Soil & Sediment Sampling

SAMPLING FOR SOIL AND SEDIMENT

Soil samples will be collected according to the EPA Region IV SOP and QAM, Section 4.8.3.3, revised February 1991.

Sediments will be collected according to the EPA Region IV SOP and QAM, Section 4.8.3.3, revised February 1991.

Below is a list of soil and sediment sampling devices used by AEM:

Type Material Use Permissible Parameters
Trowel, spoon SS
Teflon-coated SS
sampling All
Shovel Aluminum
SS
sampling
sampling
Demands, Nutrients
Metal, Organics
Corer SS
PVC Pipe
sampling
sampling
All
Inorganics
Hand auger SS sampling All
Ponar grab sampler SS sampling
sampling
All
Mixing tray Metal, foil-lined homogenizing, Extractable organics
glass compositing  
Plastic homogenizing Inorganics
  compositing  

Environmental Images

A typical closed landfill requires continuous maintenance. Here the area in the foreground has been reseeded and mulched to maintain an adequate vegetative cover.
A typical closed landfill requires continuous maintenance. Here the area in the foreground has been reseeded and mulched to maintain an adequate vegetative cover.19-Dec-2006 09:18, SONY CD MAVICA, 2.8, 7.0mm, 0.004 sec, ISO 100
 
07-May-2009 18:55, SONY CD MAVICA, 2.0, 7.0mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 320