Taking samples is a key technique in environmental monitoring. Sample collection, when done well, can be cheap, numerous samples can be taken, and many people can participate in sample collection.
Types of sampling
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Ask and answer general questions about sampling:
|What is the best way to take a sample of snow to look for particulates?||@stevie||about 5 years ago||0||1|
|Oil Chemistry of Keystone Leak||@kayaerbil||about 5 years ago||1||5|
|How do I choose between different types of air canisters for grab sampling?||@stevie||over 5 years ago||0||0|
|When is it better to do grab sampling versus other types of monitoring?||@stevie||over 5 years ago||0||1|
|Where can you purchase a bucket for air grab sampling?||@stevie||over 5 years ago||1||5|
|What methods are available for doing air grab samples for hydrogen sulfide?||@stevie||over 5 years ago||0||2|
|Where can someone send a strange substance found on their property for analysis?||@bbutler||over 5 years ago||1||9|
|How much do different oil pollution tests cost?||@warren||over 5 years ago||1||1|
|What are soil sampling protocols being used by groups along the gulf coast?||@stevie||over 5 years ago||1||5|