KIOWA ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
LABORATORY

Procedure Manual

Mountain Research Station & Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado at Boulder

Niwot Ridge/Green Lakes Valley Long-Term Ecological Research


List of Procedures

Overview: Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Methods

pH: Accumet AR10 pH Meter

Conductivity: Mettler Toledo SevenEasy Conductivity Meter

Acidity: Gran Titration

Acid Neutralizing Capacity (ANC): Gran Titration

BioTek Synergy2 Multi-Detection Microplate Reader: Operating Procedure

Ammonium Nitrogen (NH4+) : BioTek Synergy 2 Multi-Detection Microplate Reader

Lachat QuikChem 8500 Flow Injection Analyzer: Operating Procedure

Nitrite (NO2-):  Lachat QuikChem 8500 Flow Injection Module

Nitrate + Nitrite (NO3- + NO2-):  Lachat QuikChem 8500 Flow Injection Module

orthoPhosphate (PO4 3-): Lachat QuikChem 8500 Flow Injection Module

Total Phosphorus/Total Dissolved Phosphorus (TP/TDP): Lachat QuikChem 8500 Flow Injection Analyzer

Silica (Si): Lachat QuikChem 8500 Flow Injection Module

Anions (F-, Cl-, Br-, NO3-, SO4 2-): Metrohm 761 Compact Metrosep A Supp 5 Ion Chromatography Analyzer

Perkin Elmer Model AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer: Operating Procedure

Calcium (Ca 2+): Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Magnesium (Mg 2+): Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Sodium (Na+): Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Potassium (K+): Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Manganese (Mn): Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Lithium (Li+): Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Non-Purgable Organic Carbon (NPOC) and Total Nitrogen (TN): Shimadzu TOC-V CSN Total Organic Carbon Analyzer

delta 18O and delta Deuterium: Picarro L1102-i Isotopic Liquid Water Analyzer

VirTis Genesis 35L Freeze Dryer: Operating Procedure

Thermo Finnigan FLASH EA 1112 Series CHN Analyzer: Operating Procedure

Fluorescence Index with 2D Fluorescence Scan: ISA Jobin Yvon-SPEX Fluoromax-2 Spectrofluorometer

Chlorophyll-a and Phaeophytin: ISA Jobin Yvon-SPEX Fluoromax-2 Spectrofluorometer

UV-VIS Absorbance Scan: Agilent 8453 UV-Visible Spectrophotometer

Water Sample Collection Protocol:

Water Sample Filtration Protocol:

 

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