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Seabird tissue archival and monitoring project: Protocol for collecting and banking seabird eggs

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Geoff Weston-York, Barbara J. Porter, Rebecca S. Pugh, David G. Roseneau, Kristin S. Simac, Paul R. Becker, Lyman K. Thorsteinson, and Stephen A. Wise, 2001, Seabird tissue archival and monitoring project: Protocol for collecting and banking seabird eggs: National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Archiving biological and environmental samples for retrospective analysis is a major component of systematic environmental monitoring. The long-term storage of carefully selected, representative samples in an environmental specimen bank is an important complement to the real-time monitoring of the environment. These archived samples permit:The use of subsequently developed innovative analytical technology that was not available at the time the samples were archived, for clear state-of-art identification an~ quantification of analytes of interest,The identification and quantification of analytes that are of subsequent interest but that were not of interest at the time the samples were archived, andThe comparison of present and past [...]

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