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Analytical guidelines for water samples

Analytical guidelines for laboratories processing ECN water samples (WAG)
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WAG

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Terrestrial

Water samples collected at ECN sites are analysed by several laboratories. Whilst each laboratory has full responsibility for managing its own analytical resources, participating laboratories have an obligation to conduct analyses under controlled conditions, and to provide documentation of methodology, information about significant changes in methodology, and information about validation procedures. This document sets out guidelines for laboratory water sample analyses.

Note: this was formerly the AG protocol.

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JUNE

June is one of ECN's busiest months. In addition to the many other measurements, we start summer bat monitoring at terrestrial sites, and survey for spittle bugs. At freshwater sites, routine water sampling continues and we also sample diatoms this month.

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