Environmental Health - Toxic Substances
Frequently Asked Questions - Technology Transfer
Field and Laboratory Methods Development and Application
The Toxic Substances Hydrology (Toxics) Program's technology transfer includes making available to practitioners new environmental measurement methods through its web site and publications. USGS scientists develop new methods to measure a wide range of environmental properties, such as the concentration of new contaminants of concern in water or new ways of measuring the properties that control the fate of contaminants in ground water and streams.
Selected recent methods contributions:
The Toxics Program also transfers new technology to beneficiaries through the following mechanisms: