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King County's SciFYI: A digest of current natural science issues in King County

Special Edition: King County's Environmental Laboratory

The Environmental Laboratory (Lab) provides quality field, laboratory, information technology services, and advisory services in support of King County and other publicly-sponsored programs that protect and enhance water quality. The Lab serves more than 150 King County projects, analyzes 15,000 samples, and produces close to 400,000 data points for use in environmental studies and decision-making. Read more about the Lab and its projects in the individually downloadable articles below in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

Read the current issue of the SciFYI Newsletter.

Environmental Lab Building About the Environmental Lab by Larry Jones, Article 1004-1.
Smelter plume Environmental Lab, Public Health–Seattle & King County Collaborate on Tacoma Smelter Plume Study by Diane McElhany, Environmental Laboratory Trace Metals Unit, Article 1004-2.
Icon representing Industrial Waste and Environmental Lab Connection Environmental Lab and Industrial Waste: A Close Connection
by Kate Leone, Environmental Laboratory Manager, Article 1004-3.
New instrument at Environmental Lab New Instruments Aid Trace Organics Analyses by Mike Doubrava, Environmental Laboratory Trace Organics Unit, Article 1004-4.
John Blaine at the helm of the Liberty John A. Blaine by Ben Budka, Supervisor, Environmental Laboratory Environmental Services Unit, Article 1004-5.
Lab worker looking for sources of toxicity in water samples Sediment TIEs: Making the Connection by Fran Sweeney, Environmental Laboratory Aquatic Toxicology Unit, Article 1004-6.
The lab's new remote underwater camera goes where divers can't Small but Mighty: VideoRay ROV is Versatile Member of the Environmental Lab Crew
by Jim Devereaux, Environmental Laboratory Environmental Services Unit, Article 1004-7.
Scientists present and share findings on current science topics and projects at science seminars Upcoming Spring Science Seminar–April 27th, Article 1004-8.


Download the full April 2010 SciFYI newsletter in its publication format, printed on 8.5 x 11 inch pages. (2.7 mb pdf file)

For questions about the SciFYI Newsletter, please contact Larry Jones, Senior Water Quality Planner, Science and Technical Support Section.