Dr. Court Sandau at a site visit with client and Alberta regulators

2017 Round Up

Thank you for a wonderful 2017! 2017 has been another busy and exciting year for the Chemistry Matters team. We continued tackling new challenges like source allocating PAHs from oil spills in rivers or superfund sites in the US, we continued our exploration on natural Toluene with a peer reviewed…

Advice from your chemist – top four things when dealing with your spill into a river

You have had a spill… don’t panic, everything will be fine. Accidents happen. It is what you do next that is important. I have worked on many spills and here are what I believe are four of the most important things from a chemist’s perspective. 1. Get lots of source…
residential dust-wipe for legal sampling to determine contamination

Best Practices for Collecting Flawless Field Samples for Court Cases

A little under a year ago, Chemistry Matters provided an all-day legal sampling seminar on best practices, requirements and techniques for legal sampling.   This was one of our many favorite events in 2016. Attendees found the event highly informative, so we’ve decided to share some of the event’s major…