Ask the Chemist
Over the years, we have fielded many excellent questions from our clients regarding methods, reporting, unique pesticide testing challenges, and mobile laboratory viability.
Ask the Chemist is an opportunity for our network to ask ECCS chemists analytical questions that pertain to environmental investigation and remediation projects.
Our objective is to provide valuable information to our network that is relevant to the day-to-day tasks you perform. If you would like to subscribe to Ask the Chemist, click here.
Ask the Chemist Vol. 1 - pH and Ammonia
Why is it necessary to record the pH and temperature of a groundwater sample when ammonia is a target analyte?
Ask the Chemist Vol. 2 - Dry Weight vs. Wet Weight Results
The report I received from one laboratory for my soil analysis cites the units µg/kg "wet." A report from a different laboratory stated "all results reported on an as-is basis unless otherwise noted." Yet a third laboratory reported the results as being "dry." Help!?