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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.

USGS scientist collecting real-time discharge and hydraulic-head data from the BAT3 on a laptop computer at the University of Connecticut Landfill Study Area, Storrs, CT
USGS scientist collecting real-time discharge and hydraulic-head data from the BAT3 on a laptop computer at the University of Connecticut Landfill Study Area, Storrs, CT -- from the BAT3 Photo Gallery/afs/.usgs.gov/www/toxics/htdocs/photo_gallery/benthic_flux.html -- from the Benthic Flux of Dissolved Metals Photo Gallery

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