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Development and improvement of analytical methods - AE1029

Summary Objective:-
Annually review existing analytical methods used by DEFRA and other organisations which assess a range of determinands such as sensitivity and selectivity for heavy metals, inorganic and organic chemicals including novel compounds. Recommend new or modified techniques for the analysis of environmental samples such as fish, shellfish, seawater and sediments.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Through the continued development of appropriate and effective analytical methods, enable DEFRA to fully participate in discussion meetings e.g. under the collaborative National Marine Monitoring Programme and at OSPAR or ICES.
Project Documents
• Final Report : AE1029   (104k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2005

Cost: £760,299
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine