Thank you for a wonderful 2017!
2017 has been another busy and exciting year for the Chemistry Matters team.
news and blog entries from the Chemistry Matters team
In the first post of this series, I described the basis for how we became involved in determining a method for the detection of a natural, biogenic source of toluene. In this post, I describe how the process works and provide some thoughts on how to conduct an investigation.
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.
In 2015, Chemistry Matters Inc. (CMI) provided the scientific support for Nexen at Long Lake during their emulsion release. As part of that role, I pored over data every evening, often long through the night to be able to communicate results to regulators and Nexen management and to put together the next day's...
A little under a year ago, Chemistry Matters provided an all-day legal sampling seminar on best practices, requirements and techniques for legal sampling.
During the months before the INEF 2016 conference, I was thinking about my talk on environmental forensics. I feel like I “do” environmental forensics on most of my projects, even the ones that are not litigation based, so I was asking myself “What is environmental forensics?”.
New paper, how exciting!
The picture for this blog looks pretty boring. Just another picture of a chain of custody form.
Nope, these are special paper chain of custody forms. Printed them up myself on my inkjet printer... What makes them special? One is water resistant, one is water proof, and the last one is...
The training seminar presentation on Forensics Laboratory Analysis and Process which was delivered at Life of a Fire Investigator seminar being hosted by the Fire Investigation Association of Alberta (FIAA) went very well. It was nice to meet those involved in FIAA and have the opportunity to talk with them. I...