A Method is a procedure, technique, or tool for performing a scientific activity.
The Method Detection Limit
is the minimum concentration
of an analyte that undergoes the entire
measurement process and can be reported with a stated level of confidence that the analyte concentration is greater than zero.
A Methodology is a documented process or procedure for describing the philosophy of and procedures for performing a sequence of events, such as an analytical process, management of project activities, or the manner in which data are to be evaluated.
A methyl bromide
is the gaseous compound
CH3Br used primarily as an insect fumigant; found to be harmful to the stratospheric ozone layer
which protects life on earth from excessive ultraviolet radiation
is a highly toxic form of Mercury
found in the environment; CH3-Hg.
is a calculated term or enumeration representing some aspect of biological assemblage
, function, or other measurable aspect and is a Characteristic
of the Biota
A Metropolitan Area (MA)
is the US Census defines a MA as a Core
area containing a large population
nucleus, together with adjacent communities
that have a high degree of economic and
A Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) is a geographic entity defined by the federal Office
of management and Budget
for use by federal statistical agencies, based on the concept of a core
area with a large population
nucleus, plus adjacent communities
having a high degree of economic and social integration
with that core.