OCEAN DIAGNOSTICS' LAB
Combining state-of-the-art laboratory analysis, scientific capabilities and expertise for plastics and microplastics
About Our Lab
Plastic pollution is a major challenge for our oceans, environment and society. It includes microscopic particles, known as microplastics, that are routinely found in water, air and food and are a growing concern for ecosystem and human health.
Our mission is to support organizations, environmental managers, industries, and communities in their efforts to assess, monitor and reduce plastics in the environment. Our team are experts in the field who specialize in scientific studies and laboratory analysis of plastics, microplastics and textile microfibers.
Design and conduct assessment of sources, releases and dispersal of microplastics
Assist with field sampling, including application of Ocean Diagnostics' technology
Extract microplastics from diverse media, including wastewater, surface waters, fish, sediments, soil and commercial effluents
Quantification and polymer identification of microplastics using state of the art Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy