Ecosystems Research

Nick Ward, PhD    

Analytical Services

The TNI and EPA-DMRQA accredited Mercury Analytical Lab at the PNNL Marine Sciences Laboratory offers the following customizable services:

  • Metals analyses: ICP-OES, ICP-MS
  • Mercury Analyses: Total, dissolved, particulate, and methyl mercury in water, tissue, and sediment samples
  • ​Acid Volatile Sulfide / Simultaneously Extracted Metals (AVS/SEM)
  • Radio-nuclide geochronology: 210Pb and 137Cs
  • Physicals: pH, conductivity, alkalinity 

Contact nicholas.ward at for pricing and service options. We offer service packages ranging from analytical only to full service trace metal sampling kits, remote location sample shipping courier service, and rapid data reporting.