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    (Standards will be added, revised or withdrawn on an ongoing basis.)

    D653 Standard Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D1997 Standard Test Method for Laboratory Determination of the Fiber Content of Peat Samples by Dry Mass

    D2434 Standard Test Method for Permeability of Granular Soils (Constant Head)

    D2944 Standard Practice of Sampling Processed Peat Materials

    D2973 Standard Test Method for Total Nitrogen in Peat Materials

    D2974 Standard Test Methods for Moisture, Ash, and Organic Matter of Peat and Other Organic Soils

    D2977 Standard Practice for Particle Size Range of Peat Materials for Horticultural Purposes

    D2978 Standard Test Method for Volume of Processed Peat Materials

    D2980 Standard Test Method for Volume Weights, Water-Holding Capacity, and Air Capacity of Water-Saturated Peat Materials

    D3385 Standard Test Method for Infiltration Rate of Soils in Field Using Double-Ring Infiltrometer

    D3404 Standard Guide for Measuring Matric Potential in Vadose Zone Using Tensiometers

    D4043 Standard Guide for Selection of Aquifer Test Method in Determining Hydraulic Properties by Well Techniques

    D4044 Standard Test Method for (Field Procedure) for Instantaneous Change in Head (Slug) Tests for Determining Hydraulic Properties of Aquifers

    D4050 Standard Test Method for (Field Procedure) for Withdrawal and Injection Well Testing for Determining Hydraulic Properties of Aquifer Systems

    D4104 Standard Test Method (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Transmissivity of Nonleaky Confined Aquifers by Overdamped Well Response to Instantaneous Change in Head (Slug Tests)

    D4105 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Transmissivity and Storage Coefficient of Nonleaky Confined Aquifers by the Modified Theis Nonequilibrium Method

    D4106 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Transmissivity and Storage Coefficient of Nonleaky Confined Aquifers by the Theis Nonequilibrium Method

    D4221 Standard Test Method for Dispersive Characteristics of Clay Soil by Double Hydrometer

    D4373 Standard Test Method for Rapid Determination of Carbonate Content of Soils

    D4380 Standard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries

    D4381/D4381M Standard Test Method for Sand Content by Volume of Bentonitic Slurries

    D4404 Standard Test Method for Determination of Pore Volume and Pore Volume Distribution of Soil and Rock by Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry

    D4511 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity of Essentially Saturated Peat

    D4531 Standard Test Methods for Bulk Density of Peat and Peat Products

    D4542 Standard Test Method for Pore Water Extraction and Determination of the Soluble Salt Content of Soils by Refractometer

    D4544 Standard Practice for Estimating Peat Deposit Thickness

    D4630 Standard Test Method for Determining Transmissivity and Storage Coefficient of Low-Permeability Rocks by In Situ Measurements Using the Constant Head Injection Test

    D4631 Standard Test Method for Determining Transmissivity and Storativity of Low Permeability Rocks by In Situ Measurements Using Pressure Pulse Technique

    D4647/D4647M Standard Test Methods for Identification and Classification of Dispersive Clay Soils by the Pinhole Test

    D4696 Standard Guide for Pore-Liquid Sampling from the Vadose Zone

    D4700 Standard Guide for Soil Sampling from the Vadose Zone

    D4972 Standard Test Method for pH of Soils

    D4992 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Rock to be Used for Erosion Control

    D5084 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Saturated Porous Materials Using a Flexible Wall Permeameter

    D5088 Standard Practice for Decontamination of Field Equipment Used at Waste Sites

    D5092 Standard Practice for Design and Installation of Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D5093 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Infiltration Rate Using Double-Ring Infiltrometer with Sealed-Inner Ring

    D5121 Standard Practice for Preparation of Rock Slabs for Durability Testing

    D5126/D5126M Standard Guide for Comparison of Field Methods for Determining Hydraulic Conductivity in Vadose Zone

    D5143 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Nitroaromatic and Nitramine Explosive in Soil by High Performance Liquid Chromatography

    D5240/D5240M Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Durability of Rock for Erosion Control Using Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate

    D5254/D5254M Standard Practice for Minimum Set of Data Elements to Identify a Groundwater Site

