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Environmental Health - Toxic Substances

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Methods

Field and laboratory environmental measurement methods

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Toxic Substances Hydrology Program develops field methods to measure a wide range of environmental properties, and develops approaches and protocols used to assess or characterize contamination.

The Program also develops laboratory analytical methods to measure a wide variety of chemicals in environmental media.

View of a data logger used to control a pump that injects a tracer solution into a stream during a stream tracer test
View of a data logger used to control a pump that injects a tracer solution into a stream during a stream tracer test -- from the Tracer Tests Photo Gallery

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