JRC News

  1. 19 Nov 2014

    JRC scientists developed in collaboration with experts from the National Physical Laboratory (UK), the Netherland's National Metrology Institute and the Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia) a new measurement procedure for the calibration of mercury mass concentration at saturation in air samples.

  2. 18 Jul 2014

    JRC scientists observed some challenges using Wels catfish to monitor the quality of river and other surface waters. It may be important to consider the type (species and size) of fish when deriving to valid conclusions on environmental quality.

  3. 1 Aug 2013

    JRC-IRMM has released ERM-CA713, a new wastewater certified reference material, developed in support of the Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC).

  4. 13 Nov 2012

    The JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) organised an interlaboratory comparison (ILC) for the determination of 15 natural and anthropogenic radionuclides in soil. A report describing in detail all the phases of this exercise has just been published.