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Environmental Measurement Methods in C-FERST

Environmental Measurement Methods

Below are several types of methods for measuring the level of pollutants in different environments. These methods are organized from more basic, commercially available techniques to more advanced, technical methods. 

Screening Methods for Air

Screening Methods for Surfaces

Quantitative Screening Methods for Surfaces

Quantitative Screening Methods for Water


These are not the only resources available to communities. The most appropriate resources will depend on the issue of concern and community objectives.  Inclusion of links to these resources in C-FERST does not imply endorsement of their use. 

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