Chapter 3. Quality assurance and quality control of surface water sampling

  1. Dr. Philippe Quevauviller
  1. G. J. Stroomberg1,
  2. I. L. Freriks1,
  3. F. Smedes2 and
  4. W. P. Cofino1

Published Online: 18 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527615216.ch03

Qualilty Assurance in Environmental Monitoring: Sampling and Sample Preatreatment

Qualilty Assurance in Environmental Monitoring: Sampling and Sample Preatreatment

How to Cite

Stroomberg, G. J., Freriks, I. L., Smedes, F. and Cofino, W. P. (1995) Quality assurance and quality control of surface water sampling, in Qualilty Assurance in Environmental Monitoring: Sampling and Sample Preatreatment (ed P. Quevauviller), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527615216.ch03

Editor Information

  1. European Commission, Measurements and Testing Programme, Rue de la Loi, 200, B-1049 Brussels

Author Information

  1. 1

    Vrije Universiteit, Institute for Environmental Studies, De Boelelaan 1115, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, National Institute for Coastal and Marine Management (RIKZ), PO Box 207, 9750 AE Haren, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287246

Online ISBN: 9783527615216

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Keywords:

  • sampling strategy;
  • pronouncements;
  • surface water sampling;
  • methodology;
  • auto-correlation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Quality systems for sampling

  • Development of a sampling strategy

  • Documentation and planning

  • Validation of sampling

  • Execution of the sampling plan

  • Quality control practices

  • References