    D5268 Standard Specification for Topsoil Used for Landscaping Purposes

    D5269 Standard Test Method for Determining Transmissivity of Nonleaky Confined Aquifers by the Theis Recovery Method

    D5270 Standard Test Method for Determining Transmissivity and Storage Coefficient of Bounded, Nonleaky, Confined Aquifers

    D5298 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Soil Potential (Suction) Using Filter Paper

    D5299 Standard Guide for Decommissioning of Groundwater Wells, Vadose Zone Monitoring Devices, Boreholes, and Other Devices for Environmental Activities

    D5312/D5312M Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Durability of Rock for Erosion Control Under Freezing and Thawing Conditions

    D5313/D5313M Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Durability of Rock for Erosion Control Under Wetting and Drying Conditions

    D5314 Standard Guide for Soil Gas Monitoring in the Vadose Zone

    D5408 Standard Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site; Part One - Additional Identification Descriptors

    D5409/D5409M Standard Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site; Part Two - Physical Descriptors

    D5410 Standard Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site; Part Three - Usage Descriptors

    D5435 Standard Test Method for Diagnostic Soil Test for Plant Growth and Food Chain Protection

    D5447 Standard Guide for Application of a Groundwater Flow Model to a Site-Specific Problem

    D5472/D5472M Standard Test Method for Determining Specific Capacity and Estimating Transmissivity at the Control Well

    D5473 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure for) Analyzing the Effects of Partial Penetration of Control Well and Determining the Horizontal and Vertical Hydraulic Conductivity in a Nonleaky Confined Aquifer

    D5474 Standard Guide for Selection of Data Elements for Groundwater Investigations

    D5490 Standard Guide for Comparing Groundwater Flow Model Simulations to Site-Specific Information

    D5519 Standard Test Methods for Particle Size Analysis of Natural and Man-Made Riprap Materials

    D5521/D5521M Standard Guide for Development of Groundwater Monitoring Wells in Granular Aquifers

    D5539 Standard Specification for Seed Starter Mix

    D5608 Standard Practices for Decontamination of Field Equipment Used at Low Level Radioactive Waste Sites

    D5609 Standard Guide for Defining Boundary Conditions in Groundwater Flow Modeling

    D5610 Standard Guide for Defining Initial Conditions in Groundwater Flow Modeling

    D5611 Standard Guide for Conducting a Sensitivity Analysis for a Groundwater Flow Model Application

    D5715 Standard Practice for Estimating the Degree of Humification of Peat and Other Organic Soils (Visual/Manual Method)

    D5716 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Rate of Well Discharge by Circular Orifice Weir

    D5718 Standard Guide for Documenting a Groundwater Flow Model Application

    D5719 Standard Guide for Simulation of Subsurface Airflow Using Groundwater Flow Modeling Codes

    D5737/D5737M Standard Guide for Methods for Measuring Well Discharge

    D5738 Standard Guide for Displaying the Results of Chemical Analyses of Groundwater for Major Ions and Trace Elements - Diagrams for Single Analyses

    D5753 Standard Guide for Planning and Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging

    D5754 Standard Guide for Displaying the Results of Chemical Analyses of Groundwater for Major Ions and Trace Elements - Trilinear Diagrams for Two or More Analyses

    D5777 Standard Guide for Using the Seismic Refraction Method for Subsurface Investigation

    D5779/D5779M Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Apparent Specific Gravity of Rock and Manmade Materials for Erosion Control

    D5781/D5781M Standard Guide for Use of Dual-Wall Reverse-Circulation Drilling for Geoenvironmental Exploration and the Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5782 Standard Guide for Use of Direct Air-Rotary Drilling for Geoenvironmental Exploration and the Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5783 Standard Guide for Use of Direct Rotary Drilling with Water-Based Drilling Fluid for Geoenvironmental Exploration and the Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5784/D5784M Standard Guide for Use of Hollow-Stem Augers for Geoenvironmental Exploration and the Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5785 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Transmissivity of Confined Nonleaky Aquifers by Underdamped Well Response to Instantaneous Change in Head (Slug Test)

    D5786 Standard Practice for (Field Procedure) for Constant Drawdown Tests in Flowing Wells for Determining Hydraulic Properties of Aquifer Systems

