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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. 

Additional Information:

Daily Class Times:
Wednesday - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Thursday - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM 

Registration Status: Completed
Event Begins: March 04, 2020 at 8:30 AM
Event Ends: March 05, 2020 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 1
5 Post Office Sq.
Room 0107, Leighton Hall
Courtroom 6
Boston, MA 02109
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Location Contact Information: Cosmo Caterino
Phone: 617-918-1264
E-mail: caterino.cosmo@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall
89 Broad St.
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 800-445-8667 or 617-556-0006
Map of Hotel: Click here to view 
Hotel Website: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/massachusetts/hilton-boston-downtown-faneuil-hall-BOSFDHF/index.html
Link for Hotel Reservations: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/bo ... (link shortened for display)
Hotel Room Information: Rooms can be reserved until Feb. 04, 2020 under the hotel block name "EPACEC". Room rate $229 (+ tax)
   
   

 

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