2007 Sampling and Analysis Protocol for Ontario Regulation 267/03 Made under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002

Part 5 - Acronyms

AAS: Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

CRM: Certified Reference Material

CV-AAS: Cold Vapour - Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

DCP: Direct Current Plasma

US-EPA: Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.A.)

GPS: Global Positioning System

HYD-FAAS: Hydride Flameless - Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

ICP: Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy

ICP/AES: Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy - Atomic Emission Spectroscopy

ICP/MS: Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy - Mass Spectrometry

ICP/OES: Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy - Optical Emission Spectroscopy

MOE/LSB: Ministry of the Environment (Ontario), Laboratory Services Branch

MPN: Most Probable Number

NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology (Gaitersburg, MD U.S.A.)

RSD: Relative Standard Deviation

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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 20 July 2007
Last Reviewed: 20 July 2007