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NIST Aids the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the Area of Marine Animal Health

Marine animal health is affected by stressors including disease and man-made pollution. NIST assists NOAA primarily by evaluating marine-life … more

NIST Intercomparison Exercise Program for Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment

Since the beginning of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Status and Trends (NS&T) Program in 1987, NIST has … more

Isotopes as Environmental Tracers in Archived Biological Specimens

There is increasing interest in the analytical and environmental communities in using mercury isotopic fingerprinting to identify source patterns … more

Marine Environmental Metabolomics

NIST is developing NMR-based metabolomics for use as a tool to expand research on the impacts of environmental stressors on marine organisms. The … more

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