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Black Sea Environmental Recovery Project. Proficiency test 2006


Center's Name: Scientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
Project Acronym Pilot-Monitoring-2006
Project Reference GIMG Ltd, Agreement # FM-89/1
Assosiated Programme
Begin Date 2006-05-01
End Date 2006-12-12
Ongoing 1
Geographical Coverage Georgian sector of the Black sea
Summary On behalf of Black Sea Environmental Recovery Project (BSERP) The Marine Environmental Laboratory (MEL) of the International Atomic Agency (IAEA) conducted a Proficiency test for selected analytical laboratories within the Black Sea Region. An appropriated quality control reference materials was sent to the laboratories together with the test material. Scientific Research firm GAMMA  provided results of analyses of bottom sediment samples for a suite of 16 elements (Ag, As, Al, Ba, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Li, Mn, Ni, Pb, V, Zn ), extractable organic material (EOM), Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) and sediment grain size parameters. 76% of the results deemed acceptable. There data would seen to indicate a very good level of performance study. By Z-score of our lab only 1 result (Ni) is unacceptable.
Reference GIMG Ltd, Agreement # FM-89/1
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