This edition features 135 of the latest ASTM standards emphasizing the importance of sampling techniques used to collect samples in the field. Topics cover:
Planning for sampling
Screening samples in the field to indicate the need for additional sampling
Interpreting data based on a specific sampling plan
Various sampling techniques for a variety of environmental media
Valuable information on different types of sampling equipment
Government agencies such as the EPA and the Department of Health and Human Services; as well as environmental professionals, biological engineers, health and safety specialists, consultants, contractors, and lab personnel will find this is an especially effective tool for conducting or managing environmental sampling projects.