    D5787 Standard Practice for Monitoring Well Protection

    D5850 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure) Determining Transmissivity, Storage Coefficient, and Anisotropy Ratio from a Network of Partially Penetrating Wells

    D5855 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Transmissivity and Storage Coefficient of Confined Nonleaky or Leaky Aquifer by Constant Drawdown Method in Flowing Well

    D5856 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Porous Material Using a Rigid-Wall, Compaction-Mold Permeameter

    D5872/D5872M Standard Guide for Use of Casing Advancement Drilling Methods for Geoenvironmental Exploration and Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5875/D5875M Standard Guide for Use of Cable-Tool Drilling and Sampling Methods for Geoenvironmental Exploration and Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5876 Standard Guide for Use of Direct Rotary Wireline Casing Advancement Drilling Methods for Geoenvironmental Exploration and Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5879 Standard Practice for Surface Site Characterization for On-Site Septic Systems

    D5880 Standard Guide for Subsurface Flow and Transport Modeling

    D5881 Standard Test Method for (Analytical Procedure) Determining Transmissivity of Confined Nonleaky Aquifers by Critically Damped Well Response to Instantaneous Change in Head (Slug)

    D5883 Standard Guide for Use of Rotary Kiln Produced Expanded Shale, Clay or Slate (ESCS) as a Mineral Amendment in Topsoil Used for Landscaping and Related Purposes

    D5903 Standard Guide for Planning and Preparing for a Groundwater Sampling Event

    D5911/D5911M Standard Practice for Minimum Set of Data Elements to Identify a Soil Sampling Site

    D5920 Standard Test Method [Analytical Procedure] for Tests of Anisotropic Unconfined Aquifers by Neuman Method

    D5921 Standard Practice for Subsurface Site Characterization of Test Pits for On-Site Septic Systems

    D5922 Standard Guide for Analysis of Spatial Variation in Geostatistical Site Investigations

    D5923 Standard Guide for Selection of Kriging Methods in Geostatistical Site Investigations

    D5924 Standard Guide for Selection of Simulation Approaches in Geostatistical Site Investigations

    D5978 Standard Guide for Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D5979 Standard Guide for Conceptualization and Characterization of Groundwater Systems

    D5980 Standard Guide for Selection and Documentation of Existing Wells for Use in Environmental Site Characterization and Monitoring

    D5981 Standard Guide for Calibrating a Groundwater Flow Model Application

    D5995 Standard Guide for Environmental Site Characterization in Cold Regions

    D6000 Standard Guide for Presentation of Water-Level Information from Groundwater Sites

    D6001 Standard Guide for Direct-Push Groundwater Sampling for Environmental Site Characterization

    D6025 Standard Guide for Developing and Evaluating Groundwater Modeling Codes

    D6028 Standard Test Method (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Hydraulic Properties of a Confined Aquifer Taking into Consideration Storage of Water in Leaky Confining Beds by Modified Hantush Method

    D6029 Standard Test Method (Analytical Procedure) for Determining Hydraulic Properties of a Confined Aquifer and a Leaky Confining Bed with Negligible Storage by the Hantush-Jacob Method

    D6030 Standard Guide for Selection of Methods for Assessing Groundwater or Aquifer Sensitivity and Vulnerability

    D6031/D6031M Standard Test Method for Logging In Situ Moisture Content and Density of Soil and Rock by the Nuclear Method in Horizontal, Slanted, and Vertical Access Tubes

    D6033 Standard Guide for Describing the Functionality of a Groundwater Modeling Code

    D6034 Standard Test Method (Analytical Procedure) for Determining the Efficiency of a Production Well in a Confined Aquifer from a Constant Rate Pumping Test

    D6036 Standard Guide for Displaying the Results of Chemical Analyses of Groundwater for Major Ions and Trace Elements - Use of Maps

    D6067 Standard Practice for Using the Electronic Piezocone Penetrometer Tests for Environmental Site Characterization

    D6089 Standard Guide for Documenting a Groundwater Sampling Event

    D6092 Standard Practice for Specifying Standard Sizes of Stone for Erosion Control

    D6106 Standard Guide for Establishing Nomenclature of Groundwater Aquifers

    D6167 Standard Guide for Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging: Mechanical Caliper

