The Best Way to Monitor Mercury

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Date: 15:50:00 - Oct 14 2021
Speakers: Dr. Johannes Pfingsten
Moderators: Dr. Lesley Sloss

At our recent Air Quality and Emissions event, Dr. Johannes Pfingsten of VDZ gave a 10-minute presentation comparing methods for the monitoring of mercury emissions.  

Dr. Pfingsten discusses:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of the prevailing reference method, EN13211
  • Different methods for reducing the limit of quantification
  • Prospects for the wider utilisation of sorbent-trap methods
  • Controlling breakthrough at different concentrations

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Speakers


Dr. Johannes Pfingsten
Dr. Johannes Pfingsten (VDZ)

Dr. Johannes Pfingsten is responsible for trace element analysis at VDZ. Besides the supervision of emissions projects, Dr. Pfingsten works on the validation of new methods, most recently of CEN/TS 17286 for accreditation.

Moderators


Dr. Lesley Sloss
Dr. Lesley Sloss (International Centre for Sustainable Carbon)

Dr. Lesley Sloss is very active in the outreach work of the International Centre for Sustainable Carbon and runs a workshop on mercury and multi-pollutant emissions from coal. Dr. Sloss acts as Lead on the United Nations Environment Programme's Coal Partnership Area providing guidance to the delegations on the implementation of the new Minamata Convention on Mercury.


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