According to the national residue control programme heavy metals (lead, cadmium, mercury) and organochlorine compounds (HCH, HCB, DDT, PCB, etc) are analyzed from the samples. Investigations are done according to the Council Directive 96/23/EC.
Metals: AAS Organo chlorins: Gaschromatography
Accredited (Standard 45001)
Russia: State Company Mineral Central Kola Expedition Arkhangelskgeologorazvedka Poljarnouralgeologia VNIIOkeangeologia VSEGEI IMGRE St Petersburg State University St. Petersburg Mining Institute Kola Scientific Centre RAS Karelia Scientific Centre RAS Arctic and Antarctic Institute Voeikov Great Geophysical Observatory Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Leningrad regional centres of the Hydrometeorological Survey of North Western Russia. Finland: Helsinki Univesity, geology department Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority Austria: University of Leoben, geology departement Lithuania: Geological Survey of Lithuania Major partners which have a position in the Steering Committee are Department of Natural Resources of the North -West Region Northern Committee of Natural Resources Geological Survey of Finland Geological Survey of Norway