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ASTM International Offers CD Collection of Environmental Sampling Standards

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ASTM Standards on Environmental Sampling, 4th Edition, features 135 of the latest ASTM standards emphasizing the importance of sampling techniques used to collect samples in the field.

Government agencies such as the EPA and the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as environmental professionals, biological engineers, health and safety specialists, consultants, contractors and lab personnel will find the ASTM Standards on Environmental Sampling CD an especially effective tool for conducting or managing environmental sampling projects. Topics cover:

•    Planning for sampling;
•    Screening samples in the field to indicate the need for additional sampling;
•    Interpreting data based on a specific sampling plan;
•    Various sampling techniques for a variety of environmental media;
•    Valuable information on different types of sampling equipment;
•    Preservation techniques; and
•    QA/QC specifications.

ASTM Standards on Environmental Sampling, 4th Edition, is available on CD-ROM for $179 USD (ISBN: 978-0-8031-8689-7; Stock #: SAMPCD11).

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585;

ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612;     

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