Fraunhofer Institute Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME

On behalf of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) the Fraunhofer Institute Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME carries out the following tasks: storage and preparation of environmental specimens, soil sampling, inorganic analysis of environmental specimens according to the ESB concept, definition/update of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for inorganic analysis of environmental specimens, soil, transport, preparation and storage, reporting and assessment.

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