Replacing a Legacy LIMS at the Pacific Environmental Science Centre
Application Note Jun 24, 2013
The PESC is Environment Canada's premier science centre in Western Canada and provides the core laboratory and field operations required for the Department's regional programs. Types of media the PESC deal with range from fresh and marine waters, sewage and industrial effluents, soils and sediments, to biological tissue – plant and animal, petroleum products, rainwater and air filters. Analyses conducted by the centre cover, legal, emergency response, water reservoir contamination, fish kills, compliance monitoring, methods development projects, federal and provincial agencies, and analyses for academic institutions. The PESC combines chemistry, toxicology, microbiology, sample management/contract management, data management, enforcement and emergencies, and field programs.