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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

Not all of these types of sampling have pages yet, but we are working together to collect these resources, so please help by editing this page:

Please add other types of sampling here as well.


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Title Author Updated Likes Comments
What is the best way to take a sample of snow to look for particulates? @stevie about 3 years ago 3
Oil Chemistry of Keystone Leak @kayaerbil about 3 years ago 5
How do I choose between different types of air canisters for grab sampling? @stevie over 3 years ago 0
When is it better to do grab sampling versus other types of monitoring? @stevie over 3 years ago 2
Where can you purchase a bucket for air grab sampling? @stevie over 3 years ago 5
What methods are available for doing air grab samples for hydrogen sulfide? @stevie over 3 years ago 2
Where can someone send a strange substance found on their property for analysis? @bbutler over 3 years ago 10
How much do different oil pollution tests cost? @warren over 3 years ago 1
What are soil sampling protocols being used by groups along the gulf coast? @stevie over 3 years ago 5

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