    D6168 Standard Guide for Selection of Minimum Set of Data Elements Required to Identify Locations Chosen for Field Collection of Information to Describe Soil, Rock, and Their Contained Fluids

    D6169/D6169M Standard Guide for Selection of Soil and Rock Sampling Devices Used With Drill Rigs for Environmental Investigations

    D6170 Standard Guide for Selecting a Groundwater Modeling Code

    D6171 Standard Guide for Documenting a Groundwater Modeling Code

    D6187 Standard Practice for Cone Penetrometer Technology Characterization of Petroleum Contaminated Sites with Nitrogen Laser-Induced Fluorescence

    D6235 Standard Practice for Expedited Site Characterization of Vadose Zone and Groundwater Contamination at Hazardous Waste Contaminated Sites

    D6274 Standard Guide for Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging - Gamma

    D6282/D6282M Standard Guide for Direct Push Soil Sampling for Environmental Site Characterizations

    D6285 Standard Guide for Locating Abandoned Wells

    D6286 Standard Guide for Selection of Drilling Methods for Environmental Site Characterization

    D6312 Standard Guide for Developing Appropriate Statistical Approaches for Groundwater Detection Monitoring Programs

    D6391 Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity Using Borehole Infiltration

    D6429 Standard Guide for Selecting Surface Geophysical Methods

    D6430 Standard Guide for Using the Gravity Method for Subsurface Investigation

    D6431 Standard Guide for Using the Direct Current Resistivity Method for Subsurface Investigation

    D6432 Standard Guide for Using the Surface Ground Penetrating Radar Method for Subsurface Investigation

    D6449 Standard Test Method for Flow of Fine Aggregate Concrete for Fabric Formed Concrete (Flow Cone Method)

    D6452 Standard Guide for Purging Methods for Wells Used for Groundwater Quality Investigations

    D6459 Standard Test Method for Determination of Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Performance in Protecting Hillslopes from Rainfall-Induced Erosion

    D6460 Standard Test Method for Determination of Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Performance in Protecting Earthen Channels from Stormwater-Induced Erosion

    D6461 Standard Specification for Silt Fence Materials

    D6462 Standard Practice for Silt Fence Installation

    D6473 Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity and Absorption of Rock For Erosion Control

    D6475 Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass Per Unit Area of Erosion Control Blankets

    D6517 Standard Guide for Field Preservation of Groundwater Samples

    D6527 Standard Test Method for Determining Unsaturated and Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity in Porous Media by Steady-State Centrifugation

    D6539 Standard Test Method for Measurement of the Permeability of Unsaturated Porous Materials by Flowing Air

    D6564 Standard Guide for Field Filtration of Groundwater Samples

    D6572 Standard Test Methods for Determining Dispersive Characteristics of Clayey Soils by the Crumb Test

    D6599 Standard Practice for Construction of Live Fascines on Slopes

    D6629 Standard Guide for Selection of Methods for Estimating Soil Loss by Erosion

    D6634/D6634M Standard Guide for the Selection of Purging and Sampling Devices for Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D6639 Standard Guide for Using the Frequency Domain Electromagnetic Method for Subsurface Investigations

    D6642 Standard Guide for Comparison of Techniques to Quantify the Soil-Water (Moisture) Flux

    D6684 Standard Specification for Materials and Manufacture of Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Revetment Systems

    D6685 Standard Guide for the Selection of Test Methods for Fabrics Used for Fabric Formed Concrete (FFC)

    D6711 Standard Practice for Specifying Rock to Fill Gabions, Revet Mattresses, and Gabion Mattresses

    D6724 Standard Guide for Installation of Direct Push Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D6725 Standard Practice for Direct Push Installation of Prepacked Screen Monitoring Wells in Unconsolidated Aquifers

    D6726 Standard Guide for Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging - Electromagnetic Induction

    D6727 Standard Guide for Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging - Neutron

    D6765 Standard Practice for Live Staking

    D6820 Standard Guide for Use of the Time Domain Electromagnetic Method for Subsurface Investigation

