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Programs and Projects
Standard Reference Materials for Hexavalent Chromium in Contaminated Soil

Significant environmental remediation efforts are being conducted to address the hazards posed by the long-term terrestrial disposal of hexavalent … more

Simultaneous Determination of Mercury and Tin Species in Standard Reference Materials

Methods applicable to the extraction and quantification of mercury and tin species in biological, environmental, and clinical reference materials … more

Certification of Three Soil SRMs for Inorganic Environmental Measurements

Analysis of soils for metals and other elements is essential in assessing environmental compliance and the impacts of potentially toxic elements … more

Measurements and Standards for Contaminants in Biological (Human) Materials

For the past 25 years NIST has developed a number of biological fluid and tissue Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) primarily for clinically … more

Monitoring Contaminants in the Arctic and Subarctic Using Banked Seabird Eggs

More than 95% of the seabirds breeding in the continental United States nest at colonies in the Bering and Chukchi seas and Gulf of Alaska. In … more

Mercury Vapor Pressure Correlation

An apparent difference between the historical mercury vapor concentration equations used by the mercury atmospheric measurement community and a … more

Instruments
Standard Reference Photometer

The Standard Reference Photometer (SRP) Program began in the early 1980s as collaboration between NIST and the U.S. Environmental Protection … more

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