STP1282: Use of Phased Approach to Sampling Soil and Sediment for Site Characterization at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas

    Lazowski, DD
    Project Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute, Amarillo, TX

    Pages: 12    Published: Jan 1996


    Abstract

    In this study, the phased approach is used to expedite collection of data and information about the site. The approach consists of sampling soils and sediments at a variety of locations, using applicable sampling devices. The validated analytical measurements acquired from sampling is entered into a database. This data then can be applied in a geographical information system (GIS). Further analysis of material can be reduced and saved in the database. The chain-of-custody records throughout the phased approach ensures careful and accurate documentation.

    Keywords:

    sampling, soil, sediment, phased approach, sampling devices, geographical information system


    Paper ID: STP16584S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D34.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP16584S


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