This quick-reference guide can be taken out in the field, enabling biologists and other professionals to safely collect tissue samples for analysis in the laboratory to accurately detect contaminants of concern. It reviews sample collection from a multitude of taxa and for various environmental contaminants. It provides guidelines for animal welfare while handling wildlife for sample collection, using appropriate personal protective equipment, establishing a high-quality field laboratory, documentation of sample collection and laboratory submission, and maintaining a database.
Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
Number of pages: 280
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm