位于珀斯校区, the Marine and Freshwater 研究 Laboratory (MAFRL) offer a fully integrated service for the sampling and analysis of fresh, 河口和海洋水环境. This includes comprehensive project management from tailored project design to 数据分析和报告撰写.
Our team of expert scientists complete testing in our specialised laboratory, 是由 National Association of Testing Authorities (认证号: 10603) to ISO/IEC 17025:2017, which means you can have full confidence in our analysis and reporting.
我们的实验室设备齐全, NATA-accredited facility for the analysis of fresh, 河口和海洋样本. Our laboratory analysis services include:
- 水 Analyisis 的营养成分, 叶绿素, 有机碳, 超微量元素, 重金属, 主要的阳离子和阴离子
- 沉积物的分析 for nitrogen and phosphorus, pore water, 叶绿素, 重金属, 铅同位素比值
- 生物分析 为植物提供营养和微量元素, 重金属积累, 铅同位素比值, sorting and identification of marine pests.
以下是托管链表格, tables for measurement uncertainties and a guide for sample handling, 保存时间和存储程序.
Led by our team of experienced scientists and ADAS qualified divers, we can complete a range of 现场取样 work for clients in Western Australia. 我们的实地抽样服务包括:
- Diffusive gradients in thin films (DGT) devices, deployment and analysis
- Aquatic macrophyte monitoring of vegetation
- Benthic sampling and invertebrate surveys
MAFRL has a range of water quality and sediment quality sampling equipment available for hire for the monitoring of coastal marine and freshwater environments.
- 水 quality sampling equipment including Niskin bottles, sampling pumps and filtration equipment
- CTD SeaBird SBE19plusV2 water quality profiling instruments
- PAR loggers and instantaneous light attenuation loggers
- A range of sediment grabs (Van Veen, Petite Ponar, Ekman)
MAFRL also provides calibration services for field instrumentation including:
- Turbidity calibrations and checks of various loggers using primary standards
- PAR logger calibrations against calibrated standard light source
- Salinity and temperature checks for CTD equipment against IAPSO seawater.
We can provide clients with a complete end-to-end service including tailored project design incorporating your individual needs, 现场取样, 数据分析和报告撰写.
Examples of projects we’ve delivered for clients include:
- Annual 水 Quality of Cockburn and Warnbro Sounds
- Benthic health monitoring of seagrass at Southern Seawater Desalination Plant
- Introduced marine pest surveys of Bunbury Harbour
- Macroalgal surveys in the Peel Harvey Estuary.