A Methodology for Assessing Sample Representativeness

Charles A. Ramsey, Alan D. Hewitt
2005 Environmental Forensics  
Assessing sample representativeness is a critical component of any environmental investigation and should be performed before any conclusions are reached. If the samples are not representative, any conclusions or decisions will be incorrect. A complete understanding of the data quality objective process, sample plan design, sample plan implementation, and quality control is required to assess sample representativeness. This article presents a methodology for the evaluation of sample
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doi:10.1080/15275920590913877 fatcat:yqcnavxpq5ae7h6mm5wr4bujwu