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General Information
Event Name: Incremental Sampling
Hosted By: U.S. EPA
Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation
Event Description:

Incremental Sampling is a two-day course that provides an overview of incremental sampling concepts to address soil heterogeneity and obtain soil samples that are representative of the site. The course also includes an introduction to using X-ray fluorescence (XRF) in conjunction with incremental sampling to support real-time decision making for characterization and cleanup. By taking the course, participants will achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand how soil heterogeneity affects data variability and how incremental sampling controls heterogeneity.
  • Calculate common statistical parameters used to support quality control and analysis of incremental sampling.
  • Build the introductory skills needed to plan, design, collect, and analyze incremental soil samples with robust data quality considerations.
  • Understand the theory and operation of XRF and how it is used in the field to collect high-quality metal concentration data.
  • Receive hands-on training for designing an incremental sampling approach, collecting incremental samples, calculating statistical parameters, and taking XRF measurements on prepared soil samples.

The training course uses a combination of lectures and interactive scenarios for participants to practice and discuss sampling design based on a site’s conceptual site model, present case studies and lessons learned for a variety of applications and contaminant scenarios and provide an opportunity for hands-on demonstration of incremental sampling and subsampling tools and approaches. 

Registration Status: Completed
Event Begins: August 01, 2019 at 8:30 AM
Event Ends: August 01, 2019 at 4:30 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Jodi McCarty (ICF)
Phone: 773-934-3091
E-mail: jodi.mccarty@icf.com
Location
This event will be held at: U.S. EPA - Region 9
75 Hawthorne St.
California/Arizona/Nevada Rooms - 1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Location Map:
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Location Contact Information: Patricia Bowlin
Phone: 415-972-3177
E-mail: bowlin.patricia@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
450 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-7755 or 1-800-795-7129
Map of Hotel: Click here to view 
Hotel Website: https://www.sirfrancisdrake.com/
Link for Hotel Reservations: https://www.ihg.com/kimptonhotels/hotels/us/en/fin ... (link shortened for display)
Hotel Room Information: Rooms can be reserved until Jul. 19, 2019 under the hotel block name "EPA CEC Best Practices Training". Room rate $239 per night (+ sales tax)
 

This room block rate is significantly lower than the which is less than the prevailing government rate of $270 per night.

Included in the room rate is complimentary high-speed internet, a $10 credit for Scala’s Restaurant, 10 to 20 percent off the hotel’s retail stores, use of the business center, a complimentary happy hour every evening and morning coffee/tea service.

Additional Event Information
Please click here for a detailed logistics brochure (274K/PDF)
   
   

 

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