Standard operating procedures

To achieve a high degree of quality assurance, every step in the procedure from sampling through transport, preparation and analysis of the specimen to long-term storage is the subject of binding Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for each type of specimen.

This ensures that values are comparable and that the information and conclusions passed on to federal government, notably for the Federal Ministry of the Environment, withstand scientific scrutiny and are politically relevant.

Click here for an overview of the standard operating procedures.