ASTM-D3976 Standard Practice for Preparation of Sediment Samples for Chemical Analysis

ASTM-D3976 - 1992 R15 EDITION - CURRENT
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Scope

1.1 This practice describes standard procedures for preparation of test samples (including the removal of occluded water and moisture) of field samples collected from locations such as streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, and oceans.

1.2 These procedures are applicable to the determination of volatile, semivolatile, and nonvolatile constituents of sediments.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For a specific precautionary statement, see Note 3.

Keywords

chemical analysis; nonvolatile constituents; preparation; sediment samples; semivolatile; volatile;; ICS Number Code 13.060.45 (Examination of water in general)

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11.02 (Water (II))

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13.060.45 (Examination of water in general Including sampling)

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Document Number

ASTM-D3976-92(2015)

Revision Level

1992 R15 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

Jan. 15, 2015

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

3 pages

Committee Number

D19.07