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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.

The tower on the back of the USGS Mobile Atmospheric Mercury Laboratory.
The tower on the back of the USGS Mobile Atmospheric Mercury Laboratory on-site at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. The laboratory is designed to pump in air for analysis of mercury species (elemental mercury (Hg0), gaseous ionic mercury (Hg+2,+1), and particulate mercury) measurements -- from the USGS Mobile Atmospheric Mercury Laboratory Photo Gallery

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