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Passive sampling for chlorinated organophosphorus flame retardants in Australian surface waters

Project Number # 4506-14

Validation and calibration of a POCIS device for the detection of chlorinated organophosphorus flame retardants in Australian surface waters

Project Leader:  Christine Close

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The aim of the project is to build and certify a passive sampling device (a polar organic chemical integrative sampler or POCIS) and to utilise it to study the distribution of selected chlorinated organophosphorus flame retardants in Australian surface waters.

 

Supervisor:  Dr Nichola Porter [RMIT]

Sponsor:      WaterRA

Mentor:        Mr Brad Edwards

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