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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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Site types that use this protocol

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.

July

Our field activities

JULY

At terrestrial sites during July we continue with evening bat monitoring started in June, but bird surveying is complete. We also survey grazing animals this month, using a dropping count method. At freshwater sites we sample larger invertebrates. Of course, there's also a suite of year-round measurements to be made!

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Sampling in Windermere