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Environmental Characterization Applications (402)

Graphic representing solution work flow and links to capability examples. Fate and Transport Atmospheric Domain Aquatic Domain Mapping of Nearshore Marine Waters (192) Autonomous Measurement of Ocean Algae (374) Instrumented Buoy for Coastal Waters (181) Critical Aquatic Habitat Characterization (361) Multi-mode Mapping of Marine Nearshore (320) Groundwater In-Situ Sensor for Lead and Cadmium (8) Portable Electrochemical Sensor System (281) In-Situ Ground Water Probe (22) Fieldable Sensor for Radionuclides in Water (222) Soil Contamination Small Bore Elemental Analysis Probe (4) Portable Uranium Assay Instrument (10) Evaluate Field Chemical Analysis Method (397) Subsurface Radionuclide Measurements (160) Telerobotic Geophysical Survey System (120) Large Area Assessment GIS for Detecting Habitat Change (189) Cultural & Environmental Site Analysis (208) Remote Environmental Monitoring (97) Direct Chemical Vapor Distribution Mapping (351)

Problem: Provide effective environmental characterization by leveraging diverse assessment and data analysis tools.

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Interaction Mechanisms through Controls and Measurements

PNNL Solution:

  • Assess subject area including historical use, contamination of concern, fate and transport effects for contaminants in local environment
  • Conduct preliminary sampling
  • Develop characterization plan, review, and approval
  • Assemble sampling and characterization tools
  • Perform field measurements
  • Analyze individual samples including statistical analysis to ensure data quality
  • Integrate multiple data sets to provide site understanding
  • Review and validate findings
  • Report results

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Capabilities varied from project to project (see individual capability pages for more detail).

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