Forensic analysis

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Ramboll has extensive experience using forensic analysis to assist clients in identifying the relative contributions of various potential sources to PFAS detected in the environment as a key element in liability assessments, apportionment, and allocation of costs and liabilities. This work has included:
  • Evaluation of historical and operational records, including operational history reconstruction and supply chain evaluations
  • Chemical fingerprinting, including multivariate statistical analyses to distinguish between multiple sources
  • Evaluation of region-specific and site-specific anthropogenic background concentrations
  • Chemical fate and transport evaluation and environmental modeling in air, stormwater and groundwater
  • Designing degradation studies to characterize the environmental fate of specific PFAS
  • Hydrogeological and geological assessments
  • Innovative sampling and data analysis methods