Archived SPARTAN SOPs
Here you can find a historical archive of SPARTAN's standard operating procedures (SOPs). Changes in specific versions are denoted by a a change in number and or decimal after the primary number designating the SOP revision. Large changes, to the method are denoted by the primary number, and smaller procedural changes are denoted by a change in the decimal. All updates to the SOPs will be accompanied by a date. The date denotes when change was made, and applied to all further analysis going forward, until a new version is applied. The current version of the SOP for a particular technic can always be found on the SOP page.
Archived SOPs Gravimetric Analysis
This, the first historical SOP we have for SPARTAN analysis is a reorganisation providing clarification for data users to SPARTANs Gravimetric analysis methods. This SOP was applied in July 2018.
Archived Trace Metals Analysis SOPs
This is the first archived revision we have for Trace metals analysis with the Inductively Coupled Plasma- Mass Spectrometry technic, which added aqua regia digestion, introduced method validation procedure and updated contamination control methods and applies after July 2018
Removed information on aqua regia digestion as it is no longer performed and added data validation to include blank correction, this revision applies as of April 2019. This was the last SOP for ICP-MS as the network transitioned to XRF for Trace Metal analysis in fall of 2019
Archived Ion Chromatography SOPs
Archived Reconstructed Fine Mass SOPs
This first archived version of this SOP details the steps taken to calculate the Reconstructed Fine Mass data product which accompanies analysis specific data and applies as of August 2018