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PREFERRED TERM
tracer study  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • isotopic tracer study
  • radioisotope tracer study
SCOPE NOTE
  • Experiments in which stable, easily detected substances or radioisotopes are added to a material to follow the movement of the substance in the environment or to detect any physical or chemical changes with time.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/tracer%20study
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