    D6825 Standard Guide for Placement of Riprap Revetments

    D6836 Standard Test Methods for Determination of the Soil Water Chararcteristic Curve for Desorption Using a Hanging Column, Pressure Extractor, Chilled Mirror Hygrometer, and/or Centrifuge

    D6884 Standard Practice for Installation of Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Revetment Systems

    D6910/D6910M Standard Test Method for Marsh Funnel Viscosity of Clay Construction Slurries

    D6911 Standard Guide for Packaging and Shipping Environmental Samples for Laboratory Analysis

    D6914 Standard Practice for Sonic Drilling for Site Characterization and the Installation of Subsurface Monitoring Devices

    D7014 Standard Practice for Assembly and Placement of Double-Twisted Wire Mesh Gabions and Revet Mattresses

    D7045 Standard Guide for Optimization of Groundwater Monitoring Constituents for Detection Monitoring Programs for RCRA Waste Disposal Facilities

    D7046 Standard Guide for Use of the Metal Detection Method for Subsurface Exploration

    D7047 Standard Test Method for Mucilloid Content of Plantago Insularis (Ovata, Psyllium)

    D7048 Standard Guide for Applying Statistical Methods for Assessment and Corrective Action Environmental Monitoring Programs

    D7069 Standard Guide for Field Quality Assurance in a Groundwater Sampling Event

    D7100 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Compatibility Testing of Soils with Aqueous Solutions

    D7101 Standard Index Test Method for Determination of Unvegetated Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Ability to Protect Soil from Rain Splash and Associated Runoff Under Bench-Scale Conditions

    D7128 Standard Guide for Using the Seismic-Reflection Method for Shallow Subsurface Investigation

    D7208 Standard Test Method for Determination of Temporary Ditch Check Performance in Protecting Earthen Channels from Stormwater-Induced Erosion

    D7242/D7242M Standard Practice for Field Pneumatic Slug (Instantaneous Change in Head) Tests to Determine Hydraulic Properties of Aquifers with Direct Push Groundwater Samplers

    D7243 Standard Guide for Measuring the Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Paper Industry Sludges

    D7262 Standard Test Method for Estimating the Permanganate Natural Oxidant Demand of Soil and Aquifer Solids

    D7276 Standard Guide for Analysis and Interpretation of Test Data for Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Revetment Systems in Open Channel Flow

    D7277 Standard Test Method for Performance Testing of Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Revetment Systems for Hydraulic Stability in Open Channel Flow

    D7322 Standard Test Method for Determination of Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Ability to Encourage Seed Germination and Plant Growth Under Bench-Scale Conditions

    D7351 Standard Test Method for Determination of Sediment Retention Device Effectiveness in Sheet Flow Applications

    D7352 Standard Practice for Direct Push Technology for Volatile Contaminant Logging with the Membrane Interface Probe (MIP)

    D7367 Standard Test Method for Determining Water Holding Capacity of Fiber Mulches for Hydraulic Planting

    D7458 Standard Test Method for Determination of Beryllium in Soil, Rock, Sediment, and Fly Ash Using Ammonium Bifluoride Extraction and Fluorescence Detection

    D7503 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Exchange Complex and Cation Exchange Capacity of Inorganic Fine-Grained Soils

    D7626 Standard Test Methods for Determining the Organic Treat Loading of Organophilic Clay

    D7648 Standard Practice for Active Soil Gas Sampling for Direct Push or Manual-Driven Hand-Sampling Equipment

    D7663 Standard Practice for Active Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    D7664 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Unsaturated Soils

    D7699/D7699M Standard Practice for Minimum Geospatial Data for Abandoned Mine Land Problem Areas, Planning Units, Keyword Features, and Project Sites

    D7758 Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Source Identification, Spatial Variability Assessment, Monitoring, and Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    D7760 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Tire Derived Aggregates Using a Rigid Wall Permeameter

    D7762 Standard Practice for Design of Stabilization of Soil and Soil-Like Materials with Self-Cementing Fly Ash

    D7765 Standard Practice for Use of Foundry Sand in Structural Fill and Embankments

    D7780 Standard Practice for Geospatial Data for Representing Coal Mining Features

    200 ASTM standards used for environmental investigation and remediation. Available as a one-time collection, collection with quarterly updates, or LAN version with quarterly updates.