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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:

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Title Author Updated Likes
What is the best way to take a sample of snow to look for particulates? @stevie 6 months ago
Oil Chemistry of Keystone Leak @kayaerbil New Contributor 7 months ago
How do I choose between different types of air canisters for grab sampling? @stevie 8 months ago
When is it better to do grab sampling versus other types of monitoring? @stevie 8 months ago
Where can you purchase a bucket for air grab sampling? @stevie 8 months ago
What methods are available for doing air grab samples for hydrogen sulfide? @stevie 8 months ago
Where can someone send a strange substance found on their property for analysis? @bbutler New Contributor 9 months ago
How much do different oil pollution tests cost? @warren 9 months ago
What are soil sampling protocols being used by groups along the gulf coast? @stevie 10 months ago

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