Submitted to: Standardized Analytical Methods for Environmental Restoration Following Homeland Security Events EPA/600/R-07/015
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/18/2008
Publication Date: 8/18/2008
Citation: Zimba, P.V. 2008. Literature Reference for Anatoxin-a, Literature Reference for Cylindrospermopsin, Literature Reference for Microcystins, Literature Reference for Cylindrospermopsins, Literature Reference for Saxitoxin, and Selected Biotoxin Methods. In: Standardized Analytical Methods for Environmental Restoration Following Homeland Security Events. The Office of Research and Development, National Homeland Security Research Center. Computer Sciences Corporation, Alexandria, VA. Sections 8.2.14, p. 189; 8.2.17, p. 190-1; 8.2.21, p.195-6; 8.2.29, p. 197-8; 8.2.30, p. 198; and Appendix D, p. D2-3, respectively. (Book Chapters). Interpretive Summary: The US EPA is responsible for determining methodologies needed in the event of a terrorist attack. Methodologies for cleaning up chemical agents, radioactive isotopes, biological agents, as well as toxins were formulated. This publication summarizes approved methodology for analysis methods.
Technical Abstract: Methodology was formulated for use in the event of a terrorist attack using a variety of chemical, radioactive, biological, and toxic agents. Standardized analysis procedures were determined for use should these events occur. This publication is annually updated.