Inc. (ESI) to offer integrated sample introduction systems designed to improve throughput when making ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • EPA revisions to method 301 validations

    On May 10, 2011 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revised its field validation procedure known as Method 301. Method 301 is used when a source owner or operator proposes to use a new or alternative test method to meet an EPA compliance requirement. The method specifies procedures for determining and documenting the precision and bias of measured concentrations from various media ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • SPECTRO releases new SPECTRO GENESIS for reliable analysis of environmental or industrial samples

    The SPECTRO GENESIS simultaneous ICP-OES spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments GmbH has been designed to offer a truly cost-effective alternative to flame AA or sequential ICP-OES for those requiring fast, reliable analysis of environmental or industrial samples. For those new to the ICP-OES technique, pre-installed, factory calibrated methods for industrial and environmental analyses ...

  • Validation of Method for Mercury in Potable Water

    ALcontrolALcontrol Laboratories is one of the UK’s leading contract analysis companies, specialising in areas including the analysis of air, water, food, land and asbestos. The Water Group have been operational for more than 25 years and has developed and grown significantly in recent times. One area that ALcontrol specialise in is the testing of environmental waters to meet very low detection ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Beacon Environmental Services Introduces BESURE Sample Collection Kit™

    Bel Air, MD -- Beacon Environmental Services, the international leader in soil gas surveys and vapor intrusion monitoring, introduces their proprietary BESURE Sample Collection Kit™. Unrivalled in its ease-of-use and reliability, the kits are custom packaged for each project to include samplers and all the hand tools and materials a client needs to conduct on-site sampling – providing a fast, ...

  • Prototype NIST method detects and measures elusive hazards

    A chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a relatively simple, inexpensive method for detecting and measuring elusive hazards such as concealed explosives and toxins, invisible spoilage in food or pesticides distributed in soil by wind and rain. The prototype method is more sensitive than conventional techniques for detecting traces of these ...

  • New method for detecting microplastic particles in fish stomachs

    A novel approach for identifying and isolating anthropogenic – including microplastic – particles in fish stomachs has been devised by researchers in Belgium. The new method may enable scientists and policymakers to better assess the presence, quantity and composition of particles ingested by marine life, and improve understanding of the environmental effects of marine plastic ...

  • A standard method of publishing and sharing scientific data

    A standard method for publishing different types of data generated from environmental observations has been developed. It allows researchers to publish data from many different sources so that they are freely available, can be easily understood, and can be integrated with observational data from other sources. Scientific research is generating more information than ever before. Although ...

  • Method developed to measure solute movement in soils

    Scientists from Aarhus University and Aalborg University in Denmark have developed a new method for measuring the movement of solutes in intact soil. Improving on the existing method, the new procedure can be used on intact, undisturbed soil and provides more confident estimates. Movement, or diffusion, of solutes in soils is involved in many processes of agronomical, environmental and technical ...

  • Research and Markets: Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, Vol 59. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9fsmsn/analysis_and_risk) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, Vol 59. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry" to their ...


  • EPA region 7 to begin issuing orders to obtain access to residential properties in Omaha for environmental sampling

    EPA Region 7 will soon begin to issue administrative orders to a small group of residential property owners in Omaha, Neb., allowing the Agency legal access to those properties to conduct environmental sampling for toxic lead in soil and exterior paint, all at no cost to the property owners. Under the authority of the Superfund program, EPA has been working in Omaha since 1999 to identify and ...

  • UK Health and Safety Laboratory samples with Axetris MFCs

    Proficiency testing ensures workplace & consumer safety. ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • International Passive Sampling Workshop and Symposium (IPSW 2009)

    IPSW 2009 will host several satellite workshops. An expert group meeting dedicated to passive sampling techniques for monitoring emerging pollutants will be organised by NORMAN, the Network of reference laboratories and related organisations for monitoring and bio-monitoring of emerging environmental pollutants.. In addition, the First Passive Sampling Intercalibration study (1st IPSIC) will be ...


    By Exposmeter AB

  • Free Mold Sampling Webinar hosting by EMSL

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. will be hosting “The Basics of Mold Sampling for an IAQ Investigation” free webinar on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST. Dr. Jason Dobranic, EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences, will host the webinar and discuss different methodologies for mold sampling. The webinar will cover the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Conducting Wipe Sampling After Lead Abatement

    Permanently removing all traces of lead-based paint hazards is a crucial element in the rehabilitation of older buildings, particularly those built prior to 1970. Lead-based paint abatement techniques will be aided by two new ASTM International standards that focus on composite wipe sample preparation for analysis following lead abatement activities in buildings. The new standards are ...


    By ASTM International

  • Scientists in Spain develop new methods for monitoring drug abuse by analyzing wastewater

    Scientists at the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) in Barcelona have developed a new method for monitoring the consumption of drugs of abuse in the general population. This method, which was developed using analytical laboratory technology from Applied Biosystems/MDS Analytical Technologies, can measure the levels of substances such as cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis in water ...


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