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New Method for Ultra-Trace Se, As, and Cr in Seawater

Brooks Applied Labs recently unveiled a new method for the quantitation of selenium, arsenic, and chromium in saline waters at concentrations of 5 ng/L (that converts to 0.005 µg/L!). This new capacity to support ultra-trace detection limits for elements predominately existing as anions in saline waters (such as seawater, brackish waters, and brines) will allow our clients and the scientific community to definitively support discharge requirements and investigations for estuaries, bays, near shore and open ocean, and saline lakes. Historically, these detection limits could only be achieved by using complicated…

Brooks Applied Labs is Headed Overseas!

Dr. Hakan Gürleyük, Technical Director at BAL, and Tamas Ugrai, Research Chemist, will both be presenting at the European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, taking place February 19 – 24 in the Austrian ski resort town of Sankt Anton am Arlberg. The Winter Conference is the premier international conference for scientists working with plasma ion sources for atomic analysis, such as ICP-MS. Hakan will be speaking on the Determination of radium in natural waters using…

15-Year Anniversaries at Brooks Applied Labs!

We are so proud to announce that two BAL employees, Frank McFarland and Rick Manson, have reached their 15-year anniversaries with the company! As our VP of Quality, Frank oversees one of BAL’s most beloved groups – Quality Assurance. Rick has the joy of constantly asking if you’ve tried turning it off and back on (you guessed it, he’s our IT Manager). They not only help keep BAL running smoothly every day, they also help make it a fun…

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