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Excitation-emission spectra from raw wastewater and stream samples

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Example excitation-emission spectra from analysis of raw wastewater and stream samples using a laboratory-based instrument. Differences in the response shown in these graphs illustrates differences in the optical properties of water from these two sources that can potentially be used to develop field sensors for detection of wastewater contamination in in environmental waters. [RU, relative fluorescence units]. Preliminary data subject to revision.

These data are preliminary or provisional and are subject to revision. They are being provided to meet the need for timely best science.


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