Discussion Group of the ICP forests Working Group on Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Laboratories
Latest Activity: Jan 10
47 laboratories in 23 countries participated in the 22nd Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Test, but only 43 laboratories send their results in time.The following test samples were submitted to the participants:1. Spruce needles (France) - same sample like in the 18th Test (Sample 4) 2. Ash leaves (Austria) 3. Quercus robur (Austria) 4. Spruce needles (Germany)Sample 1 was collected and prepared from INRA in France. Sample 2 and Sample 3 were collected from BFW in Austria. Sample 4 was collected from…Continue
Started by Alfred FÜRST Jan 10.
The Polish Forest Research Institute invite all laboratories that perform deposition and soil solution analyses in ICP-Forests programme to participate in the 10th Working Ring Test in order to assess the quality of the deposition and soil solution data collected in the ICP Programme on the Intensive Monitoring of Forest Ecosystems (EC-UN/ECE ICP Forests).The registration deadline is 31th January 2020.All necessary information you will find in the enclosed document.If you have any questions, do…Continue
Started by Alfred FÜRST Jan 7.
Together with 30 participants from 16 countries we had a successful meeting of the heads of the labs in Brasov from 5th till 6th of September 2019! The meeting was very well organized by Dora Lucaci and her team. We discussed the results of the last ring tests (water, foliage and soil). Limits for heavy metals (Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn) in water samples were fixed and water ringtest will be performed annually. The future of aqua regia digestion from soil samples with microwave, mercury…Continue
Started by Alfred FÜRST Apr 4, 2019.
The registration for the 22nd Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Comparison Test is open up from now – a detailed invitation paper were submitted to the laboratories in February 2019. The evaluated parameters are N, S, P, Ca, Mg, C, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Pb, Cd, B, As, Cr, Co, Hg and Ni. Detailed information and the registration page you can find here.If your laboratory…Continue
Started by Alfred FÜRST Mar 22, 2019.