Site types that use this protocol: Terrestrial
Water samples collected at ECN sites are analysed by several laboratories. Whilst each laboratory has full responsibility for managing its own analytical resources, participating laboratories have an obligation to conduct analyses under controlled conditions, and to provide documentation of methodology, information about significant changes in methodology, and information about validation procedures. This document sets out guidelines for laboratory water sample analyses.
Note: this was formerly the AG protocol.
View WAG protocol [